Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicAsthma

Topic: asthma

Children with poorly controlled asthma need Covid vaccine on priority, study in Lancet says

The study says children aged 5–17 years with poorly controlled asthma are at higher risk of Covid-19 hospital admission compared with those without asthma.

185-year-old paintings reveal new snake species in Tamil Nadu

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Asthma inhalers could reduce severe Covid effects, hospitalisation, study in Lancet reveals

Study by researchers from University of Oxford can explain why Covid patients with chronic respiratory disease are less likely to end up in hospitals.

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Eye on indebted cooperatives, Maharashtra sets up asset reconstruction firm, 1st state to do so

Maha ARC Ltd, incorporated Monday with initial capital of Rs 111 crore, will restructure firms under financial distress that have direct links to state govt. RBI yet to issue licence.

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Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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