Wednesday, 08 July 2020
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Researchers identify compounds that halt Covid-19 virus replication
In a fight against Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found several existing compounds that block replication of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) within human cells grown in the ...
Probiotics may help ease depression: Study
Probiotics that broaden the mix of helpful bacteria in the gut may help to ease depression, say researchers. ...
Study suggests common inherited genetic variant is frequent cause of deafness in adults
A common inherited genetic variant is a frequent cause of deafness in adults, meaning that many thousands of people are potentially at risk, reveals recent research....
Review suggests probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics may ease depression
Probiotics either taken alone or combined with prebiotics, may help to ease depression, suggests a review published in the journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health....
Tips to manage the seasonal flu at home
The monsoon has begun, and while it brings relief from summer heat it also brings perils of humidity. With the rain showers comes the risk of being exposed to viruses, necessitati...
New study looks at opioid use, driving outcomes among older adults
A new study looks at the relationship between opioid (medicines used for pain relief, including anaesthesia) use and driving among older adults....
Harmful microbes found on sewer pipe walls: Study
Researchers have found that the microbe-laden "biofilms" that cling to sewer walls often contain harmful, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and can withstand standard treatment to dis...
High BP pills can also reduce colorectal cancer risk
Researchers have now claimed that medications commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure may also reduce patients' colorectal cancer risk. ...
Built of face mask is key in stopping droplet spread
While analyzing the effectiveness of non-medical face masks in curbing spread of respiratory droplets that could contain viruses, researchers have found that well-fitted homemade ...
This 'human chip' may speed up screening of Covid-19 drug candidate
In a fight against novel coronavirus, researchers have developed a human cell 'membrane on a chip' that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interact wi...
Teenagers who stay up late at greater asthma risk
Dear parents, if your teenage child is not going to bed early and is hooked to screen late in night, read this carefully. ...
Study finds asthma, allergies more common in teens who stay up late
Teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer from asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep and wake earlier, according to a...
Study suggests fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition, exercise counselling
Overweight, obese men who are fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition or exercise counselling as compared to the men without children, suggests a new study published ...
Researchers find asthma does not seem to increase the severity of COVID-19
Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting COVID-19 or influence its severity, according to a team of Rutgers researchers....
Mitigate airborne spread of COVID-19, 239 scientists urge WHO
It is time to recognise and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19, says a plea to the World Health Organization (WHO) issued by 239 scientists from around the world. ...
Scientists rule out asthma as trigger for Covid-19 severity
Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting Covid-19 or affect its severity, according to new research. ...
Young children with high blood pressure more vulnerable to eye issues
According to a new study, young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, which made them more vulnerable to develop retinal...
New study suggests promising strategy to treat brain cancer patients
In breakthrough discovery with respect to the most common brain tumours diagnosed in younger adults aged 18 to 45 years, a team of investigators have uncovered a potentially promi...
Infant sleep problems linked to mental health issues in adolescents
Researchers have found that sleeping problems in early childhood may be linked to the development of certain mental health disorders in adolescence. ...
MRI scan used for heart disease can detect aggressive cancers: Study
According to recent research, the MRI imaging technique, known as T1-mapping, could offer crucial insights into the biology of childhood cancers and give an early warning of how e...
Believing in the oneness of human existence
Over 50pc affluent household 'profoundly impacted' by Covid-19
US looking at banning TikTok, other Chinese apps: Pompeo
VHP praises Gehlot govt's initiative on Vedic education
US panel to grill Bezos, Cook, Zuckerberg, Pichai on July 27
Biz travel biggest reason for passengers to travel: Vistara survey
Beauty giant notes 'definitive shift in consumer habits'
Paul Weller does not want to go back to normal life
Trump expected to refile paperwork to end DACA program
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