Archive November 2013

India,United States : KKR to acquire 35% stake in GLAND PHARMA for around Rs 1,300 crore [TendersInfo (India)]

Nov30

Gland Pharma Ltd, which is based in the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, is ready to unload its 35% stake to KKR & Co LP, a global investment firm, for around Rs 1,300 crore ($200 million).The deal amid the Hyderabad-based medicine manufacturer and KKR will involve the latter s acquisition of Evolvence India Life Sciences […]

United States : KKR to purchase minority stake in GLAND PHARMA [TendersInfo (India)]

Nov30

A minority stake in Gland Pharma would be purchased by the Global investment firm KKR in Gland Pharma for about US$200 million, comprising the acquisition of the entire stake held by Evolvence India Life Sciences Fund (EILSF), which is an existing private equity investor in the Indian generic injectable pharmaceutical products company.As per Gland Pharma […]

Generic Drugs Market

Nov30

Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The generic drugs industry comprises of the manufacture and marketing of certain drugs which have the same active ingredients as the brand-name drugs manufactured by any pharmaceutical company. The major benefit of generic drugs is that the cost of such drugs is much less than that of branded drugs. […]

UW Medicine alerts 90,000 patients on stolen data [The Seattle Times]

Nov30

Nov. 30UW Medicine has started notifying about 90,000 of its patients that medical information was stolen during a malware attack last month, including 15,000 cases in which Social Security numbers may have been taken.The attack happened when a UW Medicine employee opened an email attachment that contained malicious software, or malware, on Oct. 2.UW Medicine […]

Zeiss Introduces Glaucoma Diagnostic and Software Management Application at Annual Meeting of American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) [Professional Services Close

Nov30

Zeiss announced the US release of a new glaucoma diagnostic and management software application, Forum Glaucoma Workplace, at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).According to a release, Forum Glaucoma Workplace, an application available in the Forum data management system from Zeiss, supports efficient clinical assessment at the point of care […]

NeuroPace Gets FDA Premarket Approval for the RNS System to Treat Medically Refractory Epilepsy [Professional Services Close

Nov30

NeuroPace, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted premarket approval for the NeuroPace RNS System, a treatment for adults with partial onset seizures that have not been controlled with two or more antiepileptic drugs.According to a release, the RNS System is a novel, implantable therapeutic device that delivers responsive neurostimulation, a […]

Research and Markets Offers Report: 2013 Report on the Global Transdermal Drug Delivery

Nov30

Research and Markets has announced the addition of a new report “2013 Report on the Global Transdermal Drug Delivery – Technologies, Markets, and Companie” to its offerings.In a release, Research and Markets noted that report highlights include:Transdermal drug delivery – an approach used to deliver drugs through the skin for therapeutic use as an alternative […]

China Jo-Jo Drugstores Reports Fiscal 2014 2nd Quarter Financial Results [Manufacturing Close

Nov30

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. (CJJD), a retail and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products in China, announced earnings results for the three months ended September 30.Lei Liu, the Company’s Chairman and CEO, stated, “Due to the closure of 16 stores in the past calendar year, our drugstore sales declined slightly quarter over quarter. […]

China Jo-Jo Drugstores Updates on Fiscal 2014 2Q Earnings [Manufacturing Close

Nov30

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., a retail and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products in China, announced earnings results for the three months ended Sept. 30.In a release on Nov. 14 Lei Liu, the Company’s Chairman and CEO, said, “Due to the closure of 16 stores in the past calendar year, our drugstore sales […]

Medicare: Special needs of Carlsbad’s aging population makes it tough to prescribe generic drugs, doctors say [Carlsbad Current-Argus, N.M.]

Nov30

Nov. 29CARLSBAD A new report which analyzes the Medicare Part D drug prescription program revealed that New Mexico is helping to keep costs down by prescribing generic brand drugs for patients.In fact the data showed that New Mexico was in the top 5 when it came to prescribing generic drugs over costly brand-name prescriptions, saving […]