Non-communicable diseases top cause of death in India; AI, Big Data can help in prevention: Apollo Hospitals – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The contribution of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as the top causes of death in India has risen to a staggering 64.9 per cent as compared to communicable diseases, maternal and other causes that dropped to 25 per cent, Apollo Hospitals Group said on Wednesday. The healthcare major also unveiled a report on the ‘Health … Read more

‘It’s like someone has piled sandbags on top of me’

Reece caught coronavirus during the first wave of the pandemic in March 2020, but like many twenty-somethings, he wasn’t hospitalised overnight. What he thought would be a mild illness became a protracted nightmare with his partner Alice becoming his carer. Months after his initial infection, he was diagnosed with CFS/ME (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) by … Read more

Top JAMA Editor Out Amid Podcast Investigation

March 25, 2021 — One of the top research journals in the United States has placed its editor in chief on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a controversial podcast episode that critics labeled as racist. The American Medical Association’s Journal Oversight Committee announced that Howard Bauchner, MD, is on leave beginning at … Read more

Strawberries, Spinach, Kale Top ‘Dirty Dozen’ List Again

All three items were in the same positions last year, but the 2021 version also adds collard and mustard greens along with kale in the No. 3 spot. Nearly 70% of the non-organic fresh produce sold in the U.S. has residues of potentially harmful pesticides, the latest report found. Source link

Looking Back on 2020: Top COVID-19 Search Terms

National Institutes of Health: “Therapeutic Management of Patients with COVID-19.” World Health Organization: “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Similarities and differences with influenza.” FDA: “FDA cautions against use of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for COVID-19 outside of the hospital setting or a clinical trial due to risk of heart rhythm problems.” YouTube: “COVID-19 food safety tips,” Jeffrey VanWingen. … Read more

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals should play Ben Stokes in middle-order, Jos Buttler at the top – Pragyan Ojha

Rajasthan Royals ended their 2-match losing streak when they defeated Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday with Jos Buttler delivering for the former champions in the middle-order. Buttler hit an unbeaten 70 after a top-order collapse to help them seal 2 crucial points and remain in the play-offs race at IPL 2020. Despite … Read more

IPL 2020: Lockie Ferguson blows SRH away in Super Over to help KKR retain top 4 spot

Lockie Ferguson did not put a foot wrong in his first match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as he led Kolkata Knight Riders to a crucial Super Over win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. KKR retained their spot in the top 4 with 10 points from 9 matches as the former … Read more

IPL 2020: Shikhar Dhawan stars as Delhi Capitals return to top of points table with 5-wicket win over CSK

Delhi Capitals rode on yet another show from Shikhar Dhawan to thrash Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in Sharjah on Saturday and roar back to the top of the points table in the IPL 2020 Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan played a stunning knock vs CSK. (Courtesy by BCCI) HIGHLIGHTS Axar Patel hit 3 … Read more