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Anti-aging startup launched based on breakthrough UAB research

The startup that will be guided by the Indian origin scientist, Dr Keshav Singh intends to develop cosmeceuticals, science-based cosmetics with medicinal properties, and pharmaceuticals................

Soon drones to deliver emergency medicine in Maharashtra

The revolutionary new service, which is expected to launch operations in early 2020 will be seven-days-a-week access to lifesaving and critical medicines for each of its 120 million citizens over the coming years..................

Sami-Sabinsa scientist honored by IASTAM for nutraceutical product development

Dr Sankaran Natarajan, who has been with Sami-Sabinsa since 1996, worked closely with company founder Dr Muhammed Majeed in establishing the company’s R&D division in 1998.........................

Significant reduction in cancer drug prices due to trade margin capping

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority, in its meeting on 26th February, 2019, invoked extraordinary powers in public interest, under Para 19 of the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 2013 to bring 42 non-scheduled anti-cancer drugs under price control...…………..

Govt to cap prices of medical diagnostics, puts out draft list...

The proposed list of essential diagnostic tests whose prices will be fixed later is available on the Indian Council for Medical Research website for comments till January 31, 2019...............

Vyome raises $22M to advance dermatology pipeline

The formerly India-based Vyome Therapeutics has relocated to Princeton NJ in tandem with closing a $22 million-dollar Series D financing to advance their pipeline of dermatological therapeutics capable of overcoming antimicrobial resistance...……...

Cabinet approves setting up of National Commission for Indian System of...

The draft bill seeks to replace the existing regulator Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) with a new body to ensure transparency..............

Trying to ensure separate racks for generic medicine in pharmacies: Govt

As per union government, it has taken many steps to promote use of domestically manufactured drugs and medicines including 4,571 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras for generic medicines opened across the country...................

Fixing medicine prices saved ₹11,462 crore for patients: Govt

As per the union minister, Mr Mansukh L. Mandaviya, the ceiling prices of 856 medicines fixed by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), resulted in a saving of Rs 11,462 crore for patients. He ruled out any shortage of coronary stents due to price fixation...…………...

OTC medication to treat recurrent headaches may actually cause more headaches

Neurologists have warned that taking over the counter medication to treat recurrent headaches may actually cause more headaches, leading to a condition known as ‘Medication Overuse Headache’ (MOH). Almost 30% of chronic headache are now Analgesic overuse headache...……………….