Sunday, 29 May, 2022
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TopicAntibiotic resistance

Topic: Antibiotic resistance

There’s a silent pandemic going on. And Indian govt and states are racing to curb it

Untreated hospital wastewater is a heady cocktail of antibiotics and other drugs, and can be a hotspot for drug-resistant pathogens known as superbugs.

A new problem for coronavirus pandemic will be rise of superbugs in hospitals

Emerging data suggests that more than 90% of Covid-19 patients are also receiving antibacterial treatment. It increases threat of drug-resistance bacteria.

Antibiotic in human skin can beat superbugs. Now scientists have a way to put it to use

According to a study published in Cell Reports, Indian scientists have discovered a way to stimulate skin cells to secrete antimicrobial peptides.

Why antibiotic resistance is a health crisis, and how WHO is tackling it globally

Antibiotic resistance is increasingly becoming a public health problem globally, requiring structural and individual changes.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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