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Immunity
India  /  Published 29.07.20

57% of Mumbai slum population has antibodies: Study

A sero-surveillance study done in Mumbai has revealed that 57 per cent of slum population and 16 per cent of non-slum residents in three civic wards had developed antibodies, indicating many people wo...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 25.07.20

Covid: some cities may be closer to herd immuntiy

India’s Covid-19 outbreak remains a long way from the threshold at which the natural spread of the virus itself suppresses the epidemic, health researchers have cautioned amid signals that some ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.06.20

Lemongrass tea hope for immunity

Tests conducted by IIT Guwahati have found that tea produced from ornamental lemongrass possessed antiviral and immune booster properties. Dr Sachin Kumar of the department of biosciences and bioengin...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

World  /  Published 28.06.20

Virus depletes key immune cells like HIV

At the beginning of the pandemic, the coronavirus looked to be another respiratory illness. But the virus has turned out to affect not just the lungs, but the kidneys, the heart and the circulatory sy...
By Gina Kolata in New York

Health  /  Published 02.04.20

As summer arrives, focus should be on vitamin A and immunity

The present scenario is making us consider health-related issues far more seriously than ever before. The age-old Indian system of Ayurveda has always advocated maintaining one’s health. This can be...
By Shikha Prakash in

Style  /  Published 13.05.20

The uses of anxiety

Of course you are worried. You are anxious. It is the most natural reaction to a global pandemic that is spreading around you. But some believe that this anxiety, too, can be useful. An article on ww...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 30.04.20

Tips to boost your immunity

On the whole our immune system does a great job of defending us against disease-causing microorganisms but sometimes it fails and we get sick when a germ invades successfully. With the ongoing pandemi...
By Smita Tripathi in

Health  /  Published 26.03.20

The corona immunity question

As the number of people infected with the coronavirus surpasses 450,000 worldwide, and more than one billion are locked in their homes, scientists are wrestling with one of the most pressing questions...
By Apoorva Mandavilli/New York Times News Service in New York

Health  /  Published 17.03.20

Fitness boosts your immune system

Does exercise help or hinder our bodies’ ability to fight off infections? In the context of the novel coronavirus outbreak, that question has gained urgency and, thanks to research, emergent answers...
By Gretchen Reynolds/New York Times News Service in

World  /  Published 26.03.20

Can you become immune to the coronavirus?

As the number of people infected with the coronavirus surpasses 450,000 worldwide, and more than 1 billion are locked in their homes, scientists are wrestling with one of the most pressing questions o...
By Apoorva Mandavilli/NYTNS in


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