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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India gets its first biofortified sorghum

2018-07-09 09:48:49

This improved sorghum variety was developed by ICRISAT under HarvestPlus – sorghum biofortification project and was tested as PVK 1009 in Maharashtra state and in All India Co-ordinated Sorghum Improvement Project (AICSIP) Trials.By Team ABLEIndia’s first biofortified sorghum (jowar), with significantly higher iron and zinc than regular sorghum, was formally launched on July 5th. Developed by

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Glenmark collaborates Seqirus to commercialize Ryaltris in Australia, New Zealand

2018-07-09 09:47:31

Glenmark signs an exclusive licensing agreement with Seqirus for its Investigational Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Nasal Spray – Ryaltris – for Australia and New Zealand markets By Team ABLEGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Glenmark), a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, has announced that its subsidiary Glenmark Specialty S.A. has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement wi

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Deakin University Partners with AIIMS and JIPMER

2018-07-09 09:46:36

Both partnerships will contribute towards enhanced future healthcare activities in India.By Team ABLEShri Prakash Javadekar, Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India witnessed the signing of partnerships between Australia\'s Deakin University and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Res

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