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Scientists Develop New Blood Test to Predict Which Covid-19 Patients at Severe Risk

In the fight against novel coronavirus, scientists have developed a score that can accurately predict which patients will develop a severe form of Covid-19. The...

Blocking Immune System Pathway May Avoid COVID, says John Hopkins Study

As the world waits eagerly for an effective vaccine against the COVID-19 virus, researchers are also focusing on a better understanding of how the...

Depression Among COVID Patients can Defeat the Mission

BY SALIL GEWALI When uncertainty and worries come calling, the body's immune system crashes. But contrastingly, one believes, COVID-19 is fought only with better immunity....

Cooked Carrots Can Trigger Allergic Reactions in Many People: Researchers

The consumption of raw carrots triggers allergic reactions in many people. Contrary to popular belief, cooked carrots can also have this effect, warn researchers. "The...

Social Distancing May Impact Your Mental Health, Here’s How

By Dora Mekouar Social distancing and isolation can be hard, as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently pointed out during a daily briefing on the...

Is It Possible to Get the Coronavirus Twice?

Is it possible to get the coronavirus more than once? Scientists don't know for sure yet, but they believe it's unlikely. Health experts think people...

Obesity May Cause Hyperactive Immune System Response to Covid-19

In a new study on obesity scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that obesity may cause a hyperactive immune system response to the...

Blood Tests Can Predict Risk of Developing a Psychotic Disorder Later

Scientists have discovered that testing the levels of certain proteins in blood samples can predict whether a person at the risk of psychosis is...

Mechanisms That Deteriorate Immunity During COVID’19

In a major study, Australian researchers have identified mechanisms leading to the functional deterioration of immunity in response to severe viral infections, such as...

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,...

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

By Bjorn Lomborg and Manorama Bakshi Breastfeeding is an essential factor in reducing child mortality, high level of wasting, stunting, underweight, high levels of anaemia...

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...

Protein Week 2020: Ensure a Robust Immunity

By Puja Gupta Due to the fear of Covid-19 pandemic, 'immunity' has replaced weight loss as the new 'It' word. Everyone is either talking about...

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...

Black Alkaline Water May Help You Fight Virus

By Puja Gupta We are in the midst of a global pandemic that caused great distress among people about their health and well-being. Although social...

Arthritis Problem in the Younger Generation

Rheumatoid arthritis, commonly known in Hindi as "Gatiya", is a disease of our own dysfunctional immune system. When I say the dysfunctional immune system,...

This is Why Women Keep Their Blood Pressure Down

Now you know why your wife keeps her blood pressure down even when you keep on sulking during a quarrel at home. According to...

Time to Make Your Immune System Stronger

We often see how people around us get affected by viral infections and fevers easily; they have to keep making visits to the doctor...

Know Why You Should Not Consume Too Much Salt

Researchers have found that eating too much salty diet weakens your immune system and makes it harder for your body to fight off bacterial...

Healthy Immune System can Fight COVID-19: Study

Amid the soaring number of coronavirus cases around the globe, researchers have mapped immune responses from one of Australia's first COVID-19 patients, showing the...

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