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El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...predicting major increases in disease and death as global climate change provides ideal conditions for disease-causing organisms. Yet, the El Ni?o -cholera model should not be used to predict cholera outbreaks far into the future until climatologists learn more about the frequency of ENSOs over the long ter...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

... to care for its sick and dying people against the global pharmaceutical industry backed by the U.S. government," added Forsyth. Nelson Mandela had introduced the Medicines Act 1997, which the drug companies had sought to challenge in South Africa. Mandela is hailing the move as the second successful revol...

George Bush pledges 200 million dollars for AIDS relief

...ly is due to hold a special session to discuss the global AIDS scenario and the corrective measures the world body plans to launch on June 25 in New York. President Bush said that he and Secretary-General Kofi Annan had agreed on several principles for the fund's operation, including a focus on both prevent...

Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization

...support exclusive breast-feeding for 6 months as a global public health recommendation and to provide safe and appropriate complementary foods, with continued breast-feeding for up to 2 years or beyond....

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

The global merger between Warner-Lambert and Pfizer on the Indian front has run into rough weather due to the legal problems faced by Warner-Lambert’s subsidiary Parke-Davis (India). A local court in Hyderabad has ordered the attachment of its assets located i...

Biotechnology industry expected to grow into a three billion dollar industry by 2002

...tionally and internationally. The report said the global industry was expected to grow by 17% into 40 billion by 2005 and added that India needed to invest resources in academic and industrial biotech sectors both in research and development as well as infrastructure to harness its potential. The report p...

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

...ompanies to equip them well to face the increasing global competition. He assured all help and guidance by...mic industries as its products was comparable with global products in terms of safety, efficacy and quality with 400 different drugs and 2,000 formulation. M...

A sunscreen from the sea

... of UV-B blockers now in use. The future market in global terms for the new compound and its formulations is estimated at several hundred million dollars each year", said AIMS executive Dr Peter Isdale. The sunscreen, code-named 855, is structurally unlike compounds in current use. It has an It has demonst...

A non-stick danger

...ay release a chemical combination that exacerbates global warming and ozone-depletion in the stratosphere, the researchers concluded....

Dementia - a global problem

...sed research is directed towards two thirds of the global population (in other words, most research is done on people in the affluent West).// The Group has found that people with dementia are well-cared for by their families, but there are high rates of depression among carers. Where there are a lot of p...

Pharma majors gear to supply anti-anthrax drug

... to the fluoroquinolone class of drugs which has a global market of $3.85 billion and is reportedly growing at 16 percent per annum. In India, Ciprofloxacin is the second largest molecule after Amoxycillin....

Biotechnology on the lead

...kely because of increased international travel and global trade. "I think that there's a lot of concern today about the issue of emerging diseases, new diseases that cross borders and come into our country. "One of the agents that we worry about is a group of toxins called the botulinum toxins. They're the ...

Ajanta Launches World's First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation

... Ajanta portfolio after Carofit for which it has a global patent. Currently, the nimesulide market in India is worth Rs. 200 crore. Ajanta, which has been conducting aggressive research for development of novel oral products and improved formulations, is looking for international partnerships in marketing...

Andhra Pradesh to set up 'Pharma City'

...harma City’, the state government hopes to attract global pharmaceutical companies to the city for outsourci...town of Vishakhapatnam is to cater to the needs of global outsourcing in manufacturing of $90 billion generic drugs. Pharma City will take all environment pro...

GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment

.... It had also sponsored the academic grant for the global initiative for obstructive lung disease in order to promote educating the public for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the National Conference on pulmonary diseases. Currently, the drug is priced at Rs. 40 for a 150-mg tablet. The dosage is ...

Obesity a global problem

...a. She says the findings show obesity has become a global problem....

Ranbaxy Labs' Entry Into Anti-Acne Market

Ranbaxy Laboratories' entry into the global anti-acne market is likely to be delayed as the mandatory inspection by the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) for the company's ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application) for the generic isotretinoin has been postponed. The US FDAs investigator h...

Glenmark’s new molecule to go through trial

... of concept’ in animals for this molecule.// The global diabetes market is estimated to be in the region of Rs. 400 crore. The company is scouting for partners to take the molecule into advanced phases of clinical trials. Mr. Saldahna said that the pre-clinical trials for the molecule are expected to be c...

Advanced STD programs required

...while important, will not substantially reduce the global threat of [sexually transmitted infections] and HIV. Eight of the interventions reviewed set out to reduce the incidence of STI. Of those, researchers determined only five were successful. These five included on-site individual counseling and HIV te...

AEterna's acquisition of Zentaris being followed up with its new product pipeline and clinical development strategy

...th a positive cash flow for 2002, eight additional global pharmaceutical partnerships and an impressive drug discovery platform. AEterna's and Zentaris' combined clinical development strategy is based on five factors; development costs, competitive environment, involvement of pharmaceutical partners, time ...

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