Sunday, October 2, 2022

Children prefer natural food more than processed, suggests study
Edinburgh | July 30, 2022 3:26:49 PM IST
Children rate foods they perceive to be natural as having greater levels of taste, safety, and desire than the ones they perceive to be manufactured, suggests the findings of a recent study. ... read..

Ghaziabad water samples fail quality test
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Water samples from Ghaziabad's Kaushambi failed in the quality test with the amount of chloride detected twice and TDS (total dissolved solids) four times above permissible levels. ... read..

TN govt to waive off medical internship fee for FMGE cleared students
Chennai | Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu government has decided to waive off the Rs 2 lakh fee for students who clear the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) in order to obtain internships at government medical colleges in the state, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ma S ... read..

Delhi continues with 1K-plus Covid tally for 3rd day running, one more death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported 1,245 fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, the third successive day when its tally crossed over 1,000 after around one month, while there was one new death, the government health bulletin said. ... read..

Online facility to register, download 'Golden Cards' in J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
To achieve 100 per cent saturation of Golden cards, the Jammu and Kashmir government has developed online facility for the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir through which they can register for Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY)-SEHAT ... read..

Monkeypox strain in India different from Europe: ICMR-NIV study
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
A team of Indian scientists have found that the monkeypox virus strain circulating in the country is different from the strain that caused 'superspreader events' in Europe, leading to a global outbreak of the disease. ... read..

727 new cases, 2 Covid related deaths in J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
Covid spread continued unabated in J&K on Friday as 727 new cases and two deaths were reported in the UT during the last 24 hours. ... read..

Long Covid: Women more likely to have smell, taste problems
Singapore | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Women are less likely to recover their sense of smell and taste after a Covid infection than men, according to a study of long Covid. ... read..

Study finds plant-based meat 'healthier and more sustainable than animal products'
Bath | July 29, 2022 11:26:57 PM IST
According to a new study, plant-based nutritional substitutes for animal products are healthier for both the environment and people than the animal products they are meant to replace. ... read..

Preventive vitamin A gets missed by two in five eligible children in India
New Delhi | July 29, 2022 8:57:10 PM IST
A recent analysis of representative survey data has found that two in five eligible children in India are missing out on preventive vitamin A supplementation designed to ward off the health problems associated with deficiency of the vitamin. ... read..

Researchers investigate relation between service dogs and soldiers with PTSD symptoms
Washington | July 29, 2022 4:56:41 AM IST
In a recent investigation, characteristics and mechanisms that may underlie the mental health consequences of these interactions were examined in relation to service dogs used by American soldiers suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ... read..

States asked to speed fund utilisation for new medical colleges
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
The Centre on Thursday urged 14 states to speedily accelerate utilisation of central funds and exponentially expedite completion of new medical colleges, attached with existing district or referral hospitals, approved under Centrally Sponsored Scheme for ... read..

Delhi reports over 1,000 Covid cases for second day in row
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported 1,128 fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, the second successive day when its tally crossed over 1,000 after around one month, while there was no new death, the government health bulletin said. ... read..

Monkeypox: Fear pushing people to dermatologists to check for symptoms
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Pooja (name changed), a 10-month old baby, developed blisters on hands and feet. Fearing it to be monkeypox infection, the parents rushed the child to a dermatologist, who diagnosed it to be an insect bite reaction. ... read..

Covid surge continues in J&K, 685 new cases
Srinagar | Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Covid continueS to surge in J&K on Thursday with 685 new cases and one death reported during the last 24 hours. ... read..

82-year-old missing from Covid hospital for a year, SC seeks report from UP in 2 months
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The disappearance of an 82-year-old Covid patient, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, from a hospital has become a mystery. ... read..

Chandigarh administration takes stock of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Chandigarh (Punjab) | July 28, 2022 8:28:43 PM IST
Considering recent cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, Dharam Pal, adviser of the Union Territory of Chandigarh, reviewed the situation on Thursday. ... read..

Researchers find new effective therapeutic approaches to treat tuberculosis
Washington | July 28, 2022 6:57:06 AM IST
The leading infectious disease around the world, tuberculosis, which affects around 25% of the world's population, is still caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Drug-resistant strains have made it difficult to treat infections, but professor Helen Zgursk ... read..

Do you know frequent naps and high blood pressure are interlinked? Study reveals
Washington | July 28, 2022 6:30:14 AM IST
According to new research, napping frequently is linked to increased risks for high blood pressure and stroke. ... read..

Biocon Q1FY23 revenue up 23% at Rs 2,217 cr
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Global biopharmaceuticals company Biocon on Wednesday reported 23 per cent rise in revenue for the first quarter of financial year 2023, at Rs 2,217 crore. ... read..

ICMR invites EoI for developing monkeypox vaccine, diagnostic kits
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research on Wednesday invited Expressions of Interest for the development of vaccine and diagnostic kits for monkeypox. ... read..

Can monkeypox infections turn dangerous?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The lesions and blisters caused by monkeypox virus are, although, very painful, and lead to hospitalisation, the diseases may not be as deadly as Covid-19 for the general public, health experts contended on Wednesday. ... read..

Concerns about effects of fertility treatment on children's development unwarranted: Study
Washington | July 28, 2022 2:27:16 AM IST
Differences in the growth, weight, and body fat levels of children conceived through fertility treatment are small, and no longer apparent by late adolescence, finds new research. The study sought to address concerns around whether fertility treatment is ... read..

Variation in adult height largely due to inherited genetic factors: Study
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The normal variation in adult height is largely due to inherited genetic factors. But, by contrast, at the extreme of short stature, patients often have mutations in single gene, resulting in a large effect on their height, said a study. ... read..

India achieved replacement level fertility: MoS Health
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
India has achieved replacement level fertility with as many as 31 states/UTs having achieved a Total Fertility Rate of 2.1 or less and modern contraceptive usage has increased substantially to 56.5 per cent, Union Minister of State for Health Bharati Prav ... read..

Delhi reports 781 new Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported a major rise in fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 781 against 463 reported the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

No provision to accommodate medical students from foreign institutes: Centre
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
There is no provision to accommodate or transfer medical students from any foreign medical institutes to Indian medical colleges, the Parliament was told on Tuesday. ... read..

Oppn slams govt over outbreak of cholera in Odisha's Kashipur
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The opposition BJP and the Congress in Odisha Assembly on Tuesday slammed the state government for outbreak of cholera in the tribal district of Rayagada. ... read..

Covid surges in J&K, 697 new cases
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Covid infections continued to surge in J&K on Tuesday as 697 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours. ... read..

Why monkeypox can end up as large-scale global outbreak
Washington | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Many countries, including the US, are not doing enough to contain monkeypox, which can spiral into a large-scale global outbreak, an infectious disease epidemiologist warned. ... read..

New heart model to aid heart failure patients
Washington | July 26, 2022 10:56:58 PM IST
Researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences have created a new lab-based model of a heart and circulatory system that will aid in the testing of devices to treat one of the most common types of heart failure. ... read..

Research reveals green tea extract improves gut health and lowers blood sugar level
Columbus | July 26, 2022 10:26:16 PM IST
According to a recent study conducted on individuals with a cluster of heart disease risk factors, ingesting green tea extract for four weeks can lower blood sugar levels and enhance gut health by reducing inflammation and "leaky gut." ... read..

Study reveals cocoa to reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness
Guildford | July 26, 2022 9:56:36 PM IST
According to a recent study from the University of Surrey, cocoa only lowers blood pressure and arterial stiffness when these factors are elevated. ... read..

Researchers investigate drug used to treat botulism disease
Washington | July 26, 2022 7:55:55 AM IST
Botulism is a rare but deadly disease, and researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) are looking into a drug that is used to treat neuromuscular weakness as a potential treatment. ... read..

Researchers find variations in brain activity of children with and without ADHD
Chappel Hill (North Carolina) | July 26, 2022 7:25:52 AM IST
It's not simply a professional skill to multitask. It requires something known as cognitive flexibility, or the capacity to seamlessly switch between different brain processes, and it is essential to functioning as a person. Researchers from UNC undertook ... read..

Goa carrying out close surveillance to check monkeypox
Panaji | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Goa Health Department on Monday said that airport authorities and others have been asked to carry out close surveillance to detect monkeypox cases. ... read..

Covid cases continue to rise in NE states
Guwahati/Agartala | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Fresh Covid cases are continuing to rise across northeastern India with the authorities in most of these states yet to take any serious precautionary measures. ... read..

Monkeypox: Fear of stigma affecting public health response
London | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Although 98 per cent of monkeypox cases, to date, are seen among gay or bisexual men, a fear of stigmatising the disease has affected the public health response, experts have argued. ... read..

Father's age affects success of IVF treatment: Study
London | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Women are not only responsible for the success of IVF treatment, and father's age may also play a vital role than previously thought, finds a study. ... read..

Novel non-invasive test to identify major liver diseases at early stage
London | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Researchers have created a liquid biopsy test, which uses two circulating proteins, to test for major liver diseases. ... read..

Monkeypox scare: TN heightens surveillance at international airports
Chennai | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Police and Health Department have heightened the surveillance at international airports in the state after monkeypox cases surfaced in Kerala and New Delhi. ... read..

Explained: What is monkeypox, how does it spread, how to avoid
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Monkeypox virus, that has crossed over 16,000 cases worldwide, is now a declared public health emergency of international concern like Covid and polio. ... read..

Study finds child malnutrition gets worsened by extreme heat exposure
New York | July 25, 2022 11:26:48 PM IST
Cornell University research has found that exposure to extreme heat increases both chronic and acute malnutrition among infants and young children in low-income countries, threatening to reverse decades of progress. ... read..

Early childhood enrichment may help reverse effects of lead poisoning: Study
Pennsylvania | July 25, 2022 10:26:22 PM IST
Over 3,500 genes in the hippocampus, a region of the brain important to learning and memory, are impacted by lead poisoning, according to a new study from Thomas Jefferson University. ... read..

Depression in young men can be beaten with a healthy diet
Washington | July 25, 2022 8:27:14 PM 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 shows. ... read..

Language areas in the human brain have unique connections
Washington | July 25, 2022 7:27:30 PM IST
Neuroscientists have gained new insight into how our brain evolved into a language-ready brain. Compared to chimpanzee brains, the pattern of connections of language areas in our brain has expanded more than previously thought. ... read..

Researchers reveal multiple diagnoses are the norm for mental illness in recent study
Boulder (Colorado) | July 25, 2022 6:58:21 AM IST
In their lives, more than half of people with one psychiatric disorder will also develop a second or third. A third or more have four or more. ... read..

Study: Sensor helps in early Alzheimer's detection of up to 17 years in advance
Washington | July 25, 2022 5:56:56 AM IST
In the blood, a sensor finds indicators for misfolded protein biomarkers. This provides a chance to identify Alzheimer's before any symptoms appear. Investigators want to make it ready for the market. ... read..

Researchers find how cells are connected to brain tumor growth and recurrence
Washington | July 25, 2022 5:56:54 AM IST
A study revealed that tumors are made up of many different cell types, including both cancerous and benign. The unique intricacy of the cells found inside brain tumours has been a defining feature of the condition, one that makes therapy very challenging. ... read..

Man with monkeypox-like symptoms admitted to Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad | Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
A man with suspected symptoms of monkeypox has been admitted to government-run Fever Hospital in Hyderabad, officials said on Sunday. ... read..

Delhi reports 729 new Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported marginal decline in new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 729 against 738 reported on previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

African swine flu: Culling of pigs commences in Kerala's Wayanad
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
After African swine flu was reported in Kerala's Wayanad, the district administration on Sunday began culling of pigs in the district, despite stiff opposition from pig farmers. ... read..

Covid vax does not negatively affect placental health: Study
New York | Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Vaccination against Covid-19 had no impact on the health of placentas in pregnant women, according to a new research. ... read..

Care for cardiac patients at every age requires mental health support: Study
Washington | July 25, 2022 1:27:02 AM IST
Resilience and high quality of life are demonstrated by many individuals born with heart defects; however, they may face a range of health-related psychological and social challenges throughout their lives. ... read..

Study shows flies, cockroaches not likely to spread Covid
New York | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Insects like biting flies and cockroaches are not likely to spread the agent of Covid-19 to humans, according to a study. ... read..

Wearable activity trackers encourage weight loss
Adelaide | July 24, 2022 8:29:15 PM IST
According to a new study by Australian researchers, millions of people worldwide believe that fitness trackers, pedometers and smart watches motivate them to exercise more and lose weight. ... read..

Exposure to phthalates increases chances of preterm delivery, finds study
New Delhi | July 24, 2022 3:27:06 PM IST
Pregnant women exposed to the chemical substances known as phthalates during pregnancy have a higher risk of premature birth, suggests a National Institutes of Health study, which included a Rutgers researcher. ... read..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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