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Evinacumab Drug Reduces Bad Cholesterol By 50%

The investigational drug 'evinacumab' reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) 'bad' cholesterol by 50 percent in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia, researchers said. Hypercholesterolemia, also called high cholesterol,...

High-Level Uric Acid in Blood Reduces Lifespan

High levels of serum uric acid in the blood could reduce people's chance of surviving and also reduce their lifespans by up to 11...

Antibodies Fade Quickly In Covid-19 Recovering Patients: Study

Researchers have now claimed that antibody levels in the blood of Covid-19 patients drop rapidly during the weeks after their bodies have cleared the...

Scientists Detect Antibodies that Target SARS-CoV-2 in Covid Patients

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have documented the persistence of antibodies that target SARS-CoV-2 in hundreds of patients with Covid-19 at least three months...

Diabetic Retinopathy: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes

By Dr Samyak V Mulkutkar Glucose is an essential energy source for all living cells of the human body, which is programmed in a way...

10 Facts on How Mosquitoes are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the World

A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat...

TPAG Stresses On Importance Of Safe Blood Transfusion For Everyone

In the run-up to the World Patient Safety Day to be observed on Thursday, the TPAG ((Thalassemia Patients Advocacy Group) has stressed on the...

Fear of COVID-19 Has Scared Away Most Blood Donors: Health Workers

By Moki Edwin Kindzeka Cameroon says it urgently needs more than 2,000 pints of blood to save the lives of about 300 people, including hemodialysis...

Convalescent Plasma Therapy Could Treat COVID-19 Patients

Ever since it was revealed that convalescent plasma (CP) therapy could help treat severely-ill COVID-19 patients, it was hailed as a magic bullet for...

Vitamin D: Predictor Of Health Risks In Ageing Men

Researchers have found that free and circulating vitamin D levels in the blood may be a better predictor of future health risks in ageing...

Estrogen May Lessen Severity of Covid-19 Symptoms in Women: Study

Researchers have revealed that estrogen may lessen the severity of Covid-19 symptoms in women, adding that this may be the reason why men are...

Older People With Plenty of Vitamin C Have Best Skeletal Muscle Mass: Researchers

People above 50, kindly take note. Researchers have found that older people who eat plenty of Vitamin C -- commonly found in citrus fruits,...

US FDA Issues EUA Over Plasma Therapy to Treat Covid-19

Despite experts raising doubts over the plasma therapy to treat Covid-19, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorisation...

Debunking Myths And Stating Facts About Hepatitis

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver commonly caused by viral infection. In India, over 40 million people are chronically infected with Hepatitis B and...

Iron Deficiency During Infancy May Reduce Vaccinations’ Efficacy

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that iron deficiency during infancy may reduce the protection that vaccinations provide. Findings from two clinical studies...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Higher Covid-19 Risk: Study

In a fight against the deadly coronavirus, Israeli researchers have found that low levels of Vitamin D in the blood are associated with an...

Blood Tests can Detect Positive Covid-19 Results in 20 Minutes: Study

Australian researchers have been able to detect positive Covid-19 cases using blood samples in about 20 minutes and identify whether someone has contracted the...

Researchers Identify Antibodies that Could Prevent Rare, Polio-Like Disease in Kids

Researchers have identified human antibodies that potentially can prevent a rare but devastating polio-like illness in children linked to a respiratory viral infection. The illness,...

Rise in Biomarker FIB-4 in Blood Can Predict the Risk of Severe Liver Disease

Researchers have found that repeated measurements of the biomarker FIB-4 in human blood every few years can predict the risk of developing severe liver...

Covid-19 Infected Patients’ Blood Can Tell Severity Of Illness

Clinicians can examine Covid-19 patients' blood to identify those at greatest risk of severe illness and to pinpoint those most likely to need a...

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