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Coronavirus to stay with us for long; Vaccine expected only by 2021-22: WHO Chief Scientist
New Delhi (ISJ): India has seen an exponential growth of Coronavirus cases, despite a prolonged lockdown. According to a data scientist, the burden of cases in the country is expected to cross seven lakhs by the end of first week of July. As on 27...27 Jun 2020 5:08 AM GMT
Is an Ayurvedic response to the COVID-19 outbreak called for?
Dr. Rammanohar. P* Thiruvananthapuram (ISJ): The next days will be crucial for India as the outbreak of the COVID-19 could very well explode into a catastrophic epidemic. As far as India is concerned, the large population, high population density, ...21 March 2020 5:50 AM GMT
US researchers develop oral insulin; test it successfully in rats
Washington (ISJ) - Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence (age-standardized) of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult ...18 July 2018 10:23 AM GMT
Consuming fruits, vegetables, and dals cuts risk of death: study
New Delhi (ISW) - People who consume around 375 to 500 grams of fruits, vegetables, and dal per day are at a reduced risk of death by nearly 23%, a new study published in The Lancet has found. While World Health Organization (WHO) recomme...9 Nov 2017 3:29 PM GMT
Single drug as effective as combo for Lymphatic Filariasis
New Delhi (ISW) - Lymphatic filariasis (LF), a parasitic disease commonly known as elephantiasis, continues to be a public health problem in parts of India. For several years, preventive chemotherapy in the form of Mass Drug Administration ...25 Oct 2017 1:31 PM GMT
Home care for stroke patients ineffective, reveals new study
For years, doctors in Indian hospitals have been recommending home-based care for rehabilitation of stroke patients. But a new study – largest of its kind – has revealed that this does not work.Stroke patients require continuous care including...29 Jun 2017 2:50 PM GMT