Around 80 of the 100 patients whose cardiovascular MRIs were examined had some structural changes to heart, finds peer-reviewed study
Coronavirus update: India adds more than 50,000 cases for first time
Is that milk safe? CSE’s assessment of antibiotic misuse in dairy sector says it’s not
Coronavirus update: India adds more than 47,000 cases
Cipla set to launch repurposed drug Favipiravir for COVID-19: CSIR
An off-patent anti-viral, Favipiravir was originally discovered by Fujifilm group, Japan and has shown promise in treatment of COVID-19
India’s mysterious diseases: What is NCDC doing?
There is enough evidence to show that National Centre for Disease Control on diseases is not equipped to deal with ...
Private hospitals grow more expensive even as insurance coverage remain low: NSSO
Out-of-pocket expenditure per hospitalisation stands at Rs 15,937 in rural areas and Rs 22,031 in urban areas
COVID-19: A lab for Covid-related laws
A new portal by UN agencies collates laws enacted by over 190 countries related to current pandemic
India’s mysterious diseases: The ailments that remain undiagnosed
There have been some diseases in India that have perplexed the government and medical fraternity for decades
Malnourished, under-weight children in India can increase by more than 4 mln: Study
The COVID-19 pandemic can contribute to food shocks that make children more prone to malnourishment
WHO report flags spike in cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus
At least 149 immunodeficiency vaccine-derived poliovirus cases were reported to WHO between 1961 and 2019
Coronavirus Update: After 4 mln cases in US Trump calls for putting on masks
Pandemic will worsen, US president thinks after 15 mln cases worldwide
India’s mysterious diseases: Why are they happening?
The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme is not working as it was conceptualised, say experts
COVID-19: Phase 3 of vaccine developed by Chinese researchers underway, says Lancet
The Ad5-vectored COVID-19 vaccine tested on people above 55 years of age, is considered a step up from another vaccine ...
Over 80% Indians not covered under health insurance: NSSO survey
Most people finance hospitalisation by digging into savings and borrowing
Coronavirus update: EU leaders reach landmark deal on COVID-19
Serum Institute of India to apply for local trials of Oxford University’s vaccine candidate in India within a week
Phase 1 human trials of Oxford University encouraging: Lancet
The sample size will have to be expanded across demography to check safety and efficacy
Coronavirus update: Bengal home secy claims community transmission in areas
The UK’s vaccine candidate and a Chinese one, both showed promising results according to research published in The Lancet
COVID-19: 3 distinct immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 identified
The discovery could help predict the trajectory of disease in severe cases and ultimately inform treatment decisions
Coronavirus update: A million cases in India and counting
Record number of cases for the third day in a row
Only US, Brazil have a higher tally
India’s testing rate ...
Coronavirus update: 165 countries engaged in COVID-19 vaccine global access facility
India records highest single-day spike of 32,695 cases
COVID-19: WHO, UNICEF flag sharp decline in vaccination, warn of more lapses
There was a substantial drop in number of children completing three doses of vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis ...
More than 3,000 healthcare workers in 79 countries have died from COVID-19: Report
Health workers work in unsafe conditions and lack adequate safety gear, wages and medical care in addition to reprisals ...
Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 in doubt, UN report warns
Between 83 million and 132 million people could go hungry in 2020 due to COVID-19, according to the report
World Population Day 2020: Women suffered most as COVID-19 took a toll on reproductive health
Women had to skip abortions, undergo unwanted pregnancies, deliver babies at home and suffer domestic violence