INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Jubilant Life Sciences, an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company, today announced a strategic partnership with Barentz International, an international leader in the distribution of high-quality ingredients. The two companies, have signed a commercial agreement to work together within the food & nutrition market in India and its neighbouring countries.  The collaboration aims at delivering solutions in food nutrition and fortification. “There is an increased awareness for nutrient rich [...]

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India’s global source for priority medicines, GNH India has successfully exported one of the largest orders for anti-malarial pharmaceuticals for a conflict zone in Yemen. The consignment contained 1, 20,000 Mefloquine tablets and Primaquine 45mg which were delivered in a record time of 3 weeks from receipt of order. The consignment was sent to a local aid agency operating in Oman; from there it was delivered to Yemen by road.  [...]

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Global Hospitals, a multi-super specialty hospital announced the launch of its dedicated heart failure clinic, a comprehensive clinic providing holistic medical services for smallest to major heart ailments. Considering the increasing rate of heart diseases in the country and need for appropriate awareness, this heart failure clinic is a step by Global Hospitals towards providing consultation, medication and therapies to patients and caregivers. Around 22 million patients in India alone [...]

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Philips India, a leading company in healthcare technology, unveiled IntelliSafari in Ahmedabad today. Featuring a specially designed Mobile Van the IntelliSafari is an intensive awareness campaign through which Philips will reach out to hospitals, nursing homes and clinics in Tier 2 and 3 cities in India and familiarize them with the latest technological advancements in healthcare, available at a low cost. The van was flagged off from Ahmedabad by Mr. [...]

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We Rex (U&A) Remedies Pvt. Ltd. Is adynamic organization engaged in Manufacturing and Marketing of Unani & Ayurvedic formulations drug, both classical & patented Incorporated in the year 1995, We Rex (U&A) Remedies Pvt. Ltd, are the trusted & reliable manufacturer, supplier and exporter of premium quality of Unani & Ayurvedic Products        (Herbal drugs/medicine, Herbal Food Supplements & Spices) at most competitive pri ces. Under the able guidance and visionary leadership [...]

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Premier global nutrition company, Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), today announced the official transition of Richard P. Goudis as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), in succession to Michael O. Johnson, who will now assume the position of Executive Chairman of the Company. With his passions grounded in innovation, education and training, Goudis will set the strategy for Herbalife Nutrition, overseeing all aspects of the Company’s growth initiatives and ensuring the Company [...]

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Bengaluru-based Cytecare cancer hospitals today announced the appointment of Dr. Roopesh N as consultant and surgeon – gynaecologic oncology. With over 10 years of experience in the field, Dr. Roopesh is a specialist in cytoreductive surgery and Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for advanced ovarian cancers, fertility sparing surgeries for gynaecologic malignancies, surgery for endometrial cancers – open and laparoscopic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancers, nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy for cervical cancers and radical vulvectomies. Additionally, he also specialises in [...]

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As the world gears up to observe No Tobacco Day,over 40 NGOs and several eminent personalities from India with strong support from the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai came together to systemically address the menace of tobacco in our society and reduce its consumption in the interest of public health and welfare. The event and the discussions served to highlight the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocate [...]

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It’s no more a struggle to see the perfect doctor if you are bothered with the continuous nagging backache, concerned about your parents’ health, moved to a new area or city where your friends don’t have a reference or most importantly, can’t make time to find out one. Practo, the leading healthcare platform and Microsoft have partnered to help people search and choose the best doctors in their nearby locality [...]

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A diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in a child is often difficult for parents and the extended family to accept. However, life with an autistic child does not always entail hardship and stress. Celebrating every accomplishment, big or small, loving unconditionally, exercising patience, and making a consistent effort will make a difference. Studies indicate that autism has its origins in early brain development. Each case of autism is unique, requiring [...]

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Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd., a group company of BridgestoneCorporation, the world’s leading tyre and rubber company organised an exclusive eye check-up camp for the drivers at Royal Trans Link Private Limited at Jasai village in district Raigad, Pune, Maharashtra. The camp aimed at providing proper eye check-up to drivers fulfils Bridgestone‘s commitment towards safe life and safe drive. The camp was organised by Bridgestone India, with support from Royal Trans Link. The [...]

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A genetic mutation that contributes to sight loss in children has been identified by scientists.The mutation was identified in patients with a disease known as ocular coloboma, which causes part of the eye to be missing at birth. The findings shed light on its causes and help to explain how genes contribute to development of the eye, researchers say. Ocular coloboma accounts for up to 10 per cent of all childhood [...]

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The mutation was identified in patients with a disease known as ocular coloboma, which causes part of the eye to be missing at birth.  The findings shed light on its causes and help to explain how genes contribute to development of the eye, researchers say.Ocular coloboma accounts for up to 10 per cent of all childhood blindness. It can cause a distinctive keyhole-shaped pupil as it commonly results in a [...]

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Mankind Pharma, a quality driven pharmaceutical company in India launches Anti-Hypertensive-drug Zolahart (Azilsartan), at an affordable price of Rs 7.50 per tablet. Aiming at reducing the most commonly related disease of Hypertension, the introduction of Zolahart (Azilsartan) at 51% less price, is done with the mission of achieving the prime objective of – world class quality at most affordable price Research by the World Health Organization (WHO), shows that hypertension [...]

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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd announced today that it has launched the generic version of Sofosbuvir 400mg and Velpatasvir 100mg fixed-dose combination, indicated for the treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C, under a brand name Resof Total, in India. Dr. Reddy’s Resf Total tablets are available in bottle count size of 28. Resof Total is used for the treatment of adult patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus, Genotype 1,2,3,4,5 or 6 infection [...]

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Piramal Enterprises Limited (‘PEL’, NSE: PEL, BSE: 500302) today announced its consolidated results for Q4 FY2017 and FY2017. Highlights Strong revenue growth during the quarter and the full year period Up 46% at Rs.2,463 Crores during Q4 FY2017 vs. Rs.1,691 Crores during Q4 FY2016 Up 34% at Rs.8,547 Crores during FY2017 vs. Rs.6,381 Crores during FY2016 Operating profit was : 135% higher at Rs.1,119 Crores during Q4 FY2017 vs. Rs.476 Crores [...]

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In a landmark achievement in cardiac surgery, doctors at Paras Hospital, Gurgaon recently performed a successful heartsurgery to treat a congenital and critical heart condition in a 9-year-old. The surgical procedure conducted to replace the diseased aortic valve by “Ross Surgery”, a procedure that includes replacement of the aortic valve inside one’s heart with the native pulmonary valve. The one-of-its-kind procedure was conducted by a team of highly qualified cardiac [...]

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Strides Shasun today announced that its Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturing site in Puducherry was recently inspected by US FDA and the approval was renewed with ‘Zero 483’ status. Over the last month, three facilities were inspected by US FDA and cleared with Zero 483 Status. API facility at Cuddalore from 17th April 2017 to 21st April 2017; Oral Dosage facility at Puducherry from April 24th 2017 to April 28th [...]

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Expressing his delight over partnering with Philips Mr. Ram Kapoor said, “I am glad to be associated with Philips in building awareness around sleep apnea in India. After learning that sleep disorders can lead to serious medical conditions, I realized that it was imperative for people to understand the importance of good and healthy sleep. Gautami and I hope to make significant impact on the lives of people by making [...]

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RPG Life Sciences Limited, part of the Rs 21,000 crore RPG Enterprises, has announced its audited financial results for the financial year ending March 31st, 2017. The company, engaged in manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products, posted a robust growth in profit before tax of over 64% to stand at Rs 13.76 crore as against Rs 8.39 crore in FY16. Net sales stood at Rs 292 crore as against Rs [...]

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