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Jun 27, 2017
GST from 1 July: Drug pricing regulator releases ceiling price of 761 medicinesNational Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said that the actual increase or decrease in prices after the rollout of new indirect tax regime is expected to be in be in the range of 2-3 per cent depending on states
Jun 07, 2017
WHO categorises antibiotics to promote rational use, combat anti-microbial resistanceIn a significant revision of antibiotics in the essential medicines' list, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended grouping the drugs into three categories on the basis of their usage to promote their rational use as well as combat anti-microbial resistance.
May 01, 2017
Novel antibiotic resistance gene found in milk could jeopardise drugs used to treat superbug infections in humansA 'harmless' bacteria found in milk and products like cheese may carry a new antibiotic resistance gene which could jeopardise the use of last resort drugs to treat superbug infections in humans, scientists say.
Mar 02, 2017
WHO publishes list of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human beingsThe bacteria in the most critical section of the WHO list are multi drug resistant strains that pose a particular threat in hospitals.
Nov 17, 2016
Researchers take help of softwares to discover two new antibioticsResearchers at The Rockefeller University in New York said they discovered two promising new antibiotics by sifting through the human microbiome with the help of a software.
May 03, 2016
Why antibiotics can also make you more prone to infectionAntibiotics are essential for fighting bacterial infection, but, paradoxically, they can also make the body more prone to infection and diarrohea by allowing gut pathogens to “breathe”, says a study.
Dec 21, 2015
India is in the midst of a fatal glanders epidemic and no one is paying any attention, writes Maneka GandhiHorses and mules used by tourists to visit Vaishno Devi have been found to be infected with this very infectious glanders disease
Apr 08, 2015
Food safety in India compromised due to use of antibiotics and pesticidesContamination of food is a serious problem in India as use of antibiotics compromises food safety while junk food adds to the problem, a green body today said and advocated for a disease surveillance and alert system and better enforcement of food safety act.
Mar 12, 2015
KFC faces pressure after McDonald's switches to no antibiotics in chickenKFC faces pressure after McDonald's switches to no antibiotics in chicken
Feb 24, 2015
Antibiotics may give rise to new harmful bacteria, says new studyBesides treating bacterial infections, some antibiotics may also give rise to harmful new bacteria, research suggests.