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ORS Day 2020: How simple ORS solution saves you from dehydration in diarrhoea
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ORS Day 2020: How simple ORS solution saves you from dehydration in diarrhoea

A person suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting loses electrolytes and minerals present in their body, leading to severe dehydration

Lung ultrasound can detect severity, duration of infection in COVID-19 patients
Health

Lung ultrasound can detect severity, duration of infection in COVID-19 patients

Scientists believe that lung ultrasound is the most effective way of examining various consequences of COVID-19 infection, which could not have been clear with a normal X-ray

During monsoon, Vitamin D deficiency, diarrhoea, malaria among health issues that can affect humans
India

During monsoon, Vitamin D deficiency, diarrhoea, malaria among health issues that can affect humans

Weather changes, moisture and an abundance of allergens usually make monsoon season very difficult for those who have asthma or are prone to respiratory allergies.

How salmonella can enter human body through vegetables: Tips to stop bacteria from causing food poisoning
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How salmonella can enter human body through vegetables: Tips to stop bacteria from causing food poisoning

Salmonellosis is a bacterial infection you should worry about and take precautions against every single day.

Ridiculous: Beijing dismisses Harvard study that suggests COVID-19 was already spreading in China, in August
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Ridiculous: Beijing dismisses Harvard study that suggests COVID-19 was already spreading in China, in August

The research uses satellite images of hospital parking lots in Wuhan and data for symptom-related queries on search engines for things like “cough” and “diarrhoea”.

Here’s a look at some of the bugs that cause diarrhoea and the climate they thrive in
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Here’s a look at some of the bugs that cause diarrhoea and the climate they thrive in

Research shows that diarrhoea follows specific seasonal patterns that can vary with geographical location and climate.

Health Ministry to conduct activities to promote breastfeeding every month till 2022
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Health Ministry to conduct activities to promote breastfeeding every month till 2022

Theme of World Breastfeeding Week is 'To empower parents, enable breastfeeding: Now and for the future'.

Hand washing steps that you need to know for a healthy you
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Hand washing steps that you need to know for a healthy you

The thought that there could be a right or a wrong way to hand washing never crosses our mind.

Women in Science: Biochemist Sandhya Visweswariah’s gusto for research and affirmative action
India

Women in Science: Biochemist Sandhya Visweswariah’s gusto for research and affirmative action

Sandhya Visweswariah is internationally recognised as a world expert in gut disease. She chairs two biological research labs at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru and has received several grants, fellowships and awards.

Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunami
India

Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunami

Considering the magnitude of the housing crisis Kerala has to confront, it’s likely that what both the state and the Centre are doing will fall short of requirements, unless private and corporate donors add to this effort.

Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) will have averted over 3 lakh deaths between 2014 and October 2019: WHO study
India

Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) will have averted over 3 lakh deaths between 2014 and October 2019: WHO study

The Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) would result in averting more than 3 lakh deaths between 2014 and October 2019, said a WHO study.

Diarrhoea took more lives than any other water-borne disease in past five years, govt data shows
India

Diarrhoea took more lives than any other water-borne disease in past five years, govt data shows

Over five years to 2017, water-borne diseases — cholera, diarrhoea, typhoid and viral hepatitis — caused 10,738 deaths, latest government data shows

Women in Science: Sandhya Vishweswariah talks about her research, the gender gap
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Women in Science: Sandhya Vishweswariah talks about her research, the gender gap

Sandhya Vishweswariah says that not much can be done about the gender gap unless leadership at institutes insists on ensuring equal representation of women | #FirstCulture

Over 650 affected with diarrhoea in Kolkata, city municipal corporation denies drinking water is contaminated
India

Over 650 affected with diarrhoea in Kolkata, city municipal corporation denies drinking water is contaminated

At least 28 people were admitted to the Baghajatin State General Hospital with diarrhoea and over 650 were down with symptoms of the disease in Kolkata

Bird flu scare in Bengaluru: 900 fowls culled after H5N1 avian influenza virus is detected; Karnataka govt starts awareness campaign
India

Bird flu scare in Bengaluru: 900 fowls culled after H5N1 avian influenza virus is detected; Karnataka govt starts awareness campaign

As many as 900 fowls were culled after the H5N1 bird flu virus was detected in a dead bird in Bengaluru

War against Rotavirus to get a boost: Government introduces Rotavac vaccine in four more states
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War against Rotavirus to get a boost: Government introduces Rotavac vaccine in four more states

With this, Rotavac vaccine will be available to more than half population of the country. Till now, it was introduced in only four states.

India's child mortality rate declines since 2005; one million lives saved, reveals new study
India

India's child mortality rate declines since 2005; one million lives saved, reveals new study

India prevented the deaths of about one million children under five in 2005-15, says a new study published in Lancet.

As Bihar reels under impact of floods, medicos on motorbikes emerge as symbols of hope
India

As Bihar reels under impact of floods, medicos on motorbikes emerge as symbols of hope

18 doctors on 18 motorcycles rode to 132 flood-hit villages in Bainsa division of Purnia district of Bihar to treat people taken ill with water-borne diseases.

Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolution
India

Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolution

Despite rising expenditure in the health sector, both communicable and non-communicable diseases continue to claim lives in rather big numbers, shows white paper on Delhi’s health sector released by Praja Foundation on Thursday.

UN report: 279 people in Sudan killed from suspected diarrhoea since August 2016
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UN report: 279 people in Sudan killed from suspected diarrhoea since August 2016

At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said.