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The waist of the matter

Doctors have often sounded a word of caution about blindly following the workout and slimming routines of celebrities

15 May 2022 7:04 PM

Half of Covid survivors show one symptom even two years after infection: Lancet study

While physical and mental health generally improved over time, the study suggests that COVID-19 patients still tend to have poorer health

12 May 2022 12:12 PM

Migraine on the rise

A new study finds that 52% of the global population is affected by headaches every year

26 Apr 2022 12:05 AM

Coping with mental health in times of global warming

Vagaries of the weather can have a bearing on mental wellbeing & here are some ways to cope, while doing our bit to slow down climate change

22 Apr 2022 12:43 AM

Cloudy to Clear

Adult brains can be taught new tricks — yogic exercises help new experiences and learnings to transform cognitive functions

21 Apr 2022 2:16 AM

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Seaweed, the wonder aquatic plant

With re-emphasis on seaweed farming and research, Indian scientists have come up with several beneficial uses of the macro algae

20 Apr 2022 12:57 AM

Why tight fitting clothes are unhealthy

Clothing that is too tight can lead to problems ranging from minor annoyance to significant health issues

14 Apr 2022 12:45 AM

Skincare under the sun

The fairer the skin, the more it is at risk of sunburn – so, slather on the sunscreen

22 Mar 2022 2:59 PM

Oestrogen levels linked to COVID-19 death risk in older women, suggests study

Women seemed to have a lower risk of severe COVID-19 infection than men, even after accounting for potentially influential factors

15 Feb 2022 2:27 PM

Coronavirus can destroy the placenta and lead to stillbirths

It’s an uncommon outcome for any pregnancy but authorities believe vaccination can help prevent these cases

11 Feb 2022 11:53 AM

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Union Budget lists tele-mental health programme

Sitharaman also announced an open platform for the National Digital Health Ecosystem

02 Feb 2022 6:58 AM

Immune response induced by Omicron effectively neutralise Delta variant: ICMR study

The main limitation of this study are lesser participants in the unvaccinated group and the shorter window period post infection

26 Jan 2022 4:11 PM

A pig’s heart beats inside a human!

The transplant was achieved by Dr Bartley P. Griffith, a leading cardiothoracic surgeon at the University Of Maryland Medical Center

14 Jan 2022 2:23 AM

Decrease in air pollution in India during lockdown not as high as thought: Study

Air pollution is a known health risk and India has some of the worst air pollution globally

02 Jan 2022 4:03 PM

No evidence Omicron has lower severity than Delta variant: UK study

The study estimates that the risk of reinfection with the Omicron variant is 5.4 times greater than that of the Delta variant

20 Dec 2021 2:09 PM

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2 doses of Covid vaccines induce lower antibody levels against Omicron: Oxford study

The researchers noted that these data are important but are only one part of the picture

14 Dec 2021 1:47 PM

Signs of Omicron milder than Delta variant: South African doctors

Just 3% of patients hospitalized recently with COVID-19 have died, versus about 20% in the country’s earlier outbreaks

12 Dec 2021 12:23 PM

Nasal vaccine might help fight new COVID-19 variants: Study

The research has been published in the 'Science Immunology Journal'

11 Dec 2021 12:48 PM

Risk of reinfection from Omicron three times higher than any other variant: Study

National daily cases almost doubled on Wednesday, days after countries across the world halted flights to and from southern Africa

03 Dec 2021 3:57 PM

New warning on Omicron variant severity from South African scientists

Leading South African scientists warned it is still too early to determine that the omicron variant will only cause mild illness

02 Dec 2021 12:20 PM

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