Articles by Health- Medicine- Fitness

Tried And Tested

India is a favoured destination for human clinical trials. Unfortunately, poor and illiterate people are exploited as norms are flouted with impunity.

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Voluntary Service

Meet the vaccine volunteers—regular people with extraordinary resolve, helping humanity find a cure for a pandemic that wrecked the planet

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They Took The Shot For You

It takes courage and conviction to be a human test case for an unknown virus and an unproven cure

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‘DATRI Has 4.8 Lakh Donors…Less Than 1% Of India’s Population’

Claudia Rutt, the CFO of DATRI Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry, speaks about the challenges registries face in India.

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Saved By Your Stem Cell

Thalassemia, leukaemia…these were words that only spelt the imminence of a life getting extinguished. But heart-warming stories from stem cell donors promise a better tomorrow.

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A Second Shot At Life

Thalassaemia and blood cancer—the only cure is a bone marrow transplant from a donor, also called stem cell treatment. But where does one find a donor in a country where just a small percentage of men and women have registered to volunteer as stem cell donors?

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‘Feels Like We Are One Family Now’

Actor Sonu Sood speaks about his work for migrants and on ‘Ilaaj India’, a platform he launched to give free medical help to people in need

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The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

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Known Unknowns

To achieve herd immunity in a 1.38 billion population, we need to cover 828 million people! The truth is: it may take years, and we still won’t be sure.

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‘India Will Need Hundreds Of Millions Of Doses’

Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute, says he’s expecting the Indian trials of the Oxford vaccine to be over in January 2021.

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