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Pharma department seeks report on drug misuse, eyes NDPS Act inclusion

The department wants to collate data and review these medications in order to bring them under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act

3 min read14 Jun 2024

Here’s How Medicare Should Negotiate Drug Prices

The federal health-insurance system is finally wielding its leverage to reduce prices. There’s just one problem.

3 min read17 Apr 2024

Tata Institute comes up with a ₹100 drug to prevent cancer recurrence; doctors to start human trials soon

Researchers at the Tata Institute in Mumbai say they’ve developed a tablet aimed at preventing cancer recurrence. After 10 years of research, they believe that the drug will help prevent cancer from recurring in patients for a second time

1 min read28 Feb 2024

Drug Shortages Trigger FTC Probe

The agency is questioning whether hospital purchasing groups and drug distributors have played any role in shortages of chemotherapies and other drugs.

2 min read15 Feb 2024

Sumeet Bagadia lists Cipla as top ’Valentine’s Day 2024 Pick’; here’s why

Sumeet Bagadia of Choice Broking has chosen Cipla as his ‘Valentine’s Day 2024 Pick’. Bagadia has recommended a ‘Buy’ on the pharma stock at ₹1,450 and up to ₹1,415 for a target price of ₹1,600 to ₹1,660.

4 min read14 Feb 2024

Trump and Biden Both Hate Pharma—Investors Shouldn’t

The drug sector just had one of its worst years ever relative to the S&P 500 and now faces political attacks, but investors should focus on the value.

3 min read19 Jan 2024

Your Questions Answered: I am a 38-year-old MBA graduate. Can you list pros and cons of investing in healthcare space?

The Nifty Healthcare index is a sectoral index on the NSE that captures the behavior and performance of healthcare companies in the Indian economy on a real-time basis.

6 min read19 Jan 2024
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More Teens Who Use Marijuana Are Suffering From Psychosis

More potent cannabis and more frequent use are contributing to higher rates of psychosis, especially in young people.

5 min read11 Jan 2024

A Tale of Two Pharmas: Can Obesity Firms Continue Their Outperformance in 2024?

In pharma, a company can take a larger slice of the healthcare pie than peers, but it is still constrained by the size of the pie.

4 min read27 Dec 2023

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories sheds around 7% as USFDA issues 3 observations for firm

Shares of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL) shed almost 7 percent in trade on Monday after the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) issued three observations for the company’s Telangana plant.

2 min read11 Dec 2023
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