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National Doctor’s Day 2020: Theme, History and Objectives

Jul 1, 2020
National Doctor's Day 2020: It is celebrated on 1st July to acknowledge the contributions of doctor's humane service to mankind. Why is National Doctor's Day celebrated on 1st July? Let us have a look at history, significance and theme of 2020.   legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

World Asteroid Day 2020: History, Significance, Tunguska event and Key Facts

Jun 30, 2020
World Asteroid Day 2020: It is celebrated on 30 June to spread awareness in public about the asteroid impact hazard. What are asteroids and Tunguska event? Let us have a look at the history and significance of the day.     

India's First Plasma Bank: All you need to know

Jun 29, 2020
To fight with the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced to launch India's first Plasma Bank in a city. Let us read in detail about it!

What is Second wave of COVID-19?

Jun 29, 2020
As we know that various countries in the world are fighting with COVID-19 pandemic including India. About 120,000 Americans have lost lives from the novel coronavirus and around 504,410 have died so far in the world. But there are worrisome as COVID-19 recent reported cases are increases in some countries again. Is this a 'second wave' of COVID-19?   What is the second wave of COVID-19? Let us have a look!

What is the science behind social distancing?

Jun 25, 2020
During the time of COVID-19, "social distancing" and "quarantine" terms became familiar. Everyone wants to know will social distancing may slow the spread of COVID-19 and how much social distancing is important? What is the science behind social distancing? Let us find out!  

Annular Solar Eclipse 2020: Date, Schedule, Timings in India and Key Facts to know about Surya Grahan

Jun 21, 2020
Annular Solar Eclipse 2020: This is the first Solar Eclipse of the year and is known as Annular Solar Eclipse. On 21 June, 2020, India is going to witness the deepest Annular Solar Eclipse. Do you know about the timings, schedule of Solar Eclipse, types of Solar Eclipse etc? Let us have a look!        

Dexamethasone: Know about the World’s first life saving COVID-19 drug

Jun 19, 2020
The whole world is suffering from COVID-19 pandemic, several trials are going on for the treatment of coronavirus where Dexamethasone can be life-saver and can prevent ventilation stage in COVID-19 cases. Let us read in detail about Dexamethasone, how it works, and about the study related to Dexamethasone.

Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse 2020: 9 Interesting Facts

Jun 17, 2020
On June 21, India will witness its deepest annual solar eclipse of the century in Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand. However, the rest of India will witness a partial solar eclipse.    

Do you know about the rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19?

Jun 16, 2020
Antigen Kit has been approved by ICMR that gives COVID-19 test results in 30 minutes. Let us study in detail about antigen kit and how it works?

What is the Nuclear Doctrine of India?

Jun 16, 2020
Nuclear Doctrine of India: The basic principle of India's Nuclear Doctrine is "No First Use". The basic theme of India's Nuclear Doctrine is "No First Use". Read this article to know the full details of the Nuclear Doctrine of India.

List of Nuclear Power Plants in India 2020

Jun 12, 2020
Tarapur Atomic Power Plant-1 (TAPS-1) was the first Nuclear power plant in India. This plant is situated in Boisar, Maharastra since Oct-1969. At present, India has 22 operating reactors in 7 nuclear power plants with an installed capacity of 6780 MWe.

What is Surgisphere COVID-19 Data Scandal?

Jun 10, 2020
Recently, two prestigious and most trusted medical journals namely The Lancet and the New England of Journal Medicine (NEJM) retracted their articles. The reason behind it is the data of Surgisphere. Let us have a look in detail about the Surgisphere COVID-19 Data Scandal.

NASA's watch widget reveals: 5 Asteroids will flypast Earth in next four days

Jun 8, 2020
NASA's watch widget reveals that five asteroids will flypast Earth in the next four days. Let us read in detail.

List of important hormones and their functions

Jun 5, 2020
Hormones are the body's chemical messengers. They help tissues or organs to do their work via travelling through the bloodstream. There are several types of hormones that act on different aspects of bodily functions. Let us have a look at the important hormones and their functions.    

What is Ebola Virus: History, Cause, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Jun 3, 2020
New Ebola outbreak is detected in Wangata health zone, Mbandaka, in Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Do you know what is Ebola Virus, its history, symptoms and treatment? Let us study in detail.  

10 Important facts about Ebola Virus

Jun 3, 2020
The Democratic Republic of Congo Government announced a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Wangata health zone, Mbandaka, in Equateur province. Do you know about the Ebola Virus? Let us have a look at some important facts of the Ebola virus.

What are T-cells and their role to fight against COVID-19?

May 20, 2020
The immune system of our body defends against infection or fight against diseases. A study suggests that people infected with the coronavirus carry immune cells known as T cells that can help to fight against infection. Let us study about T cells in detail and about the research.

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day/ World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020

May 18, 2020
World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020: It is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD). The day is observed on 18 May every year and provide an opportunity to educate communities about the importance of preventive HIV vaccine research. As effective and safe preventive HIV vaccine will help to end the HIV pandemic. Let us study about AIDS, HIV Vaccine.    

World Hypertension Day 2020: Current Theme, Significance, Signs and Risks of Hypertension

May 17, 2020
World Hypertension Day (WHD) 2020: It is observed on 17 May every year. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, World Hypertension League (WHL) has announced that it will postpone the celebration of World Hypertension Day (WHD) until 10 October, 2020. Let us read more about World Hypertension Day, its 2020 theme, hypertension disease, its causes, symptoms and prevention.  

National Dengue Day: Dengue Fever, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

May 16, 2020
National Dengue Day: It is observed on 16 May in India to create awareness about dengue, how is it caused, preventive measures and methods to control the disease in the country. Let us study in detail about Dengue and some facts related to it.  

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