'Good cholesterol' may protect liver: Study
  • 'Good cholesterol' may protect liver: Study(23:20)

    New York, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a type of "good cholesterol" that protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.

Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study
  • Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study(19:32)

    New York, July 24 (IANS) While diabetes is known to be a risk factor for severe Covid outcomes, researchers are now observing a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalised with Covid-19 -- an increase in new-onset hyperglycemia, or high levels of blood sugar lasting months after the infection.

China's Sinopharm Covid jab less effective in elderly: Study
US purchased extra 200 million doses of Covid jab: Pfizer
NASA to take SpaceX flight for Mission to Jupiter's icy moon
Cases of dry eyes, digital screen strain, mature cataract on the rise
BARC develops & transfers cotton-based biodegradable oil absorbent to pvt firm
India, Israel to collaborate in life sciences, agritech
Hubble telescope back in action, releases new images
  • Hubble telescope back in action, releases new images(18:22)

    Washington, July 23 (IANS) NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has returned to full science observations and released new images, following recovery from a computer anomaly that suspended the telescopes observations for more than a month.

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever: Study
Hypertension, digestive diseases and diabetes are among the top three most prevalent NCDs
  • Hypertension, digestive diseases and diabetes are among the top three most prevalent NCDs(15:58)

    New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the apex trade association of the country, as part of its 'Illness to Wellness' campaign, today unveiled India's largest primary healthcare survey report on the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in the county followed by a virtual panel discussion.

US CDC hints at Covid booster doses for 'immunocompromised'
  • US CDC hints at Covid booster doses for 'immunocompromised'(13:38)

    Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering to incolate all "immunocompromised" people with additional doses of the Covid vaccines, amid surging infections from the Delta variant, the media reported.

'No way': China on WHO's plans to revisit Covid lab leak theory
Why Delta Covid variant is spreading rapidly
  • Why Delta Covid variant is spreading rapidly(18:42)

    Beijing, July 22 (IANS) People infected with the Delta variant of Covid-19 produce far more virus than those infected with the original version of coronavirus making it very easy to spread, according to a study.

Kerala researchers upbeat after documenting 1st black palm squirrel in subcontinent
Malnutrition may increase risk of Covid severity: Study
Traditional Japanese breakfast may be effective against Covid
GUVNL withdraws subsidy, leaves 4,000 solar projects stranded
IITM model to help reduce air pollution in Delhi
  • IITM model to help reduce air pollution in Delhi(17:34)
    By Nivedita Khandekar

    July 21, New Delhi (IANS) Much ahead of the air pollution season in north-west India, especially in Delhi-NCR, scientist have come up with a Decision Support System (DSS) that will not just help zero in on the exact sources contributing to Delhi's pollution, but also predict practical scenarios in winters.

Covid is a test and world is failing: WHO chief
  • Covid is a test and world is failing: WHO chief(17:16)

    Tokyo, July 21 (IANS) As Japan goes ahead with Olympics 2021, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday said that the coronavirus pandemic is a test in which the world is failing.

Scientists discover 15,000-year-old viruses from Tibetan glacier
  • Scientists discover 15,000-year-old viruses from Tibetan glacier(14:50)

    New York, July 21 (IANS) Scientists have found viruses nearly 15,000-years-old in two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of those viruses, which survived because they had remained frozen, are unlike any viruses that have been cataloged to date.

Took 3 different Covid shots, says Chinese top health official
  • Took 3 different Covid shots, says Chinese top health official(13:48)

    Beijing, July 21 (IANS) While scientists across the globe are debating on the need for a third booster jab against Covid-19 and whether the shots can be mixed, China's top disease control official said he has taken three different shots against the infectious disease, the media reported.

Heart-related test may indicate death risk in Covid patients
Sinopharm vaccine highly efficient against Delta variant: Study
  • Sinopharm vaccine highly efficient against Delta variant: Study(01:42)

    Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Researchers from one of Sri Lanka's leading universities, the Sri Jayewardenepura University, have found that China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine is highly efficient against the Delta variant which has become the dominant variant across the world.

Low-cost electrical contact material developed for thermoelectric devices