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Bristol-Myers wins positive CHMP opinion for Opdivo in combination with Yervoy to treat advanced melanoma

Bristol-Myers wins positive CHMP opinion for Opdivo in combination with Yervoy to treat advanced melanoma The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo in combination with Yervoy for the treatment of advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults. The CHMP also added an informative statement to the broad indication that relative ... Read More »

Aurobindo Pharma gets final USFDA nod for gastro reflux drug

Aurobindo Pharma gets final USFDA nod for gastro reflux drug NEW DELHI: Drug firm Aurobindo PharmaBSE -0.64 % has received final approval from the USFDA to manufacture and market pantoprazole sodium for injections, used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, in the American market. “The company has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to ... Read More »

Increased vitamin C in the diet could help protect against cataracts

Increased vitamin C in the diet could help protect against cataracts Higher dietary intake of vitamin C has been found to have a potentially preventative effect on cataract progression in the first twin study of cataracts to examine to what degree genetic and environmental factors influence their progression with age. Cataract is a common condition in which the lens of ... Read More »

New Cancer Drugs Fund provides faster access to effective cancer treatments

New Cancer Drugs Fund provides faster access to effective cancer treatments New arrangements for the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF), approved today by NICE’s Board, will see patients benefitting as promising new and innovative treatments are considered earlier. NICE will now be able to make decisions on cancer drugs faster than ever before. For the first time NICE will issue draft ... Read More »

McKesson to buy Canadian drug store chain Rexall Health for $2.2bn

McKesson to buy Canadian drug store chain Rexall Health for $2.2bn McKesson has agreed to acquire Canadian pharmacy drug store chain Rexall Health from Katz Group for C$3bn ($2.2bn). Rexall Health employs over 8,600 people in over 470 pharmacies throughout Canada. The company also operates Rexall Specialty Pharmacy, a division which offers clinical care and complex medication management services in ... Read More »

Nerve Block Technique Might Help Ease Chronic Back Pain

Nerve Block Technique Might Help Ease Chronic Back Pain A procedure that uses radio waves to treat chronic low back pain provided long-lasting relief to a small group of patients, researchers report. Called intradiscal biacuplasty (IDB), the procedure uses two water-cooled needles to blast radiofrequency energy at the nerve fibers within and around a spinal disc that’s begun to degenerate ... Read More »

Views on 100% FDI in Medical devices by Dr. GSK Velu, Trivitron

Views on 100% FDI in Medical devices by Dr. GSK Velu, Trivitron BY DR. GSK VELU, FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, TRIVITRON GROUP OF COMPANIES: New Delhi, Jan 03, 2015: “While 100‎% FDI in Medical Devices sector is a welcome in our opinion this was already in existence and many MNCs have 100% subsidiaries in India though predominantly with trading and distribution ... Read More »

Diabetes drug may prevent recurring strokes

Diabetes drug may prevent recurring strokes Pioglitazone, a drug used for type 2 diabetes, may prevent recurrent stroke and heart attacks in people with insulin resistance but without diabetes. The results of the Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke (IRIS) trial, presented at the International Stroke Conference 2016 in Los Angeles and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggest ... Read More »

Natco Pharma Bags Award For Invention

Natco Pharma Bags Award For Invention Natco Pharma Limited has been awarded the first prize for the best invention category by the Exhibition Society of Andhra Pradesh. The governor, S S Barnala, gave away the prize carrying a certificate and a cash prize of Rs 30,000 to A K S Bhujanga Rao, the vice-president (R&D) of Natco Pharma, at a ... Read More »

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