29 Sep 2020
While the entire world is looking forward to positive news about a COVID-19 vaccine, global vaccination could mean the death of half a million sharks, an advocacy group has warned.
09 Sep 2020
Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca announced on Tuesday that it was halting late-stage trials of the coronavirus vaccine, developed in collaboration with the University of Oxford, after a volunteer fell ill.
06 Sep 2020
In light of the havoc wreaked by COVID-19, governments around the world have become more than willing to fast-track regulatory approvals and launch promising vaccines, anti-virals, and tests for their citizens.
04 Sep 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis is deteriorating with every passing day, all the hopes are pinned on the development of a safe and effective vaccine.
28 Aug 2020
In a major move, the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared a game-changing 'rapid antigen test' for COVID-19.
16 Aug 2020
In a major development, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved SalivaDirect, a novel test that can detect a COVID-19 infection using nothing but your saliva.
27 Jul 2020
In a major development, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by biotech giant Moderna Therapeutics has gone into the third and final stage of clinical human trials.
25 Jul 2020
A recent study identified 21 existing drugs that could be used to treat COVID-19. The drugs can notably stop the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the study found.
15 Jul 2020
Moderna Therapeutics has come a long way with its candidate vaccine to prevent COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.
22 Jun 2020
Over the past six months, the novel coronavirus pandemic has infected nearly ninety lakh people and killed over 4.6 lakh worldwide.
02 Jun 2020
Remdesivir has been approved by India's top drug regulator for "restricted emergency use" on COVID-19-infected adults and children.
22 May 2020
In a matter of months, a never-seen-before coronavirus originating from China has turned the whole world upside down.
19 May 2020
United States President Donald Trump made a surprising revelation on Monday, saying that he has been taking the anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine, for a week and a half now.
08 May 2020
Moderna Therapeutics, one of the select few companies trialing a COVID-19 vaccine, has received US Food and Drug Administration's approval to move into the second phase of the tests.
01 May 2020
A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use.
30 Apr 2020
The US government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci said that a new COVID-19 drug has proven to be quite a 'good news' in clinical trials.
13 Apr 2020
Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.
08 Apr 2020
Hours after he threatened India with retaliation if Hydroxychloroquine, a drug considered important in the battle against coronavirus, is not exported, United States President Donald Trump took a softer tone saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "great".
07 Apr 2020
US President Donald Trump has declared India might face retaliation if New Delhi doesn't clear the export of Hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug that the United States President has touted as a "game-changer" in the battle against coronavirus.
28 Mar 2020
In a major development, a US-based medical device manufacturer has won Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval for a new 'rapid' coronavirus test.
05 Mar 2020
China is hoping to put a decade-old drug to use as it grapples with an outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
01 Mar 2020
In a bid to ramp up testing efforts for coronavirus, the US Food and Drug Administration has allowed the induction of new diagnostic technologies.
18 Jan 2020
As market-ready AR glasses continue to evolve, a new kind of device appears to be mushrooming on the block - smart contact lenses.
02 Dec 2019
In a bid to save thousands of children from HIV AIDS, Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla has introduced a revolutionary new drug called Quadrimune.
26 Sep 2019
Amid an ongoing probe into Ranitidine's reported cancer-causing impurities, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited (GSK) has recalled Ranitidine-based antacid Zinetac (150mg and 300mg) in India and other markets.
10 Sep 2019
Since, well, forever, humans have tried to find ways to make them look and feel younger; homemade face packs, makeup, botox, exercise, etc., which don't truly deliver the desired effect.
30 Aug 2019
Recently, India's Health Ministry proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, citing health hazards.
25 May 2019
Swiss drugmaker Novartis' new gene therapy, which recently received US approval, may be the world's most expensive drug, priced at an exorbitant $2.125 million (approximately Rs. 14cr).
19 May 2019
Soon, you'll be able to detect infections in the ear of your kid using an app.
12 Feb 2019
A day after it was reported that certain Xiaomi, OnePlus smartphones had fared poorly in a radiation test, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has issued a clarification.
03 Feb 2019
China's corruption watchdog yesterday said it had disciplined more than 80 officials linked to a vaccine scandal last year that inflamed public fears over the safety of domestically produced drugs.
07 Dec 2018
A lot of couples in the world face the problem of unintended or unplanned pregnancy.
02 Nov 2018
The first marijuana-based medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Epidiolex, is now available as prescription medicine across all 50 US states.
14 Aug 2018
While there exist several smartphone apps that track periods, and presumably fertility, one app, Natural Cycles, has received the nod to legally market itself as a 'birth control' app in the US.
22 Jul 2018
India's fight against malaria, which it aims to eliminate by 2030, has received a major boost after the US' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug called Krintafel (tafenoquine) to treat P. Vivax cases.
28 Mar 2018
20 years ago, Viagra was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and it answered the prayers of many men suffering from erectile dysfunction.
07 Mar 2018
The Maharashtra Government has told the Legislative Council that sale of gutka -banned in the state- would be made a non-bailable offense.
20 Feb 2018
Life sciences start-up Avro is developing a method to deliver medication through the skin.
04 Feb 2018
Studies conducted by the US government reveal that radiations from mobile phones are not really harmful to humans.
25 Jan 2018
Maharashtra government on Wednesday banned the sale of tobacco and food items under the same roof. The state becomes the first to implement the move after the Union ministry of health and family welfare issued an advisory in September, 2017.