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Monthly Archives: August 2017

The $8 million India-Israel Innovation Fund gets green signal

The MoU envisages promotion of bilateral Industrial R&D and Innovation cooperation in the fields of science and technology by extending support to joint projects for innovative or technology-driven new or improved products, services or processes..........

DBT’s Smart Agriculture Conclave underway at Delhi

The conclave being held on 30th-31st August 2017 by the Department of Biotechnology aims to underpin the challenges faced by farmers and discuss the possible cloud based solutions accessible to the remotest farmer...........

GST on wheelchairs not in the right spirit, akin to taxing the disabled patients

New tax on the wheelchair among other things amounts to a tax on mobility or a tax on walking and throws a huge setback for patients dependent on wheelchairs, Sugandh Ahluwalia..........

India, Brazil to work closely on Zebu Cattle Genomics

The union cabinet has approved MoU between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies..........

Implantable silk mat developed to speed up bone healing

Researchers now plan animal trials in which silk mats will be implanted in goats and sheep to see if it helps to enhance the pace of healing injured joints and to evaluate safety............

HealthCare atHOME enters Mumbai, launches awareness campaign on Alzheimer’s

The innovative campaign called “The Alzheimer’s Local” has been rolled out by the company on the Mumbai Suburban Railway or the Mumbai local from 29th August.........

Delhi to host first of its kind ‘India International Down syndrome Conference’

The Down Syndrome Federation of India is organizing the event on 9th September to get inclusivity for persons with Down's Syndrome and request the government to bring in laws to protect their interests.............

Pharma recalls posing a serious threat?

There have been several other instances wherein drugs are being recalled either on a firm's own initiative or the request by Food and Drug Administration (FDA)............

Smaller Himalayan glaciers more sensitive to climate change: Study

Researchers have now used a new technique to estimate mass of glaciers and a new model to estimate the volume loss over a long period.........

ARC worried over growing incidents of sterilization complications in women

The Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC) Coalition has urged the government to ensure adherence to quality of care by orientation and monitoring of the existing guidelines for all health service providers.........

Face to Face

“India needs to build awareness around one health”

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In an exclusive conversation with the BioVoice, Mr K Vijayraghavan, Chairman, Sathguru Management Consultants shared his insights on the importance of One Health and various aspects related to it............

Chat with BioVoice

“Lifestyle diseases require continuous monitoring”

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In an exclusive interview with the BioVoice, Mr Aayush Rai, Co-Founder of Bengaluru based medical diagnostic firm, Inito, shared the details of his company and product pipeline besides his views on the medical diagnostics segment in India