• Pharma
  • January 3, 2024
‘70% of admitted patients given antibiotics’

NEW DELHI: Nearly 7 out of 10 admitted patients are prescribed antibiotics, a survey carried out in 20 public hospitals across the country has revealed. A survey carried out in 20 public hospitals…

  • Pharma
  • August 21, 2023
Generic drugs issue: Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya to meet IMA, NMC brass today

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya has called a meeting on Monday to discuss the newly-notified regulation – National Medical Commission Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 2023 – which, among other things,…

  • Pharma
  • August 12, 2023
Trans-fatty acids killing 5.4 lakh a year: Govt

NEW DELHI : High intake of trans-fatty acids increases the risk of coronary heart disease, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya told Lok Sabha on Friday. In a written reply to a Parliament question, Mandaviya said industrially…

  • Pharma
  • August 8, 2023
Lok Sabha approves bill to expand J&K pharmacists’ job opportunities

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill allowing those qualified or registered under the Jammu & Kashmir Pharmacy Act to be registered as pharmacists under the Pharmacy Act, thus doing away with…