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Sehat Ki Baat, Karishma Ke Saath- Episode 11- Information for COVID patients and busting COVID myths

Karishma shah gives reliable and correct information for the COVID patients who are taking medications. She also informs the rampant spread of “Black Fungus” and gives a clear-cut view to keep sugar levels stable during this pandemic. ..

World Desertification and Drought Day – June 17

17th June is observed as World Desertification and Drought Day every year. The UN's call to all members of the Global Community is to treat the land as a treasured natural capital. Since everyone has a stake in the future, the UN's expectation from people across the globe is to work hard to restore land and improve its health. ..

Cauliflower – Nutritional facts and benefits

Cauliflower is a great source of nutrients. It contains unique antioxidants that are very useful. It is rich in carbohydrates. It can replace high carb food in many recipes ..

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” ..

Dr.‌ ‌Vaibhav‌ ‌Lunkad‌ ‌gives‌ ‌us‌ ‌inputs‌ ‌about‌ ‌the‌ ‌importance‌ ‌of‌ ‌CD4‌ ‌counts‌ ‌on‌ ‌HIV‌ ‌patients‌ ‌ ‌

Dr. Vaibhav Lunkad, Psychologist and Sexologist gives his clinical expertise in treating AIDS patients with indirect symptoms at an early stage with Antiretroviral therapy which is a must. Treating them with ART therapy makes them less opportunistic to infections. ..

What is Pride Month?

In many parts of the world, June is celebrated as the ‘Pride Month’, to acknowledge the LGBTQ community and the hardships they face due to social stigma and discrimination. There are month-long campaigns and activities organized worldwide to celebrate this month...

Asthma is not curable, but it is effectively treatable says Dr. Narasimhan Rajgopal, Allergist and Immunologist

Inhalers are best for managing Asthma. We have two sets of Inhalers. One is a preventer, which controls the disease and prevents the attacks from coming. And the second one is for relief, when a patient suffers an attack, this provides rescue from condition,” informs Dr. Narasimhan Rajgopal, Allergist and Immunologist ..

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 ..

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...

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. ..

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. Neelima Mantri on high risk factors and vague symptoms of ovarian cancer

Dr. Neelima Mantri provides valuable nuggets of information on Ovarian Cancer. She provides insights about some genetic factors that put women at risk of it and talks about screening, symptoms, preventive measures and how ovarian tumours of adolescents are different and more curable...

FDA takes steps to increase the availability of vaccines

Challenges await India from vaccine availability to vaccine hesitancy. India is all set to win the battle with the coronavirus this pandemic. However, the situation is under control but we cannot ignore the COVID 19 protocols. ..

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. ..

FDA approves Stratagraft for treatment of adults with thermal burns

FDA’s approval for Stratagraft is a very important move in the field of medicines which helps in providing a solution to the burn. The approval by FDA will help healthcare providers for a better approach for burn injuries ..

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 ..

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 ..

Lupin Receives U.S. FDA Approval for Sevelamer Hydrochloride Tablets

Sevelamer Hydrochloride Tablets are indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis...

Alembic Pharmaceuticals announces its joint venture Aleor Dermaceuticals receives USFDA Final Approval for Testosterone Topical Solution USP, 30 mg per pump actuation

Testosterone Topical Solution USP, 30 mg per pump actuation is indicated for replacement therapy in males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone..

DATA PUBLISHED IN NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE SHOWS PFIZER’S TOFACITINIB MEETS PRIMARY ENDPOINT IN BRAZILIAN STUDY IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH COVID-19 PNEUMONIA

It is important to note that tofacitinib has not been approved or authorized for use by any regulatory authority worldwide for the treatment of COVID-19 and tofacitinib should not be used in patients with an active serious infection...

Indian diet plan for weight loss

“Indian food when cooked properly makes a very balanced diet plan” ..

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 ..

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...

CD4 count is the marker of immunity for patients having AIDS expresses Dr. Laxman Jessani, Infectious Diseases Physician and Infection Control Specialist

AIDS vaccine is the need of the hour. There are two types of vaccines on which research is going on, one is for the functional cure and one is basically to prevent HIV infection from occurring, for which the research is going on, Dr. Laxman Jessani, Infectious Diseases Physician and Infection Control Specialist ..

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.”..

Abbott Launches New Device in India for Treatment of Premature Babies and Newborns

Abbott is committed to developing minimally invasive life-saving pediatric devices that have an immediate impact with long-term 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...

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca effective against Delta (‘Indian’) variant

Real-world data demonstrated 92% vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisations due to the Delta variant ..

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. ..

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...

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 ..

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. ..

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 ..

International Yoga Day being celebrated across the Globe today

Yoga for Wellness is the theme for 2021..

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...

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

FDA breakthrough therapy for Novartis metastatic prostate cancer drug ..

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..

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. 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...

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..

Albinism – Genetic and rare skin disease by Dr. Yogesh Kalyanpad

"Albinism is a hereditary condition. The body fails to produce melanin that affects skin, hair, and eyes. As there is no cure, patients are likely to develop other skin, eyes related issues but they can take necessary precautionary measures to lead a normal life"..

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. ..

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” ..

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. ..

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” ..

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...

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

New approval for treating leukomia..

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..

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..

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. ..

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..

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...

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. ..

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...

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..

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. ..

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