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WHO: 2021 Upward Trend In Covid19 Situation

Following two weeks of lower reporting towards the end of 2020, an overall upward trend of the Covid-19 pandemic has been witnessed in the...

Social Isolation Was A Serious Concern For Seniors During The Lockdown

In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, the elderly population, especially those living alone, were forced to remain indoors, often without adequate support. According...

People With Diabetes And Eye Disease Have An Increased Risk Of Requiring Intubation

Researchers have revealed that people with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalized with Covid-19. The study, published...

Greater Risks of STI in People Above 45

Researchers have found that people above 45s are at a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) than ever before because of society's...

Here’s Doctor’s Advice on Fasting During Festive Season

As the festive season begins with the coronavirus pandemic still lingering, doctors have advised people to avoid fasting during Navratri or Karwa Chauth and...

Immunity Persists for Months After Being Infected with SARS-CoV-2: Study

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that immunity persists for at least several months after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

You Shouldn’t Get Paranoid About Covid-19 on Bank Notes, Here’s Why

As new research claiming that Covid-19 can survive longer on bank notes -- up to 28 days at 20 degree Celsius along with humidity...

Covid19 Can Remain Infectious On Surfaces For Long Periods Of Time: Study

The virus responsible for Covid19 can remain infectious on surfaces for long periods of time as researchers at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation...

Symptoms for Pregnant Women with Covid-19 can be Prolonged: Study

Researchers have found that symptoms for pregnant women with Covid-19 can be prolonged, lasting two months or longer. In the study, published in the journal...

Safety Measures and Precautions for Patients While Visiting a Hospital

By Siddhi Jain The COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip India, however the lockdown restrictions have been gradually eased up. In the past few months, patients...

People With Parkinson’s Disease at 30% Higher Risk of Dying from Covid-19

In a study of approximately 80,000 patients, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that Parkinson's disease (PD) have a 30 per cent higher...

Covid Patients More Likely to Face Kidney Damage Risk: Study

Researchers have found that many hospitalised patients with Covid-19 may face an increased risk for kidney damage or acute kidney injury (AKI), a dreaded...

DesignCap – Make a Design and Protect Yourselves from Coronavirus

The new coronavirus was found in one city after another around the world from 2019. During this time, everybody was in a frenzy till...

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...

What is Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance? Know Here

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that poor home hygiene is contributing to antibiotic resistance and following a risk-based approach is essential...

Hospital Cleaners at Higher Risk of Covid-19 Compared to ICU Clinicians: Study

Contrary to expectations, hospital cleaners are at the higher risk of getting the Covid-19 infection, compared to intensive care unit (ICU) clinicians, say researchers. The...

Noncommunicable Diseases May Increase COVID-19 Severity: WHO

New studies by the World Health Organization and the United Nations show people suffering from noncommunicable diseases are more susceptible to becoming severely ill...

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...

Women “Endowed by Nature” With Better Immunity: Study

By Aakanksha Khajuria A weaker immune response, along with a higher rate of diabetes, obesity and hypertension among men has made them more susceptible to...

Covid-19 Pandemic Affected Mental Health of Millions of People: WHO Chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of...

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Vegan kids may have low level of vitamin D

If your child is fully vegan, then there are chances that they may have a lower level of vitamin D, a new study suggests. The...