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#India – After 7 deaths DEATHS, government rapped for lapses over clinical trials

Rupali Mukherjee, TNN | Aug 31, 2013, 04.31 AM IST In a further indication of the rot in the country’s healthcare system, a parliamentary panel has rapped the government for gross irregularities in drug trials, under-reporting and lapses in monitoring serious adverse… Continue Reading →

The Bhopal Disaster and Medical Research

Vol – XLVII No. 49, December 08, 2012 |  EPW-C Sathyamala and N D Jayaprakash The Supreme Court, in its fi nal order of October 1991, upheld the compensation settlement with Union Carbide which made the Government of India liable for any shortfall… Continue Reading →

#India-Ganga is now a deadly source of cancer,#study

Anirban Ghosh | Oct 17, 2012, 12.52AM IST   KOLKATA: The holy Ganga is a poison river today. It’s so full of killer pollutants that those living along its banks in Uttar Pradesh, Biharand Bengal are more prone to cancer than anywhere else in the country, says a recent… Continue Reading →

When battered people took on the pesticide industry #Endolsulphan

Author(s): Sunita Narain, Down to Earth Date: Aug 15, 2012 Today, I want to tell you a true story of extraordinary courage. The past week, I was in Kasaragod, a district in Kerala, splendid in beauty and with abundant natural resources, but… Continue Reading →

A quarter of India’s mentally ill homeless

  Firstpost India Jul 31, 2012   New Delhi: In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The 55-year-old scans every word – her brother… Continue Reading →

Brahmin sperm in high demand among childless couples # WTFnews

Mansi Choksi & Sharmila Ganesan Ram, TNN | May 13, 2012 MUMBAI: Dr Aniruddh Malpani, an infertility expert in Mumbai, often invokes playwright George Bernard Shaw‘s conversation with French actress Sarah Bernhardt when inundated with elitist requests from couples seeking sperm donors. “Just think Monsieur… a… Continue Reading →

Drug trials : Madhya Pradesh chief secretary fails to report to NHRC

 Feb1, 2012, Asish Gaur TOI INDORE : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)’s order to the Madhya Pradesh chief secretary to report to it the details of the controversial human drug trials in Indore, has run into a procedural wall…. Continue Reading →

Indore psychiatrists admit to conducting drug trials on mentally ill patients

INDORE : Days after several government doctors of Indore were penalised for illegally conducting drug trials on mentally ill patients, some doctors admitted on camera to the ongoing unethical practices in the profession. Headlines Today conducted a sting operation to… Continue Reading →

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