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Biotech Companies in Bangladesh

The biopharmaceutical industry produces medical drugs derived from life forms (biologics). A potentially controversial method of producing biopharmaceuticals involves transgenic organisms, particularly plants and animals that have been genetically modified to produce drugs.
Leading Biotech Products Manufacturers in Bangladesh -Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Novartis (Bangladesh) Ltd.GSK Bangladesh Ltd.Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Hijama Therapy in Bangladesh

Hijama (means "sucking") is the Arabic term for wet cupping, where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision for therapeutic purposes.
Cupping (hijama) is the best remedy recommended and used by the Prophet Muhammad (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam). The Messenger (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) said, "Indeed the best of remedies you have is cupping (hijama)…" [Saheeh al-Bukhaaree (5371)].

Hepatitis C Virus Threat in Bangladesh

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a small (55–65 nm in size), enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. Hepatitis C virus is the cause of hepatitis C and some cancers such as Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular carcinoma abbreviated HCC) and lymphomas in humans. Globally, between 130–150 million people have chronic hepatitis C infection. Aproximately 700000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver diseases.

Newly Born Pharma Market in South Asian Region

Asian healthcare markets are now rapidly growing and making a strong platform in global pharma market. Rising incomes, higher life expectancy, increased government healthcare expenditure, and a surge of chronic illnesses are boosting the demand for pharmaceutical products and services in this region.
There are also some newly born pharma market in south Asian region like - Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Afghanistan. These countries are now trying to grow a established pharma market in the country with the help of government and private willingness.

Comparative Analysis of Pharma Sector in South Asia

The pharma sector is emerging and more comparative in south Asia region. In recent years, the demand for healthcare services has risen among the region’s populations.
Pharmaceutical industry is mainly responsible for the research & development, production and marketing of medications. The main players of the south Asian pharma market are India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Thailand.

BD medicines start to enter in US market

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. USFDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices, cosmetics, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.
Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited (“BPL”, “Beximco Pharma” or “Company”; AIM Symbol: BXP), the fast-growing manufacturer of generic pharmaceutical products and active pharmaceutical ingredients, 4th August, 2016 they announced that it has commenced the export of Carvedilol, a prescription drug for treating hypertension, to the US.

Comparative Study of Different Chromatographic Techniques

Cromatography, is a technique for separating the components, or solutes, of a mixture on the basis of the relative amounts of each solute distributed between a moving fluid stream, called the mobile phase, and a contiguous stationary phase. The mobile phase may be either a liquid or a gas, while the stationary phase is either a solid or a liquid.
There are several different types of chromatography currently in use – ie paper chromatography; thin layer chromatography (TLC); gas chromatography (GC); liquid chromatography (LC); high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC); ion exchange chromatography; and gel permeation or gel filtration chromatography.

OTC Treatment for Nail Disorder

Nail abnormalities are common in Bangladesh as well as around the world. Appearances may be difficult to diagnose with certainty, and care must be taken to ensure correct diagnosis and therefore treatment.

There are several types of nail disorders. A fungal infection is the most common, usually affecting the toenails. Some others also can affect the nails, including dystrophies, deformities and infections.

Job Satisfaction Among the Pharmacists in Bangladesh

Pharmacy practice in a variety of areas including: Industrial Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Compounding Pharmacy, Consultant Pharmacy, Veterinary Pharmacy, Internet Pharmacy, Nuclear Pharmacy, Military Pharmacy and Pharmacy Informatics.

Bangladeshi pharmacists are working in these sector with dominance in pharmaceuticals manufacturing and marketing over the second highest recruiting academic area. A very few number of Pharmacists are engaged in research organizations and administration sector. Although Clinical Pharmacy and Community Pharmacy have not breathed yet while Hospital Pharmacy is going ahead in a limited settings.

Family Medicine in Bangladesh

Family medicine (FM), formerly family practice (FP), is a specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician or family doctor. In Europe the discipline is often referred to as general practice and a practitioner as a General Practice Doctor or GP; this name emphasises the holistic nature of this speciality, as well as its roots in the family. It is a division of primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body.

10 Highest Paying Countries for Pharmacists

We find out the top ten countries for pharmacists to work; they offer the most attractive packages for qualified pharmacists. A list of 10 highest paying countries for pharmacist are given below -
1. The United States of America Pharmacist average salary around US$ 120,000 per year.

2. Switzerland Pharmacist average salary around US$ 86,000 per year.

Top 100 Pharmaceutical Companies in World

A list of Top 100 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world are given below:
Johnson & JohnsonPfizerNovartisMerck & CoRocheGlaxoSmithKlineSanofiAstraZeneca

Online Medical Services in Bangladesh

Online Medical Services is a relatively recent term for healthcare practice supported by electronic processes and communication. Some argue that it is interchangeable with health informatics with a broad definition covering electronic/digital processes in health. It's called also eHealth service.
Unfortunately, in Bangladesh we don’t have enough health related services in online. General people don’t know we have world class medical care for critical diseases also. But nowadays few online medical services try to change this condition through making awareness and providing information's.