Curbing COVID Had Benefit for Asthma Patients

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Measures enacted to slow the spread of the new coronavirus also appeared to reduce hospitalizations for asthma, a new study finds. Researchers compared weekly data on hospitalizations at 272 hospitals in Japan in the first five months of 2020 … Read more

Curbing Some TV Ads Might Reduce Childhood Obesity

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Limiting TV ads for sugary, salty and high-fat foods and drinks might help reduce childhood obesity, British researchers suggest. They looked at advertising of these products between 5:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. If all such ads were … Read more

No singing, touching of idols: Centre’s SOP for curbing Covid-19 outbreak during festivals | 10 points

The Union health ministry on Tuesday issued the standard operating procedure (SOP) to contain the spread of Covid-19 during the celebration of upcoming festivities. Releasing the ‘Standard Operating Procedures’, the ministry said that the period from October to December witnesses large gatherings for religious worship, fairs, cultural functions, processions, etc, and it is important that … Read more