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  • 500-bed Covid Care Centre Set Up By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    500-BED COVID CARE CENTRE SET UP

    Chief Minister a 500-bed Covid care centre, set up in record six days, at the Commonwealth Games stadium.

  • Delhi's Covid-19 Tally Up at 97,200 By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    DELHI'S COVID-19 TALLY UP AT 97,200

    Delhi witnessed 2,505 new coronavirus cases and 55 deaths, pushing Delhi's tally to 97,200 and number of fatalities to 3,004.

  • Sinovac's COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Nod for Phase-3 Trial By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    SINOVAC'S COVID-19 VACCINE GETS NOD FOR PHASE-3 TRIAL

    Sinovac, gets approval for starting the phase-3 trial of CoronaVac. In phase I and II trials, CorornaVac has demonstrated a good safety...

    Vaccination
  • Around 25K COVID-19 Cases in 24 hours Takes India Tally to Over 7.67L By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    AROUND 25K COVID-19 CASES IN 24 HOURS TAKES INDIA TALLY TO OVER 7.67L

    India recorded the highest single-day spike of over 24,879 new coronavirus cases and 487 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total...

  • Vitamin K-based Drug Helps Treat Drug-resistant Epilepsy By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    VITAMIN K-BASED DRUG HELPS TREAT DRUG-RESISTANT EPILEPSY

    Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina have formulated a vitamin K-based compound that, due to its unique structure...

    Vitamins, Drugs
  • COVID-19 Update: US Hastens Vaccines, Therapies Development By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE: US HASTENS VACCINES, THERAPIES DEVELOPMENT

    As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in US, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases announced the establishment...

    Vaccination, Allergies
  • Early Access to Pension Wealth May Improve Health By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    EARLY ACCESS TO PENSION WEALTH MAY IMPROVE HEALTH

    New study from Singapore shows that early access to pension wealth improves health status of an individual.

  • Hearing, Visual Impairments Linked to High Risk of Dementia By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    HEARING, VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS LINKED TO HIGH RISK OF DEMENTIA

    Elderly patients with both hearing and visual impairments or dual sensory impairment had a significantly higher risk for dementia.

  • Study Evaluates Effects of Child's Height On Their Risk of Obesity By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    STUDY EVALUATES EFFECTS OF CHILD'S HEIGHT ON THEIR RISK OF OBESITY

    New study examined the health records of 2.8 million children who were initially examined between 2 and 13 years of age to assess the...

    Obesity, Child
  • Heart Disease Aggravated by Overactive Immune Cells By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    HEART DISEASE AGGRAVATED BY OVERACTIVE IMMUNE CELLS

    Blood cells in aortic valve stenosis, have to squeeze through the narrow valve and thus come under intense frictional force, known...

    Stress
  • Men, Younger Adults are Physically Less Active in Lockdown By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    MEN, YOUNGER ADULTS ARE PHYSICALLY LESS ACTIVE IN LOCKDOWN

    Study finds women and older adults are most likely to meet exercise targets during lockdown.

  • Study Reveals Effects of Smartphone Usage on Parenting By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    STUDY REVEALS EFFECTS OF SMARTPHONE USAGE ON PARENTING

    Parents may worry that spending time on their smartphones has a negative impact on their relationships with their children. But, this...

  • Novel Approach to Limit Life-threatening Complications Related to COVID-19 Proposed: Study By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    NOVEL APPROACH TO LIMIT LIFE-THREATENING COMPLICATIONS RELATED TO COVID-19 PROPOSED: STUDY

    New study proposes that controlling the local and systemic inflammatory response in COVID-19 may be as significant as anti-viral and...

  • Why COVID-19 is Less Severe in Children? By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    WHY COVID-19 IS LESS SEVERE IN CHILDREN?

    The respiratory deterioration in adults infected with COVID-19 is immune-mediated and not directly related to viral replication. The...

  • TB Vaccine may Play a Significant Role in Mitigating COVID-19 Death Rates By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    TB VACCINE MAY PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN MITIGATING COVID-19 DEATH RATES

    Bacille Calmette-Guerin , a tuberculosis vaccine, may limit death rates from COVID-19, reports a new study.

    Vaccination
  • Firefighter Trainees Who Follow Mediterranean Lifestyle are at Lower Health Risks By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    FIREFIGHTER TRAINEES WHO FOLLOW MEDITERRANEAN LIFESTYLE ARE AT LOWER HEALTH RISKS

    Young firefighter recruits who follow a Mediterranean lifestyle are more likely to have good aerobic fitness and less likely to have...

    Hypertension
  • Immunotherapy Along With Drug Therapy Bolsters Cancer Treatment By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    IMMUNOTHERAPY ALONG WITH DRUG THERAPY BOLSTERS CANCER TREATMENT

    Cancer progression occurs as the tumor-producing MDM2 gene is amplified, or the MDM2 protein is over-expressed because the gene is...

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer
  • Investigators Created a Sterilizable, Alternative N95 Mask By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    INVESTIGATORS CREATED A STERILIZABLE, ALTERNATIVE N95 MASK

    Investigators develop a new, sustainable alternative to N95 respirator masks that could fit faces of different sizes and shapes, which...

    Face
  • Consume More Fruits, Vegetables and Whole Grains to Lower Diabetes Risk By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    CONSUME MORE FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND WHOLE GRAINS TO LOWER DIABETES RISK

    Wondering how to control your blood sugar levels? Consume increased amounts of fruits, vegetables and whole grains to prevent type...

    Diabetes
  • Ozone Gas is a Safe Means to Disinfect Personal Protective Equipment By Medindia Health   -   Jul 9, 2020

    OZONE GAS IS A SAFE MEANS TO DISINFECT PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

    Ozone gas, a highly reactive chemical, could provide a safe means for disinfecting certain types of personal protective equipment that...