Russian Direct Investment Fund, Stelis Biopharma join hands to supply 200M Sputnik V vax doses

Moscow | The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Indian pharmaceutical firm Stelis Biopharma on Friday announced its partnership to produce and supply a minimum of 200 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19. The agreement between RDIF and Stelis Biopharma was reached under the aegis of Enso Healthcare LLP (part of Enso […]

Health tips to prevent ‘diabesity’

New Delhi: Globally, one in 11 adults aged between 20-79 years have diabetes, says International Diabetes Federation. Diabetes is a chronic, progressive and damaging lifelong disease. Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body produces insulin but it doesn’t respond to it normally. Glucose is unable to enter the cells to supply energy (a […]

Pap smear tests: At what age and how often?

New Delhi: Being the second most common cancer in women between the age group of 15 and 44 years of age, the awareness towards cervical cancer and its screening is miniscule in our country. Cervical cancer is a completely preventable disease because of its well defined, long pre-malignant phase and it can be detected easily […]

Obese people at greater risk of Covid-19 complications: Study

New York: New research adds to the growing body of evidence that Covid-19 pandemic disproportionately affecting people with obesity around the globe. Obesity is an emerging independent risk factor for susceptibility to and severity of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). It is increasingly being recognised as a predisposing factor in Covid-19. After several studies found strong link between Covid-19 […]