Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Cabinet apprised of MoU signed between ICMR, US' NIAID
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday was apprised of an MoU signed between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), of the US' National Institu ... read..

Hearse made mandatory at all civic hospitals in Maharastha
Mumbai | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Six weeks after a Palghar couple was forced to carry their minor dead son on a motorcycle for 40 km, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday made it compulsory for all civic hospitals in the state to permanently station a hearse on their premises. ... read..

Upper age limit removed for all candidates in NEET UG
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The upper age limit for all candidates appearing in undergraduate medical entrance exam NEET-UG has been removed, it was announced on Wednesday. ... read..

Maha notches zero Covid deaths for third time in 7 days
Mumbai | Thursday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Spelling cheers, Maharashtra on Wednesday notched zero Covid-19 deaths and also no new Omicron cases for the third time in 7 days, health officials said. ... read..

TN girl loses vision after vaccination, parents allege govt apathy
Chennai | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The parents of a 17-year-old girl studying in the Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Sholingur in Ranipet, have said that their daughter lost her eyesight after being inoculated with a Covid-19 vaccine. ... read..

India to get WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the establishment of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (WHO GCTM) in Jamnagar, Gujarat. This would be the first and only global outposted Centre (office) for trad ... read..

Researchers offer advice on prescribing cannabis medicines to patients with epilepsy
Canberra | March 9, 2022 3:52:33 PM IST
There's considerable interest in using cannabis-based medications to help treat drug-resistant epilepsy, but clinicians have little guidance on how or when to prescribe these products. ... read..

Study: Medium chain fatty acid can someday help in treating heart attacks
Washington | March 9, 2022 5:52:16 AM IST
A medium-chain fatty acid found in energy drinks might one-day help protect against heart attack injuries, suggests a recent study by researchers at the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center. ... read..

Karnataka logs 197 Covid cases, 8 deaths
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Karnataka logged 197 new Covid cases against 258 discharges, as well as 8 deaths on Tuesday, against 155 cases, 349 discharges and 5 deaths the previous day. ... read..

Cervical cancer most common after breast cancer in women: AIIMS
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Cervical cancer is most common among Indian women after breast cancer, an expert said on Tuesday. ... read..

Service is what's keeping me alive: K'taka HIV+ woman
Belagavi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Thirty six-year-old Nagaratna. R from Karnataka tested positive for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) at the age of 17. She has not only fought HIV for two-and-a-half decades but has counselled lakhs of other victims. ... read..

Prior heart defect may up risk for severe Covid: Study
New York | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
People with congenital heart defect hospitalised with Covid-19 infection could be at higher risk for severe illness or death than those without a heart defect, according to new research. ... read..

UK scientists identify 16 genes behind severe Covid symptoms
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
A team of researchers in the UK has identified some 16 new genetic variants that can increase the severity of Covid-19 infection. ... read..

Tick saliva drug can ease chronic pain, itching in people: Study
Durham | March 8, 2022 4:52:03 PM IST
Ticks are small, brown parasites that are known for carrying disease and that can attach to a person's skin and suck their blood. A new research has found that a protein, called Votucalis, found in tick saliva could be turned into a drug that eases itchin ... read..

Study finds new algorithm that improves accuracy of screening for prostate cancer
London | March 8, 2022 3:21:56 PM IST
A new study has discovered that calculating a person's risk of developing prostate cancer using results from two blood makers can improve the accuracy of screening for the disease. ... read..

Heart attack plus cardiac arrest survivors at higher risk of early death: Research
Washington | March 8, 2022 5:52:26 AM IST
The findings of a new study suggest that patients who survive a heart attack together with sudden cardiac arrest are at a higher risk of dying within six years following hospital discharge. ... read..

US experts urge caution amid wide drop of Covid mandates
New York | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Advisers and experts have urged the White House to take additional steps to combat coronavirus and reduce the risk of other infectious diseases, with the goal of avoiding the societal disruptions that have characterised the past two years. ... read..

K'taka logs 155 Covid cases, 5 deaths in a day
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
The new Covid cases have come down to 155 against 349 discharges and 5 deaths in Karnataka on Monday. There are 3,049 active cases in the state. The positivity rate for the day stood at 0.47 per cent and case fatality rate for the day stood at 3.22 per ce ... read..

Meet India's top vaccinators to be awarded on Women's day
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Two women from Tamil Nadu, and one each from Bihar, Punjab, and West Bengal are the top five vaccinators selected among 40 healthcare workers to be felicitated by the Union Health Ministry on the occasion of International Women's Day, on March 8. ... read..

Want regulation, not closure, Environment Minister on air pollution
Gurugram | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav on Monday said his ministry wants regulation and not closure of polluting units to ensure citizens in the Delhi-NCR get clean air. ... read..

6-yr-old boy undergoes rare brain surgery in sitting position
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A six-year-old boy from Mongolia successfully underwent a complex surgery, removing a tumor of more than five centimetre in size, from an inaccessible part of his brain. ... read..

Maha notches zero Covid deaths for second time in week
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Spelling huge relief, Maharashtra on Monday, for the second time in 5 days, notched zero Covid-19 deaths and also no new Omicron cases, officials said. ... read..

Telangana to set up Women's university, district medical colleges
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Telangana government on Monday announced setting up of first women's university in the state. ... read..

Temperature-related deaths may rise if global warming exceeds 2 degrees C
London | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The death rate linked to extreme temperatures will increase significantly if global warming exceeds 2 degrees Celsius, warns a report. ... read..

No Covid spike unless fresh virus mutation: Goa govt expert
Panaji | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Goa and the rest of India, may not witness a Covid spike unless the virus mutates once again, a member of the state government's experts' committee for Covid management said on Monday. ... read..

Lymphatic disorder may cause stillbirth, chronic disease in affected children, finds study
Adelaide | March 7, 2022 11:21:52 PM IST
In a breakthrough discovery, South Australian researchers have identified a genetic mutation responsible for a lymphatic disorder that may be responsible for causing stillbirth or severe, chronic disease in affected children. ... read..

People with heart defects at greater risk for severe COVID-19 illness: Study
Dallas (Texas) | March 7, 2022 7:52:42 PM IST
The first question that any person diagnosed with COVID-19 is asked is: do you have any co-morbidity? The reason is that it increases any chances of complications in the already infected person. New research has found that people with a congenital heart d ... read..

Study reveals making changes to calorie intake, physical activity does not prevent long-term weight gain
Washington | March 7, 2022 7:52:39 PM IST
According to a trial done by researchers, small changes to calorie intake and physical activity levels do not prevent long-term weight gain better than monitoring alone. ... read..

Delhi reports no Covid death for second day running, 249 new cases
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported no Covid related death for the second consecutive day, while there were 249 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Department bulletin. ... read..

PM to meet beneficiaries of Jan Aushadhi Yojana on Monday
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with owners and beneficiaries of the Jan Aushadhi scheme on Monday through video conferencing. ... read..

SEC recommends permission for Phase 3 trial of Covovax as booster
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
The Subject Expert Committee of India's apex drugs authority Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has recommended permission for vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India to conducting Phase 3 trial of Covovax as booster dose in adults, said a sou ... read..

Research finds positive mental health effect of green outdoors during pandemic
Washington | March 6, 2022 11:51:41 PM IST
A recent University of Colorado Boulder research has found some positive impacts of green surroundings on people's health mental health. ... read..

First menstrual period at younger age linked to chronic pain: Study
Washington | March 6, 2022 11:51:33 PM IST
A recent study led by a tea of clinical researchers has found that women who got their first menstrual period (menarche) at a younger age are more likely to report chronic pain in adulthood. ... read..

Density of bars, restaurants affects parents' alcohol use, study finds how
Washington | March 6, 2022 11:21:24 PM IST
A recent study, focusing on parents of young children, suggested that it wasn't just where people lived that's important - it also mattered where they spent their time. ... read..

Study finds cloth masks are inferior for protection against airborne viral
Washington | March 6, 2022 8:51:58 PM IST
Masks have been widely considered an important first-line defence against airborne transmission of the disease. But is every mask effective against the airborne virus? A recent study opened up about this. ... read..

Milk may exacerbate multiple sclerosis symptoms: Study
Bonn | March 6, 2022 7:51:50 PM IST
A recent study has found that people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) complain of severe disease symptoms after consuming dairy products. Researchers have also found a possible cause for this. ... read..

Showing different types of COVID-19 data influences pandemic behaviour, suggests study
Toronto | March 6, 2022 4:21:28 PM IST
The reaction of people to the pandemic has a lot of influence on how well they can hold up in stressful situations. In this light, a new U of T Scarborough study found that showing COVID-19 data in a certain way can influence how seriously people viewed t ... read..

Study suggests menopausal weight gain can be best combated during perimenopause
Ohio | March 6, 2022 2:51:48 PM IST
A new study has suggested that lifestyle interventions aimed at managing problems related to menopause are most valuable during the perimenopause period. ... read..

Research: Keto diet can reduce disability, improve quality of life in individuals with MS
Chicago | March 6, 2022 2:21:30 PM IST
A ketogenic diet might be safe for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), suggests a recent study. The research also found that people with MS might experience less fatigue and depression, and have reported improved quality of life while on the diet. ... read..

Study examines how chronic liver injury causes bone loss
Beijing | March 6, 2022 1:21:21 PM IST
A liver injury, also known as liver laceration, is a form of trauma sustained to the liver. This can happen, either through a blunt force such as a car accident, or a penetrating foreign object such as a knife. But can the injury to an organ, cause loss i ... read..

Delhi records 274 new Covid cases, no death
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
The national capital on Saturday reported 274 fresh Covid cases, taking the coronavirus tally to 18,61,463, the city's health bulletin showed. ... read..

86 districts in Andhra, 52 in MP affected by fluoride
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
There are as many as 86 fluoride-affected habitations in Andhra Pradesh and 52 in Madhya Pradesh, while the eastern districts of Karnataka face water contamination due to uranium, it was mentioned during a regional review meeting of the Jal Jeevan Mission ... read..

Single test for over 50 genetic diseases to make diagnosis quicker
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A team of international researchers have developed a new DNA test that can identify a range of hard-to-diagnose neurological and neuromuscular genetic diseases quicker and more-accurately than the existing tests. ... read..

High fat diet, liquid fructose linked to fatty liver disease
London | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Eating a high-fat diet combined with the intake of beverages sweetened with liquid fructose, may be linked to fatty liver disease, according to a study. ... read..

K'taka logs 278 Covid cases, 3 deaths in a day
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Karnataka logged 278 new Covid cases against 458 discharges and 3 deaths on Saturday, the health department said. The total active cases in the state came down to 3,286. Positivity rate for the day stood at 0.53 per cent and case fatality rate for the day ... read..

Over 1,200 fell ill after having meal at wedding of Guj Cong leader's son
Gandhinagar | Sunday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Over 1,200 people fell sick to food poisoning after having a meal at the wedding ceremony of Congress leader Vazirkhan Pathan's son Shahrukh Khan in Mehsana, Gujarat. State Health Minister Hrishikesh Patel rushed to the place after the news broke. ... read..

Less amount of exercise makes it even difficult: Study
London | March 5, 2022 11:52:07 PM IST
A recent research has suggested that doing less exercise could deactivate a vital protein in the body, causing further inactivity and making exercise even more difficult. ... read..

Study says weekly muscle strengthening activity is linked to lower death risk
London | March 5, 2022 11:51:48 PM IST
A recent study has found that 30 to 60 minutes of muscle-strengthening activity every week is linked to a 10-20 per cent lower risk of death from all causes, and from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, in particular. ... read..

Researchers finds burden of osteoarthritis persistently high across the globe
Washington | March 5, 2022 11:51:46 PM IST
A study conducted by a team of clinical researchers has found that osteoarthritis (a chronic joint disease that causes pain, disability, and loss of function) has remained a major public health concern worldwide in recent years. ... read..

Research: Greater body fat contributes as risk factor for reduced thinking, memory ability
Hamilton (Ontario) | March 5, 2022 4:52:19 PM IST
The findings of a recent study have shown that greater body fat is a risk factor for reduced cognitive function, such as processing speed in adults. ... read..

World Kidney Day: One third of children with kidney tumour have hereditary predisposition
Utrecht | March 5, 2022 12:52:23 PM IST
It is often seen that a perfectly healthy young person, who is not just fit but also active, gets diagnosed with diabetes. The reason? Their genes! But what about complications like a kidney tumour? A recent study has made a shocking discovery that one-th ... read..

Delhi records 302 new Covid cases, 4 deaths
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported 302 fresh Covid infections, as well as four deaths in the last 24 hours, the Health Department bulletin said. ... read..

K'taka logs to 233 fresh Covid cases, 6 deaths
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Karnataka logged 233 new Covid cases against 648 discharges and six deaths on Friday. The total active cases in the state came down to 3,469. ... read..

Grant of EUA recommended for Covovax among 12-17 age bracket
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation's (CDSCO)Subject Expert Committee on Friday recommended granting Emergency Use Authorisation for Covid-19 vaccine Covovax for administering to 12-17-year-olds, said a source. ... read..

Kerala sees daily Covid tally drop further, malls and cinemas at full strength
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
Kerala is seeing the Covid situation improve with with 2,190 people turning positive on Friday, against 2,222 the previous day, with a test positivity rate of 6.74 per cent, Health Minister Veena George said in a statement. ... read..

How do human bodies fight against cancer?
London | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Researchers have identified a process by which our body's immune system can be triggered to attack cancer cells. ... read..

'Every able-bodied adult must know how to perform CPR'
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Every able-bodied adult Indian must know how to perform a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and basic first-aid on those in distress as this could save thousands of lives, doctors say. ... read..

Combination treatment is effective for treating smokers who drink heavily: Study
Washington | March 4, 2022 11:52:45 PM IST
One in five people who smoke also drink heavily, but they show worse outcomes than non-heavy drinkers in quitting smoking and are often excluded from smoking cessation trials. ... read..

Study finds first menstrual period at younger age linked to chronic pain
Washington | March 4, 2022 10:51:24 PM IST
A new study has found that women who got their first menstrual period (menarche) at a younger age are more likely to report chronic pain in adulthood. ... read..

Long, irregular menstrual cycles in women put them at higher risk for fatty liver disease: Study
Washington | March 4, 2022 8:21:38 PM IST
Women with long or irregular menstrual cycles are known to have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. But, a new study recently found that these women might also be at risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). ... read..

Delhi records 326 new Covid cases, 3 deaths
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported 326 fresh Covid infections, as well as three more deaths, the Health Department bulletin said. ... read..

K'taka logs 382 new Covid cases, 10 deaths
Bengaluru | Friday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Karnataka logged 382 new Covid cases against 689 discharges and 10 deaths on Thursday. The total active cases in the state came down to 3,890. ... read..

Over 97% adult administered with first dose of vaccine
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Over 97 per cent of India's adult population has so far been administered with the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine while around 82 per cent have been given the second dose, the Health Minister said on Thursday. ... read..

92% Covid deaths in 2022 due to lack of vaccinations, says ICMR
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
As many as 92 per cent of Covid deaths so far this year have been due to unvaccinated individuals, Indian Council of Medical Research Director General, Dr Balram Bhargava, said on Thursday. ... read..

93% Indians live in areas with air quality below WHO's standards: Study
New York | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
A whopping 93 per cent of Indians live in areas where air pollution levels exceed WHO standards, according to a global report. ... read..

Women faced more job losses, violence than men during Covid: Lancet
New York | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Covid-19 has caused major disruptions in all aspects of life, and women have experienced negative social and economic impacts to a greater extent than men, threatening to reverse progress towards gender equality, according to new research. ... read..

Kerala's daily Covid tally comes down to 2,222, TPR 6.16%
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The daily Covid cases in Kerala continue to slide down with 2,222 recorded on Thursday, while the test positivity rate was 6.17 per cent, said a statement from state Health Minister Veena George. ... read..

Stress during peripuberty leads to increase in adipose tissue: Study
Lausanne | March 3, 2022 6:51:27 PM IST
'Peripuberty' is a natural change that every person's body undergoes when childhood ends and adolescence begins. A new study has found that stress during the peripubertal period leads to an increase in adipose tissue in the individual's body. ... read..

Exposure to green outdoors had positive mental health impact during pandemic: Study
Boulder | March 3, 2022 3:22:16 PM IST
The lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic gave a breather to the trees, plants and parks around our houses, with lesser pollution causing vehicles roaming around like mad. The peace and calm during the first lockdown made people appreciate nature even mor ... read..

Study finds new evidence that women are more susceptible to Alzheimer's Disease
Shenzhen | March 3, 2022 11:51:46 AM IST
Epidemiological studies have earlier shown that women are twice as likely as men to develop Alzheimer's disease (AD), but the cause of this phenomenon has been unclear. But a recent study may now have answers for this. ... read..

Can Ukraine crisis hit manufacture, exports of Russia's Sputnik vaccine?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The economic sanctions imposed by the US on Russia amid ongoing conflict with Ukraine are expected to slow down the production of Russia's Sputnik vaccines in India. ... read..

First time in 2 years, zero Covid death in Maha, 14 districts opened up
Mumbai | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
In a significant development, Maharashtra recorded zero Covid-19 deaths - first time since April 1, 2020 - emboldening the state government to announce easing of curbs in 14 districts, including Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, from Friday (March 4), as per an of ... read..

ISL matches, casinos at full capacity in Goa, says CM
Panaji | Thursday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
With the Covid positivity rate down in Goa, the state government will allow Indian Super League matches, casinos and movie halls to function at full capacity soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday. ... read..

Delhi doctors treat man for rare life-threatening brain tumour
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A 53-year-old man has been given a new lease of life after doctors here successfully treated him for a life-threatening brain tumour, that was earlier diagnosed as brain tuberculosis (Tb). ... read..

Delhi see 325 new Covid cases, 1 death
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:15 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported a marginal decline in fresh Covid infections at 325, against 344 cases reported on the previous day, as well as one more death, according to the Health Department bulletin. ... read..

Does nerve damage contribute to long-Covid symptoms?
New York | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Some patients with long-Covid have long-lasting nerve damage that appears caused by infection-triggered immune dysfunction, according to a study. ... read..

Loud music may up hearing loss risk in over 1 bn young adults: WHO
Geneva | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
More than 1 billion people aged 12 to 35 years risk losing their hearing due to prolonged and excessive exposure to loud music and other recreational sounds, the World Health Organisation warned ahead of the World Hearing Day 2022 on Thursday. ... read..

Study analyses if medicines affect body's response to infections like COVID-19
Sydney | March 2, 2022 2:51:58 PM IST
A new clinical review of immune responses to paracetamol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioid analgesics, with a focus on infectious diseases, has provided insights into the unintended impacts of these commonly used medicines. ... read..

World Birth Defects Day: WHO seeks to raise awareness, intensifies measures for prevention of birth defects
New Delhi | March 2, 2022 2:51:51 PM IST
The World Health Organization has defined birth defects as structural or functional anomalies (for example, metabolic disorders) that occur during intrauterine life. They can be identified during pregnancy, at birth and at times, detected only later. Birt ... read..

Study finds burden of osteoarthritis across the globe persistently high
Atlanta (Georgia) | March 2, 2022 1:21:37 PM IST
A recent analysis has found that osteoarthritis (a chronic joint disease that causes pain, disability, and loss of function) has remained a major public health concern worldwide in recent years. Although osteoarthritis is more common in older people, many ... read..

Delhi reports marginal rise in new Covid cases, 4 deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported a marginal rise in fresh Covid infections at 344, against 258 reported on the previous day, as well as four more deaths, as per the Health Department bulletin. ... read..

Do not insist on consent forms signed by parents: Govt to Goa schools
Panaji | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Amid complaints about school managements making it mandatory for school and college students attending offline classes to bring along formal consent forms signed by their parents, the Education Department on Tuesday directed educational institutes to disc ... read..

TN orders bottled drinking water companies to ensure safety
Chennai | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The food safety commissioner of Tamil Nadu has warned the bottled drinking water companies in the state to provide safe drinking water to consumers. He said that of the 1640 packaged drinking water companies in the state, the products of only a third are ... read..

Neem tree-based drugs may help fight Covid variants: Study
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Extract from the bark of the neem tree, indigenous to India, may help treat and reduce the spread of coronavirus, a team of international researchers found. ... read..

Why exercise gets harder the less you do it
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Doing less exercise could deactivate a vital protein in the body, causing further inactivity and making exercise more difficult, new research suggests. ... read..

Understanding Cerebral Palsy, the condition that led to Satya Nadella's son Zain's demise
New Delhi | March 1, 2022 8:21:24 PM IST
As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son Zain, who was born with Cerebral Palsy (CP), died on Tuesday at the age of 26, this rare congenital disorder that he suffered from, has been abuzz today. ... read..

30-60 minutes of weekly muscle strengthening activity linked to lower death risk: Study
London | March 1, 2022 5:51:26 PM IST
It has been known that regular exercise has a lot of health benefits. But what is the minimum time of exercise required to ensure optimal health, considering everyone's busy lifestyle? ... read..

Research finds ultrasound scans can diagnose prostate cancer
London | March 1, 2022 5:22:25 PM IST
The one thing that rings a bell in everyone's minds and makes them scared is when they're asked to take an MRI, the procedure that is used to detect cancer. But, new research has found that the good old ultrasound scan can also be used to detect cancer. T ... read..

Immunotherapy drug strengthens head, neck cancer treatment: Study
Ohio | March 1, 2022 1:22:12 PM IST
A recently conducted clinical trial by the University of Cincinnati showed that by adding an immunotherapy drug to the standard of care treatment regimens, the survival rates for head and neck cancer patients with intermediate-risk features has increased. ... read..

Covid cases in K'taka dip to 268; 14 deaths reported
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
Daily Covid cases in Karnataka came down to 268 against 1,119 discharges and 14 deaths on Monday. ... read..

Without emission cuts, heat and humidity will cross limits of human survivability: IPCC report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
At the current emission cuts promised, many parts of northern and coastal India would reach extremely dangerous wet-bulb temperatures - a measure combining both health and humidity - of over 31 degrees Celsius towards the end of the century, a new UN repo ... read..

Odisha govt puts curbs celebration of Holi at public places
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Odisha government on Monday issued Covid-19 guidelines for March, imposing restrictions on celebration of Holi at public places. ... read..

Delhi reports 46% fall in daily Covid cases, no death after two months
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a considerable decline of 46 per cent in daily Covid cases, at 258, while there was no Covid death for the first time after December 31, as per the Health Department bulletin. ... read..

Millennials have more faith in Indian Covid vax than Gen Z: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
About 43 per cent millennials have increased faith in Covid vaccines developed in India, more than Gen Z (30 per cent), according to a report. ... read..

Computer drug simulations offer warning about promising diabetes, cancer treatment: Study
Waterloo | February 28, 2022 6:21:46 PM IST
Using computer drug simulations, a team of researchers found that doctors need to be wary of prescribing a particular treatment for all types of cancer and patients. ... read..

Newly diagnosed diabetes in COVID-19 patients may simply be transitory blood sugar disorder: Study
Massachusetts | February 28, 2022 5:21:33 PM IST
Many people have complained recently about being diagnosed with diabetes after contracting and recovering from COVID-19. A study by the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found that many COVID-19 patients, newly diagnosed with diabetes during hospit ... read..

Body image issues increase risk of complications post breast reconstruction surgery: Study
Pennsylvania | February 28, 2022 1:51:50 PM IST
Plastic or cosmetic surgery is the technical name for a procedure undertaken by a person for health reasons or for accentuating their looks. While some undergo surgeries like Mastectomy to prevent the risk of cancer in breasts, others opt for silicone imp ... read..

K'taka reports 366 Covid cases; 17 deaths
Bengaluru | Monday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Covid cases in Karnataka on Sunday came down to 366 against 801 discharges and 17 deaths, officials said. ... read..

Delhi reports marginal rise in new Covid cases, 3 more deaths
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported marginal rise in fresh Covid cases, at 484, against 440 the previous day, while there were three more deaths, as per the Health Department bulletin. ... read..

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