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26 kids infected with hand, foot and mouth disease in Odisha; 19 alone in Bhubaneswar

26 kids infected with hand, foot and mouth disease in Odisha; 19 alone in Bhubaneswar

Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is an infectious disease that is caused by intestinal viruses and occurs mostly in children. The illness is rare in adults as they usually have immune systems

May 25, 2022, 12:41 PM IST
Monkeypox leads to death? No medicines so far, but this VACCINE can be a deterrent...

Monkeypox leads to death? No medicines so far, but this VACCINE can be a deterrent...

Monkeypox Virus Outbreak: It is also suspected that the disease spread from sex, especially between gay and bisexual men. That is why it is also said to be careful about male-to-male sexual relations

May 25, 2022, 11:47 AM IST
Monkeypox virus disease outbreak: New cases 'only tip of iceberg' but no urgent need for mass vaccinations, says WHO

Monkeypox virus disease outbreak: New cases 'only tip of iceberg' but no urgent need for mass vaccinations, says WHO

The global health body does not believe that the spread of the monkeypox virus outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as measures like good hygiene and safe sexual behaviour will help control

May 24, 2022, 11:01 AM IST
WHO says no evidence monkeypox virus has mutated, but warns of more new cases of viral disease

WHO says no evidence monkeypox virus has mutated, but warns of more new cases of viral disease

Health experts watch for concerning mutations that could make the monkeypox virus more easily transmissible or severe.

May 24, 2022, 09:45 AM IST
Viral Hemorrhagic Fever: Iraq reports 90 cases, 10 deaths- Check causes, symptoms

Viral Hemorrhagic Fever: Iraq reports 90 cases, 10 deaths- Check causes, symptoms

Viral Hemorrhagic Fever: The VHFs are a group of diseases caused by different viruses, including the Ebola virus.

May 22, 2022, 09:42 AM IST
Monkeypox patients could be infectious for up to 4 weeks: Experts

Monkeypox patients could be infectious for up to 4 weeks: Experts

"It can take a few weeks for the skin lesions to disappear. People are contagious until their active skin lesions have dissipated," a health expert said.

May 21, 2022, 16:57 PM IST
Can Monkeypox outbreak evolve into a pandemic like Covid-19? Here's what scientists feel

Can Monkeypox outbreak evolve into a pandemic like Covid-19? Here's what scientists feel

The monkeypox virus belongs to the family Poxviridae, which also includes the viruses causing smallpox and cowpox disease. 

May 21, 2022, 09:58 AM IST
Weight Loss Tips: Do not make these 5 mistakes after evening, free your kitchen-fridge from THESE...

Weight Loss Tips: Do not make these 5 mistakes after evening, free your kitchen-fridge from THESE...

Weight Loss Tips: It is also not right to fast every day. But, if your food is not of the right quality, then it can create obstacles in your Weight Loss Tips. In such a situation, let's know the 5

May 20, 2022, 19:02 PM IST
Monkeypox spreads in UK, new cases now detected among gay, bisexual men

Monkeypox spreads in UK, new cases now detected among gay, bisexual men

The UK Health Security Agency said that the four new cases of monkeypox do not have known connections with the previously confirmed cases announced on May 14 and May 7.

May 17, 2022, 18:50 PM IST
Tomato fever or HFMD virus in Kerala? Know causes and symptoms of Head, Foot and Mouth Disease

Tomato fever or HFMD virus in Kerala? Know causes and symptoms of Head, Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) are common in children under 5 years old and causes sores called ulcers inside or around their mouth.

May 15, 2022, 07:17 AM IST
Fourth wave scare! Experts find two early signs of Covid in fully vaccinated people, check here

Fourth wave scare! Experts find two early signs of Covid in fully vaccinated people, check here

While scientists and health experts have reiterated that new Covid variants, capable of evading artificial immunity, may emerge again, it is extremely important to watch out for any changes in the

May 07, 2022, 21:57 PM IST
Beat heatwaves with these pro-eating tips: Must have foods to stay healthy in summers

Beat heatwaves with these pro-eating tips: Must have foods to stay healthy in summers

The temperature crossed the 40-degree mark every day in Delhi-NCR and other adjoining states. However, this is not about just feeling the heat anymore. The scorching heat of the sun is posing several

Apr 29, 2022, 09:19 AM IST
Fourth wave scare! Omicron now dominant variant in Delhi: Here are some serious side-effects caused by this virus

Fourth wave scare! Omicron now dominant variant in Delhi: Here are some serious side-effects caused by this virus

Delhi and Uttar Pradesh governments have recently said that the Omicron variant of coronavirus is now the dominant strain and has replaced Delta, which triggered the deadly second wave in India.

Apr 23, 2022, 09:40 AM IST
Physical schooling amid Omicron: Here's how to protect your unvaccinated child from Covid-19

Physical schooling amid Omicron: Here's how to protect your unvaccinated child from Covid-19

Kids below the age of 12 are at a higher risk of catching the virus due to the absence of artificial immunity against Covid-19 and as schools across the country resume physical learning, it becomes

Apr 21, 2022, 09:06 AM IST
Fourth wave scare! Omicron can cause croup, cardiac arrest in kids, know details here

Fourth wave scare! Omicron can cause croup, cardiac arrest in kids, know details here

Omicron variant of coronavirus is believed to cause more vulnerable and upper respiratory infections in children, which if severe can lead to heart problems and even cardiac arrest, found a study.

Apr 18, 2022, 15:58 PM IST
Turning back time: Researchers de-age human skin cells by 30 years

Turning back time: Researchers de-age human skin cells by 30 years

Though the findings, published in the journal eLife, are at an early stage of exploration, they could revolutionise regenerative medicine.

Apr 11, 2022, 10:08 AM IST
Covid-19 hasn't gone away, warns US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy amid pandemic scare

Covid-19 hasn't gone away, warns US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy amid pandemic scare

“When we look at what's happening around the world and over the last two years, we recognise that when cases increase in one part of the world, that often leads to increases in the other part of the

Mar 21, 2022, 09:38 AM IST
70% long Covid patients face memory, concentration problems: Study

70% long Covid patients face memory, concentration problems: Study

Seven in ten long Covid patients experience concentration and memory problems several months after the initial onset of their disease.

Mar 17, 2022, 19:49 PM IST
'Rare' Lassa fever returns to England after 13 years, 2 new cases identified

'Rare' Lassa fever returns to England after 13 years, 2 new cases identified

"A further probable case of Lassa fever is under investigation," the UK government said.

Feb 10, 2022, 16:36 PM IST
Most people worldwide, including in wealthiest countries, plagued by feelings of insecurity: UN report

Most people worldwide, including in wealthiest countries, plagued by feelings of insecurity: UN report

The report, New Threats to Human Security in the Anthropocene, calls for greater solidarity across borders to tackle the disconnect between development and perceived security.

Feb 09, 2022, 12:32 PM IST