Saturday, February, 23, 2019 02:29:56

Contribution By Shikha Sinha


FDA permits Priority Review for Roche’s drug Polatuzumab Vedotin

The FDA will decide on the definitive approval by the 19th of August 2019. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has reportedly accepted the BLA (Biologics License Application) submitted by the Swiss multinational healthcare company, Roche. The company has been officially granted Priority Review …

Dr Reddy’s declares launch of Propofol Injectable Emulsion in the U.S.

Renowned pharmaceuticals company Pharma major Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., has reportedly brought the Propofol Injectable Emulsion to the U.S. shores. Propofol, a therapeutic generic equivalent version of Diprivan (propofol) Injectable Emulsion, has been given the green signal by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and …

Wockhardt receives USFDA nod for cancer drug, Imatinib Mesylate

Imatinib Mesylate is claimed to stop the growth of cancer cells and is prescribed for treating Leukemia and certain Gastro-Intestinal tumors. Renowned pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, Wockhardt, recently received the USFDA approval for an ANDA for 100 mg and 400 mg tablets of Imatinib Mesylate. …

Perlara, Rambam Medical Center tie up for kidney disease PerlQuest

Perlara, the U.S. based biotech public benefit corporation that is dedicated to discovering cures for rare diseases, recently announced a partnership with Rambam Medical Center in Israel and Dr. Karl Skorecki, a leading kidney disease researcher and nephrologist, to co-develop a PerlQuest into APOL1 kidney disease. For …

FDA clears Pear Therapeutics’ mobile medical app to treat opioid abuse

 The medical mobile application is specifically developed to boost patient retention at facilities that treat opioid abuse.  The app is intended to be utilized alongside other treatments under a healthcare professional’s supervision. Pear Therapeutics, a renowned U.S-based biotech firm, has reportedly announced that its mobile …

BlackBerry to help in improving digital infrastructure for healthcare

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Limited has reportedly declared that it has become a HIMSS Analytics Certified Consultant to assist in addressing the digital infrastructure requirements of healthcare establishments across the globe. As per trusted sources, BlackBerry would now help healthcare institutions through the stages of …

Roche acquires Jecure Therapeutics to develop liver disease drug

Roche, the Swiss drug manufacturer recently acquired the San Diego based startup Jecure Therapeutics for an undisclosed amount. According to sources the recent accrual is meant to help Roche join in the pursuit of discovering new drugs that can cure fatty liver disease. Other pharmaceutical …

Amazon offers software to read medical records and enhance treatments

Amazon is planning to sell a software which would read medical records and give out recommendations to improve treatments or to save money, sources with knowledge on the matter said. Apparently, the software would scan medical files for receiving relevant information, including medical conditions, procedures …