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Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

A NOVEL research-cum-manufacturing agreement between Chiron Corp, the US-based vaccine major, and an Indian company for the development of a potential AIDS vaccine to halt the spread of the deadly disease in the country is in an advanced stage of finalisation. ....Two Hyderabad-based biotechnology/pharma companies -- Shanta Biotechnics and Biological E -- are reportedly the front-runners for the...

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

Indian pharmaceutical majors should go in for strategic alliances among themselves to capture export markets increasingly by leveraging cost advantages and precluding cut-throat competition which would be detrimental to the industry. ..This was stated by the Commerce Secretary, Mr. Prabir Sengupta, at the opening the Regional Office of the Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Pro...

Cost-effective antibiotics for sinusitis treatment

here is little benefit in replacing older and cheaper antibiotics by the latest and most expensive drugs when treating acute, uncomplicated sinusitis, according to US researchers. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine set out to determine whether the symptoms could be treated with older and less expensive (first-line) antibiotics or newer and more expensive (second-line) ant...

Generic drug costs remain shackled

Price controls for generic drugs in primary care are likely to remain unchanged for the next year as the european government considers how best to supply the NHS. In 1999, a severe shortage of non-brand name medicines resulted in a 12.5 per cent increase in the cost of prescription drugs for the NHS, significantly higher than the 8 per cent average increase in previous years. // ....Pharmaceutic...

Obesity increases health costs

Obese patients spend more for health care and medications than smokers, as the extra weight poses them many more chronic health hazards. While tobacco is still the nation's principal cause of preventable deaths, the surgeon general warned// that obesity was running a close second. ....For a more precise look at the resulting costs, Rand Corp. economist Roland Sturm used data from two national he...

Meningitis C vaccine a cost-effective success

Researchers say the introduction of meningitis C vaccine into the UK has not only reduced the incidence of the disease in children and young people, but has done so cost-effectively.// Researchers assessed the cost-effectiveness of the meningitis C campaign in young people up to the age of 19. ....Before the immunisation programme’s introduction in December 1998, meningitis C affected approximat...

The essence of cosmetic surgery

According to a new study, as the demand for facial cosmetic surgery has increased, so too has the price of procedures, ..Cosmetic surgery has never been more popular. Most products go down in price as demand goes up. Now economics researchers in Texas have looked at how cosmetic surgery, as a product//, has performed in the marketplace over the last decade. ....They surveyed 1,600 members of the...

Treating varicose veins

According to doctors at the Mayo Clinic, varicose veins are not usually a reason for concern, but many new therapies are available. Varicose veins arise when the valves// in the vein stop functioning properly. Varicose veins may look unsightly but are not usually a medical threat. ....If you have symptoms, like throbbing, cramping or swelling arising from your varicose veins, then do seek medic...

High development costs hinder entry of cancer super drugs into the market

Cancer patients in the future could benefit from pharmacogenomics or the field of personalized medicine where therapies could be tailored to suit individual patients. Few drugs which target specific protein receptors in cancer are already in the market and the decoding of the human genome// offers great promise to patients, as the therapy could become more specialized. However, all this comes wi...

Cosmetic plastic surgery for a youthful healthy look

Looking young and healthy is now much easier than earlier and according to James Wells, M.D., president, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), many people, both men and women are seeing plastic surgeons as early as their 20s, contrary to the past, when patients would wait until they were 50 to visit a plastic surgeon to reduce the normal signs of aging. He also added that non-surgical trea...

Screening Cost-Effective for Lung Cancer

Diagnosing lung cancer before it's in a more advanced stage is key to survival of the patient. While a CT scan //can detect early lung cancer, researchers wanted to determine if it is a cost-effective option. A new study conducted by researchers who wanted to look at the cost-effectiveness of a CT scan for high-risk patients. ..The research was part of the Early Lung Cancer Action Project (ELCAP...

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 white patients at five centers said they believed exposing a tumor to air would cause it to spread... Most of the pa...

Corticosteroids Safe for Bones

Previous studies have shown inhaled corticosteroids can decrease a person’s bone mineral density. However, researchers now say long-term use of ICS therapy is not associated with a significant change in BMD. // ....Corticosteroids are commonly used to treat asthmatics and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. Researchers say these medications are good at reducing inflammation and mu...

Corticosteroids Safe for Bones

Previous studies have shown inhaled corticosteroids can decrease a person’s bone mineral density. However, researchers now say long-term use of ICS therapy is not associated with a significant change in BMD.// ....Corticosteroids are commonly used to treat asthmatics and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. Researchers say these medications are good at reducing inflammation and muc...

Inhaled Corticosteroids Found To Have No Significant Effect On COPD

COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a disease caused by persistent obstruction of the airways // and is associated with severe emphysema or chronic bronchitis. Previous studies have shown inhaled corticosteroids can reduce the mortality rate and number of exacerbations COPD patients experience. However, results from a study conducted by researchers from the University of Washington s...

Antiparasitic Drug Effective In Reducing Seizures In Neurocysticercosis Patients

Neurocysticercosis is an infection of the central nervous system caused by the Taenia solium larvae. The condition is considered the most common type of acquired epilepsy around the world. In Latin America//, for example, the disease affects about 400,000 people. ..New research shows an antiparasitic drug appears to help people avoid seizures caused by a common parasite. ..Researchers speculated...

How Safe Are Your Cosmetics ?

Most people long for flawless skin and at present there are thousands of products that have been developed to cater to the various needs of people. But in certain people, skin care // products, including make-up and sunscreen, as well as hair and nail care products, can lead to an allergic reaction on the skin called contact dermatitis. Sometimes it's even difficult for people and their doctors t...

The Effectiveness Of Inhaled Corticosteroids Studied

Previous studies have shown inhaled corticosteroids can reduce the mortality rate and number of exacerbations COPD patients experience.// However, results from a study conducted by researchers from the University of Washington show otherwise. ..Researchers studied more than 2,650 patients with COPD who were prescribed inhaled corticosteroids for at least 80 percent of a 90-day period. Nearly 5,40...

The Effectiveness Of Inhaled Corticosteroids Studied

Previous studies have shown inhaled corticosteroids can reduce the mortality rate and number of exacerbations COPD patients experience.// However, results from a study conducted by researchers from the University of Washington show otherwise. ..Researchers studied more than 2,650 patients with COPD who were prescribed inhaled corticosteroids for at least 80 percent of a 90-day period. Nearly 5,40...

Reducing Corticosteriod Use In Asthmatics

According to a recent study researchers say, Montelukast, a leukotriene-receptor antagonist (leukotrienes mediate inflammation // in the body and play a role in allergic reactions), decreased incidents of asthma in young children by about 32 percent while also reducing corticosteroid use . ..Researchers conducted a one-year study involving 549 children from 68 sites in 23 countries. In the study,...

Treatment For Sleep Apnea Found To Lower Blood Glucose Levels

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where a person's breathing stops or becomes irregular during sleep as a result of // a collapsed airway. This can result in a number of serious health effects. Previous research shows people with sleep apnea are nine-times more likely to have diabetes than those without the sleep disorder. ..Based on findings of a recent study researchers say patients w...

New Cost Effective Approach To Promote Sun Protection

Based on findings of a recent study researchers say, photos showing hidden sun damage and information on sunless tanning was // effective in helping encourage safe sun behavior in a small group of college students . ..Researchers showed a sample of 146 college student volunteers an ultraviolet facial photograph revealing hidden sun damage along with a videotape describing the causes and consequen...

Surgery of spine for back pain may not be cost effective

People who have been suffering from chronic lower back pain for more than a year are often considered// for costly surgical spine fusion. This is done when no other treatment seems to bring them any relief from the backache. A recent study in the British Medical Journal reveled that in the long run this may not be a cost effective procedure for people who do not have enough finance to sustain a l...

More soy benefits on blood glucose levels, and cholesterol

Soy intake can have a healthy effect on your blood sugar levels, cholesterol levels, and weight gain//.. ....The study that came out in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition points out that soy based food can cause a more healthy weight loss than any other diet programs, although the results may not be as dramatic... ....Health benefits of soy and soy products have been always withheld...

Lower risk of cardiovascular disease from tight glucose control

Research has proved that tight glucose control can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people// with diabetes type 1. ....Keeping a tight glucose control on the blood sugar levels mean that for patients with diabetes is to keep their blood sugar as close to the normal levels as possible. Conventionally this can be achieved by regular testing for blood glucose levels, following a diet and...

“Yes, I need Cosmetic surgery” – view of majority wome

A recent survey organized by women’s magazine, Grazia reported the interest of women to undergo cosmetic surgery. // The survey results reported that an overwhelming half of the interviewed women is interested to undergo cosmetic surgery. The result of the survey was reported in Daily mail. .. ....The study was conducted in 1,000 women in the average age group of 34 years, residing in England, S...

Cow's vein used in man to treat varicose ulcer.

Creating history of sorts, doctors in Ohio, the United States of America, have transplanted a bovine jugular vein to a man to rid him of a painful ulcer due to a weakened valve of a vein in his right leg. This is the first time a bovine vein is used in man to treat varicose ulcers. .... Doctors at the Toledo hospital's Jobst Vascular Center at Toledo, Ohio, are ecstatic that the proc...

Eating healthy is cost effective

According to a recent research, individuals who claim that it is too expensive to eat a well-balanced diet may be surprised to learn that in the long term after one's eating habits have changed eating healthily may actually be cheaper than their current diet. The lead study author, Holie Raynor of the University of New York, suggested that a healthy diet does not have to be more expensive than a...

Glucose may support in Cardiac Arrest

According to a reasonably new research, it was observed that giving most heart attack patients an infusion of glucose soon after they come to the hospital could dramatically improve their chances of survival. The Dutch study found that supplementing regular treatment of heart attacks with the extra fuel reduced the risk of dying //within a month from 4% to 1.5%, but only for patients whose hearts...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS) linked to Diabetes

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS),a condition which affects women of child-bearing age, occurs when the the ovaries manufacture too much testosterone, the so-called male hormone, rendering them unable to produce eggs. PCOS symptoms include acne, obesity and growth of facial hair, though scientists have said women// without these symptoms still can have the condition. Irregular periods also are a...

Our Attitude To Food Costing Us A Fortune

A latest survey shows that our attitude towards food has cost us a fortune as no one really cares about the food wasted. Deep in Arizona, one lone, but dedicated university researcher spent part of his lifetime organizing his students to count food // in, count food out and measure the waste at every stage along the food chain. His findings have been salutary. Of the food we begin with, barely ha...

Benefits Of Robotic Prostate Surgery- But At What Cost?

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men and the risk of developing this cancer increases with age. The optimal or the best form of therapy for prostate cancer remains still a debate. // ..Currently, three surgical options are available to patients: traditional open surgery, laparoscopic (also known as minimally invasive) surgery and robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery. .......

Low Cost Tissue Culture Vaccine For Encephalitis

The Indian Ministry of Health is in search of a new cheaper tissue culture vaccine for Japanese encephalitis. So far the Gorakhpur Government has reported 200 deaths and 700 patients with infection. // Hundreds of people are infected and die every year due to the endemic infection of Encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh. This year the death toll touched 228 in Gorakhpur, with 67 patients were admitted i...

Critically Ill Patients More At Risk Of Infection If Glucose Is Present In Their Lung Secretions

Patients in ICU have increased risk of picking up infections like MRSA if they glucose in their lung secretions. The study was published in the recent issue of the journal Thorax.// ....The authors base their findings on a study of 98 critically ill patients in intensive care who required mechanical help with their breathing for more than 48 hours. The patients were drawn from medical and surgica...

Obese Employees Increase Costs For Employers

Research had shown that for obese employees, employers incur an increased cost because of medical expenditures and absenteeism associated with such employees. ..The findings, which appear in the September/October issue of the American Journal // of Health Promotion, show that for men employed full time in the labor market, the combined annual per capita cost of being obese, including medical exp...

Milk from cloned cows and meat safe to use: But at what cost?

Successful cloning has been a dream come true for the scientists who been working hard for the same. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to take an extra step ahead as it is likely to announce soon that milk // from cloned animals, as well as their offspring, are safe to eat... ..Canada holds the credit when it comes to cloning techniques, with Canadian Scientists having proved the...

Childhood Asthma Can Be Kept Under Control By Cost-Effective Home Based Interventions

A study conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of environmental interventions on asthma incidence has suggested that home based intervention program would be a cost effective way to improve the health of children// with the condition. The study was conducted among 900 children suffering from mild to moderate asthma. ..The home-based program focused on six major classes of allergens that trigger...

Systemic Corticosteroid Therapy can be used for treating all types of Infectious Mononucleosis

Scott Thompson and colleagues from University of Rochester Medical Center, has found from review of records of patients treated with corticosteroids that Corticosteroids is the most effective and useful treatment// option for Infectious mononucleosis, including severe airway compromise mononucleosis. The results of the study have been published in Achieves of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surger...

CMSI produces Low cost Anti-retroviral drugs in India

Comprehensive Medical Services India (CMSI) has produced two Anti-retrovirals which can be used in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. The two drugs Nevirapine and Zidovudine is produced by CMSI in its // manufacturing unit in Chennai, India. These two drugs were officially released by Sebastian Ouseperamppil, Director-general, Catholic Health Association. A new microbiology department which could maintai...

Prostate cancer drug not found cost-effective

Taxotere which is the choice of drug for patients suffering from prostate cancer may not anymore have their choice to choose this drug as the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) is of the view that the drug is very expensive and it does not have much effect on prostate cancer making it an expensive not so effective cancer drug//. ..Doctors who were using the drug feel that the drug had shown ver...
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