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HEAL Foundation organizes India’s largest convention for health media

75 Health Journalists and 40 industry leaders attended the convention which also witnessed the presence of Minister of State for Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey who threw light on Ayushman Bharat Yojana..............

Fixing medicine prices saved ₹11,462 crore for patients: Govt

As per the union minister, Mr Mansukh L. Mandaviya, the ceiling prices of 856 medicines fixed by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), resulted in a saving of Rs 11,462 crore for patients. He ruled out any shortage of coronary stents due to price fixation...…………...

Scientists identify protein that helps dengue & JE viruses to multiply

A team of Indian scientists has identified a key protein which helps dengue as well as Japanese Encephalitis viruses replication inside human body by inhibiting anti-viral cytokines. This finding could pave way for development of targeted therapeutic...……..

A non-invasive method developed to assess burn wound healing

Researchers at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education used commercially available 325 nm laser light to inspect healing by exploring tissue fluorophores, and a detector to collect re-emitted light...…………..

Scientists isolate fungi that can boost plant growth even under less water conditions

Researchers examined this phenomenon in the roots of tomato plants that hosts both Arbuscular Mycorrhiza and a dark septate endophytic fungus...………..

Targeting chemical signals between gut & brain could lead to new treatment for obesity

There is a lack of understanding about the underlying molecular mechanisms around obesity and there is growing evidence that targeting the nerve cells involved in sending signals between the brain and gut could provide promising therapies...……….

Alzheimer’s Association symposium draws largest-ever regional gathering of brain researchers in India

While there has been a dramatic growth in cases of Alzheimer’s predicted in rapidly aging population, the hope has emerged in lifestyle interventions, and deeper knowledge of causes and risk factors...………..

MTaI welcomes govt’s decision to create ‘National Medical Devices Promotion Council’

New Delhi: Medical Technology Association of India has welcomed the central government’s decision to set up a National Medical Devices Promotion Council (NMDPC) for...

AIMED appointed as the member of National Medical Devices Promotion Council

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Devices industry received a major boost with the establishment of National Medical Devices Promotion Council. Through the Council, the...

“AI has the potential to revolutionize healthcare delivery”

Mentioned Dr Geetha Manjunath, CEO & CTO of Bangalore-based healthtech startup NIRAMAI in an exclusive interaction with BioVoice where she spoke about the artificial intelligence in healthcare and an innovative early breast cancer detection technology developed by her company...….

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

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......................

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“Patient centricity and profits are not mutually exclusive”

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Mentioned Dr Vikram A Munshi, founder of WhiteSpace Consulting in an exclusive interaction with the BioVoice where he shared his views on the various aspects of healthcare business including policy, latest trends, and future expectations................

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