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Scientists devise new method to fight Typhoid

In their new study, the team of researchers from IIT-Indore in collaboration with a team from the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (DBT-THSTI) has identified three regions in the genome of the Salmonella enterica bacterium that can be used as drug targets to combat it...............................

TB a priority despite COVID-19: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has stated that the Government is committed to scaling up access to free diagnosis through rapid molecular tests, provide information on drug resistance, and also a free treatment for all people with TB with best-quality drugs.....................

Breast cancer treatment takes a big leap forward

A new study by the cancer research group at the Department of Biotechnology's Institute of Life Sciences (DBT-ILS) has resolved the mystery and promises to pave the way for developing better drugs for breast cancer................

NCVTC to develop host-directed antivirals for COVID 19

The Hisar (Haryana) based National Centre for Veterinary Type Cultures (NCVTC) will screen their library of 94 small molecule chemical inhibitors for antivirals against coronaviruses. These are believed to have fewer tendencies in inducing drug resistance................

NII to host global symposium on extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis

Delhi based National Institute of Immunology (NII) along with International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi is organizing a specialized symposium on extra-pulmonary tuberculosis from 11th to 15th February.................

Here is how TB bacteria evades treatment!

Researchers from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH), Chandigarh have given a new paradigm to the whole mechanism of how Mycobacterium tuberculosis eludes the treatment...................

This is how drug resistance spreads in urban environment

The study, which evaluated vulnerability and resilience of urban water bodies in Guwahati city, found the presence of viruses and multidrug resistant E.coli in samples collected from the Brahmaputra...................

New molecule promises to address drug resistance

Researchers used bioinformatics approach to design a protein called Omega 76. Experiments showed that it killed the bacterium by breaking down its cell membrane.................

Study by Indian scientists may help address drug resistant pneumococcal diseases

In recent years, Streptococcus pneumoniae has rapidly acquired resistance to several available drugs. This has prompted scientists to look for potential drug targets in the genome of the pathogen...……….

Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

Doctors from the department of dermatology at the Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital ((RML) ), New Delhi, have found quality issues in the drug being sold under various brand names for the treatment of ringworm infection..............