27 Aug 2016
Toronto: Turning conventional wisdom on its head, researchers have found that cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, may improve low-light vision of vertebrates by sensitising retinal cells.
26 Aug 2016
New York: Are you overweight and obese? Be warned, as you may be at an increased risk of developing eight more forms of cancer, including stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, ovary, meningioma -- a type of brain tumour -- thyroid cancer and the blood cancer multiple myeloma, says a review.
24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A draft bill which aims to safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such children legal was cleared on Wednesday by the Union Cabinet.
14 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Michael Phelps closed out the Rio Olympics in the only way imaginable. Golden.
23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Sudha Singh, who returned from Rio Olympics with fever and body ache last week, was tested positive for swine flu. However, she escapes Zika which the doctors were suspecting earlier.
10 Aug 2016
Rio De Janeiro: Michael Phelps captured his 20th Olympic gold medal in devastating fashion, sealing victory with a kiss, before adding a staggering 21st before the night was over.
18 Aug 2016
Washington: Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients as it leaves a positive impact not just psychologically but physically as well by alleviating symptoms of anxiety, pain, fatigue and boosting quality of life, a new study has suggested.
13 Aug 2016
London: Aerobic exercise can significantly help individuals improve the 'cognitive deficits,' especially loss of working memory linked with schizophrenia, finds a study.
21 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is "much better now" and will be "up and about very soon", Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday. The 69-year-old Congress President was discharged from the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here two days back after successfully undergoing a minor procedure. She was earlier in the hospital for 11 days for treatment of fever, dehydration and a shoulder injury.
13 Aug 2016
Rio De Janerio: Joseph Schooling beat Michael Phelps and made Singaporean sporting history on Friday when he won the 100 metres butterfly and his country's first Olympic gold medal. Once the pupil, photographed as a boy alongside his childhood idol Phelps, he put in a masterful performance to deny the American a 23rd and final individual gold in a race that will also be long remembered for a three-way dead-heat for second.