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LCT gets approval to advance to phase-II human trial with Diabecell

Living Cell Technologies Limited, a global company pioneering the development of a cell implant to treat diabetes, has received approval to advance to the next phase of its New Zealand phase-II human clinical trial with its groundbreaking Diabecell. The approval follows a positive assessment from the New Zealand Data Safety and Monitoring Board of the first four patients to receive its Diabecell implants.

Several drugs to come under regulatory scanner as national pharmacovigilance programme to begin in April

Two H1N1 drugs - oseltamivir and zanamavir, the controversial sub-fertility drug letrozole, popular non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug nimesulide, decongestant drug phenylpropanolamine (PPA), antibiotic drug gatifloxacine, chronic constipation drug tegaserod, type-2 diabetes drug pioglitazone and rosiglitazone have been selected for the first phase of national pharmacovigilance programme which will begin in select 40 medical colleges across the country from April this year.

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