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Study to assess Covid vaccine effectiveness when inhaled

British scientists are set to begin trials to assess the safety and effectiveness of two experimental coronavirus vaccines when inhaled. Researchers at the Imperial College… Read more..

Nod for phase 2, 3 human trials of Oxford vaccine candidate in India

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) has given approval to the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) to conduct Phase 2 and… Read more..

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… Read more..

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… Read more..

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… Read more..

Lankan native undergoes successful liver transplant amid lockdown blues

Kochi: A Sri Lankan native has got a new lease of life amid the lockdown chaos as he underwent a successful liver transplant at the… Read more..

India govt extends hydroxychloroquine cover to frontline workers

New Delhi: Amid a raging debate over effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in prevention and treatment of novel coronavirus infection, the India government has included new categories… Read more..

New injectable hydrogel may ease insulin delivery in diabetic patients

New Delhi: Indian scientists have developed an injectable Silk fibroin-based hydrogel (iSFH) for sustained insulin delivery in diabetic patients. Professor T Govindaraju and his research… Read more..

Covid-19: NAL develops non-invasive ventilator in record time

Bangalore: The National Aerospace Laboratories Bangalore, a constituent of the Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR NAL), has developed a non-invasive BiPAP Ventilator in a “record… Read more..

Covid-19: India govt changes policy for hospital discharge

New Delhi: Amid a spike in Covid-19 cases, the Centre on Saturday revised guidelines for discharging coronavirus patients. Now only those patients, who were severely… Read more..

Antibody blocking coronavirus infection in cells identified

Rotterdam: A fully human monoclonal antibody (MAB) that prevents the SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) virus from infecting cultured cells has been identified by researchers. The discovery, by… Read more..

No more ouch! Study finds new way to treat acute pain

A staggering seven to ten per cent of the world’s population suffers from chronic pain, mainly due to damaged nerves. It can also occur, among… Read more..

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