Chennai youth develops compact ventilator for Covid-19 patients

R Abilash Chakravarthy, a 24-year-old mechanical engineer in Chennai, has developed a compact ventilator in a short span of time to save human lives from deadly coronavirus. Continue Reading

Medall gets ICMR approval to conduct Covid-19 tests

Medall Diagnostics, an integrated diagnostic services provider, has announced the receipt of approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for conducting Covid-19 tests. Continue Reading

Covid 19: Death toll up 718 in India, positive cases 23,077

The total number of coronavirus COVID-19 cases in India touched 23,077 today, according to the figures released by Union Health Ministry. Continue Reading

No country should have any concern over India’s new FDI policy: Govt

No country should have any concern over India’s new policy for foreign direct investment from specific nations, government sources said, in a clear message to China which strongly objected to the fresh norms for FDI. Continue Reading

Post corona care: Doctors are in regular touch with patients over phone

The treatment doesn’t end after people who recovered from Covid-19 returned homes. For, doctors say they call up their former patients over phone and check their health condition regularly. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu govt prepares list of donors for plasma therapy

The Tamilnadu health department is preparing a list of donors for the convalescent plasma therapy to treat COVID-19 patients, even as the government is awaiting the final nod from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to commence the trials. Continue Reading

80% Covid-19 cases in India asymptomatic: ICMR scientist

Around 80 per cent of people with coronavirus in India are asymptomatic and this is matter of worry, a senior Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) scientist has said. Continue Reading

Govt bans export of anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the government on Wednesday banned export of anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine, with immediate effect to ensure sufficient availability of the medicine in the domestic market. Continue Reading

Reduce cancer treatment cost: Venkaiah to pvt sector

‘Cancer is the second biggest cause of death in India. It has killed more than double the number of people in 2016 than in 1990,’ said Vice President Venkaiah Naidu after inaugurating Apollo Hospitals’ Proton Cancer Centre here. Continue Reading