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  • Artificial brains may need sleep too: Study

    Washington: No one can say whether androids will dream of electric sheep, but they will almost certainly need periods of rest that offer benefits similar to those that sleep provides to living…

  • World Brain Tumor Day

    World Brain Tumor Day 2020 is aimed at raising awareness about brain tumor and educating people from all sections of the society about this kind of cancer which is not very common. The…

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    Does COVID-19 transmit through meat and vegetables?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a leading, national public health institute of the United States, says that the coronavirus is transmitted from person to person, primarily through respiratory droplets. That…

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    WHO recommends wider use of face masks to curb COVID-19

    GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday updated its guidance on the use of masks for control of COVID-19, advising all people aged 60 years or over, or those with underlying…

  • TASLPA hosts ‘Aphasia awareness month’

    TASLPA hosts ‘Aphasia awareness month’

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists Association (TASLPA), as part of its initiative to create awareness about Aphasia, is hosting Aphasia Tele-rehab, to commemorate the ‘Aphasia Awareness Month’inJune.  Aphasia is an acquired communication disorder…

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    WHO to resume Hydroxychloroquine’s coronavirus trials

    NEW DELHI: The World Health Organisation on Wednesday said that anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) will return to the solidarity trial for the potential treatment of coronavirus disease. At a press conference in…

  • COVID-19: positive cases cross 3,000 with 90 deaths in Telangana

    Scientists identify distinct trait in coronavirus in India

    New Delhi: Scientists at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad have identified a distinct trait in the coronavirus found in the people infected in the country, mostly in the southern…

  • Awareness is key to Aphasia Rehabilitation!

    Awareness is key to Aphasia Rehabilitation!

     Aphasia is acquired communication disorder which impairs the ability to process language, due to brain damageAround two million suffer from Aphasia My brother-in-law, who is in his early 60s, suddenly felt the…

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    COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery at high death risk

    LONDON: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that patients undergoing surgery after contracting COVID-19 are at greatly increased risk of postoperative death, according to a new global study published in The…

  • World No Tobacco Day 31st May 2020

    Hyderabad: The current pandemic has been novel in many ways and the data we have is limited. In the current pandemic, scientists have noted significant differences in how people respond to infection…

  • Molecular shock absorbers buffer axonal tension of nerve cells

    Molecular shock absorbers buffer axonal tension of nerve cells

    Pune: Scientists from Raman Research Institute (RRI), an autonomous institute under the Department of Science &Technology along with IISER Pune and Paris Diderot University, have found out that spectrin, which are flexible…

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    US company trials coronavirus vaccine in Australia

    Canberra: A US biotechnology company announced on Tuesday the start of human trials in Australia of a vaccine for the coronarvirus with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year. Novavax has…

  • Stay cautious while using public places

    Stay cautious while using public places

    Hyderabad: The Union Government of India and respective State Governments have taken a decision to relax lockdown norms to ensure businesses return to normalcy and the entire country is expected to be…

  • Risk of “Dengue” could strike earlier than expected in 2020

    Risk of “Dengue” could strike earlier than expected in 2020

    Hyderabad: The world is rejoicing the dwindling pollution levels, and India is hoping for an early monsoon to suit our conditions! However, there is a plausible “side effect” to these positive implications…

  • Should we delay blood cancer treatment during COVID-19 pandemic

    Should we delay blood cancer treatment during COVID-19 pandemic

    Hyderabad: Blood cancer called acute Leukemia is ‘The most dangerous and life threatening Cancer’ where early initiation of treatment makes huge difference in patient outcome. Clinical Presentation of Blood cancer is variable…

  • Psychological impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmologists high

    Psychological impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmologists high

    Hyderabad: The results of an online study conducted by LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) in collaboration with the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) and The George Institute for Global Health India to…

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    Corona patients may experience mental problems: Study

    London: People taken ill by coronavirus infections may experience psychiatric problems while hospitalised and potentially after they recover, warn researchers. The systematic review, published in the journal ‘The Lancet Psychiatry’, compiled results…

  • More cases in Delhi, Mumbai because people ignored lockdown: HM

    Health Ministry issues advisory for healthcare workers

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Friday issued guidelines on preventive measures, isolation and quarantine for healthcare workers deployed in COVID and non-COVID areas of hospitals. The ministry advised the healthcare facilities…

  • Neurological emergencies should not be delayed: Neurologist

    Neurological emergencies should not be delayed: Neurologist

    Hyderabad: Dr.Sudhir Kumar Senior Consultant Neurologist, Institute of Neurosciences, Apollo Hospitals said that India is in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, a highly contagious viral infection.  The government has enforced a strict lockdown…

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    Coronavirus may never go away, says WHO executive director

    Geneva: Senior World Health Organisation (WHO) official, Michael J Ryan on Wednesday said the coronavirus may become another just another virus in the world community like HIV infection, and may never go…

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    Passive immunisation may slow down COVID-19 infection: Study

    Dubai: Researchers have revealed that passive vaccine or passive immunisation (PI) can provide instant, short-term fortification against infectious agents and slow down coronavirus (COVID-19). Passive immunisation is the term used when an…

  • This drug may improve survival in skin cancer patients

    London: A team of researchers claim that common allergy drug — antihistamines — can improve the survival among patients suffering from serious skin cancer which is also known as malignant melanoma. Antihistamines are…

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    These skin conditions can be symptoms of coronavirus

    New Delhi: Some skin conditions can be considered as the symptoms of coronavirus. These include HivesBumpsBlotches Toes discolouration hives [Representational photo]bumps [Representational photo]Rashes [Representational photo] It is reported that rashes can appear…

  • Covid-19 could have serious implications on Lupus patients

    Covid-19 could have serious implications on Lupus patients

    Hyderabad: While the life expectancy of a person suffering from lupus differs from patient to patient, in times like these when the World is battling with a deadly virus, it is important…

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    Peak in COVID cases can be prevented: AIIMS Director

    New Delhi: AIIMS-Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Thursday said if aggressive efforts are made with concerted focus on COVID-19 hotspots areas and people understand their responsibility, then the positive cases will…

  • Glenmark introduces 3-in-1 inhaler therapy for COPD

    Glenmark introduces 3-in-1 inhaler therapy for COPD

    Hyderabad: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Glenmark), a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of a Single Inhaler Triple Therapy AIRZ-FF – a combination of two bronchodilators, Glycopyrronium & Formoterol and the inhalation corticosteroid Fluticasone…

  • GBRC signs MoU with Neuberg for developing Corona vaccine

    COVID-19 testing at home

    Hyderabad: Medlife, e-Health platform, announces its partnership with Snapdeal, India’s largest value e-tailer, enabling users to order medicines and avail full body health check-ups and curative diagnostic tests through the Snapdeal platform.…

  • Obese people at high risk of COVID-19

    Washington: People with severe obesity are now considered at risk of Covid-19 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The importance of understanding the population at risk is ever-increasing now. Severe…

  • Is it time for Telangana to further ease the lockdown?

    Daneesh Majid Hyderabad: At a time when the prospect of lockdown relaxations are decreasing in the country, Hyderabad received a blow with a two week extension though Telangana is seemingly doing better than…

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    Flu ‘backbone’ headstart for Covid vaccine development: Ella

    MOHAMMED SHAFEEQ Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech believes that the flu ‘backbone’ gives an attractive option and provides a regulatory headstart for rapidly developing a safe and effective vaccine for fighting the Covid-19 virus.…

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