April 23, 2021 04:23 PM IST
30 years of research has confirmed that apart from a small difference in size (roughly 11%), there's no difference between the brains of men and women.
- April 23, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Most of the complaints and reports of repeat infection are of the Covaxin, for which insufficient scientific evidence was released, says Prabhat Jha, founding director of the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, who is regarded as one of the most influential epidemiologists in the world.
- April 22, 2021 05:58 PM IST
Nestle India’s March quarter results were marginally above street expectations, led by a spur in home consumption as key products posted double-digit growth. Nestle’s board has recommended interim dividend of Rs 25 per share, payout of 40 percent. Domestic growth has been consistently in double-digit in the last 8 quarters barring the June 2020 quarter which got impacted by the COVID-19 related shutdown. Should the investors accumulate the stocks and hold them for a long time? Watch the video to know more
- April 22, 2021 05:13 PM IST
Rule of thumb: drink when you're thirsty or when you feel like it and remember that hydration challenges (like the gallon challenge) are akin to highly marketed pissing contests.
- April 22, 2021 10:23 AM IST
In countries that are still struggling to suppress a third or fourth wave, the vaccines have also saved lives
- April 21, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The production capacity of domestic Remdesivir manufacturers has been ramped up keeping in mind the sudden surge in demand in the country.
- April 19, 2021 05:10 PM IST
The ICMR compared data on hospitalised patients from September-November 2020 for the first wave, and March-April (so far) for the second wave. The presentation showed that the mean age of hospitalised patients has reduced only slightly in the second wave, to 48.9 years from 50.4 years.
- April 16, 2021 03:47 PM IST
PM suggests increasing oxygen production, using surplus stocks in steel plants; 100 hospitals with PSA plants for manufacturing nutrient identified; 162 sanctioned under PM-Cares; permit-free movement of tankers cleared
- April 16, 2021 09:19 AM IST
Researchers say more data is needed to determine whether protection lasts after six months.
- April 14, 2021 08:33 PM IST
India and South Africa had requested members of the World Trade Organization back in October, 2020 to suspend certain parts of a global pact on IPR, so that vaccine and testing technology for Covid-19 can be easily shared. Developed nations led by the United States had consistently blocked the proposal. But changing public opinion, global pressure and a key ally may now help India in securing US support.
- April 13, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Flagging vaccine shortage across states, Ficci said to meet the government's target of vaccinating 30 crore people by August at the current pace of 30 lakh daily vaccinations, as much as 38 crore doses would be required. But reports show that the Centre has just 2.04 crore doses in the pipeline, it added.
- April 13, 2021 11:24 AM IST
India reported more than 1.61 lakh COVID-19 new cases on April 13, the seventh straight day of daily infections topping one lakh. More than 10.85 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.
- April 12, 2021 09:50 PM IST
With the second Covid ‘Wave’ already surpassing the daily highs recorded in the month of September 2020 of about 95000, the demand for vaccines, critical medical equipment like vaccines, oxygen cylinders and ventilators have increased manifold. Watch the video to know what this evolving situation means for Indian Pharma?
- April 09, 2021 11:27 AM IST
India reported more than 1,31,000 COVID-19 new cases on April 9, highest ever in a single day. Active cases rose to 9.79 lakh mark. Over 9.43 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- April 08, 2021 12:11 PM IST
India reported more than 1,26,000 COVID-19 new cases on April 8, the highest since the outbreak. Active cases have risen to 9.10 lakh while more than 9.01 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.
- April 07, 2021 02:34 PM IST
India reported more than 115,000 coronavirus cases as per April 7 update, the highest ever in a single day. Over 3.3 million vaccinations have been administered in a single day, but that may not be good enough
- April 07, 2021 11:11 AM IST
India recorded more than 1.15 lakh new COVID-19 cases on April 7, highest ever in a single day. Active cases rose to 8.43 lakh. Over 8.70 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far.
- April 06, 2021 09:42 PM IST
If NDV-HXP-S proves safe and effective, flu vaccine manufacturers could potentially produce well over a billion doses of it a year. Low- and middle-income countries currently struggling to obtain vaccines from wealthier countries may be able to make NDV-HXP-S for themselves or acquire it at low cost from neighbors.
- April 05, 2021 10:55 AM IST
India's new daily COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000 for first time on April 5, highest ever in a single day. Active cases rose to 7.41 lakh mark. Over 7.91 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- April 03, 2021 07:58 PM IST
In a letter written to Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, FICCI President Uday Shankar said India is currently testing about 11 lakh samples a day, sharply down from 15 lakh samples tested per day in January. On the day the letter was written, the daily rise in new cases rose to a 6-month high.
- April 01, 2021 12:06 PM IST
India reported more than 72,000 COVID-19 new cases on April 1, biggest rise in 6 months. Active cases rose to 5.84 lakh mark. Over 6.51 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- March 31, 2021 06:53 PM IST
A number of other European countries have gone further and lifted the age limit altogether, or, like in Germany, are now giving the AstraZeneca vaccine primarily to older people.
- March 31, 2021 08:45 AM IST
The government needs to fix this if it wants to speed up the programme and combat COVID
- March 30, 2021 11:07 PM IST
The statement was signed by the governments of Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Slovenia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
- March 30, 2021 11:50 AM IST
India reported more than 56,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 30. Active cases rose to 5.40 lakh mark. Over 6.11 crore vaccinations administered till date.