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Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers
... up and take notice. Especially in the health care industry
people don’t bat an eyelid when someone is fired because of ones HIV serostatus. Many nurses and doctors and allied health personnel are politely (at times rudely) asked to stay away from work once it is known that they have the dreaded virus. In one...
Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours
...llions of dollars as compensation from the tobacco industry
in Maryland, 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 ha...
Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
... million being sought by Chiron Corp, according to industry
sources. The Union Department of Biotechnology (DBT), which received the proposal from Chiron Corp, invited four Indian biotech/pharma companies for discussions towards January-end. These were Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Serum Institute of India,...
India to benefit from pharma companies' move
...and dying people against the global pharmaceutical industry
backed by the U.S. government," added Forsyth. Ne... the world because it exposes the lengths that the industry
will go to protect its patents and profits, despite the immense human cost. There have been demonstr...
Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
...al healthcare hub' with the $17 billion healthcare industry
growing at a rate of 13 per cent the study says. W... a 16% increase in budgetary outlay the healthcare industry
is poised to zoom ahead bringing with it big bucks as returns. The study report advises the union g...
Biotechnology industry expected to grow into a three billion dollar industry by 2002
...ia is expected to grow into a three billion dollar industry
by 2002 according to a Rabo India finance report. ...y 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 ...
Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances
...lped to increase exports. Mr. Sengupta urged the industry
to evolve a package of products which would attrac...such as the US, Hong Kong and Latin American. The industry
should also focus on the manufacture of affordable medicines, he said, while clarifying that one of ...
Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies
...panies. The AMA says it makes sense to involve the industry
in a campaign that's also designed to inform drug makers about what is considered unethical behavior. // At issue are the myriad freebies, ranging from pens and notepads to free dinners and trips, that some drug makers shower on doctors. Ethicists...
Chemists prepare for face-off with manufacturers
...e the warring parties? They are the pharmaceutical industry
of the country and the RDCA or the Retail & Dispen...nd the reason for this is the transgression of the industry
into the latter’s domain.The trouble started when several pharmaceutical companies and large busines...
Setting up a new pharmaceutical industry in India
...s India has a high potential and the Indian pharma industry
is poised to take a big leap. Already all major pharmaceutical companies in India has started giving more attention towards basic product R&D and are going to need most accurate, proven and highly advance equipment. The Indian operation is very imp...
Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals Hampered by Attacks
...r processing. Once processed, the nuclear medicine industry
relies heavily on air shipments to get these quality products into the hands of the specialty clinicians, mostly through nuclear pharmacies, so that appropriate medical care involving radiopharmaceuticals can be provided. Mallinckrodt, a leading ma...
Hike in drug licence fee could hit several SSI units in TN
...small scale drug units in Tamil Nadu. According to industry
sources here, the steep hike in the licensing fees has come at a time when the industry
in the state is reeling under tight market conditions with many companies on the brink of closure. ...
Less sodium,less pressure
... shaker from their tables. She calls upon the food industry
to reduce the amount of salt added to food products and to make more low-salt food items available....
Handbook cum diary on regulatory information
... The Association has sought the cooperation of the industry
and the trade by requesting them to follow the gui...nt officials with all meetings of professional and industry
organizations like Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and Bulk Drug Manufacturers Association (...
Drugs control and industry departments to share a common e-platform
The drugs control, health and industry
departments in Andhra Pradesh are to have a common e-platform which is both informative and interactive at the same time with the inauguration of www.aponline.gov.in, the state government's latest initiative to integrate all the activities of all its...
Dangerous food bacteria
...aren't going away, despite the efforts of the food industry
to eliminate them.New germs arrive in imported foods and bacteria develop in new forms, according to a study from the Institute of Food// Technologists. The bacteria Listeria monocytogenes are so common in the environment. It's practically impossible...
Parasite infections linked to organ transplants
...w an urgent need to update federal regulations and industry
standards for preventing contamination. In the report involving the parasitic disease, all of the organs came from the cadaver of a Central American immigrant who was apparently infected with T. cruzi. The parasite causes Chagas disease, which was pr...
Pharmacia may take 51.5 percent Abbott stake
...by fellow US drugmaker Abbott Laboratories Inc. An industry
source who declined to be identified, said Pharmacia could reach an agreement in the next few days to buy the stake in Abbott Laboratories India. // "If all goes well, senior Abbott officials from the company’s regional office in singapore will be...
Effective And Economical Agent For Anthrax
... properties, long track record in the pest control industry
and its widespread agricultural use. Eighty paper strips, each containing as many as 100 million spores of the anthrax-like surrogate, were placed in walls, under carpets, inside computers and file cabinets, and in other hidden places that might harb...
Pharmaceutical companies are targeting patients
...nts and other key information. The pharmaceutical industry
argues the ads inform and educate consumers, prompt many to see their doctor about an untreated health problem and prod others to take their prescription drugs more faithfully. Sixty percent of the print and broadcast ads were for just 20 medications...
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