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‘National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020’ released by ICMR estimated an increasing trend

‘National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020’, released by the Indian Council of Medical Research raised concern over the assumption of increasing cancer cases in India by 12% in the next five years. Key findings The report estimated 1.5 million people are going to suffer from non-communicable diseases by 2025. Cancer caused by tobacco will contribute ..

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Cabinet approves 5 year extension of Biomedical Research Career Programme

The Union Cabinet approved the extension of the Biomedical Research Career Programme and Wellcome Trust (WT)/DBT India Alliance beyond its initial 10-year term to a new five year phase. The extension is carried for its new 5 year phase from 2019-20 to 2023-24 with the Department of Biotechnology increasing its commitment to two times that ..

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Centre issued new Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019

Health and Family Welfare Ministry have issued the Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019 with a motive to enhance clinical research in the country. The new rules will alter the regulatory landscape for the approval of new drugs and conduct of clinical trials in the country. These new rules will be applied to all new ..

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Maharashtra registered Maximum Number of Deaths due to SAEs during Drug Trials

As per the data of the Drug Controller-General of India, India recorded 2061 drug trial-related deaths during the period (January 2008- January 2012). Maharashtra registered maximum number of 268 deaths due to SAEs (Serious Adverse Events) during drug trials while Madhya Pradesh recorded the least number of such deaths.

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