IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta said that the battery-operated masks, which cost around ₹2,200 each, will be trialled first on a few Olympic-bound athletes.
Experts say it’s too soon to draw conclusions from the research — or recommend that people start wearing eye protection in addition to masks in hopes of lowering their risk for infection.
While the lockdowns restricted the availability of raw materials, broke the supply chain, and made labour scarce, a number of healthtech startups augmented or revamped their existing resources to fight Covid-19
While the youngster had complete faith in his idea, he did not know how to go about spreading the word.
The Health Ministry has recommended those who have recovered from COVID-19 with care at home to get adequate sleep, have a nutritious diet and resumption of professional work only in a graded manner.
However, with festive season around the corner and a strong sense of fatigue setting in about staying locked at home, it almost seems certain that the COVID-19 situation will get worse before it gets better.
A medical team at the Hospital del Mar the Hospital of the Seas is seeing if short trips to the beach just across the street can help COVID-19 patients after long and sometimes traumatic Intensive Care Unit (ICU) stays
It all begins with the banana leaf that is rich in antioxidants, and allows food served on it to absorb polyphenols that help with its antibacterial properties to aid with the ingestion of germ-free food
The RTI response shows that at least two companies — Jyoti CNV Automation and AMTZ Basic — to whom an advance was released, were later not recommended by the technical committee constituted under the DGHS
US FDA has approved the use of blood plasma from recovered coronavirus patients as a treatment against the disease that has killed over 176,000 in the US
Tobacco-related cancers are estimated to constitute about 27 percent of all cases of the disease in the country
Biocon is one of the companies looking to create a vaccine to fight COVID-19
Digital vaccine enables neuro-behaviour and physiological modulation to protect health at an individual and societal scale.
The common clinical symptoms of SFTS are fever, low platelet and white blood cell count, gastrointestinal symptoms such as loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhoea, and neurological abnormalities such as seizures
Crab-eating macaques, a Southeast Asian species with piercing eyes and curious natures, have spilled out of the temples where they were once revered and taken over the heart of the old town
The fastest vaccine ever created took five years to make. But things are different this time. Here are all the stages of vaccine development:
Perhaps it is time for healthcare insurance providers to package new products to help companies find new business models and new solutions.
All eyes are on the Russian regulator which will now take a call on whether the vaccine can be made available for commercial use.
Soon after Amitabh's post, the wishes for his speedy recovery began pouring in from his fans and colleagues from the film industry, flooding Twitter and other social media platforms.
Remdesivir, with MRP of Rs 5,400, is reportedly being sold for even Rs 60,000 with medical shops.
Bubonic plague, also known as the 'Black Death', caused more than 50 million deaths in Europe in the 14th century.
On boarding the flight, Pillai learnt that all others who were supposed to have been his co-passengers had cancelled their tickets.
Earlier, trials were limited to a few people but now we need a larger trial on around 600-700 people, said Shekhar Mande, Director General of CSIR.
Author and yoga guru Ira Trivedi on sexuality in modern India, the #MeToo movement, and why yoga is the best exercise during lockdown.
Globally, there are over 7,778,242 cases of COVID-19, with 2,121,381 cases reported by the United States alone.