Tag Archives: covid-19

What is 2-DG and how does it work?

By | May 20, 2021

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) recently approved a drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) for emergency use, as a adjunct therapy in treating moderate to severe cases of Covid-19. This drug is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in collaboration with Dr. Reddy’s laboratories in Hyderabad, helped faster recovery of hospitalized patients and… Read More »

Covid-19 vaccination – Points to remember

By | April 28, 2021

In India, everyone above the age of 18 can register themselves for getting Covid-19 vaccination from tomorrow. Currently, only people above the age of 45 years are eligible to take the vaccine. From May 1st everyone above the age of 18 will be allowed to take vaccination. How to get Vaccinated : Register yourself on… Read More »

RT-PCR and Significance of CT value

By | April 23, 2021

Everywhere we hear about RT-PCR test these days. Reverse Transcription Polymerase chain reaction (RT PCR) test is required to confirm , if one is Covid-19 positive or negative. Different types of PCR : PCR : Polymerase chain reaction is one of widely used molecular biology technique to amplify and detect Deoxy ribo nucleic acid (DNA)… Read More »

Vaccines for Covid-19 in India

By | April 22, 2021

India is currently witnessing a huge surge in number of covid-19 ( caused by Sars Cov-2 ) positives cases with more than 314,000 new cases registered yesterday. Hospitals are working under lot of stress with lack of available beds and supply of oxygen is at critical stages in many big cities like Delhi, Mumbai and… Read More »

Nitric oxide nasal spray from Sanotize – Possible treatment for covid-19

By | April 15, 2021

Canadian Biotech company Sanotize had recently finished phase II clinical trials for NORS – A Nitric oxide nasal spray which has the potential to treat for Covid-19. In the recent past Sanotize, managed to demonstrate the potential of NORS in eradicating the viruses responsible for causing Influenza and H1N1. In a bid to demonstrate the… Read More »