Corbevax COVID-19 vaccine price slashed to Rs 250 per dose

Biological E. Ltd has reduced the price of its COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax to Rs 250 from Rs 840 a dose for private vaccination centres. It would result in end users paying a price of Rs 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges. In March this year, the inoculation of children in the age group of 12 to 14 years against the vaccine began in the country.
#BiologicalE.Ltd #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


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High Cholesterol: What is It And Some Warning Signs

Cholesterol is a fatlike substance produced by the liver. It helps in the formation of cell membranes, hormones, and Vitamin D. LDL (Low-density Lipoproteins) or bad cholesterol can lead to health issues like heart attack. This causes the arteries to block and the blood flow is abrupted causing fatal problems in your heart and brain. High cholesterol is categorised by the abnormally high level of LDL or abnormally low level of HDL.
#Health #HealthConditions #HeartHypertension


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South Korea turns to surveillance as ‘ghost surgeries’ shake faith in hospitals

South Korea has a reputation for world-class medical care. Faith in its hospitals has been shaken by complaints about doctors mishandling unconscious patients. Lawmakers amended the country’s medical laws last year to require cameras in all operating rooms that handle patients under general anesthesia, making South Korea one of the first countries to do so.
#SouthKorea #Health #MedicalFacilitiesServices


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Baby girl with Down Syndrome says 'mama' for the first time

Nikki Geib chronicles her journey with her little baby girl who has Down Syndrome. The video has been posted on Instagram on April 23 and since then, has garnered several comments from people who couldn't stop adoring the precious little one. Down Syndrome is a condition in which a child is born with an extra chromosome. It has received more than 2.9 lakh views on it so far.
#NikkiGeib #DownSyndrome #Health


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AIIMS Bhopal recruitment for 142 Faculty, non-Faculty vacancies: Check details

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhopal will recruit for 142 faculty and non-faculty posts. Eligible candidates can apply online on the official website, aiimsbhopal.eDu.iN. The application process has not started yet. For faculty posts, the application fee for General/OBC category candidates is ₹2,000.
#AIIMSBhopal #Health #HealthEducationMedicalTraining #JobsEducation


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India reports 2,202 fresh Covid-19 cases, 27 deaths; active cases at 17,317

India reported 2,202 new Covid-19 infections and 27 fatalities in the last 24 hours ending 8 am on Monday. With this, the active cases in the country dipped to 17,317. India’s total tally of cases has reached 4,31,23,801, while the death toll was recorded at 5,24,241.
#Covid #Covid19 #India #Health


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Omicron infection turbo-charges vaccinated people’s immunity: Report

Study: Infection produced even better immune responses than booster shot in vaccinated patients. The findings offer a reassuring sign that the millions of vaccinated people who’ve caught omicron probably won’t become seriously ill from another variant soon. The research needs to be confirmed, especially by real-world evidence.
#Omicron #Health #PublicHealth #HealthConditions


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With 2,202 New Covid Infections, India Reports Marginal Dip in Active Cases;...

India on Monday 2,202 reported new Covid-19 infections, while active cases dipped to 17,317. The total active cases decreased by 375 in a span of 24 hours. The 27 new fatalities include 22 from Kerala, three from Delhi and one each from Maharashtra and Jammu and Kashmir.
#Covid19 #India #Health


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New approach for devastating brain tumour treatment found during study

A short chain of amino acids (the HTL-001 peptide) is effective at targeting and inhibiting the function of a family of genes responsible for the growth of GBM - Hox genes. The study was conducted in cell and animal models. It has undergone safety testing and is suitable for patient trials. These trials are now being considered in GBM and other cancers.
#GBM #Health #HealthConditions #Cancer


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NEET-UG 2022 registration deadline extended again

The National Testing Agency has extended the application window for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – Undergraduate (NEET-UG) 2022. Candidates can apply for the medical entrance exam on neet.nTa.nIc.iN until May 20. This has been done in response to the Director-General of the Armed Forces Medical Services’ request (AFMS)
#NationalTestingAgency #NationalEli #Test #Health #HealthEducationMedicalTraining #JobsEducation


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5 ways in which yoga can help you manage travel anxiety

Jenil Dholakia, Holistic Yoga and Well-being Coach, shares five ways in which yoga can help you manage travel anxiety. Stretches and poses for stress relief include neck rolls to the left and right, shoulder rotations clockwise and anticlockwise.
#JenilDholakia #Health #MentalHealth #AnxietyStress


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Covid-19 fourth wave: India records 2,202 new infections, 27 fatalities in...

COVID-19 cases rose to 4,31,23,801, while active cases dipped to 17,317, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll climbed to 5,24,241 with 27 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am on Monday. The active cases comprised 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was 98.74 per cent.
#UnionHealthMinistry #India #Health


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I tried out HealthifyPro and I’m not sure everyone needs continuous glucose...

HealthifyPro wants to introduce continuous Blood Glucose monitoring (CGM) as a key part of decoding 'metabolic health' The sensor is stuck to one of your arms and continuously monitors your blood sugar levels. The programme will cost you between Rs 5,500 and Rs 8,000 per month.
#HealthifyPro #Health


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NEET 2022 Application Deadline Extended: How to Apply, Top Medical Colleges

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has once again postponed the medical entrance exam - NEET 2022. The application process which was first scheduled to conclude on May 6 was extended till May 15. Now, the deadline has been pushed further by May 20. There has been a delay of about two weeks, however, there is no change in exam date yet.
#NationalTestingAgency #Health #HealthEducationMedicalTraining #JobsEducation


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Find out how you can keep your teeth healthy and protect them from cavities

Dr Diksha Tahilramani Batra is a pain-free dentist, prosthodontist, implantologist and smile design specialist. Dr Batra says oral hygiene is subjective, and people need to know what they can do in order to maintain dental hygiene. The mouth is ‘low maintenance’, but since it is exposed to so much, looking after it is important.
#DikshaTahilramaniBatra #Health #OralDentalCare


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Summer pregnancy tips for women: Expert insights

Pregnant women usually feel warmer than others regardless of the season. The hormone progesterone, during pregnancy, raises the body temperature. This raises body temperature and rapid changes in mood. This further leads to hormonal fluctuations, increased blood volume, and cardiovascular output. Sunita Dube, MD, Radiologist, shared a few tips for pregnant women to beat summer.
#SunitaDube #Health #Women'sHealth #ReproductiveHealth


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Karnataka: Two-day health camp in Chikkaballapur screens two lakh people,...

The two-day free health camp organised by Dr K Sudhakar Foundation in association with state Health and Family Welfare, and Medical Education departments at Chikkaballapur in Karnataka ended Sunday. The camp offered free consultation, testing, diagnosis and treatment to patients from economically weaker sections.
#DrKSudhakarFoundation #Karnataka #Health


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National Dengue Day 2022: Effective Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

National Dengue Day celebrated on May 16 aims to spread awareness about dengue and to increase preventive measures as well as find out ways to prevent and control the disease across the country. The only way to prevent Dengue is by avoiding mosquito bite because a vaccine can’t be used to protect against the disease. The mosquito bites in daylight, which develops in the person after 3-14 days of the infection.
#NationalDengueDay #Dengue #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


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K Srinath Reddy writes: To tackle Covid, lessons from flood preparedness

The Indian count of Covid infected persons, as identified by tests, has risen since April. The actual numbers infected or reinfected would be much higher, as many who were asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic would not have gotten tested. Most of those who became severely ill were either unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated.
#KSrinathReddy #Indian #Covid #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


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North Korea reports 8 deaths as Kim laments Covid response

North Korea's emergency anti-virus headquarters says more than 1.2 million people fell ill amid a rapid spread of fever since late April. The eight new deaths reported in the 24 hours through 6 p.m. Sunday brought its death toll to 50. Experts say North Korea likely lacks testing supplies and equipment to confirm coronavirus infections in large numbers.
#Kim #NorthKorea #Health


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