A drug delivery solution can improve cancer management and treatment

New Delhi, October 13, 2022: A novel site-specific drug delivery method using gold nanoparticles can improve the management and treatment of cancer. There are more than 200 different types of cancers known which are currently being treated through surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Many of these cancers can be cured if detected early and treated […]

Newly identified gene could be clue to treatment of fungal infection in immuno-compromised patients

New Delhi, August 30, 2022: A newly identified gene can hold the key to prevent fungal infection Candidiasis that often affects intensive-care unit (ICU) patients, cancer patients and patients receiving immunosuppressive therapy. The gene called CSA6 has been identified in Candida albicans a fungal species infamous for causing high rates of morbidity and mortality under […]

Hydrophobic ingredients, in combination with obsolete antibiotics, can counter multidrug-resistant bacteria

New Delhi, August 03, 2022: A new ingredient that can weakly perturb bacterial membrane, thus countering bacterial resistance to multiple classes of antibiotics, can help revive the efficacy of obsolete antibiotics. This strategy can combat the most critical group of bacteria enabling the existing antibiotic arsenal to be used again for complicated infections. It can […]

Multi-sectorial strategies for the prevention and control of pollen allergy

New Delhi, April 06, 2022: Indian Scientists have suggested that large scale measures like developing pollen forecast systems and training of health care professionals and personal measures like following pollen forecasts, use of face masks, spectacles, and air filters, regularly taking prescribed medications, limiting outdoor exposure, and avoiding gardening or grass-cutting during peak pollen seasons could help minimize the onset and […]

Cases of Fairbank’s disease and acromegaly in India

New Delhi, February 21, 2022: Acromegaly disease has been addressed by the Government of India. Fairbank’s disease (Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia) patients usually requires management of pain and orthopedic procedures, for which facilities are available at tertiary care institutions in India. Another rare disorder, Acromegaly is caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone, most often from […]

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Proton Therapy for cancer treatment!

Proton Therapy could be used for cancer treatment. The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu said this when he was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the Apollo’s State-of-the-art Proton Cancer Centre, which is the first such centre in Southeast Asia, in Chennai yesterday. Naidu appreciated the Apollo Hospitals for starting Proton Therapy centre which uses […]

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Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai records 100% ‘cashless’ transaction

Tata Memorial Hospital or the Tata Memorial Centre Cancer Hospital, Mumbai, which functions under the aegis of Department of Atomic Energy Govt of India, has achieved 100% “cashless” transaction through the use of exclusive hospital – specific multipurpose pre- paid “Smartcard” which is infact a unique multipurpose card not only offering the facility to make […]