The sensitivity of RT-PCR tests may play a role in this phenomenon, Indian researchers think
Study by Hyderabad scientists identifies genetic risk factors for heart failure
Ineffective magic bullets: Antibiotic resistance is now the leading cause of deaths across the globe
Lancet study flags breakthrough omicron infections after boosters
Now, TB test recommended for COVID-19 patients in case of persisting cough
Experts hail decision as opportunity to increase detection of both COVID-19 and TB
Neanderthal-inherited gene variant helps in protecting against severe COVID-19: Study
A protective Neanderthal-derived haplotype confers approximately 23% reduced risk of becoming critically ill on infection with SARS-CoV-2
COVID-19: New data on South Africa hospitalisations reveals how omicron dodges vaccines
Some 22.6% of those hospitalised currently in South Africa are fully vaccinated against COVID-19
COVID-19: Drizzle deters section of pilgrims but violations galore at Ganga Sagar Mela
“What can you do when a sea of people comes and overwhelms you,” say officials
Timely COVID-19 vaccination of pregnant women important: WHO
Pregnant women not at a higher risk of being infected with novel coronavirus, but are more susceptible to severe ...
COVID-19 third wave: Returning workers may have led to Jharkhand spike
COVID-19 situation dire in Jharkhand, with healthcare workers, rural residents infected; state has no wherewithal for genome sequencing
Depression, anxiety top contributors to global disease burden for 3 decades: Analysis
Pandemic may increase cases; prevalence higher among women
Health ministry updates discharge policy for mild to moderate COVID-19 cases
India’s positivity rate now stands at 11 per cent
Kerala, COVID-19 management exemplar? Data on additional deaths forces rethink
Kerala government may have suppressed data regarding true number of deaths in 2021 for political reasons, say experts
Nearly 60% of global population to be infected with omicron by March: IHME
Daily COVID-19 cases set to hit 5 million by January, despite a major drop in the infection-detection ratio, says ...
Pig heart transplant: A history of the animal’s contribution to medical sciences
In 1997, two surgeons were jailed when an Indian patient died after a pig organ transplant
COVID-19 is now in 706 of 733 districts of India
The virus has so far not been detected in 14 districts in Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, and 10 districts of ...
Came in contact with a COVID-19 patient? No need for tests, says ICMR
Medical experts hail ICMR’s move to relax testing guidelines though a large number of asymptomatic contacts stand to be ...
100 years of insulin use: How it was discovered and where we stand today
Insulin treated its first patient in 1922, before which, those suffering from type I diabetes were rarely expected to ...
Myth of coverage: Private insurance loopholes kept out-of-pocket expenses high for COVID-19 patients
Getting cashless treatment or reimbursement became difficult as COVID-19 cases rose
COVID-19 spreading out from Kolkata to the rest of Bengal: Centre
Five Bengal districts within top ten in India with maximum COVID-19 positivity rate
Dementia cases in India to double by 2050, Lancet study shows
Worldwide, the caseload is set to almost triple by 2050
No mixing of vaccines in India for booster dose. What do experts say?
Studies point to better protection with mixed doses; experts call data ‘fragmentary’
Treatment for COVID-19 in Omicron wave: What to go for, what to avoid
Experimental therapies used to treat COVID-19 in India’s first two waves should not be used this time, warn doctors
Bihar not testing enough despite surging COVID-19 cases, official data shows
Bihar government has not focussed on ramping up testing despite its claims to the contrary, say activists
DTE Exclusive: 70% COVID-19 cases in Kolkata now due to Omicron
Ganga Sagar Mela given go-ahead by Calcutta High Court with conditions