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COVID-19 become seasonal

COVID-19 will eventually become seasonal, predict researchers

A new study argues that COVID-19 is likely to become a seasonal disease similar to influenza, but not before a vaccine and greater herd...
Ultra-processed foods

Increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods a cause for concern for our health

Humans (and our ancestors) have been processing food for at least 1.8 million years. Roasting, drying, grinding and other techniques made food more nutritious,...
permanent hair dye

Permanent hair dye not linked to increased risk of most cancers, contends study

People who use permanent hair dye aren’t at a higher risk for most cancers, or dying from them, according to a new study. The...
pandemic eating disorder effect

People with eating disorders affected negatively by virus lockdowns

New research shows that people with history of having an eating disorder experienced significant negative effects during the COVID-19 pandemic.The research raises awareness of...
Breathing problems

COVID-19: Breathing problems are the most common reason for returning to the hospital

A recent study shows that it is relatively rare for COVID-19 patients to return to the hospital within 2 weeks of discharge. Individuals with...
Silent heart attacks

Silent heart attacks more common than usual, just as deadly

The trip had been months in the planning. A ten-day tour of Washington, Atlantic City and New York seemed the perfect way for Anthony...
Pills lower blood pressure

Pills that lower blood pressure can prevent heart attacks in long-term, suggests research

Millions of healthy people should be prescribed blood pressure lowering medication because the pills can prevent heart attacks later in life, a major study...
Late eaters

Late night eaters are more likely to gain weight: study

People who eat most of their calories after 6pm tend to have unhealthier diets and eat more overall, according to a study. Researchers said...
heart attacks

Depressed or anxious teens risk heart attacks in middle age, suggests research

Depression or anxiety in adolescence is linked with a 20% greater likelihood of having a heart attack mid-life, according to new research.In a warning...
Pinpoint brain control

Got fatigue? Study pinpoints brain regions that may control it

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine, using MRI scans and computer modeling, say they have further pinpointed areas of the human brain that regulate efforts...
smiling mind more positive

When you’re smiling, the whole world really does smile with you, contends study

Groundbreaking research from the University of South Australia confirms that the act of smiling can trick your mind into being more positive, simply by...
DRAP Vaccine Trial

Pakistanis to participate in clinical trials of ‘Made in China’ coronavirus vaccine

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has obtained approval from the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) for Phase III clinical trial of coronavirus...
fauji cement plantation drive

Fauji Cement hosts plantation drive on 14th August!

As a part of Independence Day celebrations, Fauji Cement Jhang Bahtar took an environmentally active step. They hosted the opening ceremony of a plantation...
N4HK

N4HK Essay contest – Nestlé raises nutrition-awareness!

To engage the youth in today's challenging times, Nestlé for Healthier Kids Program (N4HK) launched essay writing contest. The initiative was launched to educate...
scscepticism Russian vaccine

The world is sceptical about the alleged Russian “COVID vaccine”

Russia claimed Tuesday it has developed the world's first COVID vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" against the coronavirus, despite mounting scepticism about the effectiveness of...
mystery of sleep

Medical myths: The mystery of sleep

Despite spending around one-third of our lives in the land of nod, sleep still holds many mysteries. Scientists are chipping away at the details,...
multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis drug helps COVID-19 patients recover faster

What do multiple sclerosis (MS) and the novel coronavirus have in common? Until this week, not much, but a recent clinical trial has shown...
School temperature checks

Can school temperature checks lessen coronavirus spread?

This week, most students in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire returned to remote learning for term 3.Students whose parents can’t work from home are allowed...
Blood test detect cancer

New blood test can detect cancer YEARS ahead of current methods 

After a decade of research and development, a new blood test has been produced which can detect five types of cancer years before currently...
COVID-19

COVID-19 death toll passes 600,000 mark

The new coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 600,000 lives worldwide, an AFP tally showed Sunday.A total of 600,523 deaths were recorded globally out of...
Melbourne

Melbourne city allowed to fine citizens for not following COVID-19 SOPs

Australia's second-biggest city will make it compulsory to wear a mask in public, authorities announced Sunday, as Melbourne steps up efforts to bring a...
Novartis Covid-19 medicine

Novartis to provide COVID-19 drugs at zero profit

Novartis’s Sandoz division will not make a profit on 15 generic medicines it is making available to developing countries to treat symptoms of Covid-19,...
ultraviolet

Is ultraviolet radiation the missing link in COVID cure?

You may remember when US President Donald Trump suggested exposing coronavirus patients to UV (ultraviolet) light – or “just very powerful light” – to...
UNDP reset plan post COVID-19

UNDP’s presents a RESET plan for the world post COVID-19

Recently launching a coronavirus response plan called "Beyond Recovery: Towards 2030," the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) envisions a future that is greener and...
COVID-19 test

Why some people don’t want to take a COVID-19 test

Jane Williams & Bridget Haire |Last week, outgoing chief medical officer Brendan Murphy announced all returned travellers would be tested for COVID-19 before and...
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Coronavirus case overload sends countries into a tailspin

As Europe begins its cautious reopening after weathering the pandemic's first wave in lockdown, many developing and middle-income countries continue to be battered by...
Obesity

Obesity: Post Modern World’s Pandemic in waiting?

Obesity is a silent killer ignored by governments, health authorities, media and citizens because it kills indirectly like diabetes. But obesity is a pandemic in waiting
British pharma giant AstraZeneca

British pharma giant AstraZeneca expected to roll out virus vaccine in Sept

The chief executive of British pharma giant AstraZeneca said on Friday that his company is "on track" to begin rolling out up to two...
coronavirus transmitted

Can coronavirus be transmitted through an air conditioner?

As summer nears and the threat of COVID-19 still persists, the next worry is whether coronavirus can be transmitted from air conditioners (A/C) —...
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Total coronavirus cases reach more than nine million

Global coronavirus infections topped nine million as the World Health Organization warned the pandemic was accelerating and Saudi Arabia announced it would scale back...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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