New Delhi, Delhi, India, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) -- Obesity and being overweight is directly related to heart health, diabetes, cholesterol and other lifestyle diseases that are a primary cause for deaths in India. Estimates suggest that of the 400 million people living in urban India, 74% are overweight or obese, that is almost 300 million people. Western nations like the US face increasing health care costs due to lifestyle diseases from high incidence of obesity. And with the current state of increasing obesity, India is headed in the same direction.
GVK Biosciences and Onconova Therapeutics Establish Novel Joint Development Partnership to Advance New Drugs...
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India and Newtown, PA, United States, Wednesday, January 09, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) -- GVK BIO, Asia's leading Contract Research and Development organization and Onconova Therapeutics, a U.S. based biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on discovery and development of novel small molecules for Oncology, today announced that they have entered into a novel joint partnership to develop new drugs for Cancer.
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) -- BAE Systems Chairman Dick Olver today flagged off a mobile mini hospital called 'Smile on Wheels' that will provide primary healthcare services to underserved communities in the city. The mini hospital is part of the Company's Corporate Responsibility programme in India through which it supports development programmes in the areas of primary education and healthcare in rural and urban communities across seven states of the country. For this, BAE Systems has partnered with Smile Foundation, a national level development organization with an outreach of over 200,000 underprivileged children, women and youth across 25 Indian states.