Daily Archives: 19/03/2023


Simmi Waraich SUBSTANCE use — mainly harmful use and dependence — has emerged as a major problem all over the world and countries are grappling with policies and reforms. As such, Anirudh Kala’s book, ‘Most of What You Know about Addiction is Wrong’, is a pertinent read, not only for policymakers but laypersons as well. […]


Covid-19 threat expected to become on par with flu this year, says WHO

Covid-19 threat expected to become on par with flu this year, says WHO The World Health Organization is considering downgrading covid-19 from a public health emergency of international concern, its highest level of alert, as the coronavirus is now less likely to cause serious illness or overload healthcare services By Clare Wilson 17 March 2023 Covid-19 […]

Do Masks Work? Yes. No. Maybe.

Do Masks Work? It’s a Question of Physics, Biology, and Behavior. A recent review from a prominent scientific source has reignited the debate over masks. There are no easy answers. Top: A man wearing a mask below his nose sits at an outdoor table in Times Square, New York City, in August 2020. Visual: Alexi […]

101,043 MBBS, 45,471 MD, MS, PG Diploma, 4,997 SS seats available across 660 medical colleges in India

By – Garima Published On 2023-03-18 12:00 GMT   |   Update On 2023-03-18 12:00 GMT New Delhi: Providing the current total of all medical seats and institutes in the country, the Health Ministry has released a complete breakup pointing out a significant increase in the seat matrix across all states/UTs. According to the data […]