A step closer to oral administration of kala-azar drug

Researchers from IIT Hyderabad have achieved a sustained release of a drug known as Amphotericin B for up to 10 days.This drug can be used for treating kala-azar. This will also help in oral administration of kala-azar drug which currently has major challenges. Visceral leishmaniasis(VL) also known as kala-azar is the most severe form of… Continue reading A step closer to oral administration of kala-azar drug

India protects drug, agri biz at RCEP

India and other developing countries have succeeded in withdrawing the three harmful provisions concerning pharmaceuticals and agriculture which were part of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement. The provisions were taken off the negotiating table after India argued against the provisions of patent term extensions and data exclusivity. These provisions would have… Continue reading India protects drug, agri biz at RCEP