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DBT Initiative To Assess Quality Of Medical Devices

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the Science and Technology Ministry is taking steps to assess the quality of existing medical devices and implants in the country, besides analyzing the possible scope of the market...

Cinvention Sees Huge Potential For Drug Eluting Stents Market

Cinvention has focused on the use of non-thrombogenic materials that help in avoiding the potential complications that are identified as major concerns with the drug eluting stents...

Sterling Hospital To Invest Rs. 120 Cr in Surat & Rajkot

Sterling hospital is going to invest around Rs. 120 crore in setting up hospitals at Rajkot and Surat. It is also planning to expands its existing hospital in Ahmedabad, and upgrade a hospital it recently acquired in Vadodara...

Medical Tourism Gets Tech Massage

GUJARAT'S medical tourism is ready for the next step. After wooing patients from countries such as the US, the UK and the Middle-East through advertisements, state's corporate multi-speciality hospitals are now forging alliances with hospitals and healthcare consulting firms abroad...

Scientists Harness Mysteries Of Brain

A young woman, confined to a wheelchair, is told to think about moving another wheelchair in front of her, first to the left and then forward. As if by magic, the wheelchair follows her mental commands. "She was controlling the chair...

Healthcare Firms To Lead Job Creation

It's a welcome forecast for professionals in healthcare, tourism, retail and construction industries. Job opportunities in these sectors are expected to see an exponential rise. This is a significant shift in employment patterns...

Bilcare Receives US Patent For 3 Products

Bilcare Ltd. has obtained a patent in the USA for its pharmaceutical grade metalised thermo-formable composite films.

This innovative packaging material will address multiple concerns and limitations of the pharmaceutical products in the markets like anti-counterfeit and anti-pass off...

White Paper On Pharma Vision 2020 To Be Presented To Centre Before March '07

India needs to be prepared with a sound and solid regulatory enforcements to compete in the global market. The country is being recognized as hub for clinical research and contract research. The pharma sector must gear up for high technology process analytical systems to compete with the international majors. Pharmaceutical Congress Association will present a White Paper on the road map of the sector to the government before March 2007...

Indian Pharmacopoeia To Ink With European Counterpart

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) is moving closer to tie up with the European Pharmacopoeia, an umbrella body for 34 nations, aiming an observer status and reap more gains in the international spectrum...

MEF In Making To Promote Indigenous Designing Of Devices

Different stakeholders, from hospitals to doctors, from NGOs to the government bodies are joining hands to form a forum under the aegis of FICCI to promote indigenous designing and manufacturing of the devices...