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Aug 19, 2017
New pharma policy will make drugs cheaper but accessibility remains a concernAccording to the newly proposed draft national pharmaceutical policy, the government plans to cap trade margins to make drugs cheaper, replace brand names with names of salts or generic drugs, clamp down on unfair marketing practices and give a boost to local manufacturing to reduce dependence on imports.
Aug 16, 2017
Researchers develop a smartphone app to monitor mental illness and other chronic conditionsResearchers have developed a smartphone app to help middle-aged and older adults self-manage their mental illness and other chronic conditions.
Aug 10, 2017
New Delhi reported 753 cases of swine flu between 1 January and 6 August, says health minister Satyendar JainNew Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said 753 cases of swine flu (influenza H1N1) were reported between 1 January and 6 August, adding that enough stocks of medicine were available to tackle the disease
Jul 27, 2017
Researchers create robotic ankle support to help stroke patients walk more easilyResearchers develop a soft robotic ankle-support system weighing 0.9 kg, roughly twice as heavy as a soccer ball, to be worn on one side of the body.
Jul 26, 2017
Delhi govt to launch campaign to control rising number of cases of dengue, malariaIn the backdrop of rising number of cases of malaria, chikungunya and dengue, the Delhi government has decided to launch a major campaign.
Jul 25, 2017
Experimental HIV vaccine shows promise in human trials, say scientistsAn experimental HIV vaccine was well-tolerated and generated immune responses against the deadly virus in healthy human adults.
Jul 19, 2017
Railways to sell generic drugs at cheaper prices in govt sponsored Janaushadhi outletsPeople can soon buy generic drugs at cheaper prices from railway stations, the government informed Parliament on Wednesday.
Jul 11, 2017
Sleeping is a new business as apps and gadgets compete in the market to provide good sleepMass-market retailers like Best Buy are offering simpler ideas like the effect different lighting can have on falling sleep.
Jul 10, 2017
New app helps doctors maintain detailed record of patient's recovery statusIVH patient care application will help doctors maintain a record of all their patients even through referral chains.
Jul 09, 2017
Big data analytics in healthcare: Fuelled by wearables and apps, medical research takes giant leap forwardBig data analytics has decreased the time required to double medical knowledge by half, thus compressing healthcare innovation cycle period