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Study links severe mental illness to higher death rate after heart attack

As per a new study, the risk of death 30 days after a heart attack for people with schizophrenia was doubled when compared with those without a psychiatric diagnosis
Study links severe mental illness to higher death rate after heart attack(Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash)
Study links severe mental illness to higher death rate after heart attack(Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 23, 2021 10:02 AM IST
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Shimla records highest Covid deaths, govt anticipates rise in cases in winter

Till date, Shimla has recorded 64 deaths, , its fatality rate is almost 3%
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Updated on Oct 27, 2020 12:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Shimla | ByGaurav Bisht, Shimla

Centre tells Chandigarh administration to improve daily Covid death rate

UT adviser Manoj Parida said the UT’s recovery rate was 90% and every twelfth citizen had been tested
The central government asked the administration to step up monitoring of those in home quarantine.(Reuters/Representative Image)
The central government asked the administration to step up monitoring of those in home quarantine.(Reuters/Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 01:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Don’t try this at home: Recharge by Rachel Lopez

Scab snorting, pus trading, inoculation parties, a Black slave and a Lady who wouldn’t give up — before Edward Jenner‘s vaccine, the world had some strange approaches to inoculation.
Edward Jenner, vaccinating his young child, held by Mrs Jenner. Coloured engraving by C. Manigaud after E Hamman.(Wellcome Library)
Edward Jenner, vaccinating his young child, held by Mrs Jenner. Coloured engraving by C. Manigaud after E Hamman.(Wellcome Library)
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 06:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez

For first time since outbreak, no Covid death at Govt Rajindra Hospital in Patiala in over 24 hours

At present, 88 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment at the hospital and 65 of them are on oxygen support.
People queuing up to undergo the Covid-19 test in Patiala. Government Rajindra Hospital has seen a decline in the number of Covid-19 patients over the past few days.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
People queuing up to undergo the Covid-19 test in Patiala. Government Rajindra Hospital has seen a decline in the number of Covid-19 patients over the past few days.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Published on Oct 08, 2020 03:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | ByHarmandeep Singh

Covid hospitals in Bengal to conduct rapid antigen tests on all patients in SARI wards

Officials said the new protocol would help in the early detection of Covid-19 positive cases and help to bring down the death rate further.
All Covid hospitals in West Bengal have been ordered to carry out Rapid Antigen Tests on all patients who show up with Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI).(ANI FILE PHOTO)
All Covid hospitals in West Bengal have been ordered to carry out Rapid Antigen Tests on all patients who show up with Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI).(ANI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 10:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent

Covid-19: India inching closer to 1% death rate

India’s case fatality rate, the proportion of people who have died among the confirmed cases, at 1.5% is nearly half of the global average of 3.2%
A healthcare worker checks the temperature of a Covid-19 patient at Common Wealth Covid Village, in New Delhi on Sunday.(ANI)
A healthcare worker checks the temperature of a Covid-19 patient at Common Wealth Covid Village, in New Delhi on Sunday.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 09:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRhythma Kaul

Monsoon session: We must fight the Covid crisis together, says Himachal CM

Asks MLAs to encourage asymptomatic corona patients and patients with mild symptoms to stay to opt for home isolation
He said that in a fortnight Himachal had witnessed an increase in the Covid-19 cases and this was matter of concern for all.(HT Photo)
He said that in a fortnight Himachal had witnessed an increase in the Covid-19 cases and this was matter of concern for all.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 12:41 AM IST
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Integrate NCDs into the Covid-19 fight | HT Editorial

Covid-19 has exacerbated non-communicable diseases (NCDs) burdens, but it can be a wake-up call, especially if the government integrates NCDs into the Covid-19 response. This will help reduce the death rate
To reduce death rates, however, requires social, environmental, behavioural, nutritional, and clinical determinants related to NCDs. This includes creating awareness about the causes of NCDs, including alcohol consumption and tobacco usage, among others(Shutterstock)
To reduce death rates, however, requires social, environmental, behavioural, nutritional, and clinical determinants related to NCDs. This includes creating awareness about the causes of NCDs, including alcohol consumption and tobacco usage, among others(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 09:04 PM IST
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Covid-19: 70k recoveries on average every day over past month, says govt data

India’s coronavirus disease (Covid-19) recoveries have witnessed a steep rise -- from about 50,000 in May to nearly 3.6 million patients recovering till September so far
A Covid-19 patient before interacting with family members via a robot, at a Noida hospital on September 12.(PTI)
A Covid-19 patient before interacting with family members via a robot, at a Noida hospital on September 12.(PTI)
Published on Sep 13, 2020 10:38 AM IST
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Fatality rate spirals, Ludhiana district sees 111 deaths in September

Of the 111 people who died in September, 84 were male and 27 female. Of the total deaths, 96 have been reported in the age group of 30 and beyond.
Civil surgeon Dr Rajesh Bagga says self-medication is also contributing to the rising rate of deaths.(HT FILE)
Civil surgeon Dr Rajesh Bagga says self-medication is also contributing to the rising rate of deaths.(HT FILE)
Published on Sep 08, 2020 10:58 PM IST
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ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

India’s Covid-19 death toll hits 50,000 mark

India is ranked third in the number of infections — only the US and Brazil have recorded more cases than India and have substantially higher death tolls from the viral illness.
As of Saturday, India recorded a cumulative 2,587,872 cases and 50,079 deaths.(HT Photo)
As of Saturday, India recorded a cumulative 2,587,872 cases and 50,079 deaths.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 06:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

No deaths in home isolation in 10 days, says Delhi govt

According to Saturday’s bulletin, 34 people died in a single day, which is the lowest number of deaths reported in a single day in a month.
The number of Covid-19 cases in the Capital now stands at 110,921, which includes 87,692 recoveries and 3,334 deaths.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The number of Covid-19 cases in the Capital now stands at 110,921, which includes 87,692 recoveries and 3,334 deaths.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 05:15 AM IST
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How India has responded to the global pandemic, writes Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Whether in diplomacy or economy, whether in society or policymaking, we have been learning new lessons
India has been proactive in assessing and dealing with the challenges caused by the pandemic. Saving lives has been our foremost priority(ANI)
India has been proactive in assessing and dealing with the challenges caused by the pandemic. Saving lives has been our foremost priority(ANI)
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 07:50 AM IST
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ByHarsh Vardhan Shringla

Recovery rate among children highest among all age groups in city: PMC data

Of the 575 Covid-19 infected children (0-10 years of age), 388 - 205 males and 183 females- have been discharged.
A healthcare worker collects an oral swab sample of a child for Covid-19 test, at Sane Guruji Smarak.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
A healthcare worker collects an oral swab sample of a child for Covid-19 test, at Sane Guruji Smarak.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2020 06:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | BySteffy Thevar

Covid-19: Decoding the Delhi spike | HT Editorial

The coronavirus cases will continue to increase. Keep testing and prepare
A medical worker takes care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease,New Delhi, May 28(REUTERS)
A medical worker takes care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease,New Delhi, May 28(REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2020 06:51 AM IST
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91% of Covid patients who died in Punjab had chronic health issues

The most common chronic conditions behind the infection-related fatalities in the state were hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
The most common medical conditions behind the infection-related fatalities in the state were hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The most common medical conditions behind the infection-related fatalities in the state were hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 05, 2020 10:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, CHANDIGARH | ByNavneet Sharma, Chandigarh

Madhya Pradesh’s Covid tally crosses 3K, 1,000 recover and discharged

Among the states which have had more than 100 deaths Madhya Pradesh’s death rate is the second worst in the country after West Bengal.
While MP’s death rate with 176 deaths stands at 5.77% West Bengal’s death rate is 10.56%. Maharastra and Gujarat’s death rate stands at 4% and 5.49%.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
While MP’s death rate with 176 deaths stands at 5.77% West Bengal’s death rate is 10.56%. Maharastra and Gujarat’s death rate stands at 4% and 5.49%.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Published on May 05, 2020 10:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

Covid-19: What you need to know today

The death tallies for the week before April 22 in India were as follows: April 21: 54; April 20: 32; April 19: 39; April 18: 32; April 17: 40; April 16: 24; April 15: 33.
A medical worker collects swab from a police officer during a health camp organised for vegetable vendors and dealers, during extended nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Okhla wholesale vegetable market, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
A medical worker collects swab from a police officer during a health camp organised for vegetable vendors and dealers, during extended nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Okhla wholesale vegetable market, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 03, 2020 03:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByR Sukumar

Covid-19: What you need to know today

Correlation isn’t causation, but it’s interesting to note that India, Peru and Portugal have almost universal coverage of the BCG vaccine — given to children to fight tuberculosis, and which helps them build immunity to several other respiratory ailments.
Dharavi, Mumbai’s biggest slum, has a population of around 850,000, 8.5% of Sweden’s. The slum has a population density of around 354,167 people per sq km(REUTERS)
Dharavi, Mumbai’s biggest slum, has a population of around 850,000, 8.5% of Sweden’s. The slum has a population density of around 354,167 people per sq km(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 04:40 AM IST
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MP count crosses 2,500, experts ask state govt to make testing data public

According to the state’s Covid-19 bulletin on Wednesday, 104 fresh cases were reported from Indore alone that has taken the city’s infection tally to 1,476. Indore has reported a bulk of the Madhya Pradesh’s Covid-19 deaths--65.
Madhya Pradesh has drawn flak for its handling of the pandemic and is among the states, where the Centre has deputed interministerial teams to probe perceived lapses in efforts to control the disease.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Madhya Pradesh has drawn flak for its handling of the pandemic and is among the states, where the Centre has deputed interministerial teams to probe perceived lapses in efforts to control the disease.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 01:15 AM IST
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Covid-19: Decoding the low death rate in India, writes Karan Thapar

India’s young demographic is an asset in the battle against Covid-19
Even if the number of people we believe are infected is unbelievably small, the number who have died has to be close to accurate(ANI)
Even if the number of people we believe are infected is unbelievably small, the number who have died has to be close to accurate(ANI)
Updated on Apr 18, 2020 07:49 PM IST
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Ramp up testing, now | HT Editorial

Opening doors for the private sector is good. Act on it swiftly
Testing saves lives by preventing the next infection(HT Photo)
Testing saves lives by preventing the next infection(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 17, 2020 07:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

New AIDS infections falling globally: Report

The report also says 24.5 million infected people using antiretroviral therapy (ART) are living healthier and longer lives, indicating that there has been a drop in death rate.
There were 37.9 million people living with HIV in 2018 worldwide, up from 37.2 million in 2017, according to a new report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
There were 37.9 million people living with HIV in 2018 worldwide, up from 37.2 million in 2017, according to a new report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 27, 2019 03:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

How US, India can combat antimicrobial resistance

While the two nations are working to solve this problem, it also requires both individual and collective action
More than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur each year in the United States, one of the highest per capita consumers of antibiotics worldwide(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
More than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur each year in the United States, one of the highest per capita consumers of antibiotics worldwide(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 01:18 PM IST
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Haryana sees 14 deaths daily in road accidents, shows data

According to traffic police reports, the stretch of National Highway (NH) 44 between Panipat and Ambala is the most vulnerable as it has claimed the lives of at least 100 people in a year
Gurugram tops the districts in Haryana with the highest number of fatalities in road accidents, followed by Sonepat, Karnal and Yamunanagar.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Gurugram tops the districts in Haryana with the highest number of fatalities in road accidents, followed by Sonepat, Karnal and Yamunanagar.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2019 11:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Karnal | ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal

Delhi’s infant mortality rate drops to 16 per 1,000 births, 2nd lowest among large states

IMR is the number of children dying before the age of one for every 1,000 live births and is considered to be a crude indicator of the health scenario of a country.
Delhi’s infant mortality rate (IMR) went down by two points to 16 in 2017 compared to the year before, making it the state with second-lowest infant mortality among states with a population of 10 million or more(HT File)
Delhi’s infant mortality rate (IMR) went down by two points to 16 in 2017 compared to the year before, making it the state with second-lowest infant mortality among states with a population of 10 million or more(HT File)
Published on Jun 01, 2019 05:28 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt

In 15 years, under-5 child deaths in India halved: Lancet study

Assam’s under-5 death rate is close to eight times that in Goa, which reported 9.7 such deaths per 1,000 live births compared to Assam’s 73.
India has the world’s biggest birth cohort, with 26 million babies born every year, and the largest number of child deaths.(HT File)
India has the world’s biggest birth cohort, with 26 million babies born every year, and the largest number of child deaths.(HT File)
Updated on May 16, 2019 09:57 AM IST
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New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

Swapping 30 mins of sitting around with physical activity cut the risk of early death

The findings stress on the importance of movement, regardless of its intensity or amount of time spent moving, for a healthier life.
The study found that about one in four adults spends more than eight hours a day sitting.(Unsplash)
The study found that about one in four adults spends more than eight hours a day sitting.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 12:28 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

Air pollution, diet, weight: Lancet report lists what ails India

Lung ailments common in Delhi, heart problems in poor states, says a new study in The Lancet Global Health.
Apart from COPD, polluted air also raises the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancers, said the first-ever multi-centric public-private study of five non-communicable diseases (NCD) across all states.(Ravi Choudhary/HT File Photo)
Apart from COPD, polluted air also raises the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancers, said the first-ever multi-centric public-private study of five non-communicable diseases (NCD) across all states.(Ravi Choudhary/HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 13, 2018 09:03 AM IST
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