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COVID-19 Vaccine Protects Against the Corona Virus in Patients with Celiac Disease

A retrospective study undertaken by Maccabi KSM Research in Israel has revealed that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine offers the same level of protection against the virus for patients with Celiac Disease as it does for those without this chronic condition. Throughout the pandemic, there were concerns surrounding whether individuals with Celiac Disease would generate an adequate immune […]

ORF6 Protein in COVID-19
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Kanazawa University research: Researchers identify the dynamic behavior of a key SARS-CoV-2 accessory protein

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters high-speed atomic force microscopy studies that shed light on the possible role of the open reading frame 6 (ORF6) protein COVID19 symptoms. While many countries across the world are experiencing a reprieve from the intense spread of SARS-CoV-2 infections that led to tragic […]

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Wockhardt Hospitals Spearheading the Fight Against Avascular Necrosis in Post-COVID Patients

The global healthcare community is now grappling with the long-term effects of COVID-19, commonly referred to as Long COVID. Among these, Avascular Necrosis (AVN), a condition marked by bone death due to inadequate blood supply to the hip joint, is emerging as a concerning sequela. Wockhardt Hospitals in Mumbai Central have been at the forefront […]

Global Hygiene Council experts discussing the importance of hygiene in pandemic preparedness
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Improved Hygiene Practices Could Combat the Silent Pandemic of Antimicrobial Resistance

In the wake of COVID-19, the Global Hygiene Council (GHC) has released a report emphasizing the importance of home and community hygiene in reducing the incidence of infections and prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). With 4.95 million deaths associated with AMR in 2019, this silent pandemic is expected to claim 10 million lives annually by […]

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The Gamaleya Center study in animals shows the intranasally delivered Sputnik V vaccine induces robust and durable immune response to coronavirus

The Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology (Gamaleya Center) and the Russian Direct Investment Fund announce a publication in Emerging Microbes & Infections, a peer-reviewed medical journal, sharing the results of a study on intranasally delivered Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. The study shows this type of the vaccine induces a strong and durable […]

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Pfizer had been ranked first in its Covid-19 response, patient centricity, patient safety and bringing innovative, high-quality products amongst pharma companies in Asia in the ‘Corporate Reputation of Pharma’ survey by patient groups across the APAC region. Overall, the company is ranked second for its corporate reputation across Asian countries. Pfizer moved up in the […]

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The Gamaleya Center has developed a Delta- and Omicron-adapted Sputnik V vaccine

The Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology (Gamaleya Center) and the Russian Direct Investment Fund announce the development of the Sputnik V vaccine specifically adapted against Delta and Omicron variants of coronavirus.Over the course of the pandemic the Gamaleya Center has been consistently studying the new emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 and adapting Sputnik […]

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Normalisation and withdrawal of COVID restrictions signal a bumper business revival for India’s fitness training industry;
Demand for gyms and yoga classes rise by 234%: Just Dial Consumer Insights

Post COVID, Indians are shifting from a sedentary lifestyle to adopting a more fit and healthy lifestyle as demand for fitness training classes sees a 234% rise (YOY) with Tier-II cities leaping ahead of Tier-I in terms of searches, reveals the latest Just Dial Consumer Insights. India’s fitness training industry has been impacted severely since the outbreak of COVID. […]

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New Report Assesses the Health of India’s Social Sector, Calls on Government and Companies to do More

COVID-19 has highlighted the important role of community organizations within India, with 95% of surveyed organizations directly supporting relief efforts, the highest proportion in Asia. A new social impact study, The Doing Good Index 2022 released by the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) shines a light on how the social sector has been key to […]