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Did a drug manufacturer and Philippino officials turn a blind eye to a lethal anti-dengue vaccine?

60 school children have died due to an anti-dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, provided by a government-run immunisation program in spite of the …

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New database finds 960 new ‘druggable’ components in Indian medicinal plants

The database was created by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai, to facilitate drug discovery

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'Pharmacy of the world' is in peril

In the past decade, India’s import of Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients and advanced intermediates used to manufacture formulations has …

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Hypocrisy of the west

A legitimate tool to meet any public health crisis, rich countries, particularly the US, have resolutely opposed its deployment by developing …

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India continues to export substandard drugs; lack of regulations real problem: WHO

The WHO report suggests that India is a major player in counterfeit pharmaceutical manufacturing as the country is the world’s largest …

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दर्द देती दवा

नैदानिक ​​शोध यानी क्लिनिकल ट्रायल में सरकारी हस्तक्…

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A sham transaction by a drug firm

Pharma giant Allergan transfers contested patent to the Mohawk tribe to stop rivals from challenging it

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During 2015-16 Nepal blockade, medicine export from India fell drastically: study

The Himalayan nation paid US$ 22.3 million more to procure medicines during the blockade

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Resistance in gonorrhoea-causing bacteria is increasing and there are no new drugs

The World Health Organization has cautioned against the building resistance and emphasised on the need for new drugs

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Reinforcing the rights of nations

Drugs major Eli Lilly has lost its case against Canada. It affirms the right of a country to set its own patent laws

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How Baddi pharma waste can make your medicines ineffective

The waste contains active ingredients used in antibiotics and may be contributing to the spread of antimicrobial resistance. It is time …

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Regulate stent prices to prevent exploitation of patients: health campaigners

While the government fixes the prices of stents, it must also take urgent action to investigate corrupt practices and overcharging

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