Leaders of India's $15 billion pharmaceuticals industry, a major supplier of affordable generics to the world, have joined public health activists in criticising a new US-led trade deal they say will delay the arrival of new cheap drugs.
European health regulators on Friday conditionally approved Amgen's rare blood cancer drug, Blincyto, which is one of the world's most expensive cancer treatments.
The US Food and Drug Administration in
Police have foiled an attempt to smuggle three kilos of marijuana and 505 prescription pills into Bahrain hidden inside motorcycle spare parts. They were concealed inside a package that was shipped to Bahrain from Bangladesh using internationa
Eli Lilly and Co's new Jardiance pill slashed deaths by 32 per cent in patients with type 2 diabetes at risk of heart attack and stroke, a finding that could make it a mainstay diabetes treatment and triple its use, according to researcher
Prices of cancer medication in Bahrain have been slashed by up to 80 per cent, as part of the final phase of the GCC drug price unification programme. Effective from September 1, 638 types of medicines including 71 used for anaesthesia, 94 vac
Antibiotic use in Bahrain is set to be put under the microscope again at a major medical forum being held next month. The first Gulf-Pharma Medical Conference is expected to bring together more than 350 international, regional and national exp
GlaxoSmithKline is banking on a major clinical trial to revive its flagging respiratory medicine business, with billions of dollars of sales riding on a positive result.
Data from the so-called SUMMIT study, de
More than 330 drug smugglers were stopped from entering Bahrain in the first five months of this year.
This was revealed by Interior Ministry Anti-Narcotics Directorate head Colonel Mubarak bin Huwail, who said increased co-ordina
A chronic bed shortage means Bahrain’s drug treatment programme is failing addicts who seek help, according to a senior counsellor.
There are just 29 beds at Bahrain’s only drug treatment unit, which treats an average
A massive drug haul with an estimated street value of BD200 million ($526.7 million) has been seized by Bahraini authorities.
The smuggling operation, considered the largest in the region, was foiled by the Interior Ministry's