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AI-powered diagnostic solution to accelerate Covid-19 screening
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AI-powered diagnostic solution to accelerate Covid-19 screening

Thiruvananthapuram: In what might aid healthcare professionals in quick screening of Covid-19 patients, a global product engineering and lifecycle services company has developed a robust AI-powered diagnostic solution that can sort and identify chest X-rays of infected persons.…

Kerala Health minister among world leaders invited to speak on UN Public Service Day
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Kerala Health minister among world leaders invited to speak on UN Public Service Day

Kochi: K K Shailaja, Kerala Health Minister, was one of the distinguished speakers at the UN Public Service Day, the only one to be invited from India, in recognition of the state’s efficient handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The event held on June 23 honoured public servants…

Five tips on how to live with novel coronavirus
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Five tips on how to live with novel coronavirus

New Delhi: After strictly implementing the lockdown measures, many countries like India are gradually easing restrictions and reopening their economies. However, with vaccine still months away, people need to live a new normal. “Either we must change the virus, or we must…

Covid-19 disrupts health services for non-communicable diseases: WHO
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Covid-19 disrupts health services for non-communicable diseases: WHO

Geneva: Prevention and treatment services for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have been severely disrupted since the Covid-19 pandemic began, according to a WHO survey released on Monday. The survey, which was completed by 155 countries during a 3-week period in May, confirmed…

Indian virologists successfully culture coronavirus
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Indian virologists successfully culture coronavirus

Hyderabad: The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has successfully cultured the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) from samples of Covid-19 patients, enabling scientists to work towards vaccine development and testing of potential drugs to fight the virus infection.…

Covid-19: Startup ties up with UN for multipurpose decontamination device
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Covid-19: Startup ties up with UN for multipurpose decontamination device

Kochi: A startup based in the South Indian state of Kerala has come up with an agile multipurpose decontamination device that can sanitize items ranging from N-95 masks to vegetables, thus checking the spread of Covid-19. ‘Lumos’ has been designed specifically to address…

Herbal medicine loaded smart bandage for faster wound healing
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Herbal medicine loaded smart bandage for faster wound healing

Guwahati: Indian researchers have developed a smart bandage that facilitates pH-regulated herbal drug delivery in wounds and aids in faster healing.Scientists from the Guwahati-based Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), an autonomous institute of the…

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