AAP govt cancelled the tender as it received only one bid — from Cipla, the single firm selling Deferiprone in India — for contract to supply the drug to Delhi hospitals.
Teams from Glasgow & Belfast make progress in detecting brain & prostate cancers, while one from Queensland may have found a cure for all cancers.
Multiple studies have shown how direct and indirect effects of climate change, exacerbated by inaction, are affecting mental health of people.
Study by AIIMS Clinical Ecotoxicology Facility, set up to study effects of pollution & climate change, finds iron, mercury, lead in excess amounts in patients' bodies.
The second Modi govt wanted to introduce the e-pharmacy framework within 100 days, but couldn’t, owing to pressure from brick-and-mortar chemists.
Exaggerators in public health fields may think they can do no harm by issuing alarming warnings. But there are costs to such tunnel vision.
Science Minister Harsh Vardhan said Saturday, two weeks before Diwali, that the green crackers are already available in the market.
Doctors across India had put in request to procure the antibiotic used to treat Strep A bacterial infection, which can lead to rheumatic fever & heart disease.
The Modi govt will announce launch of Start-Up Grand Challenge on October 1, when the flagship health insurance scheme PM-JAY completes a year.
Modi govt had proposed to treat cataract under National Blindness Prevention Programme instead of PM-JAY. But NBPP has cited 'excessive burden'.