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Plasma therapy

Oct 26, 2020 15:23
ICMR study has found that this therapy is not as promising in bringing down the mortality rate read more
Oct 21, 2020 02:32
ICMR had conducted a pan-India study to determine the role of plasma therapy, and the Union health ministry had added it as one of the investigational therapies in the national protocol for treating Covid-19 patients. read more
Oct 20, 2020 22:54
The therapy involves taking anti-bodies from the blood of a Covid-19 recovered person who has recovered and transfusing those into a Covid-19 patient to help kickstart the immune system to fight the infection. read more
Sep 24, 2020 22:11
Convalescent plasma therapy involves extraction of plasma from the blood of Covid-19 patients four weeks after they have been cured of their viral infection. The extracted plasma is injected into Covid-19 patients. The antibody that develops in a recovered patient helps other Covid-19 patients to fight the virus. read more
Sep 12, 2020 23:35
A trial conducted across 39 hospitals in India has revealed that plasma therapy neither reduces the death risk nor does it slow down the progression of the disease from mild to severe stage. The paper, however, is yet to be peer reviewed. read more
Sep 01, 2020 17:44
The hospital authorities also highlighted a crisis of blood in the blood bank read more
Aug 24, 2020 20:13
Trump had on Sunday hailed FDA authorisation of a coronavirus treatment that uses blood plasma from recovered patients. read more
Aug 18, 2020 12:22
As the coronavirus pandemic has affected hundreds of countries across the world, researchers are trying to find more about the viral disease and how it affects the human body. read more
Aug 11, 2020 23:33
Two other dedicated Covid-19 hospitals — Lok Nayak and Guru Teg Bahadur — that had set up banks will now also provide convalescent plasma to those admitted in other hospitals, starting Wednesday. read more
Aug 11, 2020 23:33
Two other dedicated Covid-19 hospitals — Lok Nayak and Guru Teg Bahadur — that had set up banks will now also provide convalescent plasma to those admitted in other hospitals, starting Wednesday. read more
Aug 07, 2020 14:53
A total of 1,299 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in New Delhi on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 1,41,531, including 10,348 active cases, he said. read more
Aug 06, 2020 17:49
AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria told PTI on Thursday no clear mortality benefit of convalescent plasma therapy was seen during a trial conducted among 30 Covid-19 patients. read more
Jul 19, 2020 16:40
The deceased who tested positive on July 16 needed plasma therapy, said the doctors at the hospital. read more
Jul 16, 2020 22:18
In recent weeks, Assam government has started what it calls ‘aggressive treatment’ of Covid-19 patients with moderate symptoms in order to reduce the number of fatalities. This includes oxygen therapy, plasma therapy and use of steroids and medicines like Remdesivir. read more
Jul 13, 2020 07:11
Three patients have recovered from Covid-19 and are now lined up for discharge in the next few days from the AIIMS-Patna, said its doctors. read more