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  • 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 […]

    Cadila Pharmaceuticals secures Wellcome Trust Award

    Gujarat : Ahmedabad based pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited has received a prestigious Wellcome Trust Award under the new R&D for Affordable Healthcare in India initiative to support a phase III clinical trial of PolycapTM, a combination pill to reduce the risk of Cardiovascular diseases. Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD), predominantly heart disease and stroke, account […]

    GE Healthcare Showcases Healthymagination Commitment and Innovations at RSNA 2010; Latest Advancements on Display in Booth 5533

    Chicago : Increasing access. Improving quality and efficiency. Lowering costs. When GE launched its healthymagination initiative last year, these were the long-term goals and at RSNA 2010, GE Healthcare will highlight a variety of technologies developed to support this strategy and help improve patient care worldwide. “Since the launch of healthymagination, GE Healthcare has worked […]

    Plastic Surgery Tragedy Triggers Concerns

    In 2005, “Super Girl”, a TV talent show in China, turned college student Li Yuchun into a nationwide celebrity, but few could remember another contestant Wang Bei until recently, when she died during plastic surgery. Health authorities confirmed that Wang, 24, died on Nov. 15 due to complications from anesthetic during plastic surgery in Wuhan, […]

    Govt to prepare action plan to fight dengue, chikungunya

    Concerned over the rising cases of dengue, chikungunya and Japanese encephalitis, the government has put immediate focus on development of vaccines and other actions to deal with such ailments that create widespread scare. The government has decided to prepare an action plan within the next three-four months to tackle these diseases, Cabinet Secretary K M […]

    National programme for promotion of organ transplantation

    Government on Saturday launched a national programme for promotion of organ transplantation under which a country-wide system of organ procurement is proposed to be established. Setting up of new transplant facilities and strengthening of existing units are other highlights of the programme unveiled by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in Delhi. Under the programme, training […]

    ConvaTec Healthcare Announces Refinancing

     United States : ConvaTec Healthcare, a world-leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care today announced that it plans to refinance substantially all of the company’s debt under its existing senior secured and mezzanine facilities through a combination of new senior secured credit facilities and an offering of one […]

    Focus on tackling vector borne diseases: ICMR DG

    With dengue claiming many lives across the country, the government is focusing in a big way on tackling vector-borne diseases, Secretary Health Research and ICMR Director General V M Katoch today said. “Our focus in a big way is going to be on the vector borne diseases, primarily dengue and chikungunya,” Katoch told the news […]

    Retirement age of faculty doctors to be raised: Azad

    The Centre is considering raising the retirement age of faculty doctors of medical colleges from 65 to 70 years, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said. Azad made the announcement while addressing a public gathering after laying the foundation stone of a 150 crore super speciality hospital at Tanda near Dharamsala on Wednesday. Highlighting […]

    Disposable Volk Vitrectomy Lenses Deliver High Resolution Convenience

    Mumbai :Volk Optical has expanded its Disposable Vitrectomy Lens line with five new Direct Image lenses. The direct image lenses provide excellent visualization for a range of vitrectomy procedures with time-saving, disposable convenience. The high surface quality and light transmission of the new lenses overcome the optical quality issues typically associated with disposable lenses to […]