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  • The Nobel prize in medicine 2021 for discoveries of temperature and touch receptors

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  • India have to recognize Pharmacist to become top healthcare provider

    Healthcare system is a combination of pharmaceutical industries; healthcare professionals which include doctors, nurses, pharmacists, lab technicians, nutritionists etc; sanitisation providers; infrastructure and patients, which is most important.

    Everybody wants to be on the top. And definitely we want to see India as a healthcare leader. In fact, there are many talks you may have heard or read many articles on. Now when we are talking about winning a race, first we need to understand that, are we racing?

  • Know about Pulse Oximeter, How it works and Factors affecting

    The pulse oximeter, which is used for evaluating the oxygen status of patients in a variety of clinical settings, has become an house-hold instrument in this COVID-19 pandemic. It is a way to measure how much oxygen is carrying in blood by using a small device called a pulse oximeter, blood oxygen level can be checked without needing to be stuck with a  needle. The blood oxygen level measured with an oximeter is called your oxygen saturation level. This is a percentage of how much oxygen your blood is carrying compared to the maximum it is capable of carrying.

  • Good intention and courage can win business battles- CVS Pharmacy decision turned loss in to profit

    When we are residing in India, many of us may not aware about the CVS Pharmacy. CVS Pharmacy is currently the largest pharmacy chain in the United States by number of locations 9,900 plus. Its parent company ranks as the 7th largest U.S. corporation by FY2017 revenues in the Fortune 500.

  • Atezolizumab and other immune-stimulatory anti-cancer drugs: risk of severe cutaneous adverse reactions

    Cases of severe cutaneous adverse reactions, including Stevens-Johnsons syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), have been reported in patients treated with immune-stimulatory anti-cancer drugs, including atezolizumab. Advise patients to be vigilant for the signs of severe skin reactions and to seek urgent medical advice if they occur.

  • CAR - T cell therapy, new milestone for India

    The Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy has emerged as a breakthrough in cancer treatment. Clinical trials conducted globally have shown promising results in end stage patients, especially in patients suffering from Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Though this technology has a remarkable therapeutic potential for cancer patients, at present this technology is not available in India. Each patient's CAR-T cell therapy costs 3-4 crore (INR).

  • Basil (Tulsi) in Cosmetics

    Vinay Kumar SinghAbout Author
    Vinay Kumar Singh.  
    Head-Formulation
    Kumar Organic Products Research Centre Pvt. Ltd.,
    Bengaluru

  • What is Mucormycosis, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Mucormycosis, previously called zygomycosis, is a serious but rare fungal infection caused by a group of molds called mucormycetes. These molds live throughout the environment. Mucormycosis mainly affects people who have health problems or take medicines that lower the body’s ability to fight germs and sickness. It most commonly affects the sinuses or the lungs after inhaling fungal spores from the air. It can also occur on the skin after a cut, burn, or other type of skin injury.

  • Herbal Extracts

    Vinay Kumar SinghAbout Author
    Vinay Kumar Singh.  
    Head-Formulation
    Kumar Organic Products Research Centre Pvt. Ltd.,
    Bengaluru

  • How SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cells to evade immune system

    Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered one way in which SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, hijacks human cell machinery to blunt the immune response, allowing it to establish infection, replicate and cause disease.

    In short, the virus' genome gets tagged with a special marker by a human enzyme that tells the immune system to stand down, while at the same time ramping up production of the surface proteins that SARS-CoV-2 uses as a "doorknob" to enter cells.

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