Experiments on mice show that sound increases pain tolerance
WHO’s urgent call: World needs new antimicrobial resistance vaccines
Anganwadi centres rush to verify children beneficiaries’ Aadhaar
Dengue cases see a rise all over India
India projected to be world’s most populous country next year: UN Report
The world population will reach 8 billion November 15, 2022
New omicron sub-variant detected in China; Macao shuts down casinos
The sub-variant was detected July 8 from Shanghai’s financial district, Pudong; health authorities maintain the case is linked with ...
Decline in adolescent pregnancies ‘alarmingly slow’ in developing countries: UN
Central & southern Asia has one of the highest likelihoods of rapid repeat pregnancies
Droughts raise diarrhoea risk in children: Yale study
Exposure to six-month-long mild or severe drought is associated with an increased diarrhoea risk of 5 or 8 per ...
Zika virus has spread to several parts of India, finds ICMR
Cases from Telangana, Jharkhand confirm local transmission; experts push for more testing
Researchers develop helix-hairpin miniproteins for inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 infection
The artificial peptides can block entry, reduce effect of viruses like SARS-CoV-2
Experts suggest updating vaccines for new variants. How does it work & what are the challenges?
It is easier to update certain vaccine platforms than others, say experts
New sublineages of Omicron’s BA.2 detected in India: How the virus has evolved over time
Sublineages might be behind recent rise in COVID-19 cases
COVID-19 vaccines work well with all body weights BUT underweight, obesity remain risk factors
A group of UK researchers compare how those vaccinated from across various categories fared against the novel coronavirus
Indian study may help better manage Alzheimer’s
A team of researchers at the Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has developed a GPU-based machine learning algorithm ...
Long COVID: Female sex, older age and existing health problems increase risk, say new research
Symptoms can include fatigue, breathlessness, difficulty concentrating and many more – but the precise nature of the symptoms is ...
India home to largest number of opiate users: UN report on drugs
Globally, 209 million consume cannabis, 61 million take opiods, 34 million use amphetamines, 21 million cocaine and 20 million ...
Monkeypox not public health emergency of international concern yet. Do we need to update our understanding of this label?
Emergency Committee meeting indication enough of how serious the monkeypox outbreak is
Update COVID-19 vaccine to target omicron variants: Advisory panel to USFDA
Unclear which combination of updated vaccine will work best; body expected to decide by July
Constitution does not confer right to abortion: US Supreme Court overturns Roe vs Wade
Ruling takes away federal protection for abortion and cuts off access to abortion for 36 million US women
Growing evidence for COVID-19 being seasonal, thrives better in wintertime conditions: WMO
Link emerging between long-term exposure to air pollution and severe COVID-19 infection can be bad for India, WMO study
Polio virus in sewage sample again: This time in UK
The detection signals spread between closely-linked individuals who were administered an oral polio vaccine overseas
COVID-19: Omicron's stealthy behaviour behind reinfections in people with immunity, says new study
People infected with initial strains had less sustained antibody response to omicron, scientists find
COVID-19: What’s driving Portugal’s high caseload, toll despite impressive vaccination rates?
Around 87% of Portugal’s population is fully vaccinated & over 65% received boosters
Business as usual for mental health simply will not do: WHO
All WHO member states have adopted the Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013–2030 but progress has been slow, latest ...
POTS reported in several with Long Covid but lack of awareness delays diagnosis, treatment
Patients turn to Long Covid support groups amid lack of adequate research