HEALTH

Vaccine against new Covid variants may take 6-9 months: AstraZeneca

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said it could take between six to nine months to produce Covid-19 vaccines that are effective against new variants of...

More Indians opting for healthy food in 2021: Report

After binging a lot on junk food during the lockdown, Indians are moving towards healthier food options as a new survey on Thursday...

Green leafy veggies may up thinking skills later

People who eat a Mediterranean-style diet -- particularly one rich in green leafy vegetables and low in meat -- are more likely to...

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

The Covid-19 variant, which was first detected in the UK's Kent last year, is set to become the dominant strain and is going...

Long-term stress linked to increased risk of heart attack

Taking stress may be not be good for your heart as a new study suggests that long-term stress may lead to increased risk...

Aus quarantine hotel Covid-19 cluster grows to 10 cases

Two more people linked to Covid-19 outbreak at quarantine hotel in Australia's Melbourne city have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total...

Fitbit update brings Charge 4 health features to more users

Wearable brand Fitbit has rolled out a major update by making new health data available to Charge 4 users and expanding access to...

VR-based app to treat fear of heights

A team of researchers have developed a virtual reality (VR)-based app for smartphones to reduce fear of heights. The findings indicated that trial participants...