Diagnostic

Centre revokes restrictions on export of Covid diagnostic kits, RT-PCR kits, reagents

Centre revokes restrictions on export of Covid diagnostic kits, RT-PCR kits, reagents

Oct 18, 2021

The revoking of export restrictions also includes RT-PCR kits and reagents, Covid-19 rapid antigen testing kits, VTM kits and reagents among others.

Testing Time: Indian Pharma’s foray into diagnostics

Testing Time: Indian Pharma’s foray into diagnostics

Oct 15, 2021

After companies like Mankind, where the promoters have funded a foray into this space, Reliance Life Sciences, a major player that offers certain niche diagnostic services and is perhaps looking at others areas too, the latest entrant now is Lupin, one of India’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

Emerging startups disrupting the healthcare industry with innovative diagnostic solutions

Emerging startups disrupting the healthcare industry with innovative diagnostic solutions

Oct 11, 2021

Various start-ups have been emerging since then and have been disrupting the industry with innovations including those of telehealth, teleconsultations, and especially diagnostic solutions.

Significance of diagnostics has been brought into sharp focus during the Covid-19 pandemic

Significance of diagnostics has been brought into sharp focus during the Covid-19 pandemic

Oct 08, 2021

The testing equipment manufacturing industry too, has received a huge forward thrust due to the demand for providing upgraded equipment, creating newer software applications, and devising newer testing methods which require shorter turnaround time, while stressing on increased accuracy and precision in testing.

Future of genetic testing for preventive and diagnostic health

Future of genetic testing for preventive and diagnostic health

Oct 04, 2021

Early detection of the disease can give you an early start to make necessary lifestyle changes or charting an early medical treatment to prevent or delay the disease.

Diagnostic start-up DIVOC Health gets NABL Accreditation for its lab in Delhi

Diagnostic start-up DIVOC Health gets NABL Accreditation for its lab in Delhi

Oct 02, 2021

Recently, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) also reiterated the importance of having NABL accreditation.

Universal healthcare coverage, vulnerable communities and the need to revamp India’s primary healthcare

Universal healthcare coverage, vulnerable communities and the need to revamp India’s primary healthcare

Sep 28, 2021

It is generally accepted that India’s investment on healthcare falls way short of other countries with robust healthcare systems with just 1.26% of the total GDP being spent on public healthcare.

India diagnostic kit makers in for pandemic induced boom; localization remains the key

India diagnostic kit makers in for pandemic induced boom; localization remains the key

Sep 28, 2021

Emerging technological innovations in healthcare, such as bio-sensors, lab-on-a-chip, wearable devices, and POC diagnostics are increasingly becoming an important part of the healthcare landscape adding tailwinds to the sector.

Molbio’s Nipah test kit gets DCGI approval

Molbio’s Nipah test kit gets DCGI approval

Sep 28, 2021

Prior to the current reported case from Kozhikode in Kerala, India has reported three NiV outbreaks in the past at Siliguri in 2001 and Nadia in 2007 in West Bengal, and Kozhikode and Malappuram in Kerala in 2018.

CT scans: Should we undergo routine CT scans? Benefits, risks, and things to consider

CT scans: Should we undergo routine CT scans? Benefits, risks, and things to consider

Sep 28, 2021

Some people believe that CT scans can be a part of regular health screening procedures. Is that true? Financial Express Online explains.

COVID-19 has generated a dual impact on the diagnostics industry: Subhamoy Dastidar, Lilac Insights

COVID-19 has generated a dual impact on the diagnostics industry: Subhamoy Dastidar, Lilac Insights

Sep 28, 2021

‘With the ongoing pandemic, we are seeing rising health awareness among the general populace. Within the healthcare industry, there is now a growing slant towards genomics.’