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Covid: Using pressured O2 may cut need for ventilators

Treating hospitalised Covid-19 patients who have acute respiratory failure with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) can help reduce the need for invasive mechanical...

ISRO to launch GISAT-1/EOS-3 on Aug 12

Three days prior to the celebration of its Independence Day, India will be sending up its earth observation satellite EOS-03 earlier named or...

Pause booster dose till September: WHO to rich countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked rich countries to pause the roll out of booster vaccines against Covid-19 till the end of...

Mumbai’s first Genome Sequencing Lab starts in BMC hospital

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday inaugurated the first-ever Genome Sequencing Laboratory in Mumbai and a Spinraza Therapy Centre for children in...

Covid vax safe for patients with rheumatic, lupus disease

mRNA Covid-19 vaccination is safe for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases -- such as inflammatory arthritis and lupus -- and flares of...

How nanobodies can help thwart Covid variants

US scientists have found that SARS-CoV-2 nanobodies -- microscopic molecules that neutralise the virus in animals -- are remarkably active against mutations found...

Fully vaccinated people thrice at lower risk of Covid: Study

Double vaccinated people were three times less likely than unvaccinated people to test positive for the Covid-19 infection, a new research has found. The...

Indian scientist develops human model to study brain disorders

An Indian scientist has developed human-based models to study neuron development and neuro-developmental disorders such as autism which can help design treatment strategies...