Category: Health

Dengue, COVID-19, immunity, Dengue COVID-19

Dengue may provide immunity against COVID-19, study reveals

Story by Reuters Exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness dengue may provide some level of immunity against COVID-19, a new study that analysed a coronavirus...

Pakistan, medicine, lifesaving medicines, price, Pakistan medicines prices

Government increases prices of 94 lifesaving medicines

The federal government has reduced the price of Remdesivir, an antiviral being used to treat coronavirus. The prices of 94 lifesaving drugs have been increased....

Fawad Chaudhry, Pakistan, rape kits

Minister says Pakistan will produce affordable rape kits

Federal Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry says we hope to begin a concentrated programme to produce our own rape kits in the next few months. During his...

China, vaccine, COVID-19, Coronavirus

China COVID-19 vaccine may be ready for public in November, says official

Story by Reuters An official with the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday said that COVID-19 vaccines being developed in China may be ready...

Depression rate, United States, coronavirus, pandemic, study

Depression rate in the US triples during pandemic, study finds

The prevalence of symptoms of depression more than tripled in the United States during the Covid-19 pandemic than before it, a study has found, highlighting the extent...

COVID-19, Coronavirus, heart attack

Study finds COVID-19 may cause heart attack, even when you have recovered

A recent study shows that even when a coronavirus patient has recovered from the deadly virus, he may be at risk of complications like heart failure and sudden cardiac...

Junk food, age

Junk food makes your cells age faster: study

Story by AFP People who eat a lot of industrially processed junk food are more likely to show a change in their chromosomes linked to ageing, according to research...

Women, immunity, coronavirus, COVID-19

New study explains why men become more seriously ill with coronavirus than women

Story by AFP A new study looking at male and female immune responses to the new coronavirus may shed new light on why men are more likely to become seriously ill with...

Coronavirus, Pakistan, health ministry, COVID-19

‘Coronavirus vaccine will soon be available in Pakistan,’ says health ministry

The federal government has stepped up efforts to speed up the delivery of the coronavirus vaccine to the population. The National Coordination Committee on COVID-19 is...

Cancer, study, Cancer study

Study finds cancer-boosting culprit that multiplies with age

Story by AFP As our bodies convert food into energy, they produce debris that accumulates as we age. New research shows that one of these metabolic throwaways plays a...