Category Archives: Health

National Expert Group discusses vaccine development with domestic manufactures

National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration on Monday met leading domestic vaccine manufactures- Serum Institute of India, Pune; Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad; Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad; Gennova Biopharmaceuticals, Pune; and Biological E, Hyderabad. The meeting was mutually beneficial and productive, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.  The meeting provided the National Expert Group with […]

HealthCare360 is India’s answer to digital health care experience

Healthcare experience has seen a surge as teleconsultations follow the long-pending telemedicine guidelines which were recently issued by the ministry of health. This launch will exponentially increase the score of telemedicine space, for both, patients and doctors. Today, HealthCARE360 e-inaugurated the digital patient experience platform for Dr Vishnu Reddy’s clinic. Dr Vishnu Reddy is an […]

Coronavirus Outbreak: India’s COVID-19 death toll crosses 50,000-mark; tally mounts to 26.47 lakh

With more than 57,000 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 count on Monday crossed the 26.47 lakh-mark, while the death toll has crossed the 50,000-mark as well. At 9:30 AM on this day, the COVID-19 tally in the country has reached 26,47,664 cases, which include 6,76,900 active cases; 19,19,843 cured, discharged, […]

Combination therapy to improve survival outcomes in certain patients with acute myeloid leukemia: Study

Houston [United States], August 16: According to a recent study, a combination regimen of venetoclax and azacitidine was safe and improved overall survival (OS) over azacitidine alone in certain patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Adding targeted therapy to chemotherapy in the Phase III trial is safe, according to new research led by The University […]

Drivers who don’t shut their car windows exposed to more air pollution

London , Aug 15: A first-of-its-kind study from the University of Surrey finds that car users from the world’s least affluent cities are exposed to a disproportionate amount of in-car air pollution because they rely heavily on opening their windows for ventilation. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), air pollution kills an estimated seven […]

Coronavirus | Not all COVID survivors can donate plasma

Usually, the level of antibodies against coronavirus in a willing donor is checked before initiating procedure Everyday, family members and friends of COVID patients are tapping into all their contacts earnestly hoping to find a recovered person who is willing to donate plasma. Convalescent plasma therapy is one of the options explored to save some […]

Coronavirus | Plasma therapy may look promising in treating COVID-19, but it is no magic bullet

For over a hundred years, there has been an alluring mystery around serum, the pale filtrate from blood that contains antibodies. Today, it is back in fashion, the latest candidate in the fight against COVID-19 In May this year, the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) approved 38 hospitals across the country to participate in […]

Weight between young adulthood and midlife linked to mortality: Study

Massachusetts , August 14: Changes in weight between young adulthood and midlife may have important consequences for a person’s risk of early death, suggests a new study from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH). Published in JAMA Network Open, the study found that participants whose BMIs went from the “obese” range in early […]

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