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ICMR asks medical colleges to apply for licences to conduct COVID-19 tests

Home / Education / ICMR asks medical colleges to apply for licences to conduct COVID-19 tests In a bid to ramp up its testing capacity amid rising cases of coronavirus in the country, the ICMR has invited applications from all government and private medical colleges for establishing COVID-19 testing facilities.In its notice, the apex health…

COVID-19: Growing concerns over medical workers’ mental health

Paskelbta 2020-04-08There are growing concerns that the coronavirus pandemic is putting the long-term mental health of front line medical workers at risk.Some North American doctors say they do not see a way they can come out of the crisis the same person.As coronavirus cases near their projected peak in North America, front line healthcare workers…

Hydroxychloroquine: publisher expresses ‘concerns’ about study

About 10 days after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved the use of hydroxychloroquine for prophylaxis by healthcare workers attending to suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases and asymptomatic household contacts of confirmed cases, the publisher of an international journal — that published a study on the drug’s purported efficacy — has expressed “concerns”…

A new Google Doodle series will be dedicated to health workers and researchers

To honour the public health workers and medical researchers, Google dedicated a GoogleDoodle series on April 7. Last week, Google shared a message “stay home save lives” with the colourful Doodle on its homepage. In another initiative, Google Maps are helping people to find shelters and food locations in India. Today, Google showed some much…

African Americans more likely to die from coronavirus illness, early data shows

(Reuters) - Early data from U.S. states shows African Americans are more likely to die from COVID-19, highlighting longstanding disparities in health and inequalities in access to medical care, experts said. FILE PHOTO: Healthcare workers take patient into the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Brooklyn borough…

Masks should be prioritized for health workers, any lifting of lockdowns gradual

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Monday that the wearing of medical masks by the general public could exacerbate the shortage for health workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on…

New coronavirus testing kit gives results in just an hour

A COVID-19 testing kit made by Molbio Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, has been approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The initiative was supported by India Health Fund, through the Centre for Health Research and Innovations (CHRI).  The testing kit -- the Truenat Beta CoV test -- to be used by patients to test for…

Covid-19: 3 types of masks you can make at home

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Apr 6, 2020, 16:59 ISTNEW DELHI: Not everybody needs to wear N95 or a surgical mask to protect oneself from Covid-19. Those are best left for health workers and medical professionals. Even a simple homemade mask can work as a protective layer when you step out of home. We show you three…

COVID-19 expert explains what soap does to SARS-CoV-2 virus

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Pilates improves blood pressure and CV health of young obese women

Researchers have found that mat Pilates may be an effective strategy to improve cardiovascular health for young obese women, a population that is at risk for hypertension and early vascular complications.Pilates is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates, after whom it was named. Pilates called his method "Contrology".…

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Kerala gets ICMR nod to use plasma therapy for COVID-19, K’taka to follow suit

Blood plasma from individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 is being used to treat active cases.Even as scientists across the globe are in a race to find a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, various other advances are being brought in with the hope that they may be effective against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to reports,…

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