Boy gets stem cell transplant from sibling to fight blood disorder

Doctors cured an Odisha boy of sickle cell disease by transplanting partially matched stem cells of his younger sibling. This first of a kind...

London man is second person in history to be aids free

A man from London has become the second known adult worldwide to be cured of HIV. He received a bone marrow transplant from an...

Color-coding generic medicines may help consumers make informed decisions: Centre

To promote low-cost generic medicines, the government has planned to color-code them and enable consumers to differentiate between generic medicines and other drugs. The...

J&J commits to tackling drug resistance

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is determined to offer over 90,000 dosages of the drug resistant tuberculosis medicine Bedaquiline, to its global donation programme, according...

5th anniversary of Myeloma Friends Charitable Trust

Myeloma Friends Charitable Trust (MFCT) India, celebrated its 5th anniversary with a felicitation programme, honoring people who played an integral part in in their...

BARC testing new drugs to treat cancer with negligible side effects

Giving a major boost to cancer research, scientists at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), have launched clinical tests with new kinds of radiolabelled...

Free third line HIV medicines for five centres in Maha

HIV patients will get a major relief as the Maharashtra state has made third-line medicines – Raltegravir and Darunavir – available free at anti-retroviral...

Food-borne diseases costing India over $15 bn per year

Unsafe and unhygienic food is costing India as high as $15 billion annually, even though it almost halved from the $28 billion in 2018,...

Additional information regarding the cancer treatment can reduce patient’s anxiety

The earlier a cancer patient learns about their treatment plan, the better they can cope with their anxiety, according to a survey conducted by...

Spain declared as the healthiest country in the world

The 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index ranked 169 economies according to factors contributing to overall health, including traditional measures such as...