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Indian Council of Medical Research


Only one in three diabetes patients in India have sugar levels under control, reveals new study

April 26, 2022 6:11 am

The decade-long study found that only 36.3% of known diabetics have their A1c levels (average blood glucose level over the last three months) under control, 48.8% have their blood pressure under control, and 41.5% have their bad cholesterol under control.

World Health Day: 5.28 lakh people part of India Hypertension Control Initiative in Maharashtra

April 07, 2022 12:58 pm

The initiative was launched by the Centre in association with states, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and World Health Organisation (WHO) to detect persons with hypertension and ensure that they adhere to treatment by providing free of cost medication near their homes.

Made-in-India test kit to detect Omicron gets ICMR nod

January 06, 2022 8:48 pm

Apart from identifying the B.1.1.529 (Omicron) variant, the kit can also detect any other circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants.

Pune-based firm's kit that can detect all current variants of Covid-19 gets ICMR nod

December 18, 2021 7:32 am

🔴 The CoviDelta kit has been indigenously developed by GenePath Diagnostics.

Covishield, Covaxin: the findings of a large efficacy study

November 23, 2021 10:23 am

The overall effectiveness against severe Covid was 80 per cent with two doses of Covishield, and 69 per cent with two doses of Covaxin.

Drones for vaccines: ICMR seeks bids, Telangana explores ‘Medicines from Sky’

June 15, 2021 7:05 am

Companies with logistics experience including Flipkart and Dunzo have announced their consortia under Telangana’s drone delivery scheme to develop and execute drone deliveries there.

Plea against Covaxin Phase 2/3 trial in children: Delhi HC notice to Centre, Bharat Biotech

May 19, 2021 12:18 pm

The division bench, however, declined to issue any interim order and listed the case for hearing on July 15.

Explained: How likely is Covid-19 reinfection? Here are findings of an ICMR study

May 18, 2021 10:50 am

Among 1,300 individuals who tested positive twice, an ICMR study has found that 4.5% could be reinfection cases. Why are the rest ruled out as such, and what are the implications of the findings?

Fighting the infodemic

July 31, 2020 9:31 am

A unified database of COVID-19 patients would streamline immediate responses and warn of future effects

TB vaccine as anti-Covid candidate: what ICMR will study in BCG trial

May 20, 2020 7:16 pm

India, like many other Asian, African, and Latin American countries, has a current national BCG vaccination policy for all at birth.