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Ranbaxy Acquires Glaxosmithkline's Generic Unit in Spain

Looking to expand its presence and product portfolio in the Spanish market, pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd today said it has acquired GlaxoSmithKline's Mundogen generic business in Spain. // ....Ranbaxy's CEO and MD Malvinder Mohan Singh said that the acquisition was in line with the company's M&A strategy to focus on the EU markets... ..The company said in a filing with the Bombay Stock...

Effective Strategy Against Bird flu-Spainish Flu Vaccine Raises Hopes

Reports by government researchers say the a new vaccine effective against the 1918 deadly strain which caused the calamitous Spanish flu has been developed//. This is likely to lead to formulation of a remedy for any form of avian flu which may may the jump into humans and turn ..just as deadly,feel the scientists. ....The Spanish flu,thought to have been triggered off by unhygienic conditions an...

Spain Launches Movement Against Skinny Fashion Models

When the Spanish capital Madrid decided to replace the thin beauty ideal with that of curvy "real" women, it was the kind of move that millions of women// around the world appeared to have silently waited for. ....Madrid's measures to ban very skinny fashion models and to promote healthy images of beauty and eating habits have sparked widespread international interest, a spokesman for the region...

Laser Driven Stem Cell Surgery in Spain

A team of surgeons and haematologists at a hospital here have succeeded in implanting stem cells with lasers in the hearts of two patients, Spanish news agency EFE said . ......Juan Duarte, head of the cardiac surgery unit at La Princesa University Hospital, said the stem cells were extracted from the bone marrow of the patients at the time of surgery, a procedure that took no longer than 10 min...

Norwegians Take in the Sun in Spain on Doctors' Orders

Each year dozens of Norwegians flock to the coastal Spanish town of Altea to get Oslo-funded treatment at a rehabilitation centre for problems ranging from rheumatism to fractured bones. ......"In Norway it is cold almost all year and it rains often. You can understand why they are better off here," the tanned head of the centre, Torild Thorvaldsen, told AFP under bright sunshine. ......The reha...

Spain Announces Cash-for-kid Payments to Boost Birth Rate

The Spanish government on Friday formally approved a plan to give families 2,500 euros (3,200 dollars) per new child in a bid to raise the flagging birth rate . ......First Deputy Prime Minister Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega said following Friday's cabinet meeting the measure would be presented to parliament in November for likely final adoption in December, when payments would start being m...

Spain Withdraws Contaminated Chinese Toothpaste

The European Commission has confirmed that Spanish authorities are withdrawing two brands of toothpaste of Chinese origin from the Spanish market because of a risk to public health. ......The two Chinese brands are Spearmint and Trileaf Spearmint. Spanish laboratory tests have detected the presence of DEG (diethylene glycol) - a substance used in antifreeze and as a solvent - in them, reported...

Australian Injured as Spain Begins Annual Bullrunning Festival

An Australian suffered injuries to a thigh and three other people were slightly hurt Saturday as thousands of Spaniards and tourists celebrated the start of the nine-day San Fermin bullrun. ......The festival involves copious amounts of dancing, alcohol and the "encierro", when bulls are released onto the streets and hundreds of people are chased along an 825-metre (yard) course leading to the...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

Fireworks kicked off Spain's annual San Fermin running of the bulls festival on Friday, with more than a million people expected, including those who will take their chances in the bull run . ......The nine-day festival includes concerts and balls -- not to mention copious amounts of drinking -- in Pamplona in northeastern Spain. ......But it is known to many worldwide for the "encierro", when...

Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls

Hundreds of animal rights activists took part in a "Running of the Nudes" Thursday to protest the traditional running of the bulls ceremony in the Spanish town of Pamplona . ......The demonstrators ran stripped to their underwear and sporting plastic horns, as well as the traditional red bandana worn by those who take part in the famous Spanish event. ......The running of the bulls involves the...
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