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New Testing Platform Created for Breast Cancer Cells

Researchers have developed a novel testing platform to evaluate how breast cancer cells respond to the recurrent stretching that occurs in the lungs during...

Covid-19 Testing of Children Requiring Anaesthesia Promotes Efficient PPE Use: Researchers

Universal Covid-19 testing of children undergoing procedures requiring anaesthesia promotes efficient use of personal protective equipment (PPE), say researchers. "Our study links the importance of...

This AI Algorithm Promises to Accurately Diagnose Alzheimer’s

An Indian-origin researcher in the US has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that promises to accurately diagnose Alzheimer's without the need for expensive...

Testing of Oropharyngeal Secretions May Reduce False Negative Covid-19 Results

Researchers have demonstrated that testing of oropharyngeal secretions (OS) -- secretions from the part of the throat at the back of the mouth --...

Covid-19 Pandemic is Growing as Lockdowns Ease Worldwide, Says WHO

The World Health Organization says the Covid-19 pandemic is still growing even as countries start to ease lockdowns and other restrictions. "The epidemic is now...

COVID-19 is Now Well-Established at Global Level, Says WHO Expert

A World Health Organization (WHO) expert said that in light of the accelerating increase in new cases -- especially in some populous countries --...

International Satellite Providing Most Accurate Sea Level Data Completes Testing

An international satellite that will collect the most accurate data yet on sea levels around the world, a key indicator of how Earth's warming...

Covid-19 Asymptomatic Patients Account for Over 45% of all Cases: Researchers

Asymptomatic patients may account for as much as 45 per cent of all Covid-19 cases, playing a significant role in the early and ongoing...

Current COVID Testing Strategy Gives Priority to People With Higher Risk: Harsh Vardhan

According to Covid-19 pandemic in India updates, testing 1.3 billion people for COVID-19 is neither possible nor feasible, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said...

80% Cases of COVID-19 in India Exhibit Nil or Mild Symptoms: Health Minister

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are asymptomatic or at best with...

ICMR Writes to States and UTs for Reducing Corona Testing Prices

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday wrote to all states and Union Territories about reducing the price for conducting the test...

Anti-viral Favipiravir Used in COVID-19 Needs Extensive Research Before Adoption: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

In an interview with IANS, Glenn Saldanha, Chairman and Managing Director, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, said the company hopes to see similar positive outcomes in Indian...

Is COVID-19 Testing Possible at Home? Read This Article to Know

Medlife recently announced partnering with the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) accredited labs to provide users with the option of...

Tech Giant Apple Adds Coronavirus Testing Sites To its “Maps” App Across U.S.

Apple has added COVID-19 testing sites to its Maps app across the US, covering all 50 states and Puerto Rico. With the new update, users...

Politicians Testing Positive for COVID

The current novel coronavirus pandemic is likely to impact the 2020 November elections in more ways than one.  Not only indirectly because of lockdown related...

Apple to Display COVID-19 Testing Sites on Maps

Apple has announced it will soon display coronavirus testing sites directly on its Maps. This is a science and technology news. Towards this, Apple has...

Can COVID-19 Test Results Arrive in Minutes? Scientists Answer This Question for You

Some political leaders are hailing a potential breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: simple pin-prick blood tests or nasal swabs that can determine within...

India’s COVID-19 Testing Can Be Increased Above 10,000: ICMR

India is capable of conducting 10,000 coronavirus tests a day and conducted 5,000 tests last week, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research...

India Has Strict COVID-19 Testing Methods: Study

A British citizen appeared at a public hospital in India's capital with a fever, difficulty breathing and a private clinic's referral for COVID-19 test....

This AI can Detect Low-Sugar Levels Without any Fingerprick Tests

Researchers have developed a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technique that can detect low-sugar levels from raw ECG signals via wearable sensors without any fingerprint...

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Digital Transformation Seen in Indian Firms

As pandemic accelerates digital transformation across the spectrum, a Dell Technologies report on Thursday said that 94.7 percent of Indian organizations have fast-tracked some...

Threat To Wildlife of Ganges By Waste Fishing Gear

Researchers have found that waste fishing gear in the Ganges poses a serious threat to wildlife including otters, turtles, and dolphins. The study, published in...

53% Indians Will To Switch Jobs For Remote Work

More than half of the office-goers in India are willing to switch jobs if it meant they could work remotely, said a new survey...

Doctors Suggest Flu Shots For Children & Vaccination For Adults

This year has been a double whammy. These earlier diseases are still prevalent and we have COVID added to the disease spectrum and has...