Month: January 2024

Aesthetic Alchemy: “Artistry of Medical Aesthetic Procedures”

Medical Aesthetics is an area of modern medicine that specializes in improving the outer appearance of an individual without surgery. Medical aesthetic procedures can be broadly categorized into two categories, namely non-invasive and invasive. Medical aesthetic treatments that don’t require to puncture the skin and involve non-surgical devices are termed as non-invasive procedures whereas treatments

Revolutionizing Medicine and Public Health: The Emergence of Big Data in Healthcare

Big Data in healthcare refers to the vast amount of data that is continuously expanding and cannot be efficiently stored or processed using traditional tools. Not only in healthcare, but various industries have also adopted big data to enhance their capabilities, improve customer experiences, and strengthen their brand reputation, thereby contributing to overall growth of

Discovering Relief: Exploring Sleep Apnea Medical Devices and Drug Therapies for Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea (also known as sleep apnoea), is a sleep disorder characterized by interruptions in breathing during sleep. These interruptions in sleep, often caused by obstruction or reduced airflow, can result in reduced oxygen flow and last up to several minutes. Sleep apnea is often an underdiagnosed condition that can affect all age groups. According

Beyond Batch: The Transformative Force of Continuous Manufacturing

Continuous manufacturing process involves the production of pharmaceutical drug substance in a single run, while operating 24×7. In this process, the drug is developed from its base ingredients / raw materials and processed to the final product in one facility, without any hold time. For decades, pharmaceutical companies have manufactured drugs using batch processing in

Outsourcing Peptide Synthesis: Preferred Choice of Drug Developers

The peptide therapeutics market has undergone substantial evolution since the inception of insulin. It is worth mentioning that over the span of years, the pharmaceutical companies have shifted their focus from conventional interventions towards more advanced pharmacological strategies, such as peptide therapeutics. Presently, over 80 peptide-based drugs are available in the market for myriad of

Exploring the Miracle Antibody Drug Conjugate Technologies

With fourteen approved drugs and several drug candidates being evaluated under different stages of development, antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) are now recognized as a potent class of targeted therapeutics. The success of this relatively novel class of therapeutics is attributed to the ability of lead molecules to specifically identify and eliminate disease associated cells /

BridgeBio Pharma Secures $1.25 Billion to Propel Genetic Medicine Development

Introduction In a strategic move to accelerate the development and launch of genetic medicines, BridgeBio Pharma has successfully secured up to USD 1.25 billion from Blue Owl Capital and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The cornerstone of BridgeBio’s funding initiative involves a strategic agreement with Blue Owl Capital and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. In

Chromatography Consumables and Chromatography Instrumentation Industry: Current Scenario and Future Trends

Chromatography finds several applications across different industries, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, environmental, food, petrochemical, and other such industries. Specifically in pharmaceutical industry, recent years have witnessed a surge in the demand for chromatography systems / chromatography instrumentation (such as liquid chromatography system, gas chromatography system, gel permeation chromatography, supercritical fluid chromatography) and chromatography consumables (such

Plasma Fractionation: An Indispensable Component for Plasma-derived Therapies Manufacturing

Plasma fractionation, a critical process in the field of medical science, involves the separation of various components present in blood plasma to create valuable therapeutic products. This intricate procedure has gained significant recognition due to its ability to provide essential treatments and to address various medical indications. The success of plasma fractionation companies hinges upon

Eli Lilly’s Weight-Loss Drug, Mounjaro, Sparks an Epic Run in Pharma Shares

Introduction Over years, Eli Lilly has undergone a significant transformation, positioning itself as the world’s most valuable drugmaker. Renowned for psychiatric drugs such as Prozac, the company faced several challenges in revenue generation during the 2010s due to patent expiration of its innovative drugs. However, a strategic shift and a focus on innovative treatments have

Prefilled Syringes: Delivering Convenience and Precision in Every Dose

Prefilled syringes are syringes that come pre-filled with a specific dose of medication. They offer several advantages over traditional drug delivery systems (such as vials and syringes), including reduced chances of dosing errors, increased patient compliance and decreased risk of microbial contamination. It is worth highlighting that, prefilled syringes are preferably being used in the

Novartis Steps Back from Cytokinetics Acquisition Amid Stock Plunge

Introduction In a surprising turn of events, Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis has decided to step back from the pursuit of much-anticipated acquisition of Cytokinetics, a US based cardiovascular drug developer. This sudden decision has sent ripples through the market, prompting a significant drop in Cytokinetics’ stock value and leaving investors and industry analysts questioning the

Biologics Contract Manufacturing – Current Interest of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Biologics represent one of the fastest growing segments of the pharmaceutical industry. This canbe attributed to the rapid pace of innovation in this field, driven by the need for effective and personalized pharmacological interventions. Although biopharmaceuticals offer significant profit margins and have demonstrated the potential to treat a myriad of disease indications, they are generally

Biologics – The Next Step in Revolutionary Medication

With the increased interest and gradual shift of investment from small molecule drugs to biologics and the establishment of several biologics manufacturing companies / biologics CMOs, more than 250 biologic therapies and vaccines have been developed, globally. Notably, biologics have higher success rates than conventional small-molecule drugs owing to lesser off-target toxicity of biologics, which

Medical Aesthetics: “Redefining Beauty through Medical Expertise”

In the pursuit of self-reinvention and confidence, medical aesthetics emerges as a powerful tool for reshaping not only the outer appearance of individuals but also their lives as well. Medical aesthetics is a growing area of modern medicine that focuses on improving the cosmetic appearance of an individual through various medical treatments. The idea of

The Promising Potential of Pulsed Field Ablation for Cardiac Rhythm Management

Heart disorders, which affect millions of lives worldwide, encompass a wide range of abnormalities related to the heart’s structure and function.  Amongst the various types of heart disorders, the prevalence of cardiac arrythmias has grown considerably. This condition manifests as heart beating too fast (tachycardia), too slow (bradycardia) or irregularly. These irregularities in the heart’s

A Deep Dive into Fine Grained Sentiment Analysis of Patient Engagement Solutions

Patient engagement refers to a strategic collaboration between patients and their treatment providers to offer all the relevant resources to patients in order to enable them to make appropriate decisions for their health. This approach allows patients to become well informed regarding the available treatment options, recovery, prescription choices or any other important medical solutions,

The Non Invasive Frontier: Liquid Biopsy Companies Refining Healthcare

Cancer has high mortality rate, primarily because of the delayed detection and complexities of current diagnostic procedures. The mortality rates associated with cancer can be significantly reduced if the efforts shift towards the development of methods for early detection of cancer. Amid the increasing burden of cancer and the limitations of traditional tissue biopsies, there