Mobile Medical Apps

Mobile Medical Apps- Which Ones are Regulated?

The emergence of smartphones has changed the world. They have put a great impact on our lifestyle. One can do almost anything and everything using smartphone Apps ranging from playing games to shopping, paying bills etc.This digital technology has started approaching healthcare systems as well. The app designers are targeting the Healthcare industry in two…

HDL

HDL-Raising Agents – Is it not good enough to raise “Good Cholesterol”?

Vast improvements have been made in drug therapies for patients with heart disease. Optimal medical treatment (OMT) have been used which includes statins (reduce LDL cholesterol), beta blockers (reduce blood pressure and workload on the heart), angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (reduce blood pressure), and low dose aspirin (reduces platelet activation). Beta-blockers and angiotensin converting enzyme…

Roche&SamsungBiLogics

Roche & Samsung BioLogics Sign a Strategic Manufacturing Partnership – early warning of war with biosimilars?

On Oct 22, 2013 Roche announced that it has entered into a long term manufacturing agreement with Samsung BioLogics. Under this agreement, Samsung will manufacture Roche’s proprietary biologics in Incheon, South Korea. We would like to point out that in Q4-2012, Samsung halted the development of its rituximab biosimilar – SAIT101 due to “internal reasons”.…