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Delhi reports 403 fresh Covid cases, 1 death
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported a decline in Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 403, as against 424 Covid infection on the previous day, and one more death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Doctors question unavailability of basic amenities in NEET PG exam
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Underlining the "high fees" being charged by the National Board of Examination for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Postgraduate (NEET-PG), junior doctors questioned the lack of basic facilities at various centres during the recent test. ... read..


Monkeypox may persist in body for 10 weeks: Study
London | Friday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
Monkeypox virus may persist in the body for 10 weeks, even after the tell-tale rash has disappeared, according to a retrospective study published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases. ... read..


Covid can induce severe inflammatory bone loss: Study
Hong Kong | Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
SARS-CoV-2 infection can lead to severe bone loss during the acute and post-recovery phases, finds a study. ... read..


Scientists find sarcopenic obesity is linked to dementia in elderly
Tokyo | May 26, 2022 3:55:21 PM IST
According to new research by Juntendo University, scientists linked dementia in elderly people with sarcopenic obesity. ... read..


Lung blood clot risk double in Covid survivors: US CDC
New York | Thursday, 2022 2:15:12 AM IST
Covid-19 survivors have twice the risk for developing blood clots in lungs or respiratory conditions, according to a study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ... read..


Is waning smallpox vax protection behind Monkeypox outbreak?
London | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Scientists are speculating whether the waning smallpox vaccine protection could be behind the recent Monkeypox outbreak that has seen more than 200 confirmed or suspected cases in over a dozen countries. ... read..


Research: Correcting blood sugar levels can improve obesity-related fertility issues
Washington | May 25, 2022 11:55:33 PM IST
According to a new study reproductive hormone levels in obese females may be partially restored by lowering blood glucose levels, leading to improved fertility. ... read..


Study: Family planning, contraceptive use, and birth spacing
Massachusetts | May 25, 2022 9:54:41 AM IST
A study of the impact of family planning on women's postpartum contraceptive use and birth spacing involving 2,143 married women aged 18-35 years in Lilongwe, Malawi, who were pregnant or had recently given birth, found that women who received free family ... read..


Over 80% of India's youngsters get vax first dose, total coverage 192.65 cr
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
With more than 11 lakh vaccine doses administered, India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed 192.65 crore On Tuesday evening, as per the Union Health Ministry report. ... read..


Health Secy Bhushan appointed chairperson of WHO Committee B
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
India's Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has been appointed the Chairperson of World Health Organization (WHO) Committee B at the 75th World Health Assembly, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday. ... read..


Indian govt embraces Cloud to boost healthcare, citizen services: AWS' Max Peterson
Washington | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
As governments the world over lay more emphasis on healthcare after two years of the pandemic, the Indian government is creating a modern digital infrastructure with Cloud computing at its core to help address gigantic healthcare problems with speed and s ... read..


Alcohol may be more risky for heart than previously thought
London | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Levels of alcohol consumption currently considered safe by some countries are linked with development of heart failure, according to research. ... read..


Infusions of lidocaine could help migraine sufferers, suggests study
London | May 24, 2022 3:24:25 PM IST
Infusions of the local anesthetic lidocaine may provide some pain relief to persons with chronic migraine who have failed to respond to other treatments, according to a recent study. ... read..


Doctors at Delhi hospital remove over 23 kg breast tissue through surgery
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
A team of doctors at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital has successfully removed over 23 kg of breast tissue from a young woman who was suffering from Gigantomastia. ... read..


India raises concern over WHO's claim of excess mortality
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
In his address to the 75th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva on Monday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya raised concern over WHO's recent claim of all-cause excess mortality. ... read..


Pakistan health body issues monkeypox alert
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
In light of monkeypox cases spreading across Europe, the US, and the UK, Pakistan's top health body Monday issued an alert regarding the virus, media reports said. ... read..


Hepatitis cases rising among children globally but cause remains a mystery
London | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
A dangerous and mysterious illness continues to spread among children, and so do questions over what's causing it, including possible links to Covid-19, The Guardian reported. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally dips to 268, no new death
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a considerable decline at fresh Covid cases, at 268 against 365 recorded on previous day, while there was no new death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


US scientists start trial on vax for preventing pancreatic cancer
Washington | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
In a breakthrough, US scientists have started a trial on a vaccine that will protect people from developing pancreatic cancer. ... read..


Study finds low glycemic index diet helps heart patients lose weight
Brussels | May 23, 2022 3:24:25 PM IST
According to a study presented at the ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology, eating low glycemic index foods promotes a healthier body shape in patients with coronary artery disease. ... read..


Research: Midlife insomnia can manifest as cognitive problems in retirement age
Helsinki | May 23, 2022 7:53:46 AM IST
The Helsinki Health Study at the University of Helsinki investigated the development of insomnia symptoms in midlife and their effects on memory, learning ability and concentration after retirement. ... read..


Delhi reports decline in fresh Covid cases, 1 more death
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported a considerable decline in new Covid cases, at 365 against 479 recorded on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


First case of Covid's BA.4, BA.5 variants confirmed in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) on Sunday confirmed the first case of BA.4 and BA.5 variants of Covid-19 in India. ... read..


Covid poo test for bats may help pandemic monitoring
London | Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
A SARS-CoV-2 test for bats using faecal samples could boost understanding of how wild animals transmit viruses to other animals and humans. ... read..


Looking Good Malady: India needs to regulate thriving cosmetic surgery clinics
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 1:45:14 AM IST
Due to a sudden rise in demands for services like face-lift, weight loss, hair transplantation, fat-loss therapy, cosmetic services, the cosmetic clinics are mushrooming in the metro cities. With the change in the trend, not only females, even males are a ... read..


Research shows that unmarried people are associated with a higher risk of death with heart failure
Madrid | May 22, 2022 11:55:41 PM IST
According to a new study by the European Society of Cardiology, unmarried patients with heart failure appear to be less confident in managing their illness and more socially restricted than their married peers (ESCs). These differences may contribute to l ... read..


Alcohol consumption might be more risky to the heart than previously thought: Study
Madrid | May 22, 2022 4:54:00 PM IST
According to a study, levels of alcohol consumption currently considered safe by some countries are linked with the development of heart failure. ... read..


Research reveals stress, anxiety, depression during pregnancy can impair cognitive development in infants
Washington | May 22, 2022 3:25:21 PM IST
According to new research at Children's National Hospital, stress, anxiety, and depression in pregnant women affect fundamental aspects of the fetal brain, resulting in a reduction in cognitive development in children at 18 months of age. ... read..


Delhi sees marginal decline in daily Covid tally with 479 cases
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The national capital on Saturday witnessed a marginal decline in the daily Covid-19 tally as 479 fresh cases were reported against 530 infections recorded on the previous day, officials said. ... read..


Study finds air pollution linked to fatal heart rhythm disorder
Brussels | May 21, 2022 3:24:20 PM IST
According to new research by the scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology, life-threatening arrhythmias are more common on days with highly polluted air (ESC). ... read..


Delhi reports marginal rise in fresh Covid cases, no death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported marginal rise in fresh Covid cases, at 530, against 520 recorded on previous day, while there was no fresh death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Doctor seeks memorial for youngest organ donor who saved 5 lives
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
A six-year-old child who donated organs and saved the lives of five persons has become the youngest organ donor in the history of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, senior AIIMS neurosurgeon Dr. Deepak Gupta told IANS, adding there ... read..


Study sheds light on the longevity of immune response to COVID-19
Washington | May 20, 2022 8:54:57 PM IST
By pooling studies from eight cohorts across the United States, a group of researchers accelerated the collection of essential data to answer questions about the immune response needed for long-term protection against SARSCoV2. A description of the cohort ... read..


Research brings hope for the treatment of spinal cord injuries
Birmingham | May 20, 2022 4:54:35 PM IST
According to the University of Birmingham, scientists discovered that blocking the inflammatory response in the spinal cord may reduce damage after spinal cord injury. ... read..


ICMR launches app for inflammatory bowel disease
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Indian Council of Medical Research Director General, Dr Balram Bhargava, on Thursday released the 'IBD NutriCare App' for inflammatory bowel disease patients on the occasion of World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day. ... read..


AIIMS hikes price for private wards, abolishes user charges for investigations
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Thursday announced a hike in the room rent and diet charge for private wards and the abolition of user charges for all investigations and laboratory charges. ... read..


Delhi reports 520 fresh Covid cases, one death
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported 520 fresh Covid cases, against 532 recorded on previous day, and one new death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Delhi reports rise in Covid cases, no new deaths
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported a rise in fresh Covid cases, to 532, against 393 recorded on previous day, but there was no new death, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


Studies report acute hepatitis among Indian children during Covid
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Two recent studies have reported acute hepatitis among children during the Covid pandemic in India, amid the global outbreak in mysterious cases of the liver inflammation in kids. ... read..


New blood test can detect early-stage bowel cancer
London | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
UK researchers have developed a novel blood test that can detect early-stage bowel cancer in 80 per cent cases. ... read..


UK health officials probe Monkeypox 'spreading in sexual networks'
London | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
After the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) detected four cases of monkeypox in gay, bisexual men, the health officials are investigating whether the virus may spread during sexual contact, the media reported. ... read..


First signs of global outbreak of rare monkeypox disease in Europe
London | Thursday, 2022 1:45:18 AM IST
Monkeypox has been detected in Portugal and Spain in what could be the first global outbreak of the rare disease, media reports said on Wednesday. ... read..


Centre green lights AIIMS for K'taka
Delhi/Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 1:45:12 AM IST
In a fillip to Karnataka's Health and Medical Education sector, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has given the green signal for establishing an All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Karnataka. The assurance was given during a meeting b ... read..


Research shows how brain changes during treatment of depression
Vancouver | May 18, 2022 7:24:57 PM IST
Researchers have shown what happens to the brain when treated for depression known as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). ... read..


Delhi reports marginal rise in new Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported marginal rise at 393 fresh Covid cases, against 377 recorded on the previous day, as well as two new deaths, as per the state government health bulletin. ... read..


3 out of 4 Indians on dialysis suffer from hypertension, finds study
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Three out of four patients on haemodialysis in India suffer from hypertension, reveals a study. ... read..


UK doctors to spot breast cancer spread using magnetic marker liquid
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Women with invasive breast cancer in the UK will now be injected with a magnetic marker liquid that will help surgeons discover if the cancer has spread, according to a recommendation by the government's health advisers shared on Tuesday. ... read..


Heart Failure Awareness Month 2022: Take Control of Your Heart Failure with These Helpful Tips
New Delhi | May 17, 2022 9:54:16 PM IST
Taking care of one's heart is crucial, especially if one is suffering from heart failure. Heart failure is the inability of the heart to pump blood efficiently, as seen by shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, and exhaustion. Heart Failure Awareness Month ... read..


Study finds breast cancer risk in males may be linked to male infertility
London | May 17, 2022 5:24:54 PM IST
According to a new study, the risk of invasive breast cancer in men may be associated with self-reported infertility in the male partner. ... read..


Delhi reports sharp decline in Covid cases, one new death
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a considerable decline in fresh Covid cases, at 377, against 613 on previous day, while there was one new death, as per the health bulletin. ... read..


Rare bleeding disorder patients in India to get 1st preventive treatment (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
A US FDA-approved treatment that may prevent haemophilia, a rare bleeding disorder, has been launched in India for the first time, global biopharmaceutical company Takeda Pharmaceutical said on Monday. ... read..


Research suggests that brain circuit in thalamus helps to hold information in mind
Washington | May 16, 2022 11:53:24 PM IST
There could be a new approach to treating one of the most common and devastating forms of brain cancer in adults, Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), the findings from a seven-year research project suggest. ... read..


Study finds cervical cancer screening is less common in gender minorities
Atlanta (Georgia) | May 16, 2022 4:24:19 PM IST
According to a new study, sexual minority individuals, whose sexual orientation differs from societal norms, were less likely to have undergone cervical cancer screening tests than heterosexual counterparts. ... read..


Historic mega health camp concludes in K'taka
Chikkaballapura (Karnataka) | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The two-day mega health camp organised on May 14 and 15 at Chikkaballapur in Karnataka came to an end on Sunday. The event was recognised as a record in the World Book of Records. ... read..


New SIDS research promising, but not a quick fix, say experts
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
A breakthrough research by Australian scientists which identified a potential biomarker for detecting babies more at risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) may not be a quick fix and it may take a long time to understand the condition. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid tally dips to 673 cases, 4 new deaths
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:45:11 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday saw daily Covid cases decline to 673, against 899 recorded on previous day, while there were four fresh deaths, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


Covid-19 spreads in IIM-C, 28 students test positive
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) campus, at Joka in the southern outskirts of Kolkata, is in the grip of Covid-19 as 28 of its students have tested positive. ... read..


New approach for devastating brain tumour treatment found during study
Washington | May 14, 2022 11:53:58 PM IST
There could be a new approach to treating one of the most common and devastating forms of brain cancer in adults, Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), the findings from a seven-year research project suggest. ... read..


Study explores effect of breastfeeding on mothers' mental health
Washington | May 14, 2022 6:54:32 PM IST
A new systematic review looked at the effects of breastfeeding on mothers' mental health to make recommendations for breastfeeding. ... read..


Study on pregnant women finds increased exposure to chemicals
Washington | May 14, 2022 6:25:02 PM IST
An American study that recruited a diverse group of pregnant women over the age of 12 found that increased exposure to chemicals in plastics and pesticides could be harmful for their overall development. ... read..


Researchers find women's fertility troubles may be linked to stress
Washington | May 14, 2022 4:54:05 PM IST
Female rats exposed to a screaming sound may have reduced ovarian reserve and fertility, according to the findings of a small animal study. ... read..


Centre writes to states on precaution doses for those travelling abroad
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The Central government on Friday wrote a letter to the states and union territories (UTs) for allowing Covid-19 vaccine precaution doses anytime after three months from the second dose as required by the destination country. ... read..


Research explores how sleep helps in processing emotions
Washington | May 13, 2022 11:53:35 PM IST
Researchers at the Department of Neurology of the University of Bern and University Hospital Bern identified how the brain triages emotions during dream sleep to consolidate the storage of positive emotions while dampening the consolidation of negative on ... read..


'India should design own model of cost-effective, high-quality healthcare ecosystem'
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
Best practices across the globe can be studied but India should focus on designing its own model to establish a cost-effective and high-quality healthcare ecosystem, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday. ... read..


'Nursing sector building block of strong healthcare sector'
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Health, Bharati Pawar on Thursday said a strong nursing sector is an essential building block of a strong healthcare sector, and nurses are the foundation of hospitals, and the heart and the soul of caring. ... read..


Coordinated global response needed to combat future health emergency: Modi
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday stressed the requirement of a coordinated global response to combat future health emergencies. ... read..


Odisha govt agrees to operate new medical college set up by MCL
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
The Odisha government has agreed to the proposal of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) for the management of Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR) in Talcher. ... read..


Study sheds new light on how genes contribute to diabetes
Hyderabad | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
A world-wide study, which included Indian scientists, of diverse populations has shed new light on how genes contribute to Type 2 diabetes. ... read..


Portal to come up for those visiting India for treatment
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
A 'One Step' portal is being made for the convenience and ease of credible information for those who want to take treatment in India from abroad, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday. ... read..


Biden calls for vigilance as Covid-19 toll nears 1 million in US
Washington | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
US President Joe Biden called upon Americans to continue to remain vigilant against the Covid-19 pandemic as the nation is poised to cross a grim milestone of 1 million deaths. ... read..


Delhi reports 1,032 fresh Covid cases, no death
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday again reported fresh Covid cases in four-digits, at 1,032 against 970 on previous day, but there was no new death, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


Obesity in pregnancy increases risk of cardiovascular disease in offspring, says study
Boulder (Colorado) | May 13, 2022 1:25:08 AM IST
According to a new study led by the University of Colorado, maternal obesity impairs heart health and the function of the foetus. ... read..


WHO chief censored in China after questioning zero-Covid policy
Beijing | Thursday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) is being censored on China's internet after questioning the sustainability of the country's zero-Covid policy, CNN reported. ... read..


Delhi's daily Covid cases dip to three figures, 1 more death
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported 970 fresh Covid cases, as against 1,118 on the previous day, as well as one more death, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


Tomato Flu in Kerala: K'taka Health Minister says do not panic
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Wednesday said that there is no need to panic against the backdrop of an outbreak of Tomato Flu in neighbouring Kerala. ... read..


Modi to participate in second Global COVID Virtual Summit on Thursday
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the second Global COVID Virtual Summit on Thursday at the invitation of US President of Joe Biden. ... read..


China could see 1.6 mn Covid deaths if curbs are lifted
Taipei | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The lifting of zero-Covid policies in China would see a "tsunami" of infections and almost 1.6 million deaths, a study claims, citing in part China's low vaccination rate among elderly residents, The Guardian reported. ... read..


Pain caused by TMJ disorders may be aggravated by late menopause transition
Cleveland (Ohio) | May 11, 2022 3:54:22 PM IST
A new study evaluates the effects of menopausal symptoms on the intensity of pain caused by temporomandibular disorder during menopause. ... read..


New intranasal and injectable gene therapy could prolong healthy life
Washington | May 11, 2022 1:24:30 PM IST
As the global elderly population grows, it is socioeconomically and medically critical to have diverse and effective means of mitigating the impact of aging on human health. ... read..


Vax rate low among 12-18 yrs, come in groups of 10, says Goa govt
Panaji | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Expressing concern over low percentage of Covid vaccination among the 12 to 18 years age group in Goa, state health officials on Tuesday urged this section to come in 'groups of ten' to health centres to receive jabs during the vacation period. ... read..


Delhi sees Covid cases go back into four digits, 1 more death
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday again reported a rise in Covid cases, at 1,118 in last 24 hours, against 799 recorded the previous day, along with one death, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


WHO calls on countries to bridge gaps in regulating alcohol marketing
Geneva | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Sophisticated online marketing of alcohol increasingly targets young people and heavy drinkers that can often be detrimental to their health, according to a new report released on Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). ... read..


CEPI partners with Bharat Biotech, others to develop variant-proof Covid vaccine
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) on Tuesday announced the latest award under its $200m programme to advance the development of vaccines that provide broad protection against SARS-Cov-2 variants and other beta coronaviruses. ... read..


Musk's Neuralink rival Synchron launches human trial of brain implant in US
New York | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Elon Musk's Neuralink rival Synchron has launched human trials on six severely paralysed patients in the US to enable them to control digital devices hands-free, using just thoughts. ... read..


Over 87% of India's adults have got both Covid vax doses
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
India has administered both doses of Covid vaccines to over 87 per cent of adult population, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Delhi reports sharp decline in Covid cases at 799, 3 deaths
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a considerable decline in fresh Covid cases, at 799, against 1,422 on the previous day, but there were three new deaths, as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


Calling manual data-entry error technical glitch is baseless: Health Ministry
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Calling a manual data-entry error a technical glitch is a baseless argument, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday after some media reports alleged that technical glitches in CoWIN have resulted in two certificates being issued to 2.5 lakh beneficiarie ... read..


Making efforts to provide affordable healthcare service: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Odisha government is giving top priority to the healthcare sector and consistently making efforts to provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here on Monday. ... read..


Atal Cancer Care Centre opens in Ambala
Ambala | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The state-of-the-art Atal Cancer Care Centre, named after former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, opened in Ambala Cantonment on Monday. ... read..


DMK, MDMK, PMK up in arm against JIPMER circular on Hindi use
Puducherry | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Various opposition parties in Puducherry, including the DMK, the MDMK, and the PMK have come out strongly against a circular of the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) that said that entries in service books must ... read..


60% of children's clothing contain toxic PFA chemicals: Report
London | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
About 60 per cent of children's clothing, including fabrics used in pillows, bedding and furniture, often with green certification, contain toxic PFA substances known as "forever chemicals" due to their persistence in the environment. ... read..


Delhi reports marginal rise in new Covid cases, no deaths
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported marginal rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 1,422 against 1,407 recorded on previous day, but there was no new Covid-related death as per the Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..


NEET PG aspirants hold protest seeking exam postponement
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
NEET PG 2022 aspirants held protests at Jantar Mantar here on Sunday seeking postponement of the examination scheduled to be held on May 21. ... read..


Experimental oral Covid pill shows promise against disease, transmission
New York | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
An investigational Covid vaccine designed to be taken as a pill results in neutralisation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in mucosal tissues such as the nose and lungs, according to a study conducted on hamsters. ... read..


'Need for nationwide awareness campaign to tackle thalassemia'
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda on Sunday said that there is a need for a nationwide awareness campaign through combined efforts of various government stakeholders to tackle thalassemia. ... read..


Vax to curb Covid spread should now be top priority: UK scientist
London | Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
While existing Covid-19 vaccines have largely helped prevent deaths, scientists must now train their focus on developing a jab that stops transmission of the virus, according to leading scientist at Oxford. ... read..


Researchers found reducing sedentary time have positive impact on risk factors of lifestyle disease
Washington | May 8, 2022 9:23:47 PM IST
A new study's findings suggest that reducing daily sedentary time can have a positive effect on the risk factors of lifestyle diseases in three months. ... read..


Nearly half of the brain's cells execute new functions, according to researchers
Massachusetts | May 8, 2022 8:53:23 PM IST
In a new study at Tufts University researchers came across a previously unknown function performed by a cell type that contains almost half of all cells in the brain. ... read..


Research shows service dogs improve lives of veterans suffering from PTSD
Washington | May 8, 2022 7:24:38 PM IST
The effect of service dogs on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in veterans, who may develop PTSD following stressful or traumatic events, was recently investigated by researcher Emmy van Houtert at Utrecht University. ... read..


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