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Obese, overweight patients at risk of more severe Covid: Study

Sydney, April 15 | Patients who are overweight or obese are likely to have more severe Covid-19 and are highly likely to require invasive...

Why are some Covid-19 survivors at risk of blood clot?

Singapore, April 14 | People who have recovered from Covid-19, especially those with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, may be at risk of developing blood clots...

Booked summer travel may pose major risk to massive Covid surge

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, April 13 | In a major red flag, 25 per cent citizens with booked summer travel may pose major risk...

Brokerage firm Upstox hacked, 25-30 lakh users’ data at risk (Lead)

New Delhi, April 12 | Digital stockbroking firm Upstox, one of the official partners of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has admitted a data...

Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk in olders

New York, April 10 | Older adults who received positive airway pressure therapy prescribed for obstructive sleep apnea may be less likely to develop...

NBFCs to face asset quality, liquidity risk due to Covid 2.0

Chennai, April 8 | Indian non-banking finance companies (NBFC) face asset quality and liquidity risks owing to second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, said credit...

Body weight, ‘bad’ cholesterol new risk factors for Covid

Washington, April 6 | Maintaining a healthy body weight and increasing HDL or 'good' cholesterol levels can help lower the risk of Covid-19 infections,...

German youngsters at greater risk of homelessness amid pandemic

Berlin, April 4 | Children and adolescents in Germany are at an increasing risk of homelessness due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was revealed...

Fully inoculated people can travel at low risk: US CDC

Washington, April 3 | In an updated guideline, the US Centers for Disease Control recommended that fully vaccinated people against Covid-19 can travel at...

More than 1.4 mn people at risk of hunger in Kenya:...

Nairobi, April 2 | More than 1.4 million Kenyans are at risk of hunger, starvation and potentially face acute food insecurity, a government official...

People urged to minimise Covid risk during Easter

Copenhagen, April 1 | On the eve of the Easter holidays, World Health Organization (WHO) Europe warned citizens against making "individual" travel plans that...

Covid-associated seizures linked to higher death risk

New York, March 31 | Some hospitalized patients with Covid-19 experience non-convulsive seizures, which may put them at a higher risk of dying, suggests...

‘1st vax dose cuts infection risk by 62% in England’

London, March 30 | A major study of care home residents in England has found that their risk of infection with coronavirus fell by...

Bariatric surgery may reduce cancer risk for obese patients

New York, March 28 | Bariatric surgery can significantly reduce the risk of cancer in individuals with severe obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease...

Eating out frequently ups risk of all-cause death: Study

New York, March 25 | Dining out is a popular activity worldwide, but a team of researchers has found that eating out very...

Eating processed meat linked to dementia risk

New York, March 23 | A team of researchers have showed that consuming a 25 gram serving of processed meat a day can be...

Poor diabetes linked to high Covid complications risk in kids

New York, March 21 | Parents, take note. Children with poorly controlled Type-1 diabetes are at 10 times higher risk of Covid-19-related complications and...

Inflows to further strengthen rupee, inflation key risk (IANS Currency Watch)

By Rohit VaidMumbai, March 21 | Sustained foreign inflows along with a slew of upcoming IPOs is expected to strengthen the Indian rupee during...

AstraZeneca: No evidence of high blood clot risk from vaccine

London, March 15 | In the wake of several European countries suspending the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, the company has said that...

Retinal damage may signal risk of stroke, dementia

New York, March 12 | Older adults with the eye disease retinopathy are at increased risk of having a stroke, as well as dementia,...

Kidney ailments in children: Junk food and obesity are key risk...

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, March 11 (IANSlife) It's often hard for children to resist eating junk foods. Consuming anything in excessive quantities is always...

More than 1 in 5 smartphone users at risk of over-dependence

Seoul, March 11 | More than 20 per cent of South Korean smartphone users are at risk of being overly dependent on the devices,...

‘Energy deficiency in brain cells may up Parkinson’s risk’

Chennai, March 10 | A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has found energy deficiency in certain cells in...

NZ vax campaign to target those most at risk

Wellington, March 10 | The New Zealand government is targeting those most at risk of getting and spreading Covid-19 and those most at risk...

Lack of exercise linked to depression risk amid pandemic

New York, March 6 | Exercise has for long been recommended as a cognitive-behavioural therapy for patients of depression, yet new evidence suggests that...

‘Arthritis drug cuts death risk in severe Covid patients’

New Delhi, March 6 | Arthritis drug tocilizumab has been found to reduce the risk of death among patients with severe Covid-19 in a...

Covid death: Intellectual disability 2nd biggest risk factor

New York, March 6 | Intellectual disability appears to be second only to older age as a risk factor for dying from Covid-19, new...

YouTube to lift Trump ban if violence risk decreases: CEO

San Francisco, March 5 | Google-owned YouTube will lift the ban on former US President Donald Trump once it realises that the risk of...

Genes that ups obesity risk but protect identified

London, Feb 28 | Researchers have identified a range of genes that are linked to both elevated levels of body fat, as well as...

3rd party Alexa smart devices risk users’ privacy

New Delhi, Feb 28 | In yet another privacy setback, a team of researchers who obtained and analysed 90,194 "Alexa Skills" developed by external...

New tools assess in-hospital death risk of Covid patients

New York, Feb 27 | Researchers, including an Indian-origin, have developed two novel calculators for predicting which patients admitted to the hospital with Covid-19...

Being lonely ups risk of Internet addiction: Study

London, Feb 23 | Loneliness has become increasingly prevalent among adolescents, who spend longer and longer periods of time online, says a new study."In...

Acid reflux may raise risk of larynx, esophagus cancers

New York, Feb 22 | Acid reflux disease which also causes heartburn symptoms is linked with higher risks of various cancers of the larynx...

Asthmatics no higher risk of dying from Covid: Study

Sydney, Feb 20 | Asthma may not increase the risk of severe illness or death from Covid-19, a new study suggests.The review of studies...

Eating more refined grains increase CVD, death risk: Study

Toronto, Feb 20 | Consuming a high number of refined grains -- such as croissants and white bread -- is associated with a higher...

Family businesses risk missing the mark on ESG – PwC Family...

LONDON, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year where business has had to transform the way it meets the needs of society and...

Identifying risk factors for elevated anxiety in young adults during Covid

New York, Feb 13 | Researchers have identified early risk factors that predicted heightened anxiety in young adults during the Covid-19 pandemic.The findings,...

‘Economic recovery reduces risk of sharp deterioration in PSBs’ asset quality’

New Delhi, Feb 11 | India's 2021 economic recovery reduces the likelihood of a sharp deterioration in asset quality at the country's public sector...

Long-term stress linked to increased risk of heart attack

London, Feb 11 | Taking stress may be not be good for your heart as a new study suggests that long-term stress may lead...

Dialysis patients at 4-fold greater risk of dying from Covid

Toronto, Feb 5 | People undergoing long-term dialysis are almost four times more likely to die from Covid-19 and should be prioritized for vaccination,...

Risk of a sharp fall in Indian banks’ asset quality has...

New Delhi, Feb 5 | The Indian government's support measures for bank borrowers have softened growth in non-performing loans (NPLs), averting the risk of...

Alzheimer’s gene linked to Covid-19 risk

New York, Feb 5 | The gene that increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease can increase a person's susceptibility to and severity of Covid-19,...

Genetic mutations increase risk of breast cancer by 80%: Experts

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Feb 4 | According to statistics released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in December 2020 and...

Threatened species at risk from S.Australian bushfire

Adelaide, Feb 4 | A vital wildlife refuge for threatened species on a South Australian island is under threat from a bushfire.Firefighting units from...

‘$104bn in stranded asset risk for oil, gas pipelines in India’

New Delhi, Feb 2 | With the Union Budget for 2021-22 laying a major focus on the launch of a National Hydrogen Mission for...

Diabetes during pregnancy linked to heart disease risk

New York, Feb 1 | Expecting mothers, take note. A new study indicates that diabetes during pregnancy may increase the risk of heart...

Expecting mothers at high risk of death due to Covid: Study

New York, Jan 28 | Women, take note. Contracting Covid-19 while expecting a baby can have deadly consequences, a new study suggests.The findings suggested...

Bilateral vaccine deals putting WHO-led Covax at risk: Tedros

Geneva, Jan 27 | The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday that bilateral deals on Covid-19 vaccines between countries and companies are putting...

Diabetes among women under 55 may up heart disease risk

New York, Jan 21 | Women, who are under 55, with Type-2 diabetes are at greater risk of developing coronary heart disease, a new...

62% Indians want to risk worsening ties with China on human...

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Almost 62 per cent people of India are willing to risk worsening ties with China on the issue human...

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DoT gave many warnings to e-commerce firms on selling mobile signal...

New Delhi, April 17 | The Department of Telecommunications had repeatedly warned e-commerce companies in 2016 and 2019 for sale of unauthorised mobile signal...