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India approves Oxford Vaccine Covishield a day after UK’s approval

India’s drug Controller DCGI on Friday approved the Covishield coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, following the data scrutiny by manufacturer in India Serum Institute (SII) a day before. The decision comes after the United Kingdom’s approval on Thursday, bringing hope as the New Year dawns. India has recorded the world’s second-most Covid-19 infections after ...

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World Diabetes Day: Most Europeans Not Sure How to Tackle Diabetes, Says study

Despite greater access to health information, new research found that many Europeans were confused about diet and lifestyle changes related to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, revealed 2015 research, conducted by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC). In a survey of over 2,800 European adults across the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands and Finland to ...

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PM Modi Brushes Aside Secrecy, Orders to Declassify Netaji Files on Jan 23, 2016

The much-awaited meeting between Netaji family members and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the path to make public all classified files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on January 23, 2016 and more than 130 files are with the central government, which are supposed to reveal the state watch on Netaji before he smuggled himself out of India in 1939. ...

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Survey Reveals 68% Yet to Use Mobile-Based Financial Services

Amdocs has released the results from a new global survey around mobile financial services (MFS) which revealed that more than 68 percent of the respondents have yet to use mobile financial services, and that new innovative solutions for savings, loans, and insurance will drive the next phase of mobile financial services growth across emerging and mature markets. Conducted by analyst ...

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90 minute memory: How William reminds us of movie characters?

Amnesia is a syndrome caused due to brain dysfunction from damage, mental trauma or disease. Existing in two different forms – retrograde and anterograde, amnesia means “memory loss” in basic sense of the word. Retrograde amnesia means the incapability to remember events before a particular incident while anterograde means the incapability to remember events after a particular incident. Over the ...

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Half of Smokers Live with COPD Not Knowing About it: Study

More than half of the long-time smokers and former smokers who could pass the lung function test easily with breathing out forcibly may be suffering from COPD that was not detectable easily or in its early stages, warn researchers. The early stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis cannot be detected with mere symptoms ...

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