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In this December 18, 2014 photo, a man wearing a protective mask is seen outside outside the swine flu isolation ward at the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. The country in general and Telangana in particluar have witnessed a spurt in H1N1 cases in the past 20 days.
The Hindu
In this December 18, 2014 photo, a man wearing a protective mask is seen outside outside the swine flu isolation ward at the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. The country in general and Telangana in particluar have witnessed a spurt in H1N1 cases in the past 20 days.

Swine flu cases on rise

Telangana tops in number of cases; deaths reported from several States in the past two days »
In this December 18, 2014 photo, a man wears a mask outside the swine flu isolation ward at the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

Swine flu hits Telangana hard

Seven deaths and 150 positive cases have been reported since January 1 »

China starts clinical trial to repair human spinal cord injury

"Previous tests on rats and dogs showed positive results," reseacher Dai Jianwu said. The trial is the first in China and probably the first across the world. »

Stem cells hold new hope for baldness

New procedures are being evolved in different therapies and surgical methods to extend the benefits of stem cell research and its applications to the needy people with better and effective results... »
This photo provided by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a 39-year-old woman, the first participant enrolled in VRC 207, receiving a dose of the investigational NIAID/GSK Ebola vaccine at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda.

Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday. The vaccine is designed... »
Cipla has been committed to the cause of HIV/AIDS for over two decades, and this tender offers us a great opportunity to make HIV/AIDS treatment accessible to more than 140 countries through the Global Fund, says Cipla global CEO and Managing Director Subhanu Saxena. A pharmacist near a tablet counting machine at a Cipla manufacturing unit on the outskirts of Mumbai. File photo
MUMBAI, February 13, 2015

Cipla wins $189 m Global Fund tender for AIDS drugs

In a significant development in the treatment of AIDS patients, Cipla has been awarded $188.95 million (around Rs.1,172 crore) of Global Fund ARV (anti-retroviral) tender.A statement from C... »
Founder and Group Managing Director Veeda Clinical Research Private Limited Apurva Shah with Assistant Country Director US FDA India office Solomom Yimam (right) at the four-day BioAsia-2015 in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf
HYDERABAD, February 4, 2015

FDA invites Indian regulators to join inspections

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) India Office has invited officials of drug regulatory body, both at Central and State Government levels, to accompany its team inspecting pharmaceutical u... »
Diet containing the almond snack decreased total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol non-HDL-cholesterol and remnant lipoproteins. File photo: K.K. Mustafah
Washington, January 10, 2015

Almonds could reduce belly fat: study

Snacking on almonds instead of carbs could reduce belly fat and lower the risk of heart disease, a new study has claimed. The study found that a daily snack of 1.5 ounces of almonds inste... »
Some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion is revealed in this undated handout colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) obtained on August 1, 2014.
New York, February 13, 2015

Ebola transmission from dead patients possible

The deadly Ebola virus may transmit even from dead patients, says a new study, underscoring the importance of using safe practices for handling corpses.The scientists from the U.S. National... »
ENEMY WITHIN: We are facing hosts of multi-drug resistant pathogens infecting us.
January 29, 2015
Speaking Of Science

Building a molecular lego to fight malaria and TB

Tuberculosis and malaria are the most prevalent diseases that kill mankind today. Currently available methods and drugs are unable to stem the tide. This is why governments, the Gates Foundation,... »