10 things you didn't know about water
The world is not yet on track to meet Sustainable Development Goal 6: Access to safe water and sanitation for all.
1. There is a water crisis and it's happening now. 2.1 billion people do not have access to safe water..... read more
CDC issues Level 2 travel alert for Rubella in Japan
The CDC has issued Level 2 "Practice Enhanced Precautions" travel alert for Rubella in Japan. It says that there is an outbreak of rubella in Japan. And, travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against rubella with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine before travel. ... read more
Dengue strikes even in winters, 93 cases so far in Jaipur
JAIPUR: Even in winters, dengue has taken toll on the health of the people in the city. So far this year, 93 persons have already been tested positive for dengue in the city.
Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease and the cases of the disease are commonly reported during rains and post rainy season.... read more
Ears can be used for ECG to predict heart rhythm
London, March 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a novel electrocardiogram (ECG) method that uses signals from the ear to check heart rhythm, making it easy for drivers, athletes and persons in the military to scan their own heart beat.... read more
Overweight children at higher risk for blood clots as adults
Overweight children may be more likely than normal-weight children to develop life-threatening blood clots as adults, as per a study published March 15, 2019 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.... read more
Women who gain excess weight during pregnancy at risk of severe complications
Women who gain more weight than recommended during pregnancy i.e. 1–19 lbs above or 20 lbs or more above the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations are at a increased risk of severe maternal morbidity such as eclampsia,.... read more