It depends. Most coronavirus patients have mild to moderate illness and recover quickly. Older, sicker patients tend to take longer to recover. That includes those who are obese, or have high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.

U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Do these to stay healthy

July 26, 2019 08:24 am

Most of us are already aware about matters of personal hygiene and self-care. However, despite all the precautions, we tend to suffer from illnesses and infections. This is mainly due to us ignoring the little things (which often go unnoticed) that play a huge role in keeping us healthy. Here, Dr Rangina Shah, endoscopic gynecologist at Alka Hospital, talks about things we need to be aware of in terms of hygiene and healthy living.

MAHOTTARI, Dec 2: "What can I do, Sir? My life is becoming burden to me," wailed Matar Safi, 80, who has been serving jail term in the district prison of Mahottari. Suffering from asthma, Safi’s condition is worsening for want of warm clothes and proper diet.

Aug 2: Obesity increases a person's risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest that obese adults infected with flu shed the virus for a longer time than adults who are not obese, potentially increasing the opportunity for the infection to spread to others.

SEOUL, May 20: The chairman of South Korea’s LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental in transforming the country’s fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with a brain disease.

De-stigmatizing mental illness

April 22, 2018 08:48 am

KATHMANDU, April 22; Nepali society may not be an easy place for a woman in her late twenties when she wants to pursue a profession of her choice with full concentration. As the society has a set of some unspoken rules on various crucial matters such as the time to get married and settle down, youths’ aspiration to work hard and excel in a field and establish oneself as an independent individual may face various societal challenges.

Nine hundred military personnel have been called in to address a shortfall in security at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after illness resulted in the quarantine of 1,200 staff.