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Assam's First COVID-19 Patient Visited Delhi's Nizamuddin, Avoided Tests 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Assam is in a state of high alert after the first coronavirus positive case in the state emerged on Tuesday. A 52-year-old cleric, who runs a madrassa in Karimganj district, 300 kilometres from...
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Obesity reaches epidemic proportion globally 1.4.2020 Central Chronicle
Kolkata, World obesity day encourages practical solutions to help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight, undertake proper treatment, and reverse the obesity crisis.Obesity rates have nearly tripled since 1975 and have increased almost five times in children and adolescents, affecting people of all ages from all social groups in both developed and developing countries.Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with at least 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese. Governments, international partners, civil society, non-governmental organizations and the private sector all have vital roles to play in contributing to obesity prevention. Body mass index (BMI) – the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters (kg/m2) – is a commonly used index to classify overweight and obesity in adults. WHO defines overweight as a BMI equal to or more than 25, and obesity as a BMI equal to or more than 30.Obesity is a major risk factors for various ...
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COVID-19 Fund Gets Rs 10 Lakh From Mamata Banerjee's "Limited Resources" 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday donated Rs 5 lakh each to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund and the state Emergency Relief Fund to help combat the spread of the novel...
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Elgar Parishad Case: Court Rejects Bail Pleas Of Varavara Rao, Shoma Sen 31.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
A Mumbai court today rejected the temporary bail pleas of two activists arrested in the Elgar Parishad case who sought to be released from jail in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
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The new coronavirus: key terms explained 31.3.2020 Reuters: World News
As the new coronavirus spreads, words such as COVID-19, pandemic and social distancing have become part of daily vocabulary. But what exactly do they mean?
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Watch: 4 Potential Dangers Of Following Ketogenic Diet 31.3.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
While ketogenic diet has proved beneficial for many who are trying to lose weight or manage diabetes, but there are a few potential side-effects associated with the diet that you must be aware of....
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World's busiest border falls quiet with millions of Mexicans barred from U.S. 31.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
The world's busiest land border has fallen quiet as restrictions to contain the coronavirus prevent millions of Mexicans from making daily trips north, including many who work in U.S. businesses.
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Myanmar reports first coronavirus death as case numbers rise 31.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Myanmar reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, a 69-year-old man who also had cancer and died in a hospital in the commercial capital of Yangon, a government spokeswoman said.
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Samsung says chip factory worker tests positive for virus, output not affected 31.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday that one of its chip factory workers in South Korea had tested positive for coronavirus, but its output has not been affected.
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AstraZeneca's Imfinzi gets FDA nod to target small-cell lung cancer 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. regulators have approved AstraZeneca Plc's Imfinzi treatment for use against an aggressive type of lung cancer in previously untreated patients, the group said on Monday, as it moves to expand its specialisation in tackling the ...
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EU pushes Britain to extend Brexit talks over virus outbreak 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
The European Union expects Britain to seek an extension of its status quo post-Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, diplomats and officials said on Monday, as negotiations on trade have ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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52-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Dies In Pune; Total 9 Deaths In Maharashtra 30.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A 52-year-old COVID-19 patient died in Pune on Monday, taking the number of deaths due to the viral infection in Maharashtra to nine, an official said.
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AstraZeneca scores win as diabetes drug shown to slow kidney disease 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
AstraZeneca's diabetes treatment Farxiga has proven to be "overwhelmingly" effective at slowing chronic kidney disease ahead of the scheduled end of a drug trial, the British drugmaker said, potentially opening a new area of treatment outside ...
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Covid-19: Health ministry issues advisory for elderly people with list of do’s and don’ts 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
The ministry said the elderly should stay at home, wash their hands and face regularly, and avoid shaking hands with people or touching even family members.
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AstraZeneca's lung cancer treatment gets FDA nod 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved AstraZeneca Plc's combo treatment for a form of lung cancer in previously untreated patients, the drugmaker said on Monday.
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Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus 30.3.2020 Reuters: Hollywood News
Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who had been hospitalized after being infected with the new coronavirus, has died, becoming the first Japanese celebrity to die of the virus.
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Covid-19: Punjab, West Bengal report second deaths, cases in Maharashtra surge to 215 30.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Meanwhile, the Centre refuted reports on the extension of the 21-day lockdown.
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Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic.
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Trump backs off plan to reopen businesses by mid-April amid coronavirus warnings 30.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his stay-at-home guidelines until the end of April, dropping a hotly criticized plan to get the economy up and running by mid-April after a top medical adviser said more than 100,000 Americans could die from the coronavirus ...
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Grammy-Winning Singer John Prine In "Critical" Condition With Coronavirus 30.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Grammy-winning American singer John Prine has been hospitalized for coronavirus and is in "critical" condition, his family said Sunday.
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