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The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940: Genesis to Zenith

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The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940: Genesis to Zenith admin Tue, 04/04/2023 - 16:00 ABOUT AUTHOR Dr. R. Thakur Chief Editor, Journal of Pharmaceutical Research Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru, India. Email :

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Study shows that bioprinted artificial skin can be used in cosmetics and drugs testing

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Bioengineered artificial skin has become an increasingly important and reliable platform for researchers to test the safety and efficacy of drugs and cosmetics. It can be produced on a large scale and is a good substitute for animal testing. The most promising technologies for production of in vitro models include 3D bioprinting.


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DCGI issues show cause notice to e-pharmacies for stocking & selling drugs in contravention to D&C Act

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The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has issued a show cause notice to online pharmacies including Tata 1mg for allegedly stocking and selling drugs in contravention of the provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules, once again bringing back the long pending issue of lack of regulations on e-pharmacies under the […]

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Novo’s obesity drug has serious warnings and barriers to overcome

World of DTC Marketing

SUMMARY: The media headlines promise weight loss for diabetes patients, but Norvo’s new drug is in the same class as other drugs and carries many warnings. Can diabetes patients really stay adherent to a drug for 63 weeks in which 85% of patients report GI side effects and will insurance cover the cost?

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Allergan Aesthetics Celebrates Fourth Annual BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) Day

The Pharma Data

Allergan Aesthetics Celebrates Fourth Annual BOTOX ® Cosmetic( onabotulinumtoxinA) Day Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company( NYSE ABBV), is inviting people across the country to take a” Moment for You” on Wednesday, November 16 and celebrate the biggest event of the time for BOTOX ® Cosmetic. This gives All? To join All?,

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Opinion: Congress needs to update FDA’s ability to regulate diagnostic tests, cosmetics


Congress is considering two measures that modernize tools the Food and Drug Administration uses to oversee two areas of its vast portfolio: diagnostic tests and cosmetics. While the stakes are different for each of these industries, the basic premise driving these measures is the same. Read the rest…

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Wearable patch can painlessly deliver drugs through the skin

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The skin is an appealing route for drug delivery because it allows drugs to go directly to the site where they're needed, which could be useful for wound healing, pain relief, or other medical and cosmetic applications.

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