Trials of Novavax work

US biotechnology major Novavax on Wednesday said two large phase-3 trials of its Covid -19 vaccine being manuf...

US pharmacies to pay $650 million

The Ohio ruling is the first to target CVS, Walmart and Walgreens, ordering them to pay hundreds of millions o...

Long in Transit

How long does menopause actually last? And how do you know when, or if, you are done? The “pause” ...

Quantum of Exercise

There are all kinds of practical and impractical advice in the media and from doctors on how to live a long an...

Good notes

Parimal, 35, had suffered a serious brain injury in a bike accident. He survived but with memory, attention, n...

India  /  Published 26.04.20

Congress seeks plan, answers from Modi

The Congress on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a concrete plan for the future instead of offering homilies when he interacts with the chief ministers on Monday amid expectations...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 24.08.19

Think before signing up at a gym

There are no studies to prove that going to the gym improves fitness faster than walking out your front door. Joining a gym may not be the right option for those who enjoy being outside. Yet again, fo...
By Anwar Wahhab

World  /  Published 25.04.20

Twins ‘pandemic bookends’

Philip Kahn believed that history repeats itself, a truism that has hit home for his family in extraordinary fashion.His twin brother, Samuel, died as an infant during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918...
By Katharine Q. Seelye/New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Not scared: A 3-feet caregiver

An intrepid three-foot-tall caregiver has joined a Covid-19 hospital in Kerala, forgoing precious safety gear while carrying food and medicines to patients, returning with their trash or connecting th...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Health  /  Published 25.04.20

Stronger tomorrow

Immunity is the ability of the body to defend against infection and disease. Multiple cells, tissues and molecules make up our immune system. There are primarily two categories of the immune system:Ar...
By Kaushik Talukdar

India  /  Published 31.05.20

Questions cloud study on HCQ

Healthcare workers who take six or more doses of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) enjoy “high” protection against the coronavirus infection, India’s health research agency claimed in a study published o...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Mamata appeals to private doctors

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has urged private doctors to return to their clinics amid allegations that many of them are still refusing to see patients for fear of contracting the novel coronavirus....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.20

OPD services back on track

Outpatient department (OPD) services at all state-run hospitals and health centres resumed on Friday after a gap of over two months.The development follows a directive by principal health secretary Ni...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.05.20

India looks at 5 lakh daily tests

India will have the capacity to produce around 500,000 indigenous test kits per day for the diagnosis of the new coronavirus infection by July, senior health and science officials said on Thursday, ou...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Second air traveller tests positive for Covid-19 in Assam

A second air passenger has tested positive in Assam amid rising concern over the spiralling Covid count, which spiked to 856 on Thursday evening.The air traveller was among the 73 new cases detected o...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


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