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Chemists prepare for face-off with manufacturers

...he Afghanistan! It is right here in the commercial capital of India --- Mumbai. And who are the warring parties? They are the pharmaceutical industry of the country and the RDCA or the Retail & Dispensing Chemists Association. The latter is a member body of over 5,000 retail druggists & chemists spread acros...

WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List

... Taiwan reported 15. The health chief for Taiwan's capital resigned to take responsibility for a SARS outbreak at a hospital. Hong Kong researchers said a SARS vaccine developed with their mainland Chinese counterparts was ready for testing on animals, with results expected in six months.//...

First global SARS meet opens

...e deadly SARS epidemic has opened in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur today. More than 1,000 scientists and clinicians gathered to examine how hard-hit regions responded to the outbreak, review scientific findings and talk about control strategies for a disease that has so far killed 799 people and infe...

SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight

...de. At one time several Chinese provinces and the capital Beijing, Hong Kong, Toronto, Singapore, Vietnam's capital Hanoi, and the Philippine capital Manila were on WHO SARS lists. Authorities in Taiwan, where nearl...

Commercialization of Biotech Discoveries, An Encouragement For Researchers

... funding and otherwise.The setting up of a venture capital fund to help promote funding of early stage innovations by young scientists and engineers to ensure domestic growth is thus much favored. In a statement , Mahendra K Sanghi, President, Assocham, called for conversion of research into making of prod...

Hyderabad To Have Asia’s First Catheter Making Uni

Hyderabad capital of Andhra Pradesh is set to house Asia's first catheter manufacturing facility, which will not only bring down the cost of catheter// based disposables but could also become an outsourcing hub for multinational companies. Relisys Medical Devices Lim...

Donated Mothers Milk To Hit The Market

...raper Fisher Jurvetson, one of the leading venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Now, Medo hopes that eventually there will be enough milk available to give to not just premature babies but to children with cancer, heart conditions or AIDS. Limited supplies of mothers' milk are currently available thr...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

... taking the toll in this worst affected commercial capital to 142, and 4 were from other parts of Maharashtra. // The Health authorities however are maintaining a brave and defensive stance and claim that the number of serious cases had dropped drastically. Director General of Health Prakash B Doke, toda...

Benefits Of Robotic Prostate Surgery- But At What Cost?

...re than one type of procedure to make it worth the capital equipment investment, if the institute can use it for many applications....

Encephalitis Has Claimed 400 Lives In Uttar Pradesh

...ding to the official, 28 persons had died in state capital Lucknow, while five deaths were reported from districts in eastern and central Uttar Pradesh. In the Gorakhpur Medical College, where four special wards were created to meet the increasing rush of patients, as many as 329 patients had succumbed to t...

Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme

...ern." "India is infamously known as the diabetes capital of the world. Cancer is on the rise and 3 percent of the total population suffers from mental ailments that require hospitalisation. We face a big challenge to deal with these problems," the minister said. -IANS...

Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP

...al of the state health department. In this state capital itself, pigs are a common sight in residential areas, including slums. "Their number has been increasing every year. We cannot do anything to stop the menace," complained Sukhdeo, a resident of Sarvodaya Nagar, a downmarket neighbourhood built alon...

Specialized Clinics For Manipur's AIDS Patients

... district of Churachandpur, about 65 km from state capital Imphal. "It is our intention to support the existing (anti-HIV/AIDS activities in Churachandpur district," Ria Temmerman, project coordinator of MSF in Manipur, said in a statement. "Due to the law and order situation, many rural health facilities ...

Dr Reddy’s Strikes Deal With Rheoscience For Type 2 Diabetes Dru

...ny - Perlecan Pharma Private Limited - with equity capital commitment of $52.5 million from India's leading venture capital investors, Citigroup Venture Capital International Growth Partnership Mauritius Limited and ICICI Ve...

Herbal remedies to be tested by Zambia for AIDS treatment

...e-month trial.At a press conference in the Zambian capital Lusaka, Health Minister Sylvia Masebo said: "It is a momentous occasion for Zambia which establishes a partnership between conventional medicine and traditional medicine." Anti-retroviral drugs are the currently available options for the treatment ...

Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders

... the all-religious party meet was organized in the capital by the Art of Living Foundation spiritual head Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to send out a message that there can be no greater sin than killing a girl child. A campaign is being planned to spread the message across the Indian villages and reinforce religiou...

Pakistani Quake Survivors Face Outbreak Of Diarrhea

...e survivors in the tent camps in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani Kashmir and other areas devastated by the Oct 8 temblor. However, there has been no immediate evidence of a cholera outbreak, said Khalif Bile Mohamud, the World Health Organisation representative in Pakistan. "Although the laboratory...

AIDS Threat Aggravated Due To Sale of Blood by Drug Addicts in Cambodia

...ncovered by a UNODC survey of 66 drug users in the capital Phnom Penh and Poipet town near the border with Thailand. With such a threat it is high time the Government authorities find out ways of reducing the risk of spread of HIV infections through blood transfusion....

A Joint Venture by Golfers And Military Forces To Combat AIDS

...ector general of Assam Rifles, said in Meghalaya's capital Shillong. The decision has been arrived at following the inauguration of the five-day Amby Valley PGAI Tour at the golf course in Shillong. Some of the golfers have even committed to giving a percentage of the tournament's total prize money of Rs.1 ...

Controversy: Malaria Vaccine - Future Possibility Or Just A Dream?

...tiative on Malaria, (MIM), held in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde. GSK presented trials of the RTS S/AS02A vaccine carried out on 1,442 children between one and four years of age in Mozambique in 2003. A six-month follow up study and another 12 months later Early trials of the vaccine last year showed it ...

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