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  • Emergent BioSolutions Observes World TB Day

    United States: Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has released the following statement in observance of World TB Day. The World TB Day 2011 campaign, “On the move against TB: Transforming the fight towards elimination,” challenges us to undertake the fight against TB with the end goal of eliminating this highly infectious and lethal disease. Two billion people […]

    Dabigatran etexilate is cost-effective for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, particularly in real-world clinical practice

    Germany: A new economic analysis, published online in Thrombosis and Haemostasis, suggested that Boehringer Ingelheim’s novel oral direct thrombin inhibitor dabigatran etexilate is cost-effective compared to current treatment options, particularly in real-world clinical practice.1,2 This cost-effectiveness was driven by superior prevention of ischemic stroke alongside a reduction in devastating intracranial bleeding by dabigatran etexilate compared […]

    Dr. Ashok Kumar, DDG, Central TB Division, at the Inaugural Session of Chehera: The Human Face of TB

    New Delhi: Dr. Ashok Kumar, Deputy Director General, Central TB Division (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare-Government of India) asked people on World TB Day to not be afraid of TB because it is completely curable. Patient should be encouraged to go to the government run free DOTS treatment centres, rather than opt for visiting […]

    Religare Technologies’ Healthcare IT division Wins Multi-Year Contract from Nigerian Lebanese Hospital

    Uttar Pradesh: Religare Technologies, a leading provider of Healthcare IT products and Solutions, announced today that it has won a multi-year contract from Nigerian Lebanese Hospital, Nigeria, a pioneering effort made by the private sector towards best-in-class Healthcare in Nigeria. As part of the deal, Religare Technologies will automate the entire hospital and provide maintenance […]

    Pranab withdraws proposal to levy service tax on healthcare

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has announced withdrawal of the proposed 5 percent service tax on air-conditioned hospitals with more than 25 beds and on diagnostic services. He also provided some relief to readymade garment manufacturers by raising the abatement available for levy of taxes on retail price of some branded garments and textile made-ups. “The […]

    Govt bans Gatifloxacin, Tegaserod following adverse side effects

    Government today banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of two drugs Gatifloxacin and Tegaserod following adverse side effects. The move to ban the drugs comes after recommendations of the Drug Technical Advisory Committee last month. In a statement, the Union Health Ministry said that the Government that use of the drugs is likely to involve […]

    GE Healthcare Plans Big Leaps in Cardiac Care with Small, Affordable Innovative Solutions from India

    Bangalore: GE Healthcare unveiled today two advanced, cardiac care solutions designed and developed in India for India with an aim to help provide better, affordable early cardiac diagnosis for more people. These innovations – GE MAC 600 and GE VIVID P3 reinforces GE”s healthymagination commitment to provide better healthcare for more people in India and […]

    St. Jude Medical Celebrates Two Millionth Mechanical Heart Valve Implant

    United States: St. Jude Medical, Inc. a global medical device company, has announced that the company will celebrate the treatment of more than 2 million patients with its mechanical heart valve technology. This milestone, a landmark achievement for prosthetic heart valves, demonstrates the company’s commitment to cardiac surgery and improving patient outcomes. For more than […]

    Eye Care – The Next Big Thing in Kerala’s Medical Travel Industry

    Thiruvananthapuram: Medical travel industry in Kerala is all set to broaden its scope through micro cataract surgery and support services for cataract patients. It is considered as the next big thing after Ayurveda and dentistry in the domain of medical travel in Kerala. Micro Cataract Surgery is gaining the attention of cataract patients. Apart from […]

    AIDS patients decrease by fifty percent in last decade, says Govt

    Government today said that number of patients suffering from HIV-AIDS have decreased by fifty percent in last decade. There are over two million AIDS patients in the country as compared to that of five millions, ten years ago. Talking to reporters in New Delhi today the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad […]