Author: FM

June 19, 2022 0

Inherited heart disease in children

By FM

The estimated number of children to be born with a heart defect in India is more than two lakh per year. Though about 85 to 95 percent of these children survive into adulthood due to better surgical and non-surgical techniques, they need to understand heritability and passing on of the disease to the next generation when they enter into the reproductive age group.

May 15, 2022 0

Harnessing the power of synthetic lipids in drug delivery

By FM

Progress in synthetic lipid nanoparticle-based delivery systems has led to the development of robust drug delivery systems. As seen in the new mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine delivery systems, the synthetic lipid nanoparticles are providing stability throughout the delivery process and helping generate a stronger immunogenic response.

August 9, 2021 0

India: New covid cases at 36,036 on Sunday

By FM

India reported 36,036 new COVID-19 incidences on Sunday. With as many as 447 fatalities were recorded on the day, the overall number of deaths reported in the country due to the pandemic escalated to 4,27,401.

August 7, 2021 0

Medics oppose AYUSH internship for MBBS

By FM

The mandatory internship for MBBS students proposed by National Medical Commission (NMC) in AYUSH streams has drawn sharp reactions from allopathic practitioners and students of modern medicine.

August 7, 2021 0

“Robotic surgery has huge benefits for surgeons”

By FM

In an interaction with Divya Choyikutty, she speaks about the latest medical technologies in gynaec-oncology and the new programmes she is involved with for creating qualified gynaecologists, and shares her experience in the field.