As race to COVID-19 vaccine heats up, a look at major jabs, development and clinical trials underway
According to WHO, there are 48 COVID-19 vaccine candidates are undergoing clinical evaluation, of which eleven are at late-stage trials, whereas, 164 candidate vaccines are in preclinical evaluation
As far as things that can happen to the feet due to diabetes are concerned, amputation is pretty much the final and most extreme step.
Studies suggest that anywhere between two to over 60 percent dementia patients, whether in nursing homes or their own houses, have sundown syndrome
Psychological flexibility, mindful behaviour linked to stronger connections in families and romantic relationships
The study found that psychological flexibility in interactions and behaviours has better outcomes in both family units and couples, while psychological inflexibility leads to the dissolution of the family unit or couple commitments
Poonawalla also said the SII is in the process of applying for an emergency usage licence, and that he has discussed an implementation plan with Prime Minister Modi during his visit to its Pune facility on Saturday
Molecular testing is a crucial tool for diagnosis, insights to lower antimicrobial resistance burden
The utility of molecular testing has been released in the current COVID-19 pandemic, with RT-PCR becoming a household name.
As of 28 November, India has 6,731 cases per million population, according to the Union health ministry's data. In comparison, USA has 40,000 cases per million and UK has 23,361.
Some conspiracy theorists believe that the coronavirus pandemic is a hoax or part of an elite plan, masterminded by the likes of Bill Gates, to control the population.
Like corticosteroids, anticoagulants are used only in the most severely ill patients where the goal is to prevent blood clots.
COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin phase-3 trial starts at AIIMS-Delhi; actively considering night curfew, AAP govt tells HC
With 44,489 more testing positive in a day, India's coronavirus caseload on Thursday increased to 92,66,705 while the toll mounted to 1,35,223 with 524 new fatalities, said the Union health ministry.
Researchers believe that the patterns of recovery observed among COVID-19 patients is similar to the recovery trajectory of patients suffering from acute pneumonia or ARDS
Setu bandhasana, Uttanasana among easy yoga asanas that improve joint mobility, health while reducing pain
Wear and tear with age and conditions like arthritis may deteriorate joint health and lead to pain and swelling.
The study says that consuming a diet rich in alkaline foods can not only prevent kidney diseases but also results in an increase in growth hormone levels, prevention of muscle loss and can even help deal with chronic pain and inflammation.
Experts say the relatively small number of people in the low dose group makes it difficult to know if the effectiveness seen in the group is real or a statistical quirk.
Among the many types of facemasks in use, such as cloth masks, surgical masks, and N95 masks, the study says only the latter can filter out aerosol-sized droplets.
The health minster said that no state will be given preferential treatment and the distribution of vaccines will be equitable.
Centre issues COVID-19 'Surveillance, Containment and Caution' guidelines for Dec; cases climb past 92 lakh
As per the new guidelines, states and UTs can impose local restrictions like night curfews but will have to consult the Centre before imposing lockdown in areas outside containment zones.
Flavanols in cocoa improve brain vascular function, cognition in young, healthy adults, says new study
Flavanols are polyphenols belonging to a class of phytonutrients called flavonoids. This phytonutrient has antioxidant potential and so is considered highly beneficial.
Obesity not only impairs movement but also increases the risks of many chronic and potentially disabling diseases like type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and kidney disease
New immunotherapy for influenza virus infections may also help fight HIV and COVID-19, study suggests
Some studies also indicate that flu shots or vaccines can offer some protection against COVID-19