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ICMR develops affordable quick test kits for diagnosing genetic bleeding disorders

Patients with severe Haemophilia A or Von Willebrand disease can have life threatening spontaneous or post-traumatic bleeding like brain haemorrhage and gastrointestinal bleeding. In emergency medical setting, it is important to have a quick diagnosis of bleeding disorders for treatment.

Health ministry puts stem cell in ‘new drugs’ list, man moves court to continue treatment

On a video call, Bhatia slowly mouths his words. “Muscles in my face, shoulder and arms have become weak again. Imagine simple acts of speaking, smiling, kissing, lifting a cup. I can’t perform them easily”.


Adolescent girls not mentally prepared for early marriage, have no say in groom selection: study

But the study found that the mental preparedness of the adolescents was “very poor”, as they were “very scared and anxious” when they learnt that they were going to get married. “There was a distinct lack of knowledge and awareness among girls regarding certain sexual and reproductive health issues that fuelled their fear and anxiety,” said researchers.

After gastrointestinal app, PGI works on more specialties

According to Dr Dutta, through this app, a doctor in a remote area can get latest information about 15 GI diseases.

Mumbai Underground: Greener than thou

The latest government department to be targetted by cyber criminals is the Maharashtra forest department.

ART Bill on IVF may come up in winter session

The guidelines, framed by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), have been pending since 2010.


At 30, capital has highest ‘confirmed’ ART clinics in country

Total of 185 clinics across India, health officials say registration response has been low

N-E tops cancer list, spike in gall bladder cases in Delhi women

The Northeast takes the top three slots for the incidence of cancer among both men and women: ICMR

State medical council sends notice to doctor

The MMC is now planning to bring up the case in its next meeting.

State medical council sends notice to doc

State health minister has asked MMC for an update on the inquiry into the complaint and said a report should be submitted to him.