Drug News (Medindia)

India's First CRIPSR COVID-19 Test

The Drug Controller General of India has approved the Tata CRISPR test, for its commercial launch, meeting high-quality benchmark with 96% sensitivity and 98% specificity for detecting novel coronavirus.

New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

A new drug, 4-Phenylbutiric acid (4-PBA) that could prevent or mitigate the consequences derived from infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 has been discovered.

Efficiency of Homemade Masks Against COVID-19

Most of the homemade masks are efficient in the prevention of the spread of the novel coronavirus by blocking the release of small and large droplets which carry the virus from the mouth.

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry of Health

Immune System Helps Combat Depression

An inflammatory autoimmune response within the CNS similar to one linked to multiple sclerosis has also been found in the spinal fluid of healthy people.

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