BD Life Sciences-Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), in collaboration with Christian Medical College – Vellore has launched its second Center of Excellence (CoE) in flow cytometry for clinical research in India. This CoE will serve as the National Reference Center for
In an unique, minimal invasive treatment for patients with Atrial Fibrillation, AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, performed the novel Cryoballoon Ablation procedure on two patients, making it the first hospital to do so in south India. “Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is a common heart rhythm disorder affecting more
On Monday, Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) said its COVID-19 vaccine which generated a strong immune response in children aged six to 11 years and that it plans to submit the data to global regulators soon. Moderna said its two-dose vaccine generated virus-neutralizing antibodies in children and
Roche (ROG.S) is launching a new genomic profiling kit that lets cancer researchers explore tumours without having to send tissue samples to centralised laboratories, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday.
The AVENIO Tumour Tissue Comprehensive Genomic Profiling (CGP) Kit was developed with Roche unit Foundation Medicine,
New Zealand reported 109 new locally acquired coronavirus cases on Monday, the bulk of them in its largest city, Auckland, as the country saw its second-worst day of daily infections since the pandemic began. Once the poster child for stamping out COVID-19, New Zealand has
Unvaccinated athletes will be able to take part in next year's Australian Open after undergoing 14 days of quarantine, the WTA Tour has told its players, according to an e-mail leaked to U.S. media.
The e-mail, obtained by freelance tennis journalist Ben Rothenberg, contradicts a statement
Vaccines for kids between the ages of 5 and 11 will likely be available in the first half of November, top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Sunday, predicting a timetable that could see many kids getting fully vaccinated before the end of
Two studies in major medical journals add to evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are safe before and during pregnancy. One study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, tracked nearly 18,500 pregnant women in Norway, including about 4,500 who had miscarriages. Researchers found
Roche Holding AG (ROG.S) on Friday won approval from the U.S. health regulator for its eye implant to treat a chronic disorder causing blurred vision, giving patients an alternative to receiving monthly eye injections with existing treatments.
The surgically implantable device Susvimo is intended to treat
The surge in dengue cases, coupled with a high number of viral fever cases, has led to almost full occupancy in the two district hospitals in Ghaziabad. Officials of the district health department said they have directed the hospitals to increase the number of beds