Rampant use of steroids cause brittleness of bones

Steroids are the second commonest cause for secondary osteoporosis (brittleness of bone) in people below 50 years, and the leading cause in people above 50 years.

published on : 8th August 2021

Post-Covid liver disease in 14 patients in Delhi hospital

Liver abscess is commonly caused by a parasite known as entamoeba histolytica which is transmitted through contaminated food and water, doctors said.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Post-COVID issues linked to steroid use: AIG Hospitals

Among the patients with post-COVID ailments, 48 per cent were hospitalised and 37.6 per cent were not, implying that those under hospital care were more likely to suffer.

published on : 13th July 2021

Tiruchy Astro Club discovers three asteroids

Once the asteroid is confirmed, the Tiruchy Astro Club will be given the chance to name the asteroids.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Tiruchy Astro Club discovers three asteroids

Bharathi, principal of Bharathi Matriculation Higher Secondary School, inspires students to take interest in astronomy, and is providing training to more than 200 government school students.

published on : 1st July 2021

Fungal infections: Vardhan advises people against indiscriminate, excessive use of steroids

Vardhan said that people are taking heavy doses of steroids even when they have not turned hypoxic, a health ministry statement said.

published on : 19th May 2021

Black fungus on rise in Covid patients, doctors blame use of steroids

In most patients, especially diabetics, sugar levels and blood pressure went high and they had a black nasal discharge.

published on : 12th May 2021

Black fungus hits over 70 COVID-19 patients, six dead in Telangana

The abuse of steroids and unregulated use of antibiotics for Covid-19 patients has now given rise to another deadly condition called mucormycosis or black fungus.

published on : 11th May 2021

New guidelines prescribe inhaled steroid 'Budesonide', antiparasitic drug 'Ivermectin' for mild Covid cases

“Do not attempt to procure or administer Remdesivir at home,” it has been recommended.

published on : 29th April 2021

Critical care: Doctors prefer steroids to Remdesivir

Health experts question the wide use of Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug, despite evidence that the drug was not that effective against severe Covid-19 infection.

published on : 24th April 2021