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Pune: Slow start to sharing of blood between banks, FDA sets up panel to look into issue

The aim was to better utilize blood and its components and enhance access to blood products for patients requiring transfusion

Maharashtra: State FDA seeks government nod for skill training centre

To conduct sensitisation programmes for FDA inspectors, street food vendors.


Maggi row: Five samples have excess lead, says report

In Maharashtra MSG was present in 20 samples

FDA Maharashtra awaiting test results on Maggi samples from Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur

According to tests conducted on Maggi noodles in UP, the product contained seven times more than the permissible limits of lead and MSG.

‘Prevent a billion lives from going up in smoke’: Experts

‘Turbo-charged’ effort against sale of tobacco needed, say Indian and international public health experts

Venezuela's newest shortage: breast implants

Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants.


Prescription in ALL CAPS: Medical fraternity gets the chill

Doctors yet to start prescribing medicines in the new format, many say they are yet to get the model format.

Mumbai Underground

Mahesh Zagade, the former FAD Commissioner, cracked the whip on erring chemists across the state who did not hire full-time pharmacists.

28 women patients get worse after antibiotic concoction at Kurla Bhabha hospital, 1 critical

The FDA is now in the process of investigating the composition of the drugs and the possible reasons for the allergic reactions.

FDA to intensify drive against gutkha, pan masala

The ban on sale, manufacture and consumption of guthka and allied products came into force in July 2012.