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Substance use disorders linked to Covid-19 susceptibility

People with substance use disorders (SUDs), including those who excessively use tobacco, alcohol, opioid, cannabis, and cocaine, are more susceptible to COVID-19 and its complications, according to a study which assessed the electronic health records (EHR) of millions of patients in the US.
A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab sample from a woman for nucleic acid testing following two imported coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections from neighbouring Myanmar, at a hotel in the border city of Ruili, Dehong prefecture, Yunnan province, China September 15, 2020. Picture taken September 15, 2020.(REUTERS)
A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab sample from a woman for nucleic acid testing following two imported coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections from neighbouring Myanmar, at a hotel in the border city of Ruili, Dehong prefecture, Yunnan province, China September 15, 2020. Picture taken September 15, 2020.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 01:24 PM IST
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Covid-19: Focus on reproductive health

Women’s health is a vital issue. In this, reproductive health has to take precedence. Health services are not reaching them in time in many urban and rural areas. At a time when basic health services are stretched, it is quite likely that women’s health needs, both in the public system and at home, are not a priority
In India, far more women are working in the field of childcare, in schools at the nursery level, and as health care providers in homes than men. In fact, with schools closing, their burden at home increases hugely(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
In India, far more women are working in the field of childcare, in schools at the nursery level, and as health care providers in homes than men. In fact, with schools closing, their burden at home increases hugely(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 06:05 AM IST
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Covid-19 will aggravate mental health issues| Analysis

Intertwine psychological recovery with relief; start online consultations; and simplify policies that govern the sector
The focus should be on healing the community, not just the individual(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The focus should be on healing the community, not just the individual(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 05, 2020 06:44 PM IST
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ByAchal Bhagat

India must act now to protect its health workers | Opinion

At the very least, they require quality personal protective equipment. Here are ways to meet this urgent demand
It is incumbent on the administrators and the government to take stock of the personal anxiety of health care workers and provide them some form of relief(PTI)
It is incumbent on the administrators and the government to take stock of the personal anxiety of health care workers and provide them some form of relief(PTI)
Updated on Mar 31, 2020 10:58 PM IST
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ByRavindra M Mehta

India may have 97k-1.3mn Covid-19 infections by mid-May, shows projection

New Delhi: India might end up with 97,000 to 1.3 million coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections by mid-May, according to a statistical analysis of current trends and the country’s demographics that raises the possibility of the country being unable to avoid widespread deaths if its frail health care system is overwhelmed by the outbreak.
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Updated on Mar 24, 2020 10:42 AM IST
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Why hospitals must prioritise patients first | HT Editorial

The government needs to do its bit and reimburse hospitals quicker
Visiting overburdened public hospitals, where patients are waitlisted for surgeries and treatment for months, is often not an option(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Visiting overburdened public hospitals, where patients are waitlisted for surgeries and treatment for months, is often not an option(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 21, 2019 08:30 PM IST
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Centre revises most Ayushman packages

Of the 1,393 treatment packages that were initially included in the scheme, there has been an increase in the rates of 270 packages, addition of 237 new packages and adoption of 43 stratified packages.
The government on Thursday announced it has revised treatment packages under its flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
The government on Thursday announced it has revised treatment packages under its flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 01:27 AM IST
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Drug controller issues advisory against pacemaker malfunction

Implantable pacemakers or CRT-P are devices that provide pacing for slow heart rhythms and heart failure.
Pacemakers and CTR-Ps are both implanted under the skin in the upper chest area with connecting insulated wires called leads that go into the heart(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Pacemakers and CTR-Ps are both implanted under the skin in the upper chest area with connecting insulated wires called leads that go into the heart(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 19, 2019 06:50 AM IST
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Dentists can be first line of defence against domestic violence: Study

Oral and facial trauma may be treated or identified by dentists and dental sub-specialists, opening another avenue for patients to gain access to proper care or needed assistance.
The oral biomarkers could help dentists identify domestic violence victims.(Unsplash)
The oral biomarkers could help dentists identify domestic violence victims.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 10:27 AM IST
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Having pets may lower stress in older adults: Study

For those who reported that their health was fair or poor, pet ownership appeared to offer even more benefits.
According to a recent study, having a pet can help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.(Unsplash)
According to a recent study, having a pet can help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 05, 2019 11:55 AM IST
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Omega-3 rich diets linked to lower asthma symptoms in children: Study

A new study has found that consuming a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids is linked to fewer childhood asthma symptoms which are triggered by indoor air pollution.
Omega-3 rich diets linked to lower asthma symptoms in children: Study(Unsplash)
Omega-3 rich diets linked to lower asthma symptoms in children: Study(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 03:27 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]

Childhood obesity linked to poor performance in school

When compared to children with a normal BMI, obese youth may be less likely to develop healthy relationships, positive attitudes, a sense of purpose and responsibility, and interest in learning
Obesity in children causes their sluggishness and poor performance in school(Photo by i yunmai on Unsplash)
Obesity in children causes their sluggishness and poor performance in school(Photo by i yunmai on Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 15, 2018 11:57 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]

AIIMS signs MoU to implement Ayushman Bharat scheme

In accordance with the provisions of the scheme, AIIMS will provide all diagnostic and therapeutic facilities to the entitled beneficiary patients admitted in the hospital, as per approved packages.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2018 05:06 PM IST
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Depression in children, treating it can help improve parent’s mental health

A new study suggests that treating depression in teenagers may benefit their parents’ mental health too. The findings suggest that when a teenager’s depression improved through treatment, so did the depression experienced by his or her parents.
Here’s how treating depression in children can help the family.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how treating depression in children can help the family.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 11:26 AM IST
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India can reduce maternal deaths

In many parts of the world, including in India, profuse and uncontrolled bleeding after birth accounts for more than half of all maternal deaths. Massaging the womb, and timely, i.e., within 60 seconds of birth, administration of easily available low-cost drugs such as oxytocin can have a dramatic impact on this bleeding.
In many parts of the world, including in India, profuse and uncontrolled bleeding after birth accounts for more than half of all maternal deaths(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
In many parts of the world, including in India, profuse and uncontrolled bleeding after birth accounts for more than half of all maternal deaths(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 28, 2018 09:45 AM IST
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ByNachiket Mor and Jerker Liljestrand

Delhi govt advisory on capping medical bills won’t fix health crisis

Does a government have the power to issue an advisory of how much to charge, on what and how?
A patient undergoes dialysis at a hospital in Delhi.(Bloomberg file photo)
A patient undergoes dialysis at a hospital in Delhi.(Bloomberg file photo)
Updated on May 31, 2018 03:31 PM IST
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BySujatha Rao

Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

While it is true that most cases of dementia cannot be treated, early diagnosis can greatly help in managing the symptoms in most cases.
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia deserve our love and respect.(Shutterstock)
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia deserve our love and respect.(Shutterstock)
Published on May 24, 2018 01:58 PM IST
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Training programme for nurses in Maharashtra put on hold

The training helped 2.19 lakh nurses from the state get updates on modern medical advancements.
However, state officials claimed there were major discrepancies in the functioning of the programme.(FILE FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
However, state officials claimed there were major discrepancies in the functioning of the programme.(FILE FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
Published on Apr 16, 2018 10:11 AM IST
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BySadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
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