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Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...as a pre-requisite for school attendance. And beat rival to it, before GlaxoSmithKline gets FDA approval for its Cervarix. For all the hype, there is serious concern that vaccination may in fact create a false sense of security that will make reliable and effective Pap screening seem less important and ...

Palestinian Rival Leader Claims That Arafat Died of AIDS

...alestinian President Yasser Arafat died of AIDS, a rival Palestinian leader has claimed in an interview. Ahmad Jibril, the founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, was quoted by the New York Daily News as saying that he received confirmation of this from Palestinian ...

Gazas Basic Food Storage Will Last Only for a Few Days

...riday after five days of violent fighting with the rival Fatah party of President Mahmoud Abbas. These crossings include the Rafah crossing with Egypt in the south, the Karni commercial passage in the centre and the Erez crossing in the north with Israel. Gaza's 1.5 million residents need 450 tonnes of f...

Scientists Saying Against Trees Sparks Debate

...t methane in the first place. Recently, however, rival researchers reported that plants emit virtually no methane whatsoever. Tom Dueck, of Wageningen University in the Netherlands, says his team's independent investigations are the first published results to show that plants' methane emissions are neg...

Cancer Experts Received Threats for Opposing Controversial Drug

...von Eschenbach said that FDA is ordering Glaxo and rival Eli Lilly to add black box warnings, about heart failure, to their diabetes drugs Avandia and Actos....

Bangkok Lures Visitors With Its Growing Gourmet Scene

...nd restaurateurs are hoping that Bangkok will soon rival Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo as the culinary cap... director of Lebua Hotels, who thinks Bangkok will rival Singapore and Tokyo in just five years. Ohri's group made its own mark on Bangkok's gastronomic s...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

...orce, a man would first have to successfully sue a rival for 'violating his property', before petitioning Parliament to dissolve the marriage. "There is something rather voyeuristic about these trials," said Skipp. "Often servants would give evidence while innkeepers would testify about lovers taking rooms...

Generic Biologics – U.S Panel Hearing Draws Mixed Response

...t to the people. It's too risky.' He opines that rival products also known as follow-on biologics should be put up for extensive clinic studies and post approval studies before approval. Nicolas Rossignol, who oversees implementation of the European Commission’s legislation on biosimilars, told the pan...

FDA Decision Encourages Lamictal Generics

...y that was filed in June 1995. However, even if rival drug makers were to file an application for the drug, the respective company could still face a patent suit from Glaxo as the patent in the US is not due to run out until 2009. Lamictal already faces generic competition in Europe, where its patents h...

Science Builds Behind Pomegranate Extracts for Health

...ew research that could see the extracts start// to rival the juice for boosting health. Consumption of pomegranate juice has been on the rise, particularly in the UK where sales have rocketed in the last year thanks to media coverage of the antioxidant-rich fruit that has commonly been linked to improved...

Merck Announces Plans for Licensing Atripla Widely in Developing World

...le without the granting of compulsory licenses for rival versions. Although Merck will be able to import Atripla into eleven countries on the basis of US Food and Drug Administration registration, licensing in other countries may take several years in some cases owing to lack of regulatory agency capaci...

Pepsi to Put Caffeine Content on Labels

...iCo's decision to change its labels, and called on rival Coca-Cola to follow suit. "The Center for Science in the Public Interest and the American Medical Association have urged the FDA to require soft drink and coffee makers to list caffeine content on labels," said CSPI yesterday, in a letter to Coca-C...

Males Adapt To Battle With Competing Sperm

...s deep copulatory thrusting may function to remove rival sperm. Accordingly, sexual partners report that men thrust more deeply and quickly into the vagina following allegations of infidelity. The same periods of separation that increase sperm number in male ejaculates may also help to explain the increasi...

On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale

...involving doctors were mostly stories concocted by rival hospitals. The rumors were a part of the competitive commercialization that was an aspect of the trade. In fact, there was no need to ‘trick people’, since enough kidneys were readily available from the poor. Vending ‘Blues’ This feature aims ...

Oral Flu Vaccine On The Horizon In Russia

... and the vaccine will follow in the footsteps of a rival intranasal flu vaccine, MedImmune's FluMist, which is already on sale in the USA. The adjuvant used in the vaccine, called Korauban, is an immunostimulant gamma interferon inductor that is closely related to ordinary cellulose. The initial clinica...

Rae unveils Health-care Strategy

..."very realistic, practical strategy." Leadership rival Michael Ignatieff unveiled his own campaign platform at a showy rally in Toronto a day before Rae’s own news conference came. Rae had served as premier of Ontario for the period; 1990-94. He mentioned his own experience at designing drug plans. He ...

New Approach to Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

...most curable. A test is urgently needed that would rival the positive impact on survival that the Pap smear and mammography have had on cancers of the cervix and breast, respectively. The statistics tell the story. Currently, three of every four women have advanced stage ovarian cancer when they are diag...

Treatment for Breast Cancer to take a New Turn

...equent to two to three years of tamoxifen. Other rival companies Novartis AG and Pfizer Inc also make aromatase inhibitors....

Breast Cancer Treatment Switches to more Modern Therapy

...equent to two to three years of tamoxifen. Other rival companies Novartis AG and Pfizer Inc also make aromatase inhibitors....

GSK’s New Anticancer Drug A Huge Success In Drug trail

... biding for the consumer health care arm of its US rival Pfizer, along with Johnson & Johnson, Reckitt Benc...to be developing combination treatments that could rival Tykerb. Statistics show that more than 1 million women are diagnosed newly with breast cancer every ...

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