Dawns A New Era: Regenerative Medicine For Degenerative Disease

Could breakthrough innovation in ‘Regenerative Medicine’ significantly reduce the need of expensive lifelong medications, or even make the use of some important medical devices less relevant, or even help avoiding expensive and risky surgical interventions? The common answer to these … Continue reading

Disruptive Digital Innovation To Reduce Medication Need?

Application of digital technology in various spheres of not just business, but in our individual day to life also, promises a disruptive change for the better, from the traditional way of doing things and achieving goals – freeing a lot … Continue reading

A Patient-Centric State Initiative To Revolutionize Disease Treatment

In his State of the Union address, just before the recent visit to India in January 2015, President Barack Obama articulated the need to develop “Precision Medicine” in his country – a bold, giant and perhaps unprecedented State initiative to … Continue reading

Would ‘Regenerative Medicine’ Shape The Future Of Global Healthcare?

Just the last week, on December 19, 2014, international media broke the news of regulatory approval of the first stem cell treatment by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The Agency reportedly has recommended an Orphan Drug – Holoclar of the … Continue reading

Cheaper Drugs: Happy Patients: Angry Industry

Recent price reductions of a number of cardiovascular and diabetes drugs falling outside the National List of Essential Medicines 2011 (NLEM 2011), have attracted fury of the pharma industry . By a notification dated July 10, 2014, the National Pharmaceutical … Continue reading

Infections may cause NCDs like, diabetes and cancer: Ongoing scientific quest to decipher the mystery

To create a positive health impact on the lives of billions of people, the United Nations (UN) on September 19, 2011 unanimously adopted a ‘Political Declaration’ on ‘Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)’.  In the years ahead, this path-breaking initiative on NCDs, … Continue reading