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Smokers are at higher risk of COVID-19

People should take this as 21 day Corona challenge for quitting, say Experts.............

Global consortium launches initiative to speed up development & access to...

COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator will coordinate R&D efforts and remove barriers to drug development and scale-up to address the epidemic...........................

Tuberculosis: Prevent It to End It!

Despite the incredible efforts of the government TB poses certain challenges for the government to tackle, writes Parul Chhabra..................

BD launches new patient safety program for hospitals

BD launches Preventing Risks of Infections and Medication Errors in IV Therapy (PRIME) in conjunction with Joint Commission International (JCI) in India...................

Is phage therapy an effective solution to curb antibiotic resistance?

In partnership with Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology from Georgia, the Vitalis Phage Therapy has launched an initiative that makes Phage Therapy accessible and available to Indian patients suffering from antibiotic-resistant...…....

NIV finds ‘Canine Distemper Virus’ responsible for recent lion deaths in...

Complete CDV genome recovered by the scientists of ICMR-NIV for the first time in India. The scientists have also recommended existing CDV vaccine which should work as a protective intervention for Gir lions...………..

Acinetobacter superbug: fresh insights emerge from research by IIT Roorkee

A new virulence factor (combat strategy/antidote) has been determined in multidrug resistant nosocomial pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii, as per Prof. Ranjana Pathania, Associate Professor, Department of Biotech at IIT Roorkee...…………….

Zydus Cadila & IMTECH to jointly identify new drugs to tackle...

The research partnership between Zydus Cadilla and Institute of Microbial Technology, will primarily aim to identify new drug candidates for treatment of drug-resistant infections...……….

New method developed for faster typhoid diagnosis

The new method uses magnetic nanoparticles coupled with antibodies. In tests, it was found that over 65 percent bacteria cells got bound to nanoparticles within 30 minutes...............

Highest percentage of positive cases of HPV found in 16-30 age...

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