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Heart health in obese adults may improve by cutting 200 calories daily and exercising - Hindustan Times

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According to a new study, cutting just 200 calories a day with moderate exercise reaped bigger rewards than exercise alone for older, obese adults. Among older adults with obesity, combining aerobic… [+5082 chars]

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WATCH: Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workers - The Manila Times

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Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, had its deadliest day with 2,069 deaths from COVID-19 last Tuesday and fatalities remain high. As of Sunday, total official cases stood at more th… [+1228 chars]

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Covid-19 updates: Long-lasting coronavirus symptoms rare in kids, study suggests - Mint

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Most children who get Covid-19 recover within a week, according to a large U.K. study that may help soothe fears about whether kids who get sick will face the most protracted forms of the disease. S… [+1326 chars]

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Number Theory: A story of two worlds hit differently by the Delta variant of Covid - Hindustan Times

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New infections of Covid-19 have once again started surging across the world, with several countries reporting a record number of new infections. Experts have blamed the latest surge on the global spr… [+4483 chars]

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Now ask Alexa to find nearest Covid vaccine centre - Times Now

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New Delhi: Amazon Alexa has been updated with the latest Covid-19 related features for Indian users. The virtual assistant can help you find nearest Covid-19 testing centres, vaccination centres, and… [+1914 chars]

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Food choices at 'all-you-can-eat' buffet linked to chances of weight gain: Study - Times Now

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Kansas: During a new study, the University of Kansas researchers analysed people's choices when confronted with an all-you-can-eat buffet. The study published in the journal Appetite found out that t… [+5222 chars]

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Increased Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke In First Two Weeks Following COVID-19: Lancet Study - Swachh India NDTV

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  • The researchers used two statistical methods in the study
  • Results show how important it is to vaccinate against COVID-19: Co-author
  • Researchers emphasis on vaccina… [+9002 chars]

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US cautions against travel to 'highest risk' countries as Delta variant of COVID surge - Republic World

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The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory on Monday, placing Greece, Ireland, Iran, Kazakhstan, and the US Virgin Islands under the 'highest risk' category … [+2124 chars]

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Rickets Cases Rising, Kids Of Affluent Families Getting Afflicted: Delhi Hospital - NDTV

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Rickets is caused by a lack of vitamin D, calcium or phosphorous. (Representational) New Delhi: A private facility in Delhi has been reporting a rise in the number of cases of rickets since last yea… [+2859 chars]

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Trinity College Dublin: The music of silence: imagining a song triggers similar brain activity to moments of mid-music silence - India Education Diary

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Imagining a song triggers similar brain activity as moments of silence in music, according to a pair of just-published studies in the Journal of Neuroscience. The results collectively reveal how the… [+2473 chars]

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Johns Hopkins University: Anti-Parasitic Drug Slows Pancreatic Cancer in Mice - India Education Diary

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As the third-most lethal cancer in the United States, with only a 1% five-year survival rate for people with its most aggressive form, pancreatic cancer has long been a target of researchers who sear… [+2712 chars]

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Oh dear! From US to India, even animals are infected by COVID - The Federal

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One-third of white-tailed deer in the north-eastern part of the United States have developed antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, indicating they had been infected in one way or the other, according to a s… [+2444 chars]

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Amazon Alexa to provide info on COVID-19 testing centres, vaccines to users in India - Devdiscourse

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Digital assistant AmazonAlexa can now help users in India with COVID-19-related information, including details of nearest testing centres and vaccination points as well as answer queries about inocul… [+2071 chars]

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Midodrine effective drug for recurrent fainting spells in patients with vasovagal syncope: Study - Medical Dialogues

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Compared with patients taking placebo, about 20% fewer people taking the midodrine pill fainted during 12 months of follow-up. Canada: Oral midodrine when administered with guideline-directed teachi… [+2404 chars]

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Carnegie Mellon University: Text Reminders Boost Vaccine Appointments - India Education Diary

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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of California, Los Angeles found text-based nudges are an effective way to remind people to schedule their first COVID-19 vaccination appo… [+4782 chars]

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Researchers says Nigella sativa aka Kalonji may help in treatment for Covid-19 infection - India TV News

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Australian researchers have found that seeds of the plant, Nigella sativa, better known as Kalonji, could be utilised in the treatment of Covid-19 infection. The flowering plant, native to north Afri… [+2445 chars]

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Covid not linked to increased preterm births, stillbirths: Study - The Shillong Times

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Toronto, Aug 3 : Canadian researchers have found no increase in preterm births or stillbirths during the first year of the pandemic, alleviating concerns about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on … [+1642 chars]

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Sleeping More Isn't Always the Best Idea, New Study Reveals - Optic Flux

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Sleeping is a crucial part of staying healthy, and researchers are always searching for ways to support that. A recent study, however, found that getting more sleep isn’t always beneficial. Such a t… [+1826 chars]

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