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COVID19

Bengaluru | Apr 13, 2022
The emerging association between COVID-19 and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Review of evidence shows that rheumatoid arthritis and COVID-19 affect the human body through similar chemical mechanisms.

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Bengaluru | Mar 2, 2022
In Quest for Building Better Healthcare – Dr Chandrasekhar Nair

Infosys Prize 2021 Laureate, Dr Chandrasekhar Nair shares his views about using technology in medicine and healthcare

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Kanpur | Oct 25, 2021
Silent receptors discovered to be not so silent

Researchers have shown that two receptors previously known as ‘silent receptors’ are not truly silent and that they signal via a different mechanism than was expected.

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Mumbai | Jan 21, 2021
New study reveals how effectively the novel coronavirus spreads through coughs

Researchers study the spread of a cough cloud containing SARS-CoV-2.

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Ahmedabad | Nov 18, 2020
Study finds challenges posed by COVID-19 for stroke care in India

Study has found that the lockdown widened the challenges of stroke care in the country.

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New Delhi | Oct 12, 2020
In preparation of post-COVID India, here’s who are most vulnerable

Study calculates vulnerability indices of districts in India for future planning.

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Bengaluru | Jul 8, 2020
Simple tips can help people identify online fake news, shows study

A recent study has shown that imparting digital literacy can help people identify online fake news. The study, involving researchers from the United States of America, the United Kingdom and India, conducted surveys in the United States and India, where online fake news has become rampant in past years.

 

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Mumbai | Jun 25, 2020
What influences coronaviruses’ survival on different surfaces?

Researchers from IIT Bombay find how temperature, humidity and properties of different surfaces influence the evaporation rates of respiratory droplets infected with COVID-19.

 

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Bengaluru | Jun 23, 2020
Tackling India’s post-COVID-19 challenges through science

COVID-19, the pandemic that has shaken the world, will perhaps change our lives forever. Often, we now talk of a ‘pre-COVID’ world, where business was as usual, and a ‘post-COVID’ world which is the new normal. While the disease, caused by a tiny virus, has affected millions, it has also brought to fore some often-ignored challenges and opportunities to build a better tomorrow. Science has been in the forefront, driving these monumental changes across the world—from understanding the virus and designing a vaccine, to throwing insights on how we could prepare for and prevent the next pandemic.

 

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Bengaluru | Apr 28, 2020
SIR and SEIR Models of Infectious Diseases

Research Matters is happy to bring you this article as part of the series on Mathematical Modeling and Data Analysis by the Mathematical Modeling team of Indian Scientists' Response to Covid-19 (ISRC). The second part of this series is on SIR and SEIR Models of Infectious Diseases. 

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