abbott i-STAT

Abbott Strengthens Point-Of-Care Biz With Portable i-STAT

About three years ago, the Defence Research and Development Organsiation (DRDO) sourced a couple of hand-held i-STAT devices to check the blood parameters of soldiers posted at the Siachen base. Such tests are required...
HIV Drug Crisis

Global Fund To Help Solve India’s HIV Drug Crisis

Health Ministry releases Rs. 6 crore to pay Cipla Pharma After running out of the child-friendly HIV syrup, Lopinavir, India is likely to procure the drug from a rapid supply facility routed through the Global...
pharmaceutical Startup

Pharmaceutical companies and digital health startups: It’s time to get together

The healthcare startup scene is teeming with digital health innovations—novel solutions that tap technology to deliver care to patients or provide information to patients, providers, and payers. These solutions can dramatically improve outcomes, drive...
Alexandre Carpentier CarThera SonoCloud

CarThera to present data from phase 1/2a study focusing on disrupting blood-brain barrier for...

Paris, France, May 10, 2017 – CarThera, a French company that designs and develops innovative ultrasound-based medical devices to treat brain disorders, today announces that Dr. Ahmed Idbaih, AP-HP principal investigator of the Phase...
indian pharmaceutical industry

Takeda committed to single-digit U.S. drug price rises

Japan's largest drugmaker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co, on Wednesday said it would maintain its pricing model in the U.S. market, brushing off demands by U.S. President Donald Trump for drugmakers to offer cheaper drugs. "Takeda has...

Healthcare movers to watch – Amicus Therapeutics, Inc., Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Wall Street stocks were trading modestly lower Monday as the main indexes pulled back amid mixed earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.06%  was hovering around break-even levels at 20.061. The blue-chip index was...
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California Reports Thousands Of Workers Exposed To Elevated Lead Levels

More than 6,000 California workers in munitions, manufacturing and other industries have elevated levels of lead in their blood that could cause serious health problems, according to a recent report from the state’s public health...
cisco HIMSS17

Cisco unveils Healthcare Digital Roadmap at HIMSS17

Cisco announced new digital technologies and initiatives designed for healthcare that it said already have a proven track record within other industries as part of its Cisco Healthcare Digital Roadmap. The roadmap concept behind is...
radiology imaging

Market for image-analysis software to hit $300 million by 2021

“Radiology is evolving from a largely descriptive field to a more quantitative discipline. Intelligent software tools that combine quantitative imaging and clinical workflow features will not only enhance radiologist productivity, but also improve diagnostic...
sensex

Sensex Plunges 205 Points On Trump’s Healthcare Defeat

The benchmark BSE Sensex extended losses in the afternoon deals and was trading lower by over 200 points following sustained selling in metal, oil & gas, healthcare and infrastructure stocks amid weak Asian cues. Markets...