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World  /  Published 26.10.21

Study: Covid-19 poses neurological complications

Covid-19 is more likely to cause very rare neurological conditions than vaccination with the AstraZeneca or Pfizer preventives, according to a study led by the University of Oxford in the UK. There h...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 21.07.21

Kalyan Singh in critical condition

The health condition of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh is critical and he has been put on life support, the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) said o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 20.05.21

Covid: Aerosols can travel up to 10 metres

Nasal droplets fall within 2 metres from a Covid-19 infected person and the aerosols can travel in air up to 10 metres, the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser said on Thursday, adding that pro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.03.21

Covid: elderly more prone to reinfection

While most people who have had Covid-19 are protected from catching it again for at least six months, elderly patients above 65 years of age are more prone to reinfection, says a new study published i...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Kids amid a pandemic

Set parental control on the TV, check  privacy settings on the phone, cover the computer web cam when not in use and switch to ‘SafeSearch’ on Google to block inappropriate content. ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


Entertainment  /  Published 25.12.20

Rajinikanth admitted to hospital

Superstar-turned-politician  Rajinikanth was on Friday admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad as he was suffering from severe blood pressure fluctuations, the hospital said in a statement. He...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad

Health  /  Published 10.12.20

Exercising can make you live longer

You may live longer Studies link even 5 to 10 minutes of vigorous exercise or 15 minutes of moderate exercise every day can lower the risk of death from any cause. Enhanced cognitive function Exerc...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.11.20

State sets priority testing norms

Those with comorbid conditions and/or suffering from non-communicable diseases will be tested for Covid-19 on priority in a bid to avert sudden fatalities and put a check on the rapidly rising number ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 24.11.20

Period pain? Get an ultrasound done

I am worried I might get the flu. Since it has the same symptoms as Covid-19, I am really scared. Flu is very contagious, especially during the rainy, cold season when people tend to huddle together....
By Dr Gita Mathai

Calcutta  /  Published 17.11.20

Not enough nurses for ICU beds

The ICU beds for Covid-19 patients at several private hospitals are all occupied but the authorities are unable to increase the number of such beds in the absence of enough nurses trained in critical ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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