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Sep 11, 2018
CRISPR gene editing technology patents from MIT and Harvard upheld by US CourtBerkeley's Jennifer Doudna & Vienna’s Emmanuelle Charpentier were first to file a patent in 2012.
Aug 14, 2018
Water levels in Kerala reservoirs recede and rains slow down: Diseases emerge as new threat in the stateThe biggest threat staring at Kerala after the rains is a host of water-borne diseases caused by mosquitoes and bacteria.
Aug 17, 2017
Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 72; thousands live under open sky in affected districtsOver 73 lakh people have been affected by the Bihar floods. So far, 72 people have died. Unconfirmed reports put the death toll to over 100.
Aug 07, 2017
CBI registers case against unidentified New Delhi officials after toxins from illegal units lead to two deathsThe CBI has registered a case in connection with toxins released by illegal industrial units in North East Delhi residential areas which purportedly claimed the lives of two people
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.
Jun 02, 2017
MCDs' inaction, apathy has reduced Swachh Bharat campaign to nought: Delhi HCMunicipal corporations have reduced Swachh Bharat campaign to a "complete nought", Delhi High Court said.
May 19, 2017
Healthcare index: India ranks 154th among 195 nations, finds itself below Bangladesh and NepalIndia has performed poorly on healthcare index in the latest Lancet report titled 'Global Burden of Disease', lagging behind countries like Nepal, Bhutan and even Bangladesh.
Apr 04, 2017
Why India should use private pharmacies in its war against tuberculosisIndia has over 850,000 private pharmacies or chemists nationwide; yet, only 9 percent of them – not enough to have a larger public-health impact – have been engaged in efforts to control tuberculosis (TB)
Dec 20, 2016
Chances of heart attack doubles for those who don't finish school: StudyPeople who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, researchers said.
Dec 09, 2016
Tracing smallpox: Virus found in child mummy could rewrite the disease's historyThe discovery of smallpox DNA in a 17th century child mummy may shorten the timeline of the deadly infectious disease's history, according to a study published Thursday