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The study, led by researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, and University of Massachusetts, showed that infection with a specific coronavirus strain reactivated dormant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) in mice.
Amphotericin-B is used to treat Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, which damages the nose, eyes, sinuses, and sometimes even the brain.
Various municipal bodies in different States and Union Territories employ a large number of casual and contractual workers. Since they are not regular employees of municipal corporations and municipal councils, these workers remain out of the social security net.
Dongrias allege that the government programmes meant for their development are not reaching to them, making it difficult for them to manage even two square meals a day
Brain tumour patients undergoing chemotherapy should not delay taking Covid-19 vaccines as they are more vulnerable to the infection, say doctors.
The child was afflicted with black, red, and bluish-tinged skin lesions on back of the abdomen, buttocks and legs at 16 hours of life and the condition worsened over the next three to four days.
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There was a 2.1-fold rise in mucormycosis cases during 2020 in India compared to 2019 and the research suggests that this increase is attributable to the pandemic.
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A dedicated ward for treatment of Black Fungus (Mucormycosis) infection cases was opened at the Sri Ram Chandra Bhanja Medical College & Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack on Friday.
India's first indigenous tumour antigen SPAG9 was discovered in 1998 by Dr Anil Suri who heads the Cancer Research Programme at the NII, a DBT institute.
The mortality rate is 54 per cent in black fungus infection. In India, the current fatality rate is 3 per cent. Cases in Odisha grew by 66 per cent between March 25-30. Keep a watch on breads and other soft vegetables or fruits like Apples
A 270-bed COVID care centre was inaugurated by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Jindal Steel and Power Plant (JSPL) in Angul district on Tuesday.
"Given the correlation between the severity of Covid-19 and tobacco, the need to create awareness about ending tobacco use has never been more critical. World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form"
A man suspected to have been infected with black fungus died while undergoing treatment at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in the district.
India is the second largest consumer of tobacco. All sections of Indian population consume tobacco though the prevalence of habit and the types predominantly used vary across different geographical areas.
National lockdowns and public health campaigns introduced at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic have reduced the transmission of deadly invasive bacteria that cause respiratory infections -- potentially saving thousands of lives, according to a large study published in The Lancet Digital Health on Friday.
Malignancy, recent chemotherapy, and a superimposed COVID-19 infection together drought down the immune system of the patient to dismally low levels.
29,250 vials of Amphotericin-Bwere allocated, based on the number of patients under treatment which is 11,717 across the country.
The move is aimed at assessing the performance of public health facilities in terms of their functioning and quality of care and creating a healthy competitive spirit among them.
"This fungus is found in reptiles. I saw this disease for the first time. Amphotericin B injection is used to treat this disease. It takes a long time to heal. This patient's condition cannot be said to be very good, he is still undergoing treatment."
Several States and UTs have reported an increasing number of patients suffering from Covid complications in the form of Mucormycosis, popularly known as Black Fungus. There is also a reported shortage of Amphotericin-B, an anti-fungal drug used for treatment of the Black Fungus disease.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a liquid medical oxygen plant facility at Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati (MKCG) Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur on Thursday.
In order to streamline and strengthen quality public health service delivery to the people of the State, Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department is going to implement OeHMIS (Odisha e- Hospital Management Information System) in all Government Medical Colleges.