Toronto Chinese Canadians donate against coronavirus in China(03:54) Toronto, Jan 26 (IANS) The Confederation of Toronto Chinese Canadian Organizations (CTCCO) launched a drive on Saturday to raise donations for the Chinese city of Wuhan to prevent cross-infection and curb the spreading of the novel coronavirus-related pneumonia.
Novel Coronavirus reaches Indo-Nepal border(03:54) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) There will now be an intensive screening of people along the Indo-Nepal border to deal with the menace of Novel Coronavirus. This decision has been taken after confirmation of coronavirus being found in Nepal.
Principal Secy to PM holds meet on coronavirus(21:55) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) On the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister P.K. Mishra chaired a meeting on the coronavirus outbreak in China.
Odisha govt issues advisory for coronavirus(20:41) Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) Following outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (nCoV) in China and a few suspected cases in the country, the Odisha government on Saturday issued an advisory to the authorities to remain prepared to deal with the situation.
Coronavirus: How fear has gripped the world(20:22) By Sfoorti Mishra New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The China office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) was informed regarding a cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology or unknown cause, detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China in December 2019. Since then the novel Coronavirus has set alarm bells ringing for health community across the globe.
Coronavirus: Govt issues travel advisory on China(16:55) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Health Ministry on Saturday issued a travel advisory to those visiting China from India or coming back from there in the wake of the outbreak of the contagious novel coronavirus.
Central teams to visit airports to screen for coronavirus(16:54) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said central teams have been sent to conduct thermal screening of Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) at seven designated airports - New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kochi.
Air pollution linked to changes in brain structure in kids(13:35) New York, Jan 25 (IANS) Exposure to high levels of traffic-related air pollution at age 1 may lead to structural changes in the brain at the age of 12 which can influence the development of various physical and mental processes, warns a study.
Jessica Simpson got hooked on to diet pills(12:30) Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson has revealed she was body shamed to such levels that she was almost pushed to the edge and started hearing voices.
High-protein diets clog arteries, up heart disease risk(11:07) New York, Jan 25 (IANS) High-protein diets may help people lose weight and build muscle, but there is a downside to it a" a greater heart attack risk. Researchers now report that high-protein diets boost artery-clogging plaque.
Baby dies in Bengal after eunuchs dance with it(23:24) Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) A one-and-a-half month-old baby died allegedly after three eunuchs broke into a jig carrying the child in Jhargram of West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Friday, police said.
Two suspected Coronavirus patients in Mumbai test negative (Lead)(23:24) Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Two persons, who arrived here from China, were placed under isolation for medical observations for suspected exposure to Coronavirus, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation officials said on Friday. However, later, the Union Health Ministry announced that both have tested negative.
WHO not to declare nCoV as global health emergency yet(20:02) New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The emergency committee, set up by the World Health Organisation over the ongoing outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in China's Wuhan city, on Thursday concluded that the event did not constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
Low-dose aspirin may help new mothers cut preterm birth risk(18:55) New York, Jan 24 (IANS) Daily low-dose aspirin, from as early as the sixth week of pregnancy through the 36th week, may lower the risk of preterm birth among first-time mothers, suggest the results of a clinical trial which involved women from several low and middle-income countries, including India.
More autonomy at work cuts low back pain risk(18:02) London, Jan 24 (IANS) While physical factors such as incorrect posture or sitting for too long are generally related to chronic low back pain, new research has found that employees with more job control are less likely to suffer from the disease.
Two suspected Coronavirus patients isolated in Mumbai(17:55) Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Two persons, who arrived here from China, have been placed under isolation for medical observations for suspected exposure to Coronavirus, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation officials said on Friday.