Coronavirus death toll in China climbs to 811
Death toll rises to 722 in China coronavirus; 86 died in single day


The death toll in China due to novel coronavirus epidemic rose to 811, while the confirmed cases jumped to over 37,000, the National Health Commission announced on Sunday.Eighty-nine deaths were reported on Saturday and there were 2,656 new confirmed cases of the deadly infection, it said in its daily report.A total of 811 people have

Death toll rises to 722 in China coronavirus; 86 died in single day Death toll rises to 722 in China coronavirus; 86 died in single day

New AI system may help doctors treat severe brain trauma patients: Study New AI system may help doctors treat severe brain trauma patients: Study

 Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) based system to help doctors treat patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) — a significant global cause of deaths, especially in low-and-middle income countries.TBI patients are unconscious, making it challenging for doctors to accurately monitor their condition during intensive care, the researchers, including those

Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes

Researchers have found that people who are at high risk of developing diabetes improved their health when they consumed all of their meals over a span of just 10 hours, or less over a period of 12 weeks.The study published in the journal cell Metabolism, reported a form of intermittent fasting, called time-restricted eating, improved

Delhi's air 'very poor', AQI crosses 300 mark Delhi’s air ‘very poor’, AQI crosses 300 mark

 The air quality of the national capital remained ‘very poor’ for the second consecutive day on Thursday and is likely to further deteriorate to ‘severe’ category in some parts of the city on Friday.According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded

Few tips to make your office environment-friendly

Conscious efforts are needed to make our surroundings more environment-friendly. And as people spend a huge chunk of their day and life in the office, hence it should employ tools that can help conserve energy and decrease uses of non-renewable resources. Nakul Mathur, Managing Director, Avanta India shares some tips: 1. Reduce the use of

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar promotes AIDS awareness
Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar promotes AIDS awareness

 Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar feels it is important to create AIDS awareness among people — especially rural women in India.So, with her non-profit organisation, Project Shakti, Manushi is starting AIDS awareness programme among rural women across 20 villages in India.The initiative rolls out on Sunday with the objective to spread AIDS awareness through community

Few ways to work smarter for success
Ways to work smarter

Everyone has 24 hours each day. Why, then, do some people manage to perform more efficiently than others?In her latest book ‘Burnout’, senior psychologist and business leader Anju Jain, who has previously authored ‘Step Up: How Women Can Perform Better for Success’, shares pillars of working smart that efficient workers leverage and keep burnout at

Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies
Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies

Researchers have found that early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants.One of the long-term health complications that young adults born prematurely may have is unique heart characteristics.These can include smaller heart chambers, relatively higher blood pressure, and a disproportionate increase in muscle mass in

Lemon water for healthier for your skin, liver
Lemon water for healthier for your skin, liver

While lemon water is popular as an easy weight-loss remedy, it can also set right the course of your bodily functions, if taken the correct way.Lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho, and ‘Bahubali’ actress Anushka Shetty in their 2019 book, ‘The Magic Weight Loss Pill’, spell the transformational power of this simple beverage.  Rich in Vitamins C

Keep your pets safe this winter with few tips

 Its nice to snuggle up with your furry friends in the winter, but as the temperature drops, animals need different care to remain comfortable and active.Devanshi Shah, founder and CEO for PetKonnect and Shirin Merchant, a canine behaviorist, share some useful tips: * Keep the beds dry The cold floor of your apartment is terrible

PM Modi launches Fit India School grading system

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the Fit India School grading system in schools across the country. The Fit India School rankings have been divided into three categories — The Fit India Schools, which is the first level of ranking, Fit India School (3 star) and Fit India School (5 star).  The level of

Shaking head to remove water from ears causes brain damage
Shaking head to remove water from ears causes brain damage

 Shaking head is one of the most common methods people use to get rid of water in their ears, but it can can also cause complications as researchers have found that trapped water in the ear canals can cause infection and brain damage.Researchers at Cornell University and Virginia Tech in US, revealed that shaking the

Delhi Pollution: Emraan Hashmi needs 'gas mask' to shoot 'Chehre'
Delhi Pollution: Emraan Hashmi needs ‘gas mask’ to shoot ‘Chehre’

 Actor Emraan Hashmi is currently in the national captial to shoot for the final schedule of his upcoming film “Chehre“, and it seems he needed a ‘gas mask’ the most while filming amidst densely polluted Delhi-NCR air.Emraan on Friday took to Instagram and shared black and white photo of himself in the middle of flight

Delhi air quality in 'very poor' category
Delhi air quality in ‘very poor’ category

 The air quality in Delhi was in the ‘very poor’ category on Friday, improving slightly from the ‘severe’ level a day ago.The overall air quality index (AQI) was 364 at 9.30 am.The minimum temperature was 13 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The humidity level was 82 per cent at 8.30

Kamal Haasan to undergo surgical procedure
Kamal Haasan to undergo surgical procedure

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan will undergo a surgical procedure here on Friday for the removal of an implant placed in his leg after he suffered a fracture in 2016, his party said on Thursday. Due to his busy schedule in politics and film commitments, there has been a postponement of the procedure

Beer ads influence underage drinking: Study

 Advertising budgets and strategies used by beer companies appear to influence underage drinking, suggests a new study.The findings, published in the journal Addictive Behaviours Reports, showed that the amount of money spent on advertising strongly predicted the percentage of teenagers who had heard of, preferred and tried different beer brands.For the study, the researchers involved

No link between fish oil and prostate cancer risk: Study
No link between fish oil and prostate cancer risk: Study

If you are taking Omega-3 pills or relish two-three servings of Omega-3 rich fish a week, you can continue with those, without worrying about its potential prostate cancer risk that some previous research with preliminary findings have reported in the past.The researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah who continue

Air quality improving as stubble burning ending: Kejriwal
Air quality improving as stubble burning ending: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday again said that the air pollution in the national capital is due to stubble burning and added as the farm fires are coming to an end, the air quality is improving.Delhi government’s Dialogue and Development Commission Vice-Chairman Jasmine Shah shared a tweet with pictures showing that the air

World Diabetes Day
Diabetes-related stress more harmful for young adults

 Young people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes experience high psychological distress, resulting in worse health outcomes and poor blood sugar control, find researchers from Carnegie Mellon University.Age plays a critical role in the well-being of people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.  “We found we can evaluate a patient’s initial stress and predict how they