Lancet report on unapproved antibiotic use in India is ‘misleading, inappropriate’: Govt official

New Delhi: The Lancet report claimed that more than 47 per cent of antibiotic formulations used in India's private sector in 2019 were unapproved

BY / Wednesday, 14 September, 2022

Govt adds 34 medicines to NLEM list to reduce out-of-pocket expenditure

New Delhi: The drugs in NLEM are included in scheduled category and their price is regulated by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority

BY / Wednesday, 14 September, 2022

Swiss pharma company launches initiative to end preventable maternal deaths in India

New Delhi: For Every Mother in India, aims to mobilise a wide set of stakeholders across the country in a collective push to end preventable maternal deaths

BY / Wednesday, 14 September, 2022

Over 1.78L TB patients adopted under Pradhan Mantri TB-Mukt Bharat Abhiyan campaign

New Delhi: The campaign is an expansion of the Union health ministry's focus on the eradication of tuberculosis by ramping up community support

BY / Tuesday, 13 September, 2022

Low cost clinical intervention developed for breast cancer treatment

Mumbai: The study by a team from Tata Memorial Centre, a premiere cancer institute under the Centre's Department of Atomic Energy, over a decade led to the development of the intervention with higher efficacy

BY / Tuesday, 13 September, 2022

Survey reveals low awareness about cancer screening in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar: ICMR-NCDIR monitoring survey shows only 5.6 per cent of people in Arunachal Pradesh surveyed were aware of cancer screening

BY / Sunday, 11 September, 2022

Why are some people mosquito magnets and others unbothered? A medical entomologist points to metabolism, body odor and mindset

Florida: The human mosquito magnets you can spot at summer parties may have a genetically high metabolic rate or may be more physically active than other attendees, writes Jonathan Day

BY / Sunday, 11 September, 2022

Fears of a polio resurgence in the US have health officials on high alert – a virologist explains the history of this dreaded disease

Colorado (US): There is no cure for polio. The only treatment is prevention. And the tool for prevention is vaccination, the same tool that eliminated polio in the US in the first place, writes Rosemary Rochford

BY / Sunday, 11 September, 2022

Sustained rise in antimicrobial resistance in India: ICMR study

New Delhi: "Antibiotic resistance has the potential of taking the form of a pandemic in the near future if corrective measures are not taken immediately," senior ICMR scientist Dr Kamini Walia said

BY / Saturday, 10 September, 2022

WHO Regional Committee meet concludes, member countries vow to strengthen health systems

New Delhi: Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia, said focus must be on identify vulnerable populations and how best their health needs can be addressed

BY / Friday, 9 September, 2022

Monkeypox vaccine expected to induce strong immune response: Study

Melbourne: Since the new virus was first observed in early May, over 52,000 cases have been confirmed in more than 90 countries and regions, the researchers said

BY / Friday, 9 September, 2022

Menstrual Health, Hygiene and Waste Management training programme held in Noklak District

Noklak: The training programme was organised by We The Change and the Miraculum Society Nagaland, both women-led, not for profit initiatives

BY / Thursday, 8 September, 2022
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