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  • High blood pressure patients more likely to die from Covid-19: Study
    Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Patients with raised blood pressure have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus (Covid-19) compared to patients without high blood pressure, warn researchers.   In addition, the study, published in the European Heart Journal, found that pa
  • Air pollution can pose serious threat to brain health: Study
    New York, June 5 (IANS) Although the impact of inhaling polluted air on the lungs is well known, now the researchers have revealed that it can pose a serious threat to brain health as well.   The study, published in the journal Chemical & Engineering News, details how resear
  • Covid-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity globally: Study
    New York, June 4 (IANS) Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, warn researchers.   "The tragic Covid-19 pandemic has collateral effects extending beyond dire
  • 'Covid-19 vac not possible soon'
    BY SUMIT SAXENA New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) It is not possible to develop a vaccine for Covid-19 soon, as the RNA virus changes very quickly and this makes it difficult to create a good vaccine, says Claudio Colosio Unimi Professor, Department of Health Sciences University of Milan, Italy.
  • Antiepileptic drugs linked to high death risk in Alzheimer's patients
    London, June 4 (IANS) Researchers have claimed that the use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with a higher risk of death among people with Alzheimer's disease.   Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the main type of treatment for most people with epilepsy that aims to stop se

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  • 7 simple habits to make this planet a greener place
    New Delhi, June 5 (IANSlife) The environment is undoubtedly at the core of our living and its degradation may affect the health of the entire eco-systems. Climate change is a proven fact. The impact of extreme weather patterns, rising sea levels, deforestation, etc. are among the most seri
  • Manushi Chillar roped in as Adidas brand ambassador
    New Delhi, June 5 (IANSlife) The winner of Miss World 2017 and Bollywood debutant Manushi Chhillar has been roped in by fitness and sportswear brand Adidas as its female brand ambassador.   Manushi's association with the brand is her first global brand endorsement deal. &
  • Cash reward for constable who ran along moving train with milk for infant
    New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Elated by the heroic act of a Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable who provided milk for an infant in a moving train, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday announced a reward for the force personnel.   Goyal took to Twitter and wrote, "
  • Useful tips for elderly living with retinal diseases
    New Delhi, June 4 (IANSlife) Over two months with a stay-at-home mandate, elderly people living with vision disabilities are among the ones struggling the most. Coupled with this is the looming fear of losing their vision if their treatment is delayed.   Most of them are either
  • Sonakshi Sinha reveals her post-lockdown wishlist
    Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is looking forward to meeting and partying with friends once the lockdown ends.   Asked what's the one thing she wants to do once lockdown ends, Sonakshi told IANS: "I just want to party with all my friends and then get back