COVID-19 pandemic impacted health, psychosocial well-being of children  in India: UNICEF

COVID-19 pandemic impacted health, psychosocial well-being of children in India: UNICEF

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had a profound impact on the health and psychosocial well-being of the children in India, UNICEF said on Thursday. Closure of schools prevented children from gaining access to learning and limited interaction with their peers. The pandemic also brought stress on parents and caregivers posing...

Dockyard : Take care of your throat

Dockyard : Take care of your throat

Tuesday, 02 March 2021 | Dr Col Vijay Dutta

Most of the COVID-19 patients also experienced a change in their voice, ranging from a rough one to a deeper-pitched one or a mere whisper. The inflammation of vocal cords is exacerbated by long periods of coughing Dysphagia, a medical condition that makes swallowing of food or fluid difficult, is one...

Beauty lies within

Tuesday, 02 March 2021 | SHAHNAZ HUSSAIN

For a flawless skin, lustrous hair and a slim figure, good health must be on top of the list, says SHAHNAZ HUSSAIN Good health and beauty are two sides of the same coin. For a flawless skin, lustrous hair and a slim figure, good health must be on top of the list....

Get ready for covid jab

Get ready for covid jab

Tuesday, 02 March 2021 | ​​​​​​​Dr Kanchan Sanyal

Dr Kanchan Sanyal lists the precautions one should take and things to keep in mind before going for the vaccine With India beginning the COVID-19 vaccination phase 2 from March 1 administering vaccines to those above the age of 60 and people with other medical diseases, it won’t be too long...

Protein inherited by humans from neanderthals linked to reduced COVID-19 severity: Study

Protein inherited by humans from neanderthals linked to reduced COVID-19 severity: Study

Saturday, 27 February 2021 | PTI | Toronto

Increased levels of a protein, which humans have inherited from neanderthals, are associated with reduced disease severity in COVID-19 patients, according to a study that may lead to the development of new therapeutics against the novel coronavirus infection. The research, published in the journal Nature Medicine on Friday, noted that the...

Natco Pharma launches epilepsy treatment drug Brivaracetam in India

Natco Pharma launches epilepsy treatment drug Brivaracetam in India

Friday, 26 February 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Natco Pharma on Friday said it has launched epilepsy treatment drug 'Brivaracetam' in the country. The company has launched Brivaracetam tablets under brand BRECITA in India, Natco Pharma said in a regulatory filing. Brivaracetam, indicated towards treatment of epilepsy, is developed by UCB Pharma and currently marketed in India by Dr Reddy's under brand...

Covid isolation linked to increased domestic violence

Covid isolation linked to increased domestic violence

Thursday, 25 February 2021 | IANS | New York

While Covid-19 related lockdowns may have decreased the spread of a deadly virus, they appear to have created an environment for increased domestic violence, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal American Behavioral Scientist, indicates that 39 per cent respondents reported having experienced violence in their relationship and...

The abundant health benefits of mint leaves

The abundant health benefits of mint leaves

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 | IANSlife | New Delhi

Pudina (mint) is one of the oldest culinary herbs known to humans. It has remarkable medicinal properties and is a rich source of polyphenols. It has carminative and antispasmodic properties. Saurabh Arora, Inventor Pudhinaa and Snec30, Director at Arbro says: "Pudina leaves or mint leaves are low on calories and contain...

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