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Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!

...vernment says that smoking will turn out to be the biggest killer in the years to come, surpassing the threat of even HIV. The British broadcasting corporation reported on Monday that in the developing world smoking will kill more people than any other disease in the next 20 years. The report released from t...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...harmaceutical companies, which include some of the biggest in the world, had challenged the order on the ground that it violates their intellectual property rights (IPR) under the World Trade Organization (WTO). The move by the firms to back off is "a victory for millions of poor people in South Africa and...

Diabetic testing gets easier

...ze complications and the need for medications. The biggest challenge for those suffering from diabetes is to stay focused on leading a healthy life, inspite of being a diabetic. This disease cannot be wished away. It can only be controlled...

South Africa Wins landmark case against pharmaceutical giants

...iated with HIV-AIDS. In April this year 39 of the biggest pharmaceutical firms were dealt a blow by a South African court when an attempt by the firms to strike down a law permitting South Africa to import cheap AIDS drugs was beaten off by the court. Health experts and AIDS activists say that this would l...

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

...ance in 1963, had established itself as one of the biggest councils with a membership of 7,500 across the country. The members are broadly divided into five panels; durgs and pharmaceuticals, dyes and dyes intermediates; inorganic and organic chemicals, cosmetics and toiletries and agarbattis. He said that...

Right drugs drastically cut stroke risk

In the biggest breakthrough, the incidence of the disease was found to have been cut to half by a combination of drugs that keeps blood pressure in check. The study involving about 6,000 patients over six years in many countries showed that strokes were cut by at l...

Gene clue to antibiotics

...unced the solving of the Streptomyces genome - the biggest and complex, bacterial genome solved to date. The Streptomyces genome has already revealed many new genes that are involved in antibiotic synthesis. This opens up the way to the discovery of many new antibiotics. Streptomyces also makes potential a...

Wonder drug - could end in disaster

... and has been one of the pharmaceutical industries biggest success stories of recent years. Prozac and Lustral belong to a group of drugs known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). This class of drugs of which Prozac is the best known were hailed as "wonder drugs" when they first hit the marke...

Setting up a new pharmaceutical industry in India

... in testing equipment. Erweka, Germany, one of the biggest manufacturer - Supplier of testing and R&D equipment to phamaceutical industries worldwide has a strong brand name in the Indian pharmaceutical Industry for the its precisions and accuracy. // At present it plans to start with importing from Germa...

Diabetes on the rise

... the World Health Organisation recently listed the biggest threats to health in India as smoking and HIV. Other experts say that more efficient food production says that many Indians are at present better nourished than at any point in the last century. Diabetes occurs when the body can no longer produce e...

Hobbies prevent dementia

...ng a language, taking classes - were linked to the biggest risk reduction, but socialising and sport were good too....

Burden of lung disease

Lung disease is now the UK’s biggest killer, accounting for one in four deaths, more than cancer or coronary heart disease. The key issue is that the diversity of lung disease has yet to be recognised.// While other serious conditions have specialists who deal only in one disorder, ches...

HIV infections have reached a new high

...rding to the PHLS, gay and bisexual men remain the biggest risk group, but this is the third year running that the number of heterosexual diagnoses has exceeded the number of homosexual diagnoses. Many of the new heterosexual infections are acquired abroad in countries of high HIV prevalence and brought to t...

Obesity a global problem

...ly, famine and infectious diseases// have been the biggest threats to the health of poor people in developing countries. Now, rapid shifts in urbanisation, technology, food processing and even leisure time in developing countries are causing a rise in obesity levels. Paradoxically, childhood malnutrition an...

Drug Combo Works Better for children with ADHD, Tics

...ourth received a combination of the two drugs. The biggest reductions in ADHD symptoms were seen in children taking both clonidine and Ritalin. About 85 percent showed improvement. And when it came to reducing the severity of a child's tic symptoms, the most effective treatment also appeared to be a combinat...

Endometriosis coalesced with genes

...cal strength of the study. This has now become the biggest genetic endometriosis study in the world. The collaborators have found that identical (monozygotic) twins are more likely to both have endometriosis than fraternal (dizygotic) twins."This shows there are clearly genetic factors that are involved in ...

Safety of soy under suspicion

...sure in the womb and during breast feeding has the biggest impact. The researchers also found that the male rats exposed to genistein had a slightly large thymus gland, an organ that produces immune cells. They also found that moderate levels of genistein had an even bigger effect on male rats than large dos...

WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List

...Toronto area to 27 from more than 150 cases in the biggest SARS outbreak outside of Asia. Toronto was removed from the WHO list of SARS-affected areas on May 14, after more than 20 days passed since the date of the last known case on April 19. The new cluster is believed to come from an elderly patient whos...

False beliefs could cost cancer patients their lives

Lung cancer is by far the biggest cancer killer around the world. It will kill 157,000 Americans in 2003.// In a recent survey researchers found that 38 percent of 626 patients they surveyed held this belief. When broken down by race, 61 percent of the black and 29 percent of the ...

Aspirin usage linked with pancreatic cancer

...to a woman's, or a man's, health. It is by far the biggest killer in the United States and other developed nations. The American Heart Association says cardiovascular disease killed more than 945,000 Americans in 2000. Doctors do not clearly understand what causes pancreatic cancer, or what makes it so dead...

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