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Analysis of 381 samples show Omicron domination in Bengaluru

The INSACOG (Indian SARS Cov2 Genomics Consortium) has confirmed that omicron and its sub-lineages BA2, BA1.1.529 and BA5 continue to dominate.

11 hours ago

Dengue on rise among pregnant women, raises risks for foetus

It also increases the risk of any neurologic congenital anomaly in the infant by roughly 50 per cent, and risk for congenital malformation of brain four-fold, she said.

11 hours ago

Bengaluru acid attack victim's kin seek govt support

While her hospital bill came up to Rs 40 lakh, it was claimed through ESI.

14 Aug 2022

Mask penalty? Sudhakar starts with his dept

The rule applies to officers and staff, including housekeeping staff at Arogya Soudha, and other visitors.

13 Aug 2022

Arthritis striking early, children becoming victims

Viral infections, bad lifestyle cited as causes

10 Aug 2022

Karnataka govt records show 28k more Covid deaths

As many as 28,000 more Covid deaths have been reported in the state by the Directorate of Social Security and Pensions (DSSP) of the Revenue Department.

09 Aug 2022

NGO to bring ‘Nammoora Kathe’ back for students

It also plans to provide a comprehensive understanding of other dimensions of the city, including planning, natural and cultural heritage, and local traditions.

08 Aug 2022

New mothers struggle to breastfeed; careers, age, stress are main cause 

Doctors and experts have expressed concern over this trend, as the world observes Breastfeeding Awareness Week.

06 Aug 2022

Covid cases cross 2k mark in Karnataka, spike due to Omicron variants

Covid-19 cases in Karnataka crossed the 2,000-mark and touched 2,136, including 1,584 in Bengaluru, while Covid clusters bulged to 21 in the state capital on Wednesday.

05 Aug 2022

Third suspect also tests negative for monkeypox in Karnataka

Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at Bengaluru Medical College and Research Institute in Bengaluru received his sample for monkeypox testing on Monday evening.

04 Aug 2022

Tibetan boy’s samples sent to VRDL from Karnataka's Hubballi

The child came to India with his parents and a Tibetan priest on July 1. He had arrived in Delhi and visited a Tibetan camp at Himachal Pradesh, and Nagpur in Maharashtra.

03 Aug 2022

Shraavana: Kids can opt to have eggs from next month in school meals

During Shraavana, many families do not eat eggs or non-vegetarian food, and many children at schools too are refusing to consume eggs, said a source in the education department.

03 Aug 2022

75 per cent lung cancer cases diagnosed late, cases among women on rise

Late diagnosis is because regular screening is not done even among chronic smokers, and also since lung cancer often misdiagnosed as pneumonia or tuberculosis, says Dr Niti Raizada.

02 Aug 2022

Disease anxiety drives visits to dermatologists

Though the numbers are not alarming, people with minor skin ailments are rushing to consult dermatologists, out of fear of monkeypox.

02 Aug 2022

Ethiopian in Bengaluru tests -ve for monkeypox: Sudhakar

The African had arrived from Ethiopia on July 4 to undergo a kidney transplant at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He was undergoing dialysis and pre-transplant evaluations.

01 Aug 2022