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Covid found to reactivate a dormant bacterial infection

The research was carried out at the Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati regarding the SARS-CoV-2 virus.As per the result of the research, it was found that the Covid causing virus may have the ...

Article about 6 days ago

Can Covid affect your brain?: Read here

Till now, we all have realized the fact that Covid 19 is extremely dangerous and affects the functioning of various body parts. Recent research shows that Coronavirus has the capacity to create severe ...

Article about 7 days ago

Why is Covid taking more lives this year?

India has been struggling with the deadly Corona Virus since last March. A total of 40,421 cases has been registered in the past 24 hours. With the decrease in the number of cases, several ...

Article about 9 days ago

Know how aerosols can damage our lungs

It is remarkably vital for all of us to keep our nose covered all the time as we know that infections, germs and bacteria travel through the air. A good mask provides protection to some extent.As per ...

Article about 15 days ago

Coronavirus and lockdown updates

As per a report from the central government, the coronavirus cases on today's date figures to 3,46,759. The country witnessed 2,677 today. Till 8 AM today, India recorded over 1.14 lakh cases in the ...

Article about 17 days ago

How does the Sputnik V works?

Dr Reddy's laboratory in Hyderabad, India, has sought the approval from Drug Controller General to use Sputnik V in India for emergency use.The Russian Direct Investment Fund partnered with Dr ...

Article about 19 days ago

Walk-in vaccination programme for media persons

In order to control the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, the Delhi government has started a walk-in-vaccination drive for the media persons. Along with the media persons, their family members will ...

Article about 23 days ago

How dangerous could Covid-19 be?

How everyone takes sicknesses, diseases, viruses, or illness may differ from person to person. Some people are inexplicably conscious about their health. What may happen to these categories of people ...

Article about 25 days ago

Here are some tips for dealing with Covid ennui

Are you an idle person? Or is it the capricious lockdowns caused by the rampant covid-19 virus that made you an idle person? Amidst the everyday battle to break through the Covid-19 pandemic, many ...

Article about 1 month ago

Know how antibodies neutralize Covid-19 infection

US researchers have found how antibodies produced in people who effectively fight off SARS-CoV-2 work to neutralize the part of the virus responsible for causing Covid-19 infection. A team of ...

Article about 2 months ago

To do this or to do that?: here comes a solution

It was in March of 2020 when the first case of Covid -19 was detected in India. Since then, it has always been a year. Since the starting of covid 19, various initiatives have been issued by the ...

Article about 3 months ago

How to beat the second wave of Covid-19?

The second wave of Covid-19, if left uncontrolled, could surpass the peak of the first wave, as the experience of other countries shows.The fact that it is raging at a time when new variants of the ...

Article about 3 months ago

Simple tips to fight itchy throat and ears

Bacteria and viruses are a part of the universe. Some bacteria are known to be beneficial for us. In the contrast, there are some viruses and bacteria which cause health problems like the common cold, ...

Article about 3 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

04 Mar 2021:- EMA starts rolling review of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.04 Mar 2021:- Set guidelines, attribute credit hours for digital CMEs: health experts to med commissions.04 Mar 2021:- ...

Article about 4 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

11 Feb 2021:- Centre mulls introducing 4-day working week in India?11 Feb 2021:- Virus testing M&A fails smell test.11 Feb 2021:- Over 70 lakh vaccinated in India.11 Feb 2021:- Maharashtra gets US FDA ...

Article about 4 months ago

Humanity has indeed triumphed against COVID 19

Yes the year has begun with a greater fervor in prayers and hope. People are pronouncing their gratitude to the Almighty (and very rightly so) for lending us the grit and intellect to devise a vaccine ...

Article about 5 months ago

So what's in store this week?

We (as a human race) have entered 2021 after beating and triumphing against a slew of odds unleashed by the pandemic in 2020. Therefore the week starts with an article that celebrates this collective ...

Article about 5 months ago

Your Friday Night Health Capsule

07 Jan 2021:- 4,400 adverse events reported in US after receiving Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.07 Jan 2021:- Be prepared to receive first supply of Covid-19 vaccine likely to be sent shortly: Centre to ...

Article about 6 months ago

Is your workplace safe enough?

Well people have gone back to their work places months ago now. 'Work from home' that was the blanket norm across the country during and immediately after lockdowns is not being followed today by a ...

Article about 6 months ago

Instead of getting confused, wait and watch!

The COVID 19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus (CoV) called severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first detected in late December 2019 in Wuhan city of ...

Article about 6 months ago

Quarantine versus isolation in COVID 19

Knowing when and how to isolate or quarantine can help stop the spread of COVID 19. However, isolation and quarantine are not the same thing. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Article about 7 months ago

Breathe easy and insulate yourself from COVID 19 too

The process that moves air in and out of our lungs is called breathing or pulmonary ventilation. Breathing exercises and ventilatory training are the fundamental interventions for the prevention of ...

Article about 7 months ago

Let's go with the flow

The upcoming chapters of India's healthcare ecosystem are laced in uncertainty. While on one hand the Prime Minister is taking stock of the preparedness in terms of vaccine roll out on the other hand ...

Article about 7 months ago

Improve your sleep hygiene with these simple tips

Many a time we find it challenging to do what really is the simplest activity for any living being: fall asleep. Though a common problem, difficulties in falling asleep can manifest into serious ...

Article about 8 months ago

It is time for school once again ...

Schools in the state shall start functioning physically from November 2. But how safe really is it to reopen schools considering repeated warnings from WHO about the winter surge of the virus. Well ...

Article about 8 months ago

Virus tests in Meghalaya are now getting expensive

Nothing is free in Meghalaya. At a time when states like Karnataka, Haryana, Orissa and Gujarat (beside others) have slashed rates for RTPCR testing; the Meghalaya Government has put a cap of Rs 3,200 ...

Article about 8 months ago

Shades that make the white coats

House of Doctors, a book authored by Dr Tripti Sharan a senior gynaecologist based in New Delhi is a riveting account of the various dynamics which characterize the academic years that precede the ...

Review about 9 months ago

Mind your mask

Facemasks are a mandatory accessory today in terms of the precautionary measures against coronavirus. Medical experts say that face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by providing a barrier to ...

Article about 9 months ago

How Positive Thinking can Boost Your immunity

There is no greater feeling than being alive and well. Being alive is a gift, but being able to live till a hundred years, requires skills and knowledge. Our minds can be our greatest enemies or best ...

Article about 9 months ago

What ails Tripura more than COVID?

There is a steep climb in the number of COVID-19 patients in Tripura. As of today, atleast another 644 people have tested positive for the virus which pushes the state's overall tally to 20,699. This ...

Article about 9 months ago

COVID 19 claims 145 lives in Assam so far

COVID-19 has claimed 141 lives in Assam so far. Assam has witnessed a total number of 58,837 confirmed cases, out of which 42,325 have been discharged and about 16,500 are active cases. The recent ...

Article about 11 months ago