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Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare

...ndia, comprising over 1,600 wholesalers and direct coverage of over 4,00,000 retail outlets. Last year, Glaxo India and SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceutical India had merged and it was announced that the focus of the merged entity, GSK, would give more focus on prescription drugs and vaccines rather than over-...

Senior drug card saves little

...h, campaigned for office with promises to add drug coverage to Medicare. So far no plan has made it even out o...s that the cards are no substitute for adding drug coverage to Medicare itself and helping to pay for it -- an expensive and complicated task....

Cloud of smoke over Zyban

...een October to September last year following media coverage of the reported deaths. Zyban, when launched, had come with its cautions saying: “For majority of smokers, side effects of Zyban are not a concern. Zyban is generally well tolerated. Side effects are mild and include dry mouth and insomnia.....should...

How trees affect sun exposure

...0 minutes under this kind of foliage. Where canopy coverage is 90 per cent, you can expect sun protection ten times normal - the equivalent of wearing a sunblock of Sun Protection Factor 10. The greatest benefit of tree cover is in more northern latitudes, between 45 and 60 degrees. Urban and residential pl...

Preventing Childhood Deaths

... low income countries at high levels of population coverage There is no need to wait for new vaccines, new drugs, or new technology"...

It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds

...n we're struggling with the cost of pharmaceutical coverage for patients with chronic heart disease, we tend to lose sight of the importance of smoking cessation," he said. "It's an important preventive measure for morbidity and mortality in heart failure, which can be achieved at little or no cost." The Am...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...r rate." Researchers achieved what is called 1.5 X coverage of the dog genome. This means many DNA fragments remain and the results are less accurate than the completed sequences of some other species. For instance, the mouse has been sequenced to a 8 X coverage, which is considered ideal and essentially c...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...r rate." Researchers achieved what is called 1.5 X coverage of the dog genome. This means many DNA fragments remain and the results are less accurate than the completed sequences of some other species. For instance, the mouse has been sequenced to a 8 X coverage, which is considered ideal and essentially c...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...mong the changes, the proposed deductible for drug coverage was lowered from $275 to $250. That means the dr...een $250 and $2,250. The earlier draft had cut off coverage at $2,200. Catastrophic coverage would kick in once out-of-pocket spending exceeded $3,600, coveri...

Viagra Used More By Young Men

... erectile dysfunction drugs vary from unrestricted coverage to no coverage, and the large increase in Viagra users could be bad for insurers....

Drop in Worldwide Measles deaths by 40%

...tegy seeks to achieve routine measles immunization coverage of at least 90% in every district and to ensure that every child from nine months to 14 years of age receives a "second opportunity" for measles immunization through routine services or supplementary immunization activities (SIAs) every three to four...

Analyzing The Side Effects Of Sirolimus Stents

...ome are of the opinion that inadequate endothelial coverage could lead to insufficient nitric oxide to promote normal vasodilation with exercise. In conclusion researchers say that they will not be able to come to any positive finding, until further studies are done in this field. For more information read...

Kylie generates awareness about mammography

...lop anticipatory strategies for responding to news coverage of celebrity illness.” Gillian Batt, director of cancer information and support services for the NSW Cancer Council, said the impact of Minogue's ordeal was "quite incredible, particularly in the group that had never been screened before". "It reac...

Scandals Can Affect Medical Research

... a UK tumor bank from 1998 to 2004. Both newspaper coverage and tissue registrations varied greatly during the...9, with the breaking of the organ retention story, coverage increased dramatically. This was associated with a significant fall in registrations of samples with...

Chicken Pox Hospitalizations Are Becoming Less

... and 100 to 150 deaths annually. Varicella vaccine coverage has increased steadily, reaching 81 percent in 2002 among children aged 19 to 35 months nationally, while varicella disease incidence has declined in all age groups. However, data documenting the impact of vaccination on varicella-related health care...

WHO declares Tuberculosis – ‘An Emergency’ in Afrca

...ion and treatment success rates with expanded DOTS coverage at national and district levels; Reduce the combined TB patient default and transfer out rates to 10% or less; Scale up interventions to manage TB and HIV together, including increased access to anti-retroviral therapy for TB patients who are co-...

Changing Trends Regarding Insurance Cover For Weight Reduction Surgery

...ecisions about whether or not to provide insurance coverage for the cost of the procedure. Several studies ha...th an employer’s decision to provide some level of coverage for bariatric surgery and the demand for such surgeries is based on various out-of-pocket costs. I...

Vitamin A supplementation inadequate in India: Need for effective strategies

...har, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu have over 75 percent coverage under the national programme. A majority of the other states, including Delhi, have less than 50 percent coverage. Around 57 percent of children under six years in India are estimated to be in potential danger of sub-clinical Vitamin A deficiency. V...

One In Nine Young Women Diagnosed With Chlamydia Infection

...r parts of England and is aimed at offering a full coverage by 2007. In the first year of the National Chlamydia Screening programme (NCSP), launched in 2003, around 18,000 people were screened and in the second year more than 60,698 were tested for the sexually transmitted disease. In short community parti...

Malaria Vaccine May Be 10 Years Away

...ast decade, a change they ascribe to greater media coverage and increased tourism in countries where the disease is a threat. Malaria, Greenwood said, 'has dropped into the mainstream.' Plus, scientists are increasingly banding together to study the problem — as they did this week in Cameroon — while phil...

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