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Monkeypox symptoms in UK patients differ from previous outbreaks: Lancet study

July 02, 2022 6:44 pm

The researchers observed important differences in the clinical features of this cohort compared to previous cases reported from earlier outbreaks in other countries

Antiviral drugs may reduce monkeypox symptoms, shorten contagious phase: Lancet study

May 25, 2022 12:54 pm

The study found little evidence that brincidofovir was of clinical benefit but concluded that further research into the potential of tecovirimat would be warranted.

How Australia saved thousands of lives while Covid killed one million Americans

May 16, 2022 3:25 pm

Australia’s Covid death rate sits at one-tenth of America’s, putting the nation of 25 million people (with around 7,500 deaths) near the top of global rankings in the protection of life.

Study finds mixing vaccines 'highly effective' against Covid; experts call for 'larger analysis'

October 19, 2021 4:58 pm

Dr Ravi Shekhar Jha said that mixing of vaccines is not recommended as "every vaccine is made differently and may react differently for different people".

Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalisation when compared to Alpha strain: UK study

August 28, 2021 1:02 pm

Researchers analysed data from 43,338 Covid cases in England from March 29 to May 23 of this year, including vaccination status, emergency care, and hospital admission

Wuhan study finds some hospitalised patients still have health problems after a year: The Lancet

August 28, 2021 7:32 am

Around one in three patients still experience shortness of breath, while lung impairments persisted in some patients, especially those who had experienced the most severe illness with Covid-19.

Number of people living with hypertension worldwide has doubled over 30 years: Study

August 26, 2021 7:22 am

The prevalence of hypertension in India has marginally increased over 30 years, from 28 per cent in women and 29 per cent in men to 32 per cent in women and 38 per cent in men.

Prone positioning can prevent need for ventilation in Covid-19 patients: Lancet study

August 24, 2021 1:36 pm

The findings are from a trial conducted in medical centres in the US, Mexico, France, Canada, Ireland, and Spain on severely ill patients with Covid-19 between April 2020 and January 2021

Extreme heat growing health issue, need to identify timely and effective prevention measures: Lancet

August 20, 2021 7:23 pm

In alignment with the Paris Agreement , the authors of the two-paper Series on Heat and Health call for global warming to be limited to 1.5°C to avoid substantial heat-related mortality in the future

Covid-19 during pregnancy linked with higher risk of preterm birth: Lancet study

August 10, 2021 4:22 pm

According to the study, the preterm birth rate among birthing people with a COVID-19 diagnosis was 11.8 per cent compared with 8.7 per cent among those without the disease