covid treatment

Odisha toddler beats coronavirus after spending a week on ventilator support

Tested positive for the virus, the boy from Nilagiri was rushed to SUM Covid Hospital here in a serious condition on September 21.

published on : 9th October 2021

Blood thinners significantly reduce COVID-related mortality, hospitalisation: Study 

The researchers also evaluated the association between anticoagulation therapy, which is used to prevent blood clots, and mortality risk among admitted patients.

published on : 4th October 2021

Merck & Co says experimental pill cuts worst effects of COVID-19

Several other companies, including Pfizer and Roche, are studying similar drugs that could report results in the coming weeks and months.

published on : 1st October 2021

Madras HC slams Puducherry for delaying Covid treatment refund

Puducherry received a strict warning from the Madras High Court for delaying reimbursement of Covid-19 treatment cost to private healthcare institutions.

published on : 26th September 2021

Kerala HC questions high post-Covid treatment charges in state

On the parity of reasons, the treatment — for the same period — after patients turn negative should also be deemed Covid treatment, the court said.

published on : 23rd September 2021

SC to list for hearing PIL on regulating cost of treatment of Covid patients in private hospitals

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana was urged by lawyer Sachin Jain that the plea needed listing for the hearing.

published on : 21st September 2021

Book on standardised treatment for Covid in India released by AIG Hosps

The 164-page guidelines book has 33 chapters ranging from the interpretation of RT-PCR, RAT tests to the role of drugs like Remdesivir and Tocilizumab in managing post-Covid symptoms. 

published on : 7th September 2021

Monoclonal antibody treatment combo cuts hospitalisation among high-risk COVID patients: Study

Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced molecules engineered to serve as substitute antibodies that can restore, enhance or mimic the immune system's attack on pathogens.

published on : 31st August 2021

Kerala govt hospitals to charge for Covid treatment for non-BPL card holders

If the new order is implemented, patients in wards will be charged D750 a day in public hosps

published on : 20th August 2021

Patients face challenge as Delhi AIIMS struggles to be normal post Covid 

Premier hospital worries about pending critical cases and shortage of operation tables

published on : 18th August 2021

Mizoram says Covid patients dying due to highway blockade

Mizoram Health Minister R Lalthangliana said it was unfortunate that a number of trucks carrying life-saving drugs, medicines, and oxygen cylinders are still stuck at the interstate border. 

published on : 8th August 2021

Covid survivors report rise in hair loss post-second wave, say doctors

The doctors attributed a 15-20 per cent surge in the number of hair loss cases during the second wave.

published on : 5th August 2021

New coronavirus cases rise in Tamil Nadu for second consecutive day

Chennai reported 215 cases, Coimbatore 230 cases, Cuddalore 70, Dindigul 21, Erode 171, Kanniyakumari 32 and Krishnagiri 40 cases. 

published on : 31st July 2021

COVID-19 patients with malnutrition at higher risk of death: Study

But the potential long-term effects of malnutrition on COVID-19 outcomes are less clear.

published on : 26th July 2021

Pandemic leaves Indians mired in massive medical debts

The pandemic has devastated India's economy, bringing financial calamity to millions at the mercy of its chronically underfunded and fragmented healthcare system.

published on : 26th July 2021
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