The most common genetic causes of intellectual disability are Down syndrome and fragile X syndrome.
Malaria is a very serious disease in hot countries, caused by a plasmodium parasite that is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito.
When COVID-19 vaccines were first rolling out in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended waiting 14 days between the shots and other immunizations as a precaution.
To explain, the team analysed plausible associations of Covid-19 mortality and excess weight in nearly 5.5 billion adults from 154 countries around the world.
The findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Public Health in Practice’.
The framework can predict the changes in amino acid — molecules linked together to form proteins — in the virus’s spike protein that may improve its binding to human cells and confer increased infectivity to the virus, they said.
This test measures a percentage of hemoglobin proteins in the blood coated with sugar. A level below 5.7 per cent is considered normal; 6.5 per cent or higher generally indicates diabetes.
Objective National Voluntary Blood Donation Day: To make people all over the country aware of the importance of voluntary blood donation.
Although the clinical symptoms of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), are primarily respiratory, several cardiac problems have also been observed in patients during Covid and its recovery.
World Heart Day is observed and celebrated annually on September 29, this year, the theme of World Heart Day is “Use Heart to Connect”.
Studies carried out early on in the pandemic reported a lower prevalence of active smokers among people admitted to hospital with COVID-19 than in the general population.
The study, which was widely reported in the media, found that very active people have higher coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores than less active people.
Combined measurements of granulocytes and well-known biomarkers in the blood can predict the severity of the disease, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
There are many instances where symptoms of COVID-19 have persisted for several months. Apart from damaging the lungs, the virus can also cause acute myocardial injury and chronic damage to the cardiovascular system.
The latest on the scene is povidone-iodine, an antiseptic. Some people have claimed on social media that gargling with iodine can prevent the spread and severity of a COVID infection, suggesting it as an alternative to getting the vaccine.
Experts at the conference that was held here on Monday, said that if a person wakes up multiple times at night due to breathlessness and experiences dry mouth in the morning with headache and fatigue all day, it could be due to OSA.
The finding has implications for the ability of new variants to reinfect people who contracted earlier versions of the virus, as well as for the continuing efficacy of vaccines and the design of possible vaccine boosters.
So can this condition be called a long Covid symptom? No, in long Covid, one continues to have some symptoms, after recovery. But here, these patients were perfectly normal, after recovering from Covid, Arora said.
They found that being deficient in vitamin D before contracting Covid-19 has a direct impact on the disease’s severity and mortality.