US Food and Drug Administration

Silver lining for leukemia patients, new possibility for cure found

Silver lining for leukemia patients, new possibility for cure found

The development comes after the US Food and Drug Administration last year approved a cell-based gene therapy, namely the CAR T-cell treatment.

Nov 21, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Sensex little changed; PSU banks down

Sensex little changed; PSU banks down

Moody`s Investors Service upgraded India`s sovereign credit rating for the first time in nearly 14 years on Friday, saying continued progress on economic and institutional reforms would boost the country`s growth potential.

Nov 20, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
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 approves first gene therapy for cancer

Gene therapy is a treatment that uses a patient`s own immune cells to fight leukemia.

Aug 30, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Sindoor may carry religious significance, but it is unsafe too! - Read

Sindoor may carry religious significance, but it is unsafe too! - Read

The FDA’s limit for lead in cosmetics is 20 micrograms per gram. Nineteen percent of the US samples and 43 percent of the India samples exceeded that limit. 

Aug 29, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Personalised cancer drug approved in US

Personalised cancer drug approved in US

Pembrolizumab is indicated for the treatment of adult and paediatric patients with unresectable or metastatic solid tumours that have been identified as having a biomarker referred to as microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) or mismatch repair deficient (dMMR).

May 28, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
FDA clears genetic test to predict Alzheimer's, Parkinson's diseases

FDA clears genetic test to predict Alzheimer's, Parkinson's diseases

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed 23andMe, a genetic testing company, to market its "controversial" direct-to-consumer tests for assessing the risk for 10 diseases or conditions, including Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease.

Apr 08, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
US FDA approves first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat aggressive multiple sclerosis

US FDA approves first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat aggressive multiple sclerosis

US Food and Drug Administration regulators have approved the first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat adult people with an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis.

Apr 01, 2017, 22:45 PM IST

Texas carries out first US execution of 2017 amid dispute

Texas prison authorities have carried out the first US execution of 2017, as controversy continued to swirl around the drugs used to conduct such lethal injections.

Jan 12, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
Lupin receives USFDA nod for hypertension treatment drug in US

Lupin receives USFDA nod for hypertension treatment drug in US

Drug major Lupin has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to sell Olmesartan medoximil tablets, used for treating high blood pressure, in the American market.

Dec 26, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

FDA issues warning against homeopathic teething products, says it may harm infants

Consumers should stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession, FDA recommended on Friday.

Oct 01, 2016, 14:38 PM IST

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA's final nod for fungal treatment drug

The Zydus Cadila has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Voriconazole tablets in strengths of 50 and 200 mg, Cadila Healhtcare said in a BSE filing.

May 25, 2016, 16:19 PM IST
USFDA actions hurting exports, need govt intervention: Dr Reddy's

USFDA actions hurting exports, need govt intervention: Dr Reddy's

Asserting that regulatory action by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) on leading Indian firms has impacted exports from the country, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Chairman Satish Reddy Wednesday asked for a dialogue between government and US health regulator.

Apr 06, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Aurobindo Pharma gets final USFDA nod for anti-viral drug

Aurobindo Pharma has received final approval from the US health regulator to manufacture and market anti-viral Valganciclovir tablets in the American market.

Apr 01, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

Blood pressure drug may treat Alzheimer's disease

A drug used to treat high blood pressure has been found to reduce cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, reports a new study.

Jan 30, 2016, 14:31 PM IST

US FDA warns of DRL drug import ban if flaws are not fixed

The US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA), which had issued a warning letter to Dr Reddy's Laboratories over quality issues, has said it might withhold approval of the company's fresh drugs and stop import if no corrective action is taken.

Nov 25, 2015, 18:34 PM IST
Dr Reddy's continues to see huge selling, down over 5%

Dr Reddy's continues to see huge selling, down over 5%

The stock has fallen by over 20 percent in three days.

 

Nov 10, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Pocket-sized device to warn of asthma attacks

The device is a sensor that works with a companion app to accurately measure two important lung functions: FEV1 (how much air you can exhale in one second) and Peak Flow (how fast you can exhale).

Oct 29, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Novartis gets USFDA warning letter for two plants in India

Sandoz, the generic drug arm of Swiss drug major Novartis, has received a warning letter from the US health regulator for violations of current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) norms at its two plants in Western India.

Oct 28, 2015, 21:05 PM IST
Aurobindo may launch Tramadol tablets in US market

Aurobindo may launch Tramadol tablets in US market

Aurobindo Pharma has rreceived final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to launch Tramadol Hydrochloride extended-release tablets in the US maket.

Oct 23, 2015, 13:28 PM IST