Hardly a week goes by when the term ˜clinical trial” is not in news, and unfortunately, in recent times, it’s been more for the wrong reasons. On January 9, Financial Times reported Novartis will face a criminal investigation for wrongful marketing practices of its popular blood pressure medicine Diovan. Then there was this detailed […]
If 2013 proved to be good for ISRO and space enthusiasts, 2014 can prove to be even better. Mankind will get more details, pictures and data of the awesome Martian landscape
While stress reduces neural activity in the hippocampus, it makes amygdala hyperactive. This is the key contrast that explains why our factual memory declines but anxiety increases and why most anti-depressants are not very effective
It appears that the human race is at crossroads as well as at a frontier which is as much technological as moral and philosophical.
I realised the paradox of genomics: itâ€™s intimate and abstract at the same time. For computational biologists in the room my DNA sequences amounted to a mere case; for me, genomics was never more personal
As genome sequencing cost plummets, we’ll soon be bar coded. What are we going to do with all the sequencing data? Have better control over our health or grapple with suspicion or privacy?
Assuming that the data protection policy comes into effect soon, by linking each UID number to a personâ€™s electronic health record (EHR), India can leapfrog health management.
More than 150 varieties of seaweeds are used as human food worldwide. Can India pour research money and attention to seaweeds for tackling chronic malnutrition?
Most-of the innovation effort today exhibits one-sided emphasis which is lopsided and based on an incomplete understanding of what makes market leaders
The system which was meant to be inclusive has turned out to be favouring a certain Board and section of society