A new study has found that COVID-19 patients who are overweight or obese are more likely to develop a more severe infection than patients of healthy weight, and they require oxygen and invasive mechanical ventilation more often.
Maintenance of good oral health is more important than the use of antibiotics in dental procedures for some heart patients to prevent a heart infection caused by bacteria around the teeth, according to a new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement published in the association’s flagship journal, Circulation.
In a major achievement, nearly 30 lakh vaccine doses were administered on Day 1 of ‘Tika Utsav’, pushing the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country to cross 10.45 crore, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.
The findings of a recent study by a University of Cincinnati toxicologist suggests that finding an ‘eliciting dose’ may help those who suffer mild or moderate allergic reactions to peanut.
The Karnataka Police on Tuesday arrested film producer Shankaregowda in Bengaluru for his alleged involvement in the ongoing Govindapura Police Station drug case.
According to the police, the arrest was made based on the basis of findings during the investigation and evidence collected so far.
According to a new study, hearing loss and other auditory problems are strongly associated with COVID-19.
The findings of the study were published in the International Journal of Audiology
Moderna has begun testing its COVID-19 vaccine on children and infants between the ages of six months and 12 years old in a study, as the pharmaceutical company seeks to expand approval for its vaccine to children, the company said on Tuesday.
The Rajya Sabha has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 on 16th March 2021. The Bill was approved in Lok Sabha on 17th March 2020.
Exercising during pregnancy may let women significantly reduce their children’s chances of developing diabetes and other metabolic diseases later in life, new research suggests.
A study with lab mice has found that exercise during pregnancy prevented the transmission of metabolic diseases from an obese parent — either mother or father — to child.
Addressal of the stigma associated with COVID-19 and resulting discrimination faced by patients as well as healthcare workers involved in COVID-19 related activities is a major theme of the COVID-19 communication strategy adopted by the Government of India