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Jan 03, 2017
Around 1,000 Mohalla clinics remain a mirage for Delhi with govt, L-G and MCD at loggerheadsEven as the 31 March deadline approaches, the Delhi health department got busy in filing replies to the queries on its flagship project of setting up of 1,000 Mohalla clinics
Dec 01, 2016
Delhi HC sets aside Centre's ban on 344 fixed dose combination medicinesDefending its stand, the Centre had argued that the FDC medicines are "new drugs" and thus, require licence from Drugs Controller General for sale and manufacture.
Dec 01, 2016
World AIDS Day: Surprise monkey study could lead to 'functional' cure for HIVA surprising monkey study may have a possible functional cure for HIV that works without ART
Dec 01, 2016
World AIDS Day: Beyond condoms, India must protect generic drug industryIndia's war against HIV/AIDS shouldn't be limited to just awareness, but also with big pharma companies trying to overtake its generic drug industry, which is the only source of inexpensive medicine against the dreaded virus and diseases caused by it
Nov 28, 2016
Demonetisation decision could worsen the country's public health crisisA spate of deaths due to hospitals refusing to accept invalid currency notes has come to attention after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement invalidating 86% of India’s currency on November 8, 2016.
Nov 22, 2016
Babies exposed to Zika developed microcephaly after birth - study | ReutersBy Julie Steenhuysen | CHICAGO CHICAGO Thirteen babies in Brazil born with normal head circumference have been diagnosed with congenital Zika syndrome, with brain scans showing extensive malformations, inflammation and reduced brain volume, researchers reported on Tuesday.Of the 13 infants, 11 gradually developed the birth defect microcephaly, or abnormally small head size, in the months following birth.The findings raise new concerns about the hidden effects of pre-natal exposure to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been shown to cause birth defects when women become infected during pregnancy. On Friday, the World Health Organization declared the global Zika emergency over because the link between Zika and microcephaly has been confirmed. WHO intends to continue studying Zika as a serious infectious disease that will require years of research.
Nov 16, 2016
New superparamagnetic crystals to manage future drug delivery inside human bodyResearchers have developed new superparamagnetic crystals that could zip down drugs around your body, revolutionising drug delivery to tumours and other sites in the body that need to be targeted precisely
Nov 16, 2016
Why some women can't conceive? Researchers find new reasonsResearchers have found that endometriosis — a chronic condition affecting around 10 per cent of women — may be the reason behind their difficulty in getting pregnant
Nov 13, 2016
India at WTO: Takes strong stand to save generic drugs industry, calls for transparent health assessmentGovernments engaged in bilateral and regional trade investments should ensure that these agreements do not include provisions that impinge on the right to health, India said in a strong statement delivered at the WTO highlighting a longstanding fight by India to sustain its generic drugs industry.
Nov 11, 2016
Here's what you can still do with your old Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notesWhile one can exchange the banned notes by depositing it with the banks till 30 December 2016, the government, however, in order to avoid inconvenience to common public has also provided a 72 hour window to use the banned currency denomination at places other than the banks