Pharmaceuticals

DRDO lab develops 'combat drugs' to reduce casualties in enemy attacks

12 Mar 2019

Merck offers to buy electronic materials maker Versum for $5.9 bn

04 Mar 2019

Pharmaceutical residues in fresh water pose a growing environmental risk

25 Feb 2019

American drug overdose death rates the highest among wealthy nations: study

21 Feb 2019

Sales of Xanax and other prescription psychiatric drugs increasing via the darknet

15 Feb 2019

Sun Pharma’s Q3 net profit vaults 49% to Rs1,242 crore

13 Feb 2019

NITI Aayog delegated NPPA role of drug price regulation

24 Jan 2019

A NITI Aayog-led body will now recommend prices to the NPPA on drugs and other health products, which relegates NPPA to a mere implementing body

J&J settles US hip implant claims for $120 mn; posts higher Q4 revenues

23 Jan 2019

Pfizer to shutter two more plants in India

09 Jan 2019

Eli Lilly to acquire Loxo Oncology for $8 bn in cash

09 Jan 2019

Loxo’s oncology drug Vitrakvi, priced at $32,800 per month, and experimental follow-up drug LOXO-195, on which Bayer is also a partner, together could generate annual sales of about $750 million

Bengaluru to host pharma and medical devices conference on 18-19 Feb

07 Jan 2019

Bristol-Myers to acquire Celgene in $74-bn cash-and-stock deal

03 Jan 2019

Celgene shareholders will receive one Bristol-Myers Squibb share and $50 in cash for each share held, or $102.43 per share, a premium of 53.7 per cent to Celgene’s Wednesday close, besides one tradable contingent value right for each share held

J&J told to stop using its baby powder raw material in India

21 Dec 2018

Reports quoting an unnamed senior CDSCO official said on Thursday that Johnson & Johnson has been served with a written order to stop using the "huge quantities" of raw materials stocked in its plants in India

Indian drug regulator may revive probe to J&J’s baby powder: Reuters

18 Dec 2018

Novartis to acquire US cancer drugs maker Endocyte for $2.1 billion

19 Oct 2018

Medical stores protest plans to regularise e-pharmacies

28 Sep 2018

Health ministry bans 328 fixed dose combination drugs

12 Sep 2018

J&J says will work with Indian govt on compensation for defective hip implants

07 Sep 2018

Aurobindo to buy Sandoz’s dermatology business in US for $1 bn

07 Sep 2018

Aurobindo will pay $900 million for about 300 products, three manufacturing facilities in the US and Eon Labs Inc, a wholly owned unit of Sandoz Inc, besides performance-based payments of $100 million on products in the pipeline

Red or yellow? A simple paper test detects false or substandard antibiotics

23 Aug 2018

Fake, low-quality medicines flood developing countries

13 Aug 2018

Delhi HC bars Singh brothers from operating accounts in India, Singapore

11 Aug 2018

Potential solutions to drug shortages and the lack of competition in generic medicines

10 Aug 2018

Novartis to pay up to $1 bn for experimental skin drug

20 Jul 2018

Aurobindo acquires Apotex's business in 5 European countries for €74 mn

16 Jul 2018