The State of Medical Research in India
The increased longevity of humans over the past century can be significantly attributed to advances resulting from medical research. Among the major benefits of medical research have been vaccines for measles and polio, insulin treatment for diabetes, classes of antibiotics for treating a host of maladies, medication for high blood pressure, improved treatments for AIDS among many.

However, India has made very little, if not next to none, contribution towards these researches. Why is it so?

The term ‘medical research’ roughly refers to an organized way to learn more about health in general, and also about better ways to prevent and treat diseases that already exist and diseases that are newly being found due to gene mutation, more effectively and efficiently....