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India’s drug regulator wants more data on Russia’s one-shot Sputnik Light vaccine

Sputnik V is a two-dose vaccine made from two components – recombinant adenovirus 26 or Ad26 and adenovirus 5 or Ad5 The first dose (Ad26) ...

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Covid hospitalisation across country sees sharp rise, but most cases mild

The rush is almost inevitable as cities like Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi are registering a rapid rise in covid infections and a spike ...

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Third COVID vaccine will not be mix-match : Union Health Ministry

Precaution doses or third dose will be the same vaccine a person has taken be it Covishield or Covaxin, informs Centre New Delhi : As ...

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Molnupiravir has serious safety concerns: ICMR chief

Antiviral drug molnupiravir, which recently got approval from the drug regulator and is being launched by several local drug makers, has serious safety concerns, and ...

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India confirms first Omicron-related death as COVID-19 cases jump

A diabetic man who died in the western state of Rajasthan was India’s first fatality from the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the health ministry said on ...

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Ultrasound technique treats prostate cancer with minimal side effects

Although MRgFUS requires additional expertise, resources and cost, it has several key advantages over other approaches, according to the researchers A technique that delivers high-intensity ...

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Burden of stage 2 & stage 3 cancer could see spike in the coming months

50 per cent decline in cancer diagnosis of children in the last six months, report doctors at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals As we approach World Cancer ...

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Indian med device sector disappointed at no change in custom duty: AiMeD

Hopeful that the fine print of the Union Budget would have possibly acted upon our recommendations on a predictable tariff policy for a Make in ...

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Diagnostics players on Union Budget 2021

Diagnostics companies hope to benefit from the focus on preventive healthcare in the Union Budget 2021, as this could encourage partnerships with the government, especially ...

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Roche Diagnostics India launches quantitative test to measure antibody levels against SARS-CoV-2

Globally, Roche Diagnostics partnered with Moderna, to utilise the Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S antibody test in the mRNA-1273 vaccine research trials Roche Diagnostics India has launched ...

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