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It’s the genes!

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Speedy girls

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Signs of dehydration

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North East  /  Published 31.03.20

1st Covid case in Assam

Assam on Tuesday became the third state in the Northeast to register a coronavirus case, a 52-year-old man from Karimganj district with travel history. The first case was reported from Manipur and the...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 31.03.20

Advisory to avoid gatherings

The Nagaland government on Tuesday advised the churches in the state to refrain from holding any religious congregation of any kind, which may see gatherings of large number of people during the lockd...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

India  /  Published 31.03.20

J&K grapples with virus surge fears

Doctors and medics of Jammu and Kashmir, anxiously braving inadequate facilities and a shortage of protective gear to combat the spread of Covid-19, are all worried at its gradual surge in the Union t...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 02.09.18

Things left unsaid

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Health  /  Published 15.08.18

Treat leg pain with RICE

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Health  /  Published 15.08.18

Food facts

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Health  /  Published 17.06.20

Low-cost steroid cuts death risk

An inexpensive steroid called dexamethasone can significantly reduce the risk of death among patients with severe respiratory complications of the coronavirus disease, Oxford researchers said on Tuesd...
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Calcutta  /  Published 24.06.20

Fewer patients turn critical

The percentage of Covid-19 patients turning critical after being admitted to hospital has gone down over the past month, conversa-tions with doctors at some of Calcutta’s private hospitals suggest.O...
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India  /  Published 21.06.20

Single-day Covid high

India on Saturday recorded yet another single-day high of 14,516 new coronavirus disease cases, amid an increase in the country’s case fatality rate among Covid-19 patients from 2.8 to 3.3 per cent ...
By Our Special Correspondent in


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