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Govt plans new rule to get patients compensation for defective ...

The government is planning to introduce amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 which will provide compensation to patients if they are sold a faulty medical device by a manufacturer or importer. The decision has been taken in the ...
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New blood test can detect ovarian cancer in its early ...

Relatively few cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed in their early stages, so many people lose the opportunity for effective treatment. A newly developed blood test, however, could change this situation. The American Cancer Society (ACS) state that “only about 20 percent ...
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IHH Healthcare completes Fortis deal by acquiring 31% stake

New Delhi: Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare Bhd has become the controlling shareholder of Fortis Healthcare Ltd by acquiring a 31.1% stake in the company. Fortis Healthcare also appointed four persons from IHH Healthcare to its board in a meeting held at Mohali ...
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Applying machine learning to challenges in the pharmaceutical industry

MIT continues its efforts to transform the process of drug design and manufacturing with a new MIT-industry consortium, the Machine Learning for Pharmaceutical Discovery and Synthesis. The new consortium already includes eight industry partners, all major players in the pharmaceutical field, ...
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Americans distrusting Big Pharma seek traditional Chinese cures

NEW YORK — When uninitiated Americans think of traditional Chinese medicine, their first thoughts might be of an elderly Asian man performing acupuncture behind a curtain, or someone’s grandmother dishing out a questionable concoction of pungent herbs. But the contrast ...
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Reforming Nigeria’s health sector: The issues and suggested solutions

I have just returned from a week-long visit to Nigeria after a long hiatus. I was a guest of the NMA at its 58th annual conference which had our former Health Minister, Dr. Lambo, a very passionate advocate for healthcare ...
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Exciting Creative Announcements from Health & Wellness Agency Trajectory LLC

Trajectory LLC Announces Two Healthcare Industry Creative Awards Along With Hiring of Industry Veteran Jo Magguire as VP, Creative Director MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Two of the nation’s leading healthcare industry awards competitions – The Aster Awards and Healthcare ...