Trump calls to axe Obamacare, endorses 'merit-based' immigration (Lead)

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST

US President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time at the Capitol Hill here seeking to strengthen his presidency and detailing an agenda on repealing Obamacare, immigra

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'Psoriasis likely to recur if patients have anxiety, depression'

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST

Psoriasis, a skin condition in which skin cells build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches, has high chances of recurrence if the patient is subject to anxiety and depression, say doctors.

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Zika may be spread by 35 mosquito species

New York |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST

Researchers have identified 35 mosquito species, including 26 previously unsuspected ones, that could possibly transmit the deadly Zika virus.

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Did seaweed help us become humans?

London |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:29 PM IST

Eating seaweed might have provided the key nutrients that helped Homo sapiens evolve millions of years ago, suggests new research.

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FIR against Jagan for misbehaving with Andhra official

Vijayawada |Wednesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST

An FIR was registered against YSR Congress Party President Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday for misbehaving with a government official and preventing him from discharging his duties, Andhra Pradesh

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Too much soda may put teenagers at breast cancer risk later

New York |Wednesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST

Teenagers who consume a diet low in vegetables and high in sugar-sweetened and diet soft drinks may be at increased risk for premenopausal breast cancer, warns a study.

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Tune in to happy songs to recall positive memories

Toronto |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:34 PM IST

If you listen to happy or peaceful music, you recall positive memories, whereas if you listen to emotionally scary or sad music, negative memories from your past may spring to mind, says a study.

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Class 9-12 girls also to get mid-day meal in Delhi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

The Delhi government will provide the mid-day meal to students of classes 9 to 12 also in all its girls schools.

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Manipal, CDC announce maiden investment in iGenetic Diagnostics

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST

India's Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), in partnership with Britain's CDC Group Plc on Wednesday announced its maiden investment in iGenetic Diagnostics Private Limited -- a healthcare dia

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Centre to set up five educational institutions for minorities: Naqvi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said the Centre will establish five world-class institutions to provide better education in technical, medical, ayurveda and unani fields to students be

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AIIMS staffer was operated upon without anaesthesia: Doctor

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

The 28-year-old AIIMS staffer, Rajbir Kaur, who died during childbirth at the institution, was operated upon without anaesthesia, a doctor who was part of the medical team revealed on Wednesday.

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Consuming walnuts may be beneficial for sperm health

New York |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:39 PM IST

Eating a walnut-enriched diet with 75 grams of walnuts every day may improve sperm vitality (movement) and morphology (form) -- markers of semen quality, which is a predictor of male fertility -- in m

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