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  • Undocumented cases fuelling fast spread of COVID-19: Study
    Undocumented cases fuelling fast spread of COVID-19: Study
    New York, March 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that undetected cases, many of which were likely not severely symptomatic, were largely responsible for the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China. The study, published in…
  • COVID-19 and the new coronavirus: Fact versus fiction
    COVID-19 and the new coronavirus: Fact versus fiction
    A man, dressed in protective gear rests in the middle of the border crossing highway between Germany and Poland in Frankfurt/Oder, Germany on March 17. (REUTERS Photo)   LONDON, March 17 (Reuters): Social media is awash with myths about how people…
  • Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge
    Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge
    School children attend an awareness course about coronavirus at their classroom in Haliouri village, near Matam, Senegal on March 6, 2020. (REUTERS File Photo)   YAOUNDE/DAKAR, March 17 (Reuters): When a passenger arriving from Brussels at…
  • Kids who do not sleep enough may face mental health issues
    Kids who do not sleep enough may face mental health issues
    London, March 17 (IANS) Is your child getting enough sleep? If not, read this carefully. Researchers have found that children who get the least sleep have the greatest risk of developing mental health issues. "If we make sure our children get…
  • Boost your immunity with turmeric
    Boost your immunity with turmeric
    New Delhi, March 17 (IANSlife) Health is the biggest wealth in everyone's life, even more so during the present unforeseen times when we are grappling with the deadly Coronavirus attack. "Immunity" is the body's natural defence against disease-…
  • Eat healthy instead of taking vitamin capsules to prevent COVID-19
    Eat healthy instead of taking vitamin capsules to prevent COVID-19
    New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) As a preventive measure against novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which has infected 126 people and killed three individuals in India, health experts here advised that people should eat healthy food to keep immunity intact.…
  • Low-dose aspirin may reduce liver cancer risk
    Low-dose aspirin may reduce liver cancer risk
    New York, March 13 (IANS) Among adults at high risk of liver cancer, those who took low-dose aspirin were less likely to develop the disease or to die from liver-related causes, researchers have found. "Rates of liver cancer and of mortality from…
  • WHO officials rethink epidemic messaging amid pandemic debate
    WHO officials rethink epidemic messaging amid pandemic debate
    Medical workers in protective suits disinfect an intensive care unit (ICU) ward of Union Jiangbei Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hubei province, China on March 12. (REUTERS Photo)   LONDON, March 13 (Reuters):…
  • COVID-19: Keeping your fitness game on
    COVID-19: Keeping your fitness game on
    New Delhi, March 13 (IANSlife) While you were busy binging during the winter festival months, you didn't quite account for the coronavirus outbreak and how it would dampen your fitness plans. Read more to know further on how to combat the unforeseen…
  • Relieve stress in sleep
    Relieve stress in sleep
    By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe    New Delhi, March 13 (IANSlife) When everything is available in just a few smartphones swipes away in modern times, naturally induced sleep is a boon. Poor sleeping habits have further aggravated the issue of disturbed…
  • Children with Chronic Kidney Disease: Tips for Parents
    Children with Chronic Kidney Disease: Tips for Parents
    New Delhi, March 13 (IANSlife) Chronic Kidney Disease brings along frequent doctor visits, required change of diet, treatment, lifestyle modification which can be difficult for any patient; if it is a child, it can be all the more gruelling. Having…
  • How important it is to know your kidney's health
    How important it is to know your kidney's health
    By Dr Partha Pradeep Shetty    New Delhi, March 13 (IANSlife) Kidney disease is a major healthcare burden in both the developing and the developed world with a global prevalence of approximately 850 million people worldwide. The modifiable risk…
  • World Kidney Day: How to control diabetes while on dialysis
    World Kidney Day: How to control diabetes while on dialysis
    New Delhi, March 12 (IANSlife) World Kidney Day is observed on March 12 every year and the theme for this year is "Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere", which aims at preventing, detection and equitable access to care. Lalit Kumar Agarwal,…
  • Healthy lifestyle reduces risk of disease, mortality
    Healthy lifestyle reduces risk of disease, mortality
    New York, March 12 (IANS) The longer you lead a healthy lifestyle during midlife, the less likely you are to develop certain diseases in later life, according to a new study. The more time a person doesn't smoke, eats healthy, exercises regularly,…
  • COVID-19
    COVID-19: WHO's advice for the public - Myth busters
    World Health Organisation    Myth 1: COVID-19 virus CANNOT be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates Fact:  COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS,…
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