Why do some people get side effects after COVID-19 vaccines?

Why do some people get side effects after COVID-19 vaccines? Temporary side effects including headache, fatigue and fever are signs the immune system is revving up — a normal response to vaccines. And they’re common. “The day after getting these vaccines, I wouldn’t plan

Study reveals the dangers of coffee on eyesight

A study conducted by American scientists concluded that consuming excessive amounts of caffeine increases the risk of developing glaucoma more than 3 times in those who suffer from high intraocular pressure. The study, published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, revealed that experts anal

Optogenetics Restore Sight of Blind Man

Thanks to an innovative technique that combines gene therapy and light stimulation, the vision of a completely blind 58-year-old man has been partially restored. The man, whose identity has not been revealed, lives in Brittany, France, and was treated in Paris. He was diagnosed with retinitis pig

Over 96% of people build antibodies after single COVID-19 jab: Study

More than 96 percent of people develop coronavirus antibodies after receiving only a single dose of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine, new research has revealed.  The England- and Wales-based study, which monitored more than 8,000 participants, also discovered that almost 100 percent of peop

Study: Cancer Rate in Medieval Britain Higher Than Expected

Cancer isn't just a modern-day affliction. A new archaeological analysis suggests malignant growths in medieval Britain were not as rare as we once thought. Even before widespread smoking, the Industrial Revolution, and the modern surge in life expectancy, it seems cancer was still a leading caus

A baby’s first poo reveals if they are at risk of allergies and asthma

Children could be set on a path to developing allergies, asthma and eczema before they are born. Analysis of a baby’s first stool, known as meconium, shows that a lack of certain biochemicals and gut bacteria normally seen in the faeces is linked with a higher risk of allergies and other co

UK study finds significant drop in COVID-19 infections after one jab

LONDON: COVID-19 infections in adults of all ages fell by 65% after a first dose of AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine in UK research, which scientists said showed the real-world impact of the nation’s immunization campaign against the pandemic.Crucially, the research was conducted at a time when

Trials of HIV vaccines set to begin

 Two teams of scientists are set to begin trials of HIV vaccines based on technologies used to develop COVID-19 jabs.Oxford University’s Jenner Institute, which was behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, and US pharmaceutical giant Moderna in partnership with Scripps Research,

Everything you need to know about long covid

Although the novel coronavirus is now over a year old, we are constantly learning new aspects about how it manifests. The virus is unravelling each day, with many new mutants emerging.  In the first few months of the pandemic, health experts believed Covid-19 was generally a mild infection

Common cold virus can block Covid

The virus that causes the common cold can trump coronavirus within the body, offering some protection across the population, a new study suggests. Effectively, if the cold virus is already present it can block Covid-19 from gaining a foothold because viruses compete within the body. Re

Is vegan diet linked to poorer bone health?

People consuming vegan diet may have poorer bone health, suggested a new study. In a new study, the bone health of vegans as well as people following a mixed-food diet was determined with an ultrasound measurement of the heel bone. The findings showed that people following a vegan diet had lower

‘Revolutionary’ new cancer treatment builds on COVID-19 jab tech

Vaccitech, a biotechnology company launched by two leaders of the Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine team, is deploying anti-coronavirus technology to revolutionize conventional cancer treatments.The company, founded by professors Sarah Gilbert and Adrian Hill, is financed by the venture capital w

2.5 billion people projected to have hearing problems by 2050, says WHO report

Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide — or 1 in 4 people — will be living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, warns the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) first World Report on Hearing, released on Wednesday to mark the World Hearing Day.At least 700 million of these people wi

How to keep your kidneys healthy

Kidney disease is a major health concern that caused 1.23 million deaths worldwide in 2017 and the rates of people needing dialysis have increased more than 40 per cent since 1990. According to the findings, published in the journal The Lancet, there were 697.5 million cases of chronic kidney dis

Heart dangers of energy drinks

Researchers at the University of Texas at the University of Texas revealed that energy drinks increase the heart rate, according to what was published by "Today. Tamo". The researchers said that these drinks affect cardiovascular function, in addition to being dangerous for human heart muscle cel

Blood-thinning drugs found to cut risk of COVID death

 Coronavirus patients given blood-thinning drugs within 24 hours of being admitted to hospitable are less likely to die, according to new research. A team of scientists from the UK and US studied more than 4,000 COVID-19-related hospital admissions, and found “strong real-world evidenc

CDC study finds two masks are better than one against Covid-19

US government researchers found that two masks are better than one in slowing coronavirus spread, but health officials stopped short of recommending that everyone double up. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported the results of a lab experiment that spaced two

Study of mysterious cancer makes doubt disappear

The developments on science and technology (S&T) continue and hopefully, by 2023 at the earliest, considering success rates and approval by regulatory bodies, available worldwide would be an additional re-engineered therapy to the mysterious blood cancer chronic condition called Multiple Myelo