Monday, June 1, 2020

Lockdown affects mental health of kids for longer periods: Study

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  London: Children and adolescents are likely to experience depression and anxiety for longer periods of time after the current lockdown and social isolation ends, say...

New test method can offer safer dosages of hydroxychloroquine

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  London: Researchers have developed a new method to measure levels of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in patients with the rheumatic disease systemic lupus erythematosus...

Google Search offers self-assessment test to fight anxiety

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New Delhi: Google has announced to help people who search for information about anxiety on its platform, with access to medically-validated information about anxiety,...

Wearing masks at home may reduce Covid-19 spread by 79%

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Beijing: Chinese researchers have suggested that wearing face masks at home is 79 per cent effective at preventing COVID-19 spread among family members in...

Covid-19 virus emerged from gene shuffling across bats, pangolin: Study

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New York: The deadly SARS-CoV-2 virus has possibly emerged from shuffling and selection of viral genes across different species like bats and pangolins before...

Drink coffee to cut risk of digestive disorders like gallstone

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New Delhi: Drinking coffee may help reduce the risk of certain digestive disorders, including gallstone disease and pancreatitis, a new study has suggested. The study...

Eye infections during summers and how to avoid them?

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New Delhi: With temperatures crossing 45 degrees Celsius in certain parts of India, the summer sun can harm the eyes leading to a host...

Early exposure to anaesthetics may trigger alcohol use disorder

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  New York: Early exposure to anaesthetics in life may make adolescents more susceptible to developing alcohol use disorder (AUD), warn researchers. Anaesthetics are commonly used drugs...

Smoking and how it affects fertility, childbirth

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New Delhi: Smoking and tobacco use can have a serious impact on the fertility of both men and women, and consequently the quality of...

High-strain exercise linked to early pregnancy loss: Study

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  New York: In women with history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity have been associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early...