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  • Wednesday, September, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 10:46:00
  • Octapharma Clinical Trial Begins in the US and Germany

    Lachen: Octapharma, one of the largest human protein products manufacturers in the world, today announced that patients diagnosed with severe hemophilia A have started treatment with the first recombinant Factor VIII derived from a human cell line (Human-cl rhFVIII). Researchers are investigating pharmacokinetics, efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of Human-cl rhFVIII for previously treated patients with […]

    PRADAX™ (dabigatran etexilate) gains approval in Canada for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation

    Health Canada, the Canadian health authority, has approved PRADAX™ (dabigatran etexilate),1 Boehringer Ingelheim’s novel, oral direct thrombin inhibitor2 for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) in whom anticoagulation is appropriate, marking the second approval of this new oral anticoagulant following the recent marketing authorisation by the US Food […]

    Ice Could Prevent Healing Of Injuries

    Conventional wisdom is being turned on its head. Putting ice on an injury may prevent healing. On the other hand a hormone produced by inflamed tissues could help heal the damaged muscle. These findings from mice experiments could lead to new therapies for acute muscle injuries caused by trauma, chemicals, infections, freeze damage, and exposure […]

    Biocon’s Strategic Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia to Spur Country’s Biotech Industry

    Bangalore : Biocon, Asia’s premier biotechnology company, today announced a strategic foreign direct investment in Malaysia with the Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation SdnBhd (BiotechCorp). The investment will be made towards establishing a biomanufacturing and R&D facility in Bio-XCell, a custom-built biotechnology park and ecosystem in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor. The business intent documents to this effect were […]

    DKSH’s Business Unit Healthcare Awarded with 17 International Quality Certifications for Its Distribution Centers across Asia by SGS

    On the occasion of DKSH’s Annual Logistics and Quality Seminar in Taipei, Business Unit Healthcare organized a Certification Award Ceremony to acknowledge the great success of the certification program. It was presided by Charles Toomey, Executive Vice President Business Unit Healthcare, and Dr. Eize de Boer from SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance). „An integral part […]

    PPD Significantly Expands Network of Investigators in Northern India

    United States : PPD, Inc. has announced it has established an agreement with the Himalayan Institute and Hospital Trust (HIHT University), a large teaching hospital in northern India, to create a large investigator site to expand its network of highly qualified investigators in a region that has become increasingly important for conducting global clinical trials. […]

    Top international award for Indian nurse

    A committed Indian nurse has been honoured with the first International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Award, in recognition of her commitment for working on the frontlines of newborn care in resource-challenged countries, where the majority of newborn deaths occur. Rekha Kashinath Samant from Mumbai and Regina Obeng from Kumasi in Ghana were selected from nominations sent […]

    India records sharp decline in polio cases

    In a positive sign for the fight against polio, India has recorded a significant drop in the number of cases of the debilitating disease this year. The number of cases of type-1 polio is only 16 this year as compared to 51 last year, while type-3 cases stand at 23 against last year’s 343, the […]

    New High Resolution Binocular Loupes from Riester for Surgical, Dental and Veterinary Professionals

    Mumbai : Riester is now offering a selection of high performance binocular loupes designed for surgical, dental and veterinary professionals. The loupes help to improve working posture, reduce eye strain and provide a clearer working view. The SuperVu Galilean loupes are available in 2.0x, 2.5x and 3x magnification and working distances from 34cm to 50cm. […]

    District Court Decision Received in NPWT Patent Litigation

    United States: The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas has issued a decision in the patent litigation between Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE:KCI), Wake Forest University and Smith & Nephew, Inc. The Court held that the patent claims licensed by KCI from Wake Forest University and asserted in this litigation are invalid. KCI […]