Subject`s consent for drug trial to be recorded

Institutions conducting drug trials have been asked to carry out audio and video recording of process of taking written consent from subjects after making them aware of the circumstances of the test.

Ranbaxy gets CDSCO nod to sell malaria drug `SynriamTM`

Drug major Ranbaxy Laboratories Monday said it has received Indian drug regulator`s approval to market SynriamTM for treating malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax parasite.

26 new drugs permitted for sale without trials in India

Notwithstanding strong warnings by the parliamentary standing committee on health, new drugs continue to be approved for marketing in the country without holding any clinical trials on Indian patients to test their safety and efficacy.

16 deaths in 2012 directly due to clinical trials: Govt

As many as 436 people died during clinical trials in the country last year, of which only 16 were attributed directly to such experiments.

Surge in cases of fake drugs; whistleblower plan draws a blank

In a worrying trend, there has been an increase in cases of fake drugs in last three years and efforts by authorities to encourage whistleblowers to report such illegal activity too have failed to elicit the desired response.

India`s vaccine regulator passes strict WHO efficacy test

A World Health Organization team today cleared India`s vaccine regulatory system for maintaining international standards, thus paving the way for easy export of vaccines produced in the country.

Govt looking into illegal drug approvals by CDSCO: Azad

Government is considering the report of an expert committee set up to examine the issue of alleged approval of drugs without clinical trial by Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said today.

Govt forms panel to look into irregularities in passing new drugs

The report has pointed out serious irregularities and serious lapses in clearing new drugs in the grant of approval to new drugs without conducting clinical trials in India.

House panel finds irregularities in drug trials

A parliamentary panel has pointed out that at least 33 drugs have been allowed to be sold in India without proper trials.

House panel finds irregularities in drug trials

A parliamentary panel has pointed out that at least 33 drugs have been allowed to be sold in India without proper trials.

`Drugs banned in developed world sold in India`

A Parliamentary Panel said drugs banned, discarded or withdrawn in developed countries are in circulation in India.

`Drugs banned in developed world sold in India`

A Parliamentary Panel said drugs banned, discarded or withdrawn in developed countries are in circulation in India.

`Priorities of Drugs Control Organisation skewed`

A Parliamentary panel held CDSCO responsible for most ills besetting the drugs regulation in the country.

`Priorities of Drugs Control Organisation skewed`

A Parliamentary panel held CDSCO responsible for most ills besetting the drugs regulation in the country.

Clinical trial inspections to begin in India

CDSCO says that inspection of clinical trials in routine course across
India will begin soon.

Clinical trial inspections to begin in India

CDSCO says that inspection of clinical trials in routine course across
India will begin soon.