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Social isolation is directly associated with later dementia: Study
Washington | June 9, 2022 11:56:24 PM IST
According to a study by the University of Warwick, Social isolation is directly linked with changes in the brain structures associated with memory, making it a clear risk factor for dementia, scientists have found. ... read..


Research finds radiotherapy not always required for early-stage breast cancer
Washington | June 9, 2022 11:25:57 PM IST
Older women with early-stage breast cancer may not need radiotherapy after undergoing surgery, McMaster University researcher Timothy Whelan and his team has found. ... read..


In the largest series of phage therapy case studies, more than half of the patient's rate was successful: Study
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | June 9, 2022 1:55:33 PM IST
The number of cases of viruses being used to treat dangerous Mycobacterium infections has increased by a factor of five recently. In a new study, a group led by experts from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California San Diego present 2 ... read..


AIIMS Guwahati doctor falls to death
Guwahati | Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A senior resident doctor of the upcoming AIIMS, Guwahati died after purportedly falling from the seventh floor of a building on the campus on Wednesday, police said. ... read..


Ahmedabad civic body resumes Covid tests
Ahmedabad | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
With Covid cases rising in the past few days, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has resumed testing at key sites, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally now rises to 564, one more death
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported rise at in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 564, against 450 recorded on previous day, while there was one more death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


UK upgrades disease severity of monkeypox to leprosy, plague level
London | Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
While designating monkeypox as a notifiable disease, UK Health officials have upgraded the disease severity of monkeypox with that of leprosy and plague. ... read..


US CDC suspects monkeypox virus to be airborne, asks people to wear masks
Washington | Thursday, 2022 1:45:19 AM IST
Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suspect that the monkeypox virus may be airborne at least for "short distances" and thus have asked people and healthcare workers in close contact to wear masks, media reports said. ... read..


Cabinet approves MoU between India and US in health sector
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:18 AM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the US in health sector. ... read..


Nightmares exhibit earliest signs of Parkinson's disease: Study
Birmingham | June 8, 2022 11:27:00 PM IST
According to a new study by the University of Birmingham, older adults who start to experience bad dreams or nightmares could be exhibiting the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. ... read..


Study: Alcoholism relapse may driven by release of immune protein in brain
Washington | June 8, 2022 10:55:06 PM IST
According to a new study from scientists at Scripps Research, the anxiety that occurs during withdrawal from excessive alcohol use, and contributes to relapse, may be driven in part by the release of an immune protein in the brain. ... read..


Research: Is the cost of treating a hereditary neuromuscular disease affected by the timing of treatment?
New Jersey | June 8, 2022 2:24:32 PM IST
Early detection and treatment of children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic ailment characterised by muscle weakness and wasting, can minimise the total financial expenditures associated with the condition, according to new research. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 450, one new death
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported considerable rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 450 against 247 recorded on the previous day, while there was one new death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


107-year-old woman with 99% blockage treated with angioplasty
Ahmedabad | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
When 107-year-old Jamnaben (name changed) suffered a heart attack, her family was determined to bring her to Ahmedabad. They undertook an eight-hour long road journey from their native village in Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh and brought her to the ... read..


'Physician's Pledge' new code of ethics for doctors
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
After the controversy following the suggestion of the replacement of long-established Hippocratic Oath by Charak Shapath in medical colleges, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has released draft regulations for the professional conduct of doctors whic ... read..


Two plant-based vaccines requiring no cold storage on their way
New York | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Here is some welcome news for the developing countries, which don't have cold storage facilities (minus 70-degree C) to store vaccines such as Pfizers. ... read..


As Covid cases rise again, experts advise to be on guard
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
India has seen sudden rise in the Covid cases following spike in two states -- Maharashtra and Kerala in the last few days. The national Covid tally crossed 4,000-mark after nearly 3 months. ... read..


Can hormonal therapy raise brain tumour risk in women?
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Hormonal therapy has emerged as one of the most advanced treatments for cancer, premature puberty, and excessive hair growth. But, doctors here on Tuesday warned people to be conscious about the therapy and undergo tumour screening as the high-doses of ho ... read..


Covid spurt in Goa; period between June 15 to July 15 crucial: Expert
Panaji | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Even as Covid cases in the state have witnessed a spurt in recent days, the period between June 15 to July 15 will be a crucial period for the state, in order to judge the impact of the fresh wave of the pandemic. ... read..


Some cannabis products with psychoactive ingredient can help relieve pain: Study
New York | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Some cannabis products with psychoactive ingredients can help improve short-term chronic pain, but their side effects remain a concern, according to a review of 25 trials and studies. ... read..


Singapore's dengue emergency is a climate change warning sign
Singapore | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Singapore says it is facing a dengue "emergency" as it grapples with an outbreak of the seasonal disease that has come unusually early this year. ... read..


Monkeypox DNA sequencing hints virus circulating since 2017: Report
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
The monkeypox virus outbreak, that has seen more than 780 laboratory confirmed cases in 27 countries, may be circulating outside Africa since 2017, according to scientists who analysed its DNA. ... read..


Research: How a knee replacement impacts the planet
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | June 7, 2022 10:55:28 PM IST
According to the researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, a total knee replacement can greatly improve a patient's quality of life, but first the procedure itself will create nearly 30 pounds of waste, about half of which presents a biohazard and requ ... read..


Researchers discover link between food, eye health, and lifespan
California | June 7, 2022 7:25:34 PM IST
In Drosophila, researchers from the Buck Institute have discovered a link between nutrition, circadian rhythms, eye health, and lifespan for the first time. They also discovered that activities in the fly eye are actually driving the ageing process. ... read..


Contaminated drinking water leaves 3 dead in K'taka, Bommai orders probe
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday announced a solatium of Rs 5 lakh to the families of three persons who died due to consumption of contaminated water in the state's Raichur, as well as a through probe. ... read..


Sidhu hospitalised in PGI Chandigarh
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Congress leader and former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is undergoing a one-year jail sentence, was on Monday admitted in heptology ward of the PGIMER in Chandigarh due to liver-related problems, a statement said. ... read..


J&K LG inaugurates UT's First Maternal and Child Health Conclave
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday inaugurated the Union Territory's first Maternal and Child Health Conclave at the SKICC. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally dips to 247, no new death
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday saw fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours drop to to 247, against 343 recorded the previous day, while there was no new death for the fourth consecutive day, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Study finds Bridge therapy may benefit some children with high-risk neuroblastoma
New Jersey | June 6, 2022 6:26:14 PM IST
According to new research, Neuroblastoma is paediatric cancer that arises from immature nerve cells. Approximately half of the children with neuroblastoma have a type that suggests a high risk of recurrence. Patients with this high-risk neuroblastoma may ... read..


Researchers find drug combination shows promise for treating pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
New Haven | June 6, 2022 5:56:29 PM IST
Patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) have few treatment options, but researchers at Yale Cancer Center and Yale-New Haven Health's Smilow Cancer Hospital discovered that patients who received a combination of capecitabine and te ... read..


Delhi reports 343 new Covid cases, no death for third day running
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported decline in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 343, against 405 recorded on previous day, and no new death for the third consecutive day, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Goa to observe Covid situation for a fortnight
Panaji | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said that the state government will observe the situation of COVID-19 cases for next 10 to 15 days and accordingly will decide about taking further steps. ... read..


Research finds time-restricted eating habits may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease in older breast cancer survivors
Washington | June 5, 2022 8:54:48 PM IST
According to a new study by The American College of Cardiology, older breast cancer survivors with cardiometabolic risk factors who restricted food consumption to eight hours during the workday followed by 16 hours of fasting had a lower risk of cardiovas ... read..


Visible light activates molecular machineries to treat infections: Study
Houston (Texas) | June 5, 2022 4:26:04 PM IST
Scientists have demonstrated that light-activated molecular machines can drill holes through gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria membranes, killing them in as little as two minutes. Their study suggests a new way to combat antibiotic-resistant bacter ... read..


Cancer increases risk of developing diabetes: Study
Washington | June 5, 2022 4:26:01 PM IST
A new study has found that cancer patients are at a greater risk of developing diabetes. ... read..


Doctor's mood increases the chance of medical negligence: Study
Melbourne | June 5, 2022 3:54:46 PM IST
A new study has found that doctors' mood affects their work and the chance of medical negligence. ... read..


Circulating tumor DNA can identify stage II colon cancer patients : Research
Washington | June 5, 2022 3:26:48 PM IST
Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) thats is a genetic material shed from tumors into the bloodstream can identify stage II colon cancer patients who can most benefit from chemotherapy following surgery and spare other patients the need for this form of treatme ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 405, no death for second day
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 405 against 345 recorded on previous day, while there was no new death for the second day in a row, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Final autopsy report cites 'myocardial infarction' as reason for KK's death
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The final post-mortem and chemical analysis reports of playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, was handed over to the Kolkata Police on Saturday. ... read..


Mediterranean diet may help improve symptoms of depression in young men
Sydney | Sunday, 2022 1:45:15 AM IST
Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study has shown. ... read..


Covid again on the rise in Kerala as tally crosses 1,500
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2022 1:45:14 AM IST
With a new school year beginning on June 1 and life practically returning to the old normal, Kerala on Saturday saw its daily Covid tally cross 1,500, to 1,544, while there were four deaths, a government statement said. ... read..


Air pollution exposure drives risk of inflammatory arthritis
London | Sunday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Increased air pollution has been linked with rise in risk of autoimmune diseases, according to a twin study. ... read..


Coffee drinkers undergo lower risks of death as compared to non-coffee drinkers: Study
Washington | June 4, 2022 10:25:38 PM IST
A recent study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, has revealed that adults who consume upto 1.5 to 3.5 litres of coffee per day, with or without sugar, have less chances to die as compared to those adults who do not drink coffee, at all. ... read..


Study: Consuming moderate quantity of eggs can boost heart-friendly, healthy metabolites in blood
Beijing | June 4, 2022 9:54:09 PM IST
According to recent studies published in the 'eLife' journal, consuming a moderate quantity of eggs might be beneficial for increasing the number of metabolities in the blood, which are good for the heart. ... read..


Mothers experiencing depression before pregnancy transmit symptoms to their kids: Study
Washington | June 4, 2022 3:56:49 PM IST
According to a new study by the UCLA psychology researchers, children whose mothers experience rising levels of depression from the period before pregnancy until the months just after giving birth are at greater risk of developing emotional, social and ac ... read..


Study finds human fetuses evolved to slow shoulder growth for easier delivery
Kyoto | June 4, 2022 3:56:40 PM IST
According to a new study, Shoulder dystocia is relieved by the fact that human shoulders slow down before birth and then speed up subsequently. ... read..


Cardiovascular disease risk for older breast cancer survivors may be lowered by time-restricted eating habits
Washington | June 4, 2022 3:25:32 PM IST
Older breast cancer survivors with cardiometabolic risk factors who restricted food consumption to eight hours during the workday, followed by 16 hours of fasting, had a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) after a few weeks, according to a new ... read..


Researchers reveal why not all obese people develop type 2 diabetes
Portland (Oregon) | June 4, 2022 12:25:26 PM IST
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new analytical method that answers a long-standing question about type 2 diabetes: why do some obese patients develop the condition while others do not. ... read..


Why Ketamine is speedster of antidepressants: Study
Washington | June 4, 2022 10:54:45 AM IST
Ketamine acts as a speedster of antidepressants, working within hours compared to common antidepressants that can take several weeks, according to a new study by Northwestern University. ... read..


Centre writes to 5 states over rising Covid cases
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Raising concern over spike in the number Covid-19 cases in some states, the Center on Friday wrote to Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala to continue monitoring the spread of the infection. ... read..


One of the hottest summers led to increased ozone levels: CSE analysis
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
The summer of 2022 - one of the hottest in history - has witnessed widespread excessive ozone levels, making the air of Delhi-NCR more toxic, while other metros are not far behind, said a latest analysis released by the Centre for Science and Environment ... read..


Delhi reports 345 fresh Covid cases, no death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported 345 Covid cases in last 24 hours, against 373 recorded on previous day, and no new death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Water woes in MP: 2 dead, many sick after drinking contaminated water
Bhopal | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Due to the scorching summer heat, accessing potable water has become a challenge for people across Madhya Pradesh. This summer, people are witnessing unprecedented water shortage in the state, including in the capital city of Bhopal. ... read..


Study: Reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease linked to target protein for diabetes
Washington | June 3, 2022 7:55:39 PM IST
A study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests that mechanisms associated with a particular diabetes drug can also help to protect against Alzheimer's disease, ... read..


Study: Some blood pressure medications may reduce chance of aneurysm rupture
Dallas | June 3, 2022 7:26:11 PM IST
According to new research by the American Heart Association, RAAS inhibitors, a class of blood pressure-lowering medications, reduced the risk of aneurysm rupture by 18 per cent in a multi-centre study of more than 3,000 people with high blood pressure an ... read..


Coffee consumption may reduce risk of acute kidney injury: Study
Maryland | June 3, 2022 3:56:42 PM IST
A recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers suggests that coffee consumption is linked to a reduced risk of acute kidney injury (AKI). ... read..


Study: A person's height may affect their risk for several common health conditions
Washington | June 3, 2022 12:54:55 PM IST
A large genetic study by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs' Million Veteran Program (MVP) has found that a person's height may become a factor of risk for multiple health conditions in adulthood. ... read..


ICMR releases guidelines for using drones in healthcare
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday released a guidance document for use of drones in healthcare for medical supplies in far-flung areas. The research body has come up with this document after using the drones for delivering Covid-19 ... read..


Monkeypox outbreak in Europe not yet public health emergency: EMA
The Hague | Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The current monkeypox outbreak in Europe is "not a public health emergency" presently, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday. ... read..


WHO does a u-turn on monkeypox, says unsure whether it can be contained
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
After claiming that the monkeypox infections, now spread to about 30 countries with more than 550 confirmed cases, can be contained, the World Health Organisation has admitted that it is not sure whether the virus can be kept in check. ... read..


Shark antibodies may help fight Covid: Study
New York | Friday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
Sharks, known as ancient predators with prehistoric immune systems, may be key to developing effective Covid-19 treatments, suggests a study. ... read..


Delhi reports 373 fresh Covid cases, 2 deaths in 24 hrs
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
The national capital Delhi on Thursday reported 373 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, against 368 infection recorded on previous day, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


A biomarker in liquid biopsy for lung cancer can be reliable than tumour biopsy: Study
New York | June 2, 2022 4:26:19 PM IST
Mount Sinai researchers have proven that a simple blood test called a liquid biopsy can be a stronger predictor of whether cancer immunotherapy will work for a patient with lung cancer than an invasive tumour biopsy technique. ... read..


Study: A potential target for future therapies to treat inflammatory diseases
Los Angeles (California) | June 2, 2022 2:24:06 PM IST
According to a study by the investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a gene that plays a crucial role in the innate human immune system has been found. ... read..


Brain cell activity is responsible for central nervous system disorder outcomes
Los Angeles (California) | June 2, 2022 10:54:48 AM IST
According to a research led by the investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, brain cell activities and the spinal cord is responsible for regulating the body's response to the central nervous systems (CNS) disorders such as Alzheimer's, Huntington ... read..


NEET-PG exam results out, announces Mandaviya
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The result of the National Eligibility Entrance Test-PG (NEET-PG) has been declared, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Wednesday evening. ... read..


KK's demise: Preliminary PM report states cause of death 'normal'
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The preliminary post-mortem report of popular playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath (KK), who died on late Tuesday evening in the city, after a stage performance, has cited the cause of death to be "normal", without any trace of foul play. ... read..


Study finds unexpected side effects of common painkillers
New Haven | June 1, 2022 11:24:47 PM IST
According to a new study, common painkillers can have unexpected and unexplained impacts on numerous conditions, including heart disease and cancer, even at equal doses. ... read..


Research: Diet unlikely to ease osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis progression
Washington | June 1, 2022 10:24:25 PM IST
A review of the existing scientific evidence has found that diet is unlikely to make any difference in the progression of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ... read..


Govt releases guidelines for substance use disorders, launches app
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday released a pocket book on standard treatment guidelines for substance use disorders and behavioural addictions, and a mobile app 'Addiction-Rx' on the occasion of 'World No Tobacco Day 2022'. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 373, one death
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday saw its Covid tally rise again, at 373 cases in the last 24 hours, against 212 recorded on previous day, as well as reporting one more death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Oral cancer in India mainly caused by tobacco: Experts
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Most common cancer among male in India is oral cancer which is mainly caused by the use of smokeless form of tobacco, said Dr Abhishek Shankar, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, AIIMS Patna. ... read..


Union Health Ministry issues guidelines for Monkeypox
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
In view of the increasing number of Monkeypox cases being reported from the non-endemic countries, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued 'Guidelines on Management of Monkeypox Disease'. ... read..


Covid caused collateral damage to global cardiac services: Study
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Disruption to cardiac services during the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a "global collateral damage" that may have lasting ramifications, according to a study published on Tuesday. ... read..


HIV drug may be a potential treatment for dementia: Study
New York | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
US researchers have found an HIV drug that could help reverse memory loss in middle age, in a possible early intervention for dementia. ... read..


Unpleasant odour is processed more quickly in the brain than perceived quality
Health | May 31, 2022 8:54:49 PM IST
According to the findings of a new study by the University of Tokyo, A specially created odour delivery device, along with machine learning-based analysis of scalp-recorded electroencephalogram. This device has enabled researchers to see when and where od ... read..


Cancer treatment with the ability to alter tumour immunophenotypes: Research
Health | May 31, 2022 1:25:38 PM IST
According to research, 'STING', which is an innate immune regulatory protein has the ability to promote tumour immunoreactivity and immune cell penetration into the tumour microenvironment (TME). ... read..


HIV drug could combat middle-aged memory loss: Study
Washington | May 31, 2022 1:25:34 PM IST
According to a new study at the University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences, our brains record a group store of memories, instead of single memories. So, recollecting one significant memory could trigger an individual to recall others connected ... read..


Delhi reports drop in daily Covid cases
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The national capital on Monday witnessed a considerable decline in the number of daily Covid-19 cases as 212 fresh infections were recorded against 357 reported on the previous day, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


Menstrual Cafe launched in TN to clear doubts on menstruation
Chennai | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Tamil Nadu-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Gramalaya floated by Padma Shri awardee Damodaran has launched 'Menstrual Cafe" at Tiruchi in the state. ... read..


Research reveals ultrasound-guided microbubbles boost immunotherapy efficacy
Houston | May 30, 2022 11:54:30 PM IST
According to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, researchers have developed an ultrasound-guided cancer immunotherapy platform that promotes systemic antitumor immunity and increases immune checkpoint blockade therapeutic efficacy. ... read..


Over 1 million youth started smoking daily, most used JULL e-cigarettes: US study
San Diego (California) | May 30, 2022 4:24:35 PM IST
Nearly 2,300 adolescents and young adults became new tobacco smokers in the US over the period of 2017-2019 with the total number of users under 21 years of age vaping (using e-cigarettes) rising to over 1 million by 2019, accordingly to new published res ... read..


Delhi reports 357 fresh Covid cases
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported 357 new Covid cases against 442 fresh infections reported the previous day, as per the Delhi government's health bulletin. ... read..


Study: Heart-healthy metabolites in blood can be increased by eating eggs in moderation
Beijing | May 30, 2022 2:26:13 AM IST
The findings of recent research suggest how moderate egg consumption can increase the amount of heart-healthy metabolites in the blood. ... read..


Asymptomatic people not responsible for spreading Covid as thought: Study
London | Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Turns out that fears about asymptomatic Covid spread were overblown. A novel study has claimed that people infected with SARS-CoV-2 but had no symptoms are two-thirds less likely to pass virus to others. ... read..


Study finds lidocaine infusions could assist migraine sufferers
London | May 29, 2022 4:53:57 PM IST
According to a recent study, infusions of the local anaesthetic lidocaine may provide pain relief to people with chronic migraine who haven't responded to other treatments. ... read..


Physical activity coupled with good diet help avoid health problems during menopause
Finland | May 29, 2022 2:55:47 PM IST
According to a study conducted at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland, menopausal transition increases women's body fat, particularly around the waist. As a result, women in their forties and fifties should pay special attention to excellent lifestyle ... read..


Delhi reports 442 new Covid cases, no death
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The national capital on Saturday witnessed a marginal decline in the number of daily Covid cases as 442 fresh infections were reported against 445 recorded on the previous day, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


First cases of Omicron's B.A. 4, B.A.5 sub-variants detected in Maharashtra
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Maharashtra on Saturday reported its first Covid case of the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of Covid's Omicron strain. ... read..


Fruits and vegetables play important role in ADHD symptoms in kids
Colombo (Ohio) | May 28, 2022 7:53:55 PM IST
Children who eat fruits and vegetables have less inattention, according to a recent study. ... read..


Young children who play adventurously have better mental health: Study
Washington | May 28, 2022 6:54:15 PM IST
According to a new study, children who spend a lot of time in adventurous play, have fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression, and were happy during the first Covid 19 lockdown. ... read..


Fatal heart rhythm disorder has been related to air pollution, according to a new study
Brussels | May 28, 2022 6:25:33 PM IST
According to recent research presented at the European Society of Cardiology's annual congress, arrhythmias are life-threatening and occur often on days with severely polluted air (ESC). ... read..


NHRC notice to Centre, Bihar over illegal healthcare facilities
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The NHRC on Friday issued notice to top officials of the Central and Bihar governments over a report alleging that a large number of hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes are running illegally without any registration in the state's Munger district despit ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 445, no new death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported a rise at Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 445, against 403 on the previous day, but there was no fresh death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Strong nursing sector essential for healthcare sector: MoS Health
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
A strong nursing sector is an essential requirement for a strong healthcare sector, said Union Minister of State for Health Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar on Friday. ... read..


Disturbed sleep, menstrual cramps top hygiene concerns for women during periods: Survey
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
According to a survey, the top menstrual hygiene concerns for women during their periods are disturbed sleep, menstrual cramps and dirty public toilets. ... read..


UK scientists grow cells on moving robot skeleton
London | Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
A team of scientists at the University of Oxford and robotics firm Devanthro have, in a novel research, grown cells on a moving robot skeleton. ... read..


Senior nurses in Bengal to play doctors' role now in rural areas
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The West Bengal Health Department has devised a unique initiative to cope with the problem of shortage of qualified doctors in the rural areas of the state, especially in the community health centers. ... read..


Research finds individuals with autism have poorer health and healthcare
Washington | May 28, 2022 1:55:25 AM IST
New research from the University of Cambridge suggests autistic individuals are more likely to have chronic mental and physical health conditions. They are also reported to have lower-quality healthcare than others. ... read..


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