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Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts
...gastro-intestinal tract of birds -- meaning farms, markets
and slaughterhouses have to be vigilant about hygiene and biosecurity. Vietnam, once the country worst affected by H5N1, was hit by three waves of avian influenza in 2004 and 2005, when 42 people were killed and authorities culled more than 50 milli...
Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens
...rise, notably in the United States and in emerging markets
such as China, Russia, Brazil and India. Vinex...rinking, getting wine to new consumers in emerging markets
such as Brazil, Russia, India and China, the growth of wine tourism, and the ever ongoing cork versu...
UK Suggestion for Restricted Use of Anti-AMD Drugs Draws Flak
...unit director of ophthalmology for Novartis, which markets
Lucentis in the UK, said: "The clinical and health economic data supports the use of Lucentis in all types of wet AMD and for both the first and second eye affected, yet Nice appear to have ignored this robust body of evidence." Macugen is manufac...
China Closing in on US for Highest Number of Web-users
...become one of the world's fastest-growing Internet markets
in recent years as its booming economy has generated greater access to computers and the Web. The country had 137 million people with access to the Internet at the end of 2006, according to official figures. The Internet boom has been pivotal in ...
Gaps In Food Safety Systems Must Be Plugged :UN
... only able to keep their shares in globalized food markets
and the trust of consumers if they apply internationally agreed food quality and safety standards," Ezzeddine Boutrif, Director of FAO's Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division was quoted. "Consumers have a right to be informed about potential h...
Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients
...of the painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx) from worldwide markets
in 2004. The Cochrane reviewers concur, saying, Current drug approval for antidiabetic medications and possibly all new drugs needs to be changed. However, they also question whether new studies with rosiglitazone will be ethical given the fact tha...
FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment
...rtners of Southeast Pennsylvania, who develops and markets
pediatric medicines. The company expects to develop additional indications covering other parasitic insects affecting human health. Topaz Pharmaceuticals is developing a completely novel and kid friendly formulation of a naturally derived, quick ac...
Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos
...ndia, Indonesia and Thailand, are the major export markets
for Canadian asbestos. Despite the well-known health risks, the federal government has been a strong backer of asbestos. It has spent about $19.2-million from 1984 to 2007, including regular funding of the Montreal-based Chrysotile Institute, to pr...
Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US
...some specialist groups in competitive cardiac care markets
like Florida, according to John O. Goodman, a consultant to cardiovascular medical groups. Advocates of the procedure say it is less invasive than open-heart surgery the only proven method for curing many patients and in the long run more cost-ef...
Watch 'Live Earth' Concerts Simultaneously on the Net
...C Universal, is taking the concerts to 25 overseas markets
to cater to the language needs of different areas....one market with a specific language, altogether 39 markets
will have simultaneous feeds available. A team of about 80 technicians will help bring live feeds ...
EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform
... share to New World imports in traditionally large markets
like Britain and Germany. Under the root-and-branch reform, the distillation of excess wine, aid for private storage and export refunds would all be abolished while incentives would be increased to encourage farmers to uproot a targeted 200,000 hec...
Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets
...nd it exports around 42 percent of its products to markets
all over the world, except Pakistan. However, Dr Waheed feels that if Pakistan decides to import drugs from India, it should only allow those drugs that have been approved by FDA, otherwise the vested interests might dump Pakistani market with drug...
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