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  • Frost & Sullivan: Indian Endoscopy Market Set to Grow at a CAGR of 6.8 Percent from 2010 to 2016

    Mumbai : The Indian urology endoscopy market is expected to grow, fuelled by the increasing number of hospitals being set up with a urology specialty. To meet the healthcare demands of a burgeoning population, the Indian Government is expected to build 30 tertiary care and 115 secondary care hospitals by 2012. Large hospital groups are […]

    PPD Establishes Joint Venture for Drug Discovery of Large Molecules

    United States: PPD, Inc. announced that it has established a joint venture with Taijitu Biologics Limited (TBL) in the area of the discovery of novel biotherapeutics. The joint venture, named BioDuro Biologics, expands PPD’s capability to deliver unique, highly differentiated drug discovery services for biopharmaceutical companies across the globe. PPD and TBL formed BioDuro Biologics […]

    EffRx Pharmaceuticals SA Announces Submission of New Drug Application to FDA for Osteoporosis Treatment Targeting Increased Convenience for Patients

    Switzerland: EffRx Pharmaceuticals SA, a Lausanne, Switzerland based drug delivery company has announced the NDA submission of the company’s lead project to the US Food and Drug Administration. EX101 is a proprietary buffered effervescent dosage form of alendronate sodium administered once weekly for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and incensement of bone […]

    Biocon Announces Preliminary Data on its Novel Oral Insulin Drug Candidate

    Bangalore: Biocon, Asia’s leading biopharmaceutical enterprise, released preliminary data from a recently concluded clinical study conducted in India, on IN-105, its novel oral insulin candidate for the treatment of diabetes. A total of 264 patients were enrolled at multiple centers across India, in the double-blind placebo controlled trial. Patients poorly controlled on metformin were randomized […]

    Desire for Healthier Lifestyles Bolster the Dietary Supplement Markets in India

    Mumbai: As doctors increasingly prescribe dietary supplements, Indian consumers have begun to show a marked preference for the same. Higher consumer awareness coupled with lifestyle changes that focus on weight management and healthy livings have gone a long way in improving the uptake of dietary supplements. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.food.frost.com), Indian Dietary […]

    Welcome 2011 in High-Definition with Bausch+ Lomb’s New Year Promotion

    New Delhi : This New Year, Bausch+Lomb gives you the opportunity to win India’s only High-definition contact lenses, so that you can welcome 2011 in perfect style. So pull out the best dress from your wardrobe, get into your smartest shoes say goodbye to your spectacles and get stylish. Just SMS ‘LENS’ to 56161 – […]

    Vaccine to Cure Alcoholism on The Anvil

    Chilean researchers are developing a vaccine against alcoholism that could be tested on humans starting next year and works by neutralizing an enzyme that metabolizes alcohol. The genetic therapy is based on aldehyde dehydrogenase, a group of enzymes that metabolize alcohol and are thus responsible for alcohol tolerance, said Juan Asenjo, who heads a team […]

    Tomatoes Found To Contain Nutrient Which Prevents Vascular Diseases

    Scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases. The research, published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, reveals that an extracted compound, 9-oxo-octadecadienoic, has anti-dyslipidemic affects. The team led by Dr Teruo Kawada, from Kyoto University and supported by the Research and Development […]

    Ecron Acunova CRO and Chulalongkorn University’s Arm Form Joint Venture for Clinical Research in SEA

    Bangalore : Ecron Acunova (EA), a leading CRO with presence in Europe and Asia announced a joint venture with Jamjuree Innovations Co. Ltd., (JJI) Thailand. JJI is a 100% subsidiary of Chulalongkorn University Intellectual Property Foundation and enjoys strong ties with the University’s Faculty of Medicine, including Clinical Research Center (Chula CRC). The joint venture […]

    Babies Fed Cow’s Milk Formula Gain Weight Faster

    Babies fed cow’s milk formula gain weight faster than babies fed protein hydrolysate formula or breast-fed babies, according to a new US study that suggests this finding could be relevant to infants’ risk of developing obesity, diabetes and other diseases later in life. The study was the work of lead author Dr Julie Mennella, a […]