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Dishman Pharma to sell land to Nirma to cut debt

New Delhi March 10, 2014 : Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Ltd is in talks to sell its 175 hectares of land inGujarat toNirma for about Rs 650 crore to cut its debt. The Ahmedabad-based contract research...

“Bangalore INDIA BIO 2013 ” Inaugurated today

Bangalore, Monday 04th February 2013: The 13th edition of Bangalore India Bio (BIB) was inaugurated by Jagadish Shettar, Chief Minister, Karnataka. The event, organised by the Department of Information Technology, Bio-Technology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka and the Vision Group on Biotechnology, is being held at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore.

Free Cancer Screening for Women

New Delhi November 22, 2013: Cervical cancer is the most common female cancer in India and accounts for approximately 27% deaths worldwide. The illness is treatable if detected at an early stage, for which facilities are not easily available...

Metropolis Healthcare presents findings on Cancer Incidence in 2015

Delhi, February 06, 2016: Cancer is a major public health concern in India, as 6% of all deaths in India are due to cancers which contribute to 8% of global cancer mortality.The dreaded disease often attacks without warning. Cancer...

Ghulam Nabi Azad launches the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK)

 Azad: Rksk will Comprehensively Address the Health Needs of the Country’s Adolescent Population New Delhi January 8, 2013: Ghualm Nabi Azad, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK), here today. He also inaugurated...

Astrazeneca Pharma tumbles after board defers delisting offer

Mumbai March 6, 2014:- Astrazeneca Pharma India fell 7.13% to Rs 1,090 at 9:34ISTon BSE after the company said its board deferred the proposed delisting of the firm's shares from the domestic stock exchanges. The company made the announcement...

Dr Reddy’s launches anti-depressant generic in US

HYDERABAD, July 05, 2014 : Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories has launched Duloxetine delayed release capsules in the US market. The anti-depressant drug is the generic equivalent of Cymbalta. The brand and generic had a sales of $5 billion...

Strides Shasun subsidiary receives USFDA approval for Acetazolamide tablets

Mumbai, November 27, 2017: Pharma Major,Strides Shasun's said that its wholly owned subsidiary Strides Pharma Global has received approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for Acetazolamide Tablets USP, 125 mg and 250 mg., a generic version of Diamox Tablets. The...

Finnish Scientists Find Brain Cells Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

New Delhi, December 01, 2017: Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing in prevalence but we have no effective treatment. But, Finnish Researchers have found a new target to investigate. Researchers at the University of East Finland have found that astrocytes, the cells that support...

Affordable Drugs for Hepatitis C

New Delhi, May 13, 2015: The figures of Hepatitis C affected Indians who could not afford medical treatment are not collected centrally. However, the cost of treatment for Hepatitis C is high for the cases which require treatment. The...