Tufts’ Ramnath Subbaraman to receive Doris Duke Charitable Foundation awardfor tuberculosis research

2018-08-02 10:22:15

Ramnath Subbaraman of Tufts University School of Medicine has been selected to receive a 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Award for his research on tuberculosis in IndiaBy Team ABLERamnath Subbaraman, aTufts University School of Medicine Assistant Professor of public health and community medicine, is one of 18 early-career physician scientists selected to receive a Doris Duke Charitable Foundat

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J. Mitra in collaboration with IIT Madras launches portable diagnostics solution, iQuant

2018-08-01 08:58:12

Launched in collaboration with IIT Madras’ Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC), this portable assay is a Fluorescence Immunoassay Analyzer for quantitative and qualitative determination of blood test parameter.By Team ABLETo transform India’s healthcare scenario by providing cost-effective diagnostic solutions in remote locations and limited-resources settings, J. Mitra has launched

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Deaths due to Non-Communicable Diseases witness an increase in India: ICMR study

2018-08-01 08:57:18

According to the ICMR India State-Level Disease Burden Study report “India: Health of the Nation’s States”, the estimated proportion of all deaths due to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) has increased from 37.09% in 1990 to 61.8% in 2016.By Team ABLEIndian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and other Institutes have conducted studies on lifestyle disease.According to ICMR India State-Level D

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Health Ministry signs MoU with Ministry of Electronics to accomplish last mileconnectivity in healthcare

2018-08-01 08:56:16

The MoU was signed by Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, National Health Agency (NHA) and Dr. Dinesh Tyagi, CEO, CSC-SPV.By Team ABLEThe National Health Agency (NHA) under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the apex body for the implementation of Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), and Common Service Centres (CSC) scheme under the Digital India Program, have signed an MoU to prov

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Intas Pharma launches Pegfilgrastim Biosimilar in Europe

2018-08-01 08:54:46

CHMP has issued a positive opinion for Accord\'s Pelgraz (pegfilgrastim), pegylated granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) biosimilar in Europe.By Team ABLEIntas Pharmaceuticals\' wholly owned subsidiary - Accord Healthcare - is claimed to be the first integrated player to launch a pegfilgrastim biosimilar acrossEuropeafter being given Green Light forPelgraz(pegfilgrastim) by the Committee

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Japan to conduct first human trial to cure Parkinson’s with stem cells

2018-07-31 09:18:36

Japanese researchers have recently announced the first human trial using a kind of stem cell to treat Parkinson’s disease, building on earlier animal trials.By Team ABLEJapanese researchers have recently announced the first human trial using a kind of stem cell to treat Parkinson’s disease, building on earlier animal trials.The research team at Kyoto University plans to inject five million ind

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Vanta Bioscience forays clinical research

2018-07-31 09:16:16

The clinical research business will begin contributing to the topline in the last quarter of the current financial year.By Team ABLEHyderabad-based Vanta Bioscience, which is in the business of pre-clinical services, has announced its foray into clinical research through a 100 per cent subsidiary. The clinical research business will begin contributing to the topline in the last quarter of the curr

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Lucknow to play host to 4thIndia International Science Festival

2018-07-31 09:15:24

The India International Science Festival (IISF) 2018 is being organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences in association with Vijnana Bharati at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow during 5-8 October, 2018.By Team ABLEThe India International Science Festival (IISF) 2018 is being organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences in as

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Health Ministry launches National Viral Hepatitis Control program

2018-07-31 09:14:08

The program was launched with an aim to combat viral hepatitis and reduce mortality and morbidity associated with it, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said.By Team ABLEA National Viral Hepatitis control program aimed at eliminating the deadly condition by 2030 was launched on World Hepatitis Day by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the World Health Organisation.The pro

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Japan approves clinical trials of stem cell treatment for Parkinson\'s disease

2018-07-31 05:01:03

A Kyoto University research team will begin this week a clinical test using induced pluripotent stem cells to treat Parkinson\'s diseaseBy Team ABLEA Kyoto University research team has announced that the team will begin this week a clinical test using induced pluripotent stem cells to treat Parkinson\'s disease, in what is claimed to be the world\'s first application of iPS to the progressive neur

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