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Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...s lying down Waddell contested the decision in the court of law. A lower court dismissed Waddell's lawsuit, concluding that he posed a significant risk of HIV transmission to pati...

Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours

...and, has announced that he is dragging Vodafone to court in a billion dollar suit. He is claiming compensation to cell phone users who are said to have developed brain tumours after using the instruments made by Verizon wireless. This case has raised eyebrows not only because of the high profile names invo...

Parke-Davis (India) runs into rough weather – Court orders attachment of asset

...Lambert’s subsidiary Parke-Davis (India). A local court in Hyderabad has ordered the attachment of its assets located in the city. The vacation court of the Ranga Reddy district civil courts has ordered attachment of plant and machinery of Parke-Davi...

South Africa Wins landmark case against pharmaceutical giants

...eutical 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 lower the cost of medicines to ordinary South Africans suffering ...

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

The supreme court of India has declared that distribution of physici...n (3A) of section 37 of the Act. Hence the supreme court of india has declared that the physician's samples distributed by pharmaceutical companies come unde...

FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations

...udge to hold the American Red Cross in contempt of court for repeated safety violations in its blood collec...ate donor registration controls. The FDA wants the court to grant it the power to levy fines of $10,000 a day as well as for each future safety violation ins...

Stretching the muscles doesn't make them more resilient

Stretching before or after hitting the squash court might be a waste of time. It does little to reduce injuries or muscle soreness, say researchers. Warning up and cooling down by stretching was thought to reduce the risk// of unused muscles going into painful spasm. The spasm theory turned out to be ...

3 die, 500 sickened in nation's largest hepatitis A outbreak Associated Press

...ere. Officials at the mall said sales at the food court were off by as much as 40 percent and sales throughout the mall were down up to 25 percent. ``I won't go to Chi-Chi's again,'' Barbara Barrickman said as she shopped at the mall. ``I know that's unfair, but that's just how I feel.'' At least 490 pe...

Terri Schiavo is no more, but the question of Mercy killing is unresolved…

...r feeding tube was removed on the order of a state court judge. Terri Schiavo was 26 years when she collapsed in her home in 1990. She was suffering from potassium deficiency, due to extreme weight loss. Doctors said that she was in a persistent vegetative stage. She was awake, but did not recognize anyo...

Drug regulatory officials giving the nod for sale of Unapproved drug formulations in India

In a recent court hearing over nimesulide, a controversial non-stero...s, as illegal. The documents they submitted to the court indicated that dozens of unapproved formulations of nimesulide combined with various other drugs, su...

Bihar High Court Intervenes To End Doctors Strike

...Doctors Association president Gauhar Alam said the court had only requested that the strike be called off. "We will decide about the future course of action in a meeting of junior doctors." Court officials said however that the striking doctors were asked in an oral order to end their strike before their ...

DNA Directory Under Construction For Indian Criminals !

...It is the need of the hour because the finality of court judgments pertaining to criminal cases is being questioned. Further more, with more than a dozen state forensic laboratories handling DNA fingerprinting cases and private laboratories too entering the field, the bill also provides for quality control...

Doctor demonstrates `psychic surgery'

... for his treatment had to return unhappy as a city court slapped a notice on him and the organisers of the event. Orbito had said that with `negative energy' flowing, he could not perform more than the five or six surgeries he had done on the first day of his visit. He left the city without anybody's know...

Epidemic Fear In Mumbai Mounting Post-Floods

...filed by Mumbai film industry representatives, the court said the government should be prepared with sufficient medical supplies and doctors in case an epidemic broke out....

Consumers of soft drinks to be more alert

...t will approach the Supreme Court against the high court order allowing the Coke plant to reopen. Source: IANS...

Dentists Recommend Kids Use Mouthguard To Protect Them When Doing Sports

...ies each year on the playing field, the basketball court or while skateboarding, biking or during other activities. "Injuries to the face from participating in a sport or other recreational activity can harm your child’s teeth, lips, cheeks and tongue, but a properly fitted mouthguard can help protect yo...

Japanese And Chinese Pharmaceutical Companies Join Together In Drug Testing

...nies that lack the resource to protect their IP in court need to be especially careful when thinking about sharing their inventions. Regulations and enforcement in places like China and India is improving, but it’s still possible to get burned.” The merger would help intensify research in china in the fie...

High Court Issues Notice To Centre On Smoking Ban In Films

...d the respondents to file replies on Sep 30 as the court wants to dispose of the matter before Oct 2. The ... are ultra vires of the constitution. He urged the court to quash the amendment rule. The government's move aims to stop new films or TV programmes from por...

Nurse wins her case over use of Herceptin for her Breast cancer

...to use Human Rights to prescribe drug for her. The court version leads to use of Herceptin on Ms Clark, which costs £ 40,000. Ms Clark said, "Because I've got exceptional needs, because I've got a child with a life-limiting condition, they felt it was extremely difficult for me and my child who has nowhe...

Herceptin Is A Possible Cure For Breast Cancer

...ults achieved by this drug that they are taking to court as evidenced by breast cancer patient Barbara Clark, who won a legal fight to be prescribed Herceptin....

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