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Air sensing tech reveals adverse impact of Delhi air pollution (Ld)

New Delhi, Jan 19 | A unique experiment to gauge the hazardous levels of polluted air in Delhi and surrounding areas, where a woman...

Male sex hormones may help treat breast cancer: Study

Sydney, Jan 19 | Researchers have found new evidence about the positive role of androgens, commonly thought of as male sex hormones but also...

Air sensing technology reveals adverse impact of Delhi smog

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Delhi-based Karuna Chauhan tracked the air pollution exposure throughout the daily routine in phases and found that the pollution...

Bird flu: Goa bans transportation of birds from Maharashtra, Karnataka

Panaji, Jan 19 | The Goa administration on Tuesday banned transportation and entry of birds and eggs from neighbouring Maharashtra and Karnataka in wake...

Which parenting behaviour led to well-being of kids during Covid?

London, Jan 19 | Researchers have found that autonomy-supportive parenting, or offering meaningful choices when possible, contributed to the positive well-being of both...

CDSCO meet on Bharat Biotech’s nasal vaccine trial underway

New Delhi, Jan 19 | A meeting of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) is currently underway...

Lucknow: 8,500 health workers to get Covid jab in 2nd round

Lucknow, Jan 19 | Over 8,500 health care workers will be vaccinated in the state capital during the second round of vaccination drive scheduled...

Doctors at Hyderabad hospital perform rare cardiac procedure

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | Doctors at Medicover Hospitals in Hyderabad performed a critical and rare cardiac procedure called Frozen Elephant Trunk (FET) on...

Childhood neglect leaves generational imprint: Study

New York, Jan 19 | Parents, please take note. Make sure your child is not neglected as childhood emotional neglect has inter-generational effects on...

26 US soldiers, 5 civilians test Covid positive in S.Korea

Seoul, Jan 19 | Twenty-six more American soldiers and five civilians have tested positive for the novel coronavirus upon their arrival in South Korea,...

Over 47k sampled for Covid-19 testing in Beijing

Beijing, Jan 19 | Beijing's Daxing district has sampled over 470,000 people for nucleic acid tests as part of an extensive testing campaign against...

New method to help fast-track vaccines for pre-clinical tests

Sydney, Jan 19 | Scientists in Australia have developed a new method for fast-tracking synthesis of safe vaccines, an approach that can be used...

Simple, cheap test can help save lives from colorectal cancer

London, Jan 19 | Researchers have demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding...

Avoid Covaxin in case of allergies, fever: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | Bharat Biotech, makers of India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19, has advised people not to take 'Covaxin' if they have...

Kerala expects Covid cases to fall only by July

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 | The Kerala Health Department, headed by Minister K.K. Shailaja, is sceptical as the number of Covid patients has been on...

Aus to go ahead with Pfizer vaccine despite reported deaths

Canberra, Jan 19 | A top adviser to the Australian government has said that the country is likely to go ahead with the Pfizer...

Chinese mainland reports 118 new cases

Beijing, Jan 19 | The Chinese mainland has registered 118 new coronavirus cases, of which 106 were locally transmitted and 12 arrived from outside...

WHO panel highlights effective multilateralism in Covid response

Geneva, Jan 19 | A latest interim report by a WHO pandemic review panel has highlighted effective multilateralism in the preparation and response to...

Telangana’s Covid recovery rate crosses 98%

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | The Covid-19 recovery rate in Telangana has crossed 98 per cent as the state continued to see more recoveries than...

Start of 2021 sees upward trend in Covid situation: WHO

Geneva, Jan 19 | Following two weeks of lower reporting towards the end of 2020, an overall upward trend of the Covid-19 pandemic has...

At 10K, India records lowest Covid numbers since June

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Continuing its low streak of fresh daily cases, India on Tuesday recorded 10,064 new coronavirus infections in the...

Brazil launches mass Covid-19 vaccination campaign

Brasilia, Jan 19 | Brazil, currently one of the hardest-hit countries in the world by the pandemic, has launched its mass vaccination campaign against...

Pak approves Sinopharm Covid vaccine for emergency use

Islamabad, Jan 19 | The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved a Covid-19 vaccine by China's Sinopharm for emergency use amid an...

Hackers manipulated stolen Covid vax data to ‘undermine trust’

London, Jan 19 | In a startling revelation, European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said that hackers have manipulated stolen Covid-19 vaccine data in an...

‘More people in UK hospitals than at any other time during...

London, Jan 19 | UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that there were more people currently in hospital than at any other time since...

US Covid cases top 24mn ahead of Biden’s inauguration (Ld)

Washington, Jan 19 | Reaching yet another grim milestone, the overall number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, currently the hardest-hit country, has...

Global Covid-19 cases top 95.5 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 19 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 95.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.03...

Covid-19 vax: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’

Geneva, Jan 19 | The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid-19 vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization...

UK reports 37,535 new Covid cases, 599 deaths

London, Jan 19 | Another 37,535 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, the lowest daily increase since the start of the year,...

US Covid cases surpass 24 million: Johns Hopkins University

New York, Jan 19 | The total number of Covid-19 cases in the US topped 24 million on Monday, according to the Center for...

France registers 403 new Covid-19 deaths

Paris, Jan 19 | France on Monday reported 403 new Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, the heaviest daily toll since November 24,...

South Central Railway’s frontline staff receive Covid vaccine

Secunderabad, Jan 19 | The South Central Railway (SCR) zone has jabbed the first shots of Coronavirus vaccine on its frontline staff at the...

Karnataka logs in 435 new Covid cases; 973 recoveries

Bengaluru, Jan 19 | In a healthy sign, only 435 new Covid-19 cases were registered in a day across Karnataka, while 973 patients recovered...

Integrated cell-cum-gene therapy facility unveiled in B’luru

Bengaluru, Jan 18 | Immuneel Therapeutics Ltd, co-founded by Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, unveiled its integrated cell-and-gene therapy development and manufacturing facility at Narayana...

K’taka: 47% beneficiaries given Covid vaccine on Day 2

Bengaluru, Jan 18 | Of the 81,219 beneficiaries in Karnataka, 38,242 were inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine, accounting for 47 per cent of the target...

Gujarat reports less than 500 Covid cases; toll at 4,367

Gandhinagar, Jan 18 | Gujarat on Monday reported 495 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 2,56,367, even as the death toll rose...

NIMHANS doctor on Sputnik vaccine advisory board

Moscow/New Delhi, Jan 18 | The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) and the National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology...

Andhra logs 81 new Covid cases, tally at 8.86 lakh

Amaravati, Jan 18 | Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 81 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, even as 263 more...

Delhi misses target by 56%, 17% less inoculation on Day 2

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Delhi recorded around 17 per cent lesser vaccination than the previous session, on the second day of the immunisation...

Gurugram: Snags in Co-WIN app, only 41% health workers inoculated

Gurugram, Jan 18 | Gurugram reported Co-WIN application glitches in all its 45 vaccine session sites on the second day of the inoculation drive...

Kerala reports 3,346 fresh Covid-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 | Kerala on Monday reported 3,346 new Covid-19 cases, said state's Health Minister K.K. Shailaja, adding that the test positivity rate...

Death of UP man not linked to Covid vax: Govt

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The central government on Monday said two people have died following Covid-19 immunisation, but the death of one of...

Avian influenza in poultry birds confirmed in 5 states: Govt

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The Centre said on Monday that outbreak of Avian Influenza has been confirmed in 5 states for poultry birds...

Experts advise people to avoid alcohol during vaccination

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Alcohol intake should be avoided after getting the first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine for some days and abstinence...

This is which causes stomach discomfort in IBS patients

London, Jan 18 | Researchers have identified the biological mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain foods.According to...

Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 100-bed Plastic Surgery Block at AIIMS

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday inaugurated the newly-constructed Burns and Plastic Surgery Block at the All India...

‘Vaccine won’t kill you’: AIIMS Director allays fears

New Delhi, Jan 18 | AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria on Monday allayed apprehensions about the coronavirus vaccines and assured that the side-effects will not...

Peer support may be more beneficial to teens with anxiety

New York, Jan 18 | One in three parents strongly support schools having mental health programmes like peer support leaders, a new poll suggests.The...

New Covid variant detected in Nepal

Kathmandu, Jan 18 | Nepal's Health Ministry has confirmed the detection of cases of the new coronavirus variant, which was first discovered in the...

UP health worker’s death not due to Covid jab: Report

Lucknow, Jan 18 | The post mortem report of a 46-year-old government hospital employee in Moradabad, who died on Sunday evening, 24 hours after...

Business

Dogfight: Airlines unleash deep discounts to dominate the sky (IANS Special)

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Jan 19 | Fare wars induced deep discounting has reappeared in India's aviation sector, as airlines seek to augment cash...