Dengue is an ongoing major public health concern in India, with 1,88,401 new cases being reported in 2017 alone. New research from the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, describes a novel strategy towards developing a vaccine for this disease that circumvents the risk of the deadly dengue shock syndrome.
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) collaborated with Delhi Dance Theater and PULSE to raise awareness about HIV vaccine development and highlight the struggles of HIV-positive individuals.
Scientists show vitamin C can improve efficacy of TB medication and reduce the time needed for recovery.
Newly identified biomarker may help patients with oral cancer avoid surgery, thereby lessening morbidity and cost of treatment.
Mimicking the body's natural blood coagulants, scientists fashion artificial peptides with superior clotting properties.
Unfazed by opposition from international community, Indian scientists propose a new use for nano-sized curcumin in reducing toxicity caused by anti-tuberculosis drugs and in preventing reinfection of tuberculosis.
Chromatin released from dying cancer cells can penetrate healthy cells and make them cancerous. This raises questions about conventional theories of cancer metastasis and also opens up new avenues for cancer diagnostics.