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Novo Nordisk wins FDA approval of Victoza for heart diseases in type 2 diabetes

Novo Nordisk wins FDA approval of Victoza for heart diseases in type 2 diabetes

FDA approval of Victoza : Danish pharma giant Novo Nordisk diabetes drug Victoza (liraglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating heart diseases in type 2 diabetes patients. Victoza as per the latest pharma industry news has now been indicated in the US to cut down the risk of […]

UK – The Impact of A&E Closures on Patient Wait Times

UK – The Impact of A&E Closures on Patient Wait Times

Upholding the quality of patient care has been the primary focus of the UK’s health care system since its establishment, but in recent years, data from NHS trusts have told a different story. Reports are published in an effort to provide both transparency to patients who rely on the system and accountability for the providers, […]

Latest meteorite incident : 4.5 billion years old meteorite discovered in Netherlands

Latest meteorite incident : 4.5 billion years old meteorite discovered in Netherlands

Latest meteorite incident : Scientists have discovered a 4.5 billion years old meteorite in The Netherlands which could provide vital clues to the formation of our solar system. With a weight of about 500gm, the fist-sized meteorite as reported by Phys.org came down to find its way into a shed in the Broek town in […]

Married couple in US discovers they are twins after struggling to conceive

Married couple in US discovers they are twins after struggling to conceive

A married couple in the US discovered that they were biological twins after undergoing DNA test at an IVF clinic as they were struggling to conceive naturally. They got into a relation soon after their first meeting at a college. The couple had visited a clinic in Mississippi and were hoping to get help from it to have […]

You won’t believe what new study claims about Mars

You won’t believe what new study claims about Mars

A new study has led to stunning revelation about Mars. The study claims that Planet Mars could once have had rings, and also that the red planet may regain them again. According to a report in PTI, a new model developed by scientists at Purdue University in the US hints of debris being pushed into […]

Indian lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan 1 found by NASA after eight years

Indian lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan 1 found by NASA after eight years

Believe it or not, NASA has found the Indian lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan 1, which had lost contact with planet Earth nearly eight years ago. According to reports, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, which makes use of a ground-based radar technique, located the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). It is said that the rediscovery […]

US FDA concerned about quality of medicines sold in India

US FDA concerned about quality of medicines sold in India

The US Food and Drug Administration (UFDA), on Friday said it was concerned about the quality and efficacy of medicines sold in India. As per the ETHealthworld.com, this could be the first time that a foreign regulator of drugs has commented about the medicine quality in India. The last two years have seen Indian pharma […]

New Solar System discovered with planets possibly supporting life

New Solar System discovered with planets possibly supporting life

Astronomers claimed to have made the biggest discoveries on possible extraterrestrial life when they found a new solar system with as many as seven Earth like planets found, of similar size and characteristics. Earth Like Planets Found in New Solar System TRAPPIST-1 Three of the seven planets of the new solar system circle their parent star named […]

Clinical research provider Chiltern opens process and technology center in Bangalore

Clinical research provider Chiltern opens process and technology center in Bangalore

Global contract research organization Chiltern has opened a new process and technology center in India at Bangalore to improve its global data capabilities. The new process and technology office at Bangalore, Karnataka is a direct result of its continued success, stated Chiltern which had opened its first office in India with just five programmers, more […]

Genprex lung cancer drug Oncoprex phase 2 trial returns positive interim results

Genprex lung cancer drug Oncoprex phase 2 trial returns positive interim results

Lung cancer drug candidate Oncoprex developed by US based Genprex has demonstrated positive interim data in its ongoing phase 2 clinical trial. Dubbed NCT01455389, the phase 2 trial of Genprex’s drug intended to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is being evaluated in combination with the tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) – erlotinib (Tarceva). Held at […]

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