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Get rid of dandruff this winter, with these 10 easy hacks!

Get rid of dandruff this winter, with these 10 easy hacks!

Dandruff can be caused by stress, a change in climate (severe heat or cold), an overabundance of fatty foods, a change in shampoo, excessive sweat, and even pollution. 

Jan 02, 2022, 11:54 AM IST
No reason to delay Covid vaccination during pregnancy: Study

No reason to delay Covid vaccination during pregnancy: Study

According to the study,  levels of COVID-19 antibodies at delivery tended to be higher when the initial vaccination course occurred in the third trimester of a pregnant woman.

Jan 02, 2022, 11:28 AM IST
India may see 'short-lived' Covid third wave soon: Cambridge tracker

India may see 'short-lived' Covid third wave soon: Cambridge tracker

The rapid spread of Omicron infection has contributed to the total tally of Covid infection in India. The country's overall Covid cases tally crossed the 9,000-mark on Wednesday.

Dec 30, 2021, 14:15 PM IST
Omicron may do good by replacing Delta from world: Experts

Omicron may do good by replacing Delta from world: Experts

While Omicron is known to cause only mild disease, Delta has been more lethal leading to increased hospitalisation with drop in oxygen levels, pneumonia, and death.

Dec 29, 2021, 12:12 PM IST
Chemotherapy may not be needed to treat cancer: Research

Chemotherapy may not be needed to treat cancer: Research

Chemotherapy uses radiation and other drugs which has many side effects and evoke immune system that causes severe pain and allergic reaction.

Dec 28, 2021, 16:03 PM IST
Exclusive: Are you suffering from ‘Festive Anxiety?’ Know how to curb it this holiday season!

Exclusive: Are you suffering from ‘Festive Anxiety?’ Know how to curb it this holiday season!

You can feel sad while everyone is happy this festive season. Know more about 'Festive anxiety'.

Dec 28, 2021, 12:44 PM IST
Vaccinated cancer patients with breakthrough Covid at high death risk: Study

Vaccinated cancer patients with breakthrough Covid at high death risk: Study

The study appears to support previous observations that patients with hematologic malignancies are at greater risk for severe outcomes from Covid-19.

Dec 28, 2021, 12:00 PM IST
Omicron evades vaccine, antibodies therapies: Study

Omicron evades vaccine, antibodies therapies: Study

A striking feature of the omicron variant is the alarming number of changes in the virus's spike protein that could pose a threat to the effectiveness of current vaccines and therapeutic antibodies.

Dec 26, 2021, 17:57 PM IST
Third dose of Sinovac vaccine insufficient against omicron: Study

Third dose of Sinovac vaccine insufficient against omicron: Study

Contradicting the vaccine maker's pronouncement, a new study has found that a third dose of Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine does not provide sufficient protection against the Omicron variant.

Dec 26, 2021, 17:52 PM IST
Unvaccinated, Delta survivors have no protection against Omicron: Study

Unvaccinated, Delta survivors have no protection against Omicron: Study

According to the study, the antibodies did not recognise Omicron as a threat due to its heavily mutated nature compared to the Delta variant.

Dec 23, 2021, 15:06 PM IST
Is untreated HIV behind the emergence of Omicron?

Is untreated HIV behind the emergence of Omicron?

It has already been observed that Covid-19 can linger for many months in patients who are HIV-positive.

Dec 22, 2021, 10:33 AM IST
Moderna says its booster shot effective against Omicron

Moderna says its booster shot effective against Omicron

Moderna Covid-19 booster can boost neutralising antibody levels 37-fold higher than pre-boost levels.

Dec 21, 2021, 10:18 AM IST
Even triple vaccination cannot limit Omicron spread: BioNTech CEO

Even triple vaccination cannot limit Omicron spread: BioNTech CEO

Pfizer/BioNTech is developing a vaccine against Omicron variant that should be out by March 2022.

Dec 21, 2021, 09:08 AM IST
Exclusive: Planning to get pregnant? Here’s list of foods to eat and avoid

Exclusive: Planning to get pregnant? Here’s list of foods to eat and avoid

Nuts and seeds, citrus fruits and veggies and legumes, fish are important foods that must be included several times a week if you are planning a pregnancy.

Dec 19, 2021, 15:56 PM IST
Sputnik V Covid vaccine effective against Omicron variant: Study

Sputnik V Covid vaccine effective against Omicron variant: Study

The study shows that Sputnik V demonstrates high virus neutralising activity against the Omicron variant and is expected to provide strong defense against severe disease and hospitalisation.

Dec 19, 2021, 13:37 PM IST
Omicron symptoms:  Runny nose, itchy throat, headache and other symptoms of new COVID variant

Omicron symptoms: Runny nose, itchy throat, headache and other symptoms of new COVID variant

Omicron symptoms are predominantly cold symptoms, runny nose, headache, sore throat and sneezing.

Dec 19, 2021, 13:23 PM IST
Amid Omicron scare, Europe rolls out Covid vaccine for kids aged 5-11

Amid Omicron scare, Europe rolls out Covid vaccine for kids aged 5-11

The European Union's medicines watchdog European Medicines Agency, last month, approved the Pfizer-BioNTech shot for five to 11-year-olds. Denmark and Austria began inoculating younger kids in

Dec 16, 2021, 15:19 PM IST
Can you really be sure that your tea is not poisonous? Find out here

Can you really be sure that your tea is not poisonous? Find out here

It's really difficult to be assured about the quality of your tea, but if you follow the process then you may save yourself from harm.

Dec 09, 2021, 18:48 PM IST
Seaweed may help stop COVID virus from infecting human cells: Study

Seaweed may help stop COVID virus from infecting human cells: Study

Certain seaweed compounds have shown to have antiviral properties.

Dec 08, 2021, 10:35 AM IST
Omicron virus: Can the COVID variant affect kids in India as observed in South Africa?

Omicron virus: Can the COVID variant affect kids in India as observed in South Africa?

In South Africa, the new super mutant variant of Covid-19 - Omicron, has been increasing hospitalisations among children under five years of age.

Dec 07, 2021, 11:54 AM IST