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Contraceptives via Internet

...arming revelation it is now possible for anyone to buy contraceptives via Internet. Sometimes these contraceptives have major contraindications and side effects and in most cases these are not available over the counter but surprisingly these are now available through the Internet. However it takes up to...

Sweet Candies replace bitter Pills for Anaemia

...months. So its time for u kids to ask your mom to buy u candies.....iron candies....

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

...y of the article in question. The public would not buy a drug just because // it is advertised repeatedly or publicised through posters or announced on the TV etc. They should have confidence about the curative value of the drug and such confidence could be created mainly by the medical practitioners pre...

FDA's control is inherently weak

...ts taking experimental medicines and Americans who buy products based on their results. The number of pharmaceutical researchers working outside the United States who voluntarily report their experiments to the FDA increased 16-fold from 1990 to 1999, dwarfing the agency's ability to inspect the test si...

Smallpox as Biological Weapons?

...ervices, wants Congress to provide $509 million to buy vaccines from four drug companies. He is talking to the drug companies that used to make it, hoping they will agree to make the vaccine and deliver it next year so it can be stockpiled. Smallpox is highly infectious, and can be fatal. When European...

Gas Masks Don't Always Fit an Emergency

...e national anxiety over bioterrorism drives you to buy a gas mask at the nearest army surplus store, take...e who were trained to use them. But if you insist, buy the best. The device used by firefighters or emergency medics who get to a disaster first is a sel...

Mislabeled Body-building Steroid Supplements

... measure up to their label claims. Many people who buy these supplements are getting ripped off. // Researchers evaluated 12 steroid supplements that they purchased in stores. They analyzed the products to determine whether or not all of the ingredients listed on the label were actually contained in th...

Smallpox Would Spread Rapidly

...rvices Secretary Tommy Thompson announced plans to buy as many as 300 million doses of smallpox vaccine. But several health experts have warned against a national vaccination program, citing potentially serious side effects including as many as 300 deaths. Other experts argue that once an outbreak has ...

Invest on gym memberships

... better to exercise at home or in the gym thatn to buy a machine Exercise machines are often advertised in a misleading way. For instance, they may need careful adjusting before they fit to your body, and you may need to learn certain skills - such as how to isolate a group of muscles - before gaining an...

Pharmacia may take 51.5 percent Abbott stake

...a could reach an agreement in the next few days to buy the stake in Abbott Laboratories India. // "If all goes well, senior Abbott officials from the company’s regional office in singapore will be soon in india," he said. The source did not mention the amount Pharmacia will pay for the stake, which it...

Campaign aims to simplify OTC drug labels

Americans buy about five billion over-the-counter drugs each year to treat routine health problems. The number has increased as more and more drugs have made the switch from prescription to over-the-counter status. But many Americans, particularly senior citizens,...

Keep fit always

...he whole flight. For weights, use canned goods, or buy a cheap pair of dumb bells from the local store. And don't forget that simple activities, like playing games with children or grandchildren, washing the clothes and gardening all count towards your daily exercise total....

Genetic tests for cancer

...y - be done 'over the counter'. That is, you could buy a kit and test for a cancer gene. But without your family history and counselling you would not be able to interpret your individual risk of cancer. That's why the UK Human Genetics Commission is now studying the problem of the test kits, and has con...

Smoking may be influenced by Parents

...dition, asking children to bring the cigarettes,// buy them at the store or light a cigarette for the parent are all behaviors that encourage children to smoke. Rafael Laniado-Laborin, M.D., from San Diego State University, feel that when a parent asks his child to hold the match to light a cigarette, h...

Bridge to liver transplant looks encouraging

...rs a device that filters toxins from the blood can buy a patient time while waiting for a liver transplant. Liver failure is a relatively common problem and most often the only cure is a transplant.// But donated livers are in short supply and many patients die while waiting for one. Research on an artif...

Scientists push to lower hidden sodium in food

...ther flavors.But "taste is the No. 1 reason people buy foods" -- and low-sodium brands generally have not sold well. Food companies say they are hunting ways to cut the sodium. Meanwhile, sensible sodium means closely checking food labels."It's of concern for everybody," Doctors says. "You don't want to...

Test tube babies, 25 years later

... and surrogates have all become common. "You can't buy a baby in the United States," said Caplan. "... But you can buy the sperm, you can buy the egg and you can rent the uterus." Because multiple embryos are planted i...

A Reason To Smile

...recent survey shows 14 percent of dentists plan to buy a laser for hard tissue and 10 percent plan to buy one for soft tissue uses. The continued development of dental lasers helps dentistry provide the be...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...e drug plan is voluntary. Seniors would be able to buy prescriptions through a private drug plan or could leave Medicare and join a preferred-provider organization. In either case, premiums, coverage levels and deductible would be the same.House and Senate Democrats, who complained they were kept out of ...

Chemical found in plants may be the treatment for leukemia

...ent. People affected with leukemia need not run to buy the extract of this plant, as this is too soon to be tested on human beings. The report was published in the journal Blood. Link: http://www.bloodjournal.org/...

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