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DRDO's anti-Covid drug 2-DG effective against all Covid-19 strains, reduces cell death: Study

Hindustan Times 17 Jun 2021
A new study has claimed that 2-DG, the drug against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), is effective against all variants of Covid-19 and even reduces the multiplicity of the SARS-CoV-2 virus ... has not been studied yet.
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Bigger role expected for Syria rebuilding

China Daily 17 Jun 2021
With Western sanctions continuing to pressure Syria, which has been battling a decadelong civil war, China's importance as a global partner for Damascus will increase, said Nagapushpa Devendra, an analyst at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, or MP-IDSA, in New Delhi.
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Exposure to common cold virus may protect from COVID-19: Study

Deccan Chronicle 16 Jun 2021
Triggering these defences early in the course of COVID-19 infection holds promise to prevent or treat the infection, said senior study author, Ellen Foxman, assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine in the US ... The researchers wanted to study this defence system early in the course of COVID-19 infection.
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Exposure to common cold virus may protect from Covid-19: StudyPrevious work showed that at the ...

Deccan Herald 16 Jun 2021
Triggering these defences early in the course of Covid-19 infection holds promise to prevent or treat the infection, said senior study author, Ellen Foxman, assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine in the US ... The researchers wanted to study this defence system early in the course of Covid-19 infection.
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Exposure to common cold virus may help fight COVID-19: Study

Hindustan Times 16 Jun 2021
Triggering these defences early in the course of COVID-19 infection holds promise to prevent or treat the infection, said senior study author, Ellen Foxman, assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine in the US ... The researchers wanted to study this defence system early in the course of COVID-19 infection.
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Common cold virus may protect from Covid-19 infection: Yale medicine professor

Live Mint 16 Jun 2021
Triggering these defences early in the course of COVID-19 infection holds promise to prevent or treat the infection, said senior study author, Ellen Foxman, assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine in the US ... The researchers wanted to study this defence system early in the course of COVID-19 infection.
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DRDO's 2-DG covid drug effective against all variants, claims preliminary study

Live Mint 16 Jun 2021
A new study has claimed that DRDO's anti-COVID drug 2-DG is effective against all variants of COVID-19 and the drug reduces virus multiplication. The study, published on June 15, has not yet been peer-reviewed ... "In this study, we used 2-Deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) to target and inhibit the metabolic reprogramming induced by SARS-CoV-2 infection.
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UPSC NDA II 2021: Know how to score 450+ marks in exam

Indian Express 16 Jun 2021
Being one of the most desirable channels for recruitment as an officer in the Indian defence lineup, the NDA exam is extremely competitive in nature and demands months of organised study to secure a score, good enough to get a seat in one of the defence training institutes.
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The most dangerous man in America, 50 years on

Gulf News 16 Jun 2021
Knowledge, that is, for the sake of knowledge ... The saga began when President Johnson’s Secretary of Defence Robert S. McNamara had commissioned a study of the history of American relations with Vietnam between 1945 and 1967 ... Gelb in turn persuaded Ellsberg, along with other up-and-coming PhDs, to write chapters in the 47-volume study ... The Secret War” ... .
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How the common cold can combat Covid-19

The National 15 Jun 2021
"There appears to be a viral sweet spot at the beginning of Covid-19, during which the virus replicates exponentially before it triggers a strong defence response," said Ellen Foxman, assistant professor of laboratory medicine and immunobiology at the Yale School of Medicine and senior author of the study.
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Work on Trichy RoBsoon as deadlock on defence land ends

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021
To assess its suitability, a board of officers from field units of the army, defence estate and state highways department studied the compensatory land in April. Since the compensatory land is adjacent to the defence land, the board was said to have been convinced.
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Mental health of women has higher association with dietary factors

Urdu Point 15 Jun 2021
Lina Begdache, assistant professor of health and wellness studies at Binghamton University, had previously published research on diet and mood that suggests that a high-quality diet improves mental health ... Based on this study and others, diet and exercise may be the first line of defence against mental distress in mature women, said Begdache.
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Immunity lasts at least a year after infection, gets stronger after jab: Study

Hindustan Times 14 Jun 2021
Antibodies and immune memory among people who contract Covid-19 remains stable up from six months to a year, and they get even better protection when vaccinated, according to a study published on Monday, which also found the body’s defences to have evolved over time to offer protection from mutations.
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One year after Galwan, India-China tensions continue: Expert

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021
The Defence Research and Studies (DRaS) recently conducted an online discussion on PLA’s capabilities with Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd) ... Experts also say that military modernisation is important for India’s defence against China in the region.
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NZ spy boss warning: Mosque shootings could inspire another extremist

NewstalkZB 14 Jun 2021
Historian Dr John Battersby of Massey University's Centre for Defence and Security Studies warned that the next terror attack is a matter of "when rather than if" and that New Zealand needs to be mindful that the last terror attack may not help prevent the next one ... Studies.
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