Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: epilepsy

Scientist says anti-epilepsy drug can be repurposed for Covid-19, writes to ICMR to test it

ICGEB’s Neel Sarovar Bhavesh says the need of the hour is cooperation between researchers and govt agencies, so that a cure for Covid-19 can be found quickly.

Drug to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder must carry warning about ‘immune system reaction’

Lamotrigine is sold in India under more than 20 brand names, including Lamitor, Lametec, Lamosyn and Lamez.

World’s largest study on newborns with brain injuries begins in India

The research, led by Imperial College London, will study 80,000 pregnant women and monitor their babies for 18 months.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
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.