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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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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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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Indian Healthcare Sector

Indian Healthcare Sector Revolution: A ‘HIT’ in the Making

The healthcare sector in India has undergone drastic changes post-independence. While rapid strides have been made such as eradication of diseases such as polio and small pox and vast improvements made in health indicators such as life expectancy and mortality, one cannot overlook the disparity when it comes to the relatively weak healthcare infrastructure and…

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Donald Trump on Healthcare

Come up Trumps or Don a New Role – Effects of Donald Trump’s Presidency on Global Healthcare Sector: An Indian Perspective

Donald Trump has created quite a stir as soon as he stepped in as the 45th President of United States of America. His first order was directed to reduce fiscal load of Affordable Care Act (Obama Care). He re-instated the Global Gag rule and strengthened border security by ordering to build the Mexico border wall….

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