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PHFI Study Highlights the Need for a Health Focused Fiscal Policy for Tobacco Control

New Delhi , June 13, 2014 - Key findings from the PHFI’s report “An Empirical Study of India’s Fiscal Policies against Tobacco: A State Level Analysis” released 10% INCREASE IN CIGARETTE PRICES WILL LEAD TO ALMOST 3%...

Heart Attack Is Not Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Heart Attack and Sudden Cardiac Arrest by Dr.Vanita Arora , Associate Director & Head, Cardiac Electrophy siology Lab and Arrhythmia Services, Max Hospital, Saket. New Delhi, April 26, 2014: Rajendra Tolani, 65, was hospitalized after he was found...

India-Based Pharmaceutical Companies See Growing Need for Focused Medical Affairs Functions

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 4, 2014  Across the global healthcare landscape, the Medical Affairs function is essential for meeting a variety of challenges. Successful Medical Affairs groups often thrive because their organization realizes that they provide extremely valuable services. Despite this,...

Shri J P Nadda at AAPI Health Summit: Focus to Shift from ‘Sick Care’...

“Promotive and preventive health to empower everyone to become agent of positive health” New Delhi, Jan 03, 2015: The Government plans to shift the focus from ‘sick care’ to ‘healthcare’ and reduce the need for hospitalization/ tertiary care. Focus will now...

Pharma retail growth slows to 5% in December

MUMBAI: The year 2012 which started with a bang for the domestic pharma retail market, registering a double-digit growth, ended with a whimper. In December, the market recorded one of the lowest growth rates of a little over 5%.

The sluggish growth follows lacklustre November sales, which grew a tad over 4%. Sales in November were low due to most retail shops remaining closed during Diwali festivities, industry experts say.

Actavis Pharmaceutical

New Actavis / Bioton alliance to shake up diabetes market Global managed-care offering to help bring down treatment costs for 366 million diabetics Actavis and Bioton (WSE:BIO) announced today that they have formed a joint venture company for the...

Diabetes drug with a novel approach approved by USFDA

New Delhi January 13, 2014 :The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Farxiga (dapaglifozin) tablets aimed at improving the glycemic control in conjunction with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes. This drug by the drug company...

Pharma Spectrum 2014 to be held at The Holiday Inn, Mumbai on the...

Mumbai December 20, 2013:  Based on the recent research and valuable insights shared by over 50 senior Industry experts working in the Pharmaceutical industry, Goldman Communications & Infinity Business Services are organizing India’s Flagship event Pharma Spectrum 2014 ,...

Medical Consultation gets a new pulse with the ...

New Delhi,February 5,2014: Medical Second Opinion heralds India’s first innovative online medical portal offering second opinion services from the best doctors of various specialties and functions brought under one common platform. The basic aim is to bring to light the...

HCG announces new standard-of-care for cancer treatment in India

  HCG partners with Strand Life Sciences to integrate genomics as a ‘standard of care’ in cancer treatment and risk prediction Cancer treatment adapted for Indian genomic variations Affordable tests that improve precision treatment decisions and clinical...