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SARS-CoV-2 antibody prevalence in Brazil: results from two successive nationwide serological household surveys

SummaryBackgroundPopulation-based data on COVID-19 are essential for guiding policies. There are few such studies, particularly from low or middle-income countries. Brazil is currently a hotspot for COVID-19 globally. We aimed to investigate severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibody prevalence by city and according to sex, age, ethnicity group, and socioeconomic status, and compare…

Hester Bio to develop Brucella vaccine that ensures lifelong immunity in calf-hood

Animal healthcare major Hester Biosciences Limited on Wednesday announced that the company will develop a Brucella vaccine which ensures enhanced safety, immunogenicity and lifelong immunity with a single shot in calf-hood. Hester announced signing an agreement with the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) to acquire the indigenously developed…

Covid-19 Herd Immunity May be Impractical Health Strategy, Says Study

Representational Image New Delhi: Achieving herd immunity to Covid-19 is an impractical public health strategy, say researchers, adding that, immunity is not perfect and achieving it through widespread exposure is very unlikely. Also Read - International Flights: Saudi Arabia Suspends Flights to/From These Countries Amid Rising COVID Cases | Know Here The study, published in…

Avoid adding these 6 things to your coffee

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on - Sep 23, 2020, 10:00 ISTclose01/7Don't add these 6 things to your coffeeCoffee is one of the most consumed beverages around the world. A warm cup of coffee with some muffins or cookies or savoury snacks are all that we need after a long and hectic day at work. It…

Occurrence and transmission potential of asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: A living systematic review and meta-analysis

Loading metrics Open Access Peer-reviewed Research Article Diana Buitrago-Garcia,  Dianne Egli-Gany,  Michel J. Counotte,  Stefanie Hossmann,  Hira Imeri,  Aziz Mert Ipekci,  Georgia Salanti,  Nicola Low x Published: September 22, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003346 Abstract Background There is disagreement about the level of asymptomatic severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. We conducted a living systematic review…

Flu antibody doesn’t expand COVID-19 danger: Study

Overview Post By : Kumar Jeetendra Source: PTI Date: 22 Sep,2020 Receiving the influenza vaccine does not increase a person’s risk for contracting COVID-19 or aggravate related conditions or mortality, according to a study. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, shows the flu vaccine is the single most important intervention…

Tobacco responsible for 20% of deaths from coronary heart disease

Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released today by the World Health Organization, World Heart Federation and the University of Newcastle Australia ahead of World Heart Day, marked on 29 September.This equates to one in five of all deaths from heart disease, warn the report’s authors,…

South Korea suspends flu shots in setback for winter COVID-19 preparations

A health worker attaches a notice for suspension of influenza vaccination programs on an entrance of a hospital in Sejong, South Korea, September 22, 2020. Yonhap via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea suspended free flu shots on Tuesday after reports of problems in storing the vaccinations during transportation, disrupting plans to pre-emptively ease the…

Rheumatoid arthritis associated with 23% increased risk of diabetes: Study

Washington DC: A new study shows that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with a 23 percent increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D), and may indicate that both diseases are linked to the body`s inflammatory response. The research was conducted by Zixing Tian and Dr Adrian Heald, University of Manchester, UK, and colleagues. Inflammation has emerged…

Venom Of Largest Spiders To Help Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

The venom from one of the largest spiders in the world may bring the hope to ease the gut pain suffered by millions of people with the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Australian researchers revealed on Monday. IBS is an intestinal disorder causing pain in the stomach which affects the internal organs. The causes of IBS…

Patients of type I and type 2 Diabetes at increased risk of falls: Study

Nicklas Rasmussen at Steno Diabetes Center and North Jutland Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark, and colleagues have found in a new research that having type 1 diabetes (T1D) is associated with a 33% increase in the risk of falls compared with the general population, while having type 2 diabetes (T2D) is associated with a 19%…

Certain cancer treatments likely to increase COVID-19 death risk

A team of US researchers has found that certain treatments for cancer may increase the chance of death if they contract COVID-19. The study by the researchers at the University of Cincinnati, presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology Virtual Congress 2020, shed light on ways standard anti-cancer treatments may impact outcomes for patients…

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Amniotic fluid stem cells may lead to better treatment for ischemic stroke -Medical.Net

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 7 2020 A study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine points the way to a possible new avenue of treatment for ischemic stroke. The study, led by Annamaria Cimini, Ph.D., of the University of L'Aquila, and Liborio Stuppia, M.D., of D'Annunzio University, Italy, reveals how the secretome of amniotic…

Stopped on UP highway, Rahul Gandhi, sister Priyanka set off on foot to meet Hathras family

Home / India News / Stopped on UP highway, Rahul Gandhi, sister Priyanka set off on foot to meet Hathras family Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi have set off on foot to meet the family of Hathras gangrape victim after the Uttar Pradesh Police stopped them at Yamuna Expressway, citing imposition of Section 144,…

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Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study

Home >Science >Health >Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study Picture for representation. (REUTERS) 2 min read . Updated: 01 Oct 2020, 11:58 AM IST ANI The study also offered some insights into the sleep patterns and stress levels of people during the pandemic lockdown Washington: In a paper published in Frontiers in Psychology,…
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