Even then, these mutations do not necessarily mean the virus will be able to evade the body's T cells.
January 5, 2022
The heart and kidneys are closely linked to each other and so, air pollution by damaging any of these organs will worsen the function of the other as well, the experts said.
November 12, 2021
New York, July 1 : A team of US scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher revealed that SARS-CoV-2…
July 1, 2020
Their findings, published in the journal Science, could help pave the way for future targeted strategies to enhance the function of the immune system.
June 27, 2021
London, Jan 12 Do you know how cells interact with one another? The way you do on Twitter.…
January 12, 2020
London, Dec 28: A combination of drugs for diabetes and hypertension may offer an effective new way to…
December 28, 2016
London, April 11 : In a first, Brazilian researchers have demonstrated the harmful effects of Zika virus on human…
April 11, 2016
They were also able to infect cells from these particles released from the virus-contaminated paper tissues.
August 18, 2020
The team identified 1,787 patients with cancer and Covid-19 for the study, the vast majority of which were unvaccinated.
December 29, 2021
"The different variant spikes are not moving the same way, but they accomplish the same task. The variants first appearing in South Africa and Brazil use one mechanism, while the UK and the mink variants use another mechanism,"
June 30, 2021
Apart from these diseases, smoking tobacco can also affect your gums and lead to several gum-related diseases.
May 30, 2021
New York: People with metabolic diseases like Type-2 diabetes and cancer as well as those exposed to organophosphate…
April 28, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer Inc with BioNTech SE and Moderna Inc reduced risk of infection by 80%…
March 30, 2021
The new variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes Covid-19 is believed to be 71 per cent more transmittable than the other variants, the Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) said on Tuesday when India confirmed six cases of the new strain.
December 29, 2020
In the continuing fight against the novel Coronavirus, researchers have now identified a drug with the potential to provide treatment for COVID-19 close to a year after it turned into a pandemic
October 31, 2020
New York: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, can relieve…
October 4, 2020
Mumbai, Sep 20 : Doctors in Mumbai have extracted a gigantic 11-kg tumour from the abdomen of a…
September 20, 2020
In a major study, Australian researchers have identified mechanisms leading to the functional deterioration of the immune system in response to severe viral infections, such as HIV or COVID-19
August 25, 2020
New York, Aug 21 : A drug normally used in rheumatoid arthritis and cancer treatments — tocilizumab —…
August 21, 2020
According to its developers, BromAc is entirely safe and has been used in cancer patients at 100 times the dosage being recommended for COVID-19 -- and Morris himself used the drug over an extended period to prove that it has no ill-effects.
August 17, 2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca are collaborating with clinical partners around the world as part of a global clinical programme to trial the Oxford vaccine.
July 21, 2020
They will use bat tissue samples from the Davalos lab, as well as published data sets from human and mice nasal tissues samples.
June 16, 2020
Preliminary tests of the two antibodies in a mouse model resulted in a reduction of virus titers, suggesting that the antibodies may offer therapeutic benefits.
May 14, 2020
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) Amid a barrage of research on finding treatment for new coronavirus, Australian scientists have…
April 4, 2020
"Our analyses, and others too, point to an earlier origin than that," Garry said, "There were definitely cases there, but that wasn't the origin of the virus."
March 31, 2020
Berlin, March 6 : Researchers have found a drug called camostat mesylate, that they believe may work to…
March 6, 2020
London, Dec 10 : Believe it or not but our forefathers were way smarter than us when it…
December 10, 2019
New York, Researchers have found that a protein involved in immune response to microbes also can fuel cancer…
December 3, 2019
Morocco shared sensitive intelligence with Sri Lanka that helped Colombo identify the nine bombers and their handlers in…
April 24, 2019
The court has referred the sentences to the country's grand mufti for his non-binding opinion, as required by Egyptian law, official Ahram Online news website reported.
February 5, 2019
Mumbai, Feb 4: Actress Sonali Bendre and filmmaker Tahira Kashyap Khurrana’s brave fight with cancer has inspired many.…
February 4, 2019
London, June 25: Drinking four cups of coffee daily might be a healthy addiction, especially in older adults, as…
June 25, 2018
New York, Oct 24: Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly…
October 24, 2017
New Delhi, Oct 4: The CBI has conducted narco-analysis and lie-detector tests on the suspects arrested in connection with…
October 4, 2017
New York, Jan 3: Seven Zika virus proteins, believed to cause conditions, including birth defects such as microcephaly…
January 3, 2017
In an unprecedented incident eight members of the banned Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were gunned…
November 1, 2016
Moroccan police announced on Monday that they have arrested five Islamic State (IS)-linked suspects who were planning to…
March 8, 2016
Echoing security concerns as terror threats resurfaced, French President Francois Hollande is seeking lawmakers’ approval to extend the…
January 26, 2016
Researchers have identified how two proteins control the growth of the heart and its adaptation to high blood…
January 23, 2016
New York, Taking a high dose of vitamin D could be an inexpensive and easy way to treat…
December 31, 2015
Fish oil may burn fat faster than those fat-burning pills leading to an efficient weight loss in overweight…
December 18, 2015
The event was organised by Tobacco Free India.
April 8, 2022
Probiotics are known to contain lactobacillus, which, according to research, produces substances that could communicate with nerve cells and reduce the chronic inflammation associated with many diseases.
February 22, 2022
The DCGI has already approved two vaccines - Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadilla's ZyCovD vaccine for minors. ZyCovD vaccine is world's first plasmid-DNA vaccine which has been approved for children above 12 years.
February 15, 2022
Chairperson of the Baloch People’s Congress and a leader of the Balochistan resistance movement, Prof Naela Quadri Baloch…
February 14, 2022
Following the implantation, 100 per cent of the lab models with acute paralysis and 80 per cent of those with chronic paralysis regained their ability to walk.
February 14, 2022
U.S. doctors have transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life — a first for medical science
January 11, 2022
Importantly, this nasal spray should prove effective for all Covid-19 variants because the Heparan Sulfate binding site is essential for infection, and is likely to be preserved in new variants.
December 29, 2021
The approval currently legalises the drug to be used at standard doses for treatment of SCA.
December 24, 2021
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), "preliminary data doesn't indicate that this is more severe".
December 14, 2021
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Omicron poses a "very high risk". The global health body said that scientists all over the world are working to understand Omicron, its risks and whether it causes severe disease, and vaccine effectiveness.
December 1, 2021
In addition, the team used a computational model which allowed them to assess and identify which coronavirus proteins have the greatest effect on other tissues, without having seen them 'in action' in the lab.
November 9, 2021
This year 14.5 million people will have a stroke, 5.5 million people will die as a result and 80 million people have survived stroke worldwide. The world stroke Organization has declared stroke a public health emergency in 2010.
October 9, 2021
"We know who is good and who is bad," claims Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid.
October 5, 2021
What does all this portend? Is a phase of Imperialism coming full circle? One cannot expect US President Joe Biden to say it in quite that language, but what else does one make of his promise to end "never ending" wars.
September 20, 2021
If you want to keep your immune system strong for fighting cardiovascular diseases or cancer, start taking natural…
September 7, 2021
Raymond Walter Apple Jr. wrote back in 2001 that “like an unwelcome specter from an unhappy past, the…
August 27, 2021
Further understanding of the results may support the vaccine efficacy and explore innovative applications of BCG vaccination, the team said.
August 9, 2021
Importantly, because it acts inside cells rather than on viral spikes, questions about whether it would work in new variants like Delta and Lambda aren't a concern, he adds.
August 7, 2021
Covid infections have surged to a mean of 540,000 per day, and a mean of just about 70,000 weekly deaths, the WHO stated this week.
August 2, 2021
The report said that Tamim and his office are tasked by the Daesh core group to oversee the network connecting the Khorasan branch with Daesh presences in the wider region.
July 25, 2021
Moreover, in clinical trials the patients treated with 2-DG showed faster symptomatic cure than Standard of Care (SoC) on various endpoints.
July 8, 2021
A recent study by the SGRH revealed that the Delta variant of Covid-19 virus shows eight-fold approximately reduced sensitivity to vaccine elicited antibodies compared to the Wuhan strain.
July 7, 2021
The patient, suffering from glaucoma and long-Covid symptoms, was given BC 007 through a single dose infusion, the report said.
July 6, 2021
As many as 51 cases of Delta Plus Covid variant have been detected across 12 states in the country, the Centre said on Friday
June 27, 2021
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday while extending the lockdown till July 5, has also relaxed several restrictions effective from June 28.
June 26, 2021
INSACOG has informed that the Delta Plus variant has characteristics of increased transmissibility, stronger binding to receptors of lung cells and potential reduction in monoclonal antibody response.
June 23, 2021
Greasy body soils and dirt can become embedded between the fibres of your pillowcases, especially if they are not washed on a regular basis.
June 18, 2021
The Hyderbad-based vaccine manufacturer clarified that bovine serum is widely used in the manufacture of vaccines globally for several decades.
June 16, 2021
Recently, a study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, found that Sars-Cov-2 viruses can be "inactivated" using commercially available mouthwashes.
June 11, 2021
Further tests revealed that the antibody also neutralised SARS-CoV-1, the coronavirus that causes SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome.
May 30, 2021
Taipei, May 28 : Taiwan researchers have successfully developed a vaccine that uses DNA encoding the coronavirus‘ spike…
May 28, 2021
The staff, who are in home quarantine, shared their experience as to how they are managing their treatment.
May 5, 2021
Coronavirus update: The WHO said that studies have highlighted that the spread of the second wave has been…
April 29, 2021
Sydney: Australian researchers have identified neutralising nanobodies that block the SARS-CoV-2 virus from entering cells in preclinical models,…
April 28, 2021
The ‘Indian strain’ has been found prevalent largely in Maharashtra and Delhi that have been severely hit by a devastating second wave of the pandemic.
April 28, 2021
The 13 suspected youths arrested from different parts of Rajasthan in 2014 were accused of being associated with SIMI, a banned organisation.
March 31, 2021
She is has Shamshera featuring Sanjay Dutt and Ranbir Kapoor, and directed by Karan Malhortra.
March 9, 2021
The committee's 22 members were convened by the Food and Drug Administration and included leading scientists as well as consumer and industry representatives.
February 27, 2021
Meanwhile, welcoming all the 208 LJP members JD-U President RCP Singh said his party will be strengthened by their arrival.
February 19, 2021
The vast majority of the cases of coronavirus variants in the United States were caused by the variant originally detected in Britain. Meanwhile, a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, CAL.20C, has been detected in southern California and is spreading through and beyond the country.
February 14, 2021
Captain Amarinder Singh said that there has been an increase in weapons coming from Pakistan since October when the farmers began their agitation against the three farm laws.
January 30, 2021
New York: Researchers have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can directly infect the central nervous system and have begun to…
January 14, 2021
Expressing faith in the security apparatus, Misra however said: “But these mysterious men are much more equipped, trained, lethal and determined to snuff out living witness of the most shameful incident of Indian science.”
January 6, 2021
This dramatic clinical response was accompanied by a progressive decrease in levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a substance produced by the liver in response to inflammation.
December 15, 2020
Pfizer made a strong pitch for its vaccine for “prevention of Covid-19 in individuals 16 years and older, with or without evidence of prior infection”.
December 12, 2020
The results were based on a pre-specified pooled analysis of phase 3 trials in UK and Brazil (11,636 people), alongside safety data from a total of 23,745 participants in 4 trials in the UK, Brazil and South Africa.
December 11, 2020
Do not take these symptoms lightly and isolate yourself, get tested for Covid-19 and follow all infection control practices.
November 22, 2020
Both Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines, which are waiting for the approval of the regulatory body, are based on mRNA technology.
November 20, 2020
National Epilepsy Day in India is observed by the Epilepsy Foundation on November 17. On this day various…
November 17, 2020
New Delhi: A pilot study on genetic research done by the Institute of Medical Genetics & Genomics of…
November 7, 2020
Putin also slammed the Western vaccines saying they were made from monkey and chimpanzee adenovirus.
October 30, 2020
In a major global study, researchers have revealed that long-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to 15 per cent of COVID-19 deaths worldwide
October 27, 2020
The Rajasthan government had gone to the apex court to get these polls postponed in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, but the court did not allow it.
October 13, 2020
Besides, one parliamentary seat in Bihar and two Assembly seats in Manipur will also go for bypolls on November 7. The counting of votes will be take place on November 10.
September 30, 2020
Scientists have identified highly effective antibodies against the novel coronavirus, which they say can lead to the development…
September 25, 2020
Musk also announced that as well as purchasing batteries from Panasonic and LG Chem.
September 23, 2020
The monkeys were completely protected from this very high SHIV exposure, much higher than what humans typically encounter, and never developed signs of infection.
August 22, 2020
Excess weight among pregnant women may hinder the development of the babies’ brains as early as the second…
August 11, 2020
The findings showed that three mouthwashes reduced it to such an extent that no virus could be detected after an exposure time of 30 seconds.
August 11, 2020
Calcium is vital for lactating mothers as they lose up to 15 percent of their own body calcium and about 3-5 percent of their bone mass while nursing their baby.
August 6, 2020
Amid the race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19 in record time, six candidates have now entered the late stage clinical trial, according to the New York Times vaccine tracker
July 29, 2020
Washington, July 28: Pharmaceutical company Moderna has begun a phase-3 clinical trial to evaluate an investigational vaccine known…
July 28, 2020
Researchers have now shown that immunotherapy doesn’t necessarily worsen complications for patients with both Covid-19 and cancer. “Many…
July 21, 2020
Earlier, Moderna's experimental vaccine, mRNA-1273 which is designed to protect against the Covid-19 virus was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralising antibody activity in healthy adults, say researchers.
July 15, 2020
New Delhi, July 4 : A good vaccine usually takes at least 18 months, before it could be…
July 4, 2020
The authors also found that the study can be used to predict the onset of type 1 diabetes in Indians.
July 4, 2020
Researchers at the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center isolated antibody-producing blood cells from the blood of children who had previously been infected by EV-D68.
July 4, 2020
The minister has already indicated that the basic customs duty of 15-20 per cent on solar modules, including solar cells, will be introduced from August which may rise to 35-40 per cent in the second year of operation.
June 29, 2020
New York, June 27 (IANS) A 26-country review compiled from 131 studies, the largest systematic review to date…
June 27, 2020
Recently, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's health condition improved after receiving the plasma therapy.
June 22, 2020
Washington, June 21 : In yet another hope to fight several Covid-19 symptoms, administering the MMR (measles, mumps,…
June 21, 2020
Mortality in Covid-19 cases is strongly associated with progressive lung inflammation and eventual sepsis.Recent events provide support for the researchers'' hypothesis.
June 19, 2020
"Between 20 and 30 per cent of patients who died with Covid-19 have been reported to have diabetes," the study showed.
June 13, 2020
The mask has hydrophobic surface on the outer layer to deflect water droplets containing the viruses
June 10, 2020
"Our approach, if successful, could lead to protection against not only SARS-CoV-2 but also other coronaviruses that might emerge in the future," said study lead author Mark Yarmarkovich.
June 9, 2020
New Delhi: Congress leader and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal said that for self-reliant India, the government should…
June 5, 2020
The global observance of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 presents an opportunity to raise awareness around smoking risks, and to work with smokers to find effective strategies for quitting.
May 31, 2020
They use Vero cells - kidney epithelial cell lines from green African monkey, which express ACE-2 proteins and carry a mutation that allows them to proliferate indefinitely.
May 28, 2020
Duration of treatment will be 14 days and patients will be discharged after clinical cure and two consecutive negative tests for COVID-19 based on RT-PCR.
May 26, 2020
Tea is regularly consumed in about 64 percent of homes in India and by 96 percent of the family members residing therein
May 21, 2020
Sorrento said STI-1499 will likely be the first antibody in the antibody cocktail (COVI-SHIELD) it is developing.
May 16, 2020
The results showed that the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccination appears to prevent SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia in rhesus macaques.
May 15, 2020
New York, May 8 (IANS) NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini Observatory in Hawaii have teamed…
May 8, 2020
A previous study found that 75 per cent of people in institutions, such as hospitals and care homes, were severely deficient in vitamin D.
May 8, 2020
Researchers believe that this makes their vaccine particularly effective for generating functional antibodies against the "spike" protein, in particular in the lung cells, which are the most vulnerable to coronavirus.
May 6, 2020
New York, May 2 (IANS) Despite concerns expressed by some experts, common high blood pressure drugs did not…
May 2, 2020
Former state chief minister and JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy, however, objected to lodging the accused in the Ramanagara jail, as the district was a green spot and not a hotspot like Bengaluru and Mysuru.
April 24, 2020
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) It has been more than three months since Covid-19 pandemic broke out and the…
April 11, 2020
London, April 11 (IANS) In probably the first study to link smoking with severe COVID-19 risk, a team of…
April 11, 2020
New Delhi, April 7 : Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are leading a UK-wide clinical trial, offering an…
April 8, 2020
Mandi, April 2 : Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT-M) and Indian Association for the Cultivation…
April 3, 2020
"Nanotechnology can be used to design pharmaceuticals that can target specific organs or cells in the body such as cancer cells, and enhance the effectiveness of therapy," said NIH.
March 30, 2020
London, DNA differences between men and women may explain why cancer risk is higher in males, according to…
January 19, 2020
Tel Aviv: Raising hope of effective treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), researchers have found that the brain knows…
December 27, 2019
Researchers have found that a protein that regulates white blood cells in the human brain could protect against…
December 14, 2019
Hyderabad, Dec 3 The city police on Tuesday heightened security at the Cherlapally central prison here, where all…
December 3, 2019
New York, Sep 14 Researchers have found that tiny bubbles in our body might potentially be used to…
September 14, 2019
New Delhi, Sep 4 Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has reconstituted the the party’s data analytics cell under…
September 4, 2019
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 13 Almost a month ago, much before Article 370 of the Constitution that gave…
August 13, 2019
Uterine cells express a receptor that recognizes a glycan molecule on the surface of sperm cells.
July 19, 2019
Washington, June 30 The hazards of second-hand smoke are well-known. Now, scientists have found even third-hand smoke (THS)…
June 30, 2019
Mumbai, June 16: Kolkata-based lender UCO Bank declared Yashovardhan Birla, the Director of Birla Surya Ltd, a wilful…
June 17, 2019
Hangzhou, June 14 (IANS) Chinese researchers have developed a high-energy Lithium-ion Battery (LIB) technology, which could enable a…
June 14, 2019
Bengaluru, June 8 (IANS) SBF Healthcare & Research Centre would offer sequentially programmed magnetic field therapy for treating…
June 8, 2019
New Delhi, May 10:Google on Friday honoured English haematologist Lucy Wills whose research on anaemia in pregnant women…
May 10, 2019
New York, March 14: Repurposing a common diabetes drug as well as another used for treating a group…
March 14, 2019
New Delhi, Feb 27: Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Wednesday said that India cannot remain secure in terms…
February 27, 2019
Smoking may damage the immune response against melanoma and limit patients’ survival chances, according to a new study.…
February 18, 2019
New York, Jan 3: Want to restore the level of antioxidants — key to ward off heart disease…
January 3, 2019
"If one has breast cancer, there are 30-35 per cent chances of also having ovarian cancer. And if the person has ovarian cancer, there are 10-15 per cent chances of getting diagnosed with breast cancer,"
December 23, 2018
Pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase a woman's risk of a relapse.
December 2, 2018
Sydney, Dec 1 : In a major breakthrough, Australian scientists have developed a new drug that offers treatment…
December 1, 2018
London, Nov 23: Mannose — a nutritional supplement — found naturally in fruits such as cranberries can aid…
November 23, 2018
Explaining, Aleem Ahmed Khan, a scientist at DCMC and the paper's corresponding author, said their strategy, in short, involves growing nerve cells on biological constructs -- or scaffolds that act as a three-dimensional platform.
November 5, 2018
New Delhi, Oct 29: As today is World Stroke Day, doctors have warned that breathing in the low-quality…
October 29, 2018
New Delhi, Oct 24: If you skipped buying luxury Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max simply because your…
October 24, 2018
Stockholm, Oct 1 : James P. Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan were jointly awarded…
October 1, 2018
London, Aug 16: Eating green leafy vegetables such as kale, cabbage as well as broccoli could help maintain a…
August 16, 2018
Washington, Aug 13 : Blue light from digital devices including smartphones could accelerate blindness, researchers have found. According to…
August 13, 2018
Tokyo, Aug 10: Eating carrots, onions and broccoli are passe, the humble radish could be the newest heart-healthy vegetable,…
August 10, 2018
Mumbai, Aug 3: Smokers and non-smokers now represent an equal number of lung-cancer patients, according to a study…
August 3, 2018
New Delhi, July 27 : Diabetes is a chronic disease which has become very common nowadays. While lack of…
July 27, 2018
New York, July 16: While eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as fatty fish, certain nuts and…
July 16, 2018
New Delhi, June 25 :After billionaire Nirav Modi executed a $2 billion PNB fraud, Punjab National Bank has…
June 25, 2018
Washington, June 22 : The Pentagon has been asked to supply up to 20,000 beds at old military bases…
June 22, 2018
New Delhi, May 24: Petrol and diesel prices on Thursday increased in the range of 19-31 paise per litre…
May 24, 2018
New Delhi, April 23: Focusing on health in the hectic and stressful lives that we lead today is becoming…
April 23, 2018
London, April 16: Think twice before taking painkillers during pregnancy as researchers have found that they could affect the…
April 16, 2018
New York, April 10 (IANS) The next time you opt for canned foods such as corn, tuna, asparagus…
April 10, 2018
The 86-page report -- Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018 -- released by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre and Bloomberg New Energy Finance blames Indian policies for slowing down the speed to tap solar power.
April 5, 2018
London, April 3 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new imaging agent that could help guide and assess treatments…
April 3, 2018
New Delhi, March 17: In what could bring respite to Irrfan Khan’s fans, who are in a state…
March 17, 2018
New Delhi, March 16: Irrfan Khan’s post last week disclosing that he has been suffering from a ‘rare…
March 16, 2018
New York, March 5 : An experimental HIV antibody tested on a group of monkeys showed to be…
March 5, 2018
Los Angeles, Feb 28: Elderly people with a certain type of hearing loss may be more likely to…
February 28, 2018