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This AI tech may spot unseen signs of heart failure

New York, Oct 19 | US researchers have developed an electrocardiogram-reading algorithm that can detect subtle signs of heart failure.Heart failure, or congestive heart...

India logs 13,058 new Covid cases, 164 deaths

New Delhi, Oct | India reported 13,058 new Covid cases on Tuesday, the lowest in 231 days, and 164 deaths in the last 24...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 241 mn

Washington, Oct 19 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 241 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.90 million and vaccinations...

Iran reports 11,844 new Covid-19 cases

Tehran, Oct 19 | Iran's Health Ministry on Monday reported 11,844 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,796,659.The pandemic claimed 181...

Delhi records first death due to dengue in 2021

New Delhi, Oct 18 | Delhi has recorded the first death due to dengue in 2021 on Monday morning, according to South Delhi Municipal...

mRNA Covid jabs as 2nd dose may generate robust immune response

London, Oct 18 | People who had received a first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine and received an mRNA shot for their second...

Aus secure access to 2 more Covid treatments amid 3rd wave

Canberra, Oct 18 | The Australian government has secured access to two additional Covid-19 treatments as the country continues to battle against the third...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240.6 mn

Washington, Oct 18 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 240.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.89 million and vaccinations...

Malaysia reports 6,145 fresh Covid cases, 63 new deaths

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 | Malaysia reported another 6,145 new Covid-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 2,390,687, according to...

Overhyped science behind fake stem cell treatments for Covid: Study

New York, Oct 16 | Amid the rush to find quick treatments for Covid-19 last year, the world saw a global race to find...

One coronavirus vaccine can protect against other coronaviruses

New York, Oct 16 | A team of US researchers, including a scientist of Indian-origin, has shown for the first time that Covid-19 vaccines...

Drug companies eye mRNA technology for flu shots

London, Oct 14 | With Covid-19 proving the credibility of mRNA technology, many drug companies are racing to apply the same formula for developing...

Pfizer, Moderna best Covid booster for J&J recipients: US NIH

Washington, Oct 14 | People who have taken Johnson and Johnson's Covid vaccine will have better results with a booster shot of either Pfizer...

Sri Lankans urged to remain cautious despite dip in Covid cases

Colombo, Oct 14 | Health officials have urged Sri Lankans to remain cautious despite a drop in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases in...

Decision soon on relaxation in reopening of primary schools: K’taka CM

Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 13 | Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the decision regarding the relaxation of Covid restrictions in the state's border areas...

US to ease land travel restrictions with Canada, Mexico

Washington, Oct 13 | The United States is planning to ease land travel restrictions for fully vaccinated visitors from Canada and Mexico in a...

S. Korea to prepare for return to normalcy from pandemic

Seoul, Oct 13 | South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said on Wednesday that the government will prepare for a gradual return to normalcy...

Pakistan reports 1,021 new Covid cases, 21 more deaths

Islamabad, Oct 13 | Pakistan reported 1,021 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on...

NZ reports 55 new cases of Covid-19 Delta variant

Wellington, Oct 13 | New Zealand reported 55 new Delta variant cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in...

MoS Health calls for engaging youth in awareness programme on HIV/AIDS

New Delhi, Oct 12 | The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Bharati Pravin Pawar, said on Tuesday that engaging youth...

Telangana aims to achieve 100% Covid vax in a month

Hyderabad, Oct 12 | Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Tuesday exuded confidence that the state will achieve the...

‘India to achieve 100 Cr-vax target on Oct 14, Centre plans...

By Avinash Prabhakar New Delhi, Oct 12 | India is all set to touch the target of 100-crore vaccine doses on October 14 and the...

A simple blood test may spot early signs of dementia

London, Oct 12 | Scientists have identified molecules in the blood that can detect dementia about two to five years before its onset, making...

NGO welcomes Bachchan’s decision to drop out of ‘paan-masala’ ad campaign

Panaji, Oct 11 | The National Organisation For Tobacco Eradication (NOTE), an anti-tobacco organisation, has welcomed Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's decision to withdraw from...

KGMU develops app for orthopaedic issues in kids

Lucknow, Oct 11 | A team of experts from the King George's Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow has developed a mobile phone application that...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 237.8 mn

Washington, Oct 11 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 237.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.85 million and...

Groups urge Australia to donate more Covid vaccines to disadvantaged nations

Canberra, Oct 11 | Nearly a dozen Australian groups have urged the government to donate millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses to help inoculate other...

Centre restricts export of syringes for 3 months

New Delhi, Oct 9 | The Central government on Saturday put quantitative restrictions on export of syringes to boost their domestic availability and uptake....

India logs 19,740 new Covid cases, 248 deaths in a day

New Delhi, Oct 9 | India on Saturday reported 19,740 fresh Covid cases and 248 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health...

Mental disorders swell, women & youth most affected: Lancet

New Delhi, Oct 9 | The pandemic has led to a significant rise in major depressive and anxiety disorders globally, affecting women and younger...

Army boot camp in S.Korean border town reports 22 new Covid...

Seoul, Oct 8 | Twenty-two draftees at an Army boot camp just south of the inter-Korean border have tested positive for Covid-19, the Defence...

India logs 21,257 new Covid cases, 271 deaths

New Delhi, Oct 8 | In the last 24 hours, India reported 21,257 fresh Covid-19 cases and 271 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said...

WHO set to vaccinate 40% population of every nation by yr...

Geneva, Oct 8 | The World Health Organization (WHO) announced an initiative to vaccinate 40 per cent of the population of every country...

US ramps up efforts against Covid ahead of winter

Washington, Oct 8 | Staggering into the 19th month of its fight against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the US is ramping up efforts on...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 236.7 mn

Washington, Oct 8 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 236.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.83 million and vaccinations...

Canada’s Covid-19 cases surpass 1.65 mn

Ottawa, Oct 8 | Canada reported 3,783 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday afternoon, bringing the cumulative total to 1,651,233 cases with 28,141 deaths.Alberta, a...

Biden urges businesses to implement vaccine requirements amid pushback

Washington, Oct 8 | US President Joe Biden has urged large companies and other organisations to implement his government's new Covid-19 vaccination mandates which...

UK records another 40,701 coronavirus cases

London, Oct 8 | Another 40,701 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

Zydus Cadila vaccine roll out programme underway: VK Paul

New Delhi, Oct 7 | The roll out program for the Zydus Cadila vaccine is underway. The training programs to administer the vaccine are...

‘Covid not over yet’, govt urges people to exercise caution

New Delhi, Oct 7 | The challenge of Covid-19 has not ended yet, said Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry, in a press...

India to grant tourist visa to foreigners coming by chartered flights...

New Delhi, Oct 7 | The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will grant fresh tourist visas to foreigners coming to India by chartered flights...

Libya begins Covid vaccination for illegal migrants

Tripoli, Oct 7 | The anti-illegal immigration department of Libya has started a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for illegal migrants inside a reception centre in...

ICMR develops MUDRA Toolbox for dementia patients

New Delhi, Oct 6 | The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has developed a Multilingual Dementia Research and Assessment (MUDRA) Toolbox that includes...

Covid testing, vaccination decline in Afghanistan: WHO

Kabul, Oct 6 | The Covid-19 testing and vaccination in Afghanistan have declined since the Taliban's takeover of Kabul in mid-August, the World Health...

Modi to dedicate 35 PSA oxygen plants across 35 states, UTs...

New Delhi, Oct 6 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation 35 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plants established under PM...

Philippines logs 9,868 new Covid cases

Manila, Oct 6 | The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 9,868 new Covid-19 infections, pushing the number of confirmed cases in...

Explained: What causes Covid toe condition

London, Oct 6 | While dry cough, fever and shortness of breath are the classic symptoms of Covid-19 infections, some people also experienced redness...

Mongolia logs 2,409 new Covid cases; 14 more deaths

Ulan Bator, Oct 6 | Mongolia reported 2,409 new Covid-19 cases and 14 more deaths over the past 24 hours, bringing the national caseload...

India records 18,833 fresh Covid cases, 278 deaths

New Delhi, Oct 6 | India on Wednesday reported 18,333 fresh Covid cases and 278 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health...

South Korea reports 2,028 fresh Covid cases

Seoul, Oct 6 | South Korea reported 2,028 more cases of Covid-19 as of midnight on Tuesday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the...

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JIBS awarded prestigious global engagement seed grant by IBRO

New Delhi, Oct 19 | In a significant academic development, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) has been awarded the Global Engagement Seed Grant...