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  • Men at 62% increased risk of Covid associated deaths: Study
    London, September 24 (IANS): New research has added to the growing body of evidence that men have a 62 per cent greater risk of Covid-19 associated death compared to women, possibly due to higher levels of inflammation. Increasing evidence suggests a gender difference in SARS-CoV-2 infe
  • Breathing problems key reason for not wearing masks: Study
    New Delhi, September 24 (IANSlife): When it came to non-compliance towards covering face, breathing problems have emerged as a key reason, with 50 percent listing it in a nationwide survey, followed by discomfort and inconvenience at 44 per cent. Around 45 percent also assume that as long
  • Fujifilm's Avigan shown to be effective in Japanese Phase-3 trial for COVID-19
    TOKYO, September 23 (Reuters) : Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Wednesday a late-stage study of its antiviral drug Avigan showed it reduced recovery times for COVID-19 patients with non-severe symptoms, boosting expectations for regulatory approval in Japan. The Phase 3 clinical study of
  • Punjab to start Covaxin's Phase-3 trials
    Chandigarh, September 22 (IANS): Punjab's three Government Medical Colleges will participate in the Phase-3 trials of Bharat Biotech Ltd's Covaxin, the first indigenously-developed vaccine candidate against coronavirus, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (
  • Study suggests dengue may provide some immunity against COVID-19
    RIO DE JANEIRO, September 22 (Reuters) - A new study that analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness may provide some level of immunity against CO



  • Shweta Tripathi stresses on mental health dialogue in unlock scenario
    Mumbai, September 24 (IANS): Actress Shweta Tripathi Sharma believes it is essential to discuss mental health as the unlock process continues all over India. "A detailed conversation around mental health must ensue during the unlock phase. Considering people are stepping out to wor
  • Hollywood star John Cusack on his interest in India, Kashmir
    New Delhi, September 23 (IANS): Hollywood star John Cusack says he got closer to knowing and understanding India during his pursuit to understand the world in a better way. The actor has been vocal about the events, or turmoils, happening in India, and addressed them through social medi
  • Raveena Tandon on B'wood drug probe: High time for clean up
    Mumbai, September 22 (IANS): As the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) intensifies its probe into the alleged Bollywood-drug nexus post Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, actress Raveena Tandon seems impressed with the move. On Tuesday, Raveena took to Twitter and demanded punishment for th
  • Meghan did not cooperate with biography, lawyers tell court
    LONDON, September 22 (Reuters) - Lawyers for Meghan, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, said on Monday a claim by a tabloid paper she is suing for invasion of privacy that the royal couple cooperated with a recent book about them was "manifestly false". Meghan, officially
  • 'New Education Policy will bring rise in demand for tailored courses'
    New Delhi, September 21 (IANSlife): The New Education Policy (NEP) has infused a new wave of optimism with the vision of strengthening the education system, branching out into varied dimensions of skill-based learning to empower the Indian youth with the new age dynamism. The policy has ar