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World  /  Published 11.09.21

Sputnik V: WHO seeks more data

Status of assessment column says on hold, awaiting completion of rolling submission...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 26.08.21

WHO revises BP guidelines

New guidelines recommend 130 as upper number threshold for starting medicines for anyone with risk factors or a history of cardiovascular disease and 140/90 for others...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.08.21

China pledges 2 bn Covid jab

Chinese President Xi has offered USD 100 million donation to COVAX, the WHO-backed vaccine alliance...
By K J M Varma in Beijing

Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

Hepatitis centre at RG Kar

This is the second clinic in Calcutta where all services related to the disease will be provided free...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.21

Head first: Mental healthcare in India

There is thus a strong case for recognizing the severe mental toll that physical illnesses take not just on patients, but also on their families and caregivers...
By The Editorial Board


World  /  Published 06.10.20

Mentally ill left in Covid lurch

Only 7% of the 134 countries responding to the WHO’s survey reported that all mental health services were fully open, with 93% reporting curtailed services...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Nobel for identifying hepatitis C virus

Americans Harvey J Alter, Charles M Rice and British Michael Houghton to be bestowed with the honour...
By Reuters in Berlin, Stockholm

World  /  Published 03.10.20

Madrid to go back into lockdown

Restaurants and bars in the Spanish capital will shut early and slash capacity by half in what has again become Europe’s worst infection hotspot...
By Reuters in Madrid

Health  /  Published 23.09.20

The C-trap: India’s breast cancer research

India’s breast cancer research could have been the answer to the prayers of thousands across developing countries...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

Covid healthcare: Find the source of the pain

HINTERLAND | As the pandemic enters smaller towns and the countryside, the fatally serious battle is now left to the infected individuals’ fate...
By Jaideep Hardikar


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