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Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...ly 20. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Trovan for adult use in 1997 and the drug swiftly became established as one of the most prescribed antibiotics in the US market....

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...l and biocontrol, yet by 2000, 90% of the weed was cleared from the lake. The result of this remark able program resulted in reduced cases of disease, increased power generation, and increased production of fish for export (mainly the Nile Perch). Dr. Ogwang has also worked on other successful biocontrol ...

Pfizer Says Nigeria Gave Approval for 1996 Drug Test

...ant no harm. The US Food and Drug Administration cleared Trovan for adult use in 1997 and the drug swiftly became established as one of the most prescribed antibiotics in the US market. She said the company would defend itself against the suits during the next hearing. The Nigerian federal government f...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...ss conference attended by his family. The report cleared the hospital of negligence over Carroll's death, but said it failed Carroll by not offering him the best care. The report has led to serious soul-searching among the members of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) members who are calling for...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

...ed to call him in many more. The same judge also cleared the way for four people to seek punitive damages something that could have opened the church to tens of millions of dollars in payouts if the ruling had been expanded to other cases....

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...il 2008. The Administrative Appeals Tribunal had cleared Tekriti of criminal activity or human rights abuses that would have prohibited him from being granted a visa. Such is the fickleness of the authorities or the utter subjectivity of the character test invoked in denying Haneef freedom, it is pointed...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

...ar baby formula for fear that it has additives not cleared for use in New Zealand . This warning has raised fresh concern regarding the safety of baby food in the country. The NZFSA raised concern that the food has a laxative-type ingredient in the baby formula. Four Nutricia Karicare Gold Plus products pr...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...on of forest land for non-forest use must first be cleared by the MoEF. This is clearly specified in the procedures prescribed in the Forest Conservation Act, 1980. But then this process also stipulates a role for the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) before the grant of clearance. The MoEF refers every prop...

Experts Warn Against Side Effects of the New Weight Loss Drug

As Alli, the first FDA-approved diet drug cleared for over-the-counter sale, arrived Friday in drugstores across the US, doctors and nutritionists were gearing up to counter the hoopla . They are warning consumers that the drugs high cost and limited effectiveness may not be worth its notably unp...

Generic Competitor for Plavix Blocked in US

...orvasc. Earlier this year, a federal appeals court cleared the way for Apotex to sell a cheaper generic version of the blood pressure drug. The judge, however, rejected Apotex's claims that his findings in the Plavix case were similar to the overturned Norvasc ruling. Sherman said Apotex will pursue the Pl...

Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study

...examples in the report: A house in Long Island was cleared after two cups of mercury spilled onto a carpet from an antique clock that tipped over. Four workers at a New York City antique store were sent to the hospital for evaluation when mercury spilled from an antique clock column. A hazardous materials te...

Polish Police Break Up Nurses' Pay Protest

...t Wednesday morning. Although the security forces cleared the street itself, the nurses managed to continue camping on a nearby verge, where they were ringed by police. Local residents turned out to support the protesters and gave them coffee. "The police pushed us brutally onto the grass," said Zofia Kol...

Afghan Couple Turn to Indian Sperm Banks for Help

...first come to look for medical help. 'If she is cleared and the problem is with her husband's low sperm count or no sperm count, they opt for Indian donors,' Dr Mehdi said. 'It is very difficult to get donors. But we have a few semen samples of Kashmiris, and Afghans prefer those donors as their racial...

Researchers Link Bacteria Destroying Proteins to Alzheimer's Treatment

...But Gouras and his team showed that the antibodies cleared the protein clusters and helped cells talk to one another again. Over the past seven years, research results on the use of antibodies against Alzheimer's disease have been so promising that two pharmaceutical companies, Ireland's Elan Corp. and U.S...

Adherence of Nanoparticles to RBC- Very Effective Drug Delivery Method

...hear forces and cell-to-cell interactions, and are cleared from the system by the liver and spleen. Red blood cell circulation is not affected by attaching the nanoparticles. Attachment of polymeric nanoparticles to red blood cells combines the advantages of the long circulating lifetime of the red blood c...

Nigeria Launches Seven Billion Dollar Case Against Pfizer

...tions. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Trovan for adult use in 1997 and the drug swiftly became established as one of the most prescribed antibiotics in the US market. It was later associated with reports of liver damage and deaths, prompting the FDA in 1999 to restrict its use to serio...

Angioplasty may Damage Kidneys

...dialysis, or dying. In some cases, blockages are cleared by inflating a balloon-like device inside the vessel (angioplasty) and inserting a stent to keep the vessel open. The procedure is performed on about 40,000 to 80,000 people a year. Bypass surgery on the arteries is also an option, but few centers of...

Women Unaware of When Breast Cancer Risk is Greatest

...mful lack of knowledge. This confusion needs to be cleared up so that the older woman doesnt wrongly assume she is 'growing out' of potential trouble." "Through our Reduce the Risk campaign, Cancer Research UK is working hard to raise the awareness of breast cancer risk and to encourage, in particular, old...

Maggots Rid Patients of MRSA

...the study ulcer. All but one of the patients was cleared of the superbug. During the treatment period, no adverse reactions were reported and there was a reduction in sloughy necrotic tissue and an increase in healthy, growing tissue on removal of the last larval application. In their second study, he an...

Antifolate Drugs may Be Effective in Treating P Vivax Malaria

...he drug of choice, all three therapies effectively cleared parasites by day 14 and were well tolerated. "These drugs may be appropriate for unified treatment where species-specific diagnosis is unavailable, most likely in combination with other drugs, said the researchers....

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