Kenya approves Mahyco to import GMO cotton seeds

2018-07-17 09:53:59

Kenya has licensed India-based firm Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co (Mahyco) to import genetically modified cotton seeds for sale to local farmers after the ongoing field trials.By Team ABLEAccording to a news filed on Business Daily Africa’s website,Kenya has licensed India-based firm Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co (Mahyco) to import genetically modified cotton seeds for sale to local farmers after th

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Alabama University researchers discover how tuberculosis bacteria escapes death in macrophages

2018-07-17 09:50:59

The mechanism the tuberculosis pathogen uses in its escape suggests possible therapies to improve patient outcomes

By Team ABLE

The bacteria that cause the devastating disease tuberculosis have the ability to escape destruction and grow after they are engulfed by lung macrophages, the immune cells that are supposed to destr

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Glenmark launches Swiss Pharma company’s cancer drug in India

2018-07-17 09:46:50

Glenmark\nwill launch Helsinn’s AKYNZEO, a fixed dose combination drug for the prevention\nof CINV (chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting) in the Indian market.

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals and Swiss\npharmaceutical group Helsinn have announced the launch of AKYNZEO, a fixed dose\ncombination drug for

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India, China reach agreement on reduction of import tariffs of Indian medicines

2018-07-10 07:49:02

India and China have reached an agreement on reduction of tariffs on Chinese imports of Indian medicines.By Team ABLEIndia and China have reached an agreement on reduction of tariffs on Chinese imports of Indian medicines, particularly cancer drugs, the foreign ministry here said today, days after a Chinese movie on a leukemia patient highlighted the need for paving the way for import of cheap Ind

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Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine has potential to prevent 35,000 pneumonia deaths in India

2018-07-10 07:47:58

A program to vaccinate 27 million new-born babies in India against pneumococcus could prevent approximately 35,000 under-five pneumonia deaths, say researchers.By Team ABLEA program to vaccinate 27 million new-born babies in India against pneumococcus could prevent approximately 35,000 under-five pneumonia deaths, say researchers. The Indian Government is currently rolling out a pneumococcal conju

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Igenomix develops molecular diagnostic tool for chronic endometritis

2018-07-10 07:46:15

ALICE (Analysis of Infectious Chronic Endometritis) \ndetects the nine pathogens responsible for chronic endometritis, \nincluding Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococcus, Streptococcus, \nStaphylococcus, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma.By Team ABLEMolecular\n diagnostics company Igenomix has developed in what is said to be the \nfirst molecular diagnostic tool for chronic endometritis, to improve the\n reprod

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Igenomix develops molecular diagnostic tool for chronic endometritis

2018-07-10 07:43:51

ALICE (Analysis of Infectious Chronic Endometritis) detects the nine pathogens responsible for chronic endometritis, including Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococcus, Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma.By Team ABLEMolecular diagnostics company Igenomix has developed in what is said to be the first molecular diagnostic tool for chronic endometritis, to improve the reproductive progn

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BIRAC, 1Crowd extend financial support to SynThera Biomedical

2018-07-10 07:42:47

SynThera has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding investment from two investors – equity crowd-funding platform 1Crowd and BIRAC’s SEED scheme via Venture Center.By Team ABLEPune-based healthcare startup SynThera Biomedical Private Limited, which focuses on R&D, manufacture and commercialization of affordable biomaterials-based medical devices, has secured an undisclosed amount of

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IIT Roorkee researchers identify new function of a protein that can help treat sepsis

2018-07-10 07:41:47

IIT researchers have identified a new immunomodulatory function of a protein that could potentially help in treating sepsis and other inflammatory diseases caused by abnormal functions of immune cells.By Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Technology researchers have identified a new immunomodulatory function of a protein that could potentially help in treating sepsis and other inflammatory diseases

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India, South Korea sign five MoUs in S&T; prominence given to biotech collaborations

2018-07-10 07:40:21

In the area of biotechnology, New Delhi and Seoul have agreed to extend cooperation in health and medicine, agro-fishery products, developing environmental and energy sectors through bio-technology, big data biotechnology; bio-research resources; synthetic biology, genome editing and microbiomes, etc.By Team ABLEIn a significant collaborative move, India and South Korea have signed five MoUs in th

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