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World Sickle Cell Day – June 19

June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day. The United Nations has recognised this day to raise awareness about sickle cell disease at the national and international level. The disease has been recognised by the UN as one the world’ foremost genetic diseases and is also referred to as sickle cell anaemia which is different from iron deficiency anaemia...

How to boost brain power naturally

Sharper thinking, better memory, increased creativity and efficiency, faster learning are some of the benefits of boosting brain power” ..

FDA approves nasal antihistamine for nonprescription use

Seasonal allergies affect millions causing nasal congestion, runny nose and sneezing. Approval of Asteopro (Azelastine Hydrochloride nasal spray 0.15%) can help many patients with allergies. ..

Covid in children - symptoms, causes and treatment by Dr. Shruti Jadhav

Only 1 or 2% of children are requiring hospital admission and hospital care, remaining almost 97 to 98% children are recovering on their own without much of the medicines. Only homecare, a good diet, a little bit of exercise, and diversion from COVID thing are needed to make recovery faster, expresses Dr. Shruti Jadhav, Consultant Pediatrician ..

Lower your blood sugar naturally

Diabetes occurs when a body is not able to make enough or effectively use insulin, a hormone that helps in regulating blood glucose ..

Dr. Rajni Sharma talks about Hypertension and how uncontrolled Hypertension can increase severity if a person gets Covid infection

Dr. Rajni Sharma Sehgal talks about hypertension and how prevalent it is in our society. She highlights why keeping hypertension in control is necessary and provides insights about measures of doing so. She touches upon the impact of Covid infection on hypertensive individuals. ..

Elderly abuse calls for special attention and must be addressed at correct time

Elderly people are the main framework and support system of society. It is important to observe respect elderly to ensure that they are treated well. ..

Dr. Vivek Gupta gives importance to regular intake of Anti-hypertensive medication for Hypertensive patients

Dr. Vivek Gupta shares his expertise in a healthy diet and monitoring blood pressure is important for this pandemic. He informs hypertensive patients to take their medications regularly ..

Sehat ki baat, karishma ke saath- Episode 12- COVID and stress management

Karishma Shah informs about the importance of the stress management of this COVID. Beat this pandemic stress with our expert Karishma Shah who gives some great tips to win over stress. ..

Strategies to manage blood pressure in hypertensive patient - Dr. Ripen Gupta

The patient should keep a very tight control on blood pressure, because it has been seen that in COVID-19, if your blood pressure is not controlled, your chances of having complication from COVID-19 is more. So one should keep their BP under control to prevent complication from COVID-19, Dr. Ripen Gupta, Interventional Cardiologist ..

COVID is six times more deadly in hypertensive patients mentions Dr. Ebrahim Patel

Not taking regular medicine for high BP will create much more dangerous problems. There will be a lot of adverse and side effects of fluctuating blood pressure itself, on your kidneys, heart and blood vessels, Dr. Ebrahim Patel, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon ..

Drinking coffee decreases risk of liver diseases : BMC Public Health

Coffee may be the cheapest way to take care of your liver..

Delta Plus variant may defeat vaccines, antibodies and infection immunity, warns Prof Jameel

The Delta Plus variant may soon grow to evade Covid-19 vaccines and even immunity gained from previous infections, warned Prof Shahid Jameel, a former member of INSACOG. ..

5 Non-Indian Yoga startups point out how globally popular yoga and Indian spiritualism is!

Yoga is a vehicle that takes you towards understanding and learning of what spiritual India is. Yoga strongly defines the heritage and culture of India. Yoga means 'to unite' in Sanskrit and is a strong way of healthy life. Yoga disciplines the mind and strengthens and adds flexibility to the body. ..

Learn from Dr. Saloni Pahwa about how to teach children to take Covid precautions and what is multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Dr. Saloni Pahwa, Pediatrician talks about all aspects of Covid in Children. She provides her comparative analysis on the impact of the first and second corona wave on children. She explains how this time the issue is more severe in the kids' population and what must be done to keep them safe...

Bindas Bol with Dr. Kumar Kamble - De Addiction Series- Episode 6- Teenage Addiction

Dr. Kumar Kamble gives the idea of how to deal with teenage addiction especially for parents and their children. He also explains the concept of assertive skills and learning to say “NO” ..

What causes cholesterol to be high apart from wrong eating habits ?

There are many reasons apart from wrong eating habits that are responsible for increased cholesterol level. However simple lifestyle modification can very much help in reducing increased cholesterol ..

Eisai and Bristol Myers Squibb Enter Into Global Strategic Collaboration for Eisai’s MORAb-202 Antibody Drug Conjugate

“MORAb-202 combines Eisai’s in-house discovered antibody and payload using the company's advanced chemistry capabilities.”..

Bindas Bol with Dr. Kumar Kamble - Deaddiction Series - Episode-8- Relaxing without booze this lockdown

Dr Kumar Kamble gives an overview of alcohol addiction in COVID +ve patients which can cause a double impact on the body. He also explains that alcohol addiction can affect both COVID and non COVID patient. Dr Kamble emphasises on quitting alcohol benefits. ..

AstraZeneca welcomes Court ruling on supply of its COVID-19 vaccine to Europe

In fewer than twelve months, AstraZeneca has worked extremely hard to develop an effective vaccine at no profit and is the second-largest supplier to the EU’s 27 member states...

Merck to Participate in the Guggenheim Biopharma Strategy Series

Merck Research Laboratories, is scheduled to participate in a virtual fireside chat at the Guggenheim Biopharma Strategy Series..

European Commission approves Aubagio (teriflunomide) as the first oral MS therapy for first-line treatment of children and adolescents living with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis

The approval confirms Aubagio as the first oral multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy for first-line treatment of children and adolescents with MS in the European Union...

Know about healthy vegetables that boosts your immune system

“Eating right is a great habit. That too in moderation. Daily intake of healthy vegetables enables us to improve our immune system which is very important in this pandemic time” ..

International Yoga Day- 21 June 2021 -The benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a great exercise for a healthy body and mind. Include yoga in your daily routine to have the best of life. This International Yoga Day take a pledge and invest quality time in yoga ..

World Music Day – June 21

World Music Day is celebrated every year on June 21st to encourage young and amateur musicians to keep performing. This day is also known as Make Music Day. Sing or play your favourite instrument to relax or enjoy! The theme of World Music Day 2021 is “Music at the intersections”. ..

Dr Vanita Arora's viewpoint on : Low Salt diet V/s No Salt diet for hypertension patients

Dr. Vanita Arora with her expertise shares her viewpoint on the diet tips for hypertension medicines. She also informs that blood pressure medications are safe for lifelong and emphasizes the need for the correct choice of blood pressure medication for treatment. ..

4 essential tips to improve your metabolism for weight loss

Poor metabolism is the main cause of constipation and obesity with increasing age. Hence it is very essential to boost your metabolism to keep these problems away ..

International Yoga Day being celebrated across the Globe today

Yoga for Wellness is the theme for 2021..

Dr. Rohan Naick on all about Asthma and how inhaled medications are better than oral medications for Asthmatics

Dr. Rohan Naick, Consultant Pulmonologist, SPARSH Hospital, Bangalore says that there is unnecessary stigma attached to inhalers but it is the best way to go ahead. It would not be a lifelong thing if you follow what your doctors have told you and if you are able to achieve good control of the situation...

COVID and children’s mental health by Dr. Rajeev Ranjan

The pandemic has affected very badly on the mental health of small children. Online classes have their own merits and demerits. It's the responsibility of both the parents to keep their child in a positive frame of mind – Dr. Rajeev Ranjan, Pediatrician ..

FDA approves first treatment for Molybdenum Cofactor deficiency

Nulibry is an effective treatment for Molybdenum Cofactor deficiency which is worth mentioning as approved by FDA. Let’s look into the pathogenesis, symptoms, and complications of Molybdenum Cofactor deficiency with Nulibry ..

Roche SARS-CoV-2 molecular test granted first FDA Emergency Use Authorization for PCR testing for Coronavirus

Roche SARS-CoV-2 molecular test for PCR testing is effective for both symptomatic and asymptomatic Covid individuals ..

Statewide free mega vaccine campaign launched in Gujarat in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Mega vaccine campaign for 18+ years in Gujarat launched by Amit Shah..

FDA approves first oral blood thinning medicines for children

With the approval of Pradaxa, a blood-clotting medicine, pediatric patients have a good therapeutic option to treat and prevent potentially deadly blood clots...

Novartis receives FDA approval 177Lu-PSMA-617 for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer

FDA breakthrough therapy for Novartis metastatic prostate cancer drug ..

Bioheng Biotech received Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. FDA for the treatment of T-ALL.

New approval for treating leukomia..

Eisai and Bristol Myers Squibb enter Into strategic Collaboration for Eisai’s MORAb-202 Antibody drug conjugate

The companies are planning to move into the registrational stage of development for this asset as early as next year...

CNN analysis: Where vaccination is up, Covid-19 cases are down

CNN research shows vaccination is bringing down new Covid cases..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Yoga has given us hope that we can fight COVID-19

Yoga for Wellness is the theme for 2021..

At home cardiac monitoring is now possible with Sunfox Spandan

Big disruption is coming in the healthcare and the medical device industry, full of homegrown start-ups. Indian startups have started capturing big segments like telemedicine and medical devices. One such is Spandan. Spandan is the smallest, lightest, and most economical ECG, informs Rajat Jain, Founder and Managing Director of Sunfox Technologies..

Koselugo approved in the EU for children with neurofibromatosis type 1 and plexiform neurofibromas

First medicine approved in the EU to treat this rare and debilitating genetic condition..

Sanofi and Translate Bio initiate Phase 1 clinical trial of mRNA influenza vaccine

Trial will evaluate potential of next generation of influenza vaccines with combined mRNA technology and flu vaccine development expertise..

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals receives ANDA approval for Arformoterol Tartrate Inhalation Solution

“We are very excited to be one of the first generic companies to receive approval for such an important product for our customers."..

Sehat Ki Baat, Karishma Ke Saath- Episode 13- Diet for Insomnia this COVID

Karishma Shah informs about the important connection between sleep and food. She also informs us of the important diet and superfoods for insomnia which can help facilitate sleep and keep us healthy. So embrace a healthy lifestyle with Karishma Shah. ..

ViiV Healthcare and Halozyme enter global collaboration and license agreement for ENHANZE drug delivery technology

Halozyme’s drug delivery technology provides the opportunity to administer large volume subcutaneous injections that may enable dosing intervals of every three months and up to six months or longer for ViiV’s pipeline of HIV medicines..

Zydus and Bayer announce continuity of their successful Joint Venture

Bayer Zydus Pharma has been a successful partnership combining Bayer’s scientific expertise and commercialization of novel products backed by Cadila Healthcare’s strong India presence. ..

Study finds “serious problems with privacy” in mobile health apps

Patients should be informed about potential privacy risks before installation and use ..

Oxford University starts testing Ivermectin for treating Coronavirus

Ivermectin resulted in a reduction of virus replication in laboratory studies, the university said, adding that a small pilot showed giving the drug early could reduce viral load. ..

Cipla receives final approval for generic version of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Brovana

Brovana® is a long-acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist (beta-2 agonist) indicated for treatment of bronchoconstriction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema...

COVID-19 recovery rate in country reaches 96.5 per cent

India covid cases are coming down claims government..

Over 29 crore 40 lakh Covid vaccines doses administered in country so far

India vaccination drive latest numbers..

Orpathys approved in China for patients with lung cancer and MET gene alterations

This approval follows a priority review designation by the Center for Drug Evaluation of China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) and marks the first global regulatory approval for the oral, potent, and highly selective MET tyrosine kinase inhibitor..

FIRST PARTICIPANT DOSED IN PFIZER’S PIVOTAL PHASE 3 TALAPRO-3 COMBINATION STUDY OF TALAZOPARIB AND ENZALUTAMIDE

"By combining enzalutamide, which has a proven clinical benefit in men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer, with talazoparib, our PARP inhibitor that is active in DDR-mutated cancer, we may be able to offer a new treatment option that targets the underlying genetic mechanisms associated with DDR-mutated mCSPC.”..

Afforestt - a startup that engineers forests internationally

Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki’s speech had such a powerful impact on Shubhendu Sharma that it inspired him to work on a startup. Shubhendu was working as an engineer at that time but soon found himself researching and learning forest restoration techniques pioneered by the Japanese Botanist. ..

Bindas Bol with Dr. Kumar Kamble - De Addiction Series- Episode-7- NO TOBACCO DAY- Tobacco addiction

Dr. Kumar Kamble gives an understanding of tobacco addiction and how to overcome it. He gives out an important message about the “NO TOBACCO DAY” by telling us the harmful effects of tobacco ..

Important aspects of ovarian cancer in words of Dr. Sarika Gupta

Dr. Sarika Gupta, Senior Consultant Gynaecology Oncology and Robotic Gynaecology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital provides insight on what ovarian cyst is and clarifies queries on the possibility of infertility drugs, obesity, and age over ovarian cancer chances. She advises awareness to women. ..

Covid-19 vaccine boosters may be necessary ; US CDC

NOw CDC recommends covid vaccine boosters..

10 simple and effective home remedies for toothache

Toothache can be excruciatingly painful. It can affect people of any age group. When you can't go out in this pandemic time, trying out simple home remedies can be fruitful ..

Sun Pharma Announces Settlement of Patent Litigation for Generic Revlimid (lenalidomide) in US

The license will also allow Sun Pharma to manufacture and sell an unlimited quantity of generic lenalidomide capsules in the US beginning January 31, 2026...

Kumkum Jagadish, a child psychologist shares an overview about the parent-child bonding in this pandemic

Kumkum Jagdish explains that child and parent should bond and grow their relationship stronger this pandemic being confined at home. She gives some parenting techniques which are must this pandemic. ..

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories announces the launch of Icosapent Ethyl Capsules, 1 gram in the U.S. Market

Dr. Reddy’s Icosapent Ethyl is available in 1 gram capsules in bottle count size of 120’s count...

All you need to know about spinal stress

Many of us face this problem of spinal stress but we are unaware of it. It remains undiagnosed. Do not ignore the slightest pressure or pain on the back. Untreated spinal stress can cause many complications in long run. ..

The Sound Space – a startup that uses music to renew people’s lives

Sisters Kamakshi and Vishala Khurana are using music as alternative therapy to heal people or to make them more productive and focused in their goals. They have been trying to make music as part of curriculum in schools, helping professionals to fight corporate blues and adding fresh breath of life in people with cancer...

Grace Science receives U.S. FDA orphan drug designation for GS-100, an AAV9 Gene Therapy for NGLY1 deficiency

Latest FDA drug approval update..

Red Boy Foundation’s positive steps towards meeting blood demands of patients in need

Shahnawaz Shaikh provides an overview of what he and his teammates at Red Blood Foundation have been doing to help in curbing the blood shortage problem. He talks about the power of social media in creating a robust network of volunteers willing to donate blood as and when required. ..

Madhya Pradesh records first death from Delta Plus variant of Covid-19

Genome sequencing has confirmed that a Covid patient who succumbed to the virus in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on May 23 had contracted the Delta Plus variant. ..

Rural India accounts for 64% of vaccine doses administered on first day of vaccination under revised guidelines

India Vaccine drive latest news..

Zydus Cadila receives tentative approval from USFDA for Fingolimod Capsules .25mg

It is a sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulator indicated for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS)...

LYNPARZA (olaparib) Approved in China for the Treatment of Certain Patients with BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Only PARP Inhibitor to Demonstrate Overall Survival Versus New Hormonal Treatments in BRCA1/2-Mutated Advanced Prostate Cancer..

Lynparza approved in China for the treatment of BRCA-mutated metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

"This approval begins a new era of precision medicine for patients in China with advanced prostate cancer who have historically had a poor prognosis and few treatment options."..

Dignity, compassion and solution based approach help drug abusers come out of addiction - Vandana Hiranandani

Vandana Hiranandani provides insights on how to identify red flags in drug abusers’ behaviours, how to approach the problem of addiction of a loved one, severity and signs of withdrawal, life of children of drug abusers and life at Anatta Humanversity - a home away from home for addicts on path of renewal. ..

An instinctive response to an emergency led to the foundation of India’s fastest growing NGO ‘Doctors For You’

“Doctors For You is a non-governmental organization that tries to uplift the Indian healthcare ecosystem with the help of doctors that are working hard to save millions of lives during natural disasters and epidemics" ..

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