Health news 05 Feb, 2021
Covdi-19 patients have higher risk of dying after cardiac arrest, study says - Deccan HeraldDeccan Herald
Covid-19 patients who suffer a cardiac arrest either in or out of hospital are far more likely to die than those who are not infected with the novel coronavirus, according to a study published on Friday which found that women, in particular, have the highest …
FDA continues to support the development of medical products to tackle new virus variants - News-Medical.NetNews-Medical.Net
As the public health agency responsible for regulating medical products, we must ensure that health care providers have the most up-to-date diagnostics, treatments and vaccines in their toolbox to fight this pandemic.
Breast Cancer Overtakes Lung Cancer As Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancer, Says WHO - India TimesThe Times of India
Today, on World Cancer Day, the WHO (World Health Organisation) has revealed that breast cancer has become the most commonly diagnosed cancer type in the world. ReutersThis is according to WHO’s International Agency for Research on Can…
Green Tea, Coffee Lowers Cardiac Risk for Stroke Survivors: Study - The QuintThe Quint
The research, published in the journal Stroke, also found daily coffee consumption helps heart attack survivors by lowering their risk of death after a heart attack and can prevent heart attacks or strokes in healthy individuals.
'Artificial Intelligence' Integrated PET-CT launched at Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad on the occasion of World Cancer Day 2021 - PR Newswire IndiaPRNewswire
/PRNewswire/ -- A State-of-the-Art 'Artificial Intelligence integrated PET-CT' was inaugurated by Sri Dr. G Srinivas Rao, Director of Public Health & Family...
Keeping migraine at bay! - Deccan ChronicleDeccan Chronicle
The intensity of the pain is reduced as certain exercises help boost circulation and improve blood flow to the brain : yoga expert Mansi G
Researchers monitor dark web after suspicion of trade related to Covid-19 products - BusinessLineBusinessLine
Dark web marketplaces (DWMs) should be monitored continuously as they are suspected to trade products related to Covid-19, as per the study carried out by City data scientist Andrea Baronchelli, and c
Pfizer withdraws application for Covid vaccine in India - The StatesmanThe Statesman
Pfizer will continue to engage with the authority and resubmit its approval request with additional information as it becomes available in the near future.
COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer withdraws Emergency Use Authorisation application in India - The New Indian ExpressThe New Indian Express
Pfizer will continue to engage with the authority and resubmit its approval request with additional information as it becomes available in the near future, the statement said.
Language Board wants COVID-19 vaccine information made available in all official languages - eNCAYouTube
The Pan South African Language Board wants all COVID-19 vaccine information to be made available in all official languages. The Board's Acting CEO, Nikiwe Ma...
Coronavirus symptoms: COVID symptoms are likely to come up in this order, finds a study - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
What studies have repeatedly found out is that there is a common link or an order in which symptoms start to show up in cases of symptomatic infections, which have been listed below
Pfizer withdraws application for emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine in India - MoneycontrolGoogle News
This is how chemotherapy affects immunity - OrissaPOSTOrissapost.com
New Delhi: The impact of the pandemic has been disastrous for many, including cancer patients, as health experts Thursday stressed that chemotherapy treatment decreases the immunity level of the patient by lowering white blood cells (WBC) count, which makes t…
Lower risk of Parkinson's disease associated with prostate medication - ANI NewsANI News
Iowa [US], February 5 (ANI): The recent findings of a large observational study suggest that lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease is associated with taking a particular type of medication, that is used for the treatment of enlarged prostate.
Social distancing lowers chances of getting Covid-19 not just in community but individuals too - DTNextDtnext.in
During this pandemic, research has established the value of social distancing as a means of deterring the spread of COVID-19 but a new study has found out that staying away from others benefits individuals who practice social distancing and not just for the l…
When Will Life Return To Normal? In 7 Years At Today's Vaccination Rate - NDTVNDTV News
When will the pandemic end? It's the question hanging over just about everything since Covid-19 took over the world last year. The answer can be measured in vaccinations.
UK records another 20,634 Covid cases, 915 deaths - The Siasat DailyThe Siasat Daily
London, Feb 5 : Another 20,634 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 3,892,459, according to official figures released on Thursday.The country also reported another 915 coronaviru…
US FDA gearing up for rapid review of potential COVID-19 booster shots - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
Dr. Janet Woodcock, acting commissioner of the FDA, said that if new variants of the coronavirus emerge that require booster shots or changes to vaccines, the agency will not require the type of large trials that were required for emergency use authorization …
World Cancer Day: 10 symptoms people should not ignore - Sentinelassam - The Sentinel AssamThe Sentinel Assam
Cancer is an unnatural growth of cells that wrecks the healthy environment of the body.
Weekly tests, 14-day isolation most cost-effective way to control Covid spread — Lancet study - ThePrintThePrint
Study by researchers from the US and Hong Kong is based on a multi-scale model, which looks at eight Covid-19 strategies that factor in costs of tests, hospital admission and salary loss.
Houston area launches ads to ease vaccine fears - Republic WorldRepublic World
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo unveiled a new COVID-19 vaccine awareness campaign Thursday that aims to ease fears about getting the shots.
ARIRANG NEWS [LIVE]: Vaccination numbers pass number of confirmed cases - Arirang NewsYouTube
▪ Vaccination numbers pass number of confirmed cases▪ S. Korea reports 370 new COVID-19 cases on Friday▪ Italy reports over 90,000 accumulated COVID-19 death...
When Will Life Return to Normal? In 7 Years at Today’s Vaccine Rates - BloombergQuintBloombergQuint
When will the pandemic end? The answer can be measured in vaccinations.
'Help is on the way': Dr. McDonald says the state is receiving more COVID-19 vaccine - WPRIYouTube
More vaccine is on the way, Dr. Jim McDonald from the R.I. Department of Health said during his weekly interview on 12 News at 4.
India's vaccine diplomacy reaches 17 nations, 56 lakh doses supplied in good faith - India TodayIndia Today
India plans to give doses of Covid-19 vaccines to CARICOM countries, Nicaragua and the Pacific Island states over the next few states, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
When Will Covid Pandemic End? Vaccine Calculator Shows 7 Years at Current Rate - BloombergBloomberg
Prior Pneumonia Cases May Pose Unseen Covid Dangers, Harvard Study Finds - BloombergQuintBloombergQuint
A prior episode of pneumonia was the second-greatest overall risk factor for death from Covid-19.
Thousands of Vaccines From Nursing Homes Boost Supply in States - BloombergQuintBloombergQuint
Thousands of Vaccines From Nursing Homes Boost Supply in States
Mental disorders may increase death risk in older COVID patients - National HeraldNational Herald
Older people with severe mental disorders are at significantly increased risk of dying from COVID-19, a new study suggests
With Theme ‘I Am, I Will ‘ World Cancer Day Observed at A J Hospital & Research Centre - Mangalorean.comGoogle News
WHO sounds alarm over growing cancer burden in Africa - cgtn.comCgtn.com
The growing burden of cancer in Africa that is linked to rapid urbanization deserves swift
Resonance-guided vaporization may give better approaches for treating tumors - Microbioz IndiaMicrobiozindia.com
Sending tiny droplets to a tumor and having them vaporized using focused ultrasound: it might be a new way of tracing a tumor or send drugs locally. Researchers of the University of Twente in The Netherlands now demonstrate a new phenomenon triggering drop…
Solving chronic pain during intercourse - Medical XpressMedical Xpress
Women suffering from chronic conditions that result in painful intercourse represent about 10% of females of reproductive age—triggering a combined economic burden of more than $7.7 billion per year—yet scant knowledge about the origins of this pain is preven…
Genes in some bats change due to deadly white-nose syndrome - LokmatLokmat.com
Scientists during a recent study have found genetic variations between bats killed by white-nose syndrome and the bats that survived. This suggests that the surviving individuals rapidly evolved to resist the fungal disease.Published in the journal Molecular …
This is How Stress Impacts Your Skin - News18News18
Staying at-home has resulted in a lot of stress for people -- of being stuck indoors for week on end; the uncertainty has taken a toll on people's mental well-being.
Exfoliating soap: Get rid of dead skin cells and get a supple body - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Exfoliating your skin is a must. And when you cannot exfoliate your body with a normal scrub, you can take the help of an exfoliation soap.
World Cancer Day: How to prevent cancer? Oncologists share health tips - Northeast NowNortheast Now
In a WHO study, it has been revealed that one in 10 Indians may develop cancer in a lifetime and the data has been termed as “alarming” by the oncologists. In order to prevent some cancers, the oncologists have shared some tips. A media report quoted Dr JB Sh…
VERIFY: Should you get the COVID-19 vaccine if you're feeling sick? - WCNCYouTube
Verify viewer Lori Caplinger from Jessup, Maryland, had a question about getting the vaccine."Normally if you’re sick and want to get the flu vaccine you are...
Delhi-based Cancer Healer Center celebrates ‘World Cancer Day’ - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Cancer Healer Center is encouraging each individual to enact and inspire change in creating a cancer-free world
World Cancer Day 2021: What can a patient do to manage pain? - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Every cancer patient should get adequate pain treatment. For this, speak with your doctor first, suggests Dr Uma Dangi, consultant medical oncology, Fortis Hospital Mulund & Hiranandani Hospital
World Cancer Day 2021: History, Significance, and Theme of the day - Zee NewsIndia.com
On February 4, each year World Cancer Day is celebrated to raise awareness, strive for more equitable cancer treatment, mobilise action, and reduce the global impact of cancer worldwide.
Smartwatch-based monitoring system to help Parkinson's patients - The Tribune IndiaThe Tribune India
It could allow clinicians to remotely monitor the progression of patient's condition and adjust medication plans accordingly
Intensive BP lowering may reduce CV risk in patients exposed to air pollution - Medical DialoguesMedical Dialogues
CLEVELAND - Evidence suggests particulate matter is the air pollutant which poses the greatest...
World Cancer Day 2021: Six warning signs women should not ignore - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
"An early cancer is more amenable to cure than one which has been present for some time. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to the first suspicious sign or symptom," said Dr Karamjit Kaur
World Cancer Day: Role of nutrition, lifestyle changes to control cancer - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
People across the globe need to be aware regarding nutrition and other lifestyle changes that can be implemented to help them recover and potentially reduce the risk of the same cancer recurring or a new one developing.
Vaginal Hygiene: Why it is important - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Your Vagina needs more hygiene than your hands! Maintaining vaginal hygiene with intimate wash has become one of the important parts of women’s lifestyle.
Britain to test mixing and matching of Covid-19 vaccines - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Guidelines in Britain and the U.S. say the vaccines arent interchangeable, but can be mixed if the same kind isn’t available for the second dose or if it’s not known what was given for the first shot.
COVID-19: Is South African Coronavirus strain more worrying for people? - Financial ExpressGoogle News
Smokers should be prioritised for Covid vaccine shots: Study - BusinessLineBusinessLine
Smokers are susceptible to other diseases as well, say researchers
Heres how pain experienced in everyday life impacts memory - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
A new study has found that higher pain intensity is linked to reductions in working memory ability and increased activity in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex.
Coronavirus: Common cold symptoms should be treated as signs of COVID-19, claim general physicians - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
As per reports, 140 east London general practitioners and health care professionals have written and signed an open
Covid-19 variants mutate better in people with weak immunity - BusinessLineBusinessLine
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has witnessed mutations of the virus into its more contagious forms. The mutated strains that had emerged in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil particularly c
Type 2 diabetes' patients experiencing blood sugar swings at higher risk of heart disease - ANI NewsANI News
Washington [US], February 4 (ANI): A new study suggested that patients with type 2 diabetes experiencing big swings in blood sugar levels between doctors' visits are associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
10 best foods for women - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
There are certain vegetables every woman must eat to prevent female health issues.
CDC: Teachers can return to classrooms without vaccinations - WCVB Channel 5 BostonYouTube
Teachers do not need to get vaccinated against Covid-19 before schools can safely reopen, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wed...
States take back hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses held in federal long-term care program - CNNCNN
Hundreds of thousands of Covid-19 vaccine doses are shifting to states after they weren't used by the federal program to vaccinate long-term care facility residents and staff. The doses had been set aside for a federal partnership between the US Centers for …
5 exercise mistakes that prevent weight loss - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Right from the types of exercises you choose to perform to correct your form, every small thing matters when your objective is to shed kilos.
Health officials confident all those who receive their first dose of vaccine will receive second - KMOV St. LouisYouTube
As mass vaccination events are underway throughout the St. Louis metro region, limited supply has some wondering if vaccines will be available when second ap...
Global coronavirus vaccine trust rising, but France, Japan, others sceptical - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Overall, vaccine confidence is higher than in November, when the same survey - conducted in 15 countries and covering 13,500 people each time - found that only 40% would be willing to get vaccinated.
Viral load the main driver of SARS-CoV-2 transmission - News-Medical.NetNews-Medical.Net
A study conducted by researchers in the UK and Spain suggests that viral load is the main determinant of transmission risk in cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection.
This is how early exposure to air pollution affects thinking skills - OrissaPOSTOrissapost.com
Parents, take note. If your child is exposed to air pollution, they may have a decline in thinking skills in later life, a study suggests. The study indicates that greater exposure to air pollution at the very start of life was associated with a detrimental e…
US partners with State of California to open 2 vaccination sites: White House - Sify NewsSify News
Washington [US], February 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The US federal government is partnering with the state of California to open two community vaccination centers, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said on Wednesday.
CDC director says to watch Super Bowl virtually or only with people you already live with - CNBCCNBC
The CDC has published guidance on how to safely watch the Super Bowl, which urges people not to travel to gatherings.
Raw vs. Cooked: What is the right way to eat sprouts? - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
They are low in calories, rich in protein, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and vitamins C and K.
World Cancer Day 2021: The Growing Burden of Childhood Blood Cancer India - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
As per Globocan 2020, over 20,000 new cases of childhood blood cancer are diagnosed every year in India, of which n
AstraZeneca, Oxford expect 'next generation' COVID-19 vaccine to tackle variants by autumn - executive - Economic TimesThe Times of India
Asked when AstraZeneca could produce a next generation vaccine to tackle new variants, AstraZeneca research chief Mene Pangalos said as rapidly as possible .
Yale Researchers Develop Injection To Treat Skin Cancer, Potential To Treat Multiple Tumours In Single Visit - India TimesThe Times of India
Researchers are developing a skin cancer treatment that involves injecting nanoparticles into the tumour, killing cancer cells with a two-pronged approach, as a potential alternative to surgery. The results, published in the journal Proceedings of the Nationa…
The Demographics Of The U.S. Vaccination Campaign [Infographic] - ForbesForbes
According to a CDC analysis, Black Americans have only accounted for 5.4% of all vaccinations in the U.S. so far.
Could the Immune System Hold the Key To Alzheimer's Disease? - The Wire ScienceThewire.in
More and more evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.