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Children's Day: COVID-19 showed us glaring holes in the public health system that risk the health of our children
India

Children's Day: COVID-19 showed us glaring holes in the public health system that risk the health of our children

Undernutrition continues to be associated with 50 percent of all under-five deaths and India accounts for third of the world’s stunted children according to the Global Nutrition Report 2018.

COVID-19 in India and USA in infographics: A visual comparison of the situation in both countries
India

COVID-19 in India and USA in infographics: A visual comparison of the situation in both countries

The United States remains the world's worst-affected country, with deaths exceeding 190,000 and cases exceeding 6.3 million. Brazil is in second place in terms of deaths, but India is second in terms of total cases recorded

COVID-19 disrupts healthcare services, could reverse decades of work to reduce child mortality: UN
World

COVID-19 disrupts healthcare services, could reverse decades of work to reduce child mortality: UN

2019 saw the lowest number of global under-five deaths on record with around 5.2 million children died due to preventable illness as compared with 12.5 million in 1990.

Link between low Vitamin D levels, high COVID-19 infection risk established by Israeli researchers
science

Link between low Vitamin D levels, high COVID-19 infection risk established by Israeli researchers

People in their 20's and 50's were also found to be more at-risk for COVID-19 in the study, due to social gatherings and comorbid conditions.

Coronavirus Outbreak: An inexplicable link between people with Vitamin D deficiency getting infected with COVID-19
science

Coronavirus Outbreak: An inexplicable link between people with Vitamin D deficiency getting infected with COVID-19

Vitamin D supplements over a long period of time can cause calcium build-up and can weaken the bones, damage kidneys and the heart.

Rushing out of coronavirus lockdown is laden with risk; India would do well to study Hokkaido case
India

Rushing out of coronavirus lockdown is laden with risk; India would do well to study Hokkaido case

On Tuesday, India saw its largest single-day spike in both, the number of fresh coronavirus positive cases (3,875) and deaths (194)

India is looking to step up antibody testing. What does this mean?
Health

India is looking to step up antibody testing. What does this mean?

Antibody testing is faster than PCR testing - it takes 30 mins as opposed to several hours and also gives an idea of how long ago the person was infected.

Implement 'Work from Home' policy to curb spread of virus infections, advises government to companies
Business

Implement 'Work from Home' policy to curb spread of virus infections, advises government to companies

Companies have been strongly advised to put in place an immediate plan to implement the 'Work from Home' policy as a temporary measure till 31 March.

Global warming to cause thousands of deaths in China, mortality rate in women higher
science

Global warming to cause thousands of deaths in China, mortality rate in women higher

Averaged across the country, hot spells accounted each year for the death of 32 people per million.

World Tuberculosis Day 2019: TB infection can cause infertility in men and women
science

World Tuberculosis Day 2019: TB infection can cause infertility in men and women

Pelvic TB largely affects women in their childbearing year and is diagnosed during tests for infertility.

Game of Thrones: Researchers analyse death patterns in HBO's period drama to predict season 8 survivors
Entertainment

Game of Thrones: Researchers analyse death patterns in HBO's period drama to predict season 8 survivors

The study shows that Game of Thrones characters were more likely to survive if they switched their allegiances, much like Tyrion Lannister

Yogi Adityanath, BJP don't seem to know anything about Kerala's culture, achievements, says state minister Thomas Isaac
India

Yogi Adityanath, BJP don't seem to know anything about Kerala's culture, achievements, says state minister Thomas Isaac

Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac hit out at Yogi Adityanath for his remarks on "inadequate" medical facilities in the state.

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.

Did you know decline in memory, unhealthy feeling can predict early death too?
Life

Did you know decline in memory, unhealthy feeling can predict early death too?

Psychological factors such as decline in memory or just feeling unhealthy are also likely to elevate the risk of early death mortality rate.

Want to live longer? Eat whole grains
Life

Want to live longer? Eat whole grains

Whole grains are widely recommended in many dietary guidelines as healthful food. However, data regarding how much whole grains people eat and mortality were not entirely consistent.