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World  /  Published 23.10.20

Plasma more research call

Researchers called on Friday for more research into using blood from recovered Covid-19 patients — or so-called convalescent plasma — as a potential treatment, after a small trial of hospi...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 20.10.20

ICMR hints at rollback of plasma therapy

India is likely to remove convalescent plasma therapy from its standard treatment guidelines for the coronavirus disease, the head of the country’s apex health research agency signalled on Tuesd...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.10.20

Minister donates plasma

Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan  on Saturday donated plasma for the treatment of Covid-19  patients. Only  people who have been cured of the disease are eligible to donate ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.20

No plasma bank at Bokaro hospital

A funds crunch has prevented the dedicated Covid-19 unit at Bokaro General Hospital (BGH) from starting plasma therapy even as other healthcare units across the state are offering the facility.  ...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.09.20

STATE DIGEST: Inauguration of Dhanbad plasma therapy centre

A cyber criminal running a cyber gang in Ramgarh was arrested by police from Chatti Bazar main market. Ishaan Kumar Giri conned shopkeepers by buying products, conducting faulty app based transaction...
By Our Bureau in

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


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