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AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent
...re of denial about the Indian epidemic, among both government
officials and healthcare professionals, threatens to allow the crisis to spin out of control."There's been an extraordinary degree of denial about the nature of the problem, and it requires the most extraordinary public health education effort to pre...
Prince Charles lends support to Alternative Medicine
...e Medicine, Britain's Prince Charles has urged the government
to allocate 10 million pounds ($14.21 million) to ...dded impetus to the research. "It is critical that government
funding is made available for this initiative," Michael Fox, the foundation's chief executive, was q...
Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours
...fone has in the meanwhile announced that a British government
funded study recently failed to prove that cell phone usage could cause brain tumours. Analysts are quick to point out that though there is no evidence as yet linking cell phone radiation to brain tumours, a spurt of legal battles are expected as mor...
Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors
...hing consequences. The communiqué released by the government
says the name, address, educational background; interests and so on will be given on request. However this will be done only after getting prior permission from the donor. If for some reason the donor wishes to remain unidentified, these details will...
Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat
...by the thousand in every other bulletin, the state government
andthe central government
are now faced with the unenviable task of clearing theproblems at hand- the hospitals are crammed wi...
South Africa dilly-dallying on AIDS situation
...African is HIV positive. If this isn’t enough, the government
is in the midst of a major controversy, as it refu...handling such an explosive situation. However the government
remains unruffled. On March 13th it refused to declare AIDS a national emergency.While South Africa ...
Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!
A research backed by the British government
says that smoking will turn out to be the biggest ...ts on the cardio vascular system. While the Indian government
is coming down on smoking in public places, there seems to be no decrease in the number of smokers o...
India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals
...n. "We are prepared to increase production as per government
requirements," hesays. "Animals have to be vaccinated at least twice a year as it givesprotection only for 6 months. In the case of calves it may have to be vaccinated three times. In a developedcountry like the UK the vaccination programme would be...
India to benefit from pharma companies' move
.... The 39 companies had challenged a South African government
order that legalized use and import of generic med...ifesaving medicines for South Africa." The Indian government
has been seeking to make a strong case against patents for life-saving medicines. The victory in Pre...
Cipla holds talks with mining giant to supply AIDS drugs for South African workers
...s and replacing and retraining staff. However the government
of South Africa has said it would be impossible fo... through public health system. This has forced the government
to talk to pharmaceutical companies that can supply cheap drugs to combat the dreaded virus. As a ...
Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
...ks as returns. The study report advises the union government
top concentrate on improving the dismal condition ...ealthcare strategy and strengthen linkages between government
and private sector participants....
The World Bank funds private Hospital in India
...l mainly benefit the rich. The bank has given the government
of Maharashtra state an International Development ...he International Monetary Fund and World bank, the government
has been steadily withdrawing even its minimal commitments to the poor." International development ...
Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors
...rug companies has prompted the doctors to urge the government
to ban prescription drug ads from television, news papers and magazines. American Medical Association's New Jersey delegate Dr. Angelo agro said that such ads can undermine doctor's credibility especially if physician thinks an advertised drug isn't ...
"Make AIDS Therapy affordable" - Physicians demand
...ameroon. They variously noted that abject poverty, government
indifference and corruption, lack of public education and cultural taboos and stigma contribute to raise in the infection rate and lack of resources. Unanimousity established over the fact that main culprit has been the astronomic price of cutting-ed...
New FDA Approved Drug NATRECOR For Heart Failure Patients
The US government
has approved a genetically engineered drug called NATRECOR to ease the breathing of hospitalized congestive heart failure patients. Congestive heart failure is a condition // in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body'...
Smallpox as Biological Weapons?
...ern University. Smallpox would be a lot worse. The government
now has about 15 million doses of smallpox vaccine on hand. Experiments are getting underway to see whether it can be diluted so it could be administered to more people, and still be effective. // “Anthrax is not easily transferred, so to develop ...
Generic drug costs remain shackled
...remain unchanged for the next year as the european government
considers how best to supply the NHS. In 1999, a s...rotect the service from spiralling high prices the government
began a maximum price scheme in August 2000. The measures had saved the NHS about ￡240 million durin...
Anthrax drug doxycycline could stunt fetal growth
warned doctors that doxycycline -- an antibiotic being prescribed to people who may have been exposed to anthrax -- can stunt fetal growth when taken by pregnant women. Instead, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged doctors to prescrib...
FDA approves new device to treat women's bleeding disorder
has approved a new method to treat women suffering excessive menstrual bleeding, a device that uses radio waves to zap the tissue at fault. Millions of women suffer menorrhagia, benign but troubling menstrual bleeding so excessive they can require mo...
Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs
...n market. For an improved system of testing, the government
has decided to recognise private testing laboratories. A notification is being issued for encouraging people to get these drugs tested, perhaps for a small fee, under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act....
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