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Pharmaceuticals Industry Structure : India

The Indian pharmaceutical industry is fragmented with more than 10,000 manufacturers in the organized and unorganized segments. Pharmaceutical manufacturing units are largely concentrated in states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. These states account for about 45% of the total number of pharmaceutical manufacturing units in India.

Donate an Organ! Live a second Life…

Yes! Donating a kidney from the pair, this might be acceptable if the donor is close relative or blood relation, but what if the same is for total stranger, now one might think, the donor might have done it for some financial gain? Read more at

Understanding patient pulse from demonetization

According to few surveys, only 17% are covered under medical insurance (public/private) in India. Patients with cashless run, though a small number, however, a breather for current challenges. Read more at

Will the rising significance of postmarketing research cause pharma and biotech companies to restructure?

Postmarketing Clinical Research uses detailed case studies and market scenarios to examine the latest issues surrounding phase IV trial applications. The potential to leverage competitive advantage with postmarketing research is assessed by measuring the implications for formulary access, product marketing, and indication expansion and reimbursement coverage. The latest regulatory developments affecting postmarketing clinical research use case studies to evaluate recent phase IV trial implementations and understand the competitive potential of successful trial.

Deadly Chemistry of Oxygen, In Critically ill Patients

In general terms an oxidation reaction is a chemical reaction between oxygen and another chemical species. Because oxygen removes electrons from other atoms and molecules, oxidation is also described as the loss of electrons by an atom or molecule. The chemical species that removes the electrons is called an oxidizing agent or oxidant.

Damage of the warning letters : tips for Indian pharma

Biopharma companies can sound off about elusive regulatory inspections, ever changing regulatory standards and raised expectations. The main thing is that trend of warning letters severely damaged the Indian drug industry.

The Poison Information Centre (PIC) 

The Poison Information Centre (PIC) is specialized unit providing information on prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of poisoning and hazard management. Most of the developed countries have well established the Poison control center, which is a specialized unit, attached to a Hospital that Deals with Information Resource Facility on Poisoning and an Analytical Laboratory.

Biomedical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules

Whereas a notification in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 6, 8 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) was published in the Gazette vide S.O. 746 (E) dated 16th October 1997 inviting objections from the public within 60 days from the date of publication of the said notification on the Biomedical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998 and whereas all objections received were duly considered; Read more at

A Nano-Chip to Control Human Brain

Brain is considered as one among the most complex organs in Human body. It is also known as super computer which cannot be decoded by any computer in the world. It is capable of controlling almost every action of a human body. After years of experience and based of certain experiments, scientists have come up with the point that brain has certain specific areas or regions which when stimulated can alleviate the effects of disorders such as depression or Parkinson's disease. Continue Reading @

External Pharmaceutical Needs Vs S/w Tools

Possibly more than any other companies, drug research companies (pharma, bio pharma and biotech) will depend on external partners (such investors, partnerships, and licensing deals) to finance for their products, expand geographically, and finally increase company revenues. This article brings about the specific ways in which computer software or technology designed for the industry can help pharmaceutical players.(this article assure the external financial support they may require to finance new products by beautiful product demonstrations; or brings up essence of technological tools for exploring partnerships/drug product licensing).

How to aim for raw materials protection ..?

If you are in biopharmaceutical protecting raw materials is an important thing and one that should considered as very seriously, if not managed properly may result to product shortages and plant close downs – stopping from instances like microbial or virus contamination – can be far reaching and difficult to get over. To help or make safe of your product and keep off possible adverse events, go on the following things when obtaining media.

Future of Indian Drug & Healthcare sectors

Indian pharmaceuticals market is expected to touch US $55 billion by 2020 from the current level of US $36.7 billion in 2016 growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.92%, according to ASSOCHAM-IITTM joint study.

Indian pharmaceuticals market increased at a CAGR of 17.46% during 2005-16 with the market increasing from US $6 billion in 2005 to US $36.7 billion in 2016.

By 2020, India is likely to be among the top 3 pharmaceutical markets in terms of incremental growth and 6th largest market globally in terms of absolute size, noted the study titled 'Medical Value Travel (MVT),' jointly conducted by ASSOCHAM and research firm, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM).

Not only doctors, Pharmacists too have a role in ethical dispensing...

Not only doctors, Pharmacists too have a role in ethical dispensing of prescription medicines. Safe and effective use of medicines is a complementary effort.

MCI Code of Medical Ethics (Indian Medical Council (Professional conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002 and subsequent amendments) has some provisions in it that are of relevance to the pharmacists. Continue Reading @

Being a today's clinical practitioner..What's IMP..?

Empathy – the ability to understand and entering into another's feelings– over few years has been swashed as a key clinical skill in a medical education, and is a fundament of the doctor-patient relationship. Communication with and trust in the medical practitioner hinges on this quality, research indicates, all along with patient satisfaction and clinical outcome of the treatment itself.

Commitment,Accountability, Policies and Interventions to Improve Antibiotic Use

Antibiotics have transformed the practice of medicine, making once lethal infections readily treatable and making other medical advances, like cancer chemotherapy and organ transplants, possible. The prompt initiation of antibiotics to treat infections has been proven to reduce morbidity and save lives, with a recent example being the rapid administration of antibiotics in the management of sepsis. However, 30-50% of all antibiotics prescribed in acute care hospitals are either unnecessary or inappropriate. Continue Reading @

Way To Improve Your Healthy Life  

According to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. The food and physical activity choices you make every day affect your health how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future.
You may be eating plenty of food, but not eating the right foods that give your body the nutrients you need to be healthy. You may not be getting enough physical activity to stay fit and burn those extra calories. This article will give you a starting point for finding your way to a healthier you.
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USFDA's Electronic Drug Listing Compliance Program

As a biopharma professional you likely know that if any pharma company manufactures drug products for distribution in the United States, are required to register establishment site(s) annually with FDA in Structured Product Labeling (SPL) format still many manufacturers are unaware, however, that their reporting obligations extend beyond their annual establishment registration.
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International Women’s Day (8 March)

International Women's Day is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity. No one government, NGO, charity, corporation, academic institution, women's network or media hub is solely responsible for International Women's Day. Many organisations declare an annual IWD theme that supports their specific agenda or cause, and some of these are adopted more widely with relevance than others. Continue Reading @

From past few years, the healthcare, bio, and pharmaceutical sector has been determined and delineated by ever increasing scientific, industrial progress, invention and developing patient sentience. Market has been perky for players those who are willing to change to newer suits. In spite of, economic precariousness and the general convulsion of an industry in discharge stage; however employment aspects in these segments are continued in a positive wave. We bringing with medical, bio and pharma hiring trends that will be with these sectors ahead:

"We found that biomarkers could be successfully analyzed even after storage for 84 days at temperatures up to 113 degrees F," says the lead author on the research paper, Jonathan A. Kluge. "Encapsulation of samples in silk provided better protection than the traditional approach of drying on paper, especially at these elevated temperatures which a shipment might encounter during overseas or summer transport."

Do you want your children to eat more healthy food and less fast food?

Do you want your children to eat more healthy food and less fast food? Researchers have recommended placing healthy food more visibly, attractively and conveniently so that your child can eat and stay healthy.

Strongly preferred foods, like fries at fast food restaurants or red meat at buffets, are so standard that it can be difficult to get people -- especially children -- to opt for healthier options, even if the healthy option is the default.

Stomach cancer - also known as gastric cancer - is the fifth most common cancer worldwide. Men are twice as likely to develop the cancer than women, and it is more common in older adults, the report by World Cancer Research Federation said.

Stomach cancer is classified into different types according to location of the tumour - stomach cardia cancer occurs at the top part of the stomach closest to the oesophagus, and stomach noncardia cancer occurs in all other areas of the stomach. Continue Reading @

Drinking black, decaf or even instant coffee daily can lower the risk of developing colorectal cancer, finds a study.

Moderate coffee consumption, between one to two servings a day, was associated with a 26 percent reduction in the odds of developing colorectal cancer after adjusting for known risk factors.
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Glaucoma, the world's leading cause of blindness, is caused by pressure inside the eye - intraocular pressure - which damages cells in the optic nerve.

The study of rats and human patients found drops containing a nerve growth factor may stop these cells dying, and actually improve vision. It is reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It is estimated that 77m people have glaucoma around the world.
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People who are more mentally active in middle age are less likely to succumb to Alzheimer’s soon and individuals with short-term memory are more easily distracted—studies and research tips for a healthier you

High intake of salt not only increases the blood pressure but can also damage liver in adults, a US study warns. When researchers administered adult mice with high-salt diet, they noticed significant changes in their liver such as decrease in cell proliferation, change in the shape of cells and early death of cells. All these lead to liver fibrosis, a condition that leads to excessive accumulation of scar tissue and gradually lead to live failure.

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