Driving the Vision of Shilpa Medicare of “Innovating for affordable healthcare”, AXISHIL is being launched to provide global quality Indian Brand with greater affordability to cancer patients," said Sundeip Bhatia, Business Head Formulations India of Shilpa Medicare. … [Read more...] about Shilpa Medicare gains 5% on launch of generic drug for kidney cancer
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6 in 10 think that it is okay to apply ice to a burn. (It is not. Ice increases tissue damage.) 89% do not know that the most common burns come from flames, such as those in grills or fire pit. 1 in 4 think that water is the best way to put out a grill fire. (It is not. A fire extinguisher should be used.) The immediate treatment for a smaller burn is to put the burn in cool (not cold) water, but not large burns. Know that you can always call 9-1-1 and ask what to do. Grill injuries fuel nearly 20,000 ER visits per year, and 10,600 home fires annually, peaking in July. … [Read more...] about Do you know how to treat a burn from sparklers or a grill this July 4th? Most Americans don’t
Further, researchers use supercomputers to figure out by simulation the different shapes formed by the target binding sites and then virtually dock compounds to each shape. In my lab, that procedure has produced experimentally validated hits—chemicals that work—for each of 16 protein targets that physician-scientists and biochemists have discovered over the past few years. These targets were selected because finding compounds that dock with them could result in drugs for treating different diseases, including chronic kidney disease, prostate cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, thrombosis, and bacterial infections. … [Read more...] about Scientists tap the world’s most powerful computers in the race to stop COVID-19
By chance, ER doctor Mirtha Macri and obstetrician Amanda Little-Richardson were pregnant while filming. Their pregnancies form a sort of subplot to the larger drama of the hospital. “We cast the show the year before we started shooting, so it was a surprise,” Shatz says. While Langer and Boockvar can call their families, appease them, and return to their jobs, for the women, separating the personal from the professional can be more difficult. In one scene, Little-Richardson, who is black, talks about the higher mortality rates of pregnant black women. … [Read more...] about The new Netflix doc ‘Lenox Hill’ will make you clap for frontline workers like never before
Clinical trial data is a critical factor in determining whether a vaccine works or not. Though experts say that inactivated vaccine is the established approach, some doubts were raised in March about the safety and efficacy of inactivated whole virus vaccine. Inactivated vaccines used against SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndromme) had led to poorly regulated inflammatory responses or cytokine storms where the immune system overreacts. … [Read more...] about Explained: How did Bharat Biotech emerge as dark horse in race for COVID-19 vaccine?