Tag: Covid 19 Treatment

People Testing Negative For COVID-19 But Showing Symptoms Should Be Treated: Experts

New Delhi: Test results may come out negative even if one has contracted COVID-19, experts have warned, advising that those showing symptoms of the disease must be treated without waiting for a confirmatory test to prevent aggravation of the infection. There have been several cases where patients showing clinical symptoms of COVID-19 have tested negative […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Punjab Govt Fixes COVID-19 Treatment Charges

Chandigarh: To check profiteering by private hospitals, the Amarinder Singh government in Punjab, here on Thursday, fixed the Covid-19 treatment rates. The rates, finalised for private hospitals and medical colleges by the K.K. Talwar Committee, cover isolation beds, ICU treatment and hospitalisation charges per day. For moderate sickness requiring isolation beds, including supportive care and […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Aditya Kumar Padhi
Researcher From Odisha In Japanese Team Developing Covid-19 Treatment

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Covid-19 continues to rage across the globe, a youth from Rayagada district of Odisha, Aditya Kumar Padhi is leading a research in Japan to find out an effective drug for the treatment of the viral disease that has already claimed over 6 lakh lives and infected around 14 million. Aditya […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Bizarre! Malkangiri Children Wait In Line To Drink Booze To Avoid Coronavirus
Bizarre! Malkangiri Children 'Forced To Consume Salap Liquor' To Evade Coronavirus

Malkangiri: Despite relentless efforts to spread awareness about the COVID-19 pandemic, superstitions and false belief about the virus still rule many interior pockets of the State. Corroborating the fact is a recent incident reported from Odisha’s tribal-dominated Malkangiri district where children were seen waiting in line to consume local sal liquor to prevent themselves from […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Plasma Therapy At Rourkela Ispat General Hospital Soon

Rourkela: The Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in the Steel City will soon start Convalescent Plasma Therapy for the treatment of serious Coronavirus-infected patients in western Odisha districts. Chairing a meeting of Council of Ministers on Wednesday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced setting up a plasma bank at the IGH, Rourkela so that plasma treatment can […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Centre Suggests Ayushman Bharat, CGHS Rates For Covid-19 Treatment

New Delhi: The Centre in a report in the Supreme Court has proposed that state governments may consider Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY or CGHS rates as the benchmark basic rates for the treatment of coronavirus patients. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) in the report in the Supreme Court gave suggestions for cost-effective treatment […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Covid-19 Treatment: Glenmark Announces 400 mg 'FabiFlu'

New Delhi: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a research-led global pharmaceutical company, on Thursday announced that it is set to introduce a 400 mg version of oral antiviral – FabiFlu — for the treatment of mild to moderate Covid-19 in India. It was the first Indian company to commercially launch an antiviral drug – Favipiravir with brand name […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Odisha Forms Technical Committees To Monitor Covid-19 Treatment

Bhubaneswar: Alarmed by rising cases of Covid-19, the Odisha government has constituted multidisciplinary technical committees to oversee the treatment facilities across the State. The technical committees formed by Medical Education and Training Directorate comprising senior professors from seven medical colleges will visit all the 30 districts and ensure round the clock monitoring and provide technical […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Covid-19 Recoveries Breach 2.2 Lakh Mark In Odisha
Covid-19 Treatment: Japan Researchers Find Effective 'Cure' For Severely Infected Patients

Tokyo: As countries around the world race to develop a vaccine for Covid-19 virus, the Japanese researchers have identified an effective treatment for the deadly over-activation of the inflammatory response seen in many severe Covid-19 patients. In a study, published in the journal PNAS, the researchers are working to understand exactly how Covid-19 causes the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Covid-19 Treatment: Antibody Therapy Found To Cut Hospitalisation Risk

New York: Raising hope of Covid-19 treatment at an early stage, an antibody therapy has been found to quickly reduce SARS-CoV-2 viral load in newly infected patients and cut hospitalisation risk, US-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly said, while revealing interim results of a clinical trial. The Phase 2 study of the BLAZE-1 clinical trial evaluated […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Odisha Health Dept Clarifies On Shortage Of Beds For Covid-19 Patients

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha is reporting a record number of 4000-plus Covid cases almost every day now, allegations have poured in from all parts of the State that the health infrastructure is undergoing a major crisis due to lack of hospital beds. Precisely, patients in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar have […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Symptoms Poor Marker For COVID-19 Infections, Effective Testing Programme Essential To Trace Transmission
COVID-19 Treatment: This New Model May Speed Drug Discovery

New York: Researchers have developed a new tool that mimics how SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes Covid-19 — infects a cell, information that could potentially speed the search for treatments against the disease. The tool is a fluorescent nanoparticle probe that uses the spike protein on the surface of SARS-CoV-2 to bind to cells […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Oxford Researchers To Explore Effectiveness Of Anti-Tumour Drug For Covid-19 Treatment
Oxford Researchers To Explore Effectiveness Of Anti-Tumour Drug For Covid-19 Treatment

London: Researchers at the University of Oxford are starting a new study to explore the effectiveness of the anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drug adalimumab as a treatment for patients with Covid-19 in the community, especially care homes. The AVID-CC trial, which will be conducted by the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU), will enrol up […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Young COVID Patients Too Are Vulnerable To Adverse Outcomes
Nitric Oxide A Possible Treatment For Covid-19 Too: Study

London: In a major finding, researchers have discovered that an effective way of treating the coronavirus behind the 2003 SARS epidemic also works on the SARS-CoV-2 virus behind the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the study, published in the journal Redox Biology, the substance concerned is nitric oxide (NO), a compound with antiviral properties that is […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
IMA Questions Govt On Ayurveda, Yoga-Based Treatment Of COVID-19

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association on Thursday questioned the scientific basis of the government’s recently released protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for the prevention as well as treatment of asymptomatic and mild patients of COVID-19. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday released a protocol for the clinical management of COVID-19, that lists […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021