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Policy for Tackling Major Diseases

Bengaluru, December 4, 2015: The Department of Health and Family Welfare is implementing various National programmes on All India basis in relation to a number of diseases including Communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, chickengunya, lymphatic filariasis, Japanese...

Interleukin-17 Inhibitor Shows High Efficacy After One Year of Therapy in Psoriasis Patients

New Delhi, April 28, 2018: In March 2018, BIOCAD analyzed results from its Phase II study in which the original Russian IL-17 inhibitor proved highly effective in long-term therapy in patients with severe psoriasis. The drug also showed great...

Proper Monitoring of Dengue Control Initiative

Bengaluru, December 09, 2015: Health being the state subject, the primary responsibility for collecting data on Dengue cases and deaths lies with the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has been notified...

Spider silk vaccine may check cancer

New Delhi, June 14, 2018: Scientists have developed microcapsules made of spider silk that can deliver cancer vaccines directly to the heart of immune cells. To fight cancer, researchers increasingly use vaccines that stimulate the body’s immune system to identify...

Steps taken by the Government of India to Protect the Citizens from Ebola Virus...

New Delhi, August 07, 2014 - I would like to brief the Hon’ble members on the reports of Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa and the action taken by the Government of India in this regard. World Health Organization...

Finnish Scientists Find Brain Cells Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

New Delhi, December 01, 2017: Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing in prevalence but we have no effective treatment. But, Finnish Researchers have found a new target to investigate. Researchers at the University of East Finland have found that astrocytes, the cells that support...

Government Accords High Priority To Noncommunicable Disease United Nations Interagency Taskforce Visit India

New Delhi, Dec 10, 2014:In another step reaffirming its commitment to address noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in India, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), is hosting the joint mission of the United Nations Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) on...

Wider immunization coverage against pneumonia and diarrhea could prevent 1 child death every 6...

This World Immunization Week, experts share "Vaccines Prevent, Vaccines Protect" message. Bangalore, May 05, 2018: This year for the recently concluded World Immunization Week (April 24-30) local experts from Karnataka, came in with full support for national immunization efforts to save the...

Why Thalassaemia Is A Growing Concern In Our Country?

By Mr.Praveen Gupta, MD of premas lifescience New Delhi, May 12, 2018: Thalassaemia is a genetic blood disorder characterised by unusual production of haemoglobin in the body. The defect results in insufficient oxygen transport i.e severe anaemia due to abnormal haemoglobin production. The disorder has a...

Prevalence of Paediatric Diabetes in the Country

New Delhi, 11 Mar, 2015: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed the phase I of Task Force project entitled, “ICMR-India Diabetes (INDIAB) Study-Phase-I,” with the aim to: I. determine the national prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and...