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Antibody therapies offer hope

Antibody therapies offer hope

Unfortunately, antibody therapies are currently receiving less attention in the European Commission's Coronavirus Global Response

By : Michel Goldman & Michel D. Kazatchkine As many countries progressively relax their Covid-19 containment measures, preventing a renewed spread of the coronavirus from emerging infection clusters will be key to controlling the pandemic. And this will require the world to develop innovative new treatments. So far, policymakers have relied on non-pharmaceutical interventions such […]

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Boost critical care to save lives from the virus

Boost critical care to save lives from the virus

Was it possible that ventilators, the much-politicised medical devices widely seen as a lifeline for severely ill Covid-19 patients, were being overused?

By: Yvan Prkachin & Lisa De Boder As Covid-19 began to lay siege to New York City’s hospitals in March, a small but consequential debate broke out in American emergency rooms and intensive care units: Was it possible that ventilators, the much-politicised medical devices widely seen as a lifeline for severely ill Covid-19 patients, were […]

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Growing trend of suicides in societies

Growing trend of suicides in societies

Let us dare to dream and strive for its realization. Let us live this life for ourselves and for our dear ones.    

By: Muneeb Afzal Suicide has become one of the major causes of death in India as well as across the globe. Every year hundreds of thousands of people across the world abruptly cut their lives short by committing suicide. Instead of coming to terms with their circumstances, they choose the path of death as a […]

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Learn to live with the virus, prepare for a second wave

Learn to live with the virus, prepare for a second wave

Without a systematic, holistic approach, leaders will continue to miss important pieces of the puzzle

By: Michael Ferrari/Parag Khanna/Spencer Wells The Covid-19 crisis has caused scientists, governments, and public-health experts to scramble to understand the relationship between the transmission of zoonotic diseases (those that jump from animals to humans) and environmental variability, patterns of human mobility, and commerce. In the process, it has become painfully clear how much we have […]

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The COVID – Stroke Relationship:  Younger patients developing stroke

The COVID – Stroke Relationship:  Younger patients developing stroke

By: Dr Vipul Gupta As seen globally, it is known that the COVID infection affects the lungs and the respiratory tract leading to breathing problems, but a lesser known fact is that, the infection also involves the brain and the nervous system in many of the patients. Recent studies are evident enough to reveal that […]

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Let’s stop Kashmir from going the Punjab way!

Let’s stop Kashmir from going the Punjab way!

By: Mehraj Malik Is Kashmir going Punjab way? As of now the situation may not be that grave, but if the data on increasing substance- and drug-abuse is anything to go by, the situation here is far more alarming that what is believed. Any place with more than 70,000 of its young people involved in […]

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Virtual Education in times of Corona

Virtual Education in times of Corona

By: Mudasir Ali Since the outbreak of this deadly COVID-19, countries have announced lockdown for controlling the pandemic and as a result business establishments, government and private offices, restautants, hotels and parks as well as educational institutions have remained shut to attenuate number of positive cases. People, in general, showed cooperation and continue to do […]

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Sino-Indian Conflict Has Its Roots in the Emergence of the Two Nations

Sino-Indian Conflict Has Its Roots in the Emergence of the Two Nations

A clue to the future of Sino-Indian relations lies in the different ways the two ancient civilizations came out of their respective cocoons into the modern world in 1947 and 1948. Indifference to the debates in British Parliament preceding the Indian Independence Act in July 1947 may lead to faulty conclusions. Prime Minister Clement Atlee’s […]

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Preventing skin damage due to face masks!

Preventing skin damage due to face masks!

By: Shahnaz Husain Let’s face it- face masks are going to be a part of our life for a while.   Masks play a vital role in reducing the spread of the coronavirus and have become important safety measures of our daily routine activities when you are out and about in public spaces for various reasons. […]

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Living societies do not treat teachers like this!

Living societies do not treat teachers like this!

By: Mansoor Malik Teaching is one of the most respectful and valuable professions in the world. In Islam, this profession has more importance as our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) introduced himself as a teacher. Allah says in the Holy Quran “We have sent among you a Messenger of your own, rehearsing to you Our verses, and […]

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