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Thursday, Aug 06, 2020


Jul 20, 2020 19:49
The AstraZeneca Plc Covid-19 vaccine increased levels of both protective neutralizing antibodies and immune T-cells that target the virus, according to the study organizers. read more
Jul 20, 2020 19:29
The Lancet said the current trial is too preliminary to confirm whether the new vaccine meets these requirements, but phase 2 (in the UK only) and phase 3 trials to confirm whether it effectively protects against SARS-CoV-2 infection are happening in the UK, Brazil and South Africa. read more
Jun 06, 2020 23:49
The preliminary results of the UK’s Recovery trial were released a day after a flawed study that raised safety concerns about hydroxychloroquine was retracted from the highly cited British medical journal, The Lancet, following scientific scrutiny. read more
Jun 03, 2020 23:12
The review has put the spotlight on Surgisphere, a Chicago-based company that owns the questionable database that has been used in studies published in The Lancet and also New England Journal of Medicine, the world’s two most highly-cited medical journals. read more
Mar 26, 2020 08:08
Amitabh Bachchhan posted a video as India is observing a 21-day lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus disease Covid-19, which has infected more than 4,00,000 people across the world. read more
Jan 31, 2020 22:20
The modelling study, shared with HT, suggested that multiple major Chinese cities might have already imported dozens of cases of 2019-nCoV infection from Wuhan, in numbers sufficient to initiate ‘local epidemics’. read more
Sep 13, 2019 16:30
According to data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 200 million adults in the country suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension), and 50% of them do not know about it. read more
Aug 19, 2019 23:29
In its editorial published on Saturday, August 17, the journal commented on India recently revoking the autonomous status of Jammu and Kashmir. read more
Jul 11, 2019 08:27
We have failed the youth in helping them exercise their right to make informed choices on reproductive matters read more
May 20, 2019 19:33
India’s GDP is a third of China’s but we already have worse air pollution than China. India cannot grow in a manner oblivious to the environmental character of that growth, without making the country unliveable and undercutting the basis for future economic... read more
May 13, 2019 08:16
The Down to Earth, quoting the Lancet, points out that cancers have gone up by 112% between 1990 and 2016. Also, that India’s share in cancer deaths is over 8%. Air pollution is among the causes. read more
May 03, 2019 23:05
The study proves, the researchers said, that using antiretroviral therapy to suppress the AIDS virus to undetectable levels also means it cannot be passed on via sex, the researchers said. read more
Feb 04, 2019 19:00
We may well be headed towards a phase of militancy where there is a radical espousal of meatlessness. Protests outside restaurants are already common, though not of the sort of violent vigilantism that’s been witnessed in India in recent years. Researchers... read more
Dec 07, 2018 07:29
Only when people get involved, they become aware consumers, rather than passive recipients of doles. read more
Aug 25, 2018 14:57
There may be studies showing that moderate alcohol consumption isn’t harmful for health, but according to a new report by Lancet, there is no safe level of drinking alcohol. read more