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Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate
...re first given vitamins vaccinations and devorming medicines
a day before the operation. By applying local anaesthesia, the surgery is performed. This has no side effect on the dogs which are released as soon as it recovers, said Jaison George, the person in-charge of the ABC programme. In keyhole surgery, m...
Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets
...n medicine is the major factor behind the flood of medicines
in Pakistans pharmaceutical markets. Due to disp...prices of raw material, which is far low in India, medicines
arriving in Pakistan are very low priced and they fetch considerable benefit to the carriers. As a r...
Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation
...ver the counter nutritional supplements and herbal medicines
without discussing their pros and cons with the h... and found that nutritional supplements and herbal medicines
were the most commonly used complementary and alternative therapies in diabetes. Although the prev...
Scientists Find Single Circuit Channeling Depression in Rats
...ymptoms to human ones and react to anti-depression medicines
in the same way. The testing showed that an alteration in electrical activity flow through the brain could be readjusted with the use of human drugs against depression -- suggesting the existence of a specific circuit for the condition. According...
Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China
...l in May. The bribes were linked to sub-standard medicines
which had led to several deaths. China has been...l in May. The bribes were linked to sub-standard medicines
which had led to several deaths. China has been criticised over a number of recent cases involvin...
Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study
...wo diseases are quite different. But thinking that medicines
used for Alzheimer's might help normalize this net...fferent points all through the study. Some were on medicines
and some were not. The first networks to be identified were the basal ganglia, thalamus and brain st...
40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug
...abel dispensing of prescribed and over-the-counter medicines
involved giving a drug to a child who was younger ...t of pharmacists said they had dispensed off-label medicines
to children in the month before the survey.Having reviewed primary care prescribing levels, this 40 ...
Malaria Sweeps Tripura, 25 Dead
...ressed into service to transport medical teams and medicines
to the interior areas," the official said.All hospitals in the state are crowded with patients hit by malaria. "The government would bear all expenditure for the treatment of malaria patients in hospitals," said Health Minister Tapan Chakraborty....
China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety
...to improve transparency in the approval process of medicines
and curb corruption within the industry, the China Daily reported. "Transparency is the enemy of corruption. That's why we have introduced the new regulations," the paper cited the deputy chief of the State Food and Drug Administration, Wu Zhen, as...
China Launches Food Safety Checks in Run-up to Olympics
...to improve transparency in the approval process of medicines
and curb corruption within the industry, the China Daily reported. Xinhua reported Wednesday that China has banned toothpaste companies from using diethylene glycol. Earlier this month officials announced that athletes and visitors heading to Bei...
Right Foods Could Improve Drug Effectiveness, Lower Drug Costs
with the right food could improve the effectiveness of drugs and dramatically lower the rapidly rising costs of treating patients, experts say . University of Chicago oncologists Mark Ratain, MD, and Ezra Cohen, MD, have released their expert comm...
Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs
...o actions of LTC4 synthase. For this reason asthma medicines
often aim at blocking the downstream effects of LTC4 synthase. However, there is a need for new pharmaceutical alternatives, as not all patients respond to the existing medicines. Now, scientists at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biop...
Nano Propellers may Be Tomorrows Drug Deliverers
...y the propeller opens the possibility of targeting medicines
and regularising their flow into and out of cells. Petr Krl, Assistant Professor of chemistry at UIC, and his laboratory co-workers, used classical molecular dynamics simulations to learn how tiny propellers pump liquids. They found that at the...
Group Therapy and Willpower can Help Smokers to Quit
...same applies to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) medicines
that are usually only available on prescription. Z... at the Therapy Research Institute in Munich, such medicines
are only really suitable for heavy smokers who are likely to experience severe physical and mental r...
Galvus Soon To Be Seen On European Shelves
...use in combination with other common oral diabetes medicines
-metformin, a thiazolidinedione (TZD) or a sulfony...d tolerability of Galvus in combination with other medicines
is especially significant. As of now, Novartis expects to resubmit its Galvus diabetes treatment f...
Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill
... hospitals continue to provide health services and medicines
for free but this cannot last for long. According to Kouie Jean Plo, head of the Bouak hospital, it is imperative that the government resume fees gradually. "We cannot bring free health services to an abrupt halt," he says. Denoman says that fees m...
Fake Drug Factory Busted in Orissa
...ANS. Agarwal confessed that he supplied the fake medicines
to the neighbouring states of Madhya Pradesh and C... three shops in Bolangir to which Agarwal supplied medicines
had already been sealed. The spurious medicines
manufactured by Agarwal included paracetamol, the...
Ayurvedic Doctor Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Causing Death of Woman
... two years ago. The doctor had administered some medicines
to the woman to which she reacted adversely, causi...cused and had pointed out that after consuming the medicines
given to her by the accused her condition deteriorated. Further, the court relied on the testimon...
World Epilepsy Week - 2007
...h epilepsy, seizures can be controlled with modern medicines
and surgical techniques . Common diagnostic tests for epilepsy include EEGs and brain scans. The Social Stigma : While epilepsy cannot be cured, at least as of now, for some people it does eventually go away. Incidentally, most people with epile...
AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children
...kosi would have been thrilled children can get the medicines
and live longer lives. "But he would definitely, knowing him, be disappointed there are not as many as there should be," she told AFP. Even when children manage to access ART, some have nobody to make sure they take them correctly, as their parents...
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