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Not yet clear if Omicron more transmissible: WHORediff.com29 Nov 2021
The World Health Organisation has said it is 'not yet clear' whether the newly-detected coronavirus variant Omicron is more transmissible or causes more severe disease compared to other variants, including the highly-transmissible and globally prevalent Delta variant.
ASK DR JAIN: How do I make my curly hair straight?Rediff.com18 Oct 2021
Tackle your hair and skin problems with expert help from Dr Dinesh Jain.
Antibody treatment may reduce risk in critical Covid patients: WHORediff.com24 Sep 2021
The COVID-19 patients at high risk of hospitalisation or those with severe disease should be given a combination of two antibody treatments, according to latest World Health Organization guidelines published in The BMJ on Friday.
REVEALED: Why COVID-19 affects men more than womenRediff.com11 May 2020
Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 in their blood than women. Since ACE2 enables coronavirus to infect healthy cells, this may help to explain why men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women.
'Famotidine may become the next HCQ for Covid-19'Rediff.com10 May 2020
Researchers at Northwell Health in New York are testing the effects on Famotidine (used in high intravenous doses) on Covid-19 patients as a potential treatment. After the hospital announced its clinical trials, it led to a drug shortage in the US. Back home, however, there has not been any surge in the demand for Famotidine yet.
10 super foods to fight acidity and improve digestionRediff.com25 Nov 2019
Probiotics are known to improve the gut flora and help prevent progression of digestive disorders, says Afaaf Shaikh.
High blood pressure? Try the DASH diet!Rediff.com17 May 2019
The DASH diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods
Sports Shorts: Hamilton could join Ferrari!Rediff.com12 May 2019
Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Sunday
Sports Shorts: Physicians group calls on members to reject IAAF regulationsRediff.com3 May 2019
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Friday
Will Semenya be able to compete without restrictions?Rediff.com29 Apr 2019
The double Olympic 800m champion is challenging the sport's governing body, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), over its decision to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.
Why olive oil is good for your heartRediff.com16 Sep 2018
Turns out, food high in unsaturated fat may protect against cardiovascular diseases.
How crypto mining can hijack your computerRediff.com30 May 2018
Install blockers to prevent falling prey to cryptojacking.
Sheena Bora Trial: The cop still can't rememberRediff.com4 Apr 2018
In the witness box, on bald embarrassing display, was not just Sub-Inspector Ganesh Dalvi, but the entire system of police investigation too.
Why you must watch out for weekend heart attacksRediff.com10 Mar 2018
According to a study,it is twice as likely to kill young patients during weekends.
Is Dhoni's innings coming to an end?Rediff.com23 Nov 2017
Dhoni's diverse talents make him an invaluable asset to the Indian side. But it will be his batting that will keep him afloat, says Dhruv Munjal.
Wanted! Some sports giants on the SensexRediff.com23 Aug 2016
By 2020, we should have some 10 listed sports companies, with one or two big enough to be on the Sensex
India outshines US in internet user baseRediff.com3 Jun 2016
India now has 402 million internet users - second only to China.
How to protect your skin this summerRediff.com2 May 2016
Here are tips on how to manage your skin this summer.
Netflix blocks India access to global contentRediff.com27 Mar 2016
Company cites copyright issues but users irked by crackdown on VPNs
'Emoji' is Oxford word of the yearRediff.com17 Nov 2015
Commonly known as 'Face with Tears of Joy', the pictograph is chosen as the word for 2015.
Apple iOS 9 gets bolder!Rediff.com21 Sep 2015
We enlist some of the key features of iOS 9, so sit tight.
IIM grad Shuvajit Payne gave up a cushy job to work in rural IndiaRediff.com29 Jul 2015
Shuvajit was confident of making a huge difference in the lives of people in rural India.
What's preventing top execs from investing in digital technologyRediff.com28 Apr 2015
India Inc is shying away from investing in digital technologies.
F1: Force India opposed Marussia's bid to use old carRediff.com6 Feb 2015
Marussia's hopes of rising from the dead to race in next month's Formula One season-opener in Australia have suffered a setback after rivals rejected a proposal to let them compete with last year's car.
From 'Mr Tuck Tuck' to 'Go Misbah Go'Rediff.com4 Nov 2014
The cricket career of Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has come a full circle. Misbah is no longer 'Mr Tuck Tuck'.
Changing times: Being overweight may be better for your heartRediff.com20 Jul 2014
A round up of all the health news that matters to you.
New technique fights heartbleed bugRediff.com15 Apr 2014
US cybersecurity researchers have developed a technique that fights the 'Heartbleed' virus, and detects and entraps hackers who might be using it to steal sensitive data.
Planning a baby? 10 money tips for YOURediff.com23 Jun 2013
Apart from being physically and psychologically prepared for the new role you must be financially ready as well. Before you plunge into parenthood, the good idea is planning the finances.
Internet slowed by cyber attack on spam blockerRediff.com28 Mar 2013
Spamhaus, a London and Geneva-based non-profit group which helps weed out unsolicited "spam" messages for email providers, has been subjected to cyber attacks on an unprecedented scale for more than a week.
Modern gadgets installed to overhaul Parliament securityRediff.com9 Aug 2012
Modern gadgets have been installed in the Parliament House Complex to beef up security. Members of Parliament have been issued circulars informing about the security upgrade.
IMAGES: Celebs showcase monsoon styles!Rediff.com31 Jul 2012
There's no need to put a damper on your inner fashionista this season -- take inspiration from these monsoon trends, as seen on the stars.
At 30, this Indian-American is a trailblazerRediff.com25 Jul 2012
Indian American student Dr Sandeep Kishore, who was conferred with the 2012 Raymond W Sarber Awards, tells Aziz Haniffa what the award means to him and how he endeavours to bridge the gap between public sciences and public health.
WADA adds cortisone to monitoring programmeRediff.com28 Sep 2011
The World Anti-Doping Agency has added out-of-competition use of glucocorticosteroids that include powerful anti-inflammatory medication cortisone, often taken as injection by injured cricketers, to its Monitoring Programme, along with nicotine.
Wear sunscreen -- and buy your money's worth!Rediff.com13 Apr 2011
We size up the most popular sunblocks available in the Indian market.
Who gets phished -- and why!Rediff.com7 Apr 2011
Your online habits single you out as a target!
Revealed! The security plan for the Delhi GamesRediff.com20 Sep 2010
The Indian government has drawn up an elaborate security plan at the cost of hundreds of crores to thwart any terrorist strike during next month's Commonwealth Games, by installing systems to detect chemical, biological weapons and "nuclear signature", according to a book on the security aspect of the Games.
Sex queries: 'Can BP meds affect my sex life?'Rediff.com28 Apr 2010
Andrologist and microsurgeon Dr Sudhakar Krishnamurti responds to rediff readers' sexual queries.
Meet our national Scrabble champRediff.com8 Dec 2009
Indian National Scrabble champion Sherwin Rodrigues has just returned from Malaysia after finishing 13th in the Tenth World Scrabble Championship. Here, he reveals what the game taught him about life and shares five useful tips on how to be a champion.
You are being watched!Rediff.com25 Feb 2008
From CCTV cameras to mobile jammers and perimeter protection equipment, the Indian electronic security market is worth over Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billion).
Beware of 'worm' in e-greetings!Rediff.com9 Nov 2007
Cyber crooks have recently been sending millions of fake online greeting cards, hoping that the receivers will click on these links and infect their computers with password-stealing viruses.