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WHO honors NITI Aayog member, Dr Vinod Paul

He is the first Indian to receive this global honor from World Health Organisation (WHO), which is conferred in recognition to his services in the field of family health..............

Rapid detection kits for adulterants in fresh fish launched

Developed by Kochi based Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, the rapid detection kits help in protecting the consumers’ health from the chemical used for fish preservation...............

Admedus launches ‘ADAPT’ technology for patients with congenital heart in India

In a country with approximately 50 million cardiac patients and 280,000 babies born annually with a Congenital Heart Defect, the technology is expected to provide a significant opportunity for India’s physicians to provide life-changing outcomes for their patients..............

Highest percentage of positive cases of HPV found in 16-30 age group: SRL Analysis...

After breast cancer, cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths. Western region (followed by the South) had most prominence of HPV infection, which causes cervical cancer............

Improve the culture of research, suggests Economic Survey 2017-18

Indian science and research institutes need to inculcate less hierarchical governance systems, mentions the National Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled in the parliament on 29th January...........

Bones can be heated up with radio waves to kill cancer cells, discover AIMS...

While scientists worldwide have been struggling to discover a biodegradable RF agent, researchers of Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine at Kochi have now laid claim to the discovery funded by a grant of Department of Biotechnology.............

Comparatively, bioscience sector in a good shape now: Dr Bhan

The former secretary of Department of Biotechnology, Dr Maharaj K Bhan is of the opinion that the Indian bioscience sector, from being obscure in the past to the present day global recognition, has come a long way in last three decades............

WHO lauds the launch of ‘Global Partnership to Stop Leprosy’

The new partnership, launched ahead of the World Leprosy Day 2018, brings together leading agencies and organizations working towards zero leprosy in various parts of the world...............

Budget 2018: Healthcare players expect govt to do its homework on GST & better...

As the union finance ministry gets ready to finalize India’s budget for next one year on 1st February, the healthcare company heads have sought higher focus on revising GST clauses besides improved funding allocations for the sector...................

“Digital therapeutics a necessity in India but full adoption will take time”

Mentioned Mr Abhishek Shah, Co-Founder and CEO, Wellthy Therapeutics in an exclusive interaction with the BioVoice News. His company is working in the area of diabetes management through digital interventions. Read his detailed interview.......

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“IMTECH’s translational science agenda holds a big promise”

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Read the exclusive freewheeling interview with Dr Anil Koul, Director, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology-Chandigarh, where he shares his long term vision for the premier institute besides his insights on the required ingredients for the Indian innovation system. A Must Read......................

Chat with BioVoice

“Creation of National Blood Authority can address many challenges”

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In this exclusive interaction with the BioVoice, Mr Sumit Bagaria, Managing Director and CEO of Hemogenomics, Bengaluru shared details of his organization's work on preventing blood-related infections, the importance of ID-NAT testing, need for policy changes and much more......................

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