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Covid-19 Testing of Children Requiring Anaesthesia Promotes Efficient PPE Use: Researchers

Universal Covid-19 testing of children undergoing procedures requiring anaesthesia promotes efficient use of personal protective equipment (PPE), say researchers. "Our study links the importance of...

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...

Airborne Transmission of Covid-19 Spreads More Quickly Indoors: Study

A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that airborne transmission of Covid-19 spreads more quickly in enclosed spaces. Researchers were able to...

New Computational Model Can Detect Mutations in Breast Cancer

Researchers have developed a computational model which is effective in detecting and identifying genetic mutations in breast tumours. The study included results from over 3,200...

Lack of Regulation: A Problem for the Indian Diagnostic Industry

By Ameera Shah  70 per cent of clinical decisions are based on a diagnostic report and yet, in India, all it takes to open and...

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...

Teacher’s Day: Indian Hockey Players Recall Influence of their Coaches

On the occasion of Teachers Day, players from the Indian men's and women's hockey teams recalled the influence of their childhood teachers and coaches...

Researchers Decode Rare Condition Where Brain Identifies Faces Like a Computer System

People suffering from a rare brain disorder, when they look at someone, they see distortions to the same half of a person's face, regardless...

Obesity Associated With Increased Risk of Death From Covid-19

By Siddhi Jain New research shows that obesity is associated with a substantial increased risk of death from Covid-19. However, it also found that the...

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...

One Who Tested Negative Should Not be Sent to The Quarantine

By Salil Gewali People always dislike “discomfort” which is universal. Even in our luxury beds, we toss many times before we settle with our blankets...

Hospital Staff Beats Patient to Death for not Paying Hospital Bill

A daily wage labourer was allegedly beaten to death by the hospital staff following an argument over payment of bills on Thursday. The brazen attack...

Scientists Identify Antibodies With Potential to Block COVID-19 Virus

From a patient who recovered from COVID-19, scientists have isolated a pair of neutralising antibodies that could potentially block the virus responsible for the...

Are Night Time Coughing and Asthma Related?

Asthma is a condition in which there is a narrowing of airways due to swelling of mucosa and also there is increase production of...

Precautionary Measures to Fight COVID-19 by Health Experts

BY PUJA GUPTA Time to reflect on the most immediate need for one and all, to be physically, mentally and emotionally healthy. Today there is...

All You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease

While the focus remains on the pandemic its easy to forget that there are many other illnesses which patients are struggling with. Parkinson's disease and...

Machine Learning Can Help Doctors to Improve End-Of-Life Conversation with Patients

Researchers at University of Vermont have used Machine Learning and natural language processing (NLP) to better understand conversations about death, which could eventually help...

AI To Predict If Chemotherapy Useful For Lung Cancer Or Not

Scientists who have pioneered the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict whether chemotherapy will be successful, can now determine which lung-cancer patients will...

Apple Watches, Fitbits to be Used For Patient Care, Study Suggests

Wearable devices like Fitbits and Apple Watches can be used to estimate exercise capacity and determine the health status of patients, says a new...

Study Reveals Shorter Duration of Radiation Safe in Treating Prostate Cancer

Men with low or intermediate-risk prostate cancer can safely undergo higher doses of radiation over a significantly shorter period of time and still have...

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COVID-19 Can Lead to Infertility in Men, says Study

COVID-19 can cause male infertility by harming the testicular cells which produce sperms thereby making it difficult to make the female pregnant, says a...

Fashion Trends to Look Your Best in this Festive Season

It's a time to pause, to relook, to rethink - It's the time to revive the spirits. This year festivities will not be like...

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Proper Ventilation Key Factor to Prevent COVID Spread

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that effective or proper indoor ventilation may be a key factor in preventing the spread...