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.
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
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.
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
Vitamin D supplements over a long period of time can cause calcium build-up and can weaken the bones, damage kidneys and the heart.
On Tuesday, India saw its largest single-day spike in both, the number of fresh coronavirus positive cases (3,875) and deaths (194)
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
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.
Averaged across the country, hot spells accounted each year for the death of 32 people per million.
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
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
Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac hit out at Yogi Adityanath for his remarks on "inadequate" medical facilities in the state.
India prevented the deaths of about one million children under five in 2005-15, says a new study published in Lancet.
Psychological factors such as decline in memory or just feeling unhealthy are also likely to elevate the risk of early death mortality rate.