coronavirus health tips

Coronavirus can infect you within 5 to 50 minutes: Study

As per Professor Erin's analysis, a single cough releases about 3,000 droplets. Most of these droplets drop on the ground quickly but many stay in the air.

May 25, 2020, 23:20 PM IST

Diabetes patients having COVID-19 need to control blood sugar

To find out, researchers conducted a retrospective longitudinal multi-centre study including 7,337 confirmed COVID-19 cases enrolled among 19 hospitals in Hubei Province, China.

May 03, 2020, 15:51 PM IST

Here are some tips on maintaining good immunity during COVID-19 pandemic through Yoga

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to stay indoors and it is important for us to use this time to boost our immunity to fight off a possbile coronavius infection.

Apr 30, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

COVID-19 may affect Central Nervous System causing loss of smell, taste: Study

The publication highlights that activities like smoking could increase the chances of contracting COVID-19 infection, attributing this to the interactions and co-expression of the hACE2 receptor and the nicotinic receptor, which is stimulated on smoking.

Apr 26, 2020, 21:04 PM IST

Coronavirus tips: Symptoms, precautions and tips to manage anxiety during COVID-19 lockdown

At a time when most of the countries around the world have imposed a lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus pathogen, it is important to protect yourself and the people around you by knowing the facts of the COVID-19 and taking suitable precautions. The virus has spread to more than 200 countries since it was first reported from China in December 2019. It is highly contagious and there is no prescribed vaccine to cure the disease. 

Apr 23, 2020, 09:43 AM IST

Health Ministry provides useful tips to ensure mental health of elderly during COVID-19 crisis

The spread of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic seems to be having a psychological effect on our minds, especially the senior citizens, and affecting our mental health. 

Apr 15, 2020, 09:37 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi urges people to follow AYUSH Ministry advisory for boosting immunity to fight coronavirus

It may be noted the Ministry of AYUSH had earlier issued an advisory suggesting how to boost general immunity in response to the rising coronavirus infections in the country.

Apr 14, 2020, 13:16 PM IST

ICMR elaborates testing strategy for coronavirus COVID-19 across India, especially in hotspots

The ICMR has directed that in the hotspots, cluster areas, large migration gatherings and evacuees centres, all symptomatic ILI (fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose) will have to be tested within seven days of illness.

Apr 09, 2020, 21:29 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: ICMR approves 200 testing labs across country; issues guidelines

The ICMR guidelines said that a new facility will be considered in areas with no operational COVID-19 testing facility.

Apr 05, 2020, 10:02 AM IST

Malaria drug considered for coronavirus COVID-19 may raise risk of heart problems: US scientists

The anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin, which are being considered by some for treating COVID-19, may increase the risk for dangerous abnormal heart rhythms, US cardiologists have warned.

Apr 03, 2020, 12:57 PM IST

Dos and don'ts we need to know about COVID-19 to protect us from deadly coronavirus

Will it spread through the air: In the air, the virus can survive only up to 2.7 hours. Therefore being in open spaces such as a balcony, the terrace is no harm.

Apr 01, 2020, 21:21 PM IST

Ayurveda's immunity-boosting measures can prevent you from coronavirus COVID 19

Ayurveda, which propagates the gifts of nature in maintaining a healthy and happy living, has an extensive knowledge base on preventive care derived from the concepts of “Dinacharya” - daily regimes and “Ritucharya” - seasonal regimes to maintain a healthy life. 

Mar 31, 2020, 16:34 PM IST

Boost immunity and don't fret over pH level of coronavirus

According to health experts, boosting your immunity is important but pH level of the new coronavirus is only misinformation.

Mar 30, 2020, 18:13 PM IST

TB vaccine a potential new tool to fight coronavirus: Study

The study that appeared in the pre-print repository medRxiv, proposed that national differences in COVID-19 impact could be partially explained by the different national policies respect to BCG childhood vaccination.

Mar 30, 2020, 18:07 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi shares yoga videos, urges people to remain fit during coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (March 30) posted animated yoga videos in response to a query during his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio show on Sunday (March 29) about how he was maintaining his fitness amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.

Mar 30, 2020, 11:03 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with AYUSH professionals over coronavirus COVID-19

The video interaction was also attended by Union Minister for AYUSH, Cabinet Secretary and Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, also participated in the interaction held through video-conferencing.

Mar 28, 2020, 15:00 PM IST

In pics: The myths and truths about coronavirus COVID-19

The number of coronavirus cases in India has gone up to 873 with 19 deaths and 79 recovered cases as per the Ministry of Health at 11 am IST (March 28,2020) . The country is under lockdown for 21 days from March 25 till April 14 and people are opting for self isolation during the health emergency situation.

Mar 28, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

Novel coronavirus COVID-19 may not spread through tears, claims new research

None of the patients in the study had conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye. 

Mar 26, 2020, 11:50 AM IST

Blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease patients at same coronavirus COVID-19 risk as others: ICMR

The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday asserted that people suffereing from hypertension, diabetes or heart diseases are at the same risk of contracting the new coronavirus like anyone else. This comes even as health officials around the world have warned that the elderly and people with underlying medical conditions face a higher risk of complications due to the COVID-19.

Mar 25, 2020, 23:42 PM IST

See what Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev teaches netizens amidst Janata Curfew

India is underway in a complete lockdown as the administration imposes ' Janata Curfew' from 7 am to 9 pm. In a precautionary pro-active step to curb the outburst of Coronavirus, PM Modi on Thursday announced 'Janata Curfew'.

Mar 22, 2020, 14:40 PM IST