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Nurses think about suicide more than other workers in US: Study

New York, Oct 23 | A team of researchers has reported that nurses in the US experience suicidal ideation in greater numbers than other...

Breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline

New York, Oct 23 | Women who had breastfed their babies performed better on cognitive tests after the age of 50 compared to...

Kerala sees 8,909 new Covid cases, 65 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 | Kerala on Saturday registered 8,909 new Covid cases was registered after 86,111 samples were tested in the past 24 hours...

Mutation of Delta variant may be more transmissible: UK health agency

London, Oct 23 | The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) confirmed that the Delta variant sub-lineage (Delta AY.4.2) was designated a Variant Under Investigation...

Germany braces for seasonal Covid spike

Berlin, Oct 23 | Rising numbers of Covid-19 cases in Germany this week have led experts to predict a spike in infections this fall...

Covid vax recipients may have lower non-Covid death rates

New York, Oct 23 | People vaccinated against Covid-19 may have a lower non-Covid-19 death rates than people who are not inoculated, according to...

Pfizer says its Covid vax 90.7% effective in kids aged 5-11

Washington, Oct 23 | Pfizer and its partner BioNTech said their Covid-19 vaccine is safe and 90.7 per cent effective against symptomatic coronavirus in...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 242.9 mn

Washington, Oct 23 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 242.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.93 million and vaccinations...

Two Delhi hospitals get 5 high-tech ambulances

New Delhi, Oct 22 | Delhi's premier hospitals -- Ram Manohar Lohia hospital as well as Safdarjung hospital -- received five high-tech ambulances on...

UP’s SGPGIMS starts new facilities for haemophilia, leukaemia patients

Lucknow, Oct 22 | The Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow now has two new facilities -- haemophilia physiotherapy unit...

Pfizer says its booster restores full protection against Covid

Washington, Oct 22 | Pfizer and BioNTech has announced that a large-scale trial of their Covid-19 vaccine booster showed it restored full protection against...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 242.4 mn

Washington, Oct 22 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 241.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.92 million and vaccinations...

Indonesia reports 633 new Covid cases; 43 deaths

Jakarta, Oct 21 | The number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 633 within a day to 4,237,834, with the death toll adding...

Worst is not yet over, 100 cr vaccinations is a safety...

By Avinash PrabhakarNew Delhi, Oct 21 | "The worst is not over yet. We have created a safety net of 100 cr vaccinations but...

Kerala sees fluctuations in daily Covid tally continue

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 | New daily Covid cases in Kerala continue to fluctuate as on Thursday, 8,733 turn positive after 86,303 samples were sent...

100 cr vax is Diwali of Atmanirbhar Bharat: Mandaviya

New Delhi, Oct 21 | After India achieved 100 crore vaccination against Covid, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said it is...

Let’s give govt credit: Tharoor on 100 cr vaccination

New Delhi, Oct 21 | After India on Thursday achieved a major milestone of 100 crore vaccination, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that the...

WH unveils plan to roll out Covid vax for kids aged...

Washington, Oct 21 | The White House has unveiled a plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children aged from five to 11, pending...

India issues revised travel advisory, negative RT-PCR Report must

New Delhi, Oct 20 | India on Wednesday issued a revised travel advisory for international visitors, making a negative RT-PCR test report must for...

India doesn’t need Covid booster dose immediately: Experts

New Delhi, Oct 20 | As India is set to reach the milestone of vaccinating 100 crore people, the country is currently focused on...

Not vaccinated yet? You may be at risk of Covid reinfection

Washington, Oct 20 | If you think once infected with Covid-19 gives you immunity, then you may be wrong. According to new models without...

Aerosols spread tuberculosis like Covid-19: Study

Johannesburg, Oct 20 | Much like Covid-19, tuberculosis (TB) is also spread primarily by inhalation of virus-laden aerosols more than coughing, as thought so...

1 dies, 24 taken ill post funeral feast in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

Patna, Oct 20 | A child died and 24 others were seriously taken ill after consuming funeral feast at Rupauli village...

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...

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Verka milk to be costlier now

Chandigarh, May 21 | Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (Milkfed), the state-owned milk procurement cooperative which owns the brand 'Verka', has increased...