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Few Steroids Boost Survival of Premature Babies in India: WHO

Antenatal steroids such as dexamethasone, used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe COVID-19, can boost the survival of premature babies when...

Anti-Viral Drug Remdesivir Does Not Effect Hospitalized COVID Patients: WHO

Anti-viral drug Remdesivir has little or no effect in the recovery and mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients, said a World Health Organisation (WHO) study,...

Young and Healthy People May Have to Wait Until 2022 for COVID Vaccine: WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan on Thursday said that young and healthy people may have to wait till 2022 to get...

Handwashing is the Best Defense for COVID and Other Diseases: WHO

Ten months into the pandemic, handwashing with soap remains one of our best defenses against the virus, along with other public health measures such...

COVID Infected 10% of the World, says WHO

Roughly 10 percent of the world's population may have been infected with the Coronavirus, leaving the vast majority vulnerable to the Covid-19 disease, the...

Tobacco Kills 20% of All People Who Die From Coronary Heart Disease Every Year

The World Health Organization reports tobacco kills 1.9 million people, or 20 percent of all those who die every year from coronary heart disease....

Pandemic To Increase Child Labour, Trafficking & Slavery: Satyarthi

The COVID-19 pandemic will result in "most definite and substantial increase" in child labour, child trafficking and slavery across the world, warned Nobel Laureate...

10 Facts on How Mosquitoes are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the World

A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat...

Political Violence Against Indians in Suriname is Rare

With reporting by Dr Kumar Mahabir The following is a REPORT on Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) ZOOM public meeting (6/9/20) on the topic “Political violence...

Antibody Tests Disappoint Public After Months

In April, during the height of the coronavirus lockdown, Trump administration health experts hailed a test that would confirm if someone had already had...

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...

Children Over 12 Years of Age Should Wear Masks: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidance saying children over the age of 12 should wear masks, in line with recommended practice for...

Coronavirus Pandemic Could be Over Within Two Years: WHO Chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years. Addressing...

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Migraine

Headache is a blanket term used to describe pain on one or both sides of the head and upper part of the neck. According...

Mothers, Kids Lose 20% Health, Social Services During Pandemic: Study

Mothers, newborns, young children and adolescents are losing 20 per cent of their health and social services due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to...

COVID-19 Can’t Be Eliminated Under Current Conditions

The World Health Organization’s emergency program chief said Friday that the new COVID-19 probably could not be eliminated if current global conditions persisted. “In the...

WHO Launches Program to Help 1.3B People Quit Smoking

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it was launching an initiative to help 1.3 billion global tobacco-users quit the habit during the ongoing...

China Issues Warning of Deadly ‘Unknown Pneumonia’

The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has issued a warning of deadly 'unknown pneumonia' after more than 600 people died of pneumonia in June, a...

WHO Admits COVID-19 can Spread Through Air

Experts at the World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday acknowledged there is growing evidence the coronavirus can spread through the air and said they are...

Men, Younger Adults Less Physically Active During Lockdown: Researchers

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that men and younger adults have been less physically active during the Covid-19 lockdown. For the findings,...

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25M Couples in India Had No Access To Contraceptives During Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic interrupted contraceptive access for an estimated over 25 million couples in India, said a report by the Joint United Nations Programme...

Puff-Throated Babbler Spotted in Rajasthan

The spotting of a new species of babbler bird has added a new dimension to Rajasthan's rich biodiversity. The small resident bird spotted in...

Holiday Homes Demand Increased During Pandemic

As the pandemic has significantly impacted the operations of businesses and people's working model, housing preferences also have changed and the demand for holiday...

Researchers Discover Galaxy Surviving Black Hole’s Hunger

Researchers have discovered a galaxy that has been managing to survive a black hole's hunger by continuing to birth new stars, about 100 Sun-sized...