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An oral drug and an antiseptic found to reduce Covid transmission

Researchers in Singapore have found that an antiseptic throat spray and an oral drug usually prescribed to treat malaria and arthritis have been found to effectively reduce the spread of COVID-19 in... Read more »
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Health Ministry approves these drugs for treating asthma

The Union Health Ministry has approved the fixed-dose combination (FDC) of Tamsulosin HCI and Deflazacort for asthma therapy through a gazetted notification. The notification said that the fixed-dose combination of Tamsulosin HCI... Read more »

Glenmark’s Favipiravir shows efficacy against Covid-19?

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a research-led, integrated global pharmaceutical company, on July 13, 2020 announced that it has commenced a Post Marketing Surveillance (PMS) study on FabiFlu to closely monitor the efficacy and safety... Read more »
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World Haemophilia Day: Managing Haemophilia During the Pandemic

Living with a bleeding disorder during a pandemic, is one of the biggest challenge.Athul was born with haemophilia, a rare genetic bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn’t clot properly. When I... Read more »
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COVID-19-“Killer” T cells may protects us from new variants

By Dr.Sudhir Gupta Neutralizing antibodies have been primary focus for the protection from serious disease and death from COVID-19, and effectiveness of various vaccines.  Neutralizing antibodies are also tested for their effectiveness... Read more »

Controversy over popping up Vitamins – Must Watch Top experts views

INTERVIEW WITH TOP EXPERTS – Dr. Ashish Khattar, General physician, Venkateshwar HospitalDr. Suranjeet Chatterjee, Senior Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Read more »

The rise in infectious disease pandemics: What role does climate change have to play?

By Dr Neeraj Nishchal Climatic changes have been associated with an increase in infectious disease pandemics, especially by previously unknown pathogens. The changing climate has been proposed as a basis for the... Read more »

My Dual Battle with Covid-19

By Dr Neeraj Nischal The COVID-19 pandemic was like a bolt from the blue, pushing the global healthcare system to the limits. Even developed countries with the best healthcare infrastructure could not cope with the first wave of... Read more »

Extent of protection from a disease is ‘Efficacy’

The U.S giant drug maker Pfizer and Moderna has announced about efficacy of 90-95%, another giant drug maker company AstraZeneca has announced efficacy of 60-70% in phase -3 clinical trials. India ‘s... Read more »

Social Vaccination: Still the way forward

By Dr. Neeraj Nischal Associate Professor, Department of Medicine , AIIMS & Dr. Sujay Halkur Shankar,Department of Medicine, AIIMS The festive season is here, and so is winter. With all of us... Read more »