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Varian Medical Systems acquires Cancer Treatment Services International

Varian has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Cancer Treatment Services International. Privately held, CTSI operates the American Oncology Institute in Hyderabad and 10 multidisciplinary, radiation, medical and surgical oncology, cancer centers across the Indian subcontinent......................

Healthy Lifestyle or Chronic Kidney Disease: The Choice is yours!

Research shows that our lifestyle choices are among the top causes that are associated with chronic kidney disease, writes Dr H. Sudarshan Ballal, President, NATHEALTH.............

Modi Govt 2.0: Environment minister launches #selfiewithsapling campaign

The Ministry of Environment and Forests has launched a people’s campaign #SelfiewithSapling urging all to join and plant a sapling and post the selfie with the sapling on social media..................

Screen the unseen: Time to fight GI cancer with early diagnosis...

While screening is one of the elements in the effective management of GI cancers, certain patients with associated complications such as obstructive jaundice require more sophisticated screening.....................

Smart, traceable drug delivery can make cancer therapy more effective

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi have developed multifunctional gold nanostructure that can be used in cancer imaging and therapy...................

Special Startup Series: The quest for safer cancer cure

Pune based biotech startup, CyCa Oncosolutions is working on an indigenous drug delivery system that could target only cancer cells without any damage to adjoining tissues, eradicating the painful side effects and thus improving the quality of life of cancer patients.............

Availability of childhood cancer drugs in Delhi far below the WHO...

A new study published in BMJ GlobalHealth has now revealed that availability of essential anti-cancer medicines to treat childhood cancers in both public and private sector pharmacies in the national capital is far below the WHO prescribed standards...............

Pune based startup ‘Kozhnosys’ gets funding boost by BIRAC

A portable, breath-based screening tool for breast cancer developed by the company has enormous global potential for both financial and social impact................

Special Startup Series: Affordable diagnostic kits for early stage cancer detection

Considering the importance of early detection of cancer for saving lives, Pune based biotech startup, FastSense is developing affordable devices for diagnosis of this dreaded disease................

Backed by Gates Foundation, NIRAMAI to develop AI software for River...

Artificial intelligence-based Indian health-tech company Niramai announced that it will build on their current Thermalytix technology for controlling spread of River Blindness. This project is being supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation................