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Inorder to tackle the dengue and other viruses, the Department of Health Research is setting up a network of Virus Diagnostic Research laboratories across India.

Kerala is all set to become India’s health care hub, with a great number of hospitals getting accredited and receiving recognition.

Drug firm Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today is evaluating legal options after the Delhi High Court restrained it from manufacturing and selling generic version of MSD's anti-diabetes medicines Jan

Today, the subsidiary of drug major Cipla has inked a pact with  Serum Institute of India (SII) to supply vaccines in South Africa  Cipla Medpro (Pty), the company's South African arm

Even as Punjab farmers rue the loss of nearly two-thirds of their cotton crop to whitefly, Lucknow-based National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) has developed a cotton variety that is resistan

After years of research, a promising HIV/AIDS vaccine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is moving into the critical human testing stage.

The most common scene in hospitals nowadays: Hospitalized patients suffering from deadly infections caused by drug-resistant organisms such as Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (M

The Punjab Medical Council (PMC) has sent notices to 10 doctors after income tax authorities pointed out that multinational pharma companies had paid them crores of rupees in bribe for recommending

Sermonix Pharmaceuticals LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of emerging late-stage women’s health products, today announced it received t

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have granted their investigational immunotherapy drug Avelumab, a fast-track designation.

An estimated seven to ten million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease (PD), which is an incurable and progressive disease of the nervous system affecting movement and cognitive

As a general view, if we consider the plastic foam cup, we can see that every year americans throw away 2.5 billion of them.

According to the documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Antegrin Therapeutics, a biotech startup company, which is dedicated to developing novel therapies for fibrotic di

A huge fund of £417,000 from the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) is being awarded to the scientists at the Universities of Manch

Recipients of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry were announced today acknowledging three scientists that  made fundamental contributions to the study of how cells repair DNA and maintain genomic in

The industry has reaped the low-hanging fruits of low-cost generics, making Indian pharma companies one of the most profitable ones globally.

A new study suggests that now the slow, inefficient and expensive process of detecting the antibodies can be replaced by a new technique that can help with the diagnosis of infectious and auto-immu

Oct 8 Scientists still don't know if two commonly-used flu drugs -- Roche's Tamiflu and GlaxoSmithKline's Relenza -- really work in seasonal or pandemic flu outbreaks and say robust cli

Teenagers! The more time you spend on internet, the more risk for high blood pressure and weight gain, researchers say.

Close to two years after Merck and Glenmark locked horns over its diabetes drugs, the Delhi High Court  on Wednesday restrained Mumbai-based Glenmark  Pharmaceuticals from making, distrib

A senior state health authority told reporters that to confirm dengue; haematocrit test is the most appropriate test and not platelet count as there are errors ranging from 50,000 to 30,000 when it

Medtronic plc (MDT) announced that it has finally closed its deal with Twelve Inc and purchased Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR) device from Twelve at $458 million and also p

Nualgi, an Indian company with wholly Indian technology in the field of nano biotechnology has for the first time won a prestigious award at the Climate CoLab of Massachusetts Institute of Technolo