Saturday, August 19, 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

AiMeD welcomes govt’s move to cap prices of orthopaedic knee implants

While the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) has expressed its support to the government's move to control the prices of knee implants, it has also demanded smooth transition for relabelling of these medical devices......

Need to invest two-thirds of spending in primary healthcare: Health Secretary

The union health secretary, Mr C K Mishra while calling upon the private healthcare providers to help in spreading healthcare accessibility, has said that infrastructure in remote areas was weak and only government establishments were functional in such places.........

Indian scientists find how arsenic reduces immunity

This may help explain why people exposed to arsenic become susceptible to infections like tuberculosis............

Scientists develop natural material for faster blood clotting

This enhanced clotting rate can play an extremely crucial role in treating injuries sustained during accidents or military combat, researchers pointed out..........

India produced foodgrains at record 275.68 million tonnes in 2016-17

The 4th Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2016-17 have been released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on 16th August, 2017..............

FICCI & Kantar IMRB launch Healthcare Consumer Report 2017

The report reveals the outcomes from a study that measures experiences and expectations in the patient’s journey with the healthcare provider...........

A competition to promote bio-entrepreneurs with societal impact ideas

Organized by BREC, a joint Entrepreneurship Centre of BIRAC and C-CAMP, the National BioEntrepreneurship Competition is open to aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, and enterprises across India.......

Government plugs-in all loopholes on MedTech price labeling

Now it’s mandatory to display MRP on all imported (and indigenous) medical devices ultimately meant to be billed to consumers.......

Department of Pharma to observe cleanliness fortnight

The department has involved various pharma and medical devices associations and their manufacturers, traders, retailers and chemists in the country to contribute positively towards this important initiative of the government ........

Johnson & Johnson partners CSIR-IMTECH to develop new TB drugs

Memorandum of Understanding brings together best scientists from India and Johnson & Johnson to increase level and accelerate pace of innovation needed to make Tuberculosis history.......

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“Our chemical genetics process is far reliable than the GM approach”

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Mentioned Dr Ram Sagar Misra, Professor of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University who claims to have discovered a new non genetically modified process to increase crop yields in wheat by up to 50 percent..........