Category: Health

MSD Pharmaceuticals launches gender-neutral HPV vaccine in India

Mumbai: MSD Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday (September 29) announced the launch of India’s first gender-neutral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to help reduce HPV-related disease burden in the country. GARDASIL 9, which is a 9-valent HPV vaccine, will also help reduce cancers caused by the HPV types contained in the vaccine, among girls and women aged 9-26 years […]

World Heart Day: AstraZeneca to use new vaccine technology to treat cancer, heart disease

London: UK drugmaker AstraZeneca has partnered with scientists at Imperial College London to develop a new vaccine technology to treat cancer, heart conditions and other non-infectious diseases and illnesses. The technology was originally intended for targeting COVID-19 and works by delivering genetic material called self-amplifying RNA to human cells. The cells are then trained to recognise […]

WHO’s emergency use authorization to Covaxin expected soon: MoS Health Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar

NEW DELHI: The Hyderabad-based drug manufacturer Bharat Biotech is expected to get the emergency use authorisation (EUA) from the World Health Organisation for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin soon. This was announced by the Union Minister of State (MoS) for Health, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar on Friday. “WHO’s emergency use authorization to Covaxin is expected soon,” Dr […]

Cadila’s COVID-19 vaccine shot to be produced by Shilpa Medicare

BENGALURU: Indian drugmaker Shilpa Medicare Limited said on Friday it had agreed to produce Cadila Healthcare Ltd`s three-dose COVID-19 vaccine. The country`s health authorities had given emergency approval in August for Cadila`s vaccine, the world`s first COVID-19 DNA shot, in adults and children aged 12 years and above. Cadila, which is expected to begin supplying […]

World Alzheimer’s Day 2021: Australian researchers identify likely cause of disease

Sydney: Australian researchers have in a groundbreaking study identified a ‘blood-to-brain pathway’ that can lead to Alzheimers disease, offering potential new prevention and treatment opportunities for the debilitating brain disorder, which is the most prevalent form of dementia globally. The study, led by a team at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, tested on mouse models, identified […]

Zydus Cadila COVID Vaccine India’s First to Get Approval For Kids Above 12, PM Hails Momentous Feat

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila’s COVID-19 vaccine, ZyCoV-D has received approval for Emergency Use Authorisation from the Drug Controller General of India and it will be administered to people 12 years and above, the Department of Biotechnology said on Friday. With the emergency use authorisation (EUA), ZyCoV-D has also become the first vaccine to be administered to […]

Rajma grains were used for ‘Pleasure’, bad condition happened, youth reached hospital

For a sexual, pleasur a person was forced to do strange acts. 6 grains of Rajma were stuck in the private part of the person. The pain in the body increased so much that doctors had to perform surgery on him. (Symbol Photo/Getty images) (Photo/Michigan man) According to a report published in the Daily Mail, […]

Fully vaccinated? You don’t need mandatory Covid testing to enter this state

India has beaten its own best performance of June 21st to create a new world record in terms of the highest vaccination done in a single day. The health ministry data released this morning says that India vaccinated 88.13 lakh people in the last 24 hours. This makes August 16 numbers the highest ever that […]

Announcement of WHO – Third wave started in the world; UBS Securities warns – India too close due to delta variant

Amidst many apprehensions and claims, the third wave of corona in India seems to be near. A foreign brokerage firm has warned that fears of a third wave of corona in the country may soon turn into reality due to rising cases of delta variant and mutating of the virus. At the same time, the […]

Covid third wave likely to hit India in August, peak in Sep: SBI Report

‘COVID-19: The race to finishing line’, published by SBI Research, stated that vaccination is the only saviour as global data shows that, on an average, the third wave peak cases are around 1.7 times the peak cases at the time of second wave. New Delhi: The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to […]

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