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ICMR aiding Serum Institute of India in clinical trials for 2 covid vaccines

New Delhi, Aug. 21 -- The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is helping the Serum Institute of India (SII) in conducting phase 2 and 3 clinical trials for two covid-19 vaccine candidates develo... Read More


Government to finalize regulation to limit trans fats during covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- The centre will soon finalize a proposed regulation to limit Trans Fatty Acids (TFAs) or trans fats in food products as their higher consumption may put people at fatal risk of c... Read More


ICMR helping Serum Institute in conducting clinical trials for two vaccines

New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is supporting Serum Institute of India (SII) in conducting the phase 2 and 3 clinical trials for two vaccines for covid-19, one deve... Read More


Schoolchildren at risk of infections as hygiene eludes

NEW DELHI, Aug. 19 -- Only one in three schools in India have basic water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, that may put children at an increased risk of covid-19 and other transmittable diseas... Read More


India's population is expected to be more feminine in 2036

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- India's population is expected to be more feminine and hold better future for women after 15 years from now, indicated the population projections made by the National Commission ... Read More


Govt says virus may cause damage after recovery phase too

New delhi, Aug. 19 -- The novel coronavirus can cause damage even after a covid-19 patient has recovered, the government cautioned on Tuesday as home minister Amit Shah was admitted to hospital for po... Read More


Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- Union home minister Amit Shah, who had tested negative for covid-19 last week and was discharged from a private hospital, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Scien... Read More


Centre mulling to start environmental surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 virus in wastewater

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- After World Health Organization (WHO) recommended environmental surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 virus causing covid-19 in wastewater following presence of non-infecting viral fragment... Read More


Coronavirus can cause damage even after recovery phase-government

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- The novel coronavirus causing covid-19 can cause damage even after the recovery phase, the government cautioned on Tuesday. The union health ministry said that new dimensions of... Read More


India to record an estimated 12% rise in cancer cases by 2025- ICMR-NCDIR National Cancer Registry

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- There will be an estimated 12% rise in cancer cases in India in next five years, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday. According to the estimates of the... Read More