Pharma Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) refer to consolidation of companies or assets. Merger means combining two companies into one, while acquisition refers to taking over of one company by the other one. In pharmaceutical world, mergers and acquisitions are quite common. According to the insights, M&As help the pharmaceutical companies in achieving their goals easily by…

World Diabetes Day

The term diabetes mellitus is defined as a metabolic disorder which is characterized by hyperglycemia with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism resulting from defects in insulin secretion or insulin action or both.The long-term effects of Diabetes Mellitus include retinopathy with potential blindness, nephropathy that may lead to renal failure or neuropathy with the…

Diabesity

When the balance of body’s metabolic processes is disrupted, certain conditions arise which are known as ‘metabolic conditions’, of which diabetes and obesity are at top of the list. These two metabolic conditions go hand in hand and are putting a major burden on global healtheconomy. The co-existence of these diseases is collectively known as…

Pharmacovigilance Chicago Conference

Turacoz represented in 13th Pharmacovigilance Conference in Chicago (27-28 Sep) as Speaker and participated as Panel member for discussion on very interesting topics. It was a platform wherein people from various domains of the industry shared their experience and future perspective related to Pharmacovigilance and it was extremely an honor meeting such brilliant experienced people.…

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is emerging as one of the critical public health concerns among elderly in various countries around the world including United States (US)and India.It is the fifth leading cause of death among older individuals in US. Over 35 million people worldwide suffer from AD or other forms of dementia. This number is expected…

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Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs)

Healthcare professionals are expected to provide the best evidence based care to the patients. However, due to continuous medical advancements, it becomes challenging for the clinicians to keep abreast with the new developments and implement them in everyday practice. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have become increasingly important in the healthcare practice. They are evidence-based recommendations,…

Summing up Results of Research with Meta-Analysis

Summing up Results of Research with Meta-Analysis: How it is Done and Why is it Important?

We all are aware of the different types of publication documents, and meta-analysis is one of those documents with the highest level of evidence (Figure). Meta-analysis is a statistical analysis that combines or integrates the results of several independent clinical trials considered by the analyst to be combinable. It usually aims to resolve controversy over…

Current Scenario of Medical Device Industry in India

Current Scenario of Medical Device Industry in India

The Indian healthcare industry is on a high growth trajectory and undergoing transformation across the continuum since the last decade. Technology is redefining the possibilities in healthcare delivery and expanding global industry leadership of the healthcare sector while seeking elusive solutions for addressing India’s needs. With the recent approval of National Health Policy 2017 by…

Importance of Good Oral Health

Importance of Good Oral Health

Oral health is an integral part of our general health, yet is the most neglected one. The Indian Dental Association (IDA), in a National Oral Health Survey, 2005, highlighted that 95% of the Indian population suffers from gum diseases and only 50% of the population use a toothbrush. The survey also noted that, only 2%…