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Lack of Regulation: A Problem for the Indian Diagnostic Industry

By Ameera Shah  70 per cent of clinical decisions are based on a diagnostic report and yet, in India, all it takes to open and...

Covid-19 Recovery Rate Crosses 80% in Agra

The Agra district administration's concerted efforts and coordinated execution of the multi-dimensional strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19, has begun to show results....

US to Conduct First Widespread COVID-19 Vaccine Tests in July

A U.S. biotechnology company says it will make the first widespread tests of a possible coronavirus vaccine next month. Moderna is working with the U.S....

Early Covid Testing May Produce “False Negative” Results: Researchers

Researchers at the US' Johns Hopkins University have found that testing people for Covid-19 too early is likely to produce "false negative" results, even...

UP Govt Sets Record of Testing 4.85 Crore People for Covid

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has created a record of sorts by ensuring medical screening of 4.85 crore persons in the state...

SCTIMST Developes a RNA Extraction Kit to Speed Up Covid-19 Tests

Chitra Magna, a RNA extraction kit, developed by Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), an 'Institution of National Importance' under...

ICMR Reports Conducting Over a Million COVID-19 Tests

The Indian Council of Medical Research on Sunday said that it has conducted over a million RT-PCR tests for novel coronavirus so far. This...

“We have Saved India from Going into Stage 3”, Says Health Minister

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said we have saved India from going into Stage 3 or community transmission stage, and have also...

After all tests done, India’s fast breeder reactor project to start by September: Officials

With authorities working to complete all tests and ensure regulatory compliances, India's first indigenously designed 500-MW fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam would start nuclear...

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Air Pollution Causes Food Delivery Leading to Plastic Waste

When the air quality outside is bad, office workers are more likely to order food than go out for lunch, which in turn increases...

Virus Can Reinfect COVID Patients When Antibodies Start Depleting

Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 can again get infected by the virus once the antibodies of the viral disease start depleting, the Indian...

International Chef Day a Low-Key Event Due to Pandemic

The International Chef Day is observed on October 20, but this year, the celebrations here were muted as chefs are facing a torrid time...

Coffee Before Breakfast May Increase Diabetes Risk

If you're taking coffee before breakfast, read this carefully. Researchers have found that drinking coffee first thing can have a negative effect on blood...