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BCG vaccine stimulates immune responses against Covid-19: Study - BusinessLine

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BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guerin), a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) disease, is effective to contain multiple infectious diseases including Covid-19 by evoking immune responses, a study published in Cell … [+1962 chars]

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Survey says despite risk of COVID-19, cigar smokers are smoking more - Times Now

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North Carolina: Results from an online survey suggest that though cigar smokers are concerned about their health and COVID-19 but are eventually smoking more during the pandemic. The survey involvin… [+3689 chars]

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Contrary to earlier studies, scientists decode how immune system malfunctions in severe Covid-19 cases - Times of India

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Aug 08, 2020, 11:41AM ISTSource: TOI.inContrary to earlier studies, scientists have found that severe Covid-19 does not solely result in a hyperactive immune system, but instead the body's defence re… [+1186 chars]

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COVID-19: Use your electric cooker to sanitise your face mask in 50 minutes - TheHealthSite

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High demand during the COVID-19 pandemic has created severe shortages for health care providers and other essential workers, prompting a search for creative approaches to sanitization. There are many… [+3772 chars]

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8 ways to boost your stamina at home naturally - Times of India

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The lockdown time was a phase of unlearning and slow down for us. Unfortunately, that also meant that for lack of an active lifestyle, our stamina slowed down too. Stamina means a person's ability t… [+411 chars]

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Study reveals body weight has surprising, alarming impact on brain function - Times Now

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Washington: As a person's weight goes up, all regions of the brain go down in activity and blood flow, according to a new brain imaging study. The new study was published in the Journal of Alzheimer… [+2995 chars]

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China seals village in inner Mongolia after a death reported due to ‘Bubonic Plague’ - BusinessLine

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The Chinese administration has sealed a village located in inner Mongolia after the death of a person due to bubonic plague, a medieval disease known for unleashing the most deadly pandemic in human … [+1259 chars]

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Re-emergence Of Tick-Borne Virus In China: All You Need To Know - BOOM

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China has seen the re-emergence of a tick-borne virus that has taken over seven lives and infected over 60 people, according to news reports earlier in the week. While the cases of the global COVID-1… [+2615 chars]

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Restrictions reimposed in parts of Ireland - Daijiworld.com

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Dublin, Aug 8 (IANS): Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin announced that restrictions will be reimposed in some parts of the country due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. The latest me… [+1789 chars]

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Study finds asymptomatic Covid-19 patients spread virus similar to symptomatic ones - Hindustan Times

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A South Korean study, published in medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine, has found that asymptomatic carriers of Covid-19 spread the virus similar to the symptomatic patients. The study suggests th… [+1448 chars]

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Brazilian billionaire Lemann leads initiative to build COVID-19 vaccine factory - Reuters India

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian billionaire Jorge Lemann’s foundation and other business interests will fund the building of factory to produce the COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford Universi… [+1866 chars]

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Rare syndrome linked to Covid-19 found in nearly 600 US children: CDC - Deccan Herald

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Nearly 600 children were admitted to US hospitals with a rare inflammatory syndrome associated with the novel coronavirus over four months during the peak of the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Con… [+1571 chars]

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People with postural hypotension may have higher risk of dementia - Medical Dialogues

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MINNEAPOLIS - Researchers have found that people with postural hypotension have greater likelihood of developing dementia later in life.Some people who feel dizzy or lightheaded when they stand up ma… [+3011 chars]

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Covid registry: PGI to be mentor institute for neighbouring states - The Tribune India

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Naina Mishra Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 7 The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) will be the mentor institute for Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakh… [+1585 chars]

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5 unusual food combinations that can help your shed kilos - Times of India

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You all might have tried green tea with lemon, but mint can be a great addition to this combination. Green tea with a dash of lemon and some crushed mint leaves can keep you hydrated for a long time … [+155 chars]

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Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Ovarian Cancer - SurvivorNet

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No two cases of ovarian cancer are the same. Different ovarian cancer patients can have very different outcomes, even when they have the same stage cancer and they undergo the same therapies. Figurin… [+4711 chars]

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Possible challenge of COVID-19 vaccination – The Shillong Times - The Shillong Times

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By Mattimi Passah After these long gloomy months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. It is a hope that a vaccine will be available … [+8273 chars]

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