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India logs 16,326 fresh COVID cases, 666 deaths in past 24 hours 23-10-2021 10:30 India on Saturday registered 16,326 fresh Covid cases and 666 deaths, according to the latest data from the Union Health Ministry. The new fatalities have increased the overall death toll to...

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Akshay Naik 14 October 2021
Intermittent fasting, an eating pattern that fluctuates between periods of eating and fasting, has rapidly become one of the most popular health and fitness trends for the many benefits it offers. Recently, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), after a comprehensive...

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Akshay Naik 08 October 2021
Human brains sometimes develop abnormal clumps of proteins, called amyloid clumps and tangles, as a result of the ageing effects on brain tissue. These proteins are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease and usually interfere with thinking and problem-solving skills. In a new study, published in...

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IANS 30 September 2021
India records over 20,000 new COVID cases again after 3 days 30-09-2021 10:30 India witnessed yet another surge in daily Covid cases on Thursday, pushing the daily tally over 20,000 cases after three days. According to Union Health Ministry's report on Thursday morning, as many as...

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IANS 22 September 2021
After all round severe criticism for the recent travel advisory that prescribed 10 days quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians, the UK's new advisory has accommodated SII's Covishield as an approved vaccine.   The new travel advisory that will be implemented from October 4 at 4 a.m....

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Akshay Naik 30 August 2021
Eating just one hot dog filled with meat could cost consumers 36 minutes of their healthy life, a new study published in the journal Nature Food has found. While eating a serving of nuts, instead, could help one gain 26 minutes of healthy life.   Conducted by the University of...

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Cutting 20 per cent of sugar from packaged foods and 40 per cent from beverages can prevent death as well as the onset of cardiavascular diseases and diabetes in millions of people worldwide, according to a study.   The study, led by a team of researchers from Massachusetts General...

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India records over 41,000 COVID cases and 593 deaths in a day 31-07-2021 10:00 India recorded 41,649 fresh Covid-19 cases with 593 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed on Saturday. On Tuesday (July 27), India had registered 29,689 new...

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Anger is growing in Australia as 13 million people -- about half the nation's population, endure fresh lockdowns to deal with the Covid-19 outbreaks. Many people have expressed frustration at being back in the highly policed lockdowns 18 months into the pandemic.   A third state,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 20 July 2021
Contrary to the ground reports of deaths due to lack of oxygen supply, the Union government on Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that no deaths due to lack of oxygen has been specifically reported by the states and Union Territories (UTs).   Mansukh Mandaviya, the newly appointed minister...

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Acne can be a big problem for many people. It's not just about the way that it looks, but also how it feels to have acne on your face. But don't worry! There are plenty of ways to treat acne and get clear skin without having to wait for months or years. In this blog post, we will discuss the...

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The Centre has exempted basic Customs duty on the import of specific APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients) for Black Fungus medicine Amphotericin B and the raw materials used for manufacturing Covid test kits.   A notification issued by the Department of Revenue said that the basic...

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Covid-19 likely contributed to 216.4 million excess doses of antibiotics for adults, suggesting that the drug was used by almost everyone to treat mild and moderate cases of coronavirus infection in the country, claims a research pointing out Covid guidelines were not followed.   The...

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At 817, India records least deaths since 10th April 30-06-2021 10:00 India reported 45,951 new Covid-19 cases and 817 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday. This is the lowest number of deaths due to Covid...

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Kolkata Police have arrested a man allegedly for running a fake vaccination in Kasba area in the southern fringes of the city based on a complaint by Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty.   The actor-turned-politician found the camp suspicious when she received no official...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 June 2021
Odisha government has constituted an eight-member technical committee to study the cause of COVID infection among people even after complete vaccination. The state government has set up the panel after noticing that several coronavirus infections are being reported among people who have...

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In order to ensure the cuts in GST (goods and services tax) rates of essential Covid-19 drugs and other medications is passed on to consumers, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has directed all pharma manufacturing and marketing companies to revise the maximum retail price (MRP)...

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Moneylife Digital Team 16 June 2021
Refuting rumours spread by some social media posts about the use of newborn calf serum in Covaxin, the Union government on Wednesday clarified that the coronavirus (COVID) vaccine manufactured by Bharat Biotech Ltd, does not contain newborn calf serum.    Giving clarification on the...

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There has been sharp decline in both new and active Covid-19 cases across India for the last few days, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.   Addressing a digital press conference on current situation, Joint Secretary, Health, Lav Agarwal said that in the 24 hours, India has...

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Only 27 per cent of those who tried to get Covid vaccine appointment on the CoWIN/Aarogya Setu app in the last seven days were able to do so, said a survey by LocalCircles.   The survey sought to understand the magnitude of issues with the CoWIN portal that still persist. When people...

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