With a large number of tribal population suffering from sickle-cell anaemia and thalassemia, the government has established a research centre in Chandrapur in Maharashtra to help early detection and control of these blood related disorders. The Union Health Ministry said that the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has initiated efforts to set up a satellite centre of National Institute of Haemoglobinopathies (Mumbai) in the Chandrapur district. The Ministry said that since the establishment of a permanent centre may take time, ICMR has acquired a portion of the district TB Hospital in Chandrapur to start the research activities.
There are so many different type of speculation occurred in last few months regarding medicinal practice by pharmacist. PCI clarified the doubt that the registered pharmacist can not open clinics to treat diseases or prescribe medicines.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will come out with new regulations on product approvals in a few months, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
The Uttar Pradesh government is considering fresh incentives and a new drug policy for the pharma sector, an official said on Tuesday.
Three days after Nestle India announced 100 percent safety clearance of Maggi noodle samples, the Gujarat government on Monday announced lifting of the ban on selling the popular food item, a top official said.
The Karnataka government on Monday lifted ban on the sale of Maggi noodles across the state with immediate effect, Health Minister U.T.Khader said.
Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao on Saturday asked the Indian pharmaceutical industry to develop drugs for lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular ailments and tuberculosis, among others.
The Australian government on Saturday announced plans to allow cannabis to be legally grown for medical and scientific purposes, the media reported.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday issued notice to 89 hospitals and nursing homes in the national capital suspected of carrying out female foeticide.
The pestilential little mosquito may become a 'security' threat for the Indian government that is in the middle of putting together one of the largest gatherings of international leaders here for the 3rd India Africa Forum Summit.