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Russia: Sputnik V virus vaccine 95% effective

MOSCOW: Russia's Sputnik V C-19 virus vaccine is 95 percent effective according to a second interim analysis of clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday.
Health Lady

C-19 infection creates immunity for at least 6 months: study

Individuals infected with C-19 virus are unlikely to catch the illness again for at least six months, researchers at the University of Oxford said...
Smart watch

This Smart watch can detect C-19 before symptoms appear

Boston: Smart watches and other wearable devices that continuously measure vital signs can detect changes in the body up to nine days before C-19 symptoms appear,...
WHO

Virus wave must be fought without vaccines: WHO

The World Health Organization's emergencies director warned Wednesday that vaccines would not arrive in time to defeat the second wave of the...
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USFDA approves first C-19 test kit for home use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved the first C-19 self-testing kit for home use that provides results within 30...
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India, China may start producing Sputnik V vaccine

India and China may start producing Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against C-19, the RIA news agency cited President Vladimir Putin as saying.
Amazon opens online pharmacy

Amazon opens online pharmacy

NEW YORK: Now sold on Amazon: insulin and inhalers. The company opened an online pharmacy Tuesday, giving Amazon shoppers the chance to buy their medication and order refills...
Medicine

Antibiotics before age 2 associated with childhood health issues

In a retrospective case study, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that antibiotics administered to children younger than two are associated with several...
Medicine Factory

Sri Lanka to Establish Pharma Mfg Zone

Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to establish a pharmaceutical manufacturing zone in the southern coast of Hambantota and will also...
Medicine Tablets

Cheap combo pill to lower heart risks: Study

A daily pill combining four cholesterol and blood pressure medicines taken with low-dose aspirin cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes...
Medicine Capsule

Pharma Companies on hackers’ targets: Microsoft

Hackers in Russia and North Korea have targeted seven “prominent” firms working on C-19 vaccine and treatment research, according to Microsoft. The cyberattacks were conducted...
Laboratory

T cells may be sufficient to protect from virus: Study

LONDON: High levels of so-called "T cells" that respond to the C-19 virus could be sufficient to offer protection against infection, an English study...
Medicine Tablet

UK seizes 1,74,400 Sildenafil Tabs sourced from India

Britain’s border officials said on Tuesday they seized 174,400 sildenafil tablets sourced from India to the UK and 500 gm of cocaine...
Smart watch

New cardiac patch can monitor, treat heart disease

New York: Move over smart watches as researchers led by a mechanical engineer from the University of Houston have developed a patch made from fully rubbery...
CDSCO

CDSCO, UK MHRA to sign MoU on regulation of medicines, medical devices

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India’s Central...
Deal

MoU between India, Israel on health and medicines

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on...
Container shortage affects pharma exports

Container shortage affects pharma exports

Exporters across the country are facing a shortage of containers along with the rise in freight charges which is affecting business activities....
Health Sun Lady

Vitamin B3 can protect skin cells from skin cancer: Research

London: A form of vitamin B3 can protect skin cells from the effects of ultraviolet (UV) exposure which is the main risk...
Medicine Tablet

High dose of Paracetamol tablets links to poisoning: Study

New Delhi: Making high-dose tablets of paracetamol, a popular pain-killer, available at pharmacies can increase the incidence of paracetamol poisoning, a peer-reviewed study by Swiss...
Export Import

Beneficial for Indian drug exporters: Panama’s New tax regime

Indian pharmaceutical exporters can reap benefits of the EMMA tax regime introduced by the Central American country, Panama to attract foreign manufacturing...
Air Cargo Import Export

Opportunities for Indian drug exporters from Serbia

The southeast European country, Serbia which is referred to as the crossroad of Europe due to its position in the central Balkan...
Laboratory

New way to detect blood clots: Research

Texas: Researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working on an entirely new way to detect blood clots,...
Medicine

Mars Remedies of Gujarat blacklisted by NAFDAC

The Nigerian National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has blacklisted Gujarat-based pharma firm Mars Remedies for manufacturing of...
Medicine Capsule

India is one of the largest Mfr and Exporters of generic medicines across the...

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda has said India is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of...

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