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St Vincent’s Hospital: Tuberculosis cluster identified in Sydney

A cluster of tuberculosis cases has been identified at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney. Five cases of TB have been discovered during whole genome sequencing,...

Vitamin D may help prevent colitis during anti-cancer therapy

Taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent a common side effect in colitis during the anti-cancer therapy, report researchers. Previous studies have found that vitamin...

Yoga apps at home to stay fit during lockdown

In the social distancing times when group yoga in the neighbourhood park would not be a great idea on the International Yoga Day, here...

Pregnancy and Childbirth during COVID-19

Pregnancy and childbirth is the most interesting phase in a woman’s life in normal circumstances. In the current uncertain times and health threats the...

Want to lose weight? Don’t eat dinner right before bed

Aiming to lose weight around your waist? Read on. According to the researchers, eating dinner late at night can lead to high blood sugar...

Tips to disinfect your clothes

Germs are everywhere - on the surfaces, in the air and around us. Every time people cough, sneeze, shake hands, touch or spit, the likelihood...

4 factors that can help fight upcoming flu season, Coronavirus together

As flu season inches closer, scientists have outlined best defense against influenza from getting it worse, which may also protect against the deadly coronavirus. Dr...

‘Coronavirus may remain active in high 40s Celsius for 6-12 hours’

Temperatures in the high 40s Celsius (as in India these days) would not make much difference to the coronavirus. It may still be active...

Dairy-rich diet lowers diabetes, high blood pressure risk

Eating at least two daily servings of dairy-rich diet is linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as the...

56.2% males took up child-care duties amid lockdown

Amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, 56.2 per cent of males have taken up child-care duties against 50.8 per...

New study to explore long-term mental health effects of COVID-19

A global team led University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney aims to track the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the mental health of...

India to grow ‘completely indigenous’ Covid antibody as ICMR accomplices with Bharat Biotech

India Saturday formally entered the race to build up a Covid-19 antibody. The Indian Council Medical Research (ICMR) declared a tie-up with the Bharat...

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