Category Archives: Health

Six months since lockdown: Strides in testing, vaccine devt but COVID crisis far from over, say scientists

Number of cases could start coming down in the next month or two as India approaches some sense of population immunity From 500 cases to 57 lakh. Six months after a nationwide lockdown, COVID-19 is spreading fast across the length and breadth of India with more testing and developments on the vaccine front but no […]

Pigi caters to Ayurvedic supplements sector with Greenscience Naturals!

Ayurveda is the hidden treasure of our country, a heritage that has innumerable benefits for our mind, body and soul. Ayurveda is essentially the perfect blend of science with the art of healthy living. Its extensive healing attributes work like magic on many diseases by filling in the deficiencies naturally and enhancing the level of […]

Covid-19 patients may have higher risk of kidney damage: Study

IANS | 1 day ago New York, Sep 23 : Researchers have found that many hospitalised patients with Covid-19 may face an increased risk for kidney damage or acute kidney injury (AKI), a dreaded complication for those suffering from infection. The study, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, revealed that Covid-19 […]

The #UnhookTheBra Challenge raises awareness about breast cancer

Five “breast cancer winners” from Delhi-NCR put out a foot-tapping message about doing a breast self-exam and early detection, to reiterate that breast cancer is curable “If you tell someone this is a video about cancer, most people won’t want to watch it,” says Neeti Leekha Chhabra, from Delhi. It is the reason they decided […]

Achieving COVID-19 herd immunity an impractical public health strategy: Study

Achieving herd immunity to COVID-19 is an impractical public health strategy, said researchers, adding that, immunity is not perfect, and achieving it through widespread exposure is very unlikely. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, investigated the suppression and mitigation approaches for controlling the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus […]

India maintains record COVID-19 recovery, number of cured patients surpass fresh cases for fifth day

New recoveries in the country have exceeded the new COVID-19 cases for the fifth consecutive day, said Union Health Ministry on Wednesday. As per the data of the Ministry, on September 19, India recorded 93,337 new COVID-19 cases and 95,880 recoveries, on September 20, the country reported 92,605 new cases and 94,612 recoveries, on September […]

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