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“Creation of National Blood Authority can address many challenges”

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

BD-India organizes discussion on ‘Hospital Acquired Infections’

Dr Victor Rosenthal, a distinguished expert on nosocomial infections, discussed the facts of health-economies in Hospital-Acquired Infections prevention, acquired from healthcare facilities through hospital staff, patients, contaminated equipment and linen, among other factors...................

Multiple Sclerosis drug can fight cat borne parasite infections too, find...

The scientists at Delhi University have shown through laboratory studies that teriflunomide, a drug already in use to treat the neuroinflammatory disease called multiple sclerosis, may also help eliminate Toxoplasma gondii, a prevalent protozoan parasite.........

Fortis organizes awareness initiative on hospital-acquired infections

Preventing hospital-acquired infections and addressing Antibiotic Resistance is a major focus at PANFORAnIC, a Fortis initiative. Two-day conclave calls upon behavioural change and effective clinical practices to strengthen infection prevention & control for better patient care...………...

Selenium nanoparticles may act like antibacterial agents

The antibacterial effect of selenium may be due to the fact that at a particular concentration nano-selenium interacts with the bacterial cell surface and penetrates into the cell, thus causing damage.............

Molecular diagnostics can help improve treatment outcomes: Experts

Leading clinicians and experts discussed how molecular diagnostics can aid rapid and accurate infection detection in critical care settings. Rapid and accurate infection detection enables targeted antimicrobial usage and reduces the burden of antibiotic resistance................

Health ministry conducts national-wide deworming campaign

The National Deworming Day is a single fixed-day approach to treating intestinal worm infections in all children aged 1- 19 years and is held on 10 February and 10 August each year...............

India reports highest decline in HIV infections

AIDS-related deaths declined by 54 percent from 2007 to 2015 against the global average of 41 percent decline during 2005 to 2015............

“Good to find India well represented in fight against anti-microbial resistance”

Mentioned Mr Daniel Berman, Lead-Longitude Prize, Nesta, UK who besides sharing his views on the Indian bioscience sector also talked about the steps taken by Nesta to help Indian innovators to speed up their R&D to develop affordable diagnostic solutions. Read his detailed insights........

India’s first advanced homoeopathy virology lab set up in Kolkata

The laboratory established at a cost of Rs 8 crore is the only one in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in homoeopathy for viral diseases like influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chickunguniya and swine flu............