Tobacco use kills more than seven million people every year and it is predicted to raise eight million deaths by 2030.s Due to tobacco use, 80% premature death occurs in low and middle income countries, which costs increase in health care expenditure and decrease in productivity.
Theme of this No tobacco day 31st May, 2017 is “Tobacco – a threat to development.”
The rise of developing markets has been a defining feature of the global economy in recent times. Emerging markets now contribute to more than half of global gross domestic product (GDP). When it comes to […]
WIPO defines Intellectual property as “creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.” The intellectual property can be protected by various IP rights […]
In the last decade, many new innovations have been made in the field of flexible packaging. The demand for new, different and desirable characteristics has resulted in the creation of many new polymers to fulfill […]
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In the hotly patent war over the priority to the invention of the CRISPR-Cas9 system between two of the most powerful universities in the US, last week on 15 February 2017, judges at USPTO ruled in favor of the Broad Institute, MIT and declared that “there is no interference-in-fact” between the two parties. In other words that the Broad Institute will retain the exclusive rights to decide who is allowed to use this groundbreaking thereby dealing a blow to the University of California.
An important aspect of chemical industry involves suitable packaging of the chemicals to ensure their ease of usage and maintenance of chemical integrity. Introduction of reusable packaging systems and septum cap packaging are few innovative […]
The key impediment to a cure for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is the presence of latent, HIV-infected cells, which can come back and produce new viruses when antiretroviral drug therapy is stopped. These latent, HIV-infected cells remain untouched by antiretroviral therapy and are not recognized by our immune system.