Ramdev and the Coronil claim: Patanjali treading on thin legal ice, but enforcement gaps might let yoga guru get away with COVID 'drug'
Patanjali Ayurved is treading on thin legal ice with regard to the true effect of the drug compared to what is claimed. Considering the widespread adverse impact that could result from reliance upon an ineffective drug during a deadly pandemic, the question also arises as to whether the usual standard of approval of new drugs is sufficient for the present situation or whether a different standard has to be adopted despite the urgent need for a remedy.
Government of India seeks to define stem cells as drug, regulate use in therapy; scientists term move 'long overdue'
The health ministry , in a proposal to amend existing rules, pushed to bring stem cells and cell-based products under legal regulations
Delhi HC sends notice to Centre on sale of skin creams containing steroids, calls misuse of drugs 'serious issue'
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Central government on a PIL seeking direction to ensure that no topical medications which contain a "cocktail of harmful steroids" is sold without a valid prescription of a doctor.