Category : News Update

Atlas Copco pledges INR 3.5 Crore to combat COVID-19

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Atlas Copco – a leader in compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems, has made a commitment to contribute INR 3.5 crores to combat the COVID-19 crisis. As part of its …

WHO releases technical specifications for BP measuring devices, self-monitoring at home would help as health systems cope with COVID-19

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Hypertension is the leading modifiable risk factor for serious diseases such as cardiovascular disease (stroke and ischemic heart disease), pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (a major killer of pregnant women and a cause of poor fetal …

AHPI-TN Welcomes Government’s Ordinance to end Violence against Medical Fraternity

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The government has passed an ordinance to protect medical staff, doctors, Asha workers and all other frontline Covid-19 workers in the wake of the recent incidents of attacks on them This comes soon after …

Oncocyte Announces Distribution Agreement with CORE Diagnostics, Expanding Commercial Availability of DetermaRx™ to India, the Middle East and Africa

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In the United States, DetermaRx™ has rapidly gained traction, expanding to 18 sites in the first three months since commercial launch Oncocyte Corporation (NYSE American: OCX), a molecular diagnostics company with a mission to …

Occupancy of the hospitals drop sharply to 25-30% from 60-70% prior to Covid-19; revenues expected to decline by over 50%: ICRA

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The short-term outlook for the sector has turned negative due to a sharp fall in volumes- both in the OPD and the IPD, the recovery will gradual. The long-term outlook remains stable The pandemic …

High dose chloroquine disphosphate safety concerns must be addressed before deciding COVID-19 efficacy, says GlobalData

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Preliminary results for the Phase II study for high dose chloroquine disphosphate (CQ) for COVID-19 patients showed hazardous side effects of a QTc prolongation, resulting in the high dose arm being halted. However, results …

Covid-19: Axio Biosolutions launches hand sanitizers and surgical disinfectants under RESIST+ brand to meet rising demand

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Company to expand capacity to 100,000 litres in the coming days and also launch protective gears for frontline healthcare professionals Part of the proceeds will go to the PM CARES Fund and hospitals Responding …

Bayer partners with Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) on global clinical research evaluating COVID-19 treatments

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Investigation of combination therapies including Bayer’s chloroquine and interferon beta-1b to foster much needed solutions for patients in fight against coronavirus pandemic Bayer Canada to make CAD 1.5 million (approximately 1 million euros) financial …

Aster announces launch of Video Consultation with Doctors

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In the wake of the on-going coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Aster CMI Hospital and Aster RV Hospital as part of Aster DM healthcare have launched Video Consultation to allow patients to remotely consult with its doctors as per standard …

AHPI-TN strongly condemns denial of burial for Chennai doctor, urges state government to take swift action

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The President of the Tamil Nadu chapter of the Association of Healthcare Providers of India (AHPI-TN), Dr. S. Gurushankar has strongly condemned the recurring incidents of violence taking place against doctors and healthcare workers. …