Israel has expressed its willingness to share advanced digital technology in the health sector, which can be used for integration, analysis and processing of patients data, with India.
To encourage generic drug development, the US FDA posted a list of branded drugs that have no listed patents or exclusivity and for which the agency has yet to approve a generic drug application.
After three weeks of decent show this week most pharma stocks ended red. The week highlights include government making Aadhaar mandatory for treatment of tuberculosis, IHH pulling out of Fortis deal, US FDA chief indicating about speeding up generic approvals and Cipla settling an important patent challenge case with Roche on cancer drug Tarceva.
Ilaris costs about USD 200,000 for a single year's treatment. Novartis makes around USD 250 million annually on the drug. But the new indication, if approved by the regulator, would expand the sales manifold,
“While FDA doesn’t have a direct role in drug pricing, we can take steps to help address this problem by facilitating increased competition in the market for prescription drugs through the approval of lower-cost, generic medicines,” Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of USFDA said.
Ever fancied doing yoga in a swimming pool or with a basketball? Apparently, that's a thing, now and it falls under the category "Lifestyle Yoga". On World Yoga Day, CNBC-TV18's Jude Sannith tells you how India's classical fitness routine is getting hip & trendy.
While we are pretty much acquainted with the benefits of making yoga a way of life, it shouldn't be restricted to any age group. CNBC-TV18 caught up with Yogazoo, an institute with many chains in Mumbai that's been designing yoga basics for kids across various age groups, youngest being 2-6 years of age.
In a notification issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on June 16 – the government has made it clear that those eligible to receive conditional cash assistance using Nikshay, is required to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication.
Here’s quick list of five broad benefits yoga offers.
With over 100 deaths being reported since January in Kerala due to various types of fevers, government appealed to the people to join the government's mass sanitation drive on a war footing.
The booklet had also mentioned that pregnant women should control lust, hang beautiful pictures on the wall and avoid non-vegetarian food
“The company is still evaluating the best possible way to raise the fund and no firm decision in this regard has been approved by the Board till date,” the company said in a statement to stock exchanges
Under the programme, the government will study each district to find why fertility rates are higher and will take measures to address them.
Bio-pharmaceutical firm Biocon said the latest verdict by US Supreme Court in the case of Amgen versus Sandoz will help biosimilar makers expedite the launch of the lifesaving drugs without waiting an additional six months after exclusivity period ends.
On World Blood Donor Day, Moneycontrol takes a look at some of the existing facts regarding the illegal blood donation industry in India.
Hepatitis-C virus (HCV) infects more than 70 million people worldwide and between 6–11 million in India
Implementation uniform quality standards of drugs has become imperative as the government proposes to implement generics only prescription policy.
Sixteen states had expressed their interest, of which 14 made their presentations to a committee headed by Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy.
After last week's resurgence - this week saw pharma stocks extending their gains. Some big US approvals, domestic market numbers, impending drug shortages in the wake of GST rollout and WHO's new revised guidelines on use of antibiotics have grabbed headlines.
"The spread of the diabetes epidemic to these economically disadvantaged and vulnerable sections of society has serious implications for the country’s health and socioeconomic development, and warrants the urgent implementation of effective preventive measures," the report said.
Even after the 10 percent decline in the number of undernourished children in India within last 10 years, over 38 percent of the children under age of five are stunted and around the same percentage of them are underweight.
The updated list added 30 medicines for adults and 25 for children, and specifies new uses for 9 already-listed products, bringing the total to 433 drugs deemed essential for addressing the most important public health needs.
Sales of drugs will be two-three times higher from June onward due to onset of monsoon bringing in seasonal diseases.
Bharat Biotech said it got approval for phase-1 clinical trial from Indian regulator Drug Controller General of India DCG(I) in 2016 after successful completion of product development and pre-clinical testing of its vaccine candidate.