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IISc researchers develop a new, faster way to detect tuberculosis

Researchers have found a new, faster and more efficient way to use a person's immune response to certain proteins unique to the TB bacilli

Published on 23rd March 2021
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Scientists develop chip that simplifies COVID-19 testing, delivers results on phone in less than 55 minutes

The researchers noted that their process simplifies sample handling compared to swab-based PCR tests that are widely used to diagnose COVID-19 and need to be analysed in a laboratory

Published on 26th February 2021
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Oxford University's COVID-19 therapeutics trial goes global to get faster results

Peter Horby, professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Oxford, said he hoped that expanding the trial internationally would help researchers assess potential treatments faster

Published on 18th February 2021
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Scientists map detailed genome of malaria mosquito vector, aim to control disease transmission

The researchers noted that mosquito-transmitted malaria is the leading global killer among vector-borne diseases, claiming over 400,000 human lives in 2019

Published on 12th February 2021
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Say 'Ok Google, talk to Malaria No More' on Android devices to get information on diseases 

The feature will be available in Hindi and English, and will answer questions like 'What is malaria fever?', 'What are the types of malaria?', 'How does malaria spread?' and 'How to test for malaria?'

Published on 26th November 2020
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Malnutrition cases in Bengaluru are on rise amidst pandemic but parents fear admitting kids at rehabilitation centre 

Twenty-six children aged 0-5 years have been admitted at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) at Vani Vilas Hospital since it opened in August but the staff says the actual number is higher 

Published on 23rd November 2020
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Are you a mumpsimus? What does it mean and how to use it in context

Any person who is persistent in repeating a mistake is called a mumpsimus. Albert P' Rayan speaks about its origin and more

Published on 31st October 2020
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How IIT Kharagpur's COVIRAP is set to disrupt the COVID-19 testing scene 

The machine can determine results in less than an hour, is easy to use and can be operated by unskilled staff outside a lab

Published on 21st October 2020
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Delhi govt asks schools to observe 'dry day' once a week to check mosquito breeding

In order to control and prevent the outbreak, it is essential to prevent breeding of mosquitoes and students should be made aware of this," the Directorate of Education said in a letter to principals

Published on 16th September 2020
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Meet the 94-year-old who went from fighting with Netaji to working as India's oldest, coolest tour guide!

When she retired at 92, Rama Khandwala was touted as the oldest tour guide in India. We trace her journey from a young girl in Rangoon to a nonagenarian in Mumbai 

Published on 26th August 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic may lead to a surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths: Lancet study

The scientists also cautioned that their study aimed to quantify the potential scale of the impact of COVID-19 and to guide how it could be minimised

Published on 14th July 2020
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Why it is only people who are illiterate about viruses that will call the lockdown useless

The argument that India started the lockdown too late is not valid from a medical perspective and from a social one

Published on 29th June 2020
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Health officials in Belgium are now advising against the use of hydroxychloroquine 

The announcement came after the World Health Organization said it would temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments

Published on 27th May 2020
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WHO warns of COVID-19 'second peak' as lockdowns ease in countries around the world

The stark warning comes as countries around the world start to gradually ease lockdown restrictions, allowing shops to reopen and larger groups of people to gather

Published on 26th May 2020
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WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine for corona patients

According to the WHO, over 400 hospitals in 35 countries are actively recruiting patients and nearly 3,500 patients have been enrolled from 17 countries under the Solidarity Trial

Published on 26th May 2020

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