Category: Health

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Covid infection rate is approaching highest level ever, WHO chief warns

The head of the World Health Organization said Friday that an alarming rise in Covid cases has pushed global infections toward their highest level in the pandemic....

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Pakistan health institute planning to develop single dose coronavirus vaccine

The National Institute of Health (NIH) is working on a plan to develop a single-dose coronavirus vaccine for Pakistan. “Our team is ready to undertake this task,...

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Russia clarifies Sputnik V vaccine does not cause blood clots

Amid concerns regarding Sputnik V’s side-effects, the developer of Russia´s coronavirus vaccine on April 14 clarified that its jab did not cause blood clots, a...

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WHO warns pandemic at ‘critical point’ as cases surge in South Asia

Story by AFP The Covid-19 pandemic has entered a critical phase as infections exponentially increase despite widespread measures aimed at stopping them, the WHO warned...

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China considers mixing different Covid vaccines to improve efficacy of doses

China is mulling over an option to mix different coronavirus vaccines to ameliorate the relatively low efficacy of its existing options, a top health expert has told a...

Night eating, stomach, performance, health

‘Eating untimely at night can affect performance the next day’: study

The habit of untimely eating at night can severely affect your performance the next day, a new study by North Carolina State University has revealed. In our busy...

AstraZeneca vaccine, rare blood clots

Clear link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots in brain: report

Story by Reuters There is a link between AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in the brain but the possible causes are still unknown, a senior...

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‘Getting enough sleep’ can reduces risk of contracting coronavirus: new study

An extra hour of sleep a night can reduce the risk of coronavirus and heart disease by 12 percent, according to a new study. A recent study in the medical journal BMJ...

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Russian doctors complete heart surgery during hospital fire

Story by AFP A team of doctors successfully completed open heart surgery inside a Russian hospital that caught fire on Friday as firefighters battled the flames from the...

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US woman’s banana bread becomes famous in New York

Story by Reuters Allie Chernick, the 27-year-old photo editor-turned-baker behind Allie’s Banana Bread, makes 500 banana bread loaves a week – and sells out...