Personalised Cell Therapy

Personalised treatment Personalised medical treatment has matured to integrate into biopharmaceutical drug development pathways. This type of treatment targets patient/s with a specific drug that matches the specific disease physiopathology and/or patient characteristics e.g. genomic profile, and disease prevalence/severity. Personalised medicine has been generally developed in niche indications or conditions with high unmet need. Cell

Medical Writing Services in Asia: Recent Developments and Trends

Medical writing growth in Asia Medical writing in Asia is an emerging profession and the demand for professional writing skills is on the rise. As such, medical writing hubs in locations such as China, Japan and India have been established to meet the growing need for experienced writers in these locations. China: The Chinese pharmaceutical

China Restructures its Drug Pricing Regime

In early May 2015, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”), together with six other agencies, issued aCircular Concerning Opinions on Advancing the Drug Pricing Reform (“Opinions”).1 The Opinions initiate a groundbreaking reform of the drug pricing system in China. Until now, pursuant to China’s Drug Administration Law and related policies and regulations, the government

Drugs Shortage and its Impact on Counterfeit Drugs

Drugs Shortage Though the word shortage refers to the availability of less, its presence is not clinging to its meaning by swirling around the world with a strong presence, yet another area shadowing by ‘shortage’ is drugs. The world that has been witnessing the shortage of food and shelter is also taking into its account

Experience World-Class Events in Healthcare

Work hard and play hard in one of the most exciting destinations in the world. Singapore’s critical mass of healthcare expertise, strategic location and business-friendly environment fosters international healthcare events that are second to none, and the city’s exhilarating mix of leisure activities will make you never want to leave. The ideal setting for healthcare

Prescription Drug Abuse Statistics and Effects

More than 3.8 percent of the global population use marijuana i.e. 158.8 million people, relying on the United Nations statistics but do you know over the counter drugs and prescription have lined up next to marijuana among the common abused substances! There are a lot of people participating in the prescription drug abuse without risks

Productivity Ramps Up With Indian Pharmaceutical Cluster

Introduction The Indian Pharma Inc. ranks 5 in the pharma sector globally. The ranking is in terms of volume of production. This ranking and establishment accounts for 10% of global production and gives India recognition worldwide in the pharmaceutical sector. Considering the depth of the pharma industry in India, the turnover itself speaks of large

Canada to Donate Vaccine for Ebola to West Africa

By now, the Ebola virus has clasped its tentacles across West Africa and is beginning to show its tooth in the developed world. The Public Health Agency of Canada and the federal government have begun to share details about a vaccine that’s part of an experiment. The aim is to arrive at the Ebola vaccine

Clinical Trials on tissues of human heart now possible in UK

A UK based new start-up is developing a unique method for testing out the impact of drugs on the cardio-vascular system without resorting to animal testing or through clinical trials of an early-stage human. The company we are talking about is Inocardia, a spin-out from the University of Coventry. Having attracted sufficient funding from the

Preventing HIV/AIDS by Using Liquid Silicone Rubber

HIV/AIDS. True that it isn’t much talked about these days as cancer. But the World Health Organisation still bears data that shows about 34 million people around the globe in 2011 managed to breathe air carrying this disease and 1.7 million lost their lives. It is definitely one of the most fatal diseases that has