A 10-year-old school boy committed suicide by jumping from his 19th floor apartment here after his parents banned him from playing computer games.
The lack of thorough and reliable clinical data on the way medicines affect children requires strengthened safety monitoring and vigilance of medicinal products. This is the fundamental message of Promoting safety of medicines for children, released today by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Some scientific results are hard to spot, especially in genetic research. Often scientists are unable to physically see if the gene they inserted into a cell has produced the desired trait.
Despite a Rs 650 crore market and an annual growth rate of 25 per cent, Homeopathy is often considered a last resort when other treatments had failed, says a new research study.