Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.20

Plasma therapy at RIMS for patients

Jharkhand will begin plasma therapy treatment for Covid-19 patients at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), the state’s lone tertiary care centre, from next week, joining a handful of ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Satyendar Jain to resume work after recovering from Covid-19

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain, who has recovered from Covid-19, will resume work from Monday, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said. Jain will be resuming work after a month. The minister had t...
By PTI in

North East  /  Published 18.07.20

Guest status for Assam plasma donors

The Assam government has decided to accord state guest status to plasma donors from outside the state for treatment of critical Covid-19 patients. Donors from within the state will also be given prefe...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Delhi govt starts plasma bank

A plasma bank to treat novel coronavirus started functioning in Delhi on Thursday, with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that Covid-19 patients can donate their plasma 14 days after recovery. Ad...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Cure and curse: Sexual identities

Roadblocks on the path of holistic progress in India are far too common. As a result, even concerted efforts to protect the fundamental rights of citizens often fail to achieve their goal. This was ev...
By The Editorial Board in

Health  /  Published 06.07.19

How music heals

As I enter the premises of the SSKM Hospital in south Calcutta, then turn right, I find some people on the road ahead looking up. Not heavenwards in prayer, as one might assume in the sombre settings ...
By Swachchhasila Basu in

India  /  Published 15.05.20

Special plasma trial in Calcutta

Starting next week, doctors at Calcutta Medical College hope to draw 500ml plasma from the blood of patients who have recovered from the new coronavirus infection and offered their help in a clinical ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Institutions approved for PLACID Trial

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved 21 institutions for participating in a randomised controlled study to assess the safety and efficacy of convalescent plasma to limit complica...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Govt damper on plasma ‘cure’

The Union health ministry said that plasma therapy was at an experimental stage and there is no evidence yet to support claims that it can be used as treatment for Covid-19, Tuesday’s clarification ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 13.11.18

Timely therapy can help you recover from a stroke

Like clouds with their proverbial silver living, strokes too come with a golden period. Timely medical intervention and therapy can contain the damage caused by a stroke. And that stretch of time is c...
By Upala Sen in


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