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Age Does Not Indicate Covid-19 Susceptibility: Study

Scientists have estimated that the age of an individual does not indicate how likely they are to be infected by Covid-19, however, the development...

Exercise Intensity not Associated With Mortality Risk in Older Adults

Researchers have found that exercise intensity appears to make no difference to risk of mortality among older adults. Physical activity has been highlighted as one...

Lower Zinc Levels in Blood Linked to Higher Death Risk in Covid Patients: Study

In a major study, researchers have found that having a lower level of zinc in the blood is associated with a poorer outcome in...

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...

Patients With Covid-19 Likely To Diagnose With A Heart Stroke

Researchers have found that Covid-19 may be diagnosed on the same emergency scans intended to diagnose stroke. The findings published in the American Journal of...

Post-Covid Complications are a New Dimension: Niti Aayog Official

Post-Covid complications, like respiratory symptoms and an immunological response in children, are a "new dimension" and people have to be aware of them, a...

Fertility May Decline in Post Pandemic World: Researchers

Post-Covid-19, fertility will plausibly decline due to economic uncertainty and increased childcare burdens worldwide, especially in the high-income countries, say researchers. The study, published in...

Prediabetes Increases Risk of Heart Disease, Death: Study

Researchers have found that prediabetes increases people's risk of heart disease and death, especially if they have a history of heart issues. Prediabetes is a...

Pregnant Women Can be at Increased Risk for Severe COVID-19 Illness

Pregnant women might be at increased risk for severe COVID-19 illness, according to a report byf the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Covid-19: Americans Experience Supportive Behaviour Than Loneliness

Social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic has not led to an overall increase in loneliness among Americans as most of them felt more supported...

Women Less Likely To Succumb to Heart Diseases: Study

In a growing list of studies on whether women are less prone to heart disease than men, fresh research of more than 160,000 people...

Here’s Why Cancer Patients Should Fear COVID-19

An Indian-origin team of researchers in the US has claimed that people with cancer who develop coronavirus (COVID-19) are much more likely to die...

Women Live Longer Than Men: Study

By Zlatica Hoke Women live longer than men across the world and scientists have by and large linked the sex differences in longevity with biological foundation to survival. A new study of wild mammals has found considerable differences...

Fatality in Older Adults Higher Due to Low Immunity: Study

The world's geriatric population (people aged 60 and older) will cross two billion by 2050 from nearly one billion in 2020 and in the...

Here’s why You Should Follow a Healthy Lifestyle

The longer you lead a healthy lifestyle during midlife, the less likely you are to develop certain diseases in later life, according to a...

Here’s Why Low-Dose Aspirin May Help in Avoiding Preterm Birth Risk During Pregnancy

Daily low-dose aspirin, from as early as the sixth week of pregnancy through the 36th week, may lower the risk of preterm birth among...

Low Blood Pressure Linked to Higher Mortality Risk in Older Adults

Older people, please take note. Health and lifestyle researchers have found that low blood pressure is linked to high mortality in older adults. The study,...

IVF Babies Have 45% Higher Risk of Death before 1 Year of Age: Study

Researchers have found that the children conceived through assisted reproductive techniques including IVF (in vitro fertilisation) had a 45 per cent higher risk of...

80% of Children Diagnosed With Cancer Do Not Survive Beyond Teenage: Study

 It is estimated that nearly 300,000 children up to the age of 19 years are diagnosed with cancers worldwide; and only 20 per cent...

Here’s Why Chronic Kidney Disease Can Turn Out To Be Deadly

Researchers have revealed that chronic kidney disease caused 1.23 million deaths worldwide in 2017 and the rates of people needing dialysis have increased more...

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Few Steroids Boost Survival of Premature Babies in India: WHO

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