Drug News (Medindia)

'FELUDA' Test to Begin in Next Few Weeks in India

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that rollout of the indigenously-developed faster and cheaper "FELUDA" COVID-19 test is expected in the next few weeks.

Rigorous Hygiene Routine to Beat COVID Increased OCD Cases: Study

People with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other severe anxieties faced mental health issues, trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Cases in India Cross 70 Lakh Mark

In India, with a single day spike of 74,383 new cases, including 918 deaths, the country crossed the 70-lakh-mark with a total of 70,53,806 so far.

Maharashtra COVID-19 Deaths Cross 40,000

In Maharashtra, deaths due to coronavirus have breached the 40,000-mark a day after the state's case tally crossed 1.5 million, health officials said.

Blocking Key Immune System Pathway Stops COVID-19

Inhibiting the protein known as Factor D will also curtail the potentially deadly inflammatory reactions that many COVID-19 patients have to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, said new study.

Facebook Emotional Health Tool in India

Facebook's centralized resource centre called Emotional Health launched to help people cope with mental health issues in the COVID-19 is now available in India.