Iffath Fathima

On Day 2, vaccine campaign sees better turnout

1,147 people with comorbidities, 5,166 elderly people across state, get their first shot 

13 hours ago

Over 50 per cent COVID-19 patients with barotrauma succumbed to illness: Study

38 of 410 patients (9.3%) showed high incidence during study period; data can help docs develop treatment protocol, ventilatory management of such patients

01 Mar 2021

Hebbal: 1-yr-old with rare illness gets cochlear implant

Nitin would not respond to sounds and after he turned one. His parents then consulted a private hospital. 

01 Mar 2021

Some Covid-19 patients develop Guillain-Barre Syndrome, say doctors

Doctors are seeing a new addition to Covid-19 complications – the Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), a rare disease where the immune system attacks the nerves.

28 Feb 2021

Over half of Covid patients with barotrauma succumbed to illness, finds new study

The study retrospectively analysed data on 410 patients between June and November 2020 at Apollo Specialty Hospital in the Jayanagar area of Bengaluru. 

26 Feb 2021

JNCASR develops molecule that may help treat Alzheimer’s 

First identified over a 100 years ago, Alzheimer’s disease has no major medication till date that can assist in permanent treatment.

25 Feb 2021

12 samples of Bengaluru college cluster negative for foreign strains

 The results of 12 came back on Monday and none of them showed South African, Brazilian or UK strains of the virus.

23 Feb 2021

‘Vax may be less effective on obese people’ 

Health experts say that Covid vaccines may not be fully effective on people who are obese, a population at greater risk of contracting Covid-19.

13 Feb 2021

COVID-19: 91 per cent felt safe after taking Covishield vaccine, says survey

The respondents in the survey included doctors, staff nurses, paramedical staff, research staff, supervisors, students, admin staff and administrators.

08 Feb 2021

14-year-old survives poisoning from LPG gas geyser in Karnataka

When Akriti (name changed) spent an unusually long time in the bathroom, her parents knocked at the door, and when there was no response, they broke open the door and found her unconscious. 

08 Feb 2021

Increase gap between two doses of COVID-19 vaccine: Experts

Say efficacy rose to 82% when interval was 6-12 weeks, during a study conducted in UK

07 Feb 2021

Two more vaccines may be rolled out in India: Experts

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing during the Union Budget speech, that India will get two more vaccines.

06 Feb 2021

Doctors detect lung cancer in patients who turn up for COVID-19 treatment

Doctors say that lung cancer generally ends up being detected at advanced stages in India. Around 75% of all detected cases are diagnosed in Stage 4, and the prognosis is generally not good.

04 Feb 2021

Those who missed vaccine shot get jabs in second round

Hospitals resume Covid immunisation after lull in past week

03 Feb 2021

Be transparent on COVID-19 vaccine deaths: Experts to Centre

The deaths occurred in Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gurugram, Odisha and Rajasthan between January 16 and 30.

02 Feb 2021