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Physical Activity and Sedentary Lifestyle Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE LINKED TO OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA RISK

Reduced physical activity and increased sedentary lifestyle independently contribute to the development of obstructive sleep apnea...

UNGA to Save Over 1 Billion People from Sight Loss by 2030

UNGA TO SAVE OVER 1 BILLION PEOPLE FROM SIGHT LOSS BY 2030

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted its first-ever resolution on vision aimed at ensuring global access to eye care for...

 
 
 
Concerns Rising Over the Surge of High Blood Pressure Cases Amidst COVID-19

CONCERNS RISING OVER THE SURGE OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CASES AMIDST COVID-19

An estimated 1.13 billion people worldwide have hypertension, according to the World Health Organization. Experts now warn about the...

COVID-19 TRIGGERS NEW DIABETIC WAVE

A new study discovered that half of the patients , with no history of diabetes, were found to have new hyperglycemia following COVID-19...

 
 
 
Recognizing the Dynamics of Aging Process

RECOGNIZING THE DYNAMICS OF AGING PROCESS

Researchers have recently identified a DNA region, that influences the activity of the telomerase gene and will be able to prevent...

Role of Gene Therapy in Preventing Blindness

ROLE OF GENE THERAPY IN PREVENTING BLINDNESS

New gene therapy can be a valuable therapeutic target to save retinal ganglion cells and preserve vision in treating potentially blinding...

 
 
 
Understanding Oral-Health Impact Profile Survey

UNDERSTANDING ORAL-HEALTH IMPACT PROFILE SURVEY

New oral health impact survey by a school student helps dental practitioners to improve their dental care and enhance their treatment...

Prolonged Sitting may Worsen Your Health Problems

PROLONGED SITTING MAY WORSEN YOUR HEALTH PROBLEMS

Prolonged sitting may cause several health problems like obesity, high blood sugar, and also increase the risk of death from cardiovascular...

 
 
 
Rare Variants in Genes may Raise the Risk of Autism

RARE VARIANTS IN GENES MAY RAISE THE RISK OF AUTISM

Researchers have identified a rare class of genetic differences transmitted from parents without autism to their affected children...

Second Dose Found Safe Post-allergic Reactions to First Dose

SECOND DOSE FOUND SAFE POST-ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO FIRST DOSE

Patients experienced an allergic reaction to their first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose, found to tolerate second date without complications.

 
 
 
Survey Finds 55% Students Report Health Issues

SURVEY FINDS 55% STUDENTS REPORT HEALTH ISSUES

Nearly 55 per cent students in Classes 4 to 12 have reported health issues, mainly due to prolonged online learning during the pandemic.

Delta Variant Drives 83% of US Cases

DELTA VARIANT DRIVES 83% OF US CASES

In United States, the incredible efficiency of the Delta variant is being blamed for Covid-19 cases roaring back in more than 90 per...

 
 
 
Booster Dose of COVID Vaccine may Provide Better Immunity in Individuals at Risk

BOOSTER DOSE OF COVID VACCINE MAY PROVIDE BETTER IMMUNITY IN INDIVIDUALS AT RISK

COVID-19 booster shots may provide better immunity among all the immunocompromised individuals, amidst surging infections from the...

Cases Of Delta Variant Of COVID-19 Warns A Risk Of Reinfection

CASES OF DELTA VARIANT OF COVID-19 WARNS A RISK OF REINFECTION

Delta variant of COVID-19 may carry a 46% greater risk of reinfection than the Alpha variant.

 
 
 
Dry Eyes, Digital Screen Strain Cases on the Rise

DRY EYES, DIGITAL SCREEN STRAIN CASES ON THE RISE

During the pandemic time, the cases of dry eyes and digital eye strain have gone up, said a top official of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital.

Migraine Prevalence Worldwide

MIGRAINE PREVALENCE WORLDWIDE

Recent Global Data report reveals that more migraine cases are prevalent in seven major countries at a rate of 0.13% emphasizes the...

 
 
 
COVID-19 Vaccines For Children Will Launch By September

COVID-19 VACCINES FOR CHILDREN WILL LAUNCH BY SEPTEMBER

As many vaccine companies are completing their COVID-19 trial in children, India expects to start vaccination in children by September.

COVID-19 Caseload Tops 193.6 Million

COVID-19 CASELOAD TOPS 193.6 MILLION

Globally, the coronavirus caseload has reached 193.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.15 million and vaccinations...

 
 
 
WHO Calls for Efforts to Prevent Delta Transmission

WHO CALLS FOR EFFORTS TO PREVENT DELTA TRANSMISSION

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and World Health Organization have called for the reinforcement of enhanced...

How To Relax Within Few Minutes?

HOW TO RELAX WITHIN FEW MINUTES?

A new breathing technique that uses abdominal muscles to help breathe in and out for few minutes can help manage stress, concentrate...

 
 
 



2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital

The country's health minister says two coronavirus patients have died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's... Read more ...

Stay Inside in demand for The Everest but has to earn his place

Stay Inside will be in new colours as he returns at Randwick's barrier trials on Tuesday. Read more ...

‘The de-extinction club': Could we resurrect mammoths, Tassie tigers and...

New technology means we may soon be able to turn back the clock on extinction. In the final part of our series exploring the science behind science fiction, we meet the... Read more ...

IOC makes mid-Olympics change to mask rules on the podium

Athletes can now take their masks off for 30 seconds while on the podium to pose for photographs, according to an AOC statement. Read more ...

The Tokyo event where the pandemic is momentarily washed away

The surfers are in for another surprise in this most turbulent Olympic Games. Read more ...

Smith's cold, lonely swim to Australia's first medal

Brendon Smith celebrated his 21st birthday while the Australian team was in training camp in Queensland and has now come of age in his sport's toughest race. Read more ...

Vikings, Bon Jovi and family cuddles: The simple pleasures of Michelle Rowland

Michelle Rowland's almost spent her first pay packet on a Bon Jovi album. These days she's trying to curb an online shopping obsession. Read more ...

Victorian construction bosses push to fast-track worker vaccination

Victorian construction bosses are in talks with the federal and state government to inoculate 40,000 workers by Christmas, as the halt on construction in NSW enters its second... Read more ...

Two women have died in NSW, including one in her 30s, as the state records...

Of these locally acquired cases, 87 are linked to a known case or cluster - 71 are household contacts and 16 are close contacts - and the source of infection for 54 cases is... Read more ...

Likely Bledisloe schedule a one-two punch for Rennie and Wallabies

Back-to-back tests in New Zealand are set to make it all the more difficult for Rennie's men to wrest back the trophy - but in the Covid-19 era, you take what you can get. Read more ...