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Why some COVID-19 patients with low oxygen level breathe well?

Why some COVID-19 patients with low oxygen level breathe well?

Researchers have found possible explanations for Covid-19 patients who present with extremely low, otherwise life-threatening levels of oxygen, but no signs of difficulty in breathing.

Jul 04, 2020, 12:29 PM IST
Researchers reveal breakthrough discovery that can transform prostate cancer treatment

Researchers reveal breakthrough discovery that can transform prostate cancer treatment

The new formulation uses very high levels of abiraterone acetate dissolved within a specific oil and encapsulated within porous silica microparticles to form a powder that can be made into tablets.

Jun 27, 2020, 20:39 PM IST
Researchers develop new target which can help in treating blood cancer

Researchers develop new target which can help in treating blood cancer

New QIMR Berghofer research has identified how an early genetic change in blood and bone marrow cells paves the way for the development of some blood cancers. The discovery provides a new target for

Jun 16, 2020, 08:40 AM IST
CSIR launches 'Aarogyapath' to provide real-time availability of critical healthcare supplies

CSIR launches 'Aarogyapath' to provide real-time availability of critical healthcare supplies

It also helps manufacturers and suppliers to reach a wide network of customers efficiently, overcoming gaps in connectivity between them and potential demand centers.

Jun 13, 2020, 16:09 PM IST
People with diabetes at greater risk of bone fractures: Study

People with diabetes at greater risk of bone fractures: Study

Diabetic patients, take a note. Researchers have found that people living with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures.The study, published in the journal bone, showed that people with Type 1

Jun 13, 2020, 06:47 AM IST
Coronavirus can infect you within 5 to 50 minutes: Study

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
COPD and smoking associated with higher coronavirus COVID-19 mortality: Study

COPD and smoking associated with higher coronavirus COVID-19 mortality: Study

The study was published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jaber Alqahtani of University College London, UK, and colleagues.COPD is a common, persistent dysfunction of the lung associated with a

May 18, 2020, 08:52 AM IST
Psychopath vs Sociopath vs Antisocial Personality Disorder: Know the similarities and differences

Psychopath vs Sociopath vs Antisocial Personality Disorder: Know the similarities and differences

Psychopath, Sociopath, and Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD) with each condition having distinguished features but many characteristics in common they stand to be one of the most complex terms to

May 16, 2020, 08:31 AM IST
Insufficient sleep can lead to more asthma attacks in adults, says study

Insufficient sleep can lead to more asthma attacks in adults, says study

The study adds solid evidence to the practice of asthma patients discussing sleep issues with their allergist to help determine if they need to change their asthma plan to achieve adequate sleep as a

May 12, 2020, 19:26 PM IST
Older people with persistent insomnia symptoms more likely to remain depressed, study finds

Older people with persistent insomnia symptoms more likely to remain depressed, study finds

Lack of sleep has long been considered a potential risk factor for mood disorders. According to a new study, older people with depression, who also experience persistent and worsening sleep

May 04, 2020, 08:15 AM IST
Diabetes patients having COVID-19 need to control blood sugar

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
E-cigarettes cause equal heart health risks as tobacco cigarettes, study suggests

E-cigarettes cause equal heart health risks as tobacco cigarettes, study suggests

Fetterman and colleagues studied over 400 men and women, ages 21 to 45 years, who had not been diagnosed with heart disease or heart disease risk factors. Study participants included 94 nonsmokers,

May 03, 2020, 12:05 PM IST
New York doctor explains reasons behind reduction in heart attacks by 30 to 70% during coronavirus COVID-19

New York doctor explains reasons behind reduction in heart attacks by 30 to 70% during coronavirus COVID-19

The number of heart attack patients have reduced in America, India, Spain, and China. According to Dr Samin K Sharma, Senior VP, Operations & Quality, Mount Sinai Heart, New York, the reduction

Apr 28, 2020, 10:07 AM IST
Oxford's Jenner Institute on course to make coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine by September

Oxford's Jenner Institute on course to make coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine by September

As the researchers across the globe are racing against time to develop a coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine, Oxford's Jenner Institute, which has taken a lead in clinical trials of the vaccine, has

Apr 28, 2020, 06:40 AM IST
COVID-19 may affect Central Nervous System causing loss of smell, taste: Study

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

Apr 26, 2020, 21:04 PM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19 has mutated into 30 strains, Chinese study finds

Coronavirus COVID-19 has mutated into 30 strains, Chinese study finds

A new study conducted by a team of Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University has claimed that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has mutated into at least 30 different strains.

Apr 21, 2020, 10:45 AM IST
Scientists find structural protein for diagnosis, treatment of depression

Scientists find structural protein for diagnosis, treatment of depression

The research was published in the Journal of Neuroscience. 

Apr 14, 2020, 16:03 PM IST
WHO launches global 'SOLIDARITY' project to find treatment for COVID-19 coronavirus

WHO launches global 'SOLIDARITY' project to find treatment for COVID-19 coronavirus

Amid the rising coronavirus cases across the globe, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday announced a large global trial, called SOLIDARITY, to find out if any drug or drug combination can

Mar 23, 2020, 12:02 PM IST
Alzheimer's disease can be detected with simple blood test, says study

Alzheimer's disease can be detected with simple blood test, says study

The researchers believe that such a blood test could replace invasive and expensive current brain imaging and spinal fluid tests to detect Alzheimer`s disease.

Mar 03, 2020, 21:09 PM IST
Full-fat dairy products not linked to weight gain, high BP in kids

Full-fat dairy products not linked to weight gain, high BP in kids

The research suggests that whole-fat dairy products may play an important role in a balanced diet for growing children.

Mar 03, 2020, 20:54 PM IST