World Pharmacist Day 2019: With an objective to create awareness about the role of a pharmacist and highlight the importance of medicine experts, 25 September is celebrated as World Pharmacist Day every year.
MHT CET 2019: Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell extends date for engineering and pharmacy courses to today
The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell has extended the date for the admission process for the engineering and pharmacy courses till today.
Medicines in women work differently than on men and it is necessary that studies are conducted to suit both genders.
Amazon is vying for a share of what is a more than $450 billion total US prescription drug market,
Private Healthcare in India Part III: Enforcing Clinical Establishment Act, capping drug costs can help regulate, reduce hospital bills
Clinical Establishment Act requires the Centre to set a range of rates for healthcare services. But neither the central nor any state govt has done so.
Private Healthcare in India Part I: Artificially-inflated cost of medicine, consumables make non-govt hospitals inaccessible to most
Inflated medical bills, artificially increased costs of medical supplies and consumables have hampered access to private healthcare in India.
Crowded hospitals, overworked doctors hurting patients: Average consultation time in India among the worst
Doctors across the country are increasingly overworked, with the result that the average consultation time accorded to a patient is on the decline, a report published in the online medical journal BMJ Open has said
According to the newly proposed draft national pharmaceutical policy, the government plans to cap trade margins to make drugs cheaper, replace brand names with names of salts or generic drugs, clamp down on unfair marketing practices and give a boost to local manufacturing to reduce dependence on imports.
The chemists are also opposing online pharmacy, which they say, poses a threat to their business.
Eight persons were killed on Thursday during a major fire that engulfed a medical store in Mumbai's Andheri suburb, an official said, reported The Hindu.
The prime focus of CareOnGo is to allow pharmacies to shift from blind inventory to managed inventory.
There is a lot of growth potential in the industry.
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.