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Study associates Covid-19 mortality with 2 signs easily measurable at home

As per a latest study on patients hospitalised with Covid-19, it has been discovered that two easily measurable signs of health - respiration rate and blood-oxygen saturation are distinctly predictive of higher mortality.
Study associates Covid-19 mortality with 2 signs easily measurable at home(Representational photo)
Study associates Covid-19 mortality with 2 signs easily measurable at home(Representational photo)
Updated on May 26, 2021 08:09 AM IST
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Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine did not cut hospital stay or mortality in Covid-19 patients: WHO

The study found the regimens appeared to have little or no effect on 28-day mortality or the length of the in-hospital course among patients hospitalized with Covid-19, the WHO said on Thursday.
A bottle containing the drug Remdesivir is shown by a health worker at the Institute of Infectology of Kenezy Gyula Teaching Hospital of the University of Debrecen in Debrecen, Hungary on Thursday.(AP Photo)
A bottle containing the drug Remdesivir is shown by a health worker at the Institute of Infectology of Kenezy Gyula Teaching Hospital of the University of Debrecen in Debrecen, Hungary on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 08:47 AM IST
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Covid-19: Coming to terms with mortality, understanding life even more

Transiting from a set pattern of life to a new one, however temporarily, has its fears, but also offers rewards.
Mumbai, India - March 20, 2020: Railway Medical staff check temperature of the passengers ahead of Coronavirus (COVID19) threat, at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai, India, on Friday, March 20, 2020. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India - March 20, 2020: Railway Medical staff check temperature of the passengers ahead of Coronavirus (COVID19) threat, at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai, India, on Friday, March 20, 2020. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon

Light drinkers have the lowest risk of mortality and developing cancers

The study provides a detailed insight into the complex relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer incidence.
The analysis is limited to older adults and may be confounded by socioeconomic factors.(Shutterstock)
The analysis is limited to older adults and may be confounded by socioeconomic factors.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 11:48 AM IST
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Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.

Here’s how extreme cold and heat can affect our bodies depending on health conditions

The findings, published in the journal Risk Analysis, suggest that heat and cold waves affect people with certain health conditions differently, highlighting the need for tailored public service risk communication.
Researchers found that the relative risk for mortality and morbidity increased generally with more extreme temperatures.(Shutterstock)
Researchers found that the relative risk for mortality and morbidity increased generally with more extreme temperatures.(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 14, 2018 03:32 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
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