23 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The government has stripped drug pricing authority NPPA of powers to cap prices of non- essential drugs after its recent order triggered industry protests.
26 Aug 2014
New York: An Indian-origin researcher at Michigan Technological University has deciphered how Glycoconjugates-biomolecules that hold sugars in the body like scaffolds for reacting with other molecules, can lead to new and better drugs.
12 Aug 2014
Freetown: Eight Chinese medical workers who treated Ebola patients have been quarantined in Sierra Leone, as health experts grapple with ethical questions over the use of experimental drugs to combat the killer virus.
21 May 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Andhra Pradesh High Court to take a decision within two days on a plea challenging merger of Sun Pharmaceutical with Ranbaxy.
05 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories on Wednesday reported a drastic drop in net loss at Rs 158.48 crore during the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013.
05 Nov 2013
Washington: In one of the largest health care fraud settlements in US history, Johnson & Johnson will pay USD 2.2 billion to end civil and criminal investigations into kickbacks to pharmacists and the marketing of pharmaceuticals for off-label uses, US Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday.
22 Jul 2013
New York/Seattle: Members of Microsoft Corp's board have held talks with ValueAct Capital Management LP in recent days over the activist shareholder's demands to secure a seat on the company's board, two sources close to the matter said.
09 Nov 2012
A day after it announced the USD 230 million deal to buy a US-based company, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Friday said it is looking forward to larger acquisitions as a part of its expansion plans.
17 Oct 2012
Lupin Pharmaceuticals has received approval for its Irbesartan tablets, used for treating hypertension, from US Food and Drugs Administration (USFDA) to market a generic version of Sanofi Aventis's Avapro tablets.
17 May 2013
Prices of 348 medicines, including life saving drugs, will be cheaper soon by up to 80 percent as the new Drug Price Control Order has come into effect.