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Dr Ashok Balasubramanyam named vice president for academic integration at Baylor College of Medicine

Houston (US): Dr Ashok Balasubramanyam has been named vice president for academic integration at Baylor College of Medicine and senior associate dean for academic affairs. His initial focus will be at Baylor St Luke’s Medical Centre.

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Out of unfailing dedication is born this young Medtech entrepreneur

New Delhi: When Nitesh Kumar Jangir was studying periodic table and human science in school in a small town in Madhya Pradesh, he was clear about where he wanted to go. Fascinated with new technology and gadgets right from his school days, he always wanted to make sense out of technology from theory to its practical applications.

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Doctors acting as a rubber stamp for drug companies?

New Delhi: A report by the parliamentary standing committee for health and family welfare, which looked at the functioning of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), reveals that some drug companies have been writing scientific recommendations of their own products and submitting them to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) after getting them endorsed by top doctors for a quicker marketing approval.

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XCyton develops diagnostic tool for life-threatening infections

Bangalore: XCyton Diagnostics has developed Syndrome Evaluation System (SES), a new diagnostic tool that would allow doctors to diagnose various life-threatening infections with just one test, in a few hours. The company claims its system is four times more accurate than conventional tests.

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