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High Blood Pressure In Elderly Age Is More Linked To Extensive Brain Damage

Researchers have revealed that higher than normal blood pressure (BP) is linked to more extensive brain damage in the elderly, suggesting that it is...

Lucknow: Third Most Polluted City

The air pollution level in Lucknow has crossed the 300-mark on the Air Quality Index, making it the third most polluted city in the...

Immigrant Population in US Witnesses Decline of 2.6% Amid Pandemic

Immigrant population in the US has witnessed a sharp decline by 2.6 per cent in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the highest in...

Four Out of Five People in South-East Asia Region Unable to Access Mental Health Services

Four out of every five people who require mental health services in the South-East Asia region are unable to access them, Dr. Poonam Khetrapal...

Long-Term Exposure to Urban Air Pollution May Make Covid-19 More Deadly

In a major study, researchers have found that long-term exposure to urban air pollution may have made Covid-19 more deadly. "Both long-term and short-term exposure...

Here is the Cost-Effective Way to Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases

According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is the number one cause of deaths across the globe, and in India. CVD is...

World Rivers Day: Unhealthy State of Yamuna Pains Green Activists

By Brij Khandelwal River lovers and green activists in Agra on 27 September celebrated the World Rivers Day, at the Etmauddaula view-point park, by cleaning...

Half of the World’s Sandy Beaches Could Disappear by the End of the Century: Scientists

Scientists say that half of the world's sandy beaches could disappear by the end of the century if climate change continues unchecked. Researchers at the...

Here’s How Mosquitoes Evolved to Bite People

A new study suggests dry climates and dense human populations are key factors in how mosquitoes have evolved to bite people. Noting that only a...

Risk of Mosquito-Borne Diseases May Increase With Climate Change

By Asher Jones More dengue, less malaria. That may be the future in parts of Africa on a warming planet, depending on where you live. New...

Weight Management: Tough Task for People During Covid-19 Lockdown

Increased snacking and not exercising as much as usual made it tough for most people to manage weight during Covid-19 lockdown, says a survey...

New Study Predicts Extreme Hot Areas in U.S.

A new study predicts major U.S. population hot areas will be seeing the most extreme increases in heat in the coming decades, some of...

We must Recognize Connection Between Population and Development: Vice Prez

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday cautioned that development challenges will become more difficult to resolve as the population increases. Naidu stressed the need...

High BMI Associated With Covid-19 Mortality, Especially in Men: Study

Researchers have found a striking association between body mass index (BMI) and the risk of death among patients (especially men) diagnosed with Covid-19. According to...

More Than Half of Indian Population Optimistic of Economic Recovery Soon

More than half the nation's population is optimistic that India will experience growth and economic recovery within two years, according to a Local Circles...

Changes in Weight Between Young Adulthood, Midlife Linked to Early Death Risk

Changes in weight between young adulthood and midlife may have important consequences for a person's risk of early death, say researchers. The study found that...

73% Females in Rajasthan Facing Issues in Procuring Sanitary Napkins During Lockdown

Seven of every 10 adolescent females, nearly 73 per cent, in Rajasthan say they have had a problem procuring sanitary pads during lockdown in...

Lockdown ‘Significantly Raised’ Mental Health Challenges: Researchers

Coronavirus and the imposition of lockdown this year 'significantly raised' mental health challenges, particularly so for the most vulnerable groups, say researchers. The study, published...

Online Video Users Grow 40% in India’s Smaller Towns: Report

Number of online video users in smaller towns grew 40 per cent last year against 25 per cent growth in urban India over the...

Depression, Anxiety Higher in Adults During Covid-19 Peak

Australian researchers have found that rates of elevated psychological distress, including depression and anxiety symptoms, were found among adults during the peak of the...

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