Category: FM

June 19, 2022 0

Inherited heart disease in children


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


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.

May 13, 2022 0

Roche launches PHESGO in India 

By Team FM

This is the first time that Roche has combined two monoclonal antibodies that can be administered by a single SC injection, reducing chair time for patients by 90 percent.

May 4, 2022 0

Mayo breakthrough in single-lead ECG tracings from an Apple Watch

By CH Unnikrishnan

The single lead ECG tracing gains significance as a standard ECG uses 12 electrode leads strategically placed on a person’s chest, arms and legs to create a tracing used to evaluate the heart’s electrical signals. A previous Mayo research showed that the 12-lead ECG and AI algorithm can identify a weak heart pump. However, this information is useful to clinicians in an office setting.