SC seeks replies from Centre, states on plea for national health plan ..
PTI - 02/11/2022

The Supreme Court sought responses from the Centre and six states on Monday on a plea that has sought the formulation of.....

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A blood test that screens for multiple cancers at once promises to boo ..
PTI - 02/11/2022

Detecting cancer early before it spreads throughout the body can be lifesaving. This is why doctors recommend regular sc.....

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As dense layer of smog envelops Delhi, air quality nears 'severe' zone ..
PTI - 01/11/2022

A layer of eye-stinging smog lingered over Delhi on Monday as its air quality neared the 'severe' zone with stub.....

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How Coronavirus caused Covid pneumonia, reduced blood oxygen levels in ..
PTI - 01/11/2022

Viruses and bacteria have a very long history. Because viruses can't reproduce without a host, they've been atta.....

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Covid in endemic phase, experts feel ..
PTI - 31/10/2022

With hospitalisation and number of deaths due to COVID-19 remaining miniscule for the past few months despite people lar.....

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36 cases of XBB subvariant of Omicron found in Maharashtra so far; exp ..
PTI - 31/10/2022

The number of cases of XBB subvariant of Omicron in Maharashtra has reached 36, the health department said on Saturday, .....

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Scientists identify in humans neutralising antibody to Omicron variant ..
PTI - 31/10/2022

Researchers have identified in humans a pan-variant neutralising antibody, named S2X324, whose neutralizing potency was .....

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SC notice to Centre on plea against age restriction on women's reprodu ..
PTI - 31/10/2022

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea against the age restriction of 35 years on women's.....

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Rajasthan CM Gehlot seeks better facilities in govt hospitals ..
PTI - 29/10/2022

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday directed authorities to ensure cleanliness and improve existing facili.....

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Medanta brand-owner Global Health sets IPO price band at Rs 319-336/sh ..
PTI - 29/10/2022

 Global Health Limited, which operates and manages hospitals under the Medanta brand, on Friday said it has set a p.....

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Omicron BA.2 less severe than its original and Delta variants : Study ..
PTI - 29/10/2022

The Omicron BA.2 subvariant is less severe than the Delta variant and to an even greater extent than the original Omicro.....

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Evidence updated on blood clotting side effect of Covid jab: Study ..
PTI - 28/10/2022

Scientists have uncovered more knowledge about the risk of developing a very rare blood clotting condition following vac.....

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GSK to skip regulatory submissions for experimental arthritis drug ..
Reuters - 28/10/2022

Brentford: British drugmaker GSK said on Thursday it would not be proceeding with regulatory submissions of its experime.....

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New polio cases found in nations due to pause in immunisation during C ..
PTI - 28/10/2022

Washington: A pause in the immunisation programme at the beginning of the Covid pandemic has led to the finding of fresh.....

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Newborns die at govt hospital in Rajasthan due to overheating of warme ..
PTI - 28/10/2022

Jaipur, Two newborns have died due to overheating in a warmer in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of a government.....

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Irdai sets up health insurance consultative committee ..
PTI - 27/10/2022

Regulator Irdai on Wednesday announced to set up a 15-member Health Insurance Consultative Committee with an aim to achi.....

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Chinese cities tighten curbs against widening Covid outbreaks ..
Reuters - 27/10/2022

Chinese cities from Wuhan in central China to Xining in the northwest are doubling down on Covid-19 curbs, sealing up bu.....

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AstraZeneca drug fails one main goal in study of chronic immune diseas ..
Reuters - 26/10/2022

Drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Tuesday that its asthma drug Fasenra failed to meet one of two main goals of a late-stage .....

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Night time eating linked to depression, anxiety: Study ..
PTI - 26/10/2022

Eating at night may be associated with depression- and anxiety-like moods compared to having daytime meals, according to.....

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India adds 830 Covid cases, lowest single-day tally in 197 days ..
PTI - 26/10/2022

India's COVID-19 caseload climbed to 4,46,45,768 on Wednesday with 830 fresh infections, the lowest single-day rise .....

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Falling demand for COVID boosters puts price hikes on the table ..
Reuters - 21/10/2022

With most Americans delaying or skipping new COVID-19 booster shots, analysts and investors are now predicting far fewer.....

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