Covid-19 second wave: ICMR pushes for ramping up Rapid Antigen Testing
V K Paul, member, health, Niti Aayog, said while RT-PCR was the gold standard for Covid testing, the situation in the country demanded faster...
Hospital fires in India: What is causing a sudden surge in incidents
The latest incident of hospital fire was reported from Gujarat’s Bharuch in which 16 patients and two nurses lost their lives.
Covid-19: Apollo Computing Laboratories comes up with indigenous non-invasive ventilator— SwasthVayu; how it works
At a time when Coronavirus cases in India are at an all-time high, with many states facing a shortage of ventilators and oxygen, Hyderabad-based...
Battling COVID-19: NGOs step up for arranging plasma; urge recovered people to donate
Blood banks too have seen a rise in demand for convalescent plasma.
Covid-19 pandemic and resilience in healthcare design
The surge of affected patients, insufficiency of patient beds, understaffed hospitals and shortage of medical equipment are only some of the...
Coronavirus: Medical scholars suggest pulse oximeters instead of temperature as COVID-19 indicator in older adults
This commentary has been published in Frontiers in Medicine by Catherine Van Son and Deborah Eti of Washington State University’s College of Nursing.
COVID-19: When Should A COVID Positive Person Seek Hospitalisation? Guidelines For Home Isolation
On Monday, the Union health ministry issued a statement stressing the warning signs when patients infected with Covid-19 disease need to stop...
How proning can help improving oxygen levels in Covid-19 patients
Proning is a medically approved position of human body, which is also being promoted by the government.
Way forward for Cardiothoracic Surgery in COVID Era
Heart surgeries are gruelling and long procedures taking a toll on a patient’s both physical and mental health alike.
COVID-19 isolation’s personal experience: From altered taste to discomfort, what a patient should expect during quarantine
I only wish to warn people about what they could experience, because I wish someone had prepared me for this. However, I understand that not...
Here’s how going organic is helping in building immunity during COVID-19
While organic food and products have been around for decades, it is now owing to the pandemic, that more people are conscious of the nutrition they...
COVID-19: UP govt to vaccinate journalists, family members on priority, to set up special inoculation centres
The government also said that keeping in mind the fact that media organisations have been continuously working since the pandemic started, they...