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Plea to encourage generic drugs

KOCHI, MAY 23, 2014: The All-Kerala Chemists and Druggists Association has urged the government to encourage the marketing of life-saving medicines in generic names and not as branded ones so that patients will get them at lower prices. AN...

Dr Reddy’s recalls heart-burn drug over ‘contamination’

Hyderabad, March 14,2014: According to the US Food and Drug Administration, the Hyderabad-based company was recalling 58,656 bottles of the drug due to a microbial contamination. The recall has been classified as ‘Class II’, which, as per FDA norms,...

Indian Health Ministry Ends Repeat Animal Testing for Drugs

New Delhi, March 21, 2016: Repeat animal testing of new drugs already tested abroad is now banned per a ruling today by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The ban falls under amendment Schedule Y, in the Appendix...

Australian Life Sciences Delegation Visit to India – Session on Innovations in Oncology Research

 Mumbai November  21, 2013 :  Hotel The Trident, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai : The Australian Trade Commission – The Australian Government’s trade, education and investment development agency is organising aSession on Innovations in Oncology Research - A dialogue with Australia...

Advinus’ GK-activator Achieves Early POC for Diabetes

Advinus Therapeutics Pvt. Ltd. - A TATA Enterprise Partnership Dialog Actively Underway Advinus Therapeutics, a research-based pharmaceutical company founded by globally experienced industry executives and promoted by the TATA Group, announced that it has successfully completed a 14-day POC...

Combined Medical Services Examination, 2013

New Delhi March 5, 2014:- Based on the results of the Combined Medical Services written examination 2013 held by the UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION on June 30,2013 and the interviews for Personality Test held in November-December 2013, the following...

EU bans imports from Ranbaxy unit

Company says that excepting cephalosporin injectable unit, all facilities are compliant New Delhi, Dec 08, 2014: Ranbaxy Laboratories is in trouble once again with Germany citing a unit of the drugmaker’s Dewas plant late last month for non-compliance and imposing a...

Nifty Pharma index in the red; Cipla, Lupin top drags 

New Delhi, November 27, 2017: Pharma stocks CiplaBSE -0.46 % (down 1.70 per cent), GlaxoSmithKline PharmaceuticalsBSE -0.79 % (down 0.92 per cent) and LupinBSE 0.30 % (down 0.42 per cent) were trading down in afternoon trade on Monday, dragging the...

‘Process innovation needs to be undertaken in early R&D – phase’ – predicts ADC...

Much needed more efficient manufacturing processes aren't being completed by pharma for ADCs Wales, June 06, 2018: ADC Biotechnology (ADC Bio) predicts that the next crucial phase of innovation to optimize and streamline production processes of ADCs will be designed at...

Sanofi Signs Agreement with Mannkind Corp to Develop and Market Insulin Inhaler

New Delhi, August 13, 2014 - French drugmaker Sanofi is trying to build insulin inhaler that would help diabetics from the requirement of taking insulin injections. For the same, Sanofi has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with MannKind Corp...