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Study finds new technique that helps in early-stage Parkinson's disease diagnosis
Washington | July 24, 2022 6:26:11 AM IST
Professor Aviv Mezer's team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) recognized that by modifying a related procedure known as quantitative MRI (qMRI), the cellular alterations in Parkinson's may be discovered. ... read..


Delhi reports 738 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported a rise at new Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 738 against 712 reported on previous day, and one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Prevalence of tobacco use in Mizoram as high as 77.1%: Study
Aizawl | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A joint survey of ICMR-NCDIR has found that the prevalence of tobacco use (smoked and smokeless) in Mizoram is as high as 77.1 per cent, with the use of smokeless tobacco higher at 54.1 per cent as compared to smoked tobacco at 43.6 per cent. ... read..


WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The World Health Organisation on Saturday declared the monkeypox as public health emergency of international concern. ... read..


Mental health care is essential for heart patients at every age
Washington | July 24, 2022 2:25:44 AM IST
Many people who are born with heart defects show resilience and have a great quality of life, although they may encounter a variety of health-related psychological and social issues throughout their lives. ... read..


Scientists develop liquid biopsy techniques to aid in detection of cancer in blood
Florida | July 24, 2022 1:57:40 AM IST
In the future, patients may have more treatment options thanks to the new method of tracking metastatic cancer cells that have been developed by researchers at the University of Central Florida. ... read..


J&K records 557 new Covid cases, 2 deaths
Srinagar | Sunday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
In a worrisome situation, Covid continued to surge in J&K with 557 new cases and two deaths reported on Saturday, officials said. ... read..


Punjab CM conducts inspection at upcoming Aam Aadmi Clinic
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday made a surprise visit to check the progress of Aam Aadmi Clinic coming up in Mohali near here. ... read..


Only half of parents recognize screen time impact on children's eye health: Study
Washington | July 23, 2022 3:56:38 PM IST
Only half of the parents recognize that screen time has a major impact on their child's eye health, suggests the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health at the University of Michigan Health. ... read..


Researchers in US developing fast, efficient COVID-19 biosensor
Indiana | July 23, 2022 5:25:58 AM IST
Health professionals are increasingly ready for a future in which COVID-19 variations develop, surge, and fade similarly to seasonal flu as the BA.5 omicron variant spreads. The ability to immediately monitor the virus at a "population scale," a task that ... read..


Researchers use AI technology to detect mental illness
Georgia | July 23, 2022 5:25:55 AM IST
In order to prevent and cure debilitating ailments including Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, and autism, a new study at Georgia State University's TReNDS Center may result in early detection. ... read..


Assam: Japanese Encephalitis claims 38 lives, infects 251 (Lead)
Guwahati | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
At least 38 people died of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam in the last three weeks while 251 were infected, prompting the Health Department to undertake various measures to deal with the disease, officials said on Friday. ... read..


Study: Embryonic exposure to environmental pollutants on risk of diabetes
Boston | July 23, 2022 2:56:45 AM IST
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences' Alicia Timme-Laragy, an associate professor, studies the effects of early life exposures to two common per- and polyfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) chemicals, which are present in waterproof and nonstick ... read..


Study recognises risks for long COVID in children
Calgary | July 23, 2022 2:56:42 AM IST
A study conducted in eight countries and published in JAMA Network Open found that nearly 6% of kids who had COVID-19 when they went to the Emergency Department (ED) later on exhibited symptoms of extended COVID. Long COVID was linked to a first-time hosp ... read..


Nod for new govt medical college at J&K's Udhampur
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council, which met under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, on Friday accorded administrative approval to the establishment of new Government Medical College (GMC) at Udhampur. ... read..


Is BA.5 causing more Covid reinfections?
Washington | Saturday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The latest surge in global Covid cases, majorly driven by the Omicron sub-variant BA.5, may be causing increasing reinfections, meaning more people are catching Covid-19 for the second or third time, according to a media report. ... read..


Bananas, avocados, salmon may cut high-salt effect in women
London | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Women who eat bananas, avocados and salmon could reduce the negative effects of salt in their diet, according to a study. ... read..


Women encouraged to eat potassium-rich meals to improve heart health :Study
Brussels | July 22, 2022 7:26:37 PM IST
According to a study, women who eat bananas, avocados, and salmon may be able to lessen the detrimental effects of salt in their diet (ESC). ... read..


Researchers find spray coating to protect surfaces against viruses and bacteria
Sydney | July 22, 2022 6:25:41 AM IST
A team of Australian researchers has developed a first-of-its-kind sprayable coating that can prevent the surface spread of infection from bacteria and viruses, including COVID-19, for an extended period of time. ... read..


New clinical symptoms in confirmed monkeypox cases identified
London | July 22, 2022 6:25:39 AM IST
In the largest case study series to date, an international collaboration of clinicians have identified new clinical symptoms in people infected with monkeypox. Their findings will aid in the future diagnosis, slow the spread of infection, and assist the i ... read..


Study: Healthy sleep habits prior to kindergarten assist children in adjusting to school
Pennsylvania | July 22, 2022 5:58:38 AM IST
Kindergarten is a significant milestone for children and families who usually prepare by gathering school supplies and meeting the teacher. According to new research, developing a bedtime routine in which children consistently get at least 10 hours of sle ... read..


Research: How various cancer cells react to drug-delivery nanoparticles
Boston | July 22, 2022 5:58:34 AM IST
Using nanoparticles to deliver cancer drugs allows for high drug concentrations to be delivered to tumours while avoiding the harmful side effects associated with chemotherapy. However, only a few nanoparticle-based cancer drugs have received FDA approval ... read..


Study: Protective T cells remain 20 months after COVID-19
Gothenburg | July 22, 2022 5:58:32 AM IST
Shortly after infection, patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 develop protective immune responses mediated by virus-specific T cells and antibodies. However, there is concern that immunity does not last, which could result in severe COVID-19 infection upon r ... read..


Delhi reports 649 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported a marginal decline in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 649 against 686 reported on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


K'taka to provide egg, banana, groundnut cake along with midday meal
Bengaluru | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Karnataka government has decided to provide boiled eggs, bananas and groundnut cakes to school children along with the midday meal. ... read..


Covid cases surge again in J&K
Srinagar | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Covid-19 cases surged again in J&K with 505 new cases came to light in the UT on Thursday, officials said. ... read..


Are brain diseases surging post Covid?
New Delhi | July 22, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Though Covid-19 infection primarily affects lungs, its effect has been seen on several other organs, particularly the brain. Ahead of the World Brain Day observed annually on July 22, city doctors on Thursday reported a rise in brain diseases like brain s ... read..


Monkeypox '100 times worse' than Covid, warns US man
New York | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Being infected with monkeypox is "100 times worse" than suffering Covid-19 disease, warned a US man working as a bartender in Texas. ... read..


Delhi AIIMS raises private ward room rent following 5% GST
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, on Thursday announced a raise in the charges of its private ward rooms. ... read..


Peptide 'fingerprint' enables earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
Washington | July 21, 2022 11:27:34 PM IST
Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease are caused by folding errors (misfolding) in proteins or peptides, i.e. by changes in their spatial structure. This is the result of minute deviations in the chemical composition o ... read..


Male and female gut microbiomes respond to antibiotics differently
Washington | July 21, 2022 10:56:28 PM IST
In a new study, researchers found that antibiotics have sex-specific effects on the gut microbiome makeup of male and female laboratory rats. The findings could have implications for using the drugs in humans to treat or prevent bacterial infection. ... read..


Study suggests improving critical illness communication for advanced cancer patients
Lebanon | July 21, 2022 8:56:38 PM IST
By focusing on critical illness dialogues between patients with advanced cancer and their doctors, a quality improvement effort at the Dartmouth Cancer Center has increased these crucial communications by 70 per cent. ... read..


Study confirms link between Alzheimer's and gut health
Joondalup | July 21, 2022 3:26:37 PM IST
The chances of developing Alzheimer's disease may be higher in people with gut disorders, according to a new study conducted by Edith Cowan University. ... read..


Benefits of physical, mental activity on thinking differ in men and women?
Minneapolis | July 21, 2022 4:25:45 AM IST
Studies have demonstrated that engaging in both physical and mental activities can prevent dementia and maintain cognitive function. According to a recent study, these advantages can differ for men and women. The research has been published online in the ... read..


Delhi HC permits rape victim to medically terminate pregnancy in 26th week
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court has allowed a minor rape victim, to terminate her 25th week and six days old pregnancy. ... read..


Delhi's Covid tally rises to 686, no new death
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported rise in new Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 686 against 585 infection reported on previous day, but there was no fresh death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Use of anti-inflammatory drug in treating patients with severe COVID-19
Houston | July 21, 2022 3:56:55 AM IST
According to a new study from UTHealth Houston and other institutions, an anti-inflammatory drug may have the ability to treat systemic inflammation and brain damage in patients with severe COVID-19 and greatly lower their risk of dying. ... read..


Study: High blood pressure may double risk of severe COVID, despite full vaccination
Dallas | July 21, 2022 3:26:15 AM IST
According to a new analysis of adults hospitalised with COVID-19 in Los Angeles between December 2021 and April 2022, high blood pressure more than doubled a person's risk for hospitalisation from an Omicron-variant COVID-19 infection - even in the presen ... read..


Study reveals the reasons why many IVF embryos fail to develop
New York | July 21, 2022 3:26:13 AM IST
A fertilised egg does not ensure successful reproduction in humans. Within days following fertilisation, the majority of embryos stop growing and die, typically due to an abnormally high number of chromosomes. The majority of these faults, according to ne ... read..


Outcry in China after break-ins to hunt for Covid contacts
Guangzhou | Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Chinese officials have apologised to residents of a locked-down community in Guangzhou for removing the locks on the doors to their homes, media reports said. ... read..


PM lauds collective efforts powering India's vaccination drive
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the collective efforts of scientists, doctors and nurses in powering India's vaccination drive. ... read..


Centre reviews Covid situation in 9 states showing upsurge
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the Covid situation in nine states reporting a surge in new daily cases or a rise in positivity. ... read..


How Apple devices are boosting users' health, maintaining privacy
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
From tracking sleep, offering everyday health and fitness, and emergency assistance to connecting with the medical community and maintaining privacy, Apple devices have been empowering user's health, the company said in a new report on Wednesday. ... read..


Tripura CM Manik Saha tests Covid positive
Agartala | Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on Wednesday tested positive for Covid-19 and went in self isolation at his home. Tagging the Covid report, the Chief Minister tweeted: "I've been tested Covid-19 positive today. I am absolutely fit & fine with no symptom ... read..


Study finds breast cancer recurrence not caused by hormone replacement treatment
Washington | July 20, 2022 7:28:38 PM IST
Despite concerns from some academics and doctors, a recent study at Oxford University reveals no link between menopausal hormone treatment for breast cancer survivors and breast cancer recurrence. ... read..


Research finds new way in cancer progression, providing possibility for cancer treatment
Connexis | July 20, 2022 5:26:27 PM IST
Research discovered a critical cancer progression mechanism that is observed in 90 per cent of cancer cells. The subsequent development of cancer-specific medications with perhaps fewer side effects will be guided by this research. ... read..


Scientists find new technique to know what are we eating and its implications on human health
San Diego (California) | July 20, 2022 9:27:32 AM IST
Untargeted metabolomics is a novel technique described by an international team of scientists, lead by academics at the University of California, San Diego, for identifying the enormous number of chemicals obtained from food that were previously unidentif ... read..


New study finds out why Omicron variant is highly transmissible
Washington | July 20, 2022 8:27:16 AM IST
A study comparing four variants of SARS-CoV-2 shows how the Omicron variant is adept at entering cells and escaping neutralization from existing vaccines or prior infection, potentially contributing to the variant's high transmissibility. ... read..


Study finds new signalling molecule that boosts brown fat cells' energy consumption
Bonn | July 20, 2022 6:27:17 AM IST
Fat cells often store energy. However, energy is lost as heat in brown fat cells; as a result, brown fat acts as a biological heater. This mechanism is consequently present in most mammals. In adults, brown fat activation is positively correlated with car ... read..


DCW issues notice to Safdarjung Hospital over delivery of woman outside building
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday issued a notice to Safdarjung Hospital after a 30-year-old woman was forced to deliver her baby just outside the building, after the hospital allegedly denied admission. ... read..


Delhi's Covid tally rises to 585, two fresh deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported rise in daily Covid cases in last 24 hours, to 585 against 378 reported on the previous day, while there were two fresh deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Study: Tracking everyday movement patterns may aid in diagnosing dementia
Baltimore | July 20, 2022 3:26:19 AM IST
According to recent research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, wearable movement-tracking technologies may one day be helpful in giving older persons early signs of cognitive loss. ... read..


Study: Inflammatory diet linked with depression
Boston | July 20, 2022 3:26:17 AM IST
A recent study showed a connection between depression, food, and the emergence of frailty. ... read..


Covid doubled mental health risk, financial problems in elderly: Study
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Older adults appear to be twice as likely to develop mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, alongside suffering from financial difficulties after contracting Covid-19, finds a study. ... read..


Critics say China blew medical insurance fund on mass testing for zero-Covid policy
Beijing | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
Authorities across China recently announced changes in employee health insurance, lengthening the total overall contribution period to 30 years for men and 25 years for women. ... read..


Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 not dangerous as 'hyped': Experts
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The latest Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75, first detected in India in June, is not dangerous as "hyped" as it is not surging cases or death rates, according to global health experts. ... read..


Woman who gave birth outside was offered admission, but didn't return with paper: Safdarjung Hospital
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
As a video of a woman giving birth outside Safdarjung Hospital's emergency ward went viral on Tuesday, the hospital in a statement said that the patient was offered admission but she did not return with the admission paper. ... read..


Scientists reveal new evidence of key mechanism in Alzheimer's
Washington | July 19, 2022 11:57:50 PM IST
Rutgers scientists have found more clear-cut evidence of how the destructive proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease attack human brain cells and destroy surrounding tissue. ... read..


Researchers suggest that women experience higher rates of depression than men in recent study
Washington | July 19, 2022 5:26:24 PM IST
Despite the fact that there are treatments for depression, many people find these treatments to be ineffective at times. In addition, women are more likely than males to have depression, but the cause for this difference is unknown. This makes treating th ... read..


Scientists reveal vitamin B6 supplements may reduce anxiety and depression
England | July 19, 2022 5:26:11 PM IST
According to a recent study, using high-dose vitamin B6 supplements will lessen anxiety and depressive symptoms. ... read..


Delhi reports 378 fresh Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a decline in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 378 against 498 reported on the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Review guidelines on face masks on flights, Delhi HC to DGCA
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should review its guidelines for face masks on flights in compliance with the Centre's instructions according to the Covid situation, saying it is not the court's job to ... read..


CBI busts NEET UG-2022 exam racket, arrests 8 (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested eight accused, including the mastermind, as it busted a fraudulent candidate racket in the NEET UG-2022 examination, held on Sunday, for admission to various undergraduate medical courses. ... read..


Researchers create liquid biopsy technique to aid in detection of cancer in blood
Florida | July 19, 2022 3:56:03 AM IST
Researchers at the University of Central Florida have discovered a new way to track metastatic cancer cells in the body which could help detect cancer earlier and provide patients with more treatment options in the future. ... read..


'Without delay': SC directs states to pay compensation to Covid-19 victims' families
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed state governments and Union Territories to ensure family members of Covid-19 victims receive compensation without any delay, and the grievance redressal committee to decide on claims application within four weeks. ... read..


Centre reviews Points of Entry health screening amid monkeypox scare
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Monday reviewed the functioning of health screening of international travellers arriving in India at airports and ports, as India reported its second monkeypox case. ... read..


Study: High blood viscosity can predict higher risk of death in COVID-19 hospitalised patients
New York | July 19, 2022 2:25:58 AM IST
Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 who have a high estimated blood viscosity are more likely to die from complications. High blood viscosity reduces blood flow to small vessels and raises the risk of blood clots. This blood thickness measurement can be u ... read..


Zika virus may have already become endemic in India: Experts
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Even as a recent study led by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) showed the silent spread of Zika in many states, health experts on Monday said that the virus may have already become endemic in India. ... read..


Researchers find link between heart disease, soil contamination
Washington | July 18, 2022 11:56:17 PM IST
Pesticides and heavy metals in soil may have detrimental effects on the cardiovascular system, according to a review paper. ... read..


No Cheers: Even drinking in moderation may not prevent brain alterations and cognitive impairment
Washington | July 18, 2022 9:26:45 PM IST
Consumption of seven or more units of alcohol per week is associated with higher iron levels in the brain, according to a study. Iron accumulation in the brain has been linked with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and is a potential mechanism for alco ... read..


Do you know verbal insults trigger a 'mini slap to the face'? Study reveals
Washington | July 18, 2022 4:57:20 PM IST
Regardless of the specific circumstances in which an insult is spoken, hearing an insult is like getting a "little slap in the face." A group of researchers found out the short-term effects of repeated verbal insults were compared to those of repeated pos ... read..


Researchers find fabrication of artificial heart for transplant
Washington | July 18, 2022 12:26:19 PM IST
Unlike other organs, the heart cannot heal itself after injury. Heart disease is the top cause of mortality in the U.S and is particularly deadly. For this reason, tissue engineering will be crucial for the development of cardiac medicine, ultimately lead ... read..


Study: Depression in fathers and children linked
Washington | July 18, 2022 5:55:32 AM IST
According to recent research from Penn State and Michigan State, regardless of whether the dads and children are genetically related, adolescent depression and behaviour issues are on the rise, and parental depression may be contributing to this increase. ... read..


Delhi reports 498 fresh Covid cases, one death
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported marginal rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 498 against 491 infection reported on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Nagaland govt bans doctors' stir, warns protesters of arrest
Kohima | Monday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Nagaland government has prohibited the state government doctors' indefinite cease work from Monday and warned them of arrest if they go for the agitation, Chief Secretary J. Alam announced on Sunday night. ... read..


Can eating fruit more often keep depression at bay?
London | Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
People who frequently eat fruit are more likely to report greater positive mental wellbeing and are less likely to report symptoms of depression than those who do not, according to research. ... read..


Green tea may significantly help in lowering diabetes: Study
Beijing | Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Drinking green tea may not only help in reducing your waistline, but may also prove beneficial in lowering diabetes, finds a study. ... read..


Suspected monkeypox patient in Andhra tests negative
Vijayawada | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The first suspected monkeypox case in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada created a scare but the health authorities clarified on Sunday that the child has tested negative for the disease. ... read..


Lower sodium version of traditional Chinese cuisine dropped blood pressure: Study
Washington | July 17, 2022 4:57:00 PM IST
Researchers have created a heart-healthy, lower sodium version of traditional Chinese cuisine that was appetizing, affordable and significantly lowered blood pressure among adults diagnosed with hypertension. ... read..


New method of inciting immunological responses is revealed
Washington | July 17, 2022 4:56:55 PM IST
Small proteins, called chemokines, that direct immune cells toward sites of infection can also form DNA-bound nanoparticles that can induce chronic, dysfunctional immune responses, according to a new study. ... read..


Delhi's Covid tally declines to 491, two more deaths reported
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported a decline in fresh Covid infection in last 24 hours, at 491 against 601 reported the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


IMA urges government to withdraw GST on healthcare services
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday requested the Centre to immediately withdraw the imposition of GST on healthcare services. ... read..


Migraine drugs might be beneficial for weight loss: Study
Washington | July 16, 2022 11:55:25 PM IST
According to a study conducted on obese mice, a prescribed category of migraine drugs named Triptans is considered to be helpful in treating obesity. ... read..


Study reveals theatre participation promotes healthier body image among children
Washington | July 16, 2022 11:27:39 PM IST
As per a recent study published in Body Image, young children who participate in theatre productions are known to promote a more healthy body image. ... read..


Study shows individualized eating program helps dieters lose weight
Washington | July 16, 2022 5:26:46 PM IST
iDip, an individualized diet program, uses a unique visual tool that helps dieters choose foods that limit their daily calories while consuming adequate amounts of protein and fibre. Now in its third clinical trial, the program shows promise in helping pe ... read..


'Step therapy' effective strategy for diabetic eye disease: Study
Washington | July 16, 2022 5:26:40 PM IST
Clinical trial results suggest that a step strategy, in which patients with diabetic macular oedema start with a less expensive medicine and switch to a more expensive medicine if the vision does not improve sufficiently, gives results similar to starting ... read..


Covaxin can help control virus load, reduce disease severity: Study
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Scientists have found that Covaxin, which is an inactivated whole-virion vaccine, induces robust immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and its variants of concern that persists for at least six months after vaccination and induces memory T cells that can respond ro ... read..


Brain dead woman's organs save lives of two soldiers
New Delhi/Pune | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A brain dead lady's family members donated her organs which saved the lives of two soldiers who were awaiting kidney transplant. ... read..


Delhi's Covid tally rises to 601, no new death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported rise in new Covid infections in last 24 hours, at 601 against 520 reported on the previous day, but there was no fresh death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Health Ministry issues guidelines for monkeypox management
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
A day ater India registered its first monkeypox case, the Union Health Ministry on Friday issued guidelines for the management of the disease. ... read..


Mass reluctance in taking Covid-19 booster dose worries Bengal govt
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The West Bengal government is concerned over the reluctance of people in getting Covid-19 booster doses. ... read..


Over 100 students of IIIT Basara fall ill due to food poisoning
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Over 100 students of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT) at Basara town in Telangana's Nirmal district took ill on Friday due to suspected food poisoning. ... read..


Women can lower their rate of illness with improved diet, suggests study
Washington | July 15, 2022 11:55:38 PM IST
New research from the University of Georgia suggests the higher rates of illness among women can be improved by a better diet, one that is high in pigmented carotenoids such as yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges and carrots. ... read..


Study finds cancer trigger that could spur targeted drug therapies
Washington | July 15, 2022 9:26:04 PM IST
The function of a particular domain of proteins crucial to the biology of plants and microbes has now been conclusively connected to a human cancer trigger, the knowledge that had escaped scientists for decades, according to researchers from the US Depart ... read..


Do you know lifestyle may be more important than age in determining dementia risk?
Washington | July 15, 2022 7:26:39 PM IST
A recent Baycrest research found that adults without dementia risk factors like smoking, diabetes, or hearing loss had brain health compared to those who are 10 to 20 years younger than them. The research discovered that only one dementia risk factor can ... read..


Study: Stress transmitter noradrenaline wakes your brain up many times a night and it is normal
Health | July 15, 2022 4:26:06 PM IST
You might believe that uninterrupted sleep is necessary for optimal sleep. The neurotransmitter noradrenaline, however, is actually what wakes you up more than 100 times a night, according to a recent study from the University of Copenhagen. It is quite n ... read..


Study: Whole blood transfusion may be used as disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease
Houston (Texas) | July 15, 2022 3:26:16 PM IST
According to a recent study from UTHealth Houston, the complete exchange of blood may be a novel, disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. This treatment successfully reduced the development of amyloid plaque in mice's brains. ... read..


Amid low precaution dose uptake, 'Covid Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' to kick off
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A 75-day-long 'Covid Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' will commence from Friday to provide free precaution dose to all eligible adults at government Covid Vaccination Centres (CVCs). ... read..


Odisha asks collectors to intensify vax drive for 18-59 age group
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
With Covid-19 cases rising day-by-day in the state, the Odisha government on Thursday asked all collectors and municipal commissioners to intensify vaccination of 18-59 age group on campaign mode from Friday. ... read..


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