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ICMR issues guidelines for Diabetes after a decade

India is home to the second highest number of diabetes patients in the world.ICMR today issued standard treatment guidelines against diabetes after almost a...

Ban smokeless tobacco sale, manufacture: ICMR cancer institute

The report by NICPR and WHO FCTC secretariat wants ban on manufacture, sale and import of smokeless tobaccoAn institute under the Indian Council of...

Model ICMR project in Odisha achieves 85% decline in malaria cases

Odisha has one of the largest numbers of malaria cases – in 2017 there were 297554 cases and 25 deaths A model project to strengthen malaria...

Higher cancer rate among Indian women, genes may hold the clue

A paper in Lancet Oncology by India's premier cancer research agency flags need for India specific biomarkersBucking a worldwide trend, Indian women bear the...

India’s apex medical research body, ICMR wins $65000 award for TB...

The annual Kochon Prize is given by the Kochon Foundation The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has been awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017...

Increase funds for health research, says Parliamentary standing committee

The panel cited funds crunch as an impediment in research and drug and vaccine development A parliamentary committee has called for increased fund allocation to...

ICMR ties up with Cadila for JE diagnostic kit

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Zydus have tied up to launch new diagnostic kits, for detection of Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) in...

ICMR to conduct clinical trials, toxicity tests for Ayurveda drugs

In keeping with the NDA government’s stated objective of promoting alternative systems of medicine, the country’s premier medical research council has signed a Memorandum...

3 candidates in contention for a new TB vaccine; BCG is...

An international TB research consortium has zeroed in upon three possible candidates for trials into a new TB vaccine. There is already an existing vaccine...

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India to partner private sector for JEET in TB fight

Joint Effort for Elimination of Tuberculosis (JEET) is the biggest public private partnership against TB India has launched a massive partnership with the private sector...

Molecule raises hopes of arresting the spread of cancer

Scientists have identified a new compound that blocks the spread of pancreatic and other cancers in animal models Scientists at NIH/National Center For Advancing Translational...

Cancer immunotherapy results may vary in females

Different immune responses in men and women, and interaction with hormones might impact how men and women benefit from immunotherapy drugs Men and women may...