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Smartphone app to save kids with heart condition

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:10

A new smartphone app being tested at St Louis Children`s Hospital in the US is turning out to be a life-saving experience for children with heart conditions.

Sun Pharma recalls 200 vials of cancer drug: FDA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 13:22

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is recalling 200 vials of the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine in the United States due to a lack of assurance of sterility, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday.

Dr Reddy's recalls over 13,000 bottles of hypertension drug: FDA

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 11:40

The recall was voluntarily started by Dr Reddy`s on May 23, 2014, and posted on the FDA website on Thursday.

`Star Wars` robot arm approved in US

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:42

A first-of-its-kind mind-controlled robotic limb that mimics natural motions of a natural arm and can allow users to perform complex tasks such as cooking food and brushing hair has been approved in the US.

E-cigarettes to be regulated under new US plan

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 00:24

US regulators proposed new restrictions today on the soaring 2 billion USD market in e-cigarettes, which until now have been free from federal oversight.

Dr Reddy's launches insomnia drug in US; Glenmark gets FDA nod

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 14:46

The company has started selling 1 mg, 2 mg and 3 mg tablets of Eszopiclone.

FDA bans imports from Canadian drugmaker Apotex's India plant

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 14:04

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned imports from Canadian drugmaker Apotex Inc`s manufacturing plant in India for not complying with quality standards, the latest in a series of sanctions against medicines produced in India.

Unease grows among US doctors over Indian drug quality

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:31

India supplies about 40 percent of generic and over-the-counter drugs used in the United States, making it the second-biggest supplier after Canada.

Sun Pharma gets FDA import ban on Gujarat plant

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:29

The plant in Karkhadi in Gujarat makes both drug ingredients and formulations, according to Sun`s 2013 annual report.

Ranbaxy recalls over 64,000 bottles of generic Lipitor in US

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 08:51

Drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd has recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic versions of its cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States due to reports of a dose mix-up, US regulators said.

US bans bidis made by Indian tobacco company

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 09:49

US regulators Friday banned the sale and import of small cigarettes known as bidis made by an Indian company, their first such action since being given oversight of tobacco products in 2009.

US 'not targeting' India, says FDA chief

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 03:25

US regulators are not targeting India, despite a series of import restrictions on drugs from the major US trading partner, the head of the US Food and Drug Administration said today.