Pharma News

Jubilant Biosys and Orion Corporation Announces Unique Collaborative Discovery Program in Pain Management Area

(Business Wire India; 13th May, 2014); Jubilant Biosys, a Bengaluru-based subsidiary of Jubilant Life Sciences, and Orion Corporation (Orion), the largest pharmaceutical company in Finland, today announced a path breaking drug discovery collaboration to discover small molecule inhibitors in neuroscience therapeutic area. The research deal is aimed at developing drug that can benefit large population of people with unmet needs in the pain management area.

Cipla invests 21 million $ to support Alzheimer’s disease drug development

(12th May, 2014); Cipla announced that it is investing 21 million $ in Chase Pharmaceuticals, an early stage drug development company, based in Washington DC. Chase is focused on developing novel approaches to improve treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. It has a unique patented approach and is focused on improving the efficacy, safety and tolerability of existing Alzheimer medications.

New Study Suggests Desmopressin Melt Improves Sleep Patterns and Psychological Functioning of Bedwetting Children

(Business Wire India; 12th May, 2014); New data has shown that treatment with melt-in-the-mouth desmopressin (MINIRIN® Melt)* improved sleep patterns and psychological functioning (including attention problems and memory) in children with nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting). The negative impact of bedwetting on children’s neuropsychological functioning (e.g. anxiety and social self-esteem problems) was also shown. The data from a study by researchers at the University Hospital Ghent, Belgium was presented at the 25th annual congress of the European Society for Paediatric Urology (ESPU) in Innsbruck, Austria.

CSIR-IHBT developed unique enzyme for creating global niche

(11th May, 2014); CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT), Palampur, has developed unique autoclavable Super Oxide Dismutase (SOD) enzyme, used in cosmetic, food and pharmaceutical industries for end applications, like developing anti-ageing creams, extending shelf life of fruits and vegetables and during cryo-surgery and preservation of organelles, respectively.

Young blood can rejuvenates the brain

(6th May, 2014); The amazing research from UC San Francisco scientist concluded that young blood can rejuvenate brain of aged mice which rooting hopes that new precursors may be identified to come up with advanced aging solution.


ACG's Pithampur Factory Awarded Gold Rating by LEED-India; First in Pharma Industry to Receive the Certification

(PRNewswire; 6th May, 2014); ACG's continued commitment towards sustainability and efforts in building sustainable sites, reducing water and energy consumption, recycling building material and improving indoor environmental quality has now been recognized. Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) LEED®-India has awarded its prestigious Gold rating to ACG's new state-of-the-art capsule manufacturing plant in Pithampur, making it the first factory in Indian pharmaceutical industry to receive this rating.

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