Obesity raises the risk of death from COVID-19 in men By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 15th August, 2020, 15:32

The coronavirus has been an unpredictable foe from the start. It triggers silent or barely perceptible infections in some individuals, while in others it sets off a cascade of complications that overwhelm…

Obesity raises the risk of death from COVID-19 in men

Coronavirus long-term impact: Survey reports shocking hair loss in COVID-19 patients Survey reports shocking hair loss in COVID-19 patients

It has been noted that the patients who recover after battling severe coronavirus disease, may also end-up with permanent lung damage and significant health impact on kidney, brain and heart


Vitamin A-rich foods to include in your diet, according to FSSAI Vitamin A-rich foods to include in your diet

Mango is rich in vitamin A, E and C and fibre


Coronavirus treatment: Most common 'after-effects' of COVID-19 post recovery Most common 'after-effects' of COVID-19 post recovery

Recovered patients are returning to hospitals, complaining of heart issues, mental distress and much more


Parents conduct DIY nasal swab test for coronavirus in US Parents conduct DIY nasal swab test for coronavirus in US

Children are considered to be low-risk victims, says a recent study 


Taste bud cells might not be a target of Covid-19 Taste bud cells might not be a target of Covid-19

According to the new conclusions, specific cells in the human body are invaded by the viruses that cause infections, they often end up damaging or killing those cells in the process


Easiest diet trick to boost your vitamin C levels

Easiest diet trick to boost your vitamin C levels

One of the most common ways to up your immunity is through vitamin C


Importance of optimal dosing when managing fever Importance of optimal dosing when managing fever

With the onset of the monsoon, an acute rise in body temperature occurs and this trend continues to persist through the winter months


WHO expects 'lengthy' coronavirus pandemic

WHO expects 'lengthy' coronavirus pandemic

The WHO says in a statement, warning of "the risk of response fatigue in the context of socio-economic pressures"


Researchers identify 21 existing drugs that could treat Covid-19 Researchers identify 21 existing drugs that could treat Covid-19

 A study published in the journal Nature says that four of these compounds were determined to work synergistically with Remdesivir, a current standard-of-care treatment for Covid-19


Coronavirus: Vaccines can carry some mild side-effects, say experts Coronavirus vaccines can carry mild side-effects: Experts

Both Moderna Inc. and Oxford-AstraZeneca developed vaccines, which are currently leading the race showcased good results in early trials


Coronavirus: Why masks will still be needed, even after a successful vaccine Coronavirus: Why masks will still be needed, even after a successful vaccine

As of now, there are more than 155 vaccine candidates in different stages of clinical trials and 26 of them have reached the human trails phase


Covid-19: Vaccine put to final test in 30,000 volunteers in US

Covid-19: Vaccine put to final test in 30,000 volunteers in US

The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway on Monday


Covid infection among young due to genetic defects: Study Covid infection among young due to genetic defects: Study

Interferons are proteins made and released by host cells in response to virus attack


Why daily stretching is a health necessity Why daily stretching is a health necessity

According to Dr Sneh Soni, MD Physician, myUpchar, stretching on a daily basis, the right way, can lead to many health benefits


Scientists develop safe, rapid COVID-19 antibody test Scientists develop safe, rapid COVID-19 antibody test

Another method involving a pseudovirus-based neutralisation test to detect such antibodies can be done in a biosafety level two laboratory


Immunity drops quickly in mild COVID-19 cases, shows new study Immunity drops quickly in mild COVID-19 cases: Study

The findings raise concern that humoral immunity against SARS-CoV-2 may not be long lasting in persons with mild illness


4 household products that are said to kill coronavirus 4 household products that are said to kill coronavirus

The good news is that the things required to disinfect the household surfaces are already present in your home


Coronavirus:  Warning signs of hospitalization Coronavirus: Warning signs of hospitalization

Breathlessness and chest pain can be signs of a worsening infection


Common symptoms of COVID positive patients Common symptoms of COVID positive patients

As per the study's findings, nearly 96 percent, i.e. almost all patients surveyed say that they experienced one of the three typical symptoms- fever, cough or shortness of breath


Skin rash could a prominent coronavirus symptom: Study Skin rash could a prominent coronavirus symptom: Study

It's a known factor that rashes of any kind, including other skin abnormalities, can be a result of inflammation, stress, allergy or any immune system disorder


Check hand sanitiser’s quality with tests at home Check hand sanitiser’s quality with tests at home

Ballpoint pen – Make sure the ballpoint pen you use for conducting this test is not water washable


COVID stress could lead to this heart problem COVID stress could lead to this heart problem

From fearing the symptoms, hospitalization or just the safety of our loved ones, COVID-19 stress is very much real and has a devastating impact on our lives


5 simple home remedies to fight cold and flu 5 simple home remedies to fight cold and flu

Cold and flu are caused by virus and affects the upper respiratory tract


Mindfulness meditation helps sleep better at night Mindfulness meditation helps sleep better at night

Sleep disturbances, like having a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep, affect millions of people around the world


From COVAXIN to ZyCOV-D, developments of coronavirus India vaccine is ongoing Developments of coronavirus India vaccine is ongoing

Bharat Biotech backed vaccine model can be a good hope for the country which is seeing infection cases surge in a bad way


Scientists rule out asthma as trigger for Covid-19 severity

Scientists rule out asthma as trigger for Covid-19 severity

Older age and conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and obesity are reported risk factors for the development and progression of COVID-19


Coronavirus: NASA invents ‘PULSE’ to stop touching face

Coronavirus: NASA invents ‘PULSE’ to stop touching face

The app works by alerting the wearer of the gadget to stop exposure to the risky activity


Coronavirus: Study suggests children coping better than adults Coronavirus: Study suggests children coping better than adults

Clinical data of more than 7,500 children and young adults has been assessed by scientists from The University of Texas, US


Coronavirus officially ended the 5-second rule Coronavirus officially ended the 5-second rule

This rule did not have any scientific backing and there are numerous studies about how dirty different surfaces of the house are


Can COVID-19 damage the brain? Can COVID-19 damage the brain?

The virus can ravage many of the body’s major organ systems, including the brain and central nervous system


Antibody tests may help detect coronavirus infection if used at right time: Scientists Antibody tests may help detect coronavirus infection if used at right time: Scientists

The researchers examine all available test accuracy evidence for antibody tests published up to the end of April


COVID-19: Herd immunity may be achieved at 43pc, say experts COVID-19: Herd immunity may be achieved at 43pc, say experts

Herd immunity happens when a large percentile of people across a community become naturally immune to a disease's spread and thereby, prevent the transmission from further happening


Vitamin A can prevent vision loss among diabetic patients Vitamin A can prevent vision loss among diabetic patients

A new study puts some light on how adding Vitamin A can improve eyesight in diabetic patients


Simple tips to disinfect your footwear Simple tips to disinfect your footwear

One of the simplest ways to stop the virus entering your homes is by using separate indoor and outdoor footwear


Wind turbine sounds do not harm health Wind turbine sounds do not harm health

The low-frequency, inaudible sounds made by wind power stations are not damaging to human health despite widespread


Include raw mango chutney in diet to boost immunity Raw mango chutney to boost immunity

  This chutney is easy to make   A strong immune system has always been paramount to live…


How much water should you drink in a day? How much water should you drink in a day?

If you are involved in some physical activity that makes you sweat, you need extra water to cover the loss of fluids


Wash your face with cold water for good skin Wash your face with cold water for good skin

Besides taking care of the night-time oiliness that accumulates on the skin, cold water can also reduce the morning-time puffiness


Follow safety measures while going out for cycling Follow safety measures while going out for cycling

. Along with the helmet, mask and gloves are must while cycling

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