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Covid survivors report rise in hair loss post-second wave, say doctors

The doctors attributed a 15-20 per cent surge in the number of hair loss cases during the second wave.

12 Aug 2021

NHM stops supply of vital drugs to thalassemia patients

An estimated over 17,000 thalassemia patients in Karnataka have been hit by non-availability of life-saving iron chelation drugs.

12 Aug 2021

Even Covid-positive mothers can breastfeed their babies: Doctors

The pandemic has been tough for pregnant and lactating women, with many afraid of transmitting Covid-19 to their babies.

08 Aug 2021

An IT pro who forgot English and a professor who fumbled with Math!

The doctors diagnosed that the tumor had disrupted the connections in the brain, making him forget how to do the basic math.

07 Aug 2021

Covid deaths rising: Dakshina Kannada, Kolar record high mortality growth rate

Karnataka managed Covid infections relatively well in July, compared to states like Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Maharashtra, which witnessed a surge.

04 Aug 2021

COVID-19: Bengaluru drops its guard, dumps masks 

BBMP chief marshal officer says most violations in low-income areas, marshals carrying out awareness drives

19 Jul 2021

Not a good sign: Drop in active Covid cases slows down in Karnataka

However, 11 days since falling below the 50K-mark, the number of active cases stands at 33,642 on Wednesday.

15 Jul 2021

Taking care of vulnerable kids first step to stave off third Covid wave

Giving children influenza shot, vaccinating all adults, could even end the pandemic

15 Jul 2021

Bengaluru turns Covid corner, sees rise in dengue, typhoid cases

With 3rd wave on horizon, doctors warn against eating out, moving about 

14 Jul 2021

Bone death threat looms for recovered Covid patients

The condition could set in because of higher and longer dosage of steroids to treat Covid patients and also due to patients developing blood clots.

13 Jul 2021

Zika the new bug, avoid pregnancy for now

Zika virus is caused by the bite of the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopiticus mosquitoes, and primarily impacts pregnant women, causing neurological disorders in the foetus.

13 Jul 2021

Rashes to Vitamin D deficiency, lockdown hits children hard

A considerable number of cases are those with urticaria, that present red hives due to skin rash.  

08 Jul 2021

Private hospitals wait for Karnataka govt nod to get Covid vaccine stocks

Govt had planned an online training session on CoWIN registration

06 Jul 2021

Get your Covid jab before third wave: Doctors to pregnant women

They should be vaccinated on priority to reduce severity of Covid-19, say experts

03 Jul 2021

At 61 lakh Covid jabs, Bengaluru stands second among metro cities in India

Officials from the BBMP point out that vaccination coverage has been improving in the city and people are willingly coming forward to get the jab.

01 Jul 2021

Changes in menstrual cycle after COVID vaccine jab? Don't worry, say doctors

Doctors point out that there is no scientific evidence to show that vaccination can alter cycles and bleeding patterns.

28 Jun 2021

Bengaluru's civic body girds up to tackle third wave of COVID-19

Special Commissioner (Health) D Randeep said that ground work is on to scale up infrastructure, take up rigorous testing and plan home isolation protocol.

28 Jun 2021

Drive-through Covid vaccine initiative a breeze for Bengaluru citizens

In all, 1,120 people got vaccinated. They had to drive to the mall parking lot, and were inoculated while sitting in their vehicles.

27 Jun 2021

After slight dip, Karnataka reports over 4k Covid cases

In what could be a clear indication of people not following Covid-appropriate behaviour, Karnataka on Saturday reported about 1,000 cases more than what it recorded on Friday.

27 Jun 2021

Oxygen therapy used to treat persistent mucormycosis cases

While many patients have been cured by anti-fungal treatment and surgical debridement, hospitals have seen cases of persistence, days after recovery.

24 Jun 2021

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