Sunday, October 2, 2022

Ageing neutralizes sex differences in the brain: Study
Linkoping | August 10, 2022 10:57:37 AM IST
Fruit flies' brains become desexualized as they get older, both male and female. Both sexes experience age-related changes, but the male brain becomes more feminized to a larger extent than the female brain becomes masculine. A study conducted by a resear ... read..

Assam gets approval for ninth medical college in Dhubri
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Assam has received the approval of the National Medical Commission (NMC) for the ninth medical college in the state. It has been set up in Dhubri. ... read..

Delhi sees nearly two-fold rise in fresh Covid cases, 7 deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported considerable, nearly two-fold rise in fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 2,495 against 1,372 reported on previous day, while there were as many as seven deaths, as per the health bulletin. ... read..

Biden's BBB initiative to address greenhouse gas emissions, have health care benefits for poor
Washington | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
US President Joe Biden's modified Build Back Better (BBB) initiative is a historic step forward as it makes health care more affordable to the poor, lowering prescription drug prices, and addresses the world's most pressing crisis of greenhouse emissions ... read..

Study: Hearing loss in dogs is associated with dementia
North Carolina | August 9, 2022 11:28:21 PM IST
A recent study from North Carolina State University investigates the relationship between dementia and hearing loss in old dogs. The research might help with both treating older dogs and figuring out the relationship between sensory loss and cognitive fun ... read..

Universal vaccination is required to stop future COVID-19 waves: Research
Washington | August 9, 2022 11:28:09 PM IST
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health who analysed the transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 variants have discovered shared traits linked to transmissibility and immune evasion. ... read..

Genetic testing is 'promising' for detecting hundreds of disease agents: Study
Washington | August 9, 2022 9:26:33 PM IST
Based on the outcomes of a new study by the scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine by continuously sequencing many DNA strands found in patient samples, Next Generation Sequencing enables doctors to quickly and precisely identify a single pathogen from amon ... read..

Study reveals two protein pathways downregulated in postnatal heart
Washington | August 9, 2022 3:58:45 PM IST
Researchers discovered two signalling pathways that are downregulated in human hearts after birth. ... read..

New injectable gel holds promise for tough-to-treat brain tumours
Wisconsin | August 9, 2022 12:28:21 PM IST
Like the toughest weed, Glioblastoma almost always returns, typically months after the patient's initial brain tumour is surgically removed. Because of this, the survival rates for this cancer are only 25% after one year and drop to 5% after five years. ... read..

Case against Hyderabad blood bank after 3-year-old patient tests HIV positive
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Hyderabad police have filed a case against a blood bank after its alleged negligence resulting in a three-year-old thalassaemia patient testing positive for HIV. ... read..

Bihar Assembly Speaker turns corona positive to negative in one day
Patna | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha has turned Covid positive to Covid negative in just one day. ... read..

Research reveals second primary lung cancer affects 4pc of surgery patients, can reach up to 8pc
Vienna | August 8, 2022 12:58:23 PM IST
Researchers discovered that the incidence of second primary lung cancer ranged from 4 per cent for the overall cohort of lung cancer patients to 8 per cent for those undergoing surgery for stage IA illness, according to data from the National Lung Screeni ... read..

Vitamin D deficiency associated with chronic inflammation: Study
Adelaide | August 8, 2022 12:26:43 PM IST
Scientists have discovered a direct link between low levels of vitamin D and high levels of inflammation, providing an important biomarker to identify people at higher risk of or severity of chronic illnesses with an inflammatory component. ... read..

Study: Fatigue, headache most common lasting symptoms months after COVID-19
Augusta (Georgia0 | August 8, 2022 11:56:17 AM IST
An average of more than four months after having COVID-19, participants most frequently reported experiencing fatigue and headaches, according to researchers. ... read..

Delhi logs 2,423 new Covid cases, 2 deaths
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported a marginal rise in fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 2,423 against 2,311 reported on previous day, and two further deaths, as per the health bulletin. ... read..

How rising global temperatures may affect children's fitness
London | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Record levels of obesity and physical inactivity among children mean they are set to bear the brunt of poorer health effects from rising global temperatures, warns a new comprehensive review of studies. ... read..

Telangana baby with rare genetic disease administered Rs 16 crore drug
Hyderabad | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
A 23-month-old baby with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1, received a new lease of life with Swiss drugmaker Novartis coming forward to donate gene therapy costing Rs 16 crore. ... read..

Researchers reveal that different adolescent groups have different social media effects on wellness
Washington | August 7, 2022 11:56:27 PM IST
Girls and boys might be more vulnerable to the negative effects of social media use at different times during their adolescence, say an international team of scientists. ... read..

Study: Low-calorie sweeteners can also enhance gut health
Washington | August 7, 2022 5:26:59 PM IST
A low-calorie mixture that is as sweet as table sugar and, in lab experiments, feeds "good" gut microbes has been discovered, according to a recent study. ... read..

Do you know sometimes stress could be good for brain functioning? Study suggest
Georgia | August 7, 2022 4:27:41 PM IST
The upcoming deadline that is stressing you out at work may really be beneficial to your brain, even if it feels like an anvil is hovering over your head, revealed recent research from the Youth Development Institute at the University of Georgia. ... read..

Do you know premature menopause linked to higher risk of heart disease? Researchers reveal
Brussels | August 7, 2022 3:56:45 PM IST
Menopause before the age of 40 is associated with an increased risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, according to a study (ESC). The study included almost 1.4 million women, and the risk of atrial fibrillation and new-onset heart failure increase ... read..

Study discovers drug for Alzheimer's disease without inflammatory side effects
Daejeon | August 7, 2022 3:26:48 PM IST
The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved Aduhelm, a monoclonal antibody that targets amyloid beta (A), as the first Alzheimer's disease treatment (AD). Its impact on cognitive improvement, however, is controversial. ... read..

Smoking and older age are two major risk factors for acquiring cancer :Study
Georgia | August 7, 2022 2:57:31 PM IST
According to a new big study undertaken by researchers at the American Cancer Society, smoking and older age are the two most important risk factors associated with a relative and absolute five-year likelihood of developing any cancer (ACS). ... read..

Assam: Japanese Encephalitis claims 63 lives, infects 347
Guwahati | Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
At least 63 people died of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam in the last 37 days while 347 were infected, prompting the Health Department to undertake various measures to deal with the disease, officials said on Saturday. ... read..

One limb gets amputated in Kerala in every 30 minutes: Study
Kochi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
With vascular diseases on the rise following increase in prevalence of diabetes and other life-style diseases, every 30 minutes one limb gets amputated in Kerala, according to a study conducted by the Vascular Society of Kerala (VASK). ... read..

Delhi reports 2,311 new Covid cases, 1 death
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported marginal decline in new Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 2,311 against 2,419 on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the health bulletin. ... read..

Centre asks 7 states with rising Covid cases to ensure effective compliance
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Amid rising Covid cases on daily basis, the Centre on Saturday wrote to seven states reporting rising infections, asking them to ensure adequate testing, and promote Covid-appropriate behaviour. ... read..

Research on identifying facial emotion expressions may alter how we view autism
Washington | August 7, 2022 1:29:10 AM IST
Adults with autism are only slightly less accurate at reading people's facial emotions compared to their non-autistic peers, according to new research. ... read..

Advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may benefit from the use of B vitamins
Washington | August 7, 2022 1:29:05 AM IST
Scientists have found that elevated blood levels of an amino acid called homocysteine correlate strongly with the severity of an advanced form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. They also found vitamin B12 and folic acid could be used to prevent and/or ... read..

How mutation functions in the brain, affects anxiety and sociality: Study
Washington | August 6, 2022 11:57:34 PM IST
New research using genome editing technology has allowed scientists to create a model and assess a gene mutation associated with neuropsychiatric disorders in humans. The study has revealed how the mutation functions in the brain and affects anxiety and s ... read..

Design averts increase of scar tissue around medical implants
Cambridge | August 6, 2022 11:57:29 PM IST
Implantable insulin-releasing devices show potential as an alternate method of treating diabetes without insulin injections or cannula insertions. However, one barrier that has precluded their usage so far is that the immune system attacks them after impl ... read..

Research reveals calcium and potassium-rich diets may help prevent kidney stones from developing again
Rochester | August 6, 2022 1:27:10 PM IST
Kidney stones are associated with cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and chronic kidney disease in addition to being excruciatingly painful. If you've already had a kidney stone, your chance of getting another one within five years rises by 30 per cent ... read..

50 students fall ill after midday meal in Bihar's Bhagalpur
Patna | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Around 50 students of a government middle school in Bihar's Bhagalpur fell ill after they consumed a midday meal on Friday, an official said. ... read..

J&K LG inaugurates 150-bedded Ujala Cygnus Kashmir Superspeciality Hospital
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday inaugurated the 150-bedded Ujala Cygnus Kashmir Superspeciality Hospital in Nowgam. ... read..

Delhi reports rise at 2,419 fresh Covid cases, 2 more deaths
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Friday again reported a rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 2,419 against 2,202 reported on previous day, while there were two fresh deaths, as per the health bulletin. ... read..

Rajasthan's first lumpy care centre set up at Jaipur gaushala
Jaipur | Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
With growing number of cattle heads succumbing to the lumpy skin disease in Rajasthan, the Jaipur Greater Municipal Corporation has opened the state's first lumpy care centre at the Hingonia Gaushala in the city. ... read..

823 new Covid cases, 2 deaths in J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:45:19 AM IST
Covid upward surge continued in J&K on Friday where 823 new cases and 2 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours. ... read..

Researchers reveal cell receptor crucial for cardiovascular health
Arizona | August 5, 2022 11:58:25 PM IST
Worldwide, cardiovascular diseases continue to be one of the leading causes of death. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a major factor in these conditions. ... read..

Study: Genetic variation within and between species to affect animal mental traits
Tokyo | August 5, 2022 11:58:23 PM IST
Our cognitive and emotional processes depend heavily on monoamine neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine. Their evolutionary ancestors were metazoans, and while related genes' functions have remained mostly unchanged over time, genetic variation wi ... read..

Study reveals ideas about relationship among diabetes, fat and cardiovascular disease
Washington | August 5, 2022 11:58:06 PM IST
A team of scientists describe a series of studies designed to determine the relationship among insulin, fats and the vascular system and identified a new pathway in which the cells lining the blood vessels - called endothelial cells - drive the body's met ... read..

Research reveals pandemic had negative impact on children's mental health
Washington | August 5, 2022 9:26:28 PM IST
According to a recent study, the Covid-19 pandemic had a negative impact on children's mental health, as many pediatric patients who suffered from headaches during the pandemic have experienced more frequent pain and worsening anxiety issues. ... read..

Delhi's Covid tally stays above 2,000 mark, 4 more deaths
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday again reported rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 2,202 against 2,073 on the previous day, while there were another four deaths, as per the health bulletin. ... read..

Telangana's Covid count again breaches 1,000 mark
Hyderabad | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
In a surge in Covid-19 cases, Telangana on Thursday reported over 1,000 new infections. ... read..

Delhi HC seeks clarification on Patanjali's 'Coronil' claims
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a proper clarification from Baba Ramdev regarding his Patanjali ayurveda company's product 'Coronil', on allegations of spreading misinformation about the Covid-19 cure capacity of the product. ... read..

Appoint full-time Health Minister in Delhi, BJP urges Kejriwal
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The BJP on Thursday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to appoint a full-time Health Minister in view of rising cases of monkeypox. ... read..

Gujarat man with monkeypox-like symptoms admitted in hospital
Jamnagar (Saurashtra) | Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
A 29-year-old man from rural Jamnagar has been admitted to the Guru Govindsingh Hospital (G G hospital). The patient's blood samples have been sent to the Ahmedabad B J Medical college laboratory for testing, said Manoj Aggarwal, Additional Chief Secreta ... read..

Study probes how intestine repairs damaged tissue
San Diego (California) | August 5, 2022 1:26:44 AM IST
Researchers in a new study discovered a component in the intestine that plays a crucial role in repairing damaged tissue. ... read..

779 new cases, one Covid-related death in J&K
Srinagar | Friday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
Covid surge continues in J&K as 779 new cases came to light on Thursday. ... read..

Instant formula foods cause more harm than good, say doctors
Hyderabad | Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
For the first six months, every infant must be breastfed with mother's milk and nothing else, as this will ensure proper growth of the child and help build immunity against various ailments, say doctors. ... read..

Gout flare-ups may up heart attack, stroke risk for upto 120 days: Study
London | Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The risk of heart attacks and strokes temporarily increases in the four months after a gout flare, finds a study. ... read..

Study discovers therapeutic target for patients with type 2 diabetes
Washington | August 4, 2022 11:59:02 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a therapeutic target for the preservation and regeneration of beta cells ( cells), the cells in the pancreas that produce and distribute insulin. This finding could be a game-changer for patients with type 2 diabetes. The disco ... read..

Researchers find drug for Alzheimer's disease without inflammatory side effects
Daejeon | August 4, 2022 10:26:54 PM IST
Aduhelm, a monoclonal antibody that targets amyloid beta (A), was recently found by the US Food and Drug Administration as the first treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, its impact on cognitive improvement is still debatable. ... read..

Research discovers premature menopause linked to higher risk of heart disease
Brussels | August 4, 2022 5:56:55 PM IST
According to research, menopause before the age of 40 is linked to increased risks of heart failure and atrial fibrillation (ESC). The study includes more than 1.4 million women, and the risk of atrial fibrillation and new-onset heart failure increases wi ... read..

Study reveals older age and smoking most crucial risk factors for acquiring any cancer
Georgia | August 4, 2022 2:57:25 PM IST
The two most significant risk factors linked to a relative and absolute five-year chance of acquiring any cancer are older age and smoking, according to a recent major study conducted by scientists at the American Cancer Society (ACS). ... read..

Delhi reports 4th monkeypox case, national tally at 9
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A 31-year-old woman tested positive for the monkeypox infection in Delhi on Wednesday, becoming the national capital's fourth case. ... read..

Students fall unconscious during mock drill in Bihar's Bettiah
Patna | Thursday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
At least 15 girl students fell unconscious during a mock fire drill in St Xavier School Bettiah in West Champaran district on Wednesday, officials said. ... read..

Raj records 343 fresh Covid cases, active cases cross 2,000 mark
Jaipur | Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Covid-19 figures have started surging in Rajasthan as 343 cases were registered on Wednesday taking the tally of active cases to 2,209. ... read..

Monkeypox virus can persist in semen for weeks after recovery: Lancet
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
While experts have long debated whether monkeypox is a sexually transmitted disease or not, a new study published in the journal Lancet shows that the infectious virus can persist in semen for weeks after recovery. ... read..

US doctors perform 1st-ever heart transplant between 2 HIV-positive patients
New York | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
In a world first, the US doctors successfully performed HIV-positive to HIV-positive heart transplant. ... read..

Monkeypox deaths: Is encephalitis to be blamed?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
While encephalitis is a possible complication of monkeypox, co-infections with other diseases as well as immunity level can play a vital role in the deaths caused by the virus, experts said on Wednesday. ... read..

Study finds inflammatory bowel disease increases risk for pregnant women
Columbia | August 3, 2022 11:58:07 PM IST
Compared to pregnant women without IBD, pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease and their unborn children suffer more risks and problems. These are the conclusions of a recent study which examined the outcomes of more than 8 million pregnancies. ... read..

Study: Vitamin K has a novel function in the prevention of cell death
Washington | August 3, 2022 11:58:05 PM IST
Researchers report on a novel function of vitamin K, which is generally known for its importance in blood clotting. The researchers discovered that the fully reduced form of vitamin K acts as an antioxidant efficiently inhibiting ferroptosis cell death. ... read..

Children, teenagers getting spinal surgery don't need so many opioids: Study
Washington | August 3, 2022 11:57:48 PM IST
According to a study, children and teenagers with scoliosis who undergo spinal fusion can still be given an acceptable amount of pain medication while using fewer opioids. ... read..

Study finds how highly resistant strains of fungi emerge
Washington | August 3, 2022 11:27:46 PM IST
Antibiotic resistance is a matter of common knowledge. And the same phenomenon also occurs with drugs against pathogenic fungi. What causes it is still not very well understood. ... read..

Study reveals ditching toothbrush can help get whiter teeth and less cavities
Washington | August 3, 2022 7:28:05 PM IST
People notice your smile when they first meet you. People desire healthy, bright white teeth to feel more secure when flashing wide-mouthed, eye-crinkling smiles. ... read..

Race discrimination linked to increased risk of premature and underweight babies: Study
Washington | August 3, 2022 3:27:43 PM IST
According to a pooled data analysis of the available evidence having an underweight and premature baby is associated with having experienced racial discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, skin colour, or nationality. ... read..

K'taka ups vigil along Kerala border over rising monkeypox cases
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Even as it is increasing precautionary measures, the government of Karnataka has urged people not to be unduly worried about the monkey pox threat looming over the world. ... read..

Delhi HC closes proceedings of pleas related to Covid-19
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:11 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday closed the proceedings in a group of pleas related to Covid-19, ranging from anti-Covid vaccination, oxygen availability, hospital infrastructure, etc, filed during the pandemic. ... read..

Odisha seeks kits for detection of monkeypox virus
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Odisha government on Tuesday urged the Centre to provide kits to the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, for detection of the monkeypox virus. ... read..

741 new Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Covid cases continued to mount in J&K on Tuesday with 741 new cases reported during the last 24 hours, though there was no death. ... read..

New framework for investigating stability during walking: Research
Washington | August 2, 2022 11:56:12 PM IST
By using mechanical energetics to measure stability, researchers gain deeper insights into how and why we fall. ... read..

Do you know iron buildup in brain linked to higher risk for movement disorders? Study reveals
San Diego (California) | August 2, 2022 10:56:30 PM IST
The body absorbs too much iron due to a condition known as hereditary hemochromatosis, which is brought on by a gene mutation. This causes tissue damage and diseases like liver disease, heart disease, and diabetes. However, scant and conflicting research ... read..

Study: Ultrasound exposure improves depressive behaviour in rat model of depression
Washington | August 2, 2022 7:58:28 PM IST
Whole-body exposure to high-frequency ultrasound increases brain activity in humans. However, little is known about its impact and associated mechanisms on emotional states like depression. ... read..

Study reveals fewer people tried to quit smoking during COVID-19 pandemic
Georgia | August 2, 2022 4:58:56 PM IST
According to a recent study conducted by the American Cancer Society (ACS), fewer adults tried to quit smoking in the United States after the onset of COVID-19 and the trend continued for over a year. ... read..

Study finds if acupuncture can help ward off diabetes
Washington | August 2, 2022 3:57:00 PM IST
A new study from Edith Cowan University has found acupuncture therapy may be a useful tool in avoiding type 2 diabetes. ... read..

Diarrhoea claims 17 lives in Odisha: Minister
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
As many as 17 people have died of diarrhoea in seven districts of Odisha so far, Health Minister Naba Kishore Das told the Assembly on Monday. ... read..

Delhi records second monkeypox case, nationwide tally reaches 6
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported its second monkeypox case. ... read..

Dedication, commitment pivotal building blocks for healthy nation: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A positive attitude and healthy mental framework, along with dedication and commitment, are pivotal building blocks for a healthy and progressive nation, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday. ... read..

Researchers track impact of Covid protective plastic gear on wildlife
Toronto | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The proliferation of single-use plastic products -- masks, disposable gloves, testing kits and hygienic wipes -- which rose sharply throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, has significantly affected the environment as well as wildlife, according to a study. ... read..

Monkeypox spread unchecked in India, stigma likely hindering testing: Experts
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
Monkeypox cases are spreading unchecked in India, and the stigma attached to the disease is likely hindering the testing process in the country, health experts said on Monday. ... read..

Diets high in calcium, potassium may prevent recurrent symptomatic kidney stones; Study
Rochester | August 2, 2022 12:56:22 AM IST
Aside from being extremely painful, kidney stones are also linked to cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and chronic kidney disease. The likelihood of developing another kidney stone within five years increases by 30 per cent if you've already had one. ... read..

Visual perception of people with autism can be improved through a new method: Study
Washington | August 2, 2022 12:56:16 AM IST
A new study proposes a new learning method for people with autism that may accelerate the learning process and even significantly improve capabilities in terms of visual perception. ... read..

Research: Short-term high protein diets may hinder endurance athletes
Washington | August 1, 2022 11:27:21 PM IST
New research has found that microbial instability in the gut could hinder the performance of elite endurance athletes, and that short-term, high-protein diets are associated with this type of imbalance. ... read..

Engineers develop stamp-sized device to provide ultrasound imaging of internal organs
Cambridge (Massachusetts) | August 1, 2022 10:56:27 PM IST
Using live images of a patient's internal organs, ultrasound imaging gives doctors a safe, non-invasive insight into how the body functions. Trained technicians use ultrasound probes and wands to guide sound waves into the body in order to take these pict ... read..

Study suggests stable gut helps elite athletes perform better
Washington | August 1, 2022 3:58:14 PM IST
Microbial instability in the gut could hinder the performance of elite endurance athletes, and that short-term, high-protein diets are associated with this type of imbalance, suggests the findings of a recent study. ... read..

Myanmar extends Covid-19 restrictions
Yangon | Monday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Myanmar announced the extension of coronavirus preventive measures until August 31, according to the Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 on Sunday. ... read..

Delhi reports 1,263 fresh Covid cases
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported a marginal decline in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 1,263 against 1,333 reported on previous day, while there was no new death, as per the health bulletin. ... read..

High insulin dosage linked to cancer in Type-1 diabetes patients: Study
New York | Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Higher insulin dose is positively associated with cancer incidence, finds a study. ... read..

Plant-based meat healthier, more sustainable than animal products: Study
London | Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Plant-based dietary alternatives to animal products are better for the environment and for human health, according to a study. ... read..

Daycare associated with increased complications in preterm children with chronic lung disease: Study
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) | July 31, 2022 4:26:02 PM IST
Attending day-care in the first three years of life is linked with an increase in lung complications in children who were born prematurely and diagnosed with a form of chronic lung disease, according to the findings of a recent new study. ... read..

World Breastfeeding Week 2022: Shedding light on importance, benefits, and history
New Delhi | July 31, 2022 2:27:28 PM IST
World Breastfeeding Week is annually celebrated from August 1 to 7 to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Initially, around 70 countries used to commemorate the week, however now, it is celebrated by 170 countries. ... read..

Getting less than nine hours of sleep can cause serious mental problems in children: Study
Washington | July 31, 2022 5:28:30 AM IST
According to a new study, getting less than nine hours of sleep in a day leads to cognitive impairment, mental problems and less grey matter in brain regions. ... read..

Delhi reports 1,333 fresh Covid cases, 3 deaths
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported 1,333 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, against 1,245 reported on previous day, and three more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Delhi HC asks govt to decide on ban on sex-selective surgeries on intersex infants
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court has directed the city government to decide on the recommendations of the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) on a plea seeking a ban on medically unnecessary, sex-selective surgeries on intersex infants and childre ... read..

IMA demands Punjab Health Minister quit for misconduct with Baba Farid varsity VC
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Indian Medical Association has demanded the resignation and an unconditional apology from Punjab Health Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra for his misbehaviour with Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Vice Chancellor, Raj Bahadur. ... read..

703 new Covid cases, two deaths in J&K
Srinagar | Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 703 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths during the last 24 hours. ... read..

When world questioned India's ability in dealing pandemic, professionals rose to occasion: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Highlighting the Covid pandemic as an inflexion point for the country in all aspects, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that "when world questioned the ability of India in dealing with the pandemic, our professionals rose to the occ ... read..

Study reveals language areas in the human brain have unique connections
Washington | July 30, 2022 11:55:52 PM IST
The process through which our brain developed into a language-ready brain has been better understood by neuroscientists. The network of connections between language centres in our brains has grown more than previously imagined, compared to the connections ... read..

Weak handgrip strength might indicate major health issues: Study
Austria | July 30, 2022 11:29:04 PM IST
According to a recent study, by checking handgrip strength, one can rapidly and easily determine muscle strength, a significant predictor of death. ... read..

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