Articles in Category: Products and Guidelines

Single pill for CVDs: Study

on Friday, 06 September 2013. Posted in News, Products and Guidelines Written By: Shyamala Singh

Single pill for CVDs: Study

Researchers and doctors have come up with ‘Polypill’, a single pill for all Cardio Vascular Diseases-CVDs including stroke and high blood pressure. This will assist patients maintain a healthy heart and discard multiple pills.

Novartis patent plea for cancer drug-Glivec rejected by Supreme Court

on Tuesday, 02 April 2013. Posted in News, Products and Guidelines Written By: HealthTzars News Group

Novartis patent plea for cancer drug-Glivec rejected by Supreme Court

Swiss Drug major Novartis AG has suffered a severe blow, with the Supreme Court rejecting its plea for an Indian patent for its cancer drug – Glivec. Dismissing the pharmaceutical major’s plea, the court held that modification of a known cancer-fighting drug cannot be considered as a patentable new invention.

Alexa’s Adasuve gets FDA nod

on Saturday, 22 December 2012. Posted in News, Products and Guidelines Written By: HealthTzars News Group

Alexa’s Adasuve gets FDA nod

A new drug, ‘Adasuve’, from Alexa Pharmaceutical Inc, which is the first ever drug promising to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, has received FDA’s approval for commencing commercial sale from 2013.

J&J not to enforce AIDS drug patent in Africa

on Friday, 30 November 2012. Posted in News, Products and Guidelines Written By: HealthTzars News Group

J&J not to enforce AIDS drug patent in Africa

Drug manufacturers are now free to make cheaper duplicates of Prezista, the Johnson & Johnson's HIV/AIDS, for sale in Africa and other less developed countries. J&J has allowed the manufacture of cheaper versions of the recently developed drug, provided high quality standards are maintained by drug makers.