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Increased Heart Attack Risk From Celebrex,Vioxx

...night while sitting or lying in bed. Since their introduction in 1999, the drugs, which are known technically as COX-2 inhibitors, have been among // America's best-selling prescription pharmaceuticals. One of them, Celecoxib, sold as Celebrex, was the sixth leading prescription drug used by 14 million people l...

Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique

...ump. They believe that, within the next few years, introduction of the new technique may make it possible to prevent breast cancer by improved screening of high-risk groups of women. Further developments currently underway may allow the collection of cells from abnormal areas using the endoscope, avoiding the n...

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launches Hyalosy

... for the production of pre-filled injectables. The introduction of Hyalosyn would further strengthen the company’s arthritis franchise in which it is already a leading player in the domestic market. ...

Medications for depression

...m 30 per cent to 70 per cent - probably due to the introduction of new antidepressants with fewer side effects. By contrast the number of patients receiving psychotherapy for depression declined from 60 per cent to 50 per cent. Physicians now seem to be more involved in depression treatment .This may be the rea...

Sun Pharma to launch chiral version of omeprazole soon

...icials of Sun Pharmaceuticals confirmed about the introduction of the product shortly in the Indian market. However, any further details as to the price or the brand name were not divulged. In this particular segment, there are three other players, namely Zydus Cadila, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories and Ranbaxy Lab...

Laser to help in root canal treatment

... "The ADA and the AAE are always interested in the introduction of new instruments and materials that may improve the quality of endodontic care provided to patients."...

Meningitis C vaccine a cost-effective success

Researchers say the introduction of meningitis C vaccine into the UK has not only r...e age of 19. Before the immunisation programme’s introduction in December 1998, meningitis C affected approximately 1,190 children resulting in at least 88 deaths...

Carbon monoxide passes down

..., nearly 10,000 deaths have been avoided since the introduction of the Act - a clear public benefit....

Screening bypasses radical breast surgery

...ed between 55 and 65. They find that following the introduction of a breast screening programme, the rate of mastectomy - removal of the breast - for cancer came down by 50 per cent. There has been a lot of such changes happening all round the plave. At the same time, the rate of breast conserving surgery went ...

Change in walking might indicate Dementia

...isk for vascular dementia and would facilitate the introduction of preventive interventions designed to reduce the incidence of non-Alzheimer's dementia, especially vascular dementia," say researchers....

Hope for First New Melanoma Treatment in Decades

...ealthy cells into the abnormal melanoma cells. The introduction of chromosome 10, which contains the PTEN gene, temporarily switched off the tumor cell growth in mice and allowed apoptosis, or cell death normally occurring in non-cancerous cells, to resume. Apoptosis made the cells behave more like normal cells, ...

Reducing Medication Errors

...l hospital days. Thus researchers say, "After the introduction of the computerized physician order entry (CPOE), the medication error rate was 40-percent lower on the intervention than on the control wards." They say there are definitely fewer medication errors, but they did not see a decrease in adverse drug ev...

Vaccine Reduces antibiotic-resistant infections in Children

...st of its kind to test for the bacterium after the introduction of a new vaccine that protects children from the seven most invasive strains of S. pneumoniae. The rate of children who carried an antibiotic resistant strain of the bacterium was the same in children who received the vaccine and in those who did not...

Leech Therapy for Osteoarthritis

...ough the treatment declined in popularity with the introduction of modern surgery and pharmacology, it is still used in some instances, such as in treating postoperative complications after some surgeries. Scientists believe leeches help reduce pain through biologically active substances found in their saliva. I...

Identifying Virus Found To Be Essential for HIV Patients

Before the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy HAART, the cytomegalovirus was a major problem for AIDS patients, causing opportunistic// infections that spread out of control and led to faster progression of the disease and shorter time to death. Research...

The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned

... is preferable, and this is now possible since the introduction of recombinant parathyroid hormone (PTH). However, the use of PTH is limited by its high cost and the need for subcutaneous self-injection. Recently strontium ranelate has been licensed in the United Kingdom for the treatment of osteoporosis. The me...

Drug Prices in India to be Monitored - NPPA to Tie up with ORG

...tions in an effort is to be more fruitful with the introduction of the proposed computerisation of its day-to-day work. The also says that it intends to seek more data from ORG-IMS - a consulting firm specializing in research to intensify monitoring of drug prices.The current price monitoring mechanism of NPPA i...

British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs

...packaging of original manufacturers' medicines and introduction of tamper-resistant medicine packaging and standardised European bar code for medicines. The head of the intelligence agency in UK has said that UK's supply chain is one of the most difficult to penetrate because of the safeguards that are in place...

Condom Vending Machines Increasing Sexual Assaults On Women

...– e_Islami Hind Kerla) who strongly feel that, the introduction of condom vending machines has degraded women in the society further and increased the possibility of sexual assaults on them by anti-social elements. The President of the women’s wing K.K Fathima Suhra from Kerala in a statement said that, “Whet...

Making Fortification Mandatory In Order To Reduce Birth Defects

... consulting on whether it too should encourage the introduction of some fortified foods or implement mandatory fortification as a means of stemming its high rate of birth defects. A new study shows that milk could be another application for increasing intake of the vitamin, as well as the bread and cereal produ...

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