Pharma News

In India Medtronic launches Resolute Onyx DES

  • Posted on: 17 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

US-based medical device company Medtronic  launched new drug-eluting stent (DES) technology Resolute Onyx for the first time in India. It has been introduced in Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Mumbai and will be launched in Bangalore and Delhi shortly.  The technology is based on Resolute Integrity platform which offers flexibility in the form of sleek.

Researcher found Antimicrobial Compounds from Peppermint Oil & Cinnamon Have Chronic Wound Healing Power

  • Posted on: 15 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Researchers have found a way to package antimicrobial compounds from peppermint and cinnamon in tiny capsules that can both kill biofilms and actively promote healing, as they have found that peppermint oil and cinnamon could help treat chronic wounds. The finding is reported in the journal ACS Nano.

New Film Developed By Scientist To Neutralize The Smell Of Garlic, Onions And Other Stinky Foods

  • Posted on: 15 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Some of the world’s most popular foods and seasonings can also be the smelliest — think garlic, onions, certain cheeses and the notoriously stinky Asian durian fruit. No amount of plastic wrap seems to contain their stench, but now scientists have developed a new film that could finally neutralize the odors of even the most pungent fare. The report is published in the journal ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.

IPC releases guidance document for monographs development of herbs & herbal products

  • Posted on: 15 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) recently released the guidance document for monographs development of herbs and herbal products. This manual is aimed to provide guidelines for the stakeholders of IP who intend to submit herbs and herbal products monographs, candidate material for phytochemicals reference substances and botanical reference substances to IPC.

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