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Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study

Home >Science >Health >Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study Picture for representation. (REUTERS) 2 min read . Updated: 01 Oct 2020, 11:58 AM IST ANI The study also offered some insights into the sleep patterns and stress levels of people during the pandemic lockdown Washington: In a paper published in Frontiers in Psychology,…

Cardiac arrest common in sick Covid-19 patients: Study

New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Cardiac arrest is common in critically ill patients with Covid-19 and is associated with poor survival, particularly among patients aged 80 or older, say researchers. The findings, published in the journal The BMJ, could help guide end-of-life care discussions with critically ill patients with Covid-19 and their families, say the…

Researchers to explore anti-TNF drug to treat Covid-19 patients at care homes

Researchers at the University of Oxford are exploring the anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drug adalimumab to treat Covid-19 patients, especially at care homes.For the trial, researchers will enrol around 750 candidates from community care centres across the United Kingdom in October. The AVID-CC trial will be conducted by the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU).Researchers…

Mosquitoes cannot transmit the coronavirus: Study

Home >Science >Health >Mosquitoes cannot transmit the coronavirus: Study The coronavirus was unable to survive and replicate itself in any of the insects: Study 3 min read . Updated: 01 Oct 2020, 11:51 AM IST Nancy Lapid , Reuters In laboratory experiments, researchers allowed several species of disease-carrying mosquitoes, plus some other biting insects, to…

US FDA widens scope of safety inquiry into AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration has broadened its investigation of a serious illness in AstraZeneca Plc's Covid-19 vaccine study and will look at data from earlier trials of similar vaccines developed by the same scientists, three sources familiar with the details told Reuters.AstraZeneca's large, late-stage US trial has remained on hold since September 6, after a study…

Weight loss journey: “I lost 23 kilos in just 5 months without stepping into the gym!”

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on - Oct 1, 2020, 07:00 ISTclose01/6​Weight loss journey: “I lost 23 kilos in just 5 months without stepping into the gym!” Being a doctor, when 24-year-old Suparna Suthesh saw firsthand how difficult life gets when you pile on excess kilos, she decided there and then to lose all the extra…

Superspreaders led to 60% Covid-19 cases: Study

A tenth of all patients infected with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) become “superspreaders” and account for 60% of new infections, while 70% of infected patients do not pass the disease to anyone else, shows a study on transmission patterns of Sars-CoV-2 published in the journal Science — the first time numbers are being put to…

UK Covid rules may be working, 80,000-person mass survey shows

Home / World News / UK Covid rules may be working, 80,000-person mass survey shows There are signs that restrictions on social contact such as limiting gatherings to groups of six may be helping slow the spread of Covid-19 across the UK, according to a major study.Researchers from Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI tested…

Study finds cardiac arrest common in critically ill Covid-19 patients

NEW DELHI: Cardiac arrest is common in critically ill patients with Covid-19 and is associated with poor survival, particularly patients who are 80 years or older, finds a study published in the ‘BMJ’ underlining the need to ensure the elderly population is protected against the infection. Doctors in India agree that chances of survival are…

New trial to evaluate anti-TNF drug as a treatment for COVID-19 patients begins -Medical.Net

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 30 2020 Researchers at the University of Oxford are starting a new study to explore the effectiveness of the anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drug adalimumab as a treatment for patients with COVID-19 in the community, especially care homes. The AVID-CC trial, which will be conducted by Oxford Clinical Trials Research…

Fewer cases of dengue than last year during monsoon

Nashik: The city has recorded 37 dengue cases this month (till September 26) as against 28 in the previous month, taking the total number of cases to 152 since January 1, but the situation is much better this year. A total of 348 dengue cases were reported during the corresponding period in 2019 because of…

Neanderthal gene increases risk of severe coronavirus: study

Possessing Neanderthal genes can increase the chances of suffering a severe form of COVID-19, a new study out of Germany has shown. People with this genetic cluster are three times as likely to need a ventilator. A major risk factor for contracting severe forms of COVID-19 is a gene cluster inherited from Neanderthals, according to…
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How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

Last Updated : Oct 01, 2020 01:54 PM IST | Source: AP Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two. How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you…

Cardiac arrest common in sick Covid-19 patients

Photo for representational purpose only. iStock New York, October 1 Cardiac arrest is common in critically ill patients with Covid-19 and is associated with poor survival, particularly among patients aged 80 or older, say researchers. The findings, published in the journal The BMJ, could help guide end-of-life care discussions with critically ill patients with Covid-19…

Beware: Vitamin D deficiency can make you obese and lead to stunted growth

Vitamin D, or the ‘Sunshine Vitamin as it is also known as, is one of the essential nutrients that makes your bones and teeth stronger, wards off infections and diseases and keeps you cheerful. This fat-soluble vitamin can also bring down your risk of cancer, autoimmune diseases, heart disease and diabetes. But unfortunately, as many…

COVID-19 cases decline, deaths increase in Chandigarh as September ends

Naina MishraTribune News ServiceChandigarh, October 1 As September comes to an end, the Union Territory has started to witness a decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases, and daily tests.  However, COVID deaths have increased with every passing week.  September has recorded 100 COVID-19 deaths whereas August reported only 39 deaths.  At least three…