Covid Vaccination

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Mar, 2021

Is it safe to delay the second dose of the covid-19 vaccine? A doctor speaks on the matter

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If your parents are planning to skip round two of the covid-19 vaccine then hear what a doctor has to say about it. It has been reported that after the first shot of the covid-19 vaccine, people become so carefree that they either let go of precautionary measures or they don’t even go for the second dose. Currently, there’s a lot of debate around when to go in for the…

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Mar, 2021

Can you boost your skin’s immunity?

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Prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics are the newest must-haves in skincare Doctors consider the gut to be the second brain of the body. And with gut health being the buzzword in the wellness industry, it has led to launches of countless probiotic products (apple cider vinegar, kimchi, kombucha, live bacteria shots) that help us maintain our gut microbiome and add multiple strains of good bacteria. Not only do probiotics give you…

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Mar, 2021

Ugandan infant’s heart mended in Nagpur

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Nagpur: The city is emerging as a medical tourism hub, domestically as well as internationally. Recently, a three-and-a-half-month-old boy from Uganda, born with serious heart-related deformities, was operated upon at Wockhardt Hospital. Micah Sekakoni had an 11mm hole in his heart. Pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Sandeep Khanzode cured it. “The baby had a complex heart disease known as ‘endocardial cushion defect’ and ‘AV septal defect,” said Dr. Khanzode. Endocardial cushion…

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Mar, 2021

Doctors had given me just 10 percent chance of recovery’: Mumbai Cricket Association’s scorer

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Cricket statistician and scorer Ramesh Parab opens up on his close match with COVID-19 and how he made it back to the cricketing greens Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) scorer and statistician, Ramesh Parab, 65, has tracked many fighting innings from his scorer’s seat at matches across all levels of the willow game. But in the COVID-19 pandemic, he played one himself, albeit on a different pitch – the hospital bed.…

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Pen Spin

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Mar, 2021

Why we fidget… and should you stop?

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There can be benefits to all the foot-tapping and twiddling of thumbs. It can even help focus the mind. So how much is too much? Sports manager Siddharth Bhattacharya finds it difficult to remain still. If he is at work and there is a pen within sight, he’ll want to pick it up and fiddle with it even while doing something else on his laptop. Sometimes, without realising it, he’ll…

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