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Why kids are often spared from severe COVID-19, reveals study

The researchers noted that children under 18 make up 22 per cent of the US population and only three pediatric deaths were identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published on 9th July 2020
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Masks should be compulsory for all: CSIR DG after WHO confirms 'emerging evidence' of airborne COVID-19 spread

In my opinion, masks should be compulsory for everyone to wear, including in the rooms. If you are in the office it is important that the office is well ventilated, said Dr Mande

Published on 9th July 2020
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Children with narrow retinal artery diameter more likely to get cardiovascular disease

The first study to show this connection in children was published in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal

Published on 5th July 2020
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Jio launches video conference app with 24-hour free chat option to compete with Zoom

Friends, alumni networks and relatives will now not need to be caught in the "tyranny of 40 minutes," the free time allowed by Zoom runs out

Published on 4th July 2020
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Researchers find antibodies that could shield kids from rare, polio-like disease

There is no specific treatment for AFM, which tends to strike in the late summer or early fall and which has been associated with some deaths

Published on 4th July 2020
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Efforts to create the largest database on Siddha treatment focusing on COVID-19 begins

The study, through the app, is a part of the research being carried out by a Central task force, which includes researchers from the Ministry of Ayush, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and ICMR

Published on 1st July 2020
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You’ve gotta love your life: Why we should handle subjects like suicide, depression more sensitively

The Coach tells us exactly why we must learn to be more sensitive and humane in dealing with subjects like depression and suicide

Published on 27th June 2020
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This Chennai NGO is offering free counselling to people all over Tamil Nadu to beat post-COVID depression

Mastermind Foundation has also collaborated with Punjab and Puducherry Police to counsel the personnel who are working on the frontlines 

Published on 26th June 2020
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Chennai School of Music Therapy to create online content to teach public to use music for better health

These online resources also aim to equip the general public as well as music therapy professionals to use music in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of diseases

Published on 26th June 2020
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COVID-19: Kerala launches project to counsel students to reduce their stress, anxiety

The project will be implemented on three levels — Anganwadi and Asha workers, school counsellors and online and phone counsellors

Published on 25th June 2020
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Unable to attend online classes and exams, Class 10 student commits suicide in Assam

According to reports, the student of Class X, was so troubled as he could not take part in online classes and examinations conducted by his school as he did not have a smartphone

Published on 24th June 2020
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Created turmoil and imperiled national security: Delhi Police on Jamia student, Safoora Zargar seeking bail

In its status report, Delhi Police said that the accused was part of the conspiratorial design to not only cause disaffection but also the use of any means to cause death and injury to persons

Published on 22nd June 2020
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IIT Guwahati develops low-cost diagnostic kits for COVID-19

The large-scale production of all these kits has commenced to meet the requirement of Assam and will be made available across the country soon

Published on 19th June 2020
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Coronavirus may spread more easily at home: Lancet study

The analysis, based on contact tracing data from 349 people with Covid-19 and 1,964 of their close contacts found people with Covid-19 were at least as infectious before they developed symptoms 

Published on 18th June 2020
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Malnourishment in children drops 14 per cent under 'Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana' in Chhattisgarh

As per the statement, under this campaign, local free nutritious food and hot-cooked food was being distributed to the malnourished women and children

Published on 15th June 2020

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