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Cadila Pharma launches esomeprazole tablets in India | Serum neurofilament light chain acts as biomarker for detecting brain injury | Subclinical hypothyroidism may play a significant role in miscarriage, infertility | Gilead begins clinical studies of an inhaled version of remdesivir in COVID=19 patients | Oxymetazoline 0.1% solution receives US FDA nod for treatment of ptosis | COVID-19 can affect brain causing delirium, stroke or rare brain inflammation | India sees spike of 26,550 new cases on Thursday; COVID tally at 7.94 lakh | Reusable personal protective equipment launched | Takeda launches vedolizumab for treating inflammatory bowel diseases in India | Partnership with Japan would boost medical devices manufacturing in India: GlobalData | FDA clears fostemsavir for treatment-resistant HIV infection | Vitamin K analogue acts as a potential treatment for pharmacoresistant seizures | Baxter India gets CDSCO approval for Oxiris Filter Set use in critical COVID-19 patients | India COVID-19 tally at 7.42 lakh; Govt projects recovery rate at 61.53% | DCGI approves dapagliflozin for heart failure | US FDA warns against methanol contamination and serious toxicity in hand sanitisers | Zydus Cadila receives DCGI nod for human clinical trials | Emcure launches sucroferric oxyhydroxide generic in India | Delhi to setup plasma bank for COVID-19 patients | Virus deactivating face mask from Indian techie new hope in COVID fight | Roche’s Elecsys IL-6 test to support early detection of respiratory failure in high-risk COVID-19 patients | MIT researchers develop strong detachable surgical adhesive | Tongue bacteria may aid in diagnosing heart failure: Study | COVID deaths in India reaches 14,011; Daily new cases, fatalities on a constant rise | Cipla, Hetero Drugs receives emergency marketing approval for remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment | India witnesses highest single-day spike of 15,413 new cases; Total tally at 4.1lakhs | Glenmark launches favipiravir for treatment of COVID-19 in India | Record spike in new cases at 14,516 on Friday; Total confirmed cases in India to touch 4 lakh soon | Umifenovir gets nod for phase III clinical trial against COVID-19 in India | Daily spike in cases march towards 14K; India COVID tally at 3,80,532 | WHO completely halts HCQ trial; Advises cautious approach on dexamethasone | Record spike in new COVID cases and deaths on Wednesday; India tally to touch 3.67 lakh | ICMR approves antigen-based test kit for detection of COVID-19 | India COVID tally crosses 3.5 lakh; Death toll nears 12,000 | Heart failure mortality risk is higher than that of cancer in India; NHFR Study | Females in India might have a higher COVID death risk than males: Study | Oral suspension of dolutegravir receives US FDA approval for paediatric HIV patients | US FDA clears vidofludimus for phase 2 trial to treat COVID-19 | About 40-45% COVID-19 cases may be asymptomatic: Study | COVID-19 cases spike to 10,911 on Thursday morning | NIH to study single-dose azithromycin for prevention of maternal and infant sepsis | AstraZeneca expands capacity to produce 2 bn doses of Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine | Sun Pharma gets DCGI nod for testing nafamostat against COVID-19 | Ortho Clinical Diagnostics launches two COVID-19 antibody tests with 100% specificity claim | Niramai launches at-home screening service for breast cancer detection | Plant-derived drug for COVID19 enters phase 2 clinical trial | Relebactam combo receives FDA approval for treating nosocomial pneumonia | Acalabrutinib may reduce ‘cytokine storm’ in severe COVID-19 patients: Study | WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine trial to evaluate its efficacy against COVID-19 | India’s COVID death toll crosses 6000 mark; infection cases touch 2.17 lakh | Tata Sons partners with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute to make RT-LAMP based Covid-19 test kit | Oriahnn cleared for treating heavy menstrual bleeding due to fibroids | MedGenome enhances infectious disease portfolio with focus on TB and COVID | Glenmark to test efficacy of favipiravir and umifenovir combination against COVID-19 | USFDA clears solifenacin succinate for neurogenic detrusor overactivity in children | Interferon-α2b can improve COVID-19 treatment outcomes: Study | Dr Reddy’s Labs launches generic obeticholic acid in India | Nanoparticle-based RNA extraction kit for detection of COVID-19 is set to be commercially launched | India to chair WHO executive board; Dr Harsh Vardhan to take charge on May 22 | Psychological impact of COVID-19 on ophthalmologists high: Study | Centre extends lockdown till May 31; Number of new COVID-19 cases spike to a new high | UK’s Covid vaccine successful in monkeys, enters human trial | Scientists develop injectable silk fibroin-based hydrogel for sustained insulin delivery in diabetic patients | HVTN starts trials to assess immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection | COVID-19 impact: Private hospitals to report 50% drop in April, May revenues | Book Air Ambulance launches India’s first affordable air ambulance services |