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Do plastic containers pollute medicines? Govt directs ICMR to find out

Do plastic containers pollute medicines? Govt directs ICMR to find out

Last year, a government study detected toxic materials, including lead, in plastic bottles of cough syrups and other liquid medicines.

Jun 18, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
India's first womb transplants: Both recipients and donors doing well; ICMR says Pune hospital did not seek its nod

India's first womb transplants: Both recipients and donors doing well; ICMR says Pune hospital did not seek its nod

On May 18, a 21-year-old woman from Solapur, who received her mother's womb, became the first person to undergo a uterus transplant in India.

May 29, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Swine flu scare in summer? Researchers discover new strain in India as H1N1 cases continue to rise

Swine flu scare in summer? Researchers discover new strain in India as H1N1 cases continue to rise

The Michigan strain, which has been in circulation in the USA for the last two years, has been identified in Hyderabad and other other parts of India.

Apr 11, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Rise in cancer cases in India, says government

Rise in cancer cases in India, says government

As per Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the cases have increased to 14,51,417 in 2016 from 12,70,781 in 2013.

Dec 02, 2016, 16:05 PM IST