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Old people more susceptible to Covid variants, even if vaccinated, says study

The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

22 Jul 2021 9:22 AM

Clouds will amplify global warming by reflecting less heat, study warns

The research is the strongest evidence so far that clouds will amplify global heating over the long term

20 Jul 2021 12:07 PM

Here's why you should not skip the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

As per a study by Stanford University School of Medicine, the second dose induces a powerful boost to broad antiviral protection

20 Jul 2021 9:00 AM

New study suggests COVID-19 virus piggybacks only black carbon emission

The study is based on data collected from Delhi, from September to December 2020

18 Jul 2021 11:45 AM

Just 7 per cent of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

Scientists already know that modern people share some DNA with Neanderthals, but different people share different parts of the genome

17 Jul 2021 2:06 PM

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BioNTech produces 10 times more antibodies than China's Sinovac: study

Those who received Sinovac had 'similar or lower' levels of antibodies to those seen in patients who caught and fought off the disease

16 Jul 2021 12:16 PM

Coffee might decrease chances of getting Covid: Study

The study also concluded that coffee consumption lowered the risk of pneumonia amongst the elderly

13 Jul 2021 1:23 PM

Sputnik V gives 90 per cent protection against Delta strain, says scientist

Russia became the first country in the world to register a vaccine against the coronavirus, dubbed Sputnik V, in August 2020

11 Jul 2021 12:00 PM

ISRO swinging back to full action; plans to launch geo imaging satellite on August 12

The launch was later expected in April and then in May but the campaign could not be taken up due to lockdown in parts of the country

10 Jul 2021 5:17 PM

Scientists find new drug target to treat coronavirus, fight future pandemic

The latest study provides critical information that could aid drug development against future coronaviruses as well as SARS-CoV-2

08 Jul 2021 1:19 PM

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut COVID-19 risk by 91 per cent: Study

The mRNA vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna contain genetic instructions for our cells to make the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2

07 Jul 2021 3:57 PM

Pfizer Covid vaccine induces 'good' immune response against coronavirus variants

The group of recovered COVID-19 patients comprised 50 volunteers, aged 19-93, with 33 among them females and 17 males

05 Jul 2021 3:54 PM

New post-infection treatment for COVID-19 identified

The research team modified GC376 using a tool called deuteration to test its efficacy against SARS-CoV-2

05 Jul 2021 12:58 PM

Large-scale drug analysis reveals potential new COVID-19 antivirals

While COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out, there are still few drug options that can be used to treat patients with the virus

04 Jul 2021 9:16 AM

Delta variant is dangerous and is continuing to evolve and mutate: WHO chief

Delta variant is expected to rapidly outcompete other variants and become the dominant variant over the coming months

03 Jul 2021 11:07 AM

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Final analysis of Covaxin efficacy out; 65.2 per cent effective against Delta

The efficacy analysis demonstrates Covaxin to be 93.4 per cent effective against severe symptomatic COVID-19 cases

03 Jul 2021 10:50 AM

Will one dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine protect me?

There’s a concern the shots eventually might lose their effectiveness if variants evolve enough

02 Jul 2021 1:02 PM

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine shows promising signs against Delta variant

According to the company report, the vaccine generated strong, persistent activity against the Delta variant

02 Jul 2021 9:17 AM

Novel face mask developed by MIT, Harvard can detect COVID-19 infection

The mask design has embedded tiny, disposable sensors that can be fitted into other face masks

01 Jul 2021 8:02 AM

Covaxin neutralises both Alpha, Delta variants of Covid-19: US top health institute

COVAXIN comprises a disabled form of SARS-CoV-2 that cannot replicate but still stimulates the immune system to make antibodies

30 Jun 2021 8:01 AM

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