COVID-19, which has affected the lives of people worldwide, has also caused a drop in the life expectancy in India by almost two years, a statistical analysis by scientists of the city-based International Institute for Population Studies (IIPS) said.
COVID-19 vaccines and prior coronavirus infections can provide broad immunity against other, similar coronaviruses, according to a study.
The severe outbreak of COVID-19 in Delhi this year showed that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 can infect previously exposed people through a different variant of the coronavirus, highlighting the challenges of reaching herd immunity against it.
Scientists have identified a gene that impacts the risk of both Alzheimer's disease and severe COVID-19, a finding that could pave the way for new targets for drug development for both the diseases.
Two doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are 90 per cent effective against hospitalisation from the disease for all variants, including Delta, for at least six months, according to a study published in The Lancet journal on Tuesday.
The Indian Space Research Organisation is exploring the possibility of developing a next-generation astronomy satellite, a top official from the space agency has indicated.
A new drug combination can suppress infection by the S-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, according to a study conducted in animals and cell cultures.
Researchers during a recent study made a surprise discovery about how immune ''sentinel'' cells are maintained, which could have implications for drugs in development for cancer treatment.
Infection with the virus that causes COVID-19 may be associated with risk of developing Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare disorder in which a person's immune system attacks the nerves, causing muscle weakness and occasionally paralysis, a study says.
A study of 150 patients hospitalised for COVID in the US at the beginning of the pandemic found that 73 per cent had delirium, a serious disturbance in mental state wherein a person is confused, agitated and unable to think clearly.
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown how SARS-CoV-2 viral proteases attack the host cell, and how this can be targeted to stop virus replication in cell culture using existing drugs.
The Department of Space (DoS) has entered into a Framework MoU with aerospace startup Agnikul Cosmos for access to ISRO facilities and expertise towards the development and testing of subsystems/systems of space launch vehicles.
The European Parliament on Thursday asked the European Union to intensify efforts to stop using animals for scientific research.
A team of international researchers has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can predict how much extra oxygen a COVID-19 patient might need during hospital care.
A link between changes in the menstrual cycle and COVID-19 vaccination is plausible, and must be investigated, according to an editorial published in the peer-reviewed British Medical Journal today.