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This Breast Cancer Drug May Help Prostate Cancer Patients

A drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with prostate cancer, showed results of a major...

Only 4% Patients Able to Get a Covid-19 ICU Bed Through Routine Process: Survey

Only four per cent patients were able to get a Covid-19 ICU bed through the routine process, while 78 per cent had to use...

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...

Certain Cancer Treatments May Increase Death Risk in Covid-19 Patients: Study

A team of US researchers has found that certain treatments for cancer may increase the chance of death if they contract Covid-19. The study by...

Wear Eyeglasses to be at a Lower Risk of Contracting Covid-19

A small yet significant study from China has found that people who wear eyeglasses may be at a lower risk of contracting Covid-19 as...

Pollution May Increase Stroke Risk in AFib Patients: Study

People with one of the most common heart disorders or atrial fibrillation (AFib) who are exposed to greater levels of pollution have a 1.2-fold...

This Antibody Therapy Can Cut Covid-19 Hospitalisation Risk

Raising hope of Covid-19 treatment at an early stage, an antibody therapy has been found to quickly reduce SARS-CoV-2 viral load in newly infected...

Natural Bacteria, Covid-19 Together May Increase Severity in Obese, Diabetic Patients

The combined effects of the body's natural community of bacteria, also called microbiota, working together with Covid-19 in the lungs could explain the severity...

Fear of COVID-19 Has Scared Away Most Blood Donors: Health Workers

By Moki Edwin Kindzeka Cameroon says it urgently needs more than 2,000 pints of blood to save the lives of about 300 people, including hemodialysis...

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...

Vitamin D Deficiency May Raise Covid-19 Risk: Study

In a fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, new research adds to the growing body of evidence that vitamin D deficiency may raise the risk...

Sexual Harassment at Workplace Increases Risk of Suicide Among Workers: Study

Workers who have been exposed to sexual harassment at their workplace were at a greater risk of suicide and attempting suicide, warn researchers. The findings...

Children Can Shed SARS-CoV-2 With No Symptoms

New research suggests that children can shed SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, even if they never develop symptoms or for long after symptoms...

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...

Vaccines of Respiratory Infections May Reduce Heart Failure Deaths

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that influenza and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with fewer hospital deaths in patients with heart failure. Respiratory infections...

This AI Algorithm Promises to Accurately Diagnose Alzheimer’s

An Indian-origin researcher in the US has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that promises to accurately diagnose Alzheimer's without the need for expensive...

Young Generation Has Less Severe Covid-19: Study

New research has added to the growing body of evidence that children and young people have less severe Covid-19 than adults and death is...

Covid Patients With Diabetes, Obesity 3 Times More Likely to Die: Study

COVID-19 patients hospitalised with high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die from the viral disease, say researchers. The...

BP Medication Could Improve Covid-19 Survival Rates: Researchers

In a fight against the novel coronavirus, researchers have found that medication for high blood pressure could improve Covid-19 survival rates and reduce the...

US FDA Issues EUA Over Plasma Therapy to Treat Covid-19

Despite experts raising doubts over the plasma therapy to treat Covid-19, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorisation...

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