Covid treatment

Azithromycin no more effective against COVID-19 than placebo: Study

The researchers at the University of California concluded that treatment with a single dose of azithromycin compared to placebo did not result in a greater likelihood of being symptom-free.

published on : 19th July 2021

Joint pain, backache common among many post-Covid cases: Delhi hospital 

Exercises and routines should be progressed gradually, respecting the fact that body is weak and needs time to regenerate, doctors said.

published on : 17th July 2021

Gene editing 'blocks virus transmission' in human cells

The technique also succeeded in stopping viral replication in samples of so-called "variants of concern" such as Alpha.

published on : 13th July 2021

Court pulls up Delhi Police for 'casual' reply on plea for FIR against Jaipur Golden Hospital

As many as 21 critically ill patients had died at the hospital on the intervening night of April 23-24 as it allegedly awaited the oxygen supply to be replenished.

published on : 13th July 2021

Ayurveda experts to mull uniform protocol for Covid treatment

The online conference comes in the backdrop of growing fears that children may be the worst hit by the likely third wave of Covid.

published on : 11th July 2021

Scientists find new drug target to treat coronavirus, fight future pandemic

The latest study, published in the journal Science Signaling, provides critical information that could aid drug development against future coronaviruses as well as SARS-CoV-2.

published on : 8th July 2021

New post-infection treatment for COVID-19 identified

The study shows that the use of protease inhibitors - a class of antiviral drugs that prevent viral reproduction - had significantly increased survival and decreased lung viral quantity in animals.

published on : 5th July 2021

How to prevent a third wave of Covid-19

Drug control authorities around the world chose to dismiss or stay indifferent to the sustained efficacy of Ivermectin despite studies showing its effectiveness

published on : 30th June 2021

Ambulance rates in Telangana capped 

The minimum charge for the two kinds of ambulances will be Rs 2,000 and Rs 3,000, respectively.

published on : 24th June 2021

Uttarakhand IMA calls for FIR against Baba Ramdev, submits complaint to DGP

The IMA requested FIR against him and others from Patanjali Yogpeeth including his aide Balkrishna by explaining every violation point wise.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Trust, faith and the Coronavirus

The orange-robed man from Haridwar scoffs at allopathic medicos while plugging his own pill to prevent COVID to which the IMA reacts angrily.

published on : 20th June 2021

No proof of mock drill leading to death of 22 patients in Agra hospital: Report

The panel, however, mentioned that 16 patients died at the facility during April 26-27 due to co-morbidities and other issues.

published on : 19th June 2021

Covid vaccination lowers chances of hospitalisation by nearly 80%: Centre

Dr VK Paul said that good coverage of vaccines amongst the health care workers have saved thousands of lives of the health care workers in this pandemic.

published on : 18th June 2021

Southern states with high Covid load drew maximum benefit of Ayushman Bharat, reveals RTI

Karnataka government has so far the most number of beneficiaries - 1,62,050 who have received Covid treatment under the health scheme and has spent Rs 770.60 crore in the past one year.

published on : 18th June 2021

Popular drugs used to treat coronavirus in adults not fit for kids: Govt 

Once vaccines are approved for children, those with co-morbidities and those having severe symptoms would be prioritised for inoculation, the guidelines said.

published on : 17th June 2021
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