Pharmaceuticals

IMA releases draft norms to curb rampant antibiotics misuse

04 Dec 2017

Nestle, Bain Capital, Cinven in race for Merck KgaA’s consumer health unit

02 Dec 2017

Swiss food giant Nestle and private equity firms Bain Capital and Cinven – owners of German drug firm Stada — are in the race to buy Merck KgaA’s consumer health unit

India scores well in WHO’s latest estimates of spurious drug problem

29 Nov 2017

The future of sutures and staples: A sealant inspired by slugs

24 Nov 2017

Glaxo arm gets US nod for first 2-drug HIV treatment regimen

22 Nov 2017

US drug distributor AmerisourceBergen to buy H D Smith for $815 mn

21 Nov 2017

Combined resistance to multiple antibiotics: A growing problem in the EU

17 Nov 2017

Koch brothers support Meredith bid for Time

16 Nov 2017

Suven patents neurological molecules in India, HK and US

16 Nov 2017

Low dose, constant drip: Pharmaceutical and personal care pollution impacts aquatic life

15 Nov 2017

Stop antibiotics in healthy animals to prevent spread of antibiotic resistance: WHO

08 Nov 2017

Kentucky accuses Endo of contributing to opioid epidemic

08 Nov 2017

Study finds strong evidence that stents are being used needlessly

04 Nov 2017

Torrent to acquire Unichem’s business in India for Rs3,600 crore

04 Nov 2017

Unichem’s India business comprises a portfolio of more than 120 brands in India and Nepal, manufacturing plant at Sikkim and more than 3,000 employees

Torrent Pharmaceuticals to make announcement of Unichem acquisition today

03 Nov 2017

Study of heart stents for stable angina highlights potential of placebo effect

03 Nov 2017

Major US lawsuit accuses generic drug makers of price-fixing

02 Nov 2017

While news of the lawsuit hurt the shares of companies that are traded in the US, the Indian shares of companies named in the suit were in fact trading higher in an otherwise subdued market

CCI imposes penalty on pharma dealers body in Kerala

02 Nov 2017

Novartis buys out cancer specialist AAA in $3.9 bn deal

01 Nov 2017

The move would give Novartis a platform in radiopharmaceuticals and access to a new therapy for the kind of cancer that killed Apple founder Steve Jobs

Amazon eyeing pharmacy business: reports

30 Oct 2017

Walmart expanding shelf-scanning bots to avoid running out of stock

28 Oct 2017

Walgreens to shutter 600 Rite Aid stores in mega deal

26 Oct 2017

Biosimilar drugs could cut US health spending by $54 billion over next decade

23 Oct 2017

Missouri appeals court overturns $72-mn award in J&J talc cancer risk case

20 Oct 2017

Judge invalidates Allergan’s key patents for dry-eye treatment Restasis

17 Oct 2017