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Contraceptives via Internet

...based outside the US, the researchers were able to purchase oral contraceptives and levonorgestrel IUDs without a prescription. Many of the oral contraceptives arrived in the mail with little or no information about their proper use or the risks associated, the authors note. These oral contraceptives are kn...

Pharma majors gear to supply anti-anthrax drug

...xacin twice a day and the U.S. Government wants to purchase enough Ciprofloxacin to cover 12 million patients for 60 days. Ranbaxy is among the few Indian companies with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) approval for the manufacture of Ciprofloxacin. The Mumbai-based Cipla, which is also approved b...

Bar Codes For Prescribed Drugs

...eterans Affairs health system has already moved to purchase bar code scanning systems, but is being hampered because most products still lack the codes. Such a proposal could be technically challenging, but potentially time-consuming and very expensive....

Anthrax Scare In Tamil Nadu State of India

...re likely to further rise. "Every week I used to purchase 30 cows from this cattle market. Now I had taken almost 60 cows, because the cows sold for 14,000 rupees are now sold for 6,000 rupees. Due to the ban imposed in Kerala we are getting cattle at cheaper cost," Said a trader from Kerala. Medindia - ...

Anthrax Scare In Tamil Nadu State of India

...re likely to further rise. "Every week I used to purchase 30 cows from this cattle market. Now I had taken almost 60 cows, because the cows sold for 14,000 rupees are now sold for 6,000 rupees. Due to the ban imposed in Kerala we are getting cattle at cheaper cost," Said a trader from Kerala. Medindia - ...

Tanzanian Government Sanctions $20 Million For AIDS Arug

... the government has sanctioned $20 Million for the purchase of anti-retroviral drugs and the ministry announced that due to this drug, 21,000 patients, including 4,240 children in 96 health centers across Tanzania will benefit from this drug. (IANS) Related Information on AIDS in Medindia: Current treat...

FDA Approves Indian Generic Drug For AIDS Treatment

...eveloping countries, it will be made available for purchase and use abroad under the president’s emergency pla...ctive and safe quality medicines available ... for purchase under the President's Emergency Plan," Murray Lumpkin, the FDA's Acting Deputy Commissioner, said in...

New insights into herbal supplements

...also added that one must be very cautious with the purchase and use of dietary supplements as they are not regulated by any government body, which means anyone can put anything on a bottle and put it on a health food store shelf. She added that this is a serious problem as very often it is found that the herb...

Minor Improvement In Child Sex Ratio In Haryana

...t years, the low sex ratio of the state has led to purchase of brides from other states for Haryana men. There were instances of men remaining unmarried at advanced age due to unavailability of girls of marriageable age in sufficient numbers. --IANS...

Lawmakers alerted on new tobacco control policies by research team

...ale programs. 4. Raise the legal age for sale or purchase and consumption of tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21. 5. Promote policies and enforce existing laws for smoke-free parks, playgrounds and outdoor recreation areas accessible to young people. 6. Eliminate tobacco-vending machines and sel...

Faster way of producing Bird flu vaccine using Reverse Genetics

... in the country and the UK government has plans to purchase enough vaccine for the entire population in the event of a pandemic caused by bird flu”. Reading University's Dr Wendy Barclay, who has been doing research into influenza vaccines said, "The technique of reverse genetics is extremely important in m...

Ban on Global fund lifted in Uganda

... Young to maintain the details of money spend over purchase and spending for medicines and condoms. The Ugandan Government and Global Fund have now found a new agreement and more proper co-ordination on fund allotment and spending....

Price Of Alcohol Does Not Influence Consumption

...at happens is that the individuals who are able to purchase the alcoholic beverages that were more expensive just switch to less expensive ones. The researchers analyzed Swedish price and sales data for the years 1984 through 1994 for price effects on alcohol consumption. They found that there may be situat...

Melbourne at cutting edge of fight to find bird flu vaccine

...David said. The Federal Government negotiated the purchase of 1.8 million courses of the influenza antiviral Relenza last month to add to the national stockpile in preparation for a pandemic....

Italy Confident Of Protecting Itself From Bird Flu

...ccine doses. Italians have been called upon not to purchase vaccines which are being advertised in the Internet media. Bird imports from countries that are affected by the disease have already been banned by Italy. Travel restrictions have not been imposed by Italy in spite of the virus claiming human lives i...

Cough Syrups No More Effective Than Sugar Water

... be as effective as it is claimed to be. Therefore purchase of cough syrup from the American Medicine cabinet/...ts own. Alarmingly, Americans have been found to purchase over-the -counter medication for cold worth $2.9 billion. About $270 million is spent on cough syrup...

The trident of unhealthy teen choices is early Lunch, Soft Drink Machine Income and Parents who relent

...alue. "Students who have early lunch periods may purchase a la carte items to eat later in the day when they...may be important considerations in encouraging the purchase of more nutritious food options," was how they explained the phenomenon. The number of wending mach...

Cost-effective Meningitis Vaccine To Be Launched In Africa

...e in India soon and request the WHO to permit bulk purchase of the vaccine, through the UNICEF. If the vaccine were found to be safe for use in the African population, massive production of the vaccine would be taken up by the Serum Institute of India. The institute further guarantees delivery of the vaccin...

Posh and Free Medical Stores

...ould prevent doctors from asking their patients to purchase medicines from outside the hospitals. Ashok also said additional doctors had been deputed to Pavagada in Tumkur district and in Bellary, Raichur and Bidar. These doctors would work towards preventing the spread of rat fever. The health plans laid...

Chuck the Charm Bracelets, Parents warned!

...n the form of bracelet, distributed by Reebok, for purchase of children’s shoes has been found to contain high levels of lead. Health Canada has advised parents to chuck the potentially harmful charm bracelets. // The bracelet’s heart shaped charm, which carries the Reebok logo, was swallowed by a 4 year ol...

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