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CSIR launches India’s first ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) today launched the country’s first anti-diabetic ayurvedic drug for type two Diabetes mellitus.

The drug BGR-34 is developed jointly by National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) and Central Institute for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), the Lucknow-based research units of CSIR.

Launching the drug at a function here, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-NBRI, Dr A K S Rawat said, “Six crore adult Indian population has been found to be diabetic and there is no effective solution for diabetes as yet…

Read more: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/526766/csir-launches-indias-first-ayurvedic.html

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Written by csirindia

February 4, 2016 at 9:06 am

Posted in CIMAP, NBRI

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