Healthcare

Sandoz, a Novartis division and the pioneer and global leader in biosimilars, announces new data on its proposed biosimilar adalimumab. Data from a long-term study of patients continuously treated with the proposed biosimilar or the reference medicine show that efficacy and safety profiles of the two medicines match throughout 51 weeks of treatment in patients […]

Pfizer and Astellas Pharma announced that the phase 3 PROSPER trial evaluating Xtandi (enzalutamide) plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) versus ADT alone in patients with non-metastatic (M0) Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) met its primary endpoint of improved metastasis-free survival (MFS). Preliminary safety analysis of the PROSPER trial appears consistent with the safety profile of Xtandi […]

Vodafone supported by Bernard Vrijens, Professor in public health at the University of Liege, Belgium claims that new connected solutions based around the Internet of Things (IoT) will help people to follow their medical treatment programmes more closely. This latest development could improve millions of lives and save billions of dollars. World Health Organisation has […]

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies has introduced CERENOVUS, its new neurovascular business, at the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT) 9th Annual Meeting. CERENOVUS, a name derived from the Latin words for ‘new’ and ‘brain’, will focus on delivering innovative therapies for hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke patients. Stroke is a growing health […]

NBCC India has bagged an order worth Rs 464 crore for expansion of Sports Injury Centre. NBCC India has signed an agreement for this with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India for planning, designing and expansion of Sports Injury Centre, New Delhi. http://www.projectstoday.com/News/NBCC-bags-order-worth-Rs-464-crore

Drug maker LupinBSE 0.05 % today announced the launch of its Olmesartan Medoxomil tablets, a hypertension drug, in the US market. Company has launched the tablets in strengths of 5 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg after having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration () earlier, Lupin LtdBSE 0.05 % […]

Leading Goan healthcare provider, V.M. Salgaocar Hospital, Chicalim, today announced its strategic alliance with Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai which will provide Goans with customized access to several of the country’s most renowned doctors and cutting edge medical facilities. NABH and NABL accredited VM Salgaocar Hospital has served Goans since 1981 and is now enhancing its services […]

Healthcare service provider, Healthcare Global Enterprises (HCG) is planning to set up 12 new hospitals over the next 18 months. The healthcare provider plans to expand its network of cancer care centres from 21 to around 30. It will also add a few more IVF clinics to its existing network. http://www.projectstoday.com/News/Healthcare-Global-to-establish-12-hospitals

Hyderabad-based MaxCure Group of Hospitals today said European healthcare provider Medicover may pick up 51 per cent stake in it for a total of Rs 320 crore over the next two years. Medicover today announced here that it has picked up 22 per cent stake in the MaxCure Group of Hospitals by investing Rs 100 […]