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Researchers sequence the genome of herb, Giloy

Nature

New Delhi, Sep 06: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)-Bhopal have sequenced the genome of Giloy, a medicinal herb that is extensively used in allopathic pharmaceuticals and ayurvedic formulations to treat various health conditions. What is Giloy? Giloy is an important multipurpose medicinal plant in Ayurvedic science. It has …

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DCGI approves advanced trials for Biological E. Limited’s COVID- 19 vaccine

COVID-19 News

CORBEVAX™ vaccine against COVID-19 has been approved for conducting Phase III comparator safety and immunogenicity trial in adults New Delhi, Sep 06: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved Hyderabad-based Biological E. Limited for conducting Phase III comparator safety and immunogenicity trial in adults of its CORBEVAX™ vaccine …

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WHO releases a new compendium of innovative health technologies for COVID-19 and other priority diseases

World Health Organization

New Delhi/Geneva. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for innovative health technologies that can help countries improve health outcomes by providing shortcuts to solutions despite a lack of infrastructure and resources. However, many of the new technologies that have come to market are unaffordable or unsuitable for low- and …

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WHO updates guidance regarding myocarditis and pericarditis reported with COVID-19 mRNA vaccines

COVID-19 News

COVID-19 subcommittee of the WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS): updated guidance regarding myocarditis and pericarditis reported with COVID-19 mRNA vaccines COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and Myocarditis: benefits outweigh the risks, says WHO committee | The Link Between Myocarditis and COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Geneva, Friday, 9 July 2021: On …

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#Health: Bengaluru scientists develop off-grid mobile oxygen concentrator

Mobile-oxygen-concentrator

Mobile oxygen concentrator launched New Delhi, July 02nd 2021:  A team of researchers at Bengaluru-based Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, has designed a robust, mobile oxygen concentrator that can be used in rural settings …

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