In Pune's tribal areas: ICMR study to assess challenges in giving LPG connections under govt scheme

It comes close on the heels of a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), which stated that household air pollution contributed to the deaths of about 67,000 children below the age of five years in India in 2016.

Cancer fast spreading its roots in Punjab: Report

Around 33,940 cases recorded from January to December 2013, says report released by ICMR.


IIT-KGP to send students to ICMR

The two institutes have signed a collaboration which will facilitate student exchange programmes and promote interaction and collaboration between faculty, staff and students

Breast cancer may become number one killer of women, say oncologists

Over 1,00,000 new breast cancer patients are estimated to be diagnosed annually in India.

Wadia hospital to start IVF, surrogacy unit

The hospital’s family planning department will counsel parents about the new facility and the IVF procedure.

Govt sends Swine flu samples to Pune, Delhi to study virus pattern

So far, till Monday, a total of 5,715 Swine flu cases have been reported from Gujarat.


Centre, ICMR to produce files relating to cancer drugs licence

The HPV vaccine prevents infection with certain species of human papillomavirus associated with the development of cervical cancer.

3 fertility centres get notices after top cop’s letter

The two-member committee will now focus on forming guidelines on surrogacy which shall be applicable for the state to ensure better monitoring of surrogacy centres, added Taori.

Cancer cases on the rise: Ghulam Nabi Azad tells Rajya Sabha

The minister informed the House that the number of HIV infected cases in the country has come down.

ICMR unveils first indigenous thalassaemia testing kit

There are 3-4 per cent (30-40 million) beta thalassaemia carriers in India.