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Sunday, February 28, 2021



‘The death market’: Oxygen shortage leaves Mexicans to die at home

February 10, 2021 11:51 am

New outbreaks across the globe have stretched the supply of oxygen in hospitals from Los Angeles to Lagos, Nigeria, but in Mexico, the scarcity is being felt inside people’s homes. Mexico’s total number of deaths from COVID is now the third highest worldwide.

Most hospitalised COVID-19 patients have at least one symptom 6 months after falling ill: Study

January 09, 2021 3:35 pm

According to the study, patients with more severe disease performed worse in the six-minute walking test

Punjab govt to step up production of medical oxygen amid surge

September 15, 2020 12:12 pm

In line with this decision, the Health Department has so far issued license to one industrial oxygen supplier in Punjab to manufacture medical Oxygen, while six packaging units have been allowed to package oxygen for medical use.

Oxygen shortage: Several districts in Maharashtra plan own plants

September 13, 2020 10:29 am

An oxygen generation plant uses air, compresses it and purifies it to extract 93 per cent oxygen. In contrast liquid oxygen plants use cryogenic distillation plants to get 99.5 per cent purity.

After inspection at Gotri hospital: Nodal officer to ensure oxygen supply to Vadodara hospitals

September 10, 2020 4:56 am

J P Patel, Assistant Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration department in Vadodara, will now serve as the Nodal Officer for ensuring supply of oxygen to the city hospitals.

Telangana NGOs forced to stop supply of free oxygen cylinders amid crackdown against hoarding 

July 14, 2020 2:48 pm

Social organisations say they have now stopped distribution of oxygen cylinders and this has led to several patients suffering.

World's oceans are losing oxygen rapidly, finds new study

December 10, 2019 9:52 am

The world’s oceans are gasping for breath, a report issued Saturday at the annual global climate talks in Madrid has concluded.

Trivendra Singh Rawat: Italian scientists found that cow exhales 80% oxygen

July 28, 2019 6:57 am

In the video circulated widely earlier this week, Rawat at an event said massaging the cow can cure breathing problems and living in close proximity to the cow can cure tuberculosis too.

Coming soon: Scientists hope to produce Oxygen on Mars for future astronauts

May 14, 2015 4:22 pm

NASA says its goal of landing astronauts on Mars in the 2030s is vital for obtaining evidence of life.

New method to treat high blood pressure

September 04, 2013 2:23 pm

Carotid body seems to be a major culprit in the development,regulation of high blood pressure.