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Medtronic new product for diabetics

US-based medical technologies company Medtronic has launched a product, which combines insulin pump with continuous glucose readings and trend graphs. MiniMed Paradigm Real-time Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring system allows a patient to make immediate self-management decisions to improve their glucose control after confirming readings with a fingerstick measurement, Medtronic business manager Adrian Gut said.

Baxter Inc Aligns Indian Operations

Baxter International Inc, a $9.8 billion integrated healthcare solutions provider of critical therapies, is aligning operations of its Indian subsidiary with itself. For starters, Baxter will shorten the launch cycle of its blockbuster global products in India. The company also plans to initiate global clinical trials and design home dialysis instruments in India.

Space Hospitals To Widen Telemedicine Services Throughout India

Space Hospitals Ltd., a Chennai based telemedicine service provider, is planning to widen its services to the remote areas by connecting more hospitals and satellite medical centres throughout the country.

Dr. M. Venkateswarulu Takes Charge As Drugs Controller of India (DCGI)

Dr. M. Venkateswarulu, dy drugs controller of India (West Zone), has taken charge as the Drugs Controller of India (DCGI), (in-charge) on Sept 1 in New Delhi.

Imported Non-Sterile Medical Devices Meant For Sterile Use Need Mandatory Registration

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has made it clear that all imported non-sterile medical devices, if meant to be used as sterile devices in the country, are subjected to mandatory registration. The clarification comes after it was found that many medical devices as imported as non-sterile and later sterilized by hospitals before use. The clarification would ensure that all such devices, especially orthopaediac devices come under the purview of regulatory mechanism.

HLL to venture into vaccine manufacturing, sets sales target of Rs.1000 cr by 2010

Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL), the largest contraceptive manufacturing PSU in the country, is venturing into manufacturing and marketing of vaccines, nutraceuticals and natural products segments within a year with an objective of achieving a sales target of Rs 1000 crore turnover by 2010.

India, China To Account For 25 Percent Global Analytical Equipment Market By 2007

The analytical instrument market in India and China are growing around 11per cent in the last few years and these two countries are likely to share around 20 to 25 per cent of the global market by 2007, according to S Thyagarajan, vice president, Indian Analytical Instruments Association (IAIA) and managing director, Spinco Biotech Pvt. Ltd. 

Plastindia Foundation: New Team of Office Bearers for the term 2006 2009

During the Managing Committee meeting of the newly nominated members of Plastindia Foundation held on September 26, 2006, Mr. Arvind M. Mehta was elected as President, Mr. Amar Seth as Vice President and Mr. Hasmukh Patel as Honorary Treasurer for the term 2006-2009.