Cure

Showing of 1 - 20 from 92 results
Cure - Total results - 92
Mathematical models use to predict severity of the COVID-19 in India carried elements of bias, assumptions: IJMR
India

Mathematical models use to predict severity of the COVID-19 in India carried elements of bias, assumptions: IJMR

Estimates of modelling studies are "only as good as" the validity of the epidemiological or statistical model used and accuracy of assumptions made for modelling.

COVID-19 may infect the respiratory centre of the brains, nervous system says CSIR researchers
India

COVID-19 may infect the respiratory centre of the brains, nervous system says CSIR researchers

The new research paper implied that coronavirus could enter the human brain through the nose and reach the olfactory bulb of the brain.

Roche’s arthritis drug Actemra fails to help patients with early-stage COVID-19 pneumonia in Italian study
science

Roche’s arthritis drug Actemra fails to help patients with early-stage COVID-19 pneumonia in Italian study

I the study, Actemra did not reduce severe respiratory symptoms, intensive care visits, or death any better than standard treatments.

Reusable face mask can kill Coronavirus using the heat from a mobile phone charger
science

Reusable face mask can kill Coronavirus using the heat from a mobile phone charger

The new mask has a USB port that connects to a cellphone charger and heats the inner layer of carbon fibres to 70 degrees Celsius.

Flushing the toilet can fling a cloud of Coronavirus aerosols up to 91 centimetres into the air, infecting another user
science

Flushing the toilet can fling a cloud of Coronavirus aerosols up to 91 centimetres into the air, infecting another user

Growing evidence shows that coronavirus can be passed not only through respiratory droplets but also through virus-laden faeces.

Japanese researchers find presence of COVID-19 in sewage plants, proves to be an early warning signal for transmission
science

Japanese researchers find presence of COVID-19 in sewage plants, proves to be an early warning signal for transmission

Public health experts say such sampling of sewage could be used to estimate the number of infected people in a region without testing every individual.

German biotech company CureVac to launch human trials for an experimental Coronavirus vaccine
science

German biotech company CureVac to launch human trials for an experimental Coronavirus vaccine

The WHO lists 11 experimental coronavirus vaccines is currently being tested on humans, according to a table posted on its website.

FDA rescinds approval for use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients, says risks outweighs the benefits
science

FDA rescinds approval for use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients, says risks outweighs the benefits

In a separate announcement, the FDA has warned doctors against prescribing the HCQ in combination with remdesivir, the other drug shown to help COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus pandemic claims a new type of victims: Prestigious medical journals — The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine
science

Coronavirus pandemic claims a new type of victims: Prestigious medical journals — The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine

Journals used to take many months, or a year, to scrutinize and edit a complicated study, now peer review may be condensed to as little as 48 hours.

COVID-19 affects the nervous system of an infected individual, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles
science

COVID-19 affects the nervous system of an infected individual, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles

Nearly half of hospitalised patients have neurological manifestations like headache, disorders of smell and taste, seizures, strokes, and muscle pain.

More than 60 percent people believe China responded better to the Coronavirus pandemic than the US did
World

More than 60 percent people believe China responded better to the Coronavirus pandemic than the US did

Only a third of the people surveyed, around the world, thought that the US had responded effectively to the pandemic.

Health ministry recommends tocilizumab, HCQ, plasma therapy for patients in the moderate stage of COVID-19
India

Health ministry recommends tocilizumab, HCQ, plasma therapy for patients in the moderate stage of COVID-19

HCQ has demonstrated in-vitro activity against SARS-CoV-2 and shown to be clinically beneficial in several small single-centre studies with significant limitations.

ICMR denies claims that it published a study saying India's coronavirus cases could peak by mid-November
India

ICMR denies claims that it published a study saying India's coronavirus cases could peak by mid-November

The news reports attributing this study to ICMR are misleading. This refers to a non peer reviewed modelling, not carried out by ICMR and does not reflect the official position of ICMR, said the agency

Thailand researchers believe horseshoe bats maybe the link to Coronavirus spread, collect samples for testing
science

Thailand researchers believe horseshoe bats maybe the link to Coronavirus spread, collect samples for testing

They plan to collect 300 bats from a cave in the Chanthaburi province and will release them after the tests are completed.

Lilly's COVID-19 drug, specifically designed to treat the virus, could be authorized for use by September
science

Lilly's COVID-19 drug, specifically designed to treat the virus, could be authorized for use by September

A monoclonal antibody drug developed against COVID-19 is likely to be more effective than repurposed medicines currently being tested against the virus.

Study finds that ventilators could be safely shared by two COVID-19 patients for up to two days
science

Study finds that ventilators could be safely shared by two COVID-19 patients for up to two days

During acute shortages, ventilator sharing is a reasonable stopgap to support patients for short periods in centres with appropriate expertise.

Certain underlying conditions in patients could indicate when a person is more severely affected with COVID-19
science

Certain underlying conditions in patients could indicate when a person is more severely affected with COVID-19

South Korean doctors wrote that diabetes, high body temperature, low oxygen saturation and pre-existing cardiac injury were the prognostic factors for severe COVID-19.

PPE's are effective in preventing Coronavirus infection in healthcare workers that are working in hospitals
science

PPE's are effective in preventing Coronavirus infection in healthcare workers that are working in hospitals

Healthcare professionals working away from home had limited social interactions after work, which probably contributed to the absence of infection.

WHO takes back statement saying asymptomatic patients spreading COVID-19 is rare, says they can cause 40 percent of transmissions
science

WHO takes back statement saying asymptomatic patients spreading COVID-19 is rare, says they can cause 40 percent of transmissions

Maria van Kerkhove said, “Some estimates of around 40 percent of transmission may be due to asymptomatic (cases), but those are from models."

Coronavirus Outbreak: What is antibody therapy, how does it work, who is developing them?
science

Coronavirus Outbreak: What is antibody therapy, how does it work, who is developing them?

Vaccines generate an immune response that can prevent someone from getting ill, whereas antibody-derived products are designed to treat disease.