Tag: Healthcare

Jun 4

Amrita Hospital, Kochi opens two new research centres; announces Rs 65 Crore for charitable care

Amrita Hospital in Kochi on Sunday announced a commitment of Rs 65 crore in charitable care over the next one year, as part of its silver jubilee celebrations. According to the hospital’s press statement, the healthcare institution, which incurs an expenditure of Rs 40 crore every year for free treatment of needy patients, has committed […]
May 24

Govt seeks to address issue of chemists forcing consumers to buy entire strip of tablets

Amid complaints about chemists insisting customers on buying entire strip of tablets or capsules, the Centre is making efforts to find some solution to protect the consumer interest and is holding consultations with the pharma industry. The forced buying of a full strip of medicine not only leads to medical wastage but also put unnecessary […]
Jul 11

Glenmark Pharma launches gel for acne treatment

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd on Monday launched its topical Minocycline 4 per cent gel for the treatment of moderate to severe acne under the brand MINYM. Minocycline 4 per cent gel is a potent antibacterial gel that exerts a strong anti-inflammatory action. It also offers the lowest MIC90 (minimum Inhibitory concentration at which it stops/prevents visible […]