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Decoded: How different immune cells respond to Covid infection

London, April 21 (IANS) Researchers have identified differences in the immune response to Covid-19, between people with no symptoms, compared to those suffering a...

Can alternative medicine systems like Ayurveda be tapped to fight Covid-19?

By S.Ravi New Delhi, April 19 (IANS): Even though Covid-19 vaccination is in full swing, the pandemic continues to affect a huge population, severely affecting...

Experimental antiviral drug effective against Covid: Study

New York, April 18 (IANS) An experimental oral antiviral drug has shown potential in prevention and treatment of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19 infections,...

Why wearing mask is not enough to keep Covid at bay

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) With Covid-19 spreading fiercely in many parts of the country, it has now become extremely important to follow all...

Pink salt to heal your body and mind

By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe New Delhi, April 14 (IANSlife) There are many reasons why Himalayan salt has grown in popularity! But before you delve into...

How Covid gave rise to depression, aggression within families

New York, April 13 (IANS) The onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, which resulted in the sudden isolation of families together at home,...

BP pills may cause skin cancers in elderly

Toronto, April 13 (IANS) Common medications used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) may adversely raise the risk of skin cancers in people aged...

Gujarat heading towards health emergency, says HC

Gandhinagar, April 11 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the worsening coronavirus situation, especially on the healthcare system and infrastructure, the Gujarat High Court...

Why antibiotics may not be good for infants

New York, April 4 (IANS) Exposure to antibiotics in utero and infancy can lead to an irreversible loss of regulatory T-cells in the colon,...

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vax shows 100% efficacy in 12-15 yrs old

New York, March 31 (IANS) Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech on Wednesday announced that their Covid-19 vaccine -- BNT162b2 -- demonstrated 100 per cent...