HEALTH

India to roll out quick and cheap coronavirus paper test

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with scientists hopeful it will help turn the tide on the...

India posts lowest daily new coronavirus cases in nearly three months

India posted its lowest daily coronavirus caseload in nearly three months, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesday, as new cases maintained decreasing...

Half of Indians may have had coronavirus by February, govt panel estimates

At least half of India's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a...

Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to begin trial of intranasal COVID-19 vaccine soon

Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech are expected to pursue late stage clinical trials of intranasal COVID-19 vaccines in the coming months once...

Delhi residents worry about toxic mix of pollution, COVID-19

Families in Delhi with pre-existing health conditions such as asthma are stocking up on oxygen cylinders and pulse oximeters, fearing that the city's worsening...

Kitchen diaries of a culinary queen

MASTER CHEF DIPNA ANAND TALKS ABOUT HER COOKING PASSION, TOP TIPS AND HEALTHY EATING IN LOCKDOWN by MITA MISTRY A MASSIVELY popular pastime during the Covid-19...

India’s children face lifelong health burden of climate change: Lancet Report  

Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation of children, particularly in India, due to food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and deadly...
Rogue Surgeon

Iraqi woman undergoes surgery for removal of 53 stones

A 66-YEAR-OLD IRAQI woman got a new lease of life after undergoing an operation at a hospital here for removal of 53 stones from...

UK-India Robot Encourages Handwashing Among School Children

AN INDIA-UK joint research collaboration has yielded a robot that encourages kids to wash their hands at a remote primary school in southern India. The...