Jubilant Lifesciences dropped 2.04% to Rs 772.95 at 11:25 IST on BSE after National Green Tribunal ordered 13 industrial units situated in Gajraula to immediately cease operations after a hearing o

High antibiotic and antifungal concentrations in wastewater from anti-infective drug production may exert selection pressure for multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens. We investigated the environmental presence of active pharmaceutical ingredients and their association with MDR Gram-negative bacteria in Hyderabad, South India, a major production area for the global bulk drug market.

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To many, cannabis is a recreational drug; to some, it is a medicine. Now, it is increasingly seen as a crop, to be grown in quantity and engineered for better traits—not just pharmacological effects, but also fiber content and the rapid, efficient growth that makes a plant useful for biofuels. This month, in a special issue of Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, researchers delve into all aspects of cannabis biology and ecology. The work sheds light on how the plant has diversified since it was first grown 8500 years ago in Eurasia.

The Centre's recent move to come out with an action plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a "big" step to increase inter-agency cooperation to tackle the public health challenge, a green

Study shows that it works against both Asian and African strains of virus

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kalpana Mehta & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/04/2017 regarding approval of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine manufactured by M/s. GlaxoSmithKline Asia Pvt. Ltd. and MSD Pharmaceuticals Private Limited for preventing cervical cancer in women and the experimentation of the vaccine by the Governments of Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. The case also deals with the untimely death of certain persons and grant of compensation. 

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Over 3% of all drugs sold across India are of substandard quality, according to the first-ever survey conducted by the union ministry of health and family welfare.

As part of its efforts to make Hyderabad a city with ‘zero industrial pollution’, the state government has identified 19 prime locations outside the Outer Ring Road (ORR) for moving polluting indus

Promoters seek clarity over fate of their land in city, may get realty permit.

Clinical research in India may soon get a much-needed boost.

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