WHO blasts 'vaccine nationalism' in last
19 Aug, 2020

Nations that hoard possible COVID-19 vaccines while excluding others will deepen the pandemic, World Health Organization.....

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Diagnostics firms eye consolidation
21 Aug, 2020

The diagnostics industry in India could see rapid moves toward consolidation and formalization, executives at major chai.....

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Study Backs Use of Saliva COVID-19 Test
05 Sept, 2020

A COVID-19 saliva test developed by researchers at Yale University appeared to perform at least as well as nasal swabs i.....

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Bill Gates: ‘The next big question
15 Sept, 2020

Bill Gates expressed confidence that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021. But he remains concerned that dose.....

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Researchers highlight ‘questionabl
16 Sept, 2020

A group of researchers have expressed concern about repetitive patterns of data in a paper describing early-phase clinic.....

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Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater.
22 Sept, 2020

Wastewater testing captures the rise and fall of novel coronavirus cases in a mid-sized metropolitan region. Understa.....

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Covid-19: A cheaper, faster, accurate te
28 Sept, 2020

Stockholm: A method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection has been developed by a team of researc.....

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Homegrown MedTech startup, Inito, clears
02 Nov, 2020

The company’s innovative Fertility Monitor is a small device that enables smartphones to perform lab-grade fertili.....

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Zydus announces IND filing of ZYIL1, a n
03 Nov, 2020

Zydus’ development candidate ‘ZYIL1’ is efficacious in non-clinical animal models of inflammation, wit.....

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MedGenome launches tumor mutation burden
04 Nov, 2020

The test will help clinicians identify how many mutations occur in a given length of DNA to understand whether immunothe.....

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Aster Labs Introduces US FDA Approved Di
06 Nov, 2020

The technology to ensure faster, safer and error-free diagnosis is currently implemented at Aster Labs state of the art .....

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Metropolis Healthcare wins ‘Diagno
10 Nov, 2020

The company has received the recognition on the basis of its strong customer ownership experience   NEW DELHI, No.....

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TataMD CHECK to make COVID-19 detection
10 Nov, 2020

World’s first viral diagnostic based on FELUDA CRISPR Cas-9 platform has been developed in India  NEW DELH.....

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AliveCor closes $65 million financing to
18 Nov, 2020

Series-E round for Medtech startup was led by existing investors OMRON, Khosla Ventures, WP Global Partners, Qualcomm Ve.....

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Microsoft partners Social Alpha to boost
20 Nov, 2020

The partnership will focus on enabling these companies fastrack their progress with some of the best technology resource.....

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iGene inks personalized medicine project
20 Nov, 2020

iGene will perform genotyping analysis as part of LCCP's research screening activities    NEW DELHI, Nov.....

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Evolution may be to blame for high risk
11 Dec 2020

Compared to chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary cousins, humans are particularly prone to developing advanced carcinom.....

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Cipla launches rapid antigen detection
19 Dec 2020

CIPtest is a rapid point-of-care nasopharyngeal swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus a.....

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Oxygen level while walking identifies at
22 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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Non-judicious use of therapies leads to
30 Dec, 2020

Non-judicious use of medicines and other therapies to treat covid-19 may make the virus resistant to them, which in turn.....

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Tata in talks to launch Moderna COVID-19
25 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Tata Group’s healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a par.....

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Messe Frankfurt India ties up with AMTZ
30 Jan, 2021

Slated from October 7-8, 2021 in Visakhapatnam, the joint effort aims to provide further impetus to indigenous manufactu.....

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WHO asks countries to expedite genomic s
20 Feb, 2021

New Delhi:Given the pandemic resurgence fears on account of new mutant coronavirus strains, WHO has asked all countries .....

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Indian scientists reveal new mutations,
05 March, 2021

A studyfrom the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has identified multiple mutations and unique proteins in isolates of .....

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Zydus Cadila seeks DCGI nod for use of h
06 April 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has sought approval from the domestic drug regulator Drugs Controller General o.....

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SARS-CoV genome sequencing to be ramped
24 April 2021

The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic consortium (INSACOG) has sequenced 15,133 SARS-CoV genome from Covid positive internationa.....

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Megalab gets Rs 300-cr seed fund to deve
14 May, 2021

The IIT Alumni Council-founded Megalab has secured a Rs 300-crore seed funding and is developing a two-dose Ayurveda-bas.....

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Variant first detected in India is forci
15 May, 2021

British authorities said on Friday that they are considering changing vaccination protocols and rein.....

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China says it will support India, SA pro
18 May, 2021

BEIJING : China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is "supportive" of India.....

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum I.....

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DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detectio
22 May, 2021

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit that offers res.....

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IIT MegaLab to manufacture, deliver indi
03 June, 2021

New Delhi: The IIT Alumni Council-funded Megalab on Tuesday announced plans to manufacture 200 million doses per month o.....

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Meril receives nod from ICMR for its ind
11 June, 2021

Medtech firm Meril on Thursday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its .....

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Astronomy meets pathology to identify pr
14 June, 2021

Pairing sky-mapping algorithms with advanced immunofluorescence imaging of cancer biopsies, researchers at The Mark Foun.....

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Decision on emergency use listing of Cov
12 July, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to take a decision on including Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Cova.....

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Fortis Healthcare aims to focus on reven
14 July, 2021

Fortis Healthcare plans to initiate various measures like engaging with key corporate clients, leveraging digital platfo.....

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Unable to send Covid vaccines as India n
14 July, 2021

The United States on Tuesday said that it is ready to ship its COVID-19 vaccines expeditiously when it has the green lig.....

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Ministry of S&T allocated over R
04 Aug, 2021

The Ministry of Science and Technology has allocated over Rs 1,600 crore for COVID-19 related research and product devel.....

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India’s strong, decisive decisions

Inter-sectoral coordination facilitated by establishing high level inter-ministerial groups and communication with state.....

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Molbio Diagnostics gets DCGI nod for Nip

Nipah virus (NiV) is an emerging zoonotic disease that causes severe disease in humans. Signs and symptoms range from as.....

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G20 health ministers agree on vaccine co

The G20 health ministers' meeting in Italy this week is focused on building on strong cooperation and collaboration .....

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India, US need to work jointly in reform

Both India and the US are global partners and need to work collaboratively in reforming the global health architect.....

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Isolated populations in India are vulner

Scientists from the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics here and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have found tha.....

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EXCLUSIVE WHO-led program aims to buy an

A World Health Organization-led programme to ensure poorer countries get fair access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests and tre.....

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Misuse of antibiotics in pandemic buildi

Overuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs during the coronavirus pandemic is helping bacteria develop resista.....

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WHO designates new Covid strain as Varia

The new COVID-19 variant B.1.1.529, first detected from South Africa this week, was on Friday designated as a ”Var.....

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GenePath Diagnostics kit detects Delta,

Pune-based diagnostics company GenePath Diagnostics has received regulatory approval for its test kit that can different.....

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Govt of Odisha Recognizes Efficacy of Ta

Prepares to Deploy the RT-PCR Test in the State to Check Possible Omicron Explosion. The Odisha State Medical Co.....

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Mistakes of 2021 being repeated, unneces

As many as 32 prominent doctors from India and abroad have written a letter to the Union as well as state governments an.....

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Signficance of critical care, correct tr

From realising the importance of critical care to determining correct course of treatment were some of the biggest learn.....

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Tata Medical says OmiSure RT-PCR test up

Tata Medical and Diagnostics on Tuesday said its OmiSure RT-PCR test has been upgraded to detect the new BA.2 sub-lineag.....

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Global Pharmaceutical Quality Summit Amp

Day 2 of IPA’s Pharmaceutical Quality Summit brought together global leaders and regulators across industries, emp.....

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No one safe until all vaccinated for Cov

Vaccine inequity remains an issue both within India, where less than 2 per cent of the population has received a Covid b.....

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WHO aims to contain monkeypox outbreak b

It is not clear yet whether the spread of monkeypox can be contained completely, the World Health Organization said on T.....

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Developing world should reap benefits of

As cases of monkeypox in wealthier Western nations spark a flurry of scientific research to combat the outbreak, scienti.....

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U.S. seeks to expand monkeypox testing a

U.S. health officials are working to expand capabilities to test for monkeypox beyond a narrow group of public health la.....

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ICMR isolates monkeypox virus, may pave

The National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune under ICMR has isolated monkeypox virus from the clinical specimen of a.....

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Task force to be set up to provide guida

A task force on monkeypox will be constituted to provide guidance to the government on expansion of diagnostic facilitie.....

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New Covid-like rapid test to spot cancer

A team of international researchers from the UK, US and Germany, has built a new easy-to-use test that could diagnose no.....

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Eight hospitals to set up committees to

The Union health ministry has asked eight designated hospitals that treat rare diseases to set up an expert committee ea.....

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Padma awardee doctors suggest ways to tu

A group of Padma awardee doctors came together to deliberate on ways for turning India into a global healthcare leader, .....

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Accessible data, tech for care delivery

Making data more accessible and including technology for efficient care delivery can help in the digital transformation .....

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New Omicron variants not causing signifi

The new variants of Omicron, XXB and BQ.1, have not led to any significant rise in coronavirus infections and hospitalis.....

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ICMR calls for research proposals on sti

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has called for proposals under its Task Force Program to boost collaborati.....

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BCG can prevent severe TB in children, b

 BCG vaccination can prevent severe forms of tuberculosis in children but its protective efficacy wanes over time, .....

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4.21 cr hospital admissions authorised u

Till December 14, 4.21 crore hospital admissions worth Rs 49,468.60 crore had been authorised under the Ayushman Bharat .....

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Incentive scheme announced to boost digi

The National Health Authority (NHA) has announced a Digital Health Incentive Scheme (DHIS) to give a further boost to di.....

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PHDCCI pitches for increasing health bud

Industry body PHDCCI on Thursday said the health budget should be increased by 30-40 per cent as there is a growing need.....

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New therapies, not tobacco ban, key to c

The key to combating lung cancer is the development of novel immunotherapies and diagnostic techniques and not a complet.....

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G20 Health Working Group meeting: India

Ahead of the 1st Health Working Group meeting under its G20 presidency here, India on Tuesday said it will play a proact.....

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India in advanced stage to deliver on gl

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday extended his full support for a global plan for a new tuberculosis vaccine .....

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India targeting global arena with high v

India is poised to take on the global arena and move from high-volume to high-value products in the pharma and med-tech .....

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Budget wishlist: Pharma, healthcare indu

The government should take measures to promote innovation and R&D while simplifying regulations for the sector in th.....

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Govt to introduce incentive scheme to bo

The Centre is all set to introduce a research linked incentive programme shaped on the lines of the production linked in.....

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Cooperation needed among multilateral or

Davos: Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla has called for global harmonisation or regulatory stan.....

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4.34 crore hospital admissions costing R

A total of 4.34 crore hospital admissions entailing an expenditure of Rs 51,749 crore have been authorised under the gov.....

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Odisha to set up 4 new medical colleges,

The Odisha government will set up four new medical colleges and upgrade 147 hospitals under 'Ama Hospital' progr.....

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9.55L TB patients adopted under Centre's

Around 9.55 lakh out of the 9.69 lakh consented tuberculosis patients have been adopted till March 9 under the Centre.....

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G20 HWG meet in Goa to use advocacy powe

The second meeting of the G20 health working group (HWG) in Goa will leverage the advocacy power of the forum for consol.....

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New breathalyser test can 'sniff out' CO

Scientists have developed a new laser-based breathalyser test powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that they say can .....

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Preventive healthcare in India gets shot

A preventive health screening drive using "Health ATMs", fitted with cutting-edge diagnostic equipment, has be.....

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Death risk from liver disease twice as h

The risk of death for hospitalised liver disease patients is more than twice as high in lower-or lower-middle income cou.....

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Our duty to promote synergy between trad

Telemedicine, artificial intelligence and big data analytics are among technological advancements revolutionising health.....

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Medical devices makers body AiMed asks g

The Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) on Friday asked the government to withdraw the official memora.....

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Govt to launch Ayushman Bhav prog to ach

The Union health ministry is planning to launch 'Ayushman Bhav' programme to ensure optimum delivery of all stat.....

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Crisil upgrades credit rating outlook of

Crisil has upgraded the credit rating outlook of Fortis Healthcare basis sustained improvement in the business risk prof.....

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G20 Health Ministers call for building r

The G20 Health Ministers meeting saw consensus on building more resilient, equitable and inclusive health systems with e.....

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A global dengue coalition to deliver tre

A coalition of institutions from dengue-endemic countries aims to deliver a new treatment for dengue from repurposed dru.....

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Health must be fast-tracked for 2030

The world needs more and better skilled health workers to attain the SDG targets and continue to foster global health be.....

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Medtech company Sigtuple receives U.S. F

SigTuple, the AI-powered digital microscopy solutions company, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its pioneering bloo.....

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Roche Diagnostics India Appoints Rishubh

Roche Diagnostics India announced the appointment of Mr. Rishubh Gupta as its new Managing Director for Roche Diagnostic.....

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GE HealthCare and SOFIE Biosciences Forg

GE HealthCare has unveiled an exclusive global licensing agreement with Virginia-based SOFIE Biosciences. The collaborat.....

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IIT Madras Establishes Pioneering Centre

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence dedicated to a.....

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Tata Capital Healthcare Fund to Infuse $

To bolster the healthcare and life sciences sector in India, Tata Capital Healthcare Fund (TCHF) has announced plans to .....

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AIIMS Bhopal Designated as Centre of Exc

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has officially designated the All-India Institute of Medical Science.....

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