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Govt may ease compensation clause in clinical trial rules

According to draft rules, any institution or organisation that intends to conduct clinical trial or bioavailability study or bioequivalence study shall be required to have an “Ethics Committee”.

Robust system to supervise clinical trials in place, says Anupriya Patel

Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel said in Rajya Sabha there have been 378 cases of deaths due to 'serious adverse events' in 2016 and 11 of them related to clinical trials


Clinical trials in India: Modi govt plans to clip wings of drug regulator

Clinical trial permissions have been stalled after SC rescinded regulator’s nod for 157 clinical trials.

Vaccine against rotavirus: Phase III trial likely to get health panel nod

Come September and the ambitious phase III clinical trial for an indigenous vaccine against rotavirus,which kills more than 1 lakh children below the age of five in India every year,is likely to get the nod from the health ministry’s screening committee. More than a year after the first two phases of the clinical trial were […]

Drug Modafinil may help IAF pilots cope with loss of sleep,maintain performance

An armed forces study that strongly recommends the need for a minimum eight hours sleep for a fighter pilot for his full cognitive functioning

Mediterranean diet can cut heart ailments,study finds

About 30 per cent of heart attacks,strokes and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high risk if they switch to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil


SC seeks govts' replies on human trial of drugs

Centre has been asked to give details of deaths,if any,and the side effects and compensation.

Scientists agree,unreported drug data a health hazard

Unreported data from early trials of experimental medicines can harm to future patients and raise costs for health systems.

Maggots no wonder cure for festering wounds

They clean wounds faster than normal treatment but this does not lead to faster healing,results of the world's first controlled clinical trial of maggot medicine showed.

Microbicide gel offers promising HIV prevention for women

A vaginal microbicide gel has for the first time shown some promise to prevent HIV infection in women in a clinical trial.