Young smokers less likely to give up smoking as adults

Young smokers less likely to give up smoking as adults

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | IANS | New York

The younger you start smoking, the more likely you are to smoke daily as an adult, even into your 40s, and the harder it will be to quit, warn researchers. The study, published in the journal American Heart Association, focused on smoking at an early age, using information obtained directly from...

Anti-parasitic drug kills coronavirus in lab grown cells: Study

Anti-parasitic drug kills coronavirus in lab grown cells: Study

Sunday, 05 April 2020 | PTI | Melbourne

Researchers have found that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world can kill the novel coronavirus grown in cell cultures within 48 hours, an advance that may lead to the development and trial of a new clinical therapy for COVID-19. According to the study, published in the journal Antiviral Research,...

Want long term weight loss? Fitness is the mantra

Want long term weight loss? Fitness is the mantra

Sunday, 05 April 2020 | IANS | New York

If you want a longer healthier life, read this carefully. The more fit you are when you start a weight-loss programme, the more weight you could lose, compared to those who are very out of shape, say researchers. "This research could help us improve the design of our weight loss programs...

Coronavirus may spread through normal breathing: US scientists

Coronavirus may spread through normal breathing: US scientists

Saturday, 04 April 2020 | AFP | Washington

The new coronavirus might spread through the air via normal breathing and speaking, a top US scientist said Friday as the government was poised to recommend the use of face masks for everyone. Anthony Fauci, head of infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told Fox News the guidance on...

Non-smokers with COPD at higher risk of lung cancer: Study

Non-smokers with COPD at higher risk of lung cancer: Study

Friday, 03 April 2020 | IANS | Seoul

Researchers have found that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is linked to a heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked. The findings from Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea, published in the journal Thorax, indicate that the risk is on a par with that of smokers without chronic...

Key tips to keep your home coronavirus free

Key tips to keep your home coronavirus free

Thursday, 02 April 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

As the deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) spreading rapidly, people are doing everything to keep themselves safe but what about your own abode? To make your home coronavirus free, health experts have shared some tips such as cleaning all kitchen surfaces every time you finish cooking and keeping separate pairs of footwear...

Housing insecurity may increase kidney disease risk

Housing insecurity may increase kidney disease risk

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | IANS | New York

Housing insecurity -- high housing costs or unsafe living conditions that prevent self-care and threaten independence -- may have negative effects on kidney health, warn researchers. In the study, published in the journal Kidney360, the researchers found that housing insecurity was linked with a higher risk of developing albuminuria, a sign...

Paper-based test to detect coronavirus in wastewater: Study

Paper-based test to detect coronavirus in wastewater: Study

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 | PTI | London

  Researchers are working on a test to detect the novel coronavirus in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus, a development that can help curtail COVID-19 spread via contaminated water sources. According to the scientists, including those from the Cranfield Water Science Institute in the UK, this approach may provide...

State Editions

MP roads made better in last 15 years: Chouhan

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Pioneer’s ex-editor passes away

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CBSE set to introduce three new subjects for grade 11 students

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Power workers demand insurance cover

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CM pats Revenue Dept officials for corona fight

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Sleep in the times Of Corona

05 April 2020 | Kerry Bajaj | Agenda

Article 370: A fresh perspective

05 April 2020 | Prof K Warikoo | Agenda

Stories that inspire action and change

05 April 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf : Be ready to combat evil forces

05 April 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Corona-led leadership challenges for Trump

05 April 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Why poor migrants need to fend for themselves

05 April 2020 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda