Thursday, January 20, 2022


Indigenously developed blood test to detect early breast cancer gets USFDA breakthrough status

Hyderabad: A Nashik-based cancer diagnostic research facility Datar Cancer Genetics has announced that US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted ‘breakthrough designation’ for...

Dr Batra’s launch bio-engineered hair fall treatment

Combining homeopathy and biological growth factors, this bio-engineered treatment is a non-invasive, natural, Platelet Rich Plasma treatment and has also been approved by the FDA

Pfizer, Moderna Covid shots generate lasting immunity

Even 15 weeks after the first dose, eight of 10 people still had detectable germinal centers containing B cells targeting the virus.

Study identifies possible Covid drugs

The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, screened thousands of existing drugs and drug-like molecules for their ability to inhibit the replication of the Covid-19-causing coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.

US Food and Drug Administration authorises Amazon’s Covid-19 test kit

Amazon plans to use the real-time RT-PCR Test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 as part of the company's overall preparedness and response programme.

US FDA approves emergency use of J&J Covid-19 vaccine

The authorisation allows the vaccine to be distributed in the US for use in individuals 18 years of age and older, the FDA said on Saturday.

People should overcome vaccine hesitancy: FDA official

“Many people wonder how we’ve done in less than a year what usually takes at least 4-5 years. It is through getting rid of the dead space," said Dr Peter Marks, director of CBER, FDA

Philippines approves emergency use of Sinovac’s Covid vaccine

China's Sinovac Biotech is the third vaccine maker that was given the green light by the FDA, Xinhua reported.

Moderna vaccine set for imminent US approval, as Europe battles surge

The European Union is under massive pressure to approve potential vaccines after Britain and the United States began rolling out a drug produced by Pfizer and BioNtech.

US sets 24-hour records with over 3,700 Covid deaths, 250,000 new cases

Health officials had feared the US Thanksgiving holiday in late November would lead to a fresh outbreak of the novel coronavirus after millions of Americans traveled to join friends and family.

US experts vote to approve Pfizer vaccine

With northern hemisphere countries hit by a pandemic winter surge, Britain this week became the first Western country to roll out the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Moderna plans 100 million Covid vaccine doses in early 2021

Moderna also confirmed that it expects to have 20 million vaccine doses available in the US by the end of 2020.

Pfizer/BioNTech to seek emergency vaccine approval in US on Friday

The scientific head of the US operation to develop a vaccine, Moncef Slaoui said Monday that the green light would probably come in December.

US approves first rapid home Covid-19 test

The test is designed to be affordable and is intended to cost less than $50, according to the Lucira Health website.

This device uses Apple Watch to address nightmare disorder

The device targets adults 22 years or older who suffer from nightmare disorder or have nightmares from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the FDA said on Friday.

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