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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Biocon & Mylan’s biosimilar ‘Trastuzumab’ gets approval from Brazilian regulator

Co-developed by Biocon and Mylan, this is the first biosimilar Trastuzumab to be approved in Brazil and is indicated for the treatment of overexpressing HER2­positive metastatic breast cancer. The product will be marketed by the Libbs Farmaceutica........

India Innovation Index: NITI Aayog, DIPP & CII to jointly assess innovation programmes accross...

India’s first online innovation index portal will capture date on innovation from all Indian States on innovation and regularly update it in real time..........

PNB Housing Finance donates healthcare equipment to AIIMS, New Delhi

In a humanitarian gesture that would benefit the patients from lower sections of society, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi has received the donation of high-end healthcare equipment from the Punjab National Bank..........

Govt launches livestock disease forewarning mobile app

Apart from early warning, the mobile application will also provide information about clinical samples for the diagnosis in case of the epidemic so that immediate action in case of the epidemic.........

“Regulatory framework for digital healthcare is a necessity in India”

Mentioned Margaret Faux, CEO, Synapse Medical Services, a regular contributor to Australia’s health reform debate who was recently in New Delhi to attend the second edition of Australia Business Week India 2017. Read her exclusive conversation with the BioVoice..............  

BPCL partners Odisha University to produce biofuel out of paddy straw

The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) have signed an MoU for production of biofuel from paddy based straw........

Govt to conduct on the ground review of Hepatitis B immunization drive

Ten years since the Hepatitis B vaccine was introduced in the Universal Immunisation Programme, the Indian Council of Medical Research aims to identify the barriers leading to low coverage and study the impact of the immunization..........

PerkinElmer plans to invest $100 million for its bioscience activities in India

Counted among top biosupplier companies, PerkinElmer has established direct operations in India in 2004 and currently has more than 6,000 customers and 1,700 employees in India.........

ICAR-CIFT develops rapid detection kits to check adulterations in fresh fish

The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology has developed a low-cost, users’ friendly Paper Strip methods for rapid detection of formaldehyde and ammonia in fishes.......

‘Virtual psychiatrist’ developed by PGIMER effective in diagnosing mental disorders

The diagnostic accuracy and reliability of the newly developed virtual application were evaluated in a study at remote sites when used by non-psychiatrists with just a brief training in its use.....

Face to Face

“India needs to build awareness around one health”

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In an exclusive conversation with the BioVoice, Mr K Vijayraghavan, Chairman, Sathguru Management Consultants shared his insights on the importance of One Health and various aspects related to it............

Chat with BioVoice

“Lifestyle diseases require continuous monitoring”

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In an exclusive interview with the BioVoice, Mr Aayush Rai, Co-Founder of Bengaluru based medical diagnostic firm, Inito, shared the details of his company and product pipeline besides his views on the medical diagnostics segment in India