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Why fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccines can be dangerous?

The speed at which researchers and pharma companies are developing the COVID-19 vaccines has been described as unprecedented by many experts. The post Why fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccines can be dangerous? appeared first on .

14 Jul 2020 7:34 pm
Suffering from monsoon acne? Effective home remedies to treat the condition

Moist weather combined with the heat can increase the production of sebum, which can clog pores and lead to acne breakouts. Here are some effective tips to treat acne at home. The post Suffering from monsoon acne? Effective home remedies to treat the condition appeared first on .

13 Jul 2020 9:41 pm
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 8,49,553 as death toll reaches 22,674

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 8,49,553 as death toll reaches 22,674 appeared first on .

12 Jul 2020 9:51 am
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 8,20,916 as death toll reaches 22,123

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 8,20,916 as death toll reaches 22,123 appeared first on .

11 Jul 2020 9:45 am
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 7,93,802 as death toll reaches 21,604

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 7,93,802 as death toll reaches 21,604 appeared first on .

10 Jul 2020 9:45 am
Parents, take note! Tall children have higher risk of developing obesity

Greater childhood height before 12 years of age may be a marker for increased risk of subsequent obesity, warn researchers. The post Parents, take note! Tall children have higher risk of developing obesity appeared first on .

9 Jul 2020 1:34 pm
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 7,67,296 as death toll reaches 21,129

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 7,67,296 as death toll reaches 21,129 appeared first on .

9 Jul 2020 9:04 am
Asthma does not trigger severe complications of COVID-19, say scientists

According to a new research, asthma does not increase the risk for a person contracting COVID-19 or affect its severity. Read on to know more. The post Asthma does not trigger severe complications of COVID-19, say scientists appeared first on .

7 Jul 2020 9:54 am
RNA experiments leading in COVID-19 vaccine race, but questions remain about their safety

Several labs around the world are developing potential coronavirus vaccines by using messenger RNA to trigger the immune system. Read to know more about this brand-new technology. The post RNA experiments leading in COVID-19 vaccine race, but questions remain about their safety appeared first on .

6 Jul 2020 1:43 pm
Scientists say coronavirus is airborne: Will WHO revise its recomendations now?

The WHO has said that coronavirus disease spreads primarily from person to person through respiratory droplets, which are released when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks. The post Scientists say coronavirus is airborne: Will WHO revise its recomendations now? appeared first on .

6 Jul 2020 11:44 am
High BP during pregnancy may up your risk of heart disease: Heres how to keep it under control

Being overweight or obese, and unhealthy lifestyle choices are major risk factors for high blood pressure during pregnancy. The post High BP during pregnancy may up your risk of heart disease: Heres how to keep it under control appeared first on .

5 Jul 2020 3:44 pm
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 6,48,315 as death toll reaches 18,655

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 6,48,315 as death toll reaches 18,655 appeared first on .

4 Jul 2020 9:30 am
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 6,25,544 as death toll reaches 18,213

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 6,25,544 as death toll reaches 18,213 appeared first on .

3 Jul 2020 9:30 am
US considering pool testing for COVID-19: All you need to know about this new approach

Pool testing is more cost-effective and less time-consuming but it also has many drawbacks. Read to know more about the proposed testing strategy. The post US considering pool testing for COVID-19: All you need to know about this new approach appeared first on .

1 Jul 2020 3:41 pm
Doctors Day 2020: Expert tips for patients and physicians to get along with each other

As we celebrate National Doctors Day today, lets look at the impact of a patients equation with the physician on the healing process. Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist Prachi S Vaish shares tips for a healthy doctor-patient relationship. The post Doctors Day 2020: Expert tips for patients and physicians to get along with each other appeared first on .

1 Jul 2020 1:47 pm
FDA issues warning against 9 hand sanitizers: Hope you are not using them

The FDA has identified 9 hand sanitisers that may be toxic for you. Some of these were earlier labelled FDA approved. Read on to know more. The post FDA issues warning against 9 hand sanitizers: Hope you are not using them appeared first on .

30 Jun 2020 1:43 pm
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 5,66,840 as death toll reaches 16,893

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 5,66,840 as death toll reaches 16,893 appeared first on .

30 Jun 2020 9:34 am
COVID-19: Insurers to sell Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak from July 10

The Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India announces guidelines for two standard COVID-19 health insurance policies. Read on to know more. The post COVID-19: Insurers to sell Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak from July 10 appeared first on .

29 Jun 2020 1:43 pm
Doctors Day 2020: Ask the right questions and make the most of your clinical consultation

Today, in anticipation of National Doctors Day, let us see how we can also help doctors by being more informed and a more receptive patient. The post Doctors Day 2020: Ask the right questions and make the most of your clinical consultation appeared first on .

28 Jun 2020 10:00 am
Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine moves to final stage of clinical trials, likely to hit market by October

The experimental COVID-19 vaccine has shown very good results in chimpanzees and has already moved on to the next phase of human trials says Project leader. The post Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine moves to final stage of clinical trials, likely to hit market by October appeared first on .

25 Jun 2020 1:43 pm
Millions of GM mosquitoes to be released to fight chikungunya, malaria in US

Scientists claim mosquito population can be reduced by 95% through this new method. Keep reading to know more about this genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes. The post Millions of GM mosquitoes to be released to fight chikungunya, malaria in US appeared first on .

24 Jun 2020 7:43 pm
Asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic or symptomatic: Who is most likely to give you COVID-19?

According to evidence, people with symptoms are the most infectious because they can pass on the virus when they sneeze or cough. Read on to know more. The post Asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic or symptomatic: Who is most likely to give you COVID-19? appeared first on .

24 Jun 2020 5:44 pm
Delhi govt to provide pulse oximeters to COVID-19 patients in home isolation

The Delhi government is also procuring 1 lakh pulse oximeters. A pulse oximeter costs between Rs 1,000 to 3,000. The post Delhi govt to provide pulse oximeters to COVID-19 patients in home isolation appeared first on .

23 Jun 2020 11:38 am
Postpartum depression: The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to the woes of new moms

Recent research reveals that incidence of postpartum depression is increasing among new moms, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we share the best coping strategies to help you in your journey as a mother. The post Postpartum depression: The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to the woes of new moms appeared first on .

23 Jun 2020 9:34 am
COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 4,10,461 as death toll reaches 13,254

Stay tuned to our live updates for all the latest news on the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in India surge to 4,10,461 as death toll reaches 13,254 appeared first on .

21 Jun 2020 9:40 am
World Sickle Cell Day 2020 Symptoms, complications and causes of sickle cell anaemia

Sickle cell disease includes disorders such as sickle anaemia and thalassaemia. Today, on the occasion of World Sickle Cell Day, let us see what this condition is all about. The post World Sickle Cell Day 2020 Symptoms, complications and causes of sickle cell anaemia appeared first on .

19 Jun 2020 9:30 am
COVID-19: When And how can you meet family and friends?

Social isolation is taking a toll on people and everybody wants to meet friends and family. Read on to know how you can do so in a world ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. The post COVID-19: When And how can you meet family and friends? appeared first on .

17 Jun 2020 9:47 pm
Toilet flushing can spread COVID-19 faster in air: Know the right etiquette of using washrooms

Next time when you visit a public toilet, put the lid down before you flush. A new Chinese study has warned that flushing a toilet can give the next user COVID-19. The post Toilet flushing can spread COVID-19 faster in air: Know the right etiquette of using washrooms appeared first on .

17 Jun 2020 7:44 pm
COVID-19 cases soar in India: Why is there a sudden spike?

In a worrying scenario, India has seen nearly 12,000 deaths in just 97 days. The last couple of days have seen a massive surge in cases. Read on to know more. The post COVID-19 cases soar in India: Why is there a sudden spike? appeared first on .

17 Jun 2020 3:36 pm
Advanced MRI scans may improve treatment of Parkinsons disease, reduce risk of side effects

About 10 million people worldwide are estimated to be affected by Parkinson's disease, with higher incidence reported from the industrialized countries. Read to know about the new treatment procedures. .

16 Jun 2020 9:44 pm
12 reasons drinking water in copper vessel is beneficial

Here's why you should stop drinking bottled water and switch to water stored in a copper vessel. .

15 Jun 2020 11:00 pm
Loneliness can turn you suicidal: Five ways to stave off suicidal thoughts

Loneliness can lead to depression, which is linked to suicidal thoughts. Here are five ways to keep loneliness in check and stave off suicidal thoughts. .

15 Jun 2020 3:42 pm