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  • WHO establishes new group to study origins of coronavirus

    WHO establishes new group to study origins of coronavirus

    The 26 experts were selected from over 700 applications and were chosen for their world-class expertise and experience in a range of disciplines, as well as their geographic and gender diversity.

    October 14, 2021
  • For unvaccinated, re-infection by SARS-CoV-2 likely: Study

    For unvaccinated, re-infection by SARS-CoV-2 likely: Study

    The team analysed known re-infection and immunological data from the close viral relatives of SARS-CoV-2 that cause "common colds" -- along with immunological data from SARS-CoV-1 and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. Leveraging evolutionary principles, the team was able to model the risk of Covid-19 re-infection over time.

    October 4, 2021
  • Highest premature deaths in city due to coal pollution in 2019: Study

    Highest premature deaths in city due to coal pollution in 2019: Study

    The study done by “C40 Cities”, a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change, has revealed that out of a study of 61 global megacities, Kolkata had the highest number of premature deaths due to coal plant pollution in 2019.

    October 2, 2021
  • Bat-related coronaviruses more frequent than thought: Study

    Bat-related coronaviruses more frequent than thought: Study

    "Each zoonotic spillover of a novel virus represents an opportunity for evolutionary adaptation and further spread; therefore, quantifying the extent of this 'hidden' spillover may help target prevention programmes,"

    September 15, 2021
  • No serious health effects linked to mRNA Covid vaccines: Study

    No serious health effects linked to mRNA Covid vaccines: Study

    "The world is relying on safe and effective vaccines to bring an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Vaccine Safety Datalink is ideally suited to carry out this important surveillance and we will continue to monitor the safety of all vaccines that protect against Covid-19,"

    September 5, 2021
  • One shot of Pfizer vax may be enough for people who had Covid: Study

    One shot of Pfizer vax may be enough for people who had Covid: Study

    "This study highlights the potential for recommending a single dose for previously infected individuals and may be useful for discussions surrounding vaccination strategy," the researchers said.

    August 8, 2021
  • Covid virus may reach various layers of human retina: Study

    Covid virus may reach various layers of human retina: Study

    "The eye has shown abnormalities associated with Covid-19 infection, and retinal changes were presumed to be associated with secondary microvascular and immunological changes," said Carlla A. Araujo-Silva, from INBEB in Rio de Janeiro.

    July 30, 2021
  • People becoming desensitised to Covid illnesses, death: Study

    People becoming desensitised to Covid illnesses, death: Study

    "Our study shows a need to delve deeper into how to re-sensitise the public and motivate them to take action in the face of an ongoing emergency. Testing the effectiveness of various health-risk communication strategies could quite possibly mean the difference between life and death in the future,"

    July 20, 2021
  • Vaccination leads to reduced ICU stay, treatment cost

    Vaccination leads to reduced ICU stay, treatment cost

    While the need for ICU for patients with comorbidities fell from a whopping 9.4 per cent to 5 per cent amongst those vaccinated, the treatment cost also reduced by nearly 15 per cent, the study showed

    July 14, 2021
  • Covid-19 may lead to cognitive, behavioural complications

    Covid-19 may lead to cognitive, behavioural complications

    The study, conducted in Italy, involved testing neurocognitive abilities and taking MRI brain scans of patients two months after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms

    June 21, 2021
  • Imaging objects through fog may now be more clear: Study

    Imaging objects through fog may now be more clear: Study

    "This process is called 'demodulation'. The demodulation of the image had to be done at a rate that was equal to the rate of modulation of the source of light to get a clear image."

    June 16, 2021
  • Coronavirus’ spike protein alone may cause lung damage: Study

    Coronavirus’ spike protein alone may cause lung damage: Study

    "Our findings show that the SARS-CoV2 spike protein causes lung injury even without the presence of intact virus," said Pavel Solopov, Assistant Professor at the varsity.

    April 29, 2021
  • IISc researchers develop new, faster way to detect TB

    IISc researchers develop new, faster way to detect TB

    The new research was published in Clinical Infectious Diseases journal published by Oxford University Press, London in its latest edition.

    March 23, 2021
  • Study reveals motion sickness severity

    Study reveals motion sickness severity

    "As we tested sensitivity to sensory cues, a robust relationship emerged. It was clear that the greater an individual's sensitivity to motion parallax cues, the more severe the motion sickness symptoms."

    March 10, 2021
  • Men publish more research papers than women: Study

    Men publish more research papers than women: Study

    According to researchers, including Allison Morgan from the University of Colorado Boulder, persistent differences in parenting roles are the key reason that men tend to publish more research papers than women.

    March 2, 2021
  • UK variant of Covid will ‘sweep the world’, says scientist

    UK variant of Covid will ‘sweep the world’, says scientist

    "The new variant has 'swept the country' and 'it's going to sweep the world, in all probability'," Sharon Peacock, Director of Covid-19 Genomics UK (Cog-UK) told the BBC.

    February 11, 2021
  • Apple Watch can help spot Covid-19 symptoms: Study

    Apple Watch can help spot Covid-19 symptoms: Study

    Apple Watch were able to signal the onset of Covid-19 up to seven days before the individual was diagnosed with the infection via nasal swab, and also to identify those who have symptoms.

    February 9, 2021