APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES
Dassault Systèmes demonstrates innovations for the life sciences industry in India
The event focused on transforming and digitalizing the life sciences industry in India, which is undergoing core shifts in business processes and manufacturing operations to make it more agile and adaptable.
Maharashtra won't allow 'spurious' medicine sale: Minister to Ramdev
Hours after the launch of Coronil on Tuesday, the Union AYUSH Ministry h...
HRD, S&T ministries launch 'Drug Discovery Hackathon' to develop anti-COVID drug
The initiative is being jointly carried out by the 'MHRD's I...
Entrepreneur Rik Mehta becomes first Indian-American to win GOP primary for Senate from New Jersey
Washington, Jul 11 () Entrepreneur Rik Mehta has become the first Indian-American to win the Republican primary for the Senate seat from the US state of New Jersey.
You may not be completely safe in offices and home, WHO says indoor airborne spread of coronavirus possible
The virus is released while talking in micro droplets that can remain in the air.
'Desperation science' slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs
Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamouring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste.
ICMR sets up 11 teams to monitor antigen tests
The 11 teams set up by the Indian Council of Medical Research comprise of epidemiologists along with doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and they will monitor the antigen tests and provide support, a senior government official said.
Kerala Institute develops bridge device for patients needing ventilator support
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, a Kerala-based central government institute, has developed the system that would act as a bridge for patients till conventional ventilator is available, a spokesperson of the institute said.
Recruitment for HCQ solidarity trial stopped in India
The decision to scrap HCQ testing was based on evidence from the Solidarity Trial, the UK’s Recovery Trial and a Cochrane review of other evidence, WHO said in a statement. WHO’s own data showed HCQ did not reduce mortality of hospitalised Covid-19 patients compared with the standard of care.
AIIMS, Vizag Hospital yet to approve trials of locally-made Covid vaccine
The ethics committee of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi has found discrepancies in the protocol submitted for trials, raising questions on how other sites enrolled for the trials have got approvals from their ethics committees.
Expectant mothers find little room in covid-stressed world
The deadly disease and the containment measures have disrupted normal healthcare services, including pre-natal health check-ups, childbirth and inoculation. In many cases, expectant mothers are delivering babies alone to protect the new-born child from infection as hospitals follow a strict protocol of limited exposure.
Remdesivir shortage in Maharashtra public hospitals
State governments typically coordinate drug orders for public hospitals, where most Covid-19 patients are treated. In some states, including Gujarat and Delhi, the city with the most cases, public hospitals have their own procurement systems.
China controls medical supplies, in this outbreak and the next
Before the pandemic, China already exported more respirators, surgical masks, medical goggles and protective garments than the rest of the world combined, the Peterson Institute for International Economics estimated.
Complaint filed in Bihar court against Ramdev over COVID-19 medicine claim
The complainant has named Ramdev, the convenor of the Patanjali Research Institute, and his aide Balkrishna, the organisation's chairman, as accused.
Ayush ministry to examine Patanjali's claims on Covid-19 treatment
The ministry has also reached out to the Uttarakhand government to provide copies of license and approval details granted for the manufacture of the drug.
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