Kerala faces super spread and not community spread: Chief Minister

The triple lockdown in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala was extended to another week even as the state continued to have a...

Stricter wildlife monitoring needed to avoid further pandemics: Scientists

Stating that lack of screening for disease causing organisms in the wildlife trade was a matter of concern, the Wildlife Disease Surveillance Focus Group...

Smart phones not to affect parent- child relation; study

  Parental use of smart phones was earlier considered to have negative impact on children. However, a new study has now revealed that the use...

Why children tend to be less affected with Coronavirus?

  Differences in immune function and lung physiology in children are said to be the reason why children are not affected by the coronavirus. A...

Kerala Positive; CM says situation crucial, inching towards community spread

Noting that the state was at a crucial stage of Coronavirus outbreak, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the situation was inching towards...

Kerala Positive; No let up in corona cases in Kerala  

Kerala continued to see a hike in rate of infection and the number of people infected through contact with 339 people new active cases...

India to play major role in Global revival: Modi  

With the world shattered under coronavirus, India’s prime Minister said that India would play a leading role in the global revival. “This is closely linked...

Beware late sleeping in Children, they could end up asthmatic

If your children are hooked to the Television and not going to sleep early, then it is a matter of worry. A new study...

UAE screens 37%, India tests just 0.77% of population for Covid-19

India, ranked third in the world with over 7.69 lakhs of Covid-19 cases, has still a lower death rate and infection rate than many...

Animal based proteins are better than plant based; Study

When building muscles, animal based proteins are better than plant based proteins, revealed a new study. The study was published recently at Physiological Society’s Future...

World to become warmer; WMO  

The world temperature will continue to warm over the next five years and may even rise to more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial...

Older people can have a healthy heart with Statin

People who are 75 years and older and free from heart ailments could take cholesterol lowering statin to keep their heart going, according to...

AIIMS extend tele-consultancy service for effective management of Covid  

Aimed at providing expert guidance and knowledge support to doctors manning ICUs in State hospitals as part of Coronavirus treatment, a group of specialist...

Mental health status quo should move away from ‘outdated approach

Exaggerated benefits of psychotropic medications have led to an overuse of medicalization and institutionalisation, according to a UN envoy. UN Special Rapporteur Dainius Pūras said...

Covid 19 may lead to brain damage; Study

A new study has revealed that coronavirus could cause severe neurological complications such as inflammation, delirium and psychosis. The researchers at the University College London...

Hunger, undernutrition costs productivity loss of 850 billion dollars; Study  

Hunger, obesity and poor nutrition, which are said to be the a health burden in developing countries, also comes up with a hidden economic...

China, not India or even US, may first launch coronavirus...

Despite India’s claim to roll out the first vaccine for coronavirus by August 15, China may in fact launch the much-awaited shot, if the...

Short walk on beaches, river and lake side boost mental health

Walking is considered healthy for the body and the mind. Now a new study has found that short frequent walks near beaches, rivers and...

Evidence emerging on airborne spread of coronavirus: WHO

After hundreds of scientists wrote to the World Health Organisation (WHO) about the airborne spread of coronavirus, the world body has admitted that the...

UN wants world to be vigilant against new emerging forms of...

Pointing out that it was too early to fully assess the implications of coronavirus pandemic on terrorism, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gueterres highlighted the...