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COVID-19 Gives New Challenges for Patients With Gaucher

COVID-19 GIVES NEW CHALLENGES FOR PATIENTS WITH GAUCHER

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new normal the world over and has thrown up challenges of varying magnitude, especially for...

COVID-19 In Andhra: 2901 More Cases, Tally Reaches 8.1 Lakh

COVID-19 IN ANDHRA: 2901 MORE CASES, TALLY REACHES 8.1 LAKH

Andhra Pradesh has registered 2,901 new COVID positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.1 lakh, even as 4,352 more patients...

 
 
 
Young Smokers are Thrice Likely to Die Prematurely

YOUNG SMOKERS ARE THRICE LIKELY TO DIE PREMATURELY

Current smokers faced nearly three times the risk of premature death from heart disease than people who never smoked, with the risk...

Majority Of COVID-19 Patients Have Vitamin D Deficiency

MAJORITY OF COVID-19 PATIENTS HAVE VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

Vitamin D deficiency was more prevalent in men and in 80 percent of COVID-19 affected patients.

 
 
 
Watching Films on TV and Phone: The Perfect Lockdown Combo

WATCHING FILMS ON TV AND PHONE: THE PERFECT LOCKDOWN COMBO

With India under lockdown and cinema halls shut down, it was the small screen that brought people closer to the experience of watching...

COVID-19 In India: Numbers Touching 80L But Daily Spike Dips

COVID-19 IN INDIA: NUMBERS TOUCHING 80L BUT DAILY SPIKE DIPS

With a fresh spike of 43,893 coronavirus infections and 508 deaths in 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally stood at 79,90,322.

 
 
 
Immunity to COVID-19 Decreases With Time

IMMUNITY TO COVID-19 DECREASES WITH TIME

Researchers in the UK have found that antibodies against COVID-19 declined rapidly in the hundreds of thousands of people across England.

Stress in Early Life may Influence Early Puberty Onset in Girls

STRESS IN EARLY LIFE MAY INFLUENCE EARLY PUBERTY ONSET IN GIRLS

Girls who do not reside with both parents from birth to age two are at higher risk of starting puberty at a younger age compared to...

 
 
 
High Vitamin A, E, and D Intake Linked to Fewer Respiratory Complaints in Adults

HIGH VITAMIN A, E, AND D INTAKE LINKED TO FEWER RESPIRATORY COMPLAINTS IN ADULTS

High intake of vitamin A, E, and D may be linked to fewer respiratory complaints in adults, finds a new survey.

Reduced Flexible Behavior in Autistic People is Driven by Less Optimal Learning

REDUCED FLEXIBLE BEHAVIOR IN AUTISTIC PEOPLE IS DRIVEN BY LESS OPTIMAL LEARNING

Autism spectrum disorder individuals show decreased flexible behavior on a probabilistic reversal learning task, underpinned by less...

 
 
 
New Cell Discovery may Treat Incurable Neurological Disease

NEW CELL DISCOVERY MAY TREAT INCURABLE NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE

Novel immune cells discovered may hold the key to treating incurable neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain...

Air Pollution Raises COVID-19 Deaths by 15% Worldwide

AIR POLLUTION RAISES COVID-19 DEATHS BY 15% WORLDWIDE

Long-term exposure to air pollution has been associated with an increased risk of deaths from COVID-19, according to a new study.

 
 
 
New Heart-breast Cancer-on-a-chip can Monitor Chemotherapy 8208;induced Cardiotoxicity

NEW HEART-BREAST CANCER-ON-A-CHIP CAN MONITOR CHEMOTHERAPY 8208;INDUCED CARDIOTOXICITY

Novel heart-breast cancer-on-a-chip monitoring system can measure the cardiac toxicity arising from breast cancer chemotherapy, reports...

New Research Finds If Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Respond to Treatment

NEW RESEARCH FINDS IF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS RESPOND TO TREATMENT

Potential novel biomarkers helps in predicting the patient responsiveness to disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs , according to...

 
 
 
Diet Drinks Could be Just as Bad for Your Heart as the Full-sugar Versions

DIET DRINKS COULD BE JUST AS BAD FOR YOUR HEART AS THE FULL-SUGAR VERSIONS

Artificially sweetened drinks such as soft drinks, diet sodas, juice, or coffees are linked to the same risks for heart health as their...

Vaccination Surveillance Helps Avoid Measles Outbreaks

VACCINATION SURVEILLANCE HELPS AVOID MEASLES OUTBREAKS

Health surveillance systems report vaccination coverage at the county and state level, obscuring fine-scale clustering and susceptibility...

 
 
 
Postpartum Depression Remains Three Years Post-delivery

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION REMAINS THREE YEARS POST-DELIVERY

NIH study suggests women with mood disorders, gestational diabetes may have a higher risk of postpartum depression.

High Fat Diets Could Prevent, Reverse Heart Failure

HIGH FAT DIETS COULD PREVENT, REVERSE HEART FAILURE

High fat or "ketogenic" diets could completely prevent, or even reverse heart failure caused by a metabolic process, according to the...

 
 
 
Green Spaces Could Influence Kids' BMI

GREEN SPACES COULD INFLUENCE KIDS' BMI

Higher air pollution levels exposure and greater population density during the early months of life may be linked to increased children's...

Hard Physical Work Significantly Increases Dementia Risk

HARD PHYSICAL WORK SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASES DEMENTIA RISK

People with high occupational physical activity are more likely to develop dementia later in life than people doing sedentary jobs,...

 
 
 



Immunity to COVID-19 Decreases With Time

Immunity to COVID-19 Decreases With Time

Researchers in the UK have found that antibodies against COVID-19 declined rapidly in the hundreds of thousands of people across England. Read more ...

COVID-19 Gives New Challenges for Patients With Gaucher

COVID-19 Gives New Challenges for Patients With Gaucher

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new normal the world over and has thrown up challenges of varying magnitude, especially for the patients with rare disorders. Read more ...

COVID-19 In India: Numbers Touching 80L But Daily Spike Dips

COVID-19 In India: Numbers Touching 80L But Daily Spike Dips

With a fresh spike of 43,893 coronavirus infections and 508 deaths in 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally stood at 79,90,322. Read more ...

PM under new pressure for second lockdown: SAGE scientists predict second...

PM under new pressure for second lockdown: SAGE scientists predict second wave 'deadlier than first'

SAGE scientists including chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance are pushing for stricter lockdown rules that apply nationwide and argue that the country will have to be put... Read more ...

Confident in confirmation: GOP senators confirm Judge Barrett in Oct. 26...

Confident in confirmation: GOP senators confirm Judge Barrett in Oct. 26 final vote

The Senate voted on Oct. 26 to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to the Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed the... Read more ...

Psoriasis Meds Don't Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19

Psoriasis Meds Don't Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19

Moderate-to-severe cases of psoriasis are treated with drugs that suppress the immune system. This analysis of the international PsoProtect registry found that more than 90% of... Read more ...

Track COVID-19 Superspreader Clusters and Events

Track COVID-19 Superspreader Clusters and Events

From meat processing plants to dinner parties, from child care facilities to nursing homes, superspreader events appear to be driving renewed COVID-19 pandemic surges. A... Read more ...

Loss of Smell More Common in COVID-19 Than Thought

Loss of Smell More Common in COVID-19 Than Thought

In fact, about 77% of COVID-19 patients who were directly measured had smell loss, but only 44% said they did, researchers found. Read more ...

What Will Barrett's SCOTUS Ascension Mean for Healthcare?

What Will Barrett's SCOTUS Ascension Mean for Healthcare?

WASHINGTON - Sure, Amy Coney Barrett's ascension to the Supreme Court will have a big effect on how healthcare cases at the court are decided. But it will also affect something... Read more ...

Facebook, Twitter and Big Tech make their money in China

Facebook, Twitter and Big Tech make their money in China

Last year, Amazon was forced to shut down its marketplace business in the People's Republic of China. Amazon's defeat followed that of a long line of Big Tech players who had... Read more ...