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Food Labeling, Set to Sport a New Face in Britain

...nd drink manufacturers along with well known super markets - Tesco, Somerfield and Morrison. GDA campaign director Jane Holdsworth said, "We have made it simple to compare what's inside thousands of everyday foods so you can choose what best suits your diet." The GDA labeling is part of the growing initi...

Synova Acquires Rights to Today Sponge Contraceptive, Plans Advertising Campaign

... New Jersey-based Allendale Pharmaceuticals, which markets the female contraceptive Today Sponge, //announced plans to begin an aggressive campaign to market the product, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports (Loyd, Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/17). The Today Sponge, which is constructed of soft polyurethane foam...

Cat Owners at Risk of Bird Flu

...ok blood samples from 500 cats living near poultry markets in four areas of the island of Java. All these areas had recently had outbreaks of H5N1 in poultry and people. Of the cats, one in five was carrying antibodies to the virus - meaning that they had been infected with it at some point, probably thro...

Ranbaxy in Fray to Buy Merck's Generic Drugs Unit

...nit of the German major is the largest supplier in markets like Australia, France and Scandinavia. Ranbaxy had acquired four companies in Europe last year, including Terapia of Romania, for $324-million. The company has approval from shareholders to sell bonds and shares worth $1.5 billion. Source-IANS S...

Cashing in on IT for Healthcare

...ty to understand the needs of local cohort groups, markets and clients," Ramachandiran told IANS. So, H&M will continue to specialise in package implementation and remote tech support to outsourced research, he said. It will strengthen its position in research-based content development for regulatory ag...

Flood Toll Rises, and Indonesia Braces for Disease

...e deeply submerged area, by helicopter. Schools, markets and businesses closed as much of the city came to a standstill. Entire neighborhoods were accessible only by boat. For a time, the city’s airport was accessible only by high-wheeled vehicles. In wealthier areas, some residents were paying for deliv...

Ranbaxy Gets FDA Approval for Depression Drug

...R&D has resulted in several approvals in developed markets and significant progress in New Drug Discovery Research. The company's foray into Novel Drug Delivery Systems has led to proprietary 'platform technologies', resulting in a number of products under development, it said. Source-IANS...

Living in Poor Neighborhoods Raises Risks for Heart Disease and Stroke

...ty of parks, for instance, or conveniently located markets with fresh produce rather than fast-food restaurants, may make a significant contribution toward differing levels of heart disease, she said. Researchers analyzed data for the entire Swedish population - 1.9 million women and 1.8 million men living...

Baby Food Recalled in Singapore After US Alert

... baby food breakfast was recalled from Singapore's markets as a precautionary measure after the US Food and Drug Administration warned// that the product might be contaminated and cause botulism, health officials said Wednesday. Importers and retailers were told to recall Earth's Best Organic 2 Apple Beach...

Alarming Trend in Prescription Drug Abuse

...e main reasons for such a trend is the unregulated markets in many nations which enable the illicit drug peddler to push these drugs via internet, courier service and mails. According to Philip O. Emafo, President of Narcotics Control Board, the drugs that are available through such routes bring more harm th...

Flood of Fake Drugs Must Be Stopped, Warns UN

...andards – is calling for the danger of unregulated markets to be addressed on a priority basis. In its annu...regulated markets. The existence of unregulated markets means that second-rate medicines – which can be lethal – are sold to consumers. "It is important f...

More US Children to Be Covered by Health Insurance

...e state is planning a means for public and private markets to use their collective purchasing power to negotiate premiums at cheaper rates. In this context, the state plans to expand its subsidized health insurance program for low-income working adults. In addition, under the plan, health insurance would ...

New Pediatric Continuous Glucose Monitors Approved

...REAL-Time CGM System values. Medtronic currently markets the MiniMed Paradigm REAL-Time Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring System -- the world's first insulin pump with REAL-Time continuous glucose monitoring. The MiniMed Paradigm REAL-Time System has all of the benefits of CGM plus the added v...

Indian Court Refers Novartis Plea for Patent on Anti-cancer Drug to a Separate Board

...e core of our business model and we cannot work in markets where there aren’t effective patent systems. It’s not about stopping generics. We are a major generics manufacturer.' The stakes are high, say activists. 'Should Novartis succeed in its challenge, it will mark the first time that the demands of a p...

Wipro Goes Green With Eco-friendly Desktops, Laptops

... firm to introduce eco-friendly IT products in the markets and regions we operate," Wipro personal computing division vice-president Ashutosh Vaidya told reporters here. Besides desktops and laptops, other hardware products from the Wipro stable will be free of hazardous materials such as brominated flame ...

US Court Allows Teva to Deliver Disputed Drug: Novartis

...s it still has a US patent on the drug -- which it markets as Lotrel -- until 2017, said it will continue pursuing its patent infringement lawsuit against Teva in the New Jersey court. "Teva, which began selling a generic version of Lotrel in the US in May 2007, risks potentially significant damages if Nov...

Cadbury to Introduce Healthier, Low Calorie Sweets to Health Conscious Consumers

...d Tony Bilsborough, from Cadbury, as saying. The markets for low-calorie chocolate have grown across Europe as young women, particularly, try to decrease their calorie intake, but are not prepared to put a curb on snacks. The low-sugar market in chocolate has experienced a boost by 52 per cent in the pas...

To Die For: Rolls-Royce and 'green' Coffins at British Funerals

... Company have been making offbeat caskets which it markets under the title "Crazy Coffins". The firm recently expanded their range to include illustrated ones. "We didn't invent anything, the demand came from the clients," said John Gill, head of the Nottingham, central England-based company, which has bee...

Export of Herbal Products to Reach Rs.120 Billion by 2012: Study

...rms and thus encounter no restrictions in overseas markets to have instant acceptability from its takers," Dhoot added. The study listed out medicines that command huge demand and are produced based on international quality standards such as psyllium husk, sema leaves and pods, sandalwood chips and dust, ...

Cynosure Introduces Higher Power Smartlipo(TM) LaserBodySculpting Workstation

...About Cynosure, Inc. Cynosure, Inc. develops and markets aesthetic treatment systems that are used by physicians and other practitioners to perform non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures to remove hair, treat vascular lesions, rejuvenate skin through the treatment of shallow vascular and pigmented ...

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