In a first, US regulators approve pill that digitally tracks patients' medication intake

In a first, US regulators approve pill that digitally tracks patients' medication intake

Poor compliance with drug regimens is a common problem in many disease areas, especially when patients suffer from chronic conditions.

Nov 14, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
US FDA accepts application for psoriasis drug: Sun Pharma

US FDA accepts application for psoriasis drug: Sun Pharma

Drug major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Wednesday said the US health regulator has accepted biologics licence application (BLA) for tildrakizumab for the treatment of psoriasis.

May 24, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Coming very soon! Luke prosthetic arm that will change lives of amputees (Watch video)

Coming very soon! Luke prosthetic arm that will change lives of amputees (Watch video)

Previously known as the Deka Arm, the Luke arm - developed by Segway creator Dean Kamen and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) - integrates the latest technology in electronics, motors, batteries, and materials.  

Jul 12, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

DRL says taking corrective actions after FDA warning letter

DRL shares on Monday stumbled by 3.44 percent over previous close to Rs 3,504.60 on BSE.

Nov 09, 2015, 21:12 PM IST
Unichem gets USFDA nod for hypertension treatment tablets

Unichem gets USFDA nod for hypertension treatment tablets

Pharmaceutical firm Unichem Laboratories has received US FDA approval for the Losartan Potassium tablets used in treatment of hypertension.

Oct 16, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Haldiram's food products to be tested for pesticides in Maharashtra

After the US FDA reportedly found pesticides in Haldiram's products, Maharashtra has too ordered a test.

Jul 09, 2015, 00:03 AM IST

Trans fats banned in US: How bad are they? Should India follow suit?

The US Food and Drug Administration's directive to remove artificial trans fats from processed foods can act as an eye-opener for millions of Indians, considering the adverse affects that it has on the human health.

Jun 18, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Potential drug candidates for Ebola found

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found new potential drug candidates for Ebola that successfully treated up to 90 percent of mice exposed to the deadly virus.

May 21, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

US FDA approves sale of Strides Arcolab's HIV treatment drug

Bangalore-based Strides Arcolab Friday said US health regulator has approved its drug used for treating HIV infection in adult and children for sale in US market.

May 15, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

IPCA Labs aims to make plants US FDA-compliant by December

IPCA Laboratories Ltd is aiming to make all of its plants facing import alerts from the United States compliant with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules by December, an executive said on Wednesday.

Mar 25, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

IPCA slumps as FDA bans imports from 2 more plants

Shares in generic drugmaker IPCA Laboratories slumped as much 12.7 percent, heading towards their biggest daily fall since July 2014, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an import alert against two of its plants.

Mar 25, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

US FDA did not find issues with Wockhardt's Chikalthana plant

"The recent inspection at the Aurangabad L1-Chikalthana site was a follow-up inspection by the US FDA as an outcome of completion of good manufacturing practise (GMP) remediation submitted by Wockhardt in October 2014.

Mar 18, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

US FDA approves 23andMe genetic screening test for rare disorder

Google-backed 23andMe won U.S. approval on Thursday to market the first direct-to-consumer genetic test for a mutation that can cause children to inherit Bloom syndrome, a rare disorder that leads to short height, an increased risk of cancer and unusual facial features.

Feb 20, 2015, 07:06 AM IST

US FDA knew devices spread fatal ''superbug'' but does not order fix

US health regulators have known since at least 2009 that the medical devices at the center of the "superbug" outbreak at UCLA can transmit lethal infections but have not recommended any new safety requirements, a lapse that threatens patient safety, experts in hospital-acquired infections said.

Feb 20, 2015, 06:48 AM IST

Wockhardt drug discovery gets fast track approval by USFDA

Wockhardt today said its new drug discovery programme in anti-infective research has received a major boost after two of its drugs, WCK 771 and WCK 2349, received the Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP)status from the US FDA.

Sep 01, 2014, 08:10 AM IST

FDA raises concern over drug production process at Cadila

The FDA inspected the Moraiya plant, based in Gujarat, in the second week of July.

Jul 31, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

FDA bans imports from Canadian drugmaker Apotex's India plant

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.

Apr 03, 2014, 14:04 PM IST

Sun Pharma gets FDA import ban on Gujarat plant

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

Mar 13, 2014, 10:29 AM IST

US bans bidis made by Indian tobacco company

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.

Feb 22, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Sensex falls over 200 points, Ranbaxy slumps nearly 20%

Sensex slipped by over 200 points in the late morning trade to fall further from its record closing high pulled down by shares of Ranbaxy which fell about 20 percent following the banned of products by US FDA.

Jan 24, 2014, 11:21 AM IST