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Jammu institute develops breast cancer drug

17 January 2012

JAMMU:  The Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu, has developed a drug for the treatment of hypertension and breast cancer, an official said. The drug ‘Risorine’ is presently used by the medical fraternity for management of tuberculosis.

The director said the institution has “produced drugs with low toxicity for the treatment of hyper-tension and breast cancer.”

He said “Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in the world which produces basic drug element ‘texas beccata’ for management of cancers,” and claimed that the IIIM, Jammu has “one of the four highly technical laboratories in the country to handle microbes and conduct researches.”…..

Read more: http://www.deccanjournal.com/jammu-institute-develops-breast-cancer-drug/

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Written by csirindia

January 21, 2012 at 10:38 am

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