Aurobindo Pharma to launch HIV drug in Africa this year, gets tentative FDA nod

Aurobindo Pharma to launch HIV drug in Africa this year, gets tentative FDA nod

2016-09-22T13:21:10+00:00 On

Aurobindo Pharma Limited, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Hyderabad, said it received a tentative approval for HIV drug Dolutegravir from US Food & Drug Administration. It is the first FDA approval of a generic version of Dolutegravir. Through a tie up…

NBCC gets Rs 440 crore ESIC contract to build hospitals

NBCC gets Rs 440 crore ESIC contract to build hospitals

2016-09-20T18:10:09+00:00 On

NBCC (India) Ltd, said it got a contract worth Rs 440 crore for the construction of hospitals in Haridwar, Dehradun and Indore from Employee’s State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour & Employment. As per the contract, the NBCC should build 100 bedded…

Worried about your diet? Try CSE’s new online interactive tool

Worried about your diet? Try CSE’s new online interactive tool

2016-09-20T14:58:27+00:00 On

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has launched an online interactive tool to help people know about their food and dietary habits. “What we eat affects our health. But most of us do not know what we eat and how it affects our…

Sharon Bio Medicines receives FDA approval for Tajola API plant

Sharon Bio Medicines receives FDA approval for Tajola API plant

2016-09-20T13:29:54+00:00 On

Indian Pharmaceutical company Sharon bio medicine Ltd said it received the Establishment Inspection Report (EIR) from United States Food and Drug Amnistration for its manufacturing plant located at Tajola in Raigad Dist., Maharashtra. The plant, which will make Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients is…

Zydus Cadila ties up with Takeda Pharmaceuticals for chikungunya vaccine

Zydus Cadila ties up with Takeda Pharmaceuticals for chikungunya vaccine

2016-09-20T11:43:23+00:00 On

Zydus Cadila, a global healthcare provider, and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, one of the world´s largest pharmaceutical companies, announced a partnership to develop vaccine for chikungunya, an emerging infectious disease. The broadbased agreement includes early stage development to the final commercialisation of the vaccine…

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launches Paricalcitol injection in the US Market

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launches Paricalcitol injection in the US Market

2016-09-19T17:44:51+00:00 On

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd said it launched Paricalcitol Injection, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Zemplar injection in the United States market approved by the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA). The Zemplar brand and generic had US sales of approximately $22.5…

Glenmark to market generic Abraxane from Lubrizol LifeSciences

Glenmark to market generic Abraxane from Lubrizol LifeSciences

2016-09-19T15:41:59+00:00 On

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA said it has entered into a strategic Development, License and Commercialization Agreement with Particle Sciences, Inc. to develop and market a generic version of Celgene’s Abraxane, used for cancer treatment. As per the terms of the agreement, Glenmark…

Opto Circuits subsidiary enters global market with Freeway coated shunt baloon catheter

2016-09-16T15:16:36+00:00 On

Opto Circuits, a medical technology group, said its wholly owned subsidiary, Eurocor GmbH, entered the global market with their Freeway coated shunt baloon catheter. Freeway coated shuntbaloon catheter is used for arteriovenous (AV) access to help patients with end-stage renal disease. It…

Suven Life Sciences granted patents in Canada, Europe & Hong Kong

Suven Life Sciences granted patents in Canada, Europe & Hong Kong

2016-09-08T14:41:33+00:00 On

Drug manufacturer Suven Life Sciences Ltd said it got three product patents from Canada, Europe & Hong Kong corresponding to new chemical entity for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases. The patents are valid through 2030-2032. According to the U.S….

Wipro says ESIC withholds dues under contract

Wipro says ESIC withholds dues under contract

2016-09-07T18:23:12+00:00 On

IT provider Wipro Ltd said Indian government’s Employees’ State Insurance Corporation has withheld payments due to it after the completion of a project, and it will take legal action to recover the amount. The seven-year contract, named Project Panchdeep, was completed on…