Cabinet approves India-Indonesia pharma MoU

2018-07-19 07:52:54

The MoU is expected to forge better understanding about each other\'s regulatory requirements and would be beneficial to both the countries. It could also facilitate India\'s export of pharmaceutical products. By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Central Drugs S

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All India Institute of Ayurveda, IIT Delhi collaborate at two day conference of Heads of AYUSH National Institutes

2018-07-18 06:58:19

The conference was organized with a vision to develop National AYUSH institutes as light house institutions, streamlining quality in research, hospital care facilities, education, harmonization and rationalization of infrastructure and activities, and forming uniform service guidelines. By Team ABLEThe Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated ‘Ra

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IndoUK Institute of Health to provide affordable healthcare in India via 11 medicities, 5000 Indo-UK clinics

2018-07-17 10:29:55

Indo UK Institute of Health (IUIH) aims to provide affordable, available and accountable healthcare in India via 11 medicities and 5000 planned Indo UK clinics.By Team ABLEThe Indo UK Institute of Health (IUIH) aims to provide affordable, available and accountable healthcare in India via 11 medicities and 5000 planned Indo UK clinics. According to the press release, the IUIH facilities will have g

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ICAR plays a vital role in achieving government\'s vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022: Union Agri Minister

2018-07-17 10:27:54

Union Minister Singh expressed happiness and said that due to the techniques developed by ICAR and hard work of the farmers, foodgrain production touched 275.68 million tonnes this year.

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At the recently held ICAR’s 90thFoundation day and award ceremony function in New Delhi on July 16th, Union Minister of Agr

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Deaths from cardiovascular disease rising in India: Dr. Prabhat Jha’s study report

2018-07-17 10:22:59

A study published in The Lancet Global Health suggests that death due to cardiovascular disease is on the rise in India, affecting rural populations and young adults. By Team ABLEDeath due to cardiovascular disease is on the rise in India, causing more than one quarter of all deaths in the country in 2015 and affecting rural populations and young adults the most, suggests a study published in

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Inj Voveran Banned: Drug regulator cancels licence for Diclofenac sold by Novartis

2018-07-17 10:19:39

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) further ordered for the withdrawal of the drug’s stock from the market.New Delhi: India’s drug regulator has enforced a ban on the manufacture and sale of painkiller injection, Diclofenac, made by Themis Medicare and marketed by Novartis India Ltd under the brand name Inj Voveran 1ml, after a Health Ministry panel raised concerns over the medicine’

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Mitra RxDxraises $40 million from Northpond Ventures

2018-07-17 10:02:29

Mitra RxDx (dba Mitra Biotech) has raised $40 million in a financing round led by Northpond Ventures.By Team ABLEMitra RxDx (dba Mitra Biotech) has raised $40 million in a financing roundled by Northpond Ventures, headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. Existing investors Accel, Sequoia Capital, Sands Capital Ventures, and RA Capital Management also participated in this round. Cumulative funding to d

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Otsuka Pharmaceutical acquires Visterrafor $430 million

2018-07-17 10:00:13

Following completion of the acquisition, Visterra will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka America, which is a U.S. holding company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceuticalof Japan.By Team ABLEJapanese drug manufacturer, Otsuka Pharmaceutical and US-located Visterra have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Otsuka will acquire Visterra for approximately $43

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MTaI to organize seminar on medical packaging; DuPont to educate audience on new rules in Europe

2018-07-17 09:58:41

The seminar entitled MTaI Medical Packaging Seminar, will be organized on July 16, 2018 in New Delhi. The seminar will be focused on Sterile Medical Packaging Regulatory and Standards Review requirements after the new EU MDR, as well as Packaging Engineering and Design, Peel Strength & Microbial Barrier, etc. By Team ABLEMedical Technology Association of India (MTaI), an association of re

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Mortality rate three times higher in Indians with diabetes compared to Indians without diabetes: MDRF CURES 2018 study

2018-07-17 09:56:13

The excess mortality due to diabetes was most marked in the age group of 51-70 years. Most of this excess mortality due to diabetes was accounted for by renal disease and cardiovascular disease. By Team ABLEThe Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) has published a study report focusing solely on the mortality rates among Indians with and without diabetes. A brainchild of Dr. R M Anjanaan

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