Drug News (Medindia)

Women's Heart Disease Cuts Down by 2030

Cardiovascular disease Commission summarizes 10 recommendations to improve women's health around the world and achieve the global targets set by 2030.

Premature Boys are More Vulnerable to Ageing

Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) boy babies faster ageing process due to more prenatal stress exposure, discloses the need to monitor their health for ideal surviving lifespan.

New Tool to Help Prevent Suicide

A new tool developed by Welsh academics supports health professionals to make clinical decisions about people who may be at risk of taking their own lives.

Oracle, Oxford Join Hands to Identify COVID Variants

Cloud major Oracle and the Oxford University have developed a new tool that helps medical communities and governments to identify and act fast on the more infectious variants of Covid-19.

CDC Suggests Vaccinated Persons Not to Remove Masks

New guideline for vaccinated individuals does not grant permission for widespread removal of masks, the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said.

COVID Deaths Linked to Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer's disease were the most common medical conditions linked with all Covid-19 deaths reported in 2020 in Canada, the media reported.

Yoga Helps Kids With ADHD to Focus

Breathing exercises and yoga were found to have a positive effect on children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

Uncontrolled Diabetes: Major Cause of Black Fungus

Uncontrolled diabetes is emerging as the key factor in acquiring black fungus infection or mucormycosis, which is surfacing in COVID-19 patients after recovery, say experts.

India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India has recorded 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, and 4,077 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

Covaxin Offers Protection Against New COVID-19 Variants

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin demonstrates protection against the new Covid-19 variants, says new study. A modest reduction in neutralisation was observed against B1617 variant compared to vaccine variant.