In a significant move, the government has decided to waive off local clinical trials in case of new drugs indicated for serious, life-threatening diseases and diseases of special relevance to Indian h
Bill to have penal provisions for unauthorised research & unethical practices
In a bid to reduce the incidence of anaemia among children in India, the government is set to launch a mega scheme for “worm treatment”.
More than 80 per cent of deaths from cardiovascular disease are estimated to occur in low-income and middle-income countries, a new study has revealed.
The Union health ministry and the Medical Council of India (MCI) are at loggerheads once again. This time over the amendments in teachers’ eligibility qualification recently done by the MCI.
On the eve of the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mega project Jan Dhan Yojana, aimed at opening one crore bank accounts on Day 1, all Union ministers have been asked to travel across India t
In a major boost for Pharma industry, scientists and medical universities, India is all set to have its first ever National Animal Resource facility for biomedical research which will have animals of
In a bid to improve medical education in the country, the Union health ministry is considering an “exit exam” for MBBS students.
Experts differ on allowing transgenders and foreigners
In a startling revelation, experts have found that a higher body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers.