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Tag: Medicine

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WHO Calls For Price Cut On Drug For Covid-Linked Black Fungus

Amid a sharp rise in cases of black fungus infections among Covid-19 patients in India and Nepal, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has on Thursday called on to lower the prices of the drug used to treat the condition, media reports said.

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National Digital Library Caters To Students In All Languages

New Delhi: A National Digital Library has been set up by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry for all students in the country. The library includes subjects such as elementary education, law, medicine and engineering. It provides more than 4.5 crore text resources. Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said “This library is for students […]

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Suffering From Skin Problems? Try These 9 Home Remedies

Nobody wants a bad skin. Many of us travel a lot, spend a lot of time outdoors with maximum exposure to sun and at the end of the day left with tanned skin and other skin related problems. But do we take the right steps to resolve them? probably, no. While the use of costly […]

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'India can leap ahead with AI in healthcare'

New Delhi: India has a unique opportunity to leap ahead with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare, as well as to bring the powers of cloud and AI to the broader world, a top Microsoft executive said on Wednesday. According to Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Healthcare, India has a well-laid infrastructure and advanced […]

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Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to cancer researchers from US, Japan

Stockholm: James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan have jointly won the Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for developing a pioneering therapeutic approach for cancer treatment. The pair “revolutionised cancer treatment,” showing how our immune system can be effectively engaged in the fight against tumour cells. The treatment that the researchers […]

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Here's how Big B, 'Virushka' helped Kerala flood victims

Mumbai: A large number of Bollywood stars have come to the aid of flood-battered Kerala by providing funds, food items, medicine and personal belongings such as clothes and even cooking for feeding the affected people. Bollywood celebrity Amitabh Bachchan has sent in his clothes and shoes apart from Rs 51 lakh, while star couple Virat […]

3 American scientists win Nobel in Medicine for decoding body clock

Stockholm: Three American scientists have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for unravelling secrets of how the body’s internal clock or circadian rhythm works — a discovery that will help doctors understand the mechanism behind sleep patterns, hormone release, blood pressure and body temperature. Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. […]

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Stroke patients being prescribed ineffective drugs: AIIMS

New Delhi: Over eight lakh stroke patients in north India are being prescribed neuroprotective drugs which are not recommended by clinical practice guidelines set by the world bodies, an AIIMS study has revealed. Citicoline, Piracetam, and Edaravone are the three drugs being prescribed to the stroke patients over the years in spite of the directions […]

New drug may prevent death from flu virus

Toronto: Scientists in Canada have developed a new drug that offers an unconventional approach to beat the flu virus. The researchers who found the drug was effective in two different strains of mice and three different strains of flu believe the drug could be effective in animals other than mice, including humans. Instead of targetting […]

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