Degludec, an ultra-long-acting insulin currently in development, shows the potential to control blood glucose levels in diabetic when injected once daily or thrice a week doses.
The Japanese drug maker Eisai Co is looking to hire as many as 100 people in India, reports said.
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Andhra Pradesh High Court seeking to ban the sales of over-the-counter emergency contraceptive pills such as i-pill, Unwanted 72 and Option 72 in India as they can lead to widespread misuse and dangerous consequences to the public.
Apollo Hospitals, one of the largest private hospital chains in India, is setting up secondary and tertiary care facilities Karaikudi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Karimnagar and Chittoor.
Medihoney Alginate Dressing, a honey based dressing to facilitate healing of wounds and burns, will be reaching markets soon.
Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai and Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad are the other two hospitals in India where this most advanced cochlear implant surgery using Nucleus 5 was done recently.
OraQuick, a blood test for the speedy detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been approved in US for sale.
Drug regulatory authorities in south Indian state of Kerala has moved court challenging the efficacy of Musli Power Xtra - one of the widely popular herbal medicine with claims to boost sexual prowess in both men and women.
Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) has joind hands with one of the world's top drug maker AstraZeneca to develop medicines to eliminate malaria in India and worldover.
FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips, a new error-free sugar level monitoring strips to be used in glucometers by diabetics, will be available in markets shortly.