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Covid-19 May Increase Risk Of Parkinson’s Disease, Finds Study

Covid-19 May Increase Risk Of Parkinson’s Disease, Finds Study

The increased sensitivity after Covid-19 infection was similar to what was seen in the influenza study, suggesting that both viruses could induce an equivalent increase in risk for developing Parkinson's, research has found.

23 May 2022
How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

Super eruptions in Australian volcanos around 252-56 million years ago led to catastrophe that killed 85% of all species at the time.

13 May 2022

Scientists Continue Their Research Amid War In Ukraine, Term It Their Resistance Against Russia

Ukraine war: Ukrainian scholars are appealing to international scientific bodies for assistance — including remote work opportunities and access to journals,...

Study Suggests Omicron May Be As Severe As Previous Covid-19 Variants, Here Is All You Need To Know

Study Suggests Omicron May Be As Severe As Previous Covid-19 Variants, Here Is All You Need To Know

Study says that Omicron caused fewer hospitalisations and deaths only because of high vaccination and better treatments by the time it emerged.

06 May 2022

How Other Viral Infections And Genetic Mutations Can Make You Naturally Immune To Covid-19

Scientists say that immunity from earlier infections of other viruses can make you immune against Covid-19.

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25 April 2022
Are Vaccinated People At Risk From The Unvaccinated? What We Know

Are Vaccinated People At Risk From The Unvaccinated? What We Know

The new study shows that the choice to not get vaccinated doesn't just affect the unvaccinated but also those around them who have had vaccines.


23 April 2022
Screen, Treat With Iron-Folic Acid Approach Efficacious In Reducing Prevalence Of Anaemia: Study

Screen, Treat With Iron-Folic Acid Approach Efficacious In Reducing Prevalence Of Anaemia: Study

"Anaemia remains a public health problem in India, particularly among women," said Dr Raghu Pullakhandham, a senior scientist at the National Institute of...


21 April 2022
Women With 'Long COVID' Have More Symptoms Than Men: Study

Women With 'Long COVID' Have More Symptoms Than Men: Study

Long-COVID-syndrome is defined as persistent symptoms extending beyond 12 weeks after the initial symptoms of acute infection.


16 April 2022
How Sewage Water Testing Helps In Understanding COVID-19 Trajectory, Gives New Insights

How Sewage Water Testing Helps In Understanding COVID-19 Trajectory, Gives New Insights

A study by NIV Pune found that people shed virus in faeces for many days after testing negative, creating a risk of transmission through faecal contact.


07 April 2022
Growing Up In A City Can Harm Your Spatial Skills – New Research

Growing Up In A City Can Harm Your Spatial Skills – New Research

According to the new research, the cities designed to ease navigation can in turn lower the spatial skill of those who grow up in them.


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17 March 2022
Transmission Of COVID-19 Infection From Mother To Baby Rare: BMJ Study

Transmission Of COVID-19 Infection From Mother To Baby Rare: BMJ Study

The researchers found that less than two per cent of babies born to mothers with SARS-CoV-2 infection also test positive for the virus.


16 March 2022
Omicron Infection Linked With Common Respiratory Illness In Children: Study

Omicron Infection Linked With Common Respiratory Illness In Children: Study

The illness is marked by a distinctive barking cough and sometimes noisy, high-pitched intakes of breath known as stridor.


07 March 2022
People With Heart Defects May Be At Higher Risk For Severe Covid: Study

People With Heart Defects May Be At Higher Risk For Severe Covid: Study

The research, published in the journal Circulation, found that people with a congenital heart defect who contracted COVID-19 were also more likely to require...


02 March 2022
How 'Short-Lived Mutational Bursts' Enable New Covid-19 Variants To Emerge

How 'Short-Lived Mutational Bursts' Enable New Covid-19 Variants To Emerge

New research finds that the virus undergoes ‘short-lived mutational bursts’, meaning that the virus mutates rapidly and extraordinarily every now and then...


02 March 2022
What Is Cerebral Palsy Disorder That Satya Nadella's Late Son Was Born With

What Is Cerebral Palsy Disorder That Satya Nadella's Late Son Was Born With

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son, who was born with Cerebral Palsy, died at the age of 26, after suffering from a rare congenital disorder. While Cerebral...


24 February 2022
Air Pollution May Increase Risk Of ADHD In Children: Study

Air Pollution May Increase Risk Of ADHD In Children: Study

The researchers led by Matilda van den Bosch, from Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), used data from 37,000 children in Vancouver, Canada.


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23 February 2022
Study Finds Limited Efficacy Of COVID-19 Vaccines Against Omicron

Study Finds Limited Efficacy Of COVID-19 Vaccines Against Omicron

The research, recently published in the journal Allergy, found that only individuals vaccinated with a third or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine form...


23 February 2022
Reinfection With Different Subtypes Of Omicron Possible, Study Finds

Reinfection With Different Subtypes Of Omicron Possible, Study Finds

The researchers found 67 cases in which the same individual had become infected twice at a 20-60-day interval, and where both infections were due to Omicron...


14 December 2021
Delhi University Looking To Set Up Nanomedical Institute

Delhi University Looking To Set Up Nanomedical Institute

According to the documents sent to EC members, INMS will be mission-driven and bring together researchers in medicine, computation, biology and chemistry from...


13 September 2021
UK Tests Revolutionary 'Quick And Simple' Blood Test For Detecting Early Stage Cancers

UK Tests Revolutionary 'Quick And Simple' Blood Test For Detecting Early Stage Cancers

The Galleri™ test, pioneered by healthcare company GRAIL is a revolutionary step towards diagnosing cancer. Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) on...


10 September 2021
PM Modi Used Twitter To Woo Urban Voters, Tweet About Nationalism: US Study

PM Modi Used Twitter To Woo Urban Voters, Tweet About Nationalism: US Study

The research published in the US talks about how Twitter was used by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi during the 74-day campaigning in 2019 Lok Sabha elections....


09 September 2021
'Long COVID': Can Children Experience Symptoms Even After Recovery?

'Long COVID': Can Children Experience Symptoms Even After Recovery?

Yes, but studies indicate that they're less likely than adults to be affected by symptoms that persist, recur or begin a month or more after infection.


14 July 2021
How Indian Scientists Solved The 400-Year-Old Murder Mystery Of Georgia’s Queen Ketevan

How Indian Scientists Solved The 400-Year-Old Murder Mystery Of Georgia’s Queen Ketevan

Almost 400 years later, Indian archaeologists and molecular biologists provided scientific proof to confirm the account of the emperor’s court historian...


13 July 2021
Ancient Sand Shark Teeth Found In Antarctica Unveils Climatic Change Millions Of Years Ago

Ancient Sand Shark Teeth Found In Antarctica Unveils Climatic Change Millions Of Years Ago

Sand Shark teeth are helping in unravelling the enigma of why the Earth began moving from a warmer-than-now "greenhouse" climate to cooler "icehouse"...


09 July 2021
Pfizer To Seek Authorisation For A Third Covid Vaccine Dose

Pfizer To Seek Authorisation For A Third Covid Vaccine Dose

Two doses of most vaccines are critical to develop high levels of virus-fighting antibodies against all versions of the coronavirus, not just the delta variant...


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