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Helpline in UP gets calls for rasgulla, paan, pizza, football

LUCKNOW: Nine days into the lockdown due to coronavirus, people are now craving for their favourite food and some are reaching out to the police helpline to satiate their desire. The police helpline in Lucknow, on Monday, received an ‘urgent’ request for a ‘rasgulla’ from an elderly citizen. “Hearing the caller, we understood that it … iOS .

1 Apr 2020 11:21 pm
Autistic Disorder in children; explained by a specialist

Hyderabad: Sonus parents both employees in IT observed that Sonu`s behavior was different from other kids. They were worried and approached psychiatrist. The doctor observed and examined Sonu and said he was showing symptoms of autism. He explained it as follows autism is characterized symptoms from each of the following three categories. 1.      Qualitative impairment in … iOS .

31 Mar 2020 8:52 pm
Herere differences between symptoms of coronavirus and flu

New Delhi: The symptoms of coronavirus and flu are almost the same except the incubation period. In the case of coronavirus disease, the incubation period is 1-14 days whereas, the first symptom of flu appears in 1-4 days. Heres the comparison between the symptoms of coronavirus disease, flu and cold as reported by Medical News … iOS .

28 Mar 2020 9:14 am
Covid-19: Does Kalonji has a cure?

Dr. Shakil Moidin Narrated Abu Huraira (may Allah be pleased with him): I heard the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) saying: There is healing in Black Cumin for all diseases except death. (Sahih Bukhari 7:71:592) Nigella Sativa (NS) is a popularly used medicinal plant throughout the world in various traditional systems of medicine like … iOS .

26 Mar 2020 7:03 pm
21-days Lockdown: Impact of it on mind and body

Hyderabad: Unforeseen circumstances require unprecedented measures! And starting today India is put under an unprecedented lockdown for 21-days to fight the global pandemic Corona virus. The lockdown would mean people would not be allowed to step out of their homes freely and will have restricted access to even everyday essential commodities. Continental Hospitals Doctors suggest … iOS .

25 Mar 2020 6:52 pm
COVID-19: How to handle anxiety and stress during a pandemic

Hyderabad: Our nervous system is always assessing our environment for safety and/or danger. When it senses a threat to our safety it helps us focus on it to take any action against. This is called Flight or Fright response. But sometimes the threat can overwhelm our nervous system causing fear, agitation, sadness, helplessness, anxiety & … iOS .

21 Mar 2020 9:12 pm
AIIMS dispels Corona myths, lists measures

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has released a pamphlet dispelling myths and listing some preventive measures for the people. What is Coronavirus or COVID-19? COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new recently discovered novel Corona Virus. How does it transmit? When a person suffering from this disease sneezes or coughs, a … iOS .

21 Mar 2020 6:32 pm
Over 86,000 COVID-19 infected people recover globally

New Delhi: Amid the panic over the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has put cities after cities under full or partial lockdowns, John Hopkins University’s coronavirus resource centre says that over 86,000 infected patients have been recovered to date. 58,382 people have recovered in China, the original epicenter In Hubei, China which is the original … iOS .

20 Mar 2020 8:33 pm
Excess sugar may kill you early whether youre obese or not

London:Sugar may kill you irrespective of the fact if you are obese as new research in fruit flies indicates that early death from excess sugar is unrelated to metabolic problems. Sugar-rich diets have a negative impact on health independent of obesity, said researchers from MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences in the UK, who discovered … iOS .

20 Mar 2020 1:19 pm
COVID-19: Hyderabad hosp embrace Telemedicine to help patients

Hyderabad: Hospitals and Doctors in Hyderabad have turned to telemedicine to continue their OPD operations in the fight against the Coronavirus outbreak. Sunshine Hospitals, Medicover Hospitals, Srikara Hospitals & AIG Hospitals are using mfine, an AI-powered, on-demand healthcare service that enables virtual medical consultations to connect with their patients. Virtual consultations help in preventing overcrowding … iOS .

19 Mar 2020 8:40 pm
Digestive symptoms prominent among COVID-19 patients: Study

Beijing:Amid the rapid spread of coronavirus cases around the globe, researchers have found that diarrhea was a prominent symptom among up to half of patients with COVID-19 during the outbreak in Wuhan, China. The study, published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, conducted by the researchers from the Wuhan Medical Treatment Expert Group for COVID-19. … iOS .

19 Mar 2020 12:42 pm
Hypertension & diabetes mellitus linked to Coronavirus infection

In an article written by Lei Fang, George Karakiulakis, Michael Roth published in The Lancet on March 11, the authors have found links of COVID-19 infection with cerebrovascular diseases, diabetes, hypertension and coronary heart diseases. In the article titled Are patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus at increased risk for COVID-19 infection? the authors state … The Siasat Daily

17 Mar 2020 5:00 pm
Breathing polluted air linked to weight gain: Study

Colorado: A recent study suggests that breathing dirty air takes a heavy toll on gut bacteria, boosting risk of obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders and other chronic illnesses. The study, published online in the journal Environment International, found that young adults exposed to higher levels of ozone showing less microbial diversity and more of certain species … The Siasat Daily

15 Mar 2020 10:31 am
Iran: 97 new virus deaths toll reaches 611

Tehran: Iran said on Saturday that the novel coronavirus has claimed 97 more lives, raising the country’s total to 611, as the number of confirmed cases jumped again. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said that “1,365 fresh cases have been added to the number of confirmed infections in the past 24 hours”, bringing the total … The Siasat Daily

14 Mar 2020 6:44 pm
Fasting works well for overall health: Study

Washington D.C.: A new research has found that intermittent fasting works well for overall health as it changes the metabolism of the liver. Researchers said that it can help regulate diabetes. It was found that every-other-day-fasting — where no food was consumed on alternate days — changed the metabolism of fatty acids in the liver, … The Siasat Daily

14 Mar 2020 3:28 pm
Efforts underway to develop COVID-19 vaccine in China: Report

Beijing: Efforts to develop a vaccine were underway in China in partnership with researchers from other countries, with work focusing on five main types, a media report said on Thursday. As of Thursday, the overall coronavirus death toll in the Chinese mainland was 3,169, with a total of 80,793 cases. Globally, there were 123,825 confirmed … The Siasat Daily

12 Mar 2020 10:42 am
People with early COVID-19 symptoms most infectious: Study

New Delhi: New Coronavirus patients with mild symptoms are most contagious and have the highest virus shedding in early infection days and become less infectious as the disease begins to weaken, according to a new study. The research, posted on preprint database medRxiv, hints that several people are most infectious when exhibiting only cold-like symptoms, … The Siasat Daily

12 Mar 2020 10:31 am
Monday Blues negatively affect supply chains: Study

Pennsylvania: The much talked about phenomenon of “Monday Blues” that ensues after a comfortable weekend, might actually be a legitimate thing, as indicated by a new study. The research from the Lehigh University’s College of Business which was published in the journal – Information Systems Research found that the ‘Monday Effect’ – that letdown of … The Siasat Daily

7 Mar 2020 4:00 pm
Exercise may slow brain aging in older adults

New York: Regular walking, gardening, swimming and dancing may slow brain aging and prevent brain shrinkage in older adults, say researchers. The study used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to measure the brains of people with a range of activity levels, including those who were inactive to those who were very active. The scans showed … The Siasat Daily

6 Mar 2020 11:54 am