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Narayana Hrudayalaya’s Q4 FY17 income up 13.1% at Rs. 4,835 Torrent Pharma reports 12% fall in its revenue for FY 2016-1 Sun Pharma reports 9% growth in FY2017 at Rs. 30,264 crores Sun Pharma reports 8% drop in Q4 gross sales at Rs. 6,825 cr Sun Pharma announces US FDA filing acceptance of BLA for Til WHO’s tobacco control award for Health Minister JP Nadda Mapping human health Chemists on nationwide strike over e-pharmacy regulations Unitus hires Milind Shah as healthcare venture partner Toro Finserve launches IHOF A new combination of drugs for combating hepatitis C A new genetic test for anal cancer IFC planning investment in Biological E Oxa Health becomes travel agent for patients Lucknow University collaborates with IHAT Lupin Pharma gets USFDA approval for five drugs Dr. Meshram honored for contribution to neurology Ozone Ayurvedics launches herbal eye drops Felix Hospital wins global award New mobile app launched by BPL MedTech Researchers design antibody for reducing cholesterol level New gene sequencing study unleashes the spread of Zika First three cases of Zika Virus confirmed in India by WHO International Day of Yoga-2017 to be organised in Lucknow Researchers develop faster and cheaper cardiac imaging test Swiss scientists create artificial viruses to combat cancer 3D bioprinted cartilage developed PM lays foundation stone of IARI at Gogamukh in Assam New technology developed by Synaptive Medical and CSU Avacen’s new device secures Health Canada approval Digi Lockers for cancer patients HCG launches Triesta Genomics and Translational Research Cen Fenway gets its first lab tenant BP medicine by Glenmark gets USFDA nod Fish skin to treat severe burns Pranab Mukherjee unwraps Aster Emergency App in New Delhi A new brain mapping tool developed Jubilant increases prices for Vitamin B3 up to 15% WHO to begin pilot prequalification of biosimilars for cance Germany and India to cooperate in alternative medicine ICMR signs agreement with Emami to develop herbal drugs Havas acquires health agency Sorento India to implement WHO standards on reporting clinical trial Next-Gen heart valve created Spain and India to cooperate in the field of Organ Transplan PCI Biotech and RXi Pharmaceuticals Extend Their Collaborati Cabinet approves phasing out FIPB Bioverativ acquires True North Therapeutics Dutch students unveil the world’s first bio-composite car Waist size could predict risk of developing cancer: WHO Stud ICMR to implement UN agency's standards on clinical trials Elsevier adds ClinicalKey to its global resources New study for targeting ovarian tumors Improved diagnosis for male infertility Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam Cabinet approves MoU between Spain and India on cooperation Foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes FDA nod to Strides Shasun for dementia drug AMRITA to provide medical care to Bangladesh Armed Forces Sterile mice becomes fertile through stem cell therapy Iranian researchers conduct studies on stem cells and their Strides Shasun receives USFDA Approval for Memantine Hydroch Booklet on climate change now in braille Eye drops to treat age-related blindness New therapy developed for atherosclerosis Stem cells from fat aid in the regeneration of cartilage in Spit found to hold a clue for future brain health Dr. Harsh Vardhan assumes charge as Environment Minister Special FDA approval for cancer treatment AstraZeneca and Francis Crick Institute sign research agreem Zydus gets approval for antihistamine drug Toro Finserve to invest in Healthcare Real Estate Dr. Bimal Desai wins Healthcare Innovator Award Cognizant introduces healthcare administration platform Masimo launches Root patient monitoring GST to be biggest achievement of Modi Govt: ASSOCHAM Cabinet approves IACM for accelerating discovery research A better, cheaper healthcare with dry blood samples Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces latest in Capillary Elec DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals Wins Indian Patent Infringement GST will lead to lower tax burden in medicaments Columbia Asia hires Dr. Kelvin Loh as CEO to navigate its ne Scientists create membrane that can filter all types of nano Baxter launches new hemodialysis system Apps launched for fast and accurate ABG test and neonatal re Lupin gets approval for anti-allergy drug Biofabrication Institute opening in Queensland PM releases book series on M.S. Swaminathan: The Quest for a Dr. Harsh Vardhan assumes charge as Environment Minister Researchers produce blood stem cells in lab for the first ti IHH leads race to acquire Singh brothers’ healthcare operati Researchers create a T-shirt that monitors breathing rate Graphene-based sensor for improving asthma Indian researchers use a novel route to kill TB bacteria Indian Wins Top Intel Science Award in U.S. New hope in a ground-breaking clinical trial Nadda launches pneumococcal conjugate vaccine under Universa Neal Cutler conferred with the title of Best CEO in CRO Indu Stent Pricing: A right move Government is to take Janaushadhi scheme to every Block: Ana Aetna International launches ‘vHealth by Aetna’ an answer to Indian Health Organisation by Aetna International aims INR 3 Cancer - Finding A Better Cure Cabinet approved the proposal for setting up of Indian Agric Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves Industry-Acad A clinical trial of Type-2 Diabetes drug saves life of Brist A new way of growing stem cells is discovered Amitabh Bachchan is now the WHO goodwill ambassador for Hepa Padamshree recipient Anil Joshi has been conferred Biotechno National study by IMA, HCFI & Eris Lifesciences reveals hig Mankind Pharma launches “Azilsartan” an Anti-Hypertensive dr Claris Lifesciences might exit Pharma biz Belgian scientists turn polluted air into hydrogen fuel Bacteria can form living materials with liquid crystals, say Dr Reddy's signs agreement with US-based Amgen to market thr Ambani makes way for Kiran Mazumdar Shaw to head IIM Bangalo Agilent Technologies announces expanded use for PD-L1 IHC 28 Columbia Asia Hospitals announces appointment of the new CEO DBT holds strategy meet to build $100 billion Indian biotech Dr Duru Shah becomes the new president of ISAR Scientist uses Raman laser for early detection of bacteria Mustard set to be India’s first GM food, gets regulator nod Sofie Biosciences to acquire Zevacor Pharma Merck opens new M Lab Collaboration Center in Bangalore New pH sensor to provide insights into tumor metabolism World’s first CT images of biological tissues produced Shares of Biocon continue to fall on US FDA observations Clearsynth introduces High-Field Bio NMR facility at Hyderab Milann Hospital receives approval from ICMR Universities UK chief is new Royal Society of Biology presid Sangamo Therapeutics teams up with Pfizer Replacing inhalers with a new drug Potential way to design new antibiotics Scientists convert skin to blood vessels Experimental technology for monitoring drug levels in the bo A new detector for flu Insulin independence for diabetes achieved Intel to provide health care support to parents of its emplo GNH India clears Kenyan Pharmacy and Poison board audit Sensely collaborates with Mayo Clinic FDA studies for OncAlert® cancer test commences Piramal Enterprises plans to raise Rs 4000 crore Asthma drug by AstraZeneca fails Generic blood cancer drug launched by Natco Rajasthan Antibiotics Ltd to raise Rs. 50 Crore VC Funding Claris sells stake to Otsuka for $20 m $1.5 m granted to 26 biotech startups by Karnataka Govt. Stem cell bank to come up at KGMU Simple e-health tool for helping diabetes patients A new therapeutic cell-separation technique developed New chlamydia drug targets discovered New technique for reducing blood sugar levels Metabolic markers to diagnose typhoid fever 3 Indian scientists elected fellows of Royal society A unique enzyme for gluten-sensitive patients Researchers shed new light on influenza detection A molecular slingshot created for shooting drugs IIT-B professor wins Young Scientist award Medrobotics receives FDA approval Smart healthcare initiative launched by Samsung Water based gel for healing burn injuries Diplomat acquires WRB Communications Torrent completes acquisition of Novartis brands Karnataka State Pollution Control Board directs Pall to clos Inhealthcare and Roche Diagnostics in partnership A new system for visual pain communication Bruker acquires microscopy company Luxendo A clinical study agreement between Regeneron and Inovio Glocal Healthcare joins hands with Rajasthan government Natco Pharma launches generic hepatitis C drug in India First ever healthcare facilities census launched Eris Lifesciences gets SEBI nod for IPO Transdisciplinary University launches new academic programs Series A funding raised by health-tech startup Good Methods CureFit Healthcare secures $3 million in funding Optical spectroscopy for assessing kidney function Bacterial drug resistance can be reversed PerkinElmer wins leadership award for contribution to Health Seema Verma is the key architect of Republican healthcare bi India and Japan intensify cooperation in medical device regu Smart contact lens sensor developed First synthetic retina for the visually impaired created New microscopic technique to detect metastatic melanomas Yuvraj Singh-backed Healthians raises funds AI-powered health-tech startup HealthMir raises seed funding $400 million congressional increase for Alzheimer's research Mandira Bedi launches PHL products in New Delhi 74 percent revenue growth for Cryoport Frog substance shown to kill human flu viruses Jubilant Life to buy Triad Isotopes' radio-pharmacy business Sartorius Stedim Biotech launches Chemistry Testing Services Agilent Technologies receives multiple awards in China Parkway Pantai raises stake in Continental Hospitals Brinton Pharma raises $4 mn from Tata Capital’s healthcare f TPG, General Atlantic to bid for Fortis Healthcare, SRL Vivet Therapeutics raises €37.5 million in Series A financin New blood test to predict benefits of prostate cancer treatm Editor's view on Branded Vs Generics SeQuent's arm Alivira gets USFDA nod Immediate reporting of coronary stent shortage Simple blood tests for improving hypertension treatment Stereotactic radiation highly effective for kidney cancer Philips expands next generation EMR solution into European m AMTZ to host first help desk on new medical devices rules Omnicell announces launch of XT Cabinets MiMedx receives innovative technology Supplier of the Year A ReThink Medical raises $3M Series A funding Teewinot Life Sciences Corporation secures $12.3 Million in SkinCeuticals announces partnership with ReSurge Internation GSK invests $139 million to expand production capacity Sutter Physician Services announces new CEO Quest Diagnostics CIO wins 2017 Forbes Innovation Award New Directions Behavioral Health announces new CEO AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi (Durvalumab) receives US FDA accelerat A new drug for diabetes Success in 3-D bioprinting of cartilage Varex Imaging acquires PerkinElmer's medical imaging busines Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. completed Phase 3 trials for FMX Apollo Cradle, Apollo Clinic launched in Amritsar A new test kit for early cancer detection A promising technology for killing microbes A glow stick for detecting cancer MPEG LA invites CRISPR-Cas9 patents to be pooled in a one-st Takeda announces FDA Accelerated Approval of ALUNBRIG™ (brig Dr. Vivekanand Jha elected as President of International Soc 58 new medical colleges in India by 2018 Hospital successfully performs robotic surgery to treat pati 60 medicines declared 'substandard' by drug regulator
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Inherited Diseases Spreading Its Web in India

India is a vast nation with a huge population which is growing with a rapid pace. The scale at which this country’s population is growing, it invites many health hazards and one most common among them is genetic disorders or most commonly known as inherited diseases. There are many reasons behind these inherited diseases such as large population, high birth rate, consanguineous marriage favoured in many communities tec. An estimated 495,000 infants with congenital malformations, 390,000 with G6PD deficiency, 21,400 with Down syndrome, 9,000 with β-thalassaemia, 5,200 with sickle cell disease, and 9,760 with amino acid disorders are born each year.
The prevalence of late-onset multi-factorial disorders (including coronary artery disease, hypertension and psychiatric disorders) is also large. Due to inadequate diagnostic, management and rehabilitation facilities, the burden of these disorders is greater than in Western countries.





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