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  • Indian scientists spot rare plant, with potential anti-cancer properties

    Indian scientists spot rare plant, with potential anti-cancer properties

    Bangalore (ISJ EXCLUSIVE) ? A team of plant geneticists have discovered a rare plant in the Western Ghats, which could open up possibilities of treatment of cancer. The plant with botanical name Miquelia dentate Bedd (Family: Icaciaceae) is a small...

    14 May 2015 5:01 AM GMT
  • Discovery of new drug raises hope for Parkinson?s patients

    Discovery of new drug raises hope for Parkinson?s patients

    Washington (ISJ) - People suffering from Parkinson's disease need not feel depressed any more. Scientists in the United States have claimed major success in the fight against Parkinson's disease by developing a drug which can stop destruction of...

    31 Jan 2015 9:14 AM GMT
  • New compound found to fight breast, pancreatic cancer tumours

    New compound found to fight breast, pancreatic cancer tumours

    Washington (ISJ) - People suffering from breast and pancreatic cancers can look forward to a wonder cure soon. Scientists have succeeded in identifying a compound which can help fight tumours that are otherwise non-responsive to standard therapies. ...

    31 Jan 2015 2:42 AM GMT
  • Researchers develop vaccine to stop urinary tract infections

    Researchers develop vaccine to stop urinary tract infections

    Washington (ISJ) ? An experimental vaccine developed by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis could prevent the most common type of hospital-linked infection. Trials on mice suggest, the vaccine prevents urinary tract...

    25 Sep 2014 9:03 AM GMT
  • Sun Pharma faces further trouble from US drug regulator

    Sun Pharma faces further trouble from US drug regulator

    Mumbai (ISJ) ? Indian drug major, Sun Pharma, already facing ban in the United States, is in for more trouble from the US drug regulator for violations of current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulations. FDA had banned import from Sun...

    21 May 2014 3:13 AM GMT
  • India lose USD 1.3 billion to USFDA ban: Pharmexcil

    India lose USD 1.3 billion to USFDA ban: Pharmexcil

    New Delhi (ISJ): India lost about 1.3 billion USD worth export of pharmaceutical products during the current financial year as a fall-out of US ban on import of drugs from certain pharma majors, said apex pharma export body. Pharmaceuticals Export...

    6 May 2014 8:48 PM GMT
  • Indian drug regulator asks pharma companies to disclose restrictions abroad

    Indian drug regulator asks pharma companies to disclose restrictions abroad

    India?s federal drug regulator swung into action, to ensure ?quality, safety and efficacy of the drugs available in the country,? with some pharma companies coming under the scanner of United States and UK. Drugs Controller General of India...

    22 April 2014 10:09 AM GMT
  • British watchdog recalls 5 Wockhardt drugs

    British watchdog recalls 5 Wockhardt drugs

    Mumbai (ISJ): British medicines watchdog on Thursday (Oct 17) asked pharmacies, dispensing clinics and wholesalers to return five medicines manufactured by Indian drug-major Wockhardt. The advisory by Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory...

    22 April 2014 8:52 AM GMT
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