Monday, March 30, 2020

1.5m vulnerable Britons advised to stay at home for next 12 weeks

LONDON: Britain will tell 1.5 million of its most vulnerable citizens they must stay at home for the next 12 weeks to protect themselves from the Coronavirus, a minister said on Sunday. "Today, we have...

Coronavirus: Smokers urged to quit as it makes ‘impact of infection worse’

LONDON: Smokers are being urged to quit amid the Coronavirus outbreak. Early research suggests the infection is mild in four out of five cases, with a relatively small number of patients developing complications.

New drug discovered to ease side effects of medication against severe depression

WASHINGTON: A new substance has been discovered by a team of researchers that could ease the serious side effects of the medication or the drugs taken by patients for treating severe depression.

Who is responsible for Coronavirus spread?

By David Jones The viral outbreak in China has led to one of the worst economic setbacks to Chinese economy affecting the global economy as well. The fear has been fuelled...

Britons face £1,000 fine if they refuse self-isolation, prison if they don’t pay

LONDON: In view of deteriorating situation, the British Government has set out drastic plans to respond to the coronavirus pandemic which has killed 55 people till Tuesday. LONDON: Britons who...

Coronavirus latest: NHS declares highest level of emergency

LONDON: The number of people diagnosed with the coronavirus in the UK has risen to 51 (by Wednesday 4th February), the UK's chief medical officer said that roughly 1 per cent of people who contract the virus...

Study reveals AI may scan doctors’ notes to distinguish between types of back...

WASHINGTON: In a recent study, researchers have designed an artificial intelligence model that can determine whether lower back pain is acute or chronic by scouring doctors' notes within electronic medical records. This approach can help...

Low fruit, vegetable intake can lead to anxiety disorders, study suggests

WASHINGTON: Adults who consume less fruits and vegetables, according to a new study, are more likely to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. "For those who consumed less than 3 sources of...

Sleep disorders might now be treated with AI

CONEECTICUT : Artificial intelligence can improve the precision of sleep medicines, resulting in more patient-centered care and better outcomes, suggest a new study. The position statement of the study was published in the journal...

Lifting less can make you stronger, suggests study

LONDON: According to new research, weightlifters can get stronger by lifting less but changing the amount of weights that they lift in each session. Scientists from the University of Lincoln conducted the...