world kidney day 2018 awareness is the key

World Kidney Day 2018 – Awareness is the Key

Introduction It was the historic year of 2006, when International Society of Nephrology and International Federation of Kidney Foundations brought together 66 countries and decided...

Lack of enthusiasm and interest signals higher risk of dementia

Dementia is the general term for many symptoms associated with brain decline that gets progressively worse over time. There is no known cure or...
Acid reflux drugs linked to higher diabetes risk

Acid reflux drugs linked to higher diabetes risk

Acid reflux drugs are used to treat acid reflux, peptic ulcers, and indigestion. They are among the top 10 most commonly used drugs worldwide. However,...
Six feet social distancing may not be enough for staying safe

Six feet social distancing may not be enough for staying safe

With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing every day, doctors and scientists offer insights on how to separate yourself from others, while still getting...
Drinking coffee can reduce Parkinson's tremors in some people

Drinking coffee can reduce Parkinson’s tremors in some people

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder. The age of onset of PD is usually over 60, but it is estimated that one...
India Develops Inexpensive, Paper-Based COVID-19 Test

India Develops Inexpensive, Paper-Based COVID-19 Test

Indian scientists from the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) have successfully developed a low-cost, paper strip test that can detect the raging...
Vitamin D Reduces COVID-19 Mortality for Elders

Vitamin D Reduces COVID-19 Mortality for Elders

If we compare the Covid-19 data across different countries, it is clear that the mortality rate due to Covid-19 in some countries is higher...
Face Shields and Masks With Valves Ineffective Against Coronavirus

Face Shields and Masks With Valves Ineffective Against Coronavirus

The entire world is facing the threat of COVID-19 and the number of people affected by the disease has reached tens of millions. Govts...
upset stomach may be a sign of coronavirus

Upset stomach may be a sign of Coronavirus in children

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic began, the list of symptoms of the disease has only been getting longer. While initially three symptoms – fever,...
virus level in blood predict covid severity

Virus levels in blood may predict COVID severity in humans

People respond very differently to infection with the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). While some patients develop no symptoms at all, others will develop severe disease...
wearing goggles can protect your eyes from covid-19

Wearing a mask can affect our eyes, Report says

Due to the Corona pandemic, almost everyone is wearing a mask fearing an infection. While this protective measure is essential to combat COVID-19’s spread,...
herd-immunity

Herd Immunity Attempt of COVID-19 Infection May Lead to Major Fatalities...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, warned the death toll would be enormous if the U.S. allowed the...

Researchers Say They’ve Found 1st COVID-19 Reinfection Case in Hong Kong

The New York Times has published the case of a 33-year-old Hong Kong man who got infected by the novel coronavirus a second time....
Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Study Shows Promising Results

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Study Shows Promising Results

Amid the race to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, Novavax, a biotech company’s COVID-19 vaccine study generated a promising immune response in an early-stage clinical...
More than Half of COVID Survivors Suffer Psychiatric Disorder

More than Half of COVID Survivors Suffer Psychiatric Disorder

A study from a hospital in Milan, Italy has uncovered another complication to the process of recovering from the new coronavirus. More than half...

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