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Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

... a huge trade in cheap smuggled cigarettes. "The price is down so people consume more, which is bad for people's health, and the government makes less tax, so we lose both ways," Hatai said....

Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

... Dow's acquisition of Wolff Walsrode. The purchase price of EUR 540 million (approximately USD 725 million) includes a cash component and the assumption of financial debt and pension commitments. Following regulatory clearance from various authorities around the world, payment and share transfers have occ...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

...d happy man, and that the illness made him pay the price for the 'fortune and happiness'. 'I was a fortunate and happy man. After that, this blow arrived. And now I am paying the penalty for this fortune and happiness," he said. Pavarotti's agent Terri Robson said that Pavarotti has chosen to stay awa...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

... 45 companies for the plane, which has a catalogue price of between 146 to 200 million dollars. The 787 will go into service after Airbus's mammoth A380 takes to the skies. The first units of the double-decker superjumbo -- capable of seating up to 800 passengers -- will be delivered to Singapore Airline...

Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

...tedly through green channels because of their huge price difference in the two countries. According to the Daily Times, passengers coming from India prefer carrying cheap drugs, as the prices of Indian drugs are far cheaper than those of Pakistan. Dr Qaiser Waheed, President of Pakistan Pharmaceutical...

AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

...overnment of Brazil for successfully negotiating a price cut of 30% on Abbott Laboratories' lifesaving medi...IV virus. The agreement extends to Brazil the same price structure Abbott has offered 44 other countries considered low and low-middle income, and it replace...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...ducated women to have babies without paying a high price in career or income. But there were others who found Flynns views repugnant, like Waikato University professor of demography Ian Pool. "This is social engineering of the worst sort," he said. Commissioner for Children Cindy Kiro said Flynn was ...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...s Dr. Rahman. "Clinical applicability includes the price of the test, clinical validity, specificity, sensitivity and prevalence of adverse conditions the test is seeking to prevent." Going forward, companies will have to clearly demonstrate the clinical practicality of their tests to the medical communi...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

... statistical office last year began monitoring the price of replacement driver services as an element in calculating the benchmark consumer price index. An estimated 100,000 replacement drivers handle 700,000 customers a day across the country, t...

Reduction in Drug Costs

...widely. Thiazides, for example, are a tenth of the price of many non-thiazide drugs. In Norway, as in many other developed countries, guidelines were introduced to encourage doctors to use thiazides but the level of their use remained low. This led the government to impose the new reimbursement rule, wit...

Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually

...ematical formula to calculate the likely impact of price rises on demand of a range of complementary foodstuffs. They used three different approaches. They first applied the tax to dairy products containing high levels of saturated fats, such as whole butter and cheese, baked goods, puddings. In the...

Navigating Healthcare

... worst. Many a times people believe that a higher price usually signals better quality. But it is not true Paying more doesn't always yield better care. Earlier, patients could not compare what they and their insurers paid hospitals against how well those hospitals performed. Recently Pennsylvania issue...

Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia

...ndia, continues . He is destined to pay a heavy price for a small act of indiscretion, it looks like. He had allowed his SIM card to be used by his cousins, the key players in the failed Glasgow bombing. Intercepted when he was about to board a flight to India, two days after the Glasgow incident, Han...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

...n benefits but also will have to pay a much higher price for being insured, says Shreeraj Deshpande, head, Health Insurance, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. The list of diseases that are excluded from the purview of the policy has also been extended. Under the current policy, benign ENT disorders and surg...

Value Meal Would Lower Drug Costs

...ttle vitamin C to boot." "The rapidly escalating price of medications (especially for cancer and other life-threatening diseases) has provided incentives to explore pharmacological approaches to lower the costs of drugs," Ratain and Cohen conclude. "As we enter an era of 'targeted' anticancer agents wi...

Sleep in Mary, Queen of Scots Bed for 7,500 Pounds a Night!

... in which Mary, Queen of Scots once slept, but the price for doing so is a steep 7,500 pounds a night. According to The Scotsman,Lennoxlove House, set in 460 acres in East Lothian, has been the home of some of Scotland's most powerful families, and from this weekend it will be available to hire. Guest...

Interactions Between Food and Drugs Could Lower Drug Costs

...ttle vitamin C to boot." "The rapidly escalating price of medications (especially for cancer and other life-threatening diseases) has provided incentives to explore pharmacological approaches to lower the costs of drugs," Ratain and Cohen conclude. "As we enter an era of 'targeted' anticancer agents wi...

Abbot Sues French AIDS Group

...ersion of its antiretroviral Kaletra, at a reduced price in Thailand on the condition that the country agrees to not allow generic versions of the drug into the market. The group encouraged between 500 and 1,000 HIV/AIDS advocates from Canada, France, India, Thailand and the U.S. to click on a link posted...

Generic Competitor for Plavix Blocked in US

...nofi had shown it was likely to suffer irreparable price erosion, loss of goodwill and a negative impact on the amount of research devoted to developing other medical uses for Plavix if sales of the generic version were allowed. The judge said damages will be set in an amount to be determined at future pro...

China Cannot Be Blamed for Rising CO2 Emissions: Britain Official

...nly thing manufacturers were interested in was the price of labour." Pointing to a possible solution to China's spiralling emissions problem, Sauven suggested, "We should export clean energy technology to China to increase low carbon and renewable energy take-up so the products we import have a smaller ...

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