Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 23:22
A Parliamentary panel has recommended creation of a professionally-managed Central Drugs Administration to check malpractices in drug manufacturing after rejecting the proposal for the setting up of a Central Drugs Authority under the amended Drugs and Cosmetics Act.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 00:14
The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has banned testing cosmetics and their ingredients on animals, an animal rights organisation said Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 23:52
Critics say the advice is unhelpful, unrealistic and alarmist as there is not enough information about the chemical risks to fetuses from cosmetics and food packaging.
Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 20:32
After over 2,242 deaths during clinical drug trials in last five years, government plans to regulate the USD 500 million sector by bringing changes in drug laws to make lapses by pharma MNCs a punishable offence and enhance compensation among other steps.
Last Updated: Friday, April 13, 2012, 11:18
Phthalates found in cosmetics and plastics can increase the risk of developing diabetes among seniors, researchers say.
Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 11:21
Parabens, a chemical has been found in samples from 40 women with breast cancer.
Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011, 00:00
A new study has found that the reason most of us are unable to shed the fat in our body, is because of the “chemical calories” present in beauty products such as shampoo, body lotions and soap that we use.
Last Updated: Friday, November 12, 2010, 00:00
Women are putting their health at risk by using cosmetics that have gone off, revealed a new study.