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India probes alleged dumping of Vitamin C from China

Bajaj Healthcare Ltd has filed the application before the commerce ministry's investigation arm DGTR, seeking initiation of the probe

07 Sep 2020 3:45 PM

Now order your meds by WhatsApp

Supply arrangements with India Post have been made for delivery of medicines to the remotely located stores

05 May 2020 3:15 PM

India eases curbs on export of paracetamol based medicines

The government on March 3 had put export restrictions on 26 pharma ingredients and medicines, including paracetamol

17 Apr 2020 2:06 PM

Janaushadhi scheme led to around Rs 1,000 cr savings for common people: PM

Medicines at Janaushadhi Kendras are available at 50-90 per cent lower price than market rates.

07 Mar 2019 4:45 PM

How medical apps give access to patients

Apps are already empowering people to have more knowledge and say in their medical decisions.

13 Feb 2019 1:38 PM


Soon, TB patients to get free drugs from private Chemists

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the process of establishing the central government’s move.

18 Mar 2018 6:04 AM

Medicines sold by multinationals in India are a threat to antibiotic resistance control

India has rate is amongst the highest rates globally of antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic consumption.

05 Feb 2018 8:11 PM

US approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

The system offers doctors an objective way to measure if patients are swallowing their pills on schedule.

20 Nov 2017 8:10 PM

Tamil Nadu: Medical camps run short of medicines

The residents also expressed apprehension about using medicines given by the Corporation.

06 Nov 2017 6:13 AM

Costly medicines may worsen perceived side effects: study

While placebo effect means some people feel better when they have unknowingly been given control treatment, the nocebo works opposite way.

08 Oct 2017 5:31 PM


NPPA releases ceiling price of 761 medicines before GST

These prices will be notified as formal revised ceiling prices immediately after GST notification.

27 Jun 2017 9:02 PM

Arvind Kejriwal warns of action over medicine crunch in hospitals

May ‘deduct’ salaries of officers behind lapses, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

30 May 2017 12:11 PM

175 drugs under lens, likely to be outlawed

The committee, set up in 2014, will review the submissions of the companies before the decision is taken.

24 May 2017 1:42 AM

Ministry plans ‘mandatory’ clinical trials for all drugs

However, in a departure, the health ministry has decided to make changes in the rules.

22 May 2017 1:27 AM

To plug gaps in drug sales, government plans e-platform

The decision has been taken following representations regarding the need for regulating sale of drugs in an efficient manner.

18 Mar 2017 12:48 AM


Peacock organs being used for ayurvedic, unani medicines

Siddha, Unani and Ayurvedic branches of medicine recommend peacock feathers and other organs.

10 Mar 2017 4:33 PM

Tiny footprint: A mud house of love

Owners Hari and Asha explain how they spend their days living off the land, without a single fan.

25 Jan 2017 1:27 AM

Reseachers find worrying over-use of medicine globally

A common tragedy in both wealthy and poor countries is the use of expensive and sometimes ineffective technology.

09 Jan 2017 8:53 AM

Light activated drug delivery to help cure diseases

The technique, which overcomes a decades-long scientific hurdle, could drastically reduce the amount of a drug needed.

05 Jan 2017 8:45 PM

Omega-3 supplements reduce childhood asthma risk

For these women, it reduced their children's relative risk of developing asthma by 54 percent.

31 Dec 2016 7:05 PM