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Indian Pharma Companies Need To Spend On R&D

The pricing pressure will continue to hurt the operating and financial performance of Indian pharma firms due to intensified competition among generics companies

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Artificial Sweeteners May Up Obesity, Heart Disease Risk

Emerging data indicate that artificial, or non-nutritive, sweeteners may have negative effects on metabolism, gut bacteria and appetite, although the evidence is conflicting

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Amazing Opportunities For Start-Ups In Health Care: GV Prasad

He said patients' treatment, hospitals and pharmaceuticals are some of the factors that would drive the growth of start-ups in the health care sector

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Alembic Pharma Opens Rs 300 Crore Anti-Cancer Drug Unit in Gujarat

The state government hopes to launch 1,000 generic medical stores in 2017 from the present 250 stores, which will help in providing cheap quality drugs to people of the state

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In The Spotlight For New Reasons

Several Indian pharma companies and CROs were issued warning letters last year for fudging data

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‘We’ve To Be Ready For Scrutiny’

G.N. Singh tells Himani Chandna he is ready to take on even more. He has, in fact, asked the industry how his agency can reduce the regulatory burden to make it easier to do business in India

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Finding New Markets To Grow

India’s pharma exports are shrinking. Focusing on smaller, emerging markets can reverse the trend

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Is It The End Of Pharma’s Dream Run?

Unless the Indian pharma industry — not long ago touted as the pharmacy of the world — strives to be more than just a plain generics player

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Basic Knowledge Of These Subjects Will Be Most Demanding For Jobs In Future

Gates told LinkedIn executive editor Daniel Roth, “People proficient in these subjects will be the agents of change for all the institutions.”

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Indian-American Develops Handheld Device For Cervical Cancer

The device, developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health, has a colposcope design that resembles a pocket-sized tampon with lights and a camera at one end.

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Suven Life Sciences Secures Product Patents In Israel, Macau, South Korea

The product patents are corresponding to the New Chemical Entities (NCEs) for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases and these Patents are valid through 2032.

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Lupin Sets Off Down Indian Pharma's Long Road To Redemption

More than 40 plants have been banned by the FDA for issues ranging from data fraud to hygiene since India's then-largest drugmaker Ranbaxy was pulled up for serious violations in 2008

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Zydus starts second trial of medicine treating anemia

Zydus today (5 July,2017) has announced the initiation of a phase II trial investigating ZYAN1, an oral hypoxia- inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor (HIF-PHI), as a treatment for anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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'Indian Pharma Sector Growth Likely To Come Down To Single Digit'

In ICRA’s view, continued regulatory interventions in domestic market will put some pressure in near term though long term growth prospects remain healthy given increasing penetration, accessibility and continued new launches by players.

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No Price Change In 78% Of Actively Used Drugs Post GST: NPPA

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has already announced provisional ceiling prices of 761 medicines, including anti-cancer, HIV, diabetes and antibiotics, with a majority being reduced ahead of the GST implementation.

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