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Box Office update: Akshay Kumar starrer Bellbottom opens with approx. 15% occupancy; opening lower than Roohi and Mumbai Saga :Bollywood Box Office – Bollywood Hungama

After much promotion and talk, the Akshay Kumar starrer Bellbottom finally released today, August 19. Given the fact that theatres have been shut for a while now, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, all eyes were glued to witness the spectacle of Bellbottom’s release on the big screen. Reports suggest that Bellbottom opened to around 15% occupancy during morning and noon ...

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How Pfizer COVID vaccine cuts risk of Delta infection

New York: Despite causing a surge in infections that has resulted in thousands of hospitalisations and deaths, the Delta variant of COVID-19 is not particularly good at evading the antibodies generated by the Pfizer vaccine, according to a study. The findings, published in the journal Immunity, help explain why vaccinated people have largely escaped the worst of the delta surge. ...

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Exercise is not about running a marathon – An inside account of weight loss and body positivity!

Exercise has countless benefits especially during this challenging time of the pandemic. Then, of course, there’s the weight loss and muscle gain — the aesthetic changes that people tend to notice the most. There’s also the physiological advantages of better sleep, disease prevention, more energy and enhanced immunity.  Finally comes the mental side — a boost in self-confidence, a new ...

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Mississippi’s Hospital System Is Rapidly Approaching Statewide Failure

Thomas Dobbs, Mississippi’s state health officer, is an epidemiologist and infectious-disease specialist in his early fifties, with boyishly wavy hair and a courteous but direct manner. His wife, Kim, is a pulmonologist. One of their sons, Wyn, is in medical school in Washington, D.C. Until COVID-19 struck, last year, Dobbs’s expertise had involved communicable illnesses like tuberculosis. Mississippi, the unhealthiest, ...

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WB Corona Cases: রাজ্যে ১ দিনে করোনা সংক্রমিত ৫৪৭, মৃত্যু হয়েছে ৬ জনের

<p><strong>কলকাতা:</strong> রাজ্যে আজও দৈনিক করোনা সংক্রমণ ৫০০-র কোটায়। গত ২৪ ঘণ্টায় রাজ্য়ে নতুন করে করোনা সংক্রমিত হয়েছে ৫৪৭ জন। গতকাল রাজ্যে আক্রান্তের সংখ্যা ছিল ৫০২ জন। এ নিয়ে রাজ্যে করোনা সংক্রমিতের সংখ্যা বেড়ে হল ১৫,৩৯,৬১২ জন। সরকারি বুলেটিন অনুযায়ী ১৭ অগাস্টের হিসেবে রাজ্যে সক্রিয় করোনা রোগীর সংখ্যা ৯,৭৩৬ জন।&nbsp;</p> <p>এই সময় পর্বে রাজ্যে করোনা সংক্রমিত হয়ে প্রাণ হারিয়েছেন ৬ জন। ...

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Coronavirus: Foods that can impact COVID-19 risks, as per study | The Times of India

We as people understand the importance of eating good food and making healthy dietary choices, especially in reducing COVID-19 risks. However, in addition to that, experts have also shared their inputs about the same. According to researchers from Northwestern University in Chicago, coffee, breast milk, and kale have the potential to reduce your COVID-19 risk factors. The team of experts ...

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Why elderly, diabetic are at higher risk of COVID infection

Beijing: Researchers have identified that low microRNA (miRNA) immunity increases the risk of COVID-19 infection in older adults and people with diabetes. MicroRNAs are a key class of gene expression regulators which play an important role in inflammation and immune response. The study led by researchers from Nanjing University in China identified four circulating miRNAs — miR-7-5p, miR-24-3p, miR-145-5p and ...

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Why Are So Many Knowledge Workers Quitting?

Last spring, a friend of mine, a writer and executive coach named Brad Stulberg, received a troubling call from one of his clients. The client, an executive, had suddenly started losing many of his best employees, and he couldn’t really explain why. “This was the canary in the coal mine,” Stulberg said. In the weeks that followed, more clients began ...

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State Republicans Are Gambling with the Delta Surge

State Republicans Are Gambling with the Delta Surge

The question was straightforward enough; it was the answer that proved more revealing. When a local reporter asked Representative Glenn Grothman, a Wisconsin Republican, whether he had been vaccinated against COVID-19, he replied, “I don’t like to get into taking sides on it.” He then walked out of the camera frame. As a Trump loyalist, with a ninety-six-per-cent rating from ...

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