Examining how the COVID-19 has impacted different countries, researchers have found that Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB), could be a potential new tool in the fight against the disease.
Nearly two-thirds of infants and almost all toddlers consume added sugars in their average daily diets; primarily in the form of flavoured yogurts and fruit drinks, a study has found.
Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have revealed that strict and early isolation and other preventative mandates may be really effective in minimising the spread and impact of a disease outbreak.
Johns Hopkins University tweeted on Saturday late night clarifying that the study was done by a faculty of JHU and states that the use of strong scientific modeling based on available data and clear assumptions to help inform the COVID-19 response in India.
Acknowledging that currently social distancing remains the best defence against nCov infections, the UoH stated that vaccination will take some time as further work is needed on the candidate epitopes.
The NII, headquartered in New Delhi, at present functions as an autonomous body under the aegis of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and in close coordination with World Health Organisation (WHO).
The World Health Organisation has stressed upon testing during the novel coronavirus outbreak across the world. The Indian government claims raising the capacity of testing for COVID-19 on a regular basis.
Canadian researchers are developing a DNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and has currently infected nearly 5,00,000 people worldwide and crippled the global economy.
While several theories circulate on social media about new coronavirus (COVID-19) being a lab-designed bio-weapon, researchers have developed a tool that can assess if a disease outbreak is of unnatural origin or not.
A team of local doctors led by Talib Khan, an anaesthetist, has devised a technique by which the life support system, commonly known as the ventilator, can support four instead of one critical patient in hours of crisis.
'We already know an increase in resting heart rate means an increased risk to cardiovascular health,' said Indian-origin researcher and study lead author Nitesh Chawla from at the University of Notre Dame in the US.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), warned young people that they were 'not invincible' against the coronavirus pandemic.
'This was a nonstop 90-hour effort by the phenomenal team in the GEM lab to develop this test, but we all felt a commitment to our community to make this test available here,' he added.
To successfully tackle any condition all efforts need to be on every holistic level--mind body and soul. With fears of coronavirus rising, anxiety is a natural side effect. But we can beat it. Pinky Daga, CEO, Thriive Art & Soul shares few are tips:
Parental diet is a crucial factor in the future metabolic health of the offspring, say researchers, adding that when parents eat low-protein or high-fat diets it can lead to metabolic disorders in their adult offspring.
Having a properly-functioning immune system is essential for a healthy life. Mostly, our immune systems manage to fight the disease-causing microbes but external forces like superfoods can help boost them.
Juggling family and career leaves many adults with little time to worry about their hearts. Know your family history. Having a related family member with heart disease increases your risk as well.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has observed that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads less efficiently than the influenza or flu virus. However, the WHO also noted that the illness caused by COVID-19 is more severe than that of the flu.
The over two-week-long quarantine on cruise ship Diamond Princess resulted in more passengers getting infected by the virus than if they would have disembarked immediately, says a study.
With the legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes in many states in the US, medical professionals are studying its use in treating a number of chronic health conditions.
Is the appraisal time stressing you out? Are you trying hard to balance their personal and professional life? The piling up of deadlines and the zeal to excel at work has brought in extreme work load on their shoulders.
Sexual hygiene is important for both partners. Sushma Tomar, Infertility Specialist and Endoscopic Surgeon, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan tells you what can be done to maintain optimum sexual health without being obsessive about it.
Mapping this part, called the spike protein, is an essential step so researchers around the world can develop vaccines and antiviral drugs to combat the virus, said the study published in the journal Science.
Age is just a number. The same is what should be kept in mind when it comes to fitness. For people above the age of 50 even a small amount of exercise daily can have many health benefits.