Common synthetic sex hormones like oestrogen and progesterone can lead to cancer in women who use it control menopause related complications.
PRO 2000, a vaginal gel to prevent HIV infection, has been failed in clinical trials.
Vion Pharmaceutical has met with a major roadblock in its future course of action as US FDA has rejected its experimental blood cancer drug laromustine (Onrigin) injection wanting more data to establish the safety of the drug.
Suven Life Sciences Ltd, a contract research and manufacturing company from India, has been granted two patentsthe Canadian Intellectual Property Office corresponding to two New Chemical Entities (NCEs) for the treatment of disorders associated with neurodegenrative diseases.
India plans to introduce more targeted police vaccine in certain areas of the country instead of the currently used general polio vaccine as part of its nationwide campaign to eradicate polio from the country.