Given near-certain shocks awaiting our world, it's time to rethink globalisation
False information fuels fear during disease outbreaks: There is an antidote
Novel Coronavirus: What’s in a name?
Why it’s so difficult to end female genital mutilation
The US takes on a drug giant
The US government's patent lawsuit against Gilead Sciences indicates it is tired of being milked by pharma companies
Govt's fast tracking of draft rules on antibiotic residues commendable
It will position India as a responsible nation tackling antimicrobial resistance, besides improving conditions in preventing the menace
Antibiotic resistance: 'Some bacterial pathogens are resistant to all antibiotics'
Tobias Dörr, a microbiologist at Cornell University, New York, is researching on protecting beneficial microbes from antibiotics. He speaks ...
Looking beyond Pokemon Go: Augmented reality and virtual reality open vistas in medicine
Surgeons who experience VR simulations had improved psycho-motor skills and their performance in the operating room improved significantly
Cipla shows the way, again
The pioneer of inexpensive AIDS drugs made a paediatric medicine that will save thousands of children
The problem for biosimilars
Reliance Life Sciences won a case against Roche, 4 years after the MNC sued to stave off challenge to a ...
Encouraging orphan drugs in India
India needs to formulate an atrractive law to spur development of drugs for rare diseases
Antibiotic awareness: States need to do more to dispose unused medicines
Government must introduce stringent rules as unused antibiotics continue to be dumped in the open, adding to India’s burden ...
World Antibiotic Awareness Week: Lack of access
Shortage of first-line antibiotics, which are essential to treat a wide range of common infections, is a major public ...
Milk in India is certainly not as safe as the food regulator claims
The recent report released by FSSAI about its milk survey shows many glaring discrepancies
The dilemma of drink in India’s tribal areas
Should tribals regularly consuming home-brewed alcohol be let off as a cultural practice, or should it be targeted just ...
Watch out for osteoporosis
Regular check-ups after 60, bone assessments, exercises and preventive measures to break falls can go a long way in ...
How music psychology can boost mental illness identification
Researchers from IIIT Hyderabad use datafication of music to find how listening strategies reveal about our current mental state
Pure patriarchy: Hymenoplasty commodifies women, breaches privacy rights
Women are expected to retain their virginity prior to marriage and continue to be subjected to the patriarchal doctrine ...
Menstrual hygiene: A challenging development issue
Illiteracy, poverty and lack of awareness are the major reasons behind menstruation still being a taboo in the Indian ...
Early intervention crucial for children with hearing loss
Children with severe to profound hearing loss can be treated as early as when they are eight months old
What the Dengvaxia episode teaches us
Introducing a vaccine prematurely and in haste, and exposing whole populations to considerable risks must never be repeated again
Memory, attention difficulties often part of normal life
There are two main reasons healthy adults experience difficulties with their memory and/or attention: highly demanding lives and normal ...
International Youth Day: Education needs transforming for children’s mental health
The younger generation has to be equipped with resilience and ability to handle pressures and challenges by inculcating academic ...
Madhya Pradesh second state to have plan for antimicrobial resistance
The move will encourage other states to develop their own plans, which in turn, will help in tackling antimicrobial ...
Who cares about high drug prices?
Drug manufacturers have started charging high prices at levels unheard of earlier, but nobody is bothered