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Delhi govt to give pulse oximeters to all COVID-19 patients in home isolation: What the device does and how to operate it
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Delhi govt to give pulse oximeters to all COVID-19 patients in home isolation: What the device does and how to operate it

The alarms on a pulse oximeter will alert you if your blood oxygen levels drop below 90 percent, if you have low or high pulse rate or if the oximeter cannot detect your pulse.

Genetic analysis of COVID-19 patient's blood show people with type A might be severely infected compared to Type O
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Genetic analysis of COVID-19 patient's blood show people with type A might be severely infected compared to Type O

However, the evidence of the role of blood type is “tentative ... it isn’t enough of a signal to be sure,” said Dr Eric Topol, head of the Scripps Research Institute.

Diet and adult acne: New study shows how they’re connected and which food to avoid
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Diet and adult acne: New study shows how they’re connected and which food to avoid

A new study published in JAMA Dermatology in June 2020 indicates that consuming certain foods has a higher likelihood of causing adult acne.

With a recent translation, Sunil Gangopadhyay's Bengali novel Blood is set to entice a new generation of readers
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With a recent translation, Sunil Gangopadhyay's Bengali novel Blood is set to entice a new generation of readers

Renowned Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay’s Blood is the story of Tapan, who spends years running away from the trauma of his father’s murder at the hands of a British officer, only to run into Alice, the daughter of his father’s killer, while on a visit to the UK.

Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
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Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks

It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided

Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
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Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial

California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala to start clinical trial of plasma therapy by April-end, awaits approval from Drug Controller of India
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala to start clinical trial of plasma therapy by April-end, awaits approval from Drug Controller of India

Kerala is set to commence convalescent plasma therapy, which uses antibodies from the blood of cured patients, to treat critically ill coronavirus cases on a trial basis

Novel study finds exercising allows the blood to carry more oxygen to reach the brain
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Novel study finds exercising allows the blood to carry more oxygen to reach the brain

People change their breathing patterns when doing cognitive tasks like exercising.

National Cancer Awareness Day: How pancreas are vulnerable to this deadly disease, its causes, symptoms and why it is hard to detect
Health

National Cancer Awareness Day: How pancreas are vulnerable to this deadly disease, its causes, symptoms and why it is hard to detect

Exact cause of pancreatic cancer is not known yet, though doctors suggest that factors like family history, chronic pancreatitis, diabetes, overweight, alcohol consumption, smoking might increase risk

How women astronauts are dealing with Aunt Flow in zero gravity environs of space
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How women astronauts are dealing with Aunt Flow in zero gravity environs of space

Women can get periods in space was once used as an argument that they shouldn’t be astronauts.

Jonas Brothers announce memoir, Blood, co-written with Neil Straus; book to release in November
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Jonas Brothers announce memoir, Blood, co-written with Neil Straus; book to release in November

Jonas Brothers have written their memoir Blood along with author Neil Strauss.

Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds
science

Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds

The molecules from sea lamprey combined with other therapies can reach brain tumours when other medicines can't.

World Blood Donor Day: India 60 tankers short of blood in 2016-17; Bihar, Uttar Pradesh worst afflicted
India

World Blood Donor Day: India 60 tankers short of blood in 2016-17; Bihar, Uttar Pradesh worst afflicted

India fell short of 1.9 million units of blood in 2016-17, that could have aided more than 320,000 heart surgeries or 49,000 organ transplants.

Indian scientists have developed a mechanism to rejuvenate aged stem cells
News & Analysis

Indian scientists have developed a mechanism to rejuvenate aged stem cells

Researchers used 6‐8 weeks and 18‐24 months old mice because age‐associated changes in human hematopoietic stem cells are similar to those observed in mouse

Study called 'Human Project' gears up to recruit and ask 10,000 people to share life's data
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Study called 'Human Project' gears up to recruit and ask 10,000 people to share life's data

Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting participants from across the city next year for a study so sweeping it’s called “The Human Project".

World Blood Donor Day tomorrow: Kerala governor P Sathasivam to felicitate institutions
India

World Blood Donor Day tomorrow: Kerala governor P Sathasivam to felicitate institutions

On this World Blood Donor Day, Thiruvananthapuram governor P Sathasivam will inaugurate the celebrations organised by Terumo Penpol in association with All Kerala Donors Society at Vylopilly Samskrithi Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram on 14 June at 10 am.

Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface that allows communication with paralysed
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Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface that allows communication with paralysed

Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface that reads the brain's blood oxygen levels and enables communication by deciphering the thoughts of patients who are totally paralysed and unable to talk.

Odisha: Woman dies after getting wrong blood type during transfusion in govt hospital
India

Odisha: Woman dies after getting wrong blood type during transfusion in govt hospital

On Wednesday, a woman died allegedly after being given the wrong blood group at a government run hospital at Keonjhar in Odisha, triggering tension in the area and the dismissal of two employees.

Put down that bottle! Even a drink a day is bad for you, says American Heart Association Journal
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Put down that bottle! Even a drink a day is bad for you, says American Heart Association Journal

Even moderate alcohol consumption — having just one drink a day — over a long period of time may damage the heart and increase risk of stroke, says a study by

New research could transform different blood groups into one universal type
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New research could transform different blood groups into one universal type

Researchers have created an enzyme that could transform all donated blood into a universal type and can be given to any patient.