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Is it allergic reactions, a chilly, flu or COVID-19?

Now that health officials say a “significant portion” of people with COVID-19 may not have symptoms, many of you are asking why more people aren’t being tested to fully understand the scope of the problem? This is a question KOMO News has asking for a long time, but right now the answer is still the…

Life-style modifications might minimize future stroke threat in girls

New York, Apr 9 (IANS): Women in their 50s, kindly take note. Middle age may not be too late for you to reduce stroke risk by quitting smoking, daily exercising, maintaining weight and making healthy food choices, according to a new study. In general, women are more likely than men to have a stroke, die…

Hydroxychloroquine use could result in irregular heartbeats, low blood sugar: Research

The drugs chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, being used to treat and prevent COVID-19 despite weak evidence for their effectiveness, may have adverse side effects on patients like irregular heartbeats and reduced blood glucose levels, a new study says. The review research, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, provides an overview of potential harms associated…

UK docs to analysis extra extreme COVID-19 impression on Indians

Photo: PTI 3 min read . Updated: 09 Apr 2020, 05:55 PM IST Aditi Khanna , PTI A report by the UK's ICNARC this week revealed that the country’s ethnic minority population is more likely to require intensive care admissions, nearly triple the 13% proportion in the UK population as a whole LONDON : Indian-origin…

Coronavirus: A map of Sars-CoV-2 activated proteins

Representation of the predicted SARS-CoV-2/Human interactome [26] (available for download at http://korkinlab.org/wuhanDataset), containing 200 unique interactions among 125 proteins (nodes). SARS-CoV-2 proteins are depicted as green circles, while human proteins are represented as squares. The color of human protein nodes reflects the integrated effect of MERS and SARS infections on the node network (see Supplementary…

Are antibacterial soaps higher than common soaps? We let you know

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on - Apr 9, 2020, 17:00 ISTclose01/5​Are antibacterial soaps better than regular soaps? We tell youThe coronavirus pandemic has everyone washing their hands and covering their faces with a tissue paper as they sneeze and cough. Sadly, it is something we should all have been practising even without a looming fear…

Now, China detects Coronavirus signs in newborns

At this stage, we still do not know whether there are any longer-term consequences of infection, experts said Beijing: As coronavirus rapidly spreading in every corner of the globe, Chinese researchers have found that newborns infected with COVID-19 in China experienced mild symptoms, and the babies may be at risk of catching the virus from…

Autoimmunity could also be rising in USA

Washington: Autoimmunity, a condition in which the body’s immune system reacts with components of its own cells, appears to be increasing in the United States, according to a release of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). In a study published in Arthritis and Rheumatology, the researchers found that the prevalence of antinuclear antibodies (ANA), the most…

Ferrets potential ally within the seek for coronavirus vaccine

Ferrets could help in the race for treatments and vaccines for coronavirus, researchers say. Scientists looking for animal models for COVID-19 infections to support urgent development of drugs found that it replicates poorly in dogs, pigs, chickens and ducks but efficiently in ferrets and cats. They say their findings point to ferrets as a candidate animal…

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Govt help in FY09 was 6% of GDP; it is simply 1% up to now: Arindam Guha

There has been a special report which has been released. Let us start with the first part. Response of the governments in most large economies has broadly been around giving financial aid to people, giving more stimulus to the economy and of course, providing special healthcare services to the people. Looking at the data, what…

How do viruses mutate and leap species? And why are ‘spillovers’ changing into extra frequent?

Viruses are little more than parasitic fragments of RNA or DNA. Despite this, they are astonishingly abundant in number and genetic diversity. We don’t know how many virus species there are, but there could be trillions. Past viral epidemics have influenced the evolution of all life. In fact, about eight percent of the human genome…

V8 Supercars park on-line amid COVID-19 isolation e-sports increase | ABC Information

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on Australian sport, with most leagues around the world still shut down.With more people staying at home there's been a boom in online gaming and many national leagues and organisations are coming up with ways to get in on the action.V8 Supercars has launched Supercars E-Series e-sports…