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Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

...n a brandy balloon made by renowned Austrian glass manufacturer Riedel rather than the traditional tumbler - the whisky's makers believe the thin lip of the glass and its shape bring out the accent of its taste. A chilled glass of Highland Spring water is given complimentary. Whisky cognoscenti differ over whe...

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...py. Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties....

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...as once an employee of Biotie Therapies Corp., the manufacturer of nalmefene. The drug maker supported the new study. There are fair amounts of good data (showing) that the more drinks you have a day, the more likely you are to have health or social consequences, said alcohol researcher Raymond Anton. The thi...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...ce as the most costly vaccine on the planet. For manufacturer Merck & Co., the giant drug-maker that is still reeling from the recall of its once celebrated painkiller Vioxx, Gardasil is seen as something of a corporate life raft. Analysts say U.S. sales alone would top $1 billion US a year, assuming Gardasi...

Erection Drugs Don't Boost Men's Self-esteem

...n drugs," Dr Matic added. A spokesman for Viagra manufacturer Pfizer, maintained that the drug "improved the sex lives of more than 30 million men worldwide". The findings will be published in the International Journal of Impotence Research....

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...rmany's Otto Bock health care, the world's biggest manufacturer of prostheses, also has wartime roots. The company's founder and namesake "was considered a little bit like the Henry Ford of the prosthetic industry" for mass-producing devices for World War I veterans, said Brad Ruhl, vice president of sales at the...

Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients

... to the risk of bone fractures, he said. Avandia manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline takes issue with the use of meta-analyses in a May 12 statement, saying they are not the most rigorous way to reach definite conclusions about adverse events. Citing several recent and ongoing clinical trials, the company says, GSK ...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...multi-million marketing by the multi-national drug manufacturer has made experts uneasy. To give the impression that it could completely eliminate cervical cancer is quite misleading, they say. Merck used their deep pockets to make sure that even before the FDA had approved Gardasil, The marketing juggernaut ...

Kerala Institute to Hold International Seminar on Drug Discovery

...n association with US chemical simulation software manufacturer Schrdinger, USA, June 30, a press statement said Tuesday. The seminar will look into the importance of ligand (a molecule in biochemistry) and protein preparation in computational studies, docking in virtual screening of ligands and focused library...

Japanese are Weighed Down by Deviating from Their Traditional Diet

...ently. To comply with these new regulations, car manufacturer Toyota will launch a health centre January 2008 incorporating the latest diagnostic equipment, the newspaper said. Despite the phenomenon of obesity among older Japanese citizens, many young females have the problem of weighing too little. An est...

China Toothpaste Maker Pulls Suspect Ingredient

A Chinese toothpaste manufacturer mixing an industrial chemical found in anti-freeze into its products said Friday it had halted the use of the potentially dangerous substance . Shanghai White Cat, makers of Maxam brand toothpaste and one of the financial hub's oldest companies, sa...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

...rature readings, chances are good that your system manufacturer offers a software tool that monitors temperatures inside of your PC and can sound an alarm when the heat reaches a dangerous level. Or you can turn to a free downloadable utility such as Motherboard Monitor. A temperature reading of higher than 60 ...

US FDA Wants Vitamin Manufacturers to Test All Ingredients

...sbranded. In minor cases, the agency could ask the manufacturer to remove an ingredient or revise its label. In more serious cases, it could seize the product, file a lawsuit or even seek criminal charges. Most companies already test their raw ingredients, said Steve Mister, president and CEO for the Council fo...

Impotence and Incontinence Greatly Reduced With New Prostate Cancer Treatment

...ical Physicists together with Nucletron, a leading manufacturer of radiotherapy equipment and software. The real-time image-guidance technology that they created has now made it possible to view crucial aspects of the procedure in real time, rather than relying on past images. This means that clinicians can view ...

DBT And IAVI Forge Partnership To Develop Next Generation Vaccine Candidates

...cepts, both partners expect to work with an Indian manufacturer to assist with high throughput synthesis, antigen chemical characterization and potency evaluation of proposed AIDS vaccine candidates. The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) was established under the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology in 19...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

... Eli Lilly and Co., the maker of Prozac, Zoloft manufacturer Pfizer Inc. and other pharmaceutical companies said they would comply with the FDA's request. "We believe this step will help ensure that the millions of people with depression who are young adults age 24 and under and their families can make infor...

Ranbaxy Labs Extends Roots in South Africa

... Be-Tabs Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd is the largest manufacturer of Penicillin formulations in South Africa and markets & manufactures a portfolio of ethical and over-the-counter (OTC) solid-oral and liquid formulations in South Africa. The Company actively participates in local and export tenders in the African C...

'Cocaine' Turns 'Censored' and Remains 'energy Drink'

...illegal products and for an injunction against the manufacturer and distributors of illegal products. Individuals and businesses that violate the Act may also be subject to criminal prosecution." In such a backdrop the company said it was changing the name. Last week , Clegg Ivey, a partner in Redux Bever...

Risk of Traumatic Workplace Injury Increased by Obesity

...y workers employed in eight plants of one aluminum manufacturer to determine whether increased BMI was a risk factor for workplace injury. The plants were scattered across the United States. Employees were grouped into five categories: underweight, normal, overweight, obesity levels I and II and obesity level ...

A Non-profit Drug Firms Injection to Fight Kala Azar Included in WHOs Model List

...nd Pharma Limited, the Hyderabad, India-based drug manufacturer working with OneWorld Health and its collaborators... Gland has committed to act as the low cost global manufacturer to ensure access of Paromomycin to all those that need it. WHO first published the first Model Lis...

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