Only one polio virus strain now persists in world, but the battle against the disease is far from over.
For all the strides India has made, it wields a heavy disease burden from afflictions such as cholera, malaria and dengue.
Last week, US Food and Drug Administration issued an alert that a particular lot of J&J’s baby powder had tested positive for asbestos — a carcinogen.
J&J has been under scanner for long, but this is the first time FDA has announced a finding of asbestos. Recent lab tests in India had found the product fit.
WHO report says 10 million TB cases were reported globally in 2018. At 27%, India also had the highest number of multi-drug resistant TB cases.
Solar-powered pollution monitors developed by IIT Delhi students promise to make the air quality monitoring network faster and more efficient.
Sowa-Rigpa or science of healing is based on indigenous medicine of Tibet enriched with Ayurveda, Chinese and Greek medicine.
In a strongly-worded letter, US Food and Drug Administration has accused Torrent of ‘repeating the failures and lacking control over the manufacture of drugs’.
An earlier proposal by AYUSH ministry to include 19 packages was rejected by National Health Authority, which wanted ‘tertiary care’, not ‘preventive care’.
Empowering people to make good decisions at mealtimes starts with shoppers knowing what’s in the food they’re buying.