European regulator to explain link between AstraZeneca COVID vaccine and blood clot

On Tuesday, a senior EMA official said there was a causal link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and the rare blood clots that have been seen in dozens of people worldwide.

published on : 7th April 2021

Germany resumes AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations

The European Medicines Agency had said on Thursday that it can't rule out a link between the vaccine and a small number of rare blood clots reported on the continent.

published on : 19th March 2021

Six held for selling spurious medicines to elderly

The Tilaknagar police arrested a gang of six men who had allegedly cheated senior citizens by selling them counterfeit ayurvedic medicine.

published on : 18th February 2021

Study suggests liquid biopsy for colorectal cancer could guide therapy for tumours

Liquid biopsies for colorectal cancer detect tumor DNA that has broken free of the cancer and is circulating in the blood and, to a lesser extent, has collected in the urine.

published on : 13th February 2021

UK study finds new 'game changer' drug to fight obesity

The drug, semaglutide, works by hijacking the body's own appetite regulating system in the brain leading to reduced hunger and calorie intake.

published on : 11th February 2021

Modi govt waives off Rs 6 crore tax for importing life-saving medicines for 5-month-old Teera

PM waived off the Rs 6 crore GST amount against Rs 16 crore worth imported medical drugs for Teera who has been suffering from a rare genetic disease.

published on : 10th February 2021

Mixopathy: Doctors threaten to intensify stir

The medicos condemned the 'poaching on modern medicine and its surgical disciplines by the Central Council of Indian Medicine.'

published on : 8th February 2021

Europe regulator: No new vaccine side effects

The EMA concluded that safety data collected on the Pfizer vaccine are “consistent with the known safety profile of the vaccine” and noted that severe allergic reactions are a known, rare side effect.

published on : 29th January 2021

Forensic medicine meet inaugurated

Chief Minister said forensic interpretation of an event, involving human body and mind, is a vital component of criminal justice system.

published on : 24th January 2021

IMA announces relay hunger strike of doctors from February 1 against AYUSH ministry notification

IMA is giving immediate directives to all members across the country to launch the "Save Healthcare India Movement", the doctors' body said in a statement.

published on : 21st January 2021

Door-delivery of medicines, free initial treatment for accident victims

Offering a boon to elderly patients, the budget proposed the scheme ‘Karunya at Home’ for the door delivery of medicines.

published on : 16th January 2021

European Union's medicines agency ponders approval for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

The European Medicines Agency has already approved a coronavirus vaccine made by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech.

published on : 6th January 2021

EU reviews BioNTech request for 'extra dose' of virus shot

European Medicines Agency said that if the committee establishes that six doses can be consistently extracted from each vial of vaccine, it will recommend changing the authorization.

published on : 31st December 2020

UK approves emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford, AstraZeneca

The approval by Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) means the vaccine is both safe and effective.

published on : 30th December 2020

The rise of telemedicine during pandemic, lockdown times

A host of new apps croppedup while the older ones like Practo, Lybrate, DocOn, Docttocare, Doctalk, Portea, etc.increased their base.

published on : 30th December 2020
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