Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Tough therapy times for kids with disability

The pandemic has posed intervention and assessment challenges for children with disabilities, professionals who work with them have said. It is difficult to keep children, aged between three and eigh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.09.20

Plasma therapy at PMCH soon

Plasma therapy for Covid-19 patients is likely to be introduced at Patliputra Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here from next week as all preparations have been completed and lab technicians are on...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.20

State digest: Minor ‘raped’ by relative in Ramgarh

Binod Bihari Mahto Koylanchal University’s pro vice-chancellor Anil Kumar Mahto on Tuesday conducted an inspection of SSLNT Women’s College situated on Luby Circular Road in Dhanbad and di...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.20

RIMS: Plasma drive falters

Covid-19 survivors are refusing to donate blood plasma fearing relapse and other post-infection ailments, doctors manning the plasma bank at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) said on Tuesd...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 08.09.20

ICMR: no benefit from plasma

Convalescent plasma was unable to reduce mortality or severe illness among coronavirus disease patients, India’s health research agency said on Tuesday, reporting the outcome of a nationwide cli...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.20

Hospitals bullish on plasma

North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) started its first plasma collection drive on Monday in Siliguri. With this, north Bengal started the process of plasma therapy to treat Covid-19 patie...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.08.20

Minister beats Covid, donates plasma

State water resources minister Mithilesh Thakur, who was cured of Covid-19 last month, donated plasma at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS)  blood bank on Sunday, becoming the first &l...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.20

NBMCH to start plasma therapy

The Regional Blood Transfusion Centre (RBFC) of the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) has finally got the approval to start plasma therapy for Covid positive patients. Mridumoy Das, t...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Plasma therapy for select patients

The Bengal government has decided to start plasma therapy for a select group of Covid-19 patients as an alternative treatment at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital. Immunohaematology experts w...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.08.20

RIMS pacifies Covid doctors

Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) has assigned more doctors to its Covid task force, acting swiftly to avert a crisis and pacify angry members who had asked to be relieved of their respons...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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