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Himachal govt to file FIR against cough syrup makers ‘responsible’ for 10 infant deaths 

The Coldbest-PC cough syrup, manufactured by the Himachal-based Digital Vision firm, has allegedly led to deaths of 9 infants in J&K and one in Haryana. 
Thyroid eye disease causes the eyes to bulge outward

US approves first medicine for treatment of ‘rare’ thyroid eye disease

The medicine approved by US Food and Drug Administration is called Tepezza, which is manufactured by Irish drugmaker Horizon Therapeutics. 
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US flags two top neurological drugs used in India, warns of serious breathing difficulties

US Food and Drug Administration says gabapentin and pregabalin drugs, sold in India to treat neurological disorders, may also harm nervous system.

Explained: Why India, US haven’t recalled acidity drug Ranitidine but France & Canada have

US expert who flagged the presence of cancer-causing NDMA in Ranitidine says sales must stop permanently.
Cancer-causing substance has been found in both the generic and brand versions of the drug | Pixabay

Popular acidity drug has cancer-causing substance, says US health regulator

The drug, Ranitidine, is available in India under the brand names of ‘Aciloc’ and ‘Zinetac’.
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Govt invites Johnson & Johnson to discuss compensation for ‘faulty’ hip implants

After J&J says critical gaps and factual inaccuracies allowed to stand uncontested, government calls pharma giant for meeting Wednesday.

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Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.

Defence

Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.