Covid-19: Perils Of Haste In Scientific Decision-Making Process

Multifaceted threats posed by Coronavirus to the humanity, are getting increasingly complex, every day. Currently, Covid-19 cases in India are ‘the highest that any country has ever recorded on a single day since the start of the outbreak.’ Alongside, the hopes of billions … Continue reading

Infections may cause NCDs like, diabetes and cancer: Ongoing scientific quest to decipher the mystery

To create a positive health impact on the lives of billions of people, the United Nations (UN) on September 19, 2011 unanimously adopted a ‘Political Declaration’ on ‘Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)’.  In the years ahead, this path-breaking initiative on NCDs, … Continue reading

Biosimilar Drugs -A raging scientific debate with mounting global commercial interest

On December 11, 2008, Reuters reported that two days after Merck & Co. announced a major push into generic versions of biotechnology medicines, Eli Lilly & Co. signaled similar aspirations. This report raised many eyebrows in the global pharmaceutical industry, … Continue reading