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100 Million Infections of Zika Virus Undetected During 2015 Epidemic: Study

More than 100 million infections of Zika virus within Central and South America and the Caribbean went undetected between 2015 and 2018, according to...

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...

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...

World Sexual Health Day: Know More About STDs

By Puja Gupta Sexually transmitted diseases, known as STDs, are most often, but not exclusively, spread via sexual intercourse. They are one of the most...

BCG Vaccine Protects Elderly People From Respiratory Infections: Study

The Bacille Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine, originally made against tuberculosis, gives an effective preventive action against various infections -- possibly also against Covid-19, say...

Stock Up Your Monsoon Pantry With These Common Ingredients

By Puja Gupta The monsoon season is possibly every Indians favourite season! Well it is certainly infamous for one's cravings for all-things-fried, along with a...

A Therapy to Combat Secondary Infections in Covid-19 Patients

Photodynamic therapy can be an efficient ally to combat secondary infections in Covid-19 patients, according to a new study. The use of this technique combines...

Experts’ Advice: Be Careful of Fake Anti-Covid Drug Ads

By Bharat Upadhyay With India crossing 18 lakh cases in seven months, fake drugs to fight the coronavirus abound in the market, their advertisements cover...

US Virologists Report Possible Therapeutic Treatment for SARS-CoV-2

As the world scrambles to find a cure for the novel coronavirus, virologists in the US have reported a possible therapeutic treatment for SARS-CoV-2,...

College Students Need to be Tested for Covid-19 in Every 2-3 Days: Researchers

To fight against novel coronavirus, researchers have revealed that college students would need to be tested for Covid-19 infection in every two to three...

EU, US Work Together to Reopen International Travel

The United States is working with the European Union (EU) and countries across the world on how to "safely reopen international travel" after months...

Spain Reopens Borders for Europeans After COVID Lockdown

Spain reopened its borders to European tourists on Sunday as the continent continues to ease lockdowns put in place to quell the spread of...

Developing Countries Account for 3-Quarters of Daily Covid Cases

By Jamie Dettmer Developing countries now account for three-quarters of the 100,000 daily new coronavirus cases that authorities around the world are reporting. The steady...

Gut Infections may Increase Risk of Developing IBS: Study

For some people, a bout of intestinal distress like traveler's diarrhea leads to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Recent discoveries have given researchers a better...

Researchers Develop Hydrogel to Treat Infections in Wound

Researchers have developed a new hydrogel based on the body's natural peptide defence as it has been shown to prevent and treat infections in...

Measles Kills 140,000 people, WHO Calls it “Collective Failure”

Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of...

Over 13 Children Die Every Hour From AIDS-Related Causes: UNICEF

Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a global snapshot on children,...

Soups Can Help You Fight Malaria: Study

"Malaria kills more than 400,000 people per year and infects more than 200 million, yet resistance to our frontline drugs continues to emerge," said...

US Superbug Infections Rising, but Deaths Falling

Drug-resistant "superbug" infections have been called a developing nightmare that make conquered germs once again untreatable.US So there's some surprising news in a federal report...

US: Infections from Three Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs for Fifth Consecutive Year

U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year. US. More than 1.7 million cases of chlamydia (kluh-MID'-ee-uh) were reported...

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India's first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev has undergone a successful angioplasty at a south Delhi hospital, a senior doctor confirmed on Friday. The...

Increase In Amount Of Sleep After Trauma Experience Could Ease Illness

Increasing the amount of time spent in sleep immediately after a traumatic experience may ease any negative consequences, say, researchers. Published in the journal Scientific...

Oppo Entered Wearable Segment By Launching A Smartwatch

Smartphone brand OPPO has finally entered the wearable segment with a smartwatch that aims to woo Indian consumers on Android who are looking forward...

Intel’s Revenue Goes Down By 4 Percent In Q3

Intel's fiscal third-quarter revenue reached $18.3 billion, down 4 percent year-over-year as its data-centric revenue declined 10 percent while PC-centric revenue was better than...