New York, Aug 12 (IANS) Exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and lotions as well as in the medical field, during pregnancy may be bad for babies in womb, suggests new research.
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Farmers throughout the country are getting financial assistance by the AYUSH Ministry to encourage cultivation of herbs and other medicinal plants, parliament was informed on Friday.
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The board of transnational pharmaceutical company Lupin on Friday appointed co-founder Manju Deshbandhu Gupta as Chairperson for two years.
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Leading drug maker Cipla Ltd on Friday reported Rs 409 crore consolidated net profit for the first quarter of 2017-18, registering 21 per cent growth from Rs 339 crore in the same period year ago.
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Pre-Plan technology -- a new advancement for knee replacement surgeries -- provides a better and accurate alignment for knee implants than conventional methods, leading orthopaedic surgeons said on Friday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) An epidemic of swine flu on Friday claimed two more lives in Odisha, taking the toll in the state to six, officials said.
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a bid to advance research and commercialise regenerative medicine and gene therapy in India, the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprise (ABLE) -- a consortium of biotechnology companies -- on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Japan-based trade association.
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Researchers have found that a smartphone-based diagnostic test technology could perform lab-grade medical diagnostic tests that typically require large, expensive instruments.
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Scientists have in a breakthrough edited the pig genome to deactivate a family of retroviruses, an advance that may pave the way for pig-to-human transplants.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) With the government mulling price capping on orthopaedic knee implants, a study claims that the margins from orthopaedic implants are not as high as other medical devices due to high cost involved in managing the supply chain.
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) At a time of rising rates of opioid overdose and addiction, new research has revealed that doctors in the US received payments of over $46 million in less than one-and-half years.
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists have in a clinical trial found that immunotherapy, which enhances metabolic effects, can be a safe treatment method for patients with Type-1 diabetes.
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) A vitamin therapy using a form of vitamin B3 may have the potential for preventing melanoma in high-risk individuals, a new review has suggested
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists may be one step closer to finding a cure for diabetes with the help of a stem cell technique that can make insulin-producing cells from skin cells.
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) While cholera vaccines work quite well for adults, they provide significantly less protection for children under 5, a population particularly at risk for dying from this diarroheal disease, says a study based on a review of research literature.