pharmaceutical products

Patents law provisions conflicting, Novartis tells SC


September 18th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Swiss pharma company Novartis Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there cannot be conflicting provisions in a patents statute where one provision recognises innovation in ... Read more...

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Remove non-tariff barriers in pharma sector: India


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government will raise at various international fora the issue of non-tariff barriers imposed by the US and European countries on the import of Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cuba showcases cancer vaccines


March 6th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 6 (IANS) Cuba's biotechnology industry is showcasing the latest advances in the anti-cancer vaccines at the 29th Havana International Biotechnology Congress.Monday's opening session was attended by 600 experts ... Read more...

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Australian Q4 consumer price index unchanged


January 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS) Australia's consumer price index (CPI) was unchanged in the December quarter 2011, compared with a rise of 0.6 percent in the September quarter, the Australian Bureau ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s chemical products export goes up


November 14th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The export of chemicals and pharmaceutical products of Pakistan surged by 43 percent during first quarter of current fiscal year (July 2011 to June 2012) as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Myanmar president to visit India


October 10th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Oct 10 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein will pay a goodwill visit to India in the near future to promote bilateral relations and cooperation, said an official ... Read more...

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Just 66 drug inspectors for 1.2 billion people in India


August 24th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India has only 66 inspectors to monitor the quality of pharmaceutical products in the country of over 1.2 billion people - raising questions about the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Myanmar, India step up cooperation in health sector


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 3 (IANS) Myanmar and India are stepping up bilateral cooperation in the health sector, a media report said.Talks have taken place between the Myanmar Union Health Minister Pe ... Read more...

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Kerala’s aphrodisiac man out to prove Musli potency


June 25th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Kerala High Court hearing on the state government ban on popular herbal aphrodisiac Musli Power X-tra, its maker has offered a Rs.10 crore ... Read more...

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Indian-American couple pleads guilty to selling fake drugs in US


May 17th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) An Indian-American couple has pleaded guilty to charges of selling counterfeit prescription drugs manufactured in India to customers in the United States.Nita Patel, 47, and her ... Read more...

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Argentina buys Indian pharma products worth $200 million


May 4th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Argentina has assured India of reviewing a ban on imported pharmaceutical products and announced the purchase of drugs worth $150-$200 million from Indian firms, a ... Read more...

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‘Medicines containing narcotic drugs misused in South Asia’


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) South Asia has become one of the main regions used by drug traffickers to obtain chemicals needed for the illicit manufacture of stimulants ephedrine ... Read more...

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India-Sweden to strengthen ties in healthcare


November 29th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Furthering their collaboration in the field of healthcare, India and Sweden Monday decided to focus on areas like maternal and child health, and alcohol abuse, among others.Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India, Rwanda to cooperate in health care


November 12th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) India and the eastern African nation of Rwanda Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the fields of health and medicine.The MoU, signed by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russia targets 1 man & one-fifth of the world’s spam reduces


October 29th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you have been vigilant, you will realize that your spam inbox has been receiving 20 percent less emails. This is because the Russian authorities have managed ... Read more...

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Third world congress of pediatric surgery in India


October 7th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India will organise the third world congress of pediatric surgery here this month to share new scientific ideas with the pediatric surgical fraternity from the world. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India, Russia target $20 billion trade by 2015


September 30th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India is targeting to increase its trade with Russia to $20 billion by 2015 from the current $4.54 billion, as the two countries seek greater cooperation in ... Read more...

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Task force to look into pharma industry’s problems: Azad


September 4th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Assuring the Indian pharma industry of the government's support, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday said the government has decided to constitute a task force ... Read more...

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Immigrants’ contribution to UK entrepreneurialism revealed


June 13th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Groundbreaking research has revealed the huge and positive entrepreneurial impact that Britain's immigrant communities have had on the country.According to The Guardian, the findings raise significant questions ... Read more...

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UAE asks firms for details on innovative medicines


April 29th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked all medicine companies to provide details on any "innovative medicine" produced by them. The ministry has asked the companies to appoint ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Researchers find way to stem fat production


January 8th, 2010 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Jan 8 (DPA) Good news for those who seek to shed their holiday pounds: Researchers announced Thursday in Austria that they have found a way to suppress growth of fat cells. So ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India-Myanmar gas pipeline in few years


December 1st, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Work on the much talked about gas pipeline between India and Myanmar via Bangladesh may take some shape in two to three years, Myanmar Ambassador U. Kyi Thein ... Read more...

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India-New Zealand trade talks likely early next year


November 30th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Christchurch (New Zealand), Nov 30 (IANS) Negotiations towards a free trade agreement (FTA) between India and New Zealand would hopefully start early next year, India-New Zealand Trade Business Council chairman ... Read more...

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India and Benin should broaden trade ties: Tharoor


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India and Benin need to broaden and deepen trade ties and look at new sectors like pharmaceutical and telecom, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi ... Read more...

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Antidepressant found to be just as effective as placebo in child pain relief


October 1st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that the antidepressant amitriptyline is just as effective as placebo in treating pain-predominant gastrointestinal disorders in children."Many pharmaceutical products are prescribed for off-label ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is Devil’s Claw the key to treating arthritis?


August 17th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Deep in Africa's Kalahari desert lies the Devil's Claw, a plant that may hold the key to effective treatments for arthritis, tendonitis and other illnesses that affect millions ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Contrave: The Weight Loss Drug


July 22nd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by GD
Contrave, an experimental drug for weight loss by Orexigen Therapeutic Inc, has successfully completed its Phase III trials, or that is what is being claimed by the company. Around 48% to 56% ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Public sector vaccine institutes to be revived, declares Azad


July 1st, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday announced plans to revive the public sector vaccine producing institutes in the country. "An oversight committee has already prepared a roadmap for revamping the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian firm’s court action to be opposed in South Africa


June 30th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, June 30 (IANS) The South African Treasury has indicated that it will oppose a court application by Indian pharmaceutical company Aurobindo, which is disputing the awarding of a $400 ... Read more...

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South African firm wants ties with Cipla India to continue


May 5th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 5 (IANS) South African generic drug manufacturer Cipla Medpro Monday said its relationship with Mumbai-based pharmaceutical major Cipla India was in shareholders' interest, which would be hurt if ... Read more...

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Chemicals could kill most deadly malaria-causing parasite


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team of British scientists has created chemicals that have the potential to kill the most deadly malaria-causing parasite, Plasmodium falciparum - including those resistant to existing drugs.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shareholders resist Cipla Medpro South Africa buyout


April 16th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 16 (IANS) Although Cipla India has come out in strong support of the bid by South African pharmaceutical company Adcock Ingram to take over Cipla Medpro South Africa, ... Read more...

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All ongoing clinical trials of medicines to be made public: Regulator


March 13th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 13 (IANS) The office of the Drug Controller General of India is preparing a list of all the clinical trials currently being carried out by contract research organisations (CROs) across ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India, Sweden sign MoU for cooperation in health care and public health.


February 24th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): India and Sweden inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday for bilateral cooperation in the field of health care and public health. The MoU was signed between ... Read more...

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Ultrasound to help eliminate Ibuprofen from polluted water


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) An international team of scientists has developed an ultrasound treatment to remove Ibuprofen from waters polluted with this drug. The new method could be used in water purification ... Read more...

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