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Roche, the Swiss-based pharmaceutical has initiated to launch two new medicines in India for the treatment of breast cancer.

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC), the green panel of Ministry of Environment has approved the Aurobindo Pharma’s proposal for expansion of its bulk drugs facilities in Medak, Telengana.

The food and drug administration has announced helpline numbers to ensure easy access to medicines against the backdrop of chemists' proposed daylong nationwide strike on Wednesday. 

A British engineering firm is seeking international backing to develop the first automated tree-planting drones in order to help counter deforestation across the world.

A study is to be conducted for the first time involving the transplantation of stem cells into unborn babies with the brittle-bone disease osteogenesis imperfecta, which causes repeated fractures o

The government might commission a study to assess the impact of foreign direct investment in existing pharmaceutical companies.

A good news to Astronauts in space who experiences problems with balance and perceptual illusions in microgravity.

Researchers of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University in Finland have developed a molecule that is highly efficient in preventing inflammation in allergies, e.g. hay fever.

Agilant technologies, the American laboratory equipment maker, have pumped US$6 million (S$8.6 million) into a training centre in Singapore. The first such facility in Asia, The Yishun site wi

iPhone recently released C Tracker, an app developed using ResearchKit that will help patients living with chronic Hepatitis C become active participants in outcomes research, using technology they

Pharma companies may soon be barred from giving any gift, cash or offer hospitality to doctors, as government is considering making it mandatory for them to follow uniform marketing practices code.

Medium-sized Indian drugmaker Unichem Labs is exploring the sale of its domestic formulations business.

Researchers from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have developed the first animal-free screening platforms capable of predicting the toxic effects of compounds on the human

According to the United Nations envoy for AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, in India, for the first time after almost a decade, new HIV infections could rise again.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced the start of a safety and immunogenicity clinical trial in Sierra Leone of a preventive Ebola vaccine regimen in development at its Janssen Pharmac

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise is ready to collect a huge amount of up to Rs 750 crore to fund the expansion of its healthcare business in the next few months. 

Kinase D-interacting substrate of 220 kDa is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the KIDINS220 gene.

A good news for all students. Your innovativeness can lead you to entrepreneurship. For Arjun R.

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