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Scientists Exploring Medicinal Mushrooms, Chinese Herbs To Treat Covid
Scientists Exploring Medicinal Mushrooms, Chinese Herbs To Treat Covid

MACH-19's third ongoing trial measures whether the same medicinal mushrooms, given in capsules at the time of initial Covid vaccination, can increase antibodies and other measures of immune response.

Statins May Reduce Risk Of Death From Covid: Study
Statins May Reduce Risk Of Death From Covid: Study

Hyperinflammation and hypercoagulability have been identified as central to the development of severe Covid-19 disease and complications.

Gout Medications May Aid In COVID19 Treatment
Gout Medications May Aid In COVID19 Treatment

Viruses work by co-opting a person's own cells to replicate and produce more of the virus. Probenecid blocks that replication process, keeping the virus from infecting the individual's cells.

Don't Treat COVID With Drug Meant For Livestock, Warns FDA
Don't Treat COVID With Drug Meant For Livestock, Warns FDA

The new warning came a day after the Mississippi State Department of Health issued a similar statement in response to reports that an increasing number of people in Mississippi were using the drug to prevent a Covid infection, the New York Times reported.

COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants
COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants

Molnupiravir "interferes with a part of the virus that is conserved across different variants -- specifically, the enzyme that it uses to copy its genetic material for replication", said Dr Conrad Chan, laboratory director at the Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute from DSO.

India, UK To Conduct Clinical Trials On 'Ashwagandha' For COVID Recovery
India, UK To Conduct Clinical Trials On 'Ashwagandha' For COVID Recovery

Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera), commonly known as 'Indian winter cherry', is a traditional Indian herb that boosts energy, reduces stress, and makes the immune system stronger.

High ICU, Ventilator Dependency In Twin City Trigger Concerns
High ICU, Ventilator Dependency In Twin City Trigger Concerns

An increasing number of patients requiring ICU treatment in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has become a major cause of concern for the State Health authorities.

ECMO Machine In Odisha
ECMO Machine Comes To Odisha, To Be Functional At Bhubaneswar AIIMS By July 15

Health experts claim that four out of 10 COVID patients are getting cured by the ECMO treatment

Niranjan Mishra
Steroids To Be Used In Covid Treatment As Per Centre's Guidelines: Top Odisha Health Official

Steroids are double-edged weapons and will be used as per the revised guidelines issued by the Centre, said Public Health Director, Niranjan Mishra on Monday.

CSIR Begins Clinical Trials Of Niclosamide For COVID Treatment
CSIR Begins Clinical Trials Of Niclosamide For COVID Treatment

Niclosamide has been extensively used in past for treatment of tapeworm infection in adults as well as children. The safety profile of this drug has been tested over time and has been found safe for human consumption at different dose levels.

COVID Hospital
Odisha Govt Constitutes 4 Teams To Inspect ICUs At Covid Hospitals In Twin City

With Odisha slowly running out of its critical healthcare resources for the treatment of patients as Covid cases continue to rise, the State Government on Saturday constituted 4 special teams for thorough verification of ICU wards in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, two of the highest Covid hit regions

Urine Analysis Of Covid Patients May Predict Severity: Study
Urine Analysis Of Covid Patients May Predict Severity: Study

New York: Analysing urine samples of Covid-19 patients can help predict the disease’s severity, according to researchers. The study, led by researchers from Wayne State University in Detroit, US, revealed elevated…

Centre Asks States To Increase Coverage Of Beneficiaries Receiving COVID-19 Vaccination
COVID Resurgence: Centre Asks States, UTs To Return To Fundamentals Of “Test, Track And Treat”

New Delhi: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan and Dr. Vinod K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog today interacted with Health Secretaries and MDs (NHM) of Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and UTs of Delhi and Chandigarh. These States/UTs have in the recent past seen increased positivity and increased number of daily positive […]

Regeneron
US FDA Authorizes Regeneron's COVID Treatment For Emergency Use

New York: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use approval to the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals antibody treatment which was given to President Donald Trump after he was diagnosed with Covid-19. The emergency use authorisation is for the antibody cocktail casirivimab and imdevimab to be administered together — also known as REGN-COV2 or […]

Odisha: District-Level Committee To Review COVID19 Treatment, Virus Related Deaths
Odisha: District-Level Committee To Review COVID19 Treatment, Virus Related Deaths

Bhubaneswar: With the COVID-19 cases yet to show any signs of abatement in Odisha, the State government has decided to engage district-level committees to review coronavirus treatment and virus-related deaths in the State. According to sources, these committees will audit the treatment provided at both government and private hospitals across the State and deaths reported […]

Hydroxychloroquine Tablets
No Major Side-Effects Of HCQ, Should Be Continued As COVID-19 Preventive Treatment: ICMR

New Delhi: No major side-effects of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) have been found in studies in India and its use should be continued in preventive treatment for COVID-19, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday. The ICMR’s statement came against the backdrop of the World Health Organization (WHO) suspending the testing of the drug […]