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Alchemy by E Kumar Sharma

Although there are norms and punishments for overcharging for medicines, but it is not a good idea for a consumer to just depend on the pharmaceutical companies or the pharmacies to get the correct price prescribed by the government as effective monitoring system is absent.

UK-based pharma company GlaxoSmithKline and one of the oldest pharma MNC in India, has announced that it will not file for patents in the low income countries.
The passing away of P. Ravindra Reddy, Founder Chairman of Hyderabad-based MTAR Technologies, marks more than an end to an eventful journey.
A quick check on where we are on the investigation into this and sadly there is still not much clarity.
Water, as things stand today, is a state subject even though ground water management is a national priority.
Global drug development history has its examples of instances where red flags were raised, which later turned out to be red herrings.
Besides Dr Reddy's a series of leading Indian pharma companies have been under the scanner of the US drug regulator.
Delhi and Maharashtra have been leading the country in the list of deaths from Dengue and Swine Flu respectively.
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