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  • Vascular Concepts to Set Up India’s First R&D and Manufacturing Facility for Endovascular Medical Devices

    Bangalore : The Rs 150 crore Bangalore based Vascular Concepts today outlined its plan to reinforce and build on its global leadership in cardiovascular technology. Vascular Concepts announced investments of over Rs fifteen crores to set up India’s first facility for R&D, design and manufacture of endovascular medical devices such as vascular stents, drug eluting […]

    Over Rs 90 crore grant for govt mental institutes, hosps

    The Union ministry of Health and Family welfare has released a grant of over Rs 90 crore for improving infrastructure in government mental hospitals and institutes. “The government has released a total of Rs 90.82 crore as financial assistance to strengthen 19 mental hospitals and institutes across the country,” a health ministry official said. He […]

    Over 450 reserved posts vacant in top govt hospitals

    The government said more than 450 posts under the reserved category were lying vacant in three top state-run hospitals in the national capital owing to various reasons. “498 reserved posts are lying vacant in three Central government hospitals — Safdarjung hospital, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia hospital and Lady Hardinge Medical College and associated hospitals on […]

    SafeMedTrip.com launches World Class Non Surgical Treatment for Fibroids

    New Delhi:  A simple scar-less procedure that requires just an overnight stay at the hospital has brought hope to women suffering from Fibroids, Adenomyosis and Endometriosis. Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE), a non-surgical treatment for fibroids is fast becoming popular the world over. Until now, the most common treatment for fibroid removal was hysterectomy. But the […]

    BGS Global Hospitals Equipped with Microdialysis facility for the brain – first in Asia

    Bangalore : Advanced Neurosciences Institute at BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore, India, a part of the Global Hospitals Group is now equipped with Asia’s first microdialysis facility for the brain adding to its existing world class technology and infrastructure. Dr. N. K. Venkataramana, Chief Neurosurgeon and Vice-Chairman, BGS Global Hospitals said, “We are the first hospital […]

    Indian Heart Patient is First Patient in Asia Treated with Abbott’s Groundbreaking Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold

    New Delhi : The first heart disease patient in India has been successfully treated with the bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS). Abbott’s BVS is a groundbreaking device designed to restore blood flow by opening a clogged vessel and providing support while it heals. Once the vessel can remain open without the extra support, the bioresorbable scaffold […]

    New subgroup analysis of the LUX-Lung 1 trial suggests benefit from afatinib

    United States and Germany : New data to be presented show that afatinib  leads to a significant four-fold extension (4.4 months vs. 1 month for placebo) in progression-free survival, – the time before a tumour starts to grow again- , for lung cancer patients most likely to have an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation. […]

    Peer Review Article Shows VeinViewer Improves Vascular Access Success, Demonstrates ROI

    United States: The first peer review journal article regarding the efficacy of the VeinViewer® imaging system was recently released in the September/October issue of Pediatric Nursing®. Adding to a sizeable existing body of evidence, this article reaches the upper echelon of the stringent level-of-evidence requirements for medical devices. VeinViewer, available since the fall of 2006, […]

    Traditional Besan goes Digital for Health Among Indians

    New Delhi: Rajdhani Besan (of Rajdhani Flour Mills) has launched a digital initiative at http://fitho.in/rajdhanibesan to promote health among Indians. This is a unique initiative, since besan is a traditional food product, and this is the first fully digital campaign by any besan brand, to promote health benefits of Besan among Indians, solely through a […]

    Sun Pharma Announces USFDA Tentative Approval for Generic Aricept

    Mumbai : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd announced that USFDA has granted a tentative approval for an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market a generic version of Aricept, donepezil hydrochloride tablets. These generic donepezil hydrochloride tablets, equivalent to Eisai’s Aricept tablets, include two strengths: 5 mg and 10 mg. Annual sale in US for these […]