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Stroke Patients With Covid-19 Show Increased Inflammation, Death Rate: Researchers

Stroke patients who also have Covid-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, more serious stroke severity and a much higher rate of death, compared to stroke...

8 Risk Factors That Can Develop Heart Failure in Future

By Siddhi Jain Heart failure is one of the most under-diagnosed heart diseases in our country, contributing to a high number of death rates. The...

Obesity: A Dangerous Outcome of Sedentary Lifestyle Amid Pandemic

Obesity is an emerging independent risk factor for susceptibility to and severity of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). It is increasingly being recognised as a predisposing factor...

Wearing Masks Could be More Important Than Previously Thought

Wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic could be a more important part of the arsenal against the virus than previously thought. An article...

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...

World’s Wildlife Population Dropped by 68% in 4 Decades Due to Human Activity

A report released Thursday by the nonprofit conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said the world's wildlife populations have plunged by an average of...

Here’s What Indians Are Most Fearful About With Regard to The Pandemic

India now has close to 4.5 million confirmed Covid-19 cases and has overtaken Brazil to become the second most infected country in the world...

Covid Patients With Diabetes, Obesity 3 Times More Likely to Die: Study

COVID-19 patients hospitalised with high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die from the viral disease, say researchers. The...

Know Here About How Viruses Evade Immune System

New Zealand scientists have discovered more about how viruses operate and can evade the immune system. According to the study, published in the journal mBio,...

Young People not at High Risk of Severe Disease During Covid-19 Pandemic: WHO Chief

Although most young people are not at high risk of severe disease during the Covid-19 pandemic, they play an important role in the collective...

This Bone Drug Can Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Researchers have found that -- bisphosphonates -- a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone density and used to treat osteoporosis and...

Incubation Period of Covid-19 Higher Than Previously Estimated: Scientists

Chinese scientists have come up with a new estimate for the incubation period of Covid-19, which is around 7.76 days, longer than previous estimates...

Clinics Dedicated to Influenza can Limit Impact of Flu Pandemic: Study

Opening clinics dedicated to treating influenza can limit the number of infected people and help to flatten the curve or reduce the peak prevalence...

Old Branch of Immune System May Influence Covid-19 Severity

One of the immune system's oldest branches, called complement, may be influencing the severity of Covid-19 disease, say researchers. The study, published in the journal...

The Residents in the Containment Zones Should Not Suffer From Hunger

By Salil Gewali How we wish that all our people were rich and they were able to afford their daily bread! Yes, at least now...

Researchers: Flue Vaccination to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease by 17%

People who received at least one flu vaccination were 17 per cent less likely to get Alzheimer's disease over the course of a lifetime,...

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...

Only 66% People Aware of Typhoid Vaccination: Survey

By Puja Gupta With 2.2 million cases of typhoid being recorded in India alone in 2016, typhoid fever poses a serious disease burden in the...

People With Gum Disease History at Higher Risk of Mouth, Stomach Cancer

People with a history of periodontal (gum) disease appear to have a higher risk of developing mouth and stomach cancer, warn researchers. Periodontitis or gum...

5% Mild Covid-19 Patients Progress to Critical Form: Researchers

Researchers have found that approximately 5 per cent of people with Covid-19 progress to a severe or critical form, including development of severe pneumonia...

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Excessive Alcohol Affects Cognitive Brain Function

A new study released this week describes how excessive alcohol-consuming too much alcohol, too fast — affects the brain, leading to anxieties and other...

Playback Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Dies at 74

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam also known to as S. P. Balu or S. P. B. was not just an Indian musician or playback singer instead...

Weather During Winter Could Increase Spread of COVID

As winter brings shorter days and lower temperatures to the Northern Hemisphere, there is a chance we could see more COVID-19 cases. But experts say...

Dogs That Sniff Coronavirus Layout Safer Travel: Helsinki

Helsinki Airport is getting creative when it comes to operating safely in the age of COVID-19. Beginning this week, travelers arriving at Finland's busiest...