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  • Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (NADIAD) Acquires Latest ROBOT for Urological Surgeries Image file

    Nadiad, Gujarat, India– The Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital in Nadiad has become the first hospital in Gujarat to acquire the latest state-of-the-art robotic surgical system – the da Vinci Si from Intuitive Surgical, at a cost of Rs.10 crores. Robot plays a major role in treating cancer of kidney, bladder and prostate and doing reconstructive […]

    USIBC Life Sciences Mission Explores Healthcare and Biologics Partnerships

    Hyderabad, India: A delegation of the U.S.-India Business Council Life Sciences Mission recently met with Dr. P.V. Ramesh, Principal Secretary for Health in the Government of Andhra Pradesh to discuss areas of collaboration with the Government of Andhra Pradesh. The USIBC delegation explored opportunities to partner with the Government to build capacity and strategies for […]

    Chronic Care Foundation and Jubilant Kalpataru Hospital, Kolkotta Organise a Round Table on Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases

    Kolkota, India: Chronic Care Foundation (CCF)- and Jubilant Kapataru hospital, Kolkotta organised a one day Round Table on Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in Kolkotta on 11th September 2010. The participants in the round table are noted physicians in the sector, representatives from the government and leading hospitals of Kolkotta. Dr. Sita Ratna Devi, CEO Chronic […]

    MediScan Systems Pioneers Breakthrough TeleSonography Screening to Reduce Birth Defects in new-borns

    Bangalore, India: Birth defects are a global problem. Experience from high-income countries shows that up to 70 percent of birth defects can either be prevented, or that affected children can be offered care that could be lifesaving or would reduce the severity of disability. Every year an estimated 7.9 million children (6percent of total births […]

    Unichem Laboratories Receives CEP for Alfuzosin Hydrochloride

    Mumbai, India: Unichem Laboratories Limited has been granted Certificate of suitability to European Pharmacopeia (CEP) by European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and Healthcare (EDQM) for Alfuzosin Hydrochloride. The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare is a Directorate of the Council of Europe located in Strasbourg. EDQM issues COS for APIs […]

    New phase III data further support the safety and efficacy profile of Boehringer Ingelheim’s investigational drug linagliptin

    Ingelheim, Germany — New data from the linagliptin latestageclinical trial programme were presented this week at the 46th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). The studies included two phase III trials: one investigating linagliptin monotherapy in type 2 diabetes patients for whom metformin therapy is inappropriate,1 and the other studying […]

    Delphi Genetics Grants GlaxoSmithKline a Licence for the Use of the StabyExpress System

    Charleroi, Belgium — Delphi Genetics SA (“Delphi”) has announced today the signature of a licensing agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for the use of the patented StabyExpress technology for the production of protein vaccines for human use. The StabyExpress system improves the efficiency of protein production and offers the potential of increased protein yield in the […]

    EffRx and Nycomed Announces First European Filing for Marketing Approval of Osteoporosis Drug Targeting Increased Convenience for Patients

    Lausanne, Switzerland — The Lausanne, Switzerland, based drug delivery company EffRx Pharmaceuticals SA (“EffRx”) and its partner, the global pharmaceutical company Nycomed, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, today announced that the first European filing for marketing approval of EX101, a once-a-week 70mg buffered effervescent alendronate, for the treatment of osteoporosis, has been submitted. The filing triggers […]

    Sun Pharma Acquires Controlling Stake in Taro

    Mumbai,India — Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.  today announced that it has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Taro) pursuant to the Option Agreement entered into in 2007 with Taro’s controlling shareholders led by Taro’s Chairman, Dr. Barrie Levitt. As a result of the closing, Sun’s subsidiaries have increased their […]

    FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval of Dabigatran Etexilate for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation For non-US and non-UK Healthcare Media only

    Ingelheim, Germany — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee today voted 9 to 0 in favour of recommending dabigatran etexilate for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). For decades, vitamin K anatgonists such as warfarin have been the most efficacious therapeutic option for stroke prevention in […]