Indian Council of Medical Research

National hospital-based registry to identify risks of blood clot in veins

The exercise will help plan a quick response to VTE and strengthen the healthcare facilities, said Dr Nabendu Chatterjee, head of the Basic Medical Sciences Division and National Coordinator.

published on : 14th June 2022

ICMR releases guidelines for type-1 diabetes as cases among children go up

The document reported narrowing of urban-rural differences in the burden of diabetes. It also took cognizance of the fact that type 1 diabetes is rising among the younger population in the country. 

published on : 6th June 2022

Indian Council of Medical Research sets rules for using drones in healthcare

The guide that adheres to the new Drone Rules 2021 will help avoid confusion as the usage of drones is new in the healthcare system.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Publish SOP of blood sample for Covid tests: Delhi HC

According to the petitioners, there is no mechanism of oversight by the state government, in regard to the collection of blood samples.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Omicron neutralises Delta, gives immunity against other variants too, says ICMR study

It suggests that the immune response induced by the Omicron could effectively neutralise the Delta variant, making the re-infection with Delta variant less likely.

published on : 27th January 2022

Centre reiterates importance of Test, Track, Treat, Vaccinate and Adherence to COVID Appropriate Behaviour against Covid-19

The minister said that vaccination against COVID results in low hospitalisation and severity, as is seen globally.

published on : 10th January 2022

Andhra government gives nod to set up virus laboratory at Machilipatnam

The laboratory will be established between the outpatient ward and general ward for the convenience of the patients.

published on : 12th October 2021