Exports of US pharmaceuticals to Iran were cut in half last year, according to data released on Friday, while overall US exports to the Islamic republic rose about 9 per cent because of grain sales.
The official US government stat
Medicines being sold in registered private sector pharmacies were procured only through authorised dealers, said a top official amid claims that up to 30 per cent of drugs sold in Bahrain could be counterfeit.
The Western world's first drug to fix faulty genes promises to transform the lives of patients with an ultra-rare disease that clogs their blood with fat. The only snag is the price tag of over $1 million.
The gene therapy for
US regulators approved 39 new drugs in 2012, the most in 16 years, suggesting that pharmaceutical makers are poised for growth after losing billions of dollars in recent years to generic drug makers because of patent expirations.
A British and a Japanese scientist won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for work on creating stem cells, opening the door to new methods to diagnose and treat diseases.
Briton John Gurdon and Japan's Shinya Yamanaka equa
Medical insurance cardholders of the Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (Adnic), one of the leading insurance companies in the UAE, can now benefit from the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) services.
Seha has a network of 12 hosp
Tens of millions of people in low and middle income countries would be pushed below the poverty line by buying common but vital medicines which are already unaffordable to hundreds of millions more, a study has found.
Laurens Niens' team a