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Watch what your child is eating

The procedure was performed by the team led by ENT surgeon Dr V D Pradeep Kumar. 

published : 14 hours ago

New 3D printed vaccine patch offers greater protection than jabs

The ease and effectiveness of the new vaccine may lead to a new way to deliver vaccines that is painless, less invasive than a shot with a needle and can be self-administered.

published : 27 Sep 2021

Social media, activism, trucker caps: the fascinating story behind long COVID

Using social media, patients collected evidence of their symptoms, and advocated for themselves and for further research. Even the term long COVID stems from this activism

published : 27 Sep 2021

Covid pandemic caused biggest decrease in life expectancy since World War II: Oxford study

The study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, found that 27 of the 29 countries saw reduced life expectancy in 2020, and at a scale that wiped out years of progress on mortality.

published : 27 Sep 2021

Technology for a smart childhood

A plethora of recently launched toys, tools and technologies are focussing on the development of children from early childhood.

published : 26 Sep 2021

Lost smell & taste due to Covid-19? This CCMB study can tell you why

Downregulation is the process by which a cell decreases the quantity of a cellular component, such as RNA or protein, in response to an external stimulus.

published : 25 Sep 2021

Vaccinated pregnant women pass high level of antibodies to babies: Study

The research team led by NYU Grossman School of Medicine in the US found that 100 per cent of the infants had protective antibodies at birth.

published : 23 Sep 2021

COVID-19 may be linked to risk of rare syndrome causing paralysis: Study

Guillain-Barre syndrome, an autoimmune disorder which can last for weeks or several years, is relatively rare but can be severe.

published : 23 Sep 2021

'No strong evidence that delta variant of COVID-19 worse for kids', say experts

Delta's ability to spread more easily makes it more of a risk to children and underscores the need for masks in schools and vaccinations for those who are old enough.

published : 23 Sep 2021

COVID, lung disease co-existence may create issues: AIIMS-Delhi study

Any delay in diagnosing these two diseases can lead to poor patient outcomes by failing to isolate a COVID-19 case.

published : 23 Sep 2021

Persistent pain

Here’s why the rising burden of chronic pain is a growing concern 

published : 23 Sep 2021

Growling gut 

Are you facing frequent digestive problems? If so, it could be gastric dysmotility

published : 23 Sep 2021

Pap (smear) talk

A simple test can not only detect pre-cancer or cancerous cells, it can also spot any inflammation and other changes happening on the cell lining of the cervix 

published : 23 Sep 2021

Learning disorder going undetected in kids

Number of dyslexic students brought for consultation has dwindled with schools remaining closed, say doctors

published : 23 Sep 2021

Tiny antibodies from llamas can potentially treat COVID-19: Study

Researchers at the Rosalind Franklin Institute in the UK found that nanobodies -- a smaller, simple form of antibody -- can effectively target the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

published : 22 Sep 2021