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Is there a correlation between sleep apnea and depression

Depression is often also connected with sleep disordered breathing, and not only by conventional wisdom, but by increasing clinical evidence day after day.

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Avoiding drugs, healthy lifestyle key to combat Alzheimer

World Alzheimer's Day is observed every year on September 21. The Alzheimer's disease is seen in people especially after 65 years of age where they are unable to remember things or tasks. Taking ...

Avoiding drugs, healthy lifestyle key to combat Alzheimer

Global COVID-19 cases nearing 31m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to almost 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July.

More research needed into COVID-19 effects on children: WHO chief

More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of severe COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on 11 March 2020. Photo: AFP

PTSD may double risk of dementia: Study

People who have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are up to twice as likely to develop dementia later in life, warn researchers.

PTSD may double risk of dementia: Study

Reaching herd immunity in a viral pandemic

However, the extent of protection via natural infection is unknown with the new coronavirus. Moreover, more people would die while waiting for herd immunity than if a vaccine was produced.

Crowds of people shop in the capital's Shanir Akhra, Dhaka.

India's COVID-19 cases cross 5m

With a massive spike of 90,123 cases, including 1,290 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Wednesday crossed the grim mark of 50 lakh, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Medical workers take care of patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, 5 September 2020.

Coronavirus: With 97,570 new cases India's single day surge highest

The recovery rate stands at 77.65 per cent, while the fatality rate is 1.67 per cent, the ministry data showed.

A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a swab sample from a woman during a rapid antigen testing campaign for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, 7 September 2020.

1st batch of Russian vaccine produced for civilian circulation

In some good news for millions living in hope for a COVID-19 vaccine shot, the Russian health ministry said on Tuesday that the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine has been produced for civilian ...

A scientist filters out samples during the research and development of a coronavirus vaccine at a laboratory in St Petersburg, Russia, 11 June 2020.

World must be better prepared for next pandemic: WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday called on countries to invest in public health and said the world must be better prepared for the next pandemic.

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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