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