German billionaire Dietmar Hopp plans to sell medical skin patch maker LTS Lohmann

07 Apr 2017

Combination drugs increase toxicity in chemotherapy, say experts

06 Apr 2017

Democrats oppose Scott Gottlieb’s nomination as FDA head

05 Apr 2017

Astellas Pharma to buy Belgium’s Ogeda for upto $853 mn

03 Apr 2017

Japanese pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma Inc yesterday struck a deal to buy Belgium-based privately-owned drug discovery firm Ogeda SA

Johnson & Johnson succeeds in $30-bn tender offer for Actelion

31 Mar 2017

J&J had clinched the deal in December after raising its offer to $280 per share or $30 billion in cash, which included spinning off Actelion's research and development pipeline

China’s Creat Group offers to buy German blood plasma products maker Biotest for $1.3 bn

31 Mar 2017

Boston Scientific to buy Swiss medical device maker Symetis

30 Mar 2017

FIPB nod for Shanghai Fosun to take control of Gland Pharma

30 Mar 2017

FDA approves Dupixent to treat severe eczema

29 Mar 2017

Cattle-associated antibiotics disturb soil ecosystems: research

29 Mar 2017

EU agency suspends 300 medicines tested by Indian CRO

25 Mar 2017

US FDA approves Merck KGaA and Pfizer drug for rare skin cancer

25 Mar 2017

NSAIDs like aspirin, ibuprofen may be bad for heart, kidneys

25 Mar 2017

Advent withdraws from bidding for Pfizer's Brazilian generic drugs joint venture

24 Mar 2017

Scientists unveil a giant leap for anti-aging

24 Mar 2017

Researchers have made a discovery that could lead to a revolutionary drug that actually reverses ageing through a molecular process that allows cells to repair damaged DNA and could even help NASA get its astronauts to Mars

US team develops device to detect Zika, dengue viruses in 30 minutes

22 Mar 2017

After stents, Maharashtra cracks down on other devices

21 Mar 2017

New documentary claims Schering was aware of pregnancy pill risks

20 Mar 2017

Ackman incurs more than $3-bn loss with Valeant Pharmaceuticals stake sale

15 Mar 2017

Stent price cap: loopholes closed for hospitals, suppliers

15 Mar 2017

Fosun Pharma plans to bid for German generic drugmaker Stada

10 Mar 2017

Novo Nordisk seeks to buy US biotechnology company Global Blood Therapeutics

09 Mar 2017

US generic drugmaker Impax Laboratories conducts strategic review

08 Mar 2017

NPPA slashes cancer drug prices by up to 86%

07 Mar 2017

Since March 2016, there has been "significant price reduction" by up to 86 per cent in some major cancer drugs, and by up to 42 per cent in major diabetic drugs, the drug prices regulator said

India, China, others move to counter US, EU patent pressure

07 Mar 2017