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Hanging Schools Bags and School Children in Auto-Rickshaws

It is a common sight every morning and afternoon too. Rushing auto-rickshaws on roads, somehow carrying school children and their hefty bags, not adhering to the rules of either traffic or the guidelines for carrying maximum children in an auto – all seems to be disregarded. It is quite surprising ... Read More »

GMCH Successfully carries First Endoscopic Ampullectomy

Geetanjali Hospital’s Gastroenterologist’s Successful Attempt Udaipur : Gastroenterologist of Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital, Dr. Pankaj Gupta has successfully performed the first Endoscopic Ampullectomy of 52 years female suffering from a one centimeter tumor at the ampulla recently. The patient was referred from local hospital in view of abdominal pain. ... Read More »

Cancer genomics research should be more widespread: Varmus

Nobel laureate Harold E Varmus has said that research on cancer genomics needs to be more widespread as it provides a deeper understanding of the disease and helps save a large number of lives. Stressing on the need for gathering genomic data for patients of diverse ethnic and geographical backgrounds, ... Read More »

Suven Life Sciences secures product patents in Australia, Hong Kong

Suven Life Science has secured one product patent from Australia and one product patent from Hong Kong corresponding to the New Chemical Entities for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases and patents are valid through 2036 and 2033 respectively. The granted claims of the patents include the class ... Read More »

Lupin launches generic Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP in US

Lupin has launched Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) earlier. Lupin’s Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL is the generic equivalent of Glaxosmithkline LLC’s Mepron oral suspension 750 mg/5 ml. It is indicated for the ... Read More »

Lupin launches generic Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP in US

Lupin has launched Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) earlier. Lupin’s Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL is the generic equivalent of Glaxosmithkline LLC’s Mepron oral suspension 750 mg/5 ml. It is indicated for the ... Read More »

An 81 YO Underwent Successful Surgery for Bladder Cancer

Geetanjali Hospital’s Onco Surgeons’ Successful Surgery Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hosptial’s Oncology Surgeons Dr. Ashish Jakhetiya & Dr. Arun Pandey have successfully performed Radical Cystectomy (surgery for bladder cancer) recently. The surgery was done on an 81 years old patient, L N Toshniwal, hailing from Chittorgarh district, who ... Read More »

USFDA conducts inspection at Biocon’s Bengaluru facility

United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has conducted a pre-approval inspection of Biocon’s new Oral Solid Dosage Forms manufacturing facility at Bengaluru from November 05 to 09. The audit concluded without any observations and no Form 483 was issued. Biocon is India’s largest and Asia’s leading Biotechnology Company with ... Read More »

Week 34 of pregnancy reduces breast cancer risk: Study

Previous research has highlighted how women under the age of 30 can reduce their risk of contracting breast cancer later in life by having a baby. But a new study by experts in Denmark and Norway claims to have identified the precise week of pregnancy when the change occurs. “If ... Read More »

Air pollution – A link to Life and Death…

Stargazing is one of the most calming activities people often prefer to do with their friends, families and dear ones. If we go outside on a clear night, we can’t help ourselves. Our head tilts back, our eyes rise up, and we find ourselves gazing at the stars. But do ... Read More »

Story of the Air in India

As I walked through the streets of Delhi, I could taste and feel the different chemicals in the air. Today, doctors often say that, ‘breathing air in India is like smoking 50 cigarettes in day’. Seeing a random couple walk down the streets of India today, with their pollution protection ... Read More »

Lupin Neurosciences receives positive CHMP opinion for NaMuscla

Lupin Neurosciences, a specialty pharma division of Lupin has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), has adopted a positive opinion recommending the marketing authorization of NaMusclaim (mexiletine hydrochloride) for the symptomatic treatment of myotonia in adults ... Read More »