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

What Can Recent Mergers Mean for the Future of Pharmaceutical Industry?

Expensive pharmaceutical deals in the industry are in a mad fury of alliances this year on account of the patent expiries that big drug companies are faced with. In an attempt to make up for the losses, hence, these companies are teaming up with their better off competitors. The world’s most well-known drug maker, Pfizer

Low-Cost Genome Sequencing

In Silicon Valley, Moore’s law appears to remained on equivalent balance with the regular laws classified by Isaac Newton. Intel prime supporter Gordon Moore’s notorious perception that registering power has a tendency to twofold — and that its value hence parts — like clockwork has held valid for about 50 years with just minor update.

The Problems with Healthcare Data and How to Manage Them

People who work with data tend to think in terms which are very structured and linear. They prefer to have B to follow A and C to follow B not just sometimes, but pretty much all of the time. But, healthcare data simply doesn’t work that way. Healthcare data can render linear analysis useless as

Why is Good Tablet Design so Important and How to Achieve it?

Detailed design of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical tablets is essential in order to produce robust tablets with bespoke designs. Tablet manufacturers should not overlook tablet design because it is key to the quality of the end product. “With sufficient fore-thought and consideration, most potential tablet making problems can be eliminated at the early stage of design.

Collaborations are a Secret Boon for the Pharma Industry in India

After it was recently announced that Bristol-Meyes Squibb and Astra Zenca ended their partnership and Aurobindo Pharma would acquire Dublin-based Actavis, the question on everyone’s minds seems to be, what next? The pharma industry has seen a double-growth in recent times owing to breakthrough patents in the field of cancer drugs and research. Therapies which