People must rise, resist ‘imposition of one thought: Chidambaram on resignation of 2 Ashoka University professors

After two professors of Ashoka University resigned, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Friday asked what does this say of the “academic freedom” in the country and urged people to rise and resist the “imposition of one thought“. He alleged that this “BJP thought” will “wreck” India and turn it into an autocracy. “What does it … Read more

U.S. COVID Infections ‘More Widespread’ Than Thought?

March 17, 2021 – Another 16 million Americans were infected with COVID-19 in the first 9 months of 2020 than previously reported, according to a new study. Investigators evaluated 61,910 adults who reported feeling well when they applied for life insurance. A total of 4094, or 6.6%, had a positive coronavirus antibody test, meaning … Read more

Healthier 2021: Mark’s Accomplishing More Than He Thought He Could

This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their health this year. You can follow their journeys here. By Mark Spoor Back in December, WebMD sent an internal email asking employees if anyone would like to blog … Read more

Heart Trouble From COVID Less Common Than Thought

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis) is less common in COVID-19 patients than previously thought, according to a new study. Previously reported rates of myocarditis in COVID-19 patients ranged from 14% among recovered athletes to 60% in … Read more

Loss of Smell More Common in COVID-19 Than Thought

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Loss of smell is common in COVID-19, but fewer people say they have this symptom than objective tests reveal, a new study finds. In fact, about 77% of COVID-19 patients who were directly measured had smell loss, but only … Read more