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Visa curbs stop medics from treating covid19 patients

Medical professionals holding H-1B and J-1 visas are not permitted to provide medical care outside of specifically approved locations

16 Apr 2020 12:33 PM

New test may quickly, accurately detect novel coronavirus: Study

A number of false-negative and -positive test results have been reported

16 Apr 2020 12:23 PM

Summer heat not enough to kill coronavirus

The authors said that only when samples were heated for 15 minutes at 92 degrees Celsius did the virus die

16 Apr 2020 10:52 AM

74 mn in Arab world lack hand-washing facility: UN

About 87 million people in the region also lack access to drinking water at home

15 Apr 2020 5:45 PM

117 million children face measels risk from corona response: WHO

Over two dozen countries have officially suspended measles vaccine programmes

14 Apr 2020 5:55 PM

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Frontline health workers attending to virus patients battle insomnia

The medical staff also had to wear a full array of personal protective equipment (PPE) for more than 12 hours at a time

14 Apr 2020 12:29 PM

Corona blindsides visually impaired as they worry about social distancing

Students of a premier Kolkata school for the visually impaired who are currently at home due to the lockdown, are worried

13 Apr 2020 5:12 PM

Lockdown takes a toll on mental health, Anxiety levels up as job loss fears rise

Many organisations are offering online toolkits and resources so all employees have what they need to operate productively

12 Apr 2020 2:56 PM

How safe is it to conceive amid a pandemic?

Experts share how pregnant women should safeguard themselves during the Covid-19 pandemic

11 Apr 2020 11:16 AM

Coping with the lockdown, positively

Though being housebound, living in a curfew like situation, can get to be frustrating, people aren’t complaining

08 Apr 2020 10:58 AM

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Sleep: The most underrated antioxidant

Maintaining good sleep hygiene and sleep quality has many advantages

08 Apr 2020 9:37 AM

From fit to fat in 21 days!

Quit the lockdown munching; the dreaded extra pounds are steadily creeping up on us

08 Apr 2020 2:44 AM

Mental health professionals in demand as pandemic fears grow

According to WHO reports, there is a massive disparity between the number of mental health experts and those dealing with mental illness

05 Apr 2020 11:39 AM

African elite unable to fly abroad for treatment now but will it lead to better healthcare in continent?

For years, leaders from Benin to Zimbabwe have received medical care abroad as their own poorly-funded health systems limp struggle

04 Apr 2020 4:40 PM

All work and no play: Isolated from colleagues, work from home becoming a stressful activity

Techies end up working more from home, neglecting their physical and mental health

04 Apr 2020 1:16 PM

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Sheer stupidity to hoard ventilators, say experts

Forget sanitisers, masks, gloves and essentials; the latest reality is that the rich folks are buying ventilators for personal use at home

01 Apr 2020 12:08 PM

"Social distancing" seems alien to Indians

The apparent inability of Indians to maintain it has triggered a debate among psychologists

31 Mar 2020 10:14 AM

Psychologists cancel sessions over coronavirus lockdown

It's double-whammy for those battling mental issues

24 Mar 2020 11:50 PM

Being proactive helped

Even as the world reels under the spread COVID-19, India seems to be still doing something right. The Govt has managed to take swift action

21 Mar 2020 1:13 PM

Fear in the time of the coronavirus

The dread that the new coronavirus evokes is an example of the negative effects of fear.

06 Mar 2020 6:02 AM

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