‘Higher body weight linked with severe COVID-19 risk’

The researchers from the University of Oxford in the UK noted that this is the first large study to report the effect of bodyweight on risk of worse outcomes from COVID across the full range of BMI.

published on : 30th April 2021

Aim at reopening schools by July: Lancet report

They said the government should report regularly on the frequency of AEFIs post vaccine and also provide financial support for genomic sequencing to identify mutants and variants. 

published on : 17th April 2021

Lancet study shows varying antibody levels in COVID patients

In some patients, it fluctuated and in others, the antibodies were present up to 6 months. The persistence of neutralising antibodies was associated with disease severity

published on : 26th March 2021

COVID-19 vaccination alone is unlikely to contain infections in UK: Study

The modelling study suggests that the gradual release of control measures, high vaccine uptake and a vaccine with high protection against infection is essential.

published on : 19th March 2021

Air pollution linked to increased risk of pregnancy loss in India: Lancet study

The increase in risk was greater for mothers from rural areas or those who became pregnant at an older age, compared to younger mothers from urban areas.

published on : 7th January 2021

Russian Covid-19 vaccine triggers immune response, has good safety profile: Lancet

Russia is in talks to get the vaccine tried in India as part of phase 3 trial and also get Indian manufacturers to mass-produce the vaccine.

published on : 4th September 2020

Study stays HIV life expectancy near-normal due to latest drugs

Young people with HIV may now have near-normal life expectancy because of the improvement in treatments, a new study in The Lancet journal suggests.

published on : 15th May 2017