Viral diversity testing for HIV to soon be a reality in India

HIV and viral hepatitis are among the biggest public health threats in India today, as they can produce many genotypes, which keep combining to form recombinant strains or mutations making detection trickier. Keping this in min, an AIDS research foundation is set to study the India’s viral diversity to improve accuracy of diagnostic tests

Viral diversity testing for HIV to soon be a reality in IndiaIn India, according to the National Aids Control Organization in 2015, Andra Pradesh and Telangana have the highest estimated number of people living with HIV. This is followed by Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. These seven states together account for two thirds (64.4%) of total estimated people living with HIV. Understanding this, Y.R. […]

One Rupee Clinic to soon provide medical aid at your doorstep

With ‘One Rupee Clinic’ gaining popularity in Mumbai, it has added a new feature by starting free home facility for CT scan, MRI, USG bookings as well as a pick up facility for senior citizens

One Rupee Clinic to soon provide medical aid at your doorstepIn an attempt to make diagnostic tests affordable, the ‘One Rupee Clinic’, an initiative by a Mumbai doctor in making healthcare cheaper for the common man, has now decided to get the tests available at door steps for senior citizens. The ‘One Rupee Clinic’ was an initiative started in May this year to help patients […]