AIIMS officials confirmed that at least 100 samples have been tested between December and June and that “no sample has been tested positive so far”.

NAGPUR: The national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for screening of all pregnant women for Zika virus as a precautionary and vigilance measure against the disease.

Delhi infant with the condition tests negative, the first case for which blood work up was done

Despite confirmation of three cases last month, Zika may not be a recent introduction to the country.

The study covered 57,000 people across 15 states and Union Territories

On an average, diabetes is twice as common in urban areas than in rural areas

Previous studies have not adequately captured the heterogeneous nature of the diabetes epidemic in India. The aim of the ongoing national Indian Council of Medical Research–INdia DIABetes study is to estimate the national prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in India by estimating the prevalence by state.

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A parliamentary panel headed by Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury will discuss the issue of genetically modified (GM) crops with multinational seed firms and activists.

India is set to embark on the largest-ever screening of its population for hypertension in one go.

Clinical research in India may soon get a much-needed boost.

The government will launch a 15-day campaign to trace tuberculosis cases on the lines of its polio drive, a top official announced at the launch of the India TB Research and Development Corporation