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Experts gather in Cairo to pool knowledge about killer virus

Jun 26, 2013

Experts gather in Cairo to pool knowledge about killer virus

Around 80 of the world's leading scientists, doctors and public health officials met in Cairo to discuss building defences against a deadly virus known as the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #World Health Organisation #Virus #medical conference #middle east respiratory syndrome
Will Obamacare help reform Indian BPO sector too?

Jul 03, 2012

Will Obamacare help reform Indian BPO sector too?

India's BPO sector eagerly awaits Obama's healthcare policy to fall into place as it offers a Rs 1.2 lakh crore opportunity for the sector which has been recently facing a slump in demand. #Infosys #Wipro Technologies #ToWhatEffect #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Obama healthcare policy
Why are docs raging against Aamir's generics proposal?

Jun 21, 2012

Why are docs raging against Aamir's generics proposal?

The reality is that apart from doctors in government hospitals, private doctors often do not suggest generic drugs because there are no kickbacks or incentives involved from pharma companies. #ConnectTheDots #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Pharmaceutical industry #Generic drug #Pharmaceuticals policy #Pharmacy
Cipla loses US court appeal over animal healthcare product

Jun 08, 2012

Cipla loses US court appeal over animal healthcare product

Pharmaceuticals major Cipla lost an appeal in the US court against Merial ltd, a subsidiary of Sanofi-Aventis for an animal healthcare product. Merial took Cipla to court saying the product infringed on a patent owned by Merial. #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Sanofi-Aventis S.A. #Cipla #CompanyWatch #Aventis #Cipla Ltd #Merial
Piramal Healthcare to buy US firm DRG for Rs 3,400 cr?

May 16, 2012

Piramal Healthcare to buy US firm DRG for Rs 3,400 cr?

Piramal Healthcare will acquire US-based firm Decision Resources Group for a consideration of nearly $635 million (Rs 3,400 crore) to boost research and development. #DealStream #Ajay Piramal #Piramal Healthcare Limited #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Decision Resources Group

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with anti-retrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV