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The Union Cabinet today approved the Pharmaceuticals Purchase Policy (PPP), for a period of...

New Delhi October 31,2013:The renewal of the PPP aims at ensuring optimum utilization of the installed capacity of the pharma CPSEs. It would not only provide necessary fillip in reviving these CPSEs, which are ailing but also ensure availability...

Skin Alive Clinic’s Founder Dr. Chiranjiv Chhabra tells about laser hair removal for men

New Delhi, May 29, 2014 -  A lot of men these days visit dermatology clinics to get their facial hair reduced and groomed to give a desired and sizzling look to their beard It’s...

Internet Based Solution to Help Manage Obesity in India

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.

Dabur seeks to widen distribution network

Mumbai, March, 15,2014: After ‘Project Double’, which increased its rural penetration by 2.5 times over the past two years, Dabur India has launched a new initiative called ‘Project Core’ to expand its distribution footprint in the chemist channel. The...

Sanofi Pasteur chooses India’s Emcure to market rabies vaccine in the country

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi-aventis, has entered into a marketing and distribution agreement with Emcure Pharmaceuticals in India for its anti-rabies vaccine, Verorab. The product will be imported and supplied by Sanofi Pasteur India Pvt Ltd, and...

Prime Minister’s remarks at the Victory over Polio Celebrations

New Delhi February 12, 2014:- Following is the text of Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s remarks at the Victory over Polio Celebrations in New Delhi today: “This is indeed a historic day. It is a day that we have worked...

Shortage of Trained Nurses and Midwives

New Delhi December 18, 2013: There is a shortage of trained nurses and midwives in the country. As per Planning Commission’s National Taskforce Report there would be a gap of 9.55 lakhs nurses by 2012 of which 2 to...

Lupin buys Mexican firm

MUMBAI, MAR 28, 2014 : Lupin Ltd has acquired Mexico’s speciality pharmaceutical company Laboratorios Grin, for an undisclosed sum. The move marks Lupin’s entry into the Mexican and larger Latin American market. Mexico is one of the fast-growing...

Chairman Flags Off Mobile Hospital in Bengaluru

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.