India  /  Published 28.08.21

Delta variant doubles hospitalisation risk, indicates large UK study

The delta coronavirus variant that was first detected in India and has spread across the world doubles the risk of hospitalisation compared with the alpha variant, UK researchers said on Friday after ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 03.08.21

Covid: Rise in heart attacks

The risk of heart attack and stroke is increased three-fold in the first two weeks following Covid-19, according to a study published in The Lancet journal. The study compared the occurrence of acute...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New York

World  /  Published 26.07.21

Covid impacts brain: Study

A severe coronavirus infection, involving hospitalisation and ventilator support, has a substantial impact on a recovered patient's intelligence as part of wider "Long-Covid" symptoms, a...
By Aditi Khanna in London

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Dual challenge for India's healthcare system

Exclusion is not uncommon in India’s healthcare system. Worryingly, this kind of exclusion has been exacerbated by the pandemic. A pertinent example to illustrate this point would be the slowing...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 29.06.21

Covid: China vaccine effective and safe for children

Two doses of the China-made Covid-19 vaccine, CoronaVac, are safe and produce a strong antibody response among children and adolescents aged 3-17 years, according to a study published in The Lancet In...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Beijing


World  /  Published 04.06.21

Pfizer less effective against Delta strain

People fully vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are likely to have more than five times lower levels of neutralising antibodies against the Delta variant first identified in India compared to...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

Science Tech  /  Published 15.02.21

Linguistic markers can predict Alzeimer’s

Is it possible to predict who will develop Alzheimer’s disease simply by looking at writing patterns years before there are symptoms? According to a new study by IBM researchers, the answer is ...
By Gina Kolata

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Record spike of 9,851 cases in 24 hrs, tally now 2,26,770

Elderly man commits suicide over fear of contracting virusThe fear of contracting Covid-19 infection allegedly led a 65-year-old man to commit suicide in Maharashtra's Beed district, police said on Fr...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.19

Virat Kohli has made Indians extremely proud

Sir — By being named the Test Cricketer of the Year, ODI Cricketer of the Year and the Cricketer of the Year by the International Cricket Council, the captain of the Indian men’s cricket team, Vir...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 17.01.19

Go easy on potatoes, not proteins, international panel says

An international panel has released the first scientific targets for healthy diets worldwide through sustainable food production that will require Indians to increase their protein consumption and cur...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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