Modern Wound Management: A Panacea for Maladies

Globally, wound care products are becoming more advanced in terms of helping drastically reduce recovery time and being increasingly non-invasiveness. Manufacturers are focusing more on bioactive wound care products, owing to surging demand from healthcare providers. Biomaterials are projected to continue to gain traction among manufacturers, with the market expected to be flooded with superabsorbent…

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Opioids Losing Sheen to Alternative Pain Management Methods

The risk of addiction associated with use of opioids tend to overshadow it many useful properties. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 40 people in the U.S. die daily due to overdose of opioids. However, their role in reducing moderate to severe pain ensures a steady demand from healthcare providers. Currently, opioids…

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Pharmaceutical Excipients: Versatile Tastemakers of Drug Formulation

Excipients are inert substances formulated alongside the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in a medication. It helps in stabilization, acts as a filler or enhances solubility, increases shelf-life, facilitates better absorption of the medication, and prevents denaturation. This does away with the need for a specific substance to impart each of these properties and thus, helps…

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Cell Culture – A Doorway to Infinitesimal Possibilities in Healthcare

Cells are the building blocks of any form of life. In-depth research about cells provides an insight into the genetic structure, understanding of which holds the key to formulating effective treatment approach for complex heart and genetic disorders. Deep understanding of the cell and the effects of its environment and that of different drugs on…

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Veterinary Vaccines: A Preventive Approach for Maintaining Health & Well-being of Animals

Vaccines are an integral part of the overall veterinary healthcare approach. Periodic vaccination helps in prevention of various debilitating diseases in animals. Over the last decade or so, focus on pet humanization and increasing farm output has led to higher demand for vaccination. The global veterinary vaccines market was valued at $5.68 billion in 2015….

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Reduction of Stent prices in India: Impact on Global and Indian Healthcare Industry

To treat coronary artery disease (CAD), stents, which are minute expandable mesh like tube are inserted into blocked arteries of heart. In India, 90-95 per cent cardiovascular deaths are caused by CAD. As per the National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, 2015, around 61.5 million people suffered from CAD in India. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing…

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Contraceptives: Choice to Conceive, Not Concede

Contraceptives play a vital role in reducing cases of unwanted or unplanned pregnancy and also reducing the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) to a certain extent. Global demand for contraceptives is expected to grow steadily as focus on family planning and preventing STDs gains prominence. The global contraceptives market will continue to be influenced…

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Veterinary Vaccines: Saving Animal Lives and Humans Just the Same

Since their introduction in the medical field, veterinary vaccines have played an important role in protecting animals from various infectious diseases and in turn, helps prevent spreading of zoonotic diseases and infections from consuming contaminated meat and related products. Some of the well-known examples include rinderpest vaccines and rabies vaccines. Other factors influencing the global…

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Custom Lasik Surgery – The Promise of Higher Visual Acuity and Vision Quality

Custom LASIK surgery is a highly sophisticated laser vision correction procedure that employs wavefront technology based on the unique nuances of the patient’s eye and therefore, is a highly personalized treatment. An aberrometer precisely and comprehensively measures all optical aberrations of the patient’s eye creating a 3D fingerprint specific to each eye called ‘wavefront map…

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3D PRINTING FOR MEDICAL SECTOR MARKET

3D Printing in Medical Sector – An Endless Sea of Lifesaving Possibilities Waiting to Be Explored

Conventional manufacturing techniques such as moulding, casting, and machining result in major loss of raw material, are time consuming and are highly cumbersome to form complex geometries. Rapid strides made in technology has led to the advent of 3D printing, which undeniably is a highly disruptive technology expected to gain significant momentum over the following…

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