Clinical studies on Stimuvax (BLP25 liposome vaccine) intended to stimulate immune response in breast cancer has been suspended following brain infection in trial patients.
Rotarix, a vaccine to fight rotavirus infection in children marketed by GlaxoSmithKline, may contain a pig virus, warned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
India's Piramal Healthcare has bought the rights for the leading emergency contraceptive drug brand, i-pill, marketed by Cipla for a consideration of 950 million rupees ($21 million), reports said.
Deaths during clinical trials are increasing in India in the recent years even as the country emerges to be one of the most sought-after destinations of human studies of experimental medicines.
Indian generic firm Lupin Ltd has received a tentative approval eszopiclone pills to treat sleeplessness from US FDA.
17 high-growth pharmaceutical markets including India are expected to contribute nearly half of the annual market growth of global pharmaceutical industry in next three years, according to a new study report by IMS Health.
BIM 23A760, an investigational drug to treat gigantism (acromegaly) by Ipsen, is currently passing through a crucial phase of clinical testing to evaluate its safety in humans.