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UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 09:13 PM IST
According to Unicef, over 460 million children have been unable to access remote learning tools last year. The harms extend to their health too. Disruptions in health services in lower- and middle-income countries could contribute an additional two million under-five deaths.
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 07:07 PM IST
The tests carried out at home between June 20 and September 28 found that the number of people testing positive dropped by 26.5% across the study period, said the research led by Imperial College London.
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 07:20 PM IST
The Boris Johnson government on Tuesday said that only a vaccine candidate that has proved safe in initial trials will be given to some 90 volunteers for the so-called ‘human challenge’ trial.
UK to start controversial ‘challenge’ vaccine study, will infect healthy volunteers with virus for research trial
By Associated Press | Posted by Deepali Sharma | London
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 02:53 PM IST
Vaccine Taskforce chair Kate Bingham said the research will improve our understanding of the virus and will help in making decisions about research.
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 06:32 AM IST
As of Wednesday evening, 7,108 new cases were reported across the UK – more than the daily peaks in April and May, prompting renewed concern and more restrictions in several areas
By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | London
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Faster testing could allow more people to return to work or permit testing on entry to hospital, thus slowing a second spike in coronavirus infections.
By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | London
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 05:11 PM IST
A said that a very slow and arduous process of testing the Covid-19 vaccine at a low dose in the initial participants has been completed and would now expand the trial to about 300 people
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 12:58 AM IST
Over the coming weeks, 300 healthy participants are expected to receive two doses of the vaccine. If the vaccine is safe and shows a promising immune response in humans, then larger trials would be planned for later in the year.
By Press Trust of India | London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2020 12:13 PM IST
The study, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology on Thursday, provides the first data to show that cortisol levels are a marker of the severity of the illness.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Researchers, including those from Imperial College London in the UK, noted that baricitinib is an oral drug used for treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis -- a chronic inflammatory disorder which affects the joints, causing pain and stiffness.
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 06:31 PM IST
A professor in Imperial College London, Ferguson was reportedly visited by a woman friend twice during the lockdown.
Survey reveals over 50% urban Indians maintain social distancing even at home, sleep and eat separately
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | industan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 12:32 PM IST
The survey, conducted in collaboration with experts at Imperial College London, has found that “a large majority of urban Indians (90%) are practising social distancing amid the coronavirus crisis.
By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 05:31 PM IST
In high-income countries, the study published in the journal Nature showed that BMI has been generally higher in rural areas since 1985, especially for women.
By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, Beijing
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 04:06 PM IST
Tai Chi involves significant levels of physical exertion with stretching, breathing, and coordinated movement but requires no special equipment.