APN News

  • Tuesday, November, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 07:15:02
  • Helsinn and Vifor Pharma Sign Licensing and Distribution Agreement for Netupitant-Palonosetron Fixed Dose Combination

    Switzerland : Helsinn Healthcare SA and Vifor Pharma, announced that the companies have entered into an exclusive license and distribution agreement for netupitant-palonosetron fixed dose combination, a Helsinn product currently in the development stage for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). Under the agreement, Vifor Pharma will have rights to distribute the product […]

    Brain frontal lobes not sole centre of human intelligence

    Human intelligence cannot be explained by the size of the brain’s frontal lobes, claim researchers. New research into the comparative size of the frontal lobes in humans and other species has determined that the size of our frontal lobes cannot solely account for humans’ superior cognitive abilities. The frontal lobes are an area in the […]

    ACCP and Simbionix Collaborate to Promote Clinician Education and Patient Safety

    Cleveland : Simbionix, a world leader in medical simulation, and the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), the leader in advanced simulation education, will collaborate to promote bronchoscopy education.  This partnership reinforces the goals of both organizations to improve patient safety and outcomes through advanced medical education. This deeper commitment follows several years of Simbionix […]

    Monolaurin: A Wonder Immune Boosting Component

    MUMBAI : A workshop conducted by HEAL Foundation in the city recently identified a 12 carbon medium chain fatty acid namely Lauric acid which showed superior immune modulating property. Experts revealed that lauric acid gets converted to a biologically active molecule named Monolaurin which effectively kills disease causing bacteria, virus and fungi. Mother’s milk is […]

    Scientists unveils first Made in India rotavirus vaccine

    Scientists on Tuesday unveiled the first completely indigenous and affordable vaccine to prevent severe rotavirus diarrhoea, which kills more than one lakh children under the age of five in India every year. The results of the Phase III clinical trials of the Rotavac vaccine, a culmination of efforts spanning 28 years, released at an international […]

    Move More, Eat Smarter: Simple Changes Could Help Reduce Obesity in Europe, Says Prof. James O. Hill, US Obesity Expert

    England : Small changes to daily physical activity and diet could help Europe’s adults fight obesity, according to Professor James O. Hill, PhD, from University of Colorado’s School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado USA. Speaking at ‘Small changes, big difference: An innovative approach to sustained weight loss, an International Sweeteners Association (ISA) sponsored event at the […]

    Contraceptives Market is Expected to Reach USD 23.3 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research

    ALBANY, New York : According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) “Contraceptives Market (Drugs, Devices, Pills, Hormonal & Copper IUDs, Vaginal Rings, Subdermal Implants, Topical Contraceptives, Injectables, Diaphragms, Sponges, Male & Female Condoms) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” the global contraceptives market was […]

    Rotavirus Vaccine Developed in India Demonstrates Strong Efficacy

    New Delhi : The Government of India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Bharat Biotech announced positive results from a Phase III clinical trial of a rotavirus vaccine developed and manufactured in India. Data from the trial, presented today at the International Symposium on Rotavirus Vaccines for India—The Evidence and the Promise, showed ROTAVAC® to have […]

    Hong Kong International Medical Fair Opens at HKCEC

    Hong Kong :  More than 210 exhibitors, a new participation record, are taking part in the fourth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair. That’s 26 per cent higher than last year’s exhibitor total. The show continues through 16 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). This […]

    Moving Beyond the Pill: Data Science to Impact Medicine More than the Drugs Themselves

    TOKYO :  The global healthcare industry is in the middle of a massive remix, with disciplines merging and cross-pollinating.  Technology continues to intrude into biology and society, as boundaries shift and disappear.  Progressive healthcare business models are evolving to focus on personalization, communication, decentralization and collaboration.  To keep up, traditional care organizations must capture other […]