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Air pollution main cause for non-communicable diseases: Study

The study report was prepared by Thought Abrigate Research Institute for Assocham

23 Jul 2021 4:45 AM

Pandemic can have severe effect on children's mental, physical health, says doctor

On the impact of second wave on Children, he further said it had affected equally compared to adults

21 Jul 2021 3:17 PM

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since World War II

The decrease for both Black Americans and Hispanic Americans was even worse, three years

21 Jul 2021 1:15 PM

Two-thirds of Indians have coronavirus antibodies, survey shows

About 400 million of India's 1.4 billion people did not have antibodies, the survey showed

21 Jul 2021 11:16 AM

Skin complications post vaccination reported in some people, say dermatologists

Skin reactions due to the mRNA vaccines for Covid manufactured by Pfizer and Moderna have also been reported in the US

22 Jun 2021 5:04 PM

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New software developed to help identify patients requiring ventilator support: Govt

It can also help in reducing hospital referral for those unlikely to require critical care support, thus freeing more beds

19 Jun 2021 12:22 PM

India should brace for third COVID-19 wave by October, say health experts

India has fully vaccinated about 5% of estimated 950 million eligible population, leaving many millions vulnerable to infections and deaths

19 Jun 2021 11:56 AM

US CDC classifies Delta variant as 'variant of concern'

Previously, the CDC had considered the Delta variant to be a variant of interest

17 Jun 2021 10:44 AM

Twisted facts on social media, no newborn calf serum in product: Centre on Covaxin

Newborn calf serum is used only for the preparation and growth of vero cells

16 Jun 2021 3:39 PM

Exposure to common cold virus may protect from COVID-19: Study

They found evidence of rapid growth of SARS-CoV-2 in the first few days of infection, followed by activation of the body's defences

16 Jun 2021 1:37 PM

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Pfizer, AstraZeneca vaccines protect against Delta variant: Lancet study

Pfizer vaccine offered 92 per cent protection against the Alpha variant and 79 per cent against the Delta strain 2 weeks after the 2nd dose

15 Jun 2021 1:11 PM

Covid vaccine booster can increase immunity, help combat variants: AIIMS doctor

IIMS Delhi started the clinical trials of the third dose of the COVAXIN, as a booster dose, six months after administering the second dose

10 Jun 2021 4:15 PM

COVID nails: these changes to your fingernails may show you've had coronavirus

One symptom is a red half-moon pattern that forms a convex band over the white area at the base of fingernails

08 Jun 2021 11:21 AM

Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than preindustrial time

It has taken only 42 years, from 1979 to 2021, to increase carbon dioxide by that same amount

08 Jun 2021 12:18 AM

Prior infection cuts COVID-19 infection risk for up to 10 months: Lancet study

They found that residents with a previous infection were 85 per cent less likely to be infected during this four-month period

04 Jun 2021 1:38 PM

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COVID-19 pandemic led to increased screen time, more sleep problems: Study

Of the participants surveyed, 92.9 per cent reported an increase in their electronic device usage between the first and second surveys

03 Jun 2021 10:56 AM

Drug that blocks multiple coronavirus variants in mice identified

The team tested a newly-developed drug molecule called diABZI, which is currently being tested in clinical trials to treat some cancers

31 May 2021 1:14 PM

'Early diagnosis of Mucormycosis critical, use steroid only after consulting doctors'

The Union Health Ministry wrote to all the states, UTs advising them to review their preparedness for black fungus prevention and control

22 May 2021 12:55 PM

Two doses of AstraZeneca COVID shots 85-90 per cent effective: Public Health England

With the threat of new variants, it has never been more important to get the vaccine, said UK Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock

21 May 2021 11:56 AM

Paediatricians sound alert about Covid among children

Paediatricians point out that variant of the virus during the second wave has been affecting children

21 May 2021 12:00 AM

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