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Erectile dysfunction drugs may help treat oesophageal cancer: Study
London | Friday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
A group of drugs commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction may be able to boost the effect of chemotherapy in oesophageal cancer, according to new research. ... read..


Infertility or pregnancy loss can increase risk of stroke in women: Research
Washington | June 23, 2022 11:56:05 PM IST
Infertility and pregnancy loss are associated with an increased risk of non-fatal and fatal stroke in later life, found an analysis of observational studies. ... read..


Research finds skin disorders can affect mental health of children, young people
Washington | June 23, 2022 9:56:53 PM IST
Skin disorders can have a devastating impact on the physical and mental health of children and young people and although effective treatments are available, they are scarce, researchers have said. ... read..


Scientists reveal leptin levels rising in preeclampsia trigger cardiovascular cascade that endangers both mother, baby
Augusta | June 23, 2022 6:26:43 PM IST
In preeclampsia, which puts both mother and baby at risk, researchers have discovered that a midgestational rise in the hormone leptin, which most of us associate with appetite suppression, causes problematic blood vessel dysfunction and limits the baby's ... read..


Study finds light exposure during sleep linked to blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity in older adults
Evanston | June 23, 2022 1:25:38 PM IST
According to a study, even low light can disturb sleep, increasing the risk of serious health problems such as blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity in older adults. ... read..


Omicron's BA-5 sub-variant may be behind TN's rising Covid cases: Govt
Chennai | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The presence of Omicron's BA-5 sub-variant may be the reason for the sudden spike in cases in Tamil Nadu, the state Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department, said in its data for May-June. ... read..


Delhi's Covid tally falls back to three figures, three new deaths
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported significant decline in Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 928 against 1,383 recorded on previous day, while there were three more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Bangladesh's daily Covid cases surpass 1K; highest in 4 months
Dhaka | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Bangladesh is witnessing a surge in Covid-19 infections, with 1,135 new cases being reported on Wednesday, the highest in about four months, officials said. ... read..


Study: Mushroom extract supports clearing human papillomavirus (HPV) infections
Houston | June 22, 2022 3:26:35 PM IST
A recent study by researchers of UTHealth Houston discovered that using mushroom extract daily helps the immune system in clearing human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. ... read..


Feeling of detachment after trauma has worse impact on mental health, reveals study
Washington | June 22, 2022 2:24:53 PM IST
The presence of dissociation, a profound sense of detachment from one's sense of self or surroundings may indicate a high risk of developing severe post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, physical pain, depression, and social impairment for people who ha ... read..


Study reveals reducing air pollution helps build strong brain development in children
Washington | June 22, 2022 12:55:08 PM IST
Having a portable air cleaner at home can help in reducing the impact of air pollution on children's brain development, according to a recent study. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 1,383, one fresh death
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday again reported a rise in daily Covid cases, to 1,383 in the last 24 hours, against 1,060 on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Now, app for localised info on UV radiation levels
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A new app that provides localised information on ultraviolet (UV) radiation levels - a major cause of skin cancer and other UV related diseases - and five-day UV and weather forecasts at searchable locations was launched on Tuesday. ... read..


Telangana issues advisory after surge in Covid cases
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Health authorities in Telangana on Tuesday issued a public advisory after a surge in Covid-19 cases in the state. ... read..


TN govt doctor who let son treat patients under scanner
Chennai | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Health Department has suspended a government doctor who allegedly took unauthorised absence and allowed his son, a house surgeon, to screen patients and launched an enquiry. ... read..


School closures during Covid spiked mental health crisis in kids: WHO
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:15 AM IST
Closure of schools during Covid-induced lockdowns across the world had a "deep impact" and spiked "global mental health crisis" in young children, according to a recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). ... read..


Study: Children with bronchitis can develop lung problems in adulthood
Washington | June 21, 2022 11:56:12 PM IST
According to research from the Allergy and Lung Health Unit at the University of Melbourne, bronchitis in early childhood has been found to increase the risk of lung diseases in middle age. ... read..


Scientists discover why vaccination against malaria loses its effect in short time
Washington | June 21, 2022 11:25:21 PM IST
Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center have studied the human immune response after immunization with the malaria pathogen Plasmodium falciparum. Their findings could explain why natural infections, to which people in endemic areas are constantly ... read..


Scientists find new insights into the human centrosome
Washington | June 21, 2022 9:25:15 PM IST
A team of scientists has gained new insights into the human centrosome, whose malfunction is linked to many neurodevelopmental disorders. ... read..


Anti-obesity medication along with lifestyle changes can result in 10% weight loss: Study
Atlanta | June 21, 2022 2:25:40 PM IST
A new study conducted by the Endocrine Society has found that overweight and obese individuals reported an average weight reduction of 10.6% more than 3 to 5 years with a program of lifestyle change in combination with anti-obesity medicines. ... read..


Study reveals breathing in polluted air contributes to neurological damage
Birmingham | June 21, 2022 10:25:09 AM IST
A new study has revealed that breathing in polluted air could lead to toxic particles being transported from the lungs to the brain. The research has been done by a team of experts from the University of Birmingham and research institutions in China and t ... read..


International Yoga Day 2022: 5 Yoga poses to relieve stress and rejuvenate mind
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 9:55:24 AM IST
Annually International Yoga Day 2022 is celebrated on June 21 to educate people about Yoga's importance and the pivotal role it plays in leading towards a healthier lifestyle by rejuvenating our mind and body. ... read..


International Yoga Day: 5 easy Yoga asanas for children
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 6:24:32 AM IST
Every year, International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 for its umpteen wellness factors. ... read..


Delhi reports drop in Covid cases, but 6 deaths now
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a significant decline in Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 1,060, against 1,530 on the previous day, while there are as many as six new deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Mandaviya urges G20 to focus on sharing genome sequencing data
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday suggested G20 members for an institutional framework to enable rapid sharing of genome sequencing data along with a neutral & aggregate data-sharing model amongst countries. ... read..


Scientists working on electronic implants to help pill delivery at a click
London | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
A team of Swedish researchers are working on developing electronic implants that can one day replace daily pills and deliver drugs at the touch of a button. ... read..


Study finds VR useful in addressing social determinants of health
Washington | June 20, 2022 11:57:25 PM IST
In medicine, Virtual Reality technology allows educators a way to ease barriers that may exist in terms of physical locations, scheduling and creating realistic scenarios for students to practice their clinical skills. ... read..


K'taka HC: No rule prohibiting people from sitting cross legged during proceedings. What about health effects?
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 9:55:16 PM IST
Though the Karnataka High Court in its recent response to a RTI stated that there's no rule or order prohibiting people from sitting cross-legged during court proceedings, one might think whether doing so in our daily lives has any bad effects on the huma ... read..


Alzheimer's disease can be diagnosed with single brain scan: Research
London | June 20, 2022 8:24:38 PM IST
During new research, researchers used a machine learning technology to look into the structural features within the brain, including the areas which were not previously associated with Alzheimer's. ... read..


New discovery of 'powerful clinical strategy' for treating heart disease
Washington | June 20, 2022 7:56:34 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Houston revealed a new technology that not only repairs heart muscle cells in mice but also regenerates them following a heart attack or myocardial infarction as it's medically known. ... read..


Study links area-level income and education with lung cancer diagnosis
Washington | June 20, 2022 2:55:32 PM IST
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, and early detection and treatment are key to prolonging patient survival. A recent study by Wiley published online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer So ... read..


Top 5 Yoga asanas that you can easily perform at your workplace
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:26:12 AM IST
International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21, every year and it is the best occasion to include Yoga in our day-to-day life. Yoga helps to maintain a healthy and fit life, but in order to achieve that, one needs to perform it with consistency, at least ... read..


Smriti Irani tests Covid positive
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday announced that she has tested Covid positive. ... read..


Delhi reports 1,530 new Covid cases, three more deaths
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported marginal decline in Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 1,530 against 1,534 recorded on the previous day, while there were three more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Postpartum depression affects dads too
Sydney | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
If you thought only women faced depression during pregnancy and post birth, you may be wrong. New research shows men also face severe mood changes in the period surrounding their child's birth, but their condition is often overlooked. ... read..


Three iconic J&K sites chosen for international Yoga Day
Srinagar | Monday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Three heritage sites of Jammu and Kashmir have been chosen among 75 prominent heritage spots for special events on June 21 being celebrated as International Yoga Day. ... read..


Study: Scientists offer solutions for risky tap water
Washington | June 19, 2022 11:25:11 PM IST
A recent study by Prof. YU Wenzheng's team highlighted the risk that high concentrations of disinfection byproducts in tap water can cause bladder cancer and suggested sustainable solutions such as ozone biofiltration and nanofiltration to increase the sa ... read..


Synthetic Receptor eliminates need for chemo and radiation therapy
Los Angeles | June 19, 2022 10:25:29 PM IST
According to the researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, synthetic IL-9 receptor allows cancer-fighting T cells to do their job without the use of chemo or radiation. ... read..


Risk of cataract might rise due to cholesterol-lowering genes: Research
Washington | June 19, 2022 8:55:46 PM IST
According to the findings of a recent study, individuals with genetic variations linked to statin medications appear to have an increased risk of developing cataracts and having cataract surgery. ... read..


Scientists discover new way of treating solid tumours using Nanoparticles
Winston (North Carolina) | June 19, 2022 8:55:44 PM IST
According to a recent study, a group of Wake Forest University School of Medicine researchers found a new way of treating solid tumours with the creation of a novel nanoparticle. They also discovered that cancers of breast, colon, head and neck have tumou ... read..


Research claims diabetes, heart disease enhance risk of dementia
Washington | June 19, 2022 7:56:28 PM IST
According to research, patients dealing with type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke accelerate the risk of developing dementia. ... read..


Cerebellum contributes to higher cognitive functions: Study
Washington | June 19, 2022 7:27:22 PM IST
A research study explains how dopamine in the cerebellum modulates social behaviours via its action on D2 receptors (D2R). The cerebellum is essential for but also contributes to higher cognitive functions including social behaviours. ... read..


Study finds new algorithm that can identify people with Kidney disease risk
New York | June 19, 2022 3:25:10 PM IST
A new algorithm can analyse thousands of mutations across the genome and determine a person's risk of getting chronic kidney disease, according to a recent study. ... read..


Peanut allergy treatment most effective when started early in infants :Study
Washington | June 19, 2022 3:25:06 PM IST
In 2019, UBC researchers revealed that pre-schoolers can safely overcome peanut allergies using an oral immunotherapy treatment. They now have proof that the sooner pre-schoolers begin treatment, the better. ... read..


Study: UCI neuroscientists create brain maps after traumatic brain injury
California | June 19, 2022 7:24:45 AM IST
Scientists at the University of California, Irvine have discovered that injuring one part of the brain alters the connections between nerve cells throughout the brain. The new research was published this week in Nature Communications. ... read..


Delhi reports drop in daily Covid cases, deaths rise to three
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported a decline in daily Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 1,534 against 1,797 recorded on previous day, while there were three new deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Rather than opioid based pain medication, a new way found to treat chronic pain
Washington | June 19, 2022 12:55:57 AM IST
A potential new way to treat chronic pain is using anti-cancer drugs rather than opioid-based pain medication, reveals a new study by the University of Calgary. ... read..


Research: Math model predicts efficacy of heart attack drug treatments
Washington | June 18, 2022 11:24:58 PM IST
During a recent study, researchers used mice to develop a mathematical model of a myocardial infarction, popularly known as a heart attack. ... read..


Do you know how areas of brains communicate? New study reveals
Washington | June 18, 2022 9:26:30 PM IST
A question that always rises in neuroscience is that how do brain areas communicate? Now, a recent study at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre has revealed the reason behind it. ... read..


Study develops 3 systems together for baby's respiratory health
Rochester | June 18, 2022 4:57:13 PM IST
The co-development of three systems, the gut microbiome, respiratory system, and immune system, is correlated with a baby's respiratory health, according to a new multidisciplinary study conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Cent ... read..


How to use gene testing to prevent sudden cardiac death in athletes: Study
Washington | June 18, 2022 4:57:11 PM IST
According to a study published in the European Society of Cardiology, recommendations on how to use gene testing to prevent sudden cardiac death in athletes and enable safe exercise are paving the way. ... read..


Immune ageing could be due to stress: Researchers
Washington | June 18, 2022 4:56:54 PM IST
A new study has explained explains age-related health inequalities, including the unequal toll of the pandemic on people, and identifies potential intervention points. ... read..


Study explains how diabetes wellness visits reduce risk of amputation
Washington | June 18, 2022 4:26:08 PM IST
According to University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers and their collaborators, patients with diabetes who participate in a free annual wellness visit covered by Medicare are 36 per cent less likely to need an amputation. ... read..


Delhi reports significant rise in Covid cases at 1,797, one more death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported a rise in Covid cases, at 1,797 in last 24 hours, against 1,323 infection recorded on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Kids under 5 can now be vaccinated against Covid: US FDA
Washington | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday authorised emergency use of the Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the prevention of Covid-19 in children down to 6 months of age. ... read..


BA.4, BA.5 Omicron strains may drive new global Covid wave
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Several countries including India, the UK, US, and Australia are seeing an uptick in Covid cases majorly driven by Omicron sub-variants BA.4, BA.5, according to media reports. ... read..


Research reveals new pediatric obesity program makes treatment more accessible
San Diego | June 17, 2022 4:25:52 PM IST
According to new research, scientists discovered that the Guided Self-Help programme is effective in treating paediatric obesity and improving attendance rates. ... read..


Glucose meter to soon test for SARS-CoV-2 antibody levels: Study
Washington | June 17, 2022 7:56:06 AM IST
A commercial COVID test can quickly determine if you are infected with SARS-CoV-2. However, if a positive result is obtained, there is no equivalent home test to assess how long you have been protected from reinfection. ... read..


Reduce gap between second and Covid booster dose, recommends NTAGI
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation on Thursday (NTAGI) recommended reducing the gap between second Covid vaccine and the booster dose. ... read..


Cut-off mark for super-speciality seats' additional mop-up round lowered
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Medical Counselling Committee on Thursday announced a 15 per cent reduction in the cut-off percentile for an additional mop-up round counselling to fill up vacant seats of super-speciality courses. ... read..


Delhi reports 1,323 fresh Covid cases, 2 deaths
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported a marginal decline in daily Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 1,323 against 1,375 recorded on previous day, as well as two new deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Long Covid may give rise to dangerous new variants: Report
Vienna | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Long Covid, which can lingher up to months and even years in some people, has the potential to emerge into dangerous variants, scientists have found. ... read..


N. Korea reports new infectious disease outbreak amid Covid
Seoul | Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
North Korea has reported outbreak of an "acute enteric epidemic" in its southwestern region on Thursday, amidst the Covid wave. ... read..


Risk of dementia increases due to diabetes, cardiovascular disease: Research
Washington | June 16, 2022 11:55:22 PM IST
Individuals with at least two of the diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke, have double the risk of developing dementia. ... read..


Higher exposure to air pollution is associated with higher functional brain connectivity: Study
Washington | June 16, 2022 3:54:46 PM IST
The findings of a study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) suggest that higher exposure to air pollution is associated with higher functional brain connectivity among several brain regions in preadolescents, while exposure to traffic ... read..


Prolonged sitting may be hazardous to human health: Research
Washington | June 16, 2022 3:54:44 PM IST
A new research by Simon Fraser University is adding further weight to the argument that prolonged sitting may be hazardous to your health. ... read..


New research: Scientists create nanoparticles to help fight solid tumours
Winston (North Carolina) | June 16, 2022 3:54:36 PM IST
Researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in the US North Carolina have discovered a possible new approach to treating solid tumours through the creation of a novel nanoparticle. Solid tumours are found in cancers such as breast, head and ... read..


DCGI recommends Serum Institute's qHPV vaccine against cervical cancer
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) Subject Expert Committee on Wednesday recommended Serum Institute's indigenously developed quadrivalent human papillomavirus (qHPV) vaccine for cervical cancer patients. ... read..


Long Covid to blame for acute hepatitis cases in kids: Study
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Long Covid may be responsible for the global acute hepatitis in kids that has so far no known cause, suggests a study. ... read..


Monkeypox: WHO to look into reports of virus in semen
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said it is exploring whether monkeypox can be sexually transmitted after reports showed that the virus has been found in the semen of some patients, media reports said. ... read..


Daily Covid tally in Delhi crosses 1000-mark for second day
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported 1375 Covid cases in a single-day rise, against 1,118 infections recorded on Tuesday. ... read..


Polio virus detected in gutter water of Kolkata
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Eight years after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared India as polio-free country, germs of the polio virus have been detected from the gutter waters in a pocket in Kolkata. However, so far there has been no report of any child being affected by ... read..


Research suggests Nordic walking improves functional capacity in heart disease patients
Amsterdam | June 15, 2022 11:25:55 AM IST
According to a new study, Nordic walking was found to boost functional capacity, or the ability to do everyday tasks, in individuals with coronary heart disease more than normal high-intensity interval training and moderate-to-vigorous intensity continuou ... read..


WHO may declare monkeypox a global health emergency
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to declare monkeypox, which has so far affected 2,821 people in both endemic and non-endemic countries, a global health emergency, according to media reports. ... read..


Delhi sees Covid cases cross 1,000 mark, 2 fresh deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported over 82 per cent single-day rise in Covid cases, at 1,118 against 614 recorded on the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Monkeypox contact tracing tough with many unknown sexual partners: Report
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Tracing contacts of people infected with monkeypox virus is giving public health officials in the UK a hard time, with many having had unknown sexual partners in "cruising grounds, sex clubs and during chemsex sessions", according to a report. ... read..


'Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight' launched aiming at zero childhood diarrhoea death
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Health, Bharati Pravin Pawar, on Monday launched the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)-2022, to be implemented from June 13 to 27 to attain zero child death due to diarrhoea. ... read..


Delhi reports 614 fresh Covid cases, positivity rate crosses 7%
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported decline in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 614 against 735 recorded on the previous day, while there was no new death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Andhra to link state public health care scheme payouts to DBT to patients
Amaravati | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the health department to bring Arogyasri public health care scheme benefits under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). The move will allow the billed amount to be disbursed directly to the patien ... read..


Delhi reports 735 new Covid cases, 3 fresh deaths
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported a small dip in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 735 against 795 on the previous day, while there were three new deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


India has 'strong protective shield' of Covid vaccination: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
India now has strong protective shield of over 195 crore vaccine doses, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya as the cumulative vaccination tally crossed this figure on Sunday. ... read..


Covid surge: TN parents worried as schools to reopen on Monday
Chennai | Monday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
With fresh Covid-19 cases crossing 200 per day in Tamil Nadu, parents are worried as schools are set to reopen on Monday, June 13. ... read..


Maintaining weight during early life can prevent male infertility: Study
Washington | June 12, 2022 10:54:41 PM IST
Controlling body weight more carefully during childhood and adolescence can be helpful in preventing male infertility later in life, suggests the findings of a recent study. ... read..


Study finds energy-deficient male runners may be at higher risk for fractures
Washington | June 12, 2022 10:54:39 PM IST
Male runners who do not receive enough energy from their diet can be at risk for stress fractures, according to a new study. ... read..


Study finds later dementia linked to Social isolation
Washington | June 12, 2022 8:54:35 PM IST
Scientists have found that a major reason for dementia is Social isolation, which causes changes in the brain structures associated with memory, according to a study by the University of Warwick. ... read..


Researchers find detailed genetic roadmap of glaucoma
Washington | June 12, 2022 8:26:41 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Melbourne found a detailed generic roadmap of glaucoma. The roadmap will help researchers to develop new drugs to combat the disease. ... read..


Higher levels of optimism are associated with longer lifespan, finds study
Washington | June 12, 2022 8:26:32 PM IST
A new study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that higher levels of optimism were associated with longer lifespan and living beyond age 90 in women across racial and ethnic groups. ... read..


Radiation pre-T cell therapy can alleviate need for chemo, says study
Washington | June 12, 2022 7:54:36 PM IST
A new study has found that a patient can undergo T cell therapy designed to target cancerous tumours, the patient's entire immune system must be destroyed with chemotherapy or radiation. ... read..


Study reveals link between prediabetes and risk of heart attack
Atlanta | June 12, 2022 5:57:19 PM IST
Prediabetes appears to be a major independent risk factor for heart attacks, according to a new study presented at ENDO 2022, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally nears 800; positivity rate crosses 4%
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
The national capital on Saturday reported considerable rise at 795 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours against 655 infections recorded on Friday, a Delhi government health bulletin said. ... read..


Study finds link between prediabetes and risk of heart attack
Atlanta | June 11, 2022 7:55:18 PM IST
According to a new study presented at ENDO 2022, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting, prediabetes appears to be a major independent risk factor for heart attacks. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 655, two more deaths
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported marginal rise at in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 655, against 622 on the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


Srinagar ranks among 75 top districts under 'Eat Right Challenge'
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Srinagar figures in top 75 districts in implementation of the 'Eat Right Challenge for Cities and Districts' of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). ... read..


Covid decline may be giving rise to other viruses like flu, TB: Report
Washington | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Even as global cases of Covid-19 are on the decline, a number of other viruses such as influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, adenovirus, tuberculosis, and monkeypox are on the rise, and have also exhibited strange behaviours in recent months, according ... read..


Study reveals individuals suffering from rare diseases have poor health-related life quality
Corvallis (Oregon) | June 10, 2022 11:55:08 PM IST
People with rare diseases have normally to wait years for proper diagnosis, often require to travel long distances for speciality care and face high out-of-pocket health care expenses, according to a recent study. ... read..


Study: Most 'silent' genetic mutations are harmful
Washington | June 10, 2022 11:25:56 PM IST
According to a study by the University of Michigan, Point mutations that alter the resulting protein sequences are called nonsynonymous mutations, while those that do not alter protein sequences are called silent or synonymous mutations. ... read..


MP Shocker: Videos of bodies being carried on cot, shoulder surface
Bhopal | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Three different families of the deceased in Madhya Pradesh had to face a similar situation -- they had to carry the bodies on shoulder, cart or cot, due to unavailability of ambulances in the government hospitals. ... read..


'Must not lower guard', Centre to states, UTs amid Covid surge
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
In view of rising Covid cases across the country in the last two weeks, the Centre on Thursday advised all States and UTs not to lower the guard and to continue working towards building on progress made so far. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 622, two more deaths
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday again reported a rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 622, against 564 recorded on previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


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