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Fake Drug Factory Busted in Orissa

A spurious medicine manufacturing unit was busted in Orissa's...supplied medicines had already been sealed. The spurious medicines manufactured by Agarwal included paracetamol, the common anti-fever and pain-relieving dru...

National Commission for Women to Investigate Unearthing of Female Fetuses in Pataudi

...gree. In 1994, he had been fined for possession of spurious drugs. It was alleged that the fetuses had been aborted after conducting sex determination tests which is banned under the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act. Incidentally, Haryana has one of the poorest sex ratio in the country....

IIT Delhi Scientist Finds Climate Models Consistent With Ocean Warming Observations

... as a cooling. Obviously, models can't account for spurious variability caused by instrument changes," said Rao. The study appears in the June 18 online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)....

First-borns Have Higher IQs Than Their Younger Siblings

...founds in this type of study, and so the theory of spurious associations has effectively been refuted in one fell swoop," Nature.com quoted Frank Sulloway, an expert on birth order and intelligence from the University of California, Berkeley, as saying. Sulloway noted that there are several theories that mi...

Biotechnology Will Dominate The 21st Century

...s to pass through learning phase. Sale of illegal/ spurious seeds insect resistant management, compliance of conditions etc. are various issues that will be taken care of by the Ministry. This Ministry is the Nodal Ministry for implementation of Cartagena Protocol on Bio-Safety. This is an International Agr...

Quack of Gurgaon Confesses of Aborting 250 Female Fetuses

.... "In 1994, he had been fined for possession of spurious drugs. Now a case has been registered against him under provisions of the Indian Penal Code, including cheating, and the Medical Council Act," Dhawan said. The clinic has been sealed....

WHO On Measures To Combat Spurious Medicines

...r-general for health technology, told that sale of spurious drugs in some of the poorer nations account for more than 25% of the total drug sales. He said that this issue needs the intervention of experts to chalk out a strategy that is specific for a particular nation. Some of the measures discussed in the c...

South-East Asia Flooded With Spurious Drugs

...ies do not have a stringent drug regulation. These spurious drugs apart from increasing mortality rate are res...arters for this trade. The distribution network of spurious drugs trade is similar to heroin network from China to Hong Kong via Thailand. JYT...

Bhopal Gas Victims Get Spurious Drugs, Say Activists

...red in Indore which is notorious for manufacturing spurious drugs," they said. The activists alleged that despite the Supreme Court directives to send random samples of medicines for test at reputed laboratories, the state government has not taken any step in this regard. Source-IANS...

Russians face the death trap laid by alcoholism

... deaths are often caused because of consumption of spurious liquor. Its shocking to note that a bottle of il...as encouraged illicit vendors to discreetly market spurious vodka to satiate the craving of an alcohol besotted population who just cannot give up an age old ha...

WHO takes initiative to fight corruption tainted medicine production-supply chain

...levels, and because of supply and distribution of spurious and sub standard medicines. WHO is now in the process of creating new legislation that will encourage people to act ethically. Poor countries will be the first to benefit from the WHO’s ‘clean ship’ efforts since they are the most vulnerable ones w...

Spurious Drugs Seized In Allahabad

Police today, had seized a large quantity of spurious drugs and arrested one person in this connection f... raided a drug store in Leader Road and seized the spurious medicines. The owner of the store was arrested, officials said. The store owner confessed that the ...

Import of Paan from India and Indonesia is on rise in Pakistan

...houses of importers and wholesalers. There is also spurious production in several chemical factories in the city. "So far, no action has been taken against them because these manufacturers represent business interests and are powerful enough to resist such moves," the newspaper said. A sample study by Kar...

PIL Raises The Issue Of Spurious Drugs

...in the Bombay High Court today raised the issue of spurious drugs, demanding that state government be directed...j Mehta, who lost his son due to administration of spurious injection of the drug `Imipenam' at KEM hospital in Pune in March 2002. Mehta had taken his two son...

Spurious Drugs is a Leading Cause of Casualties Among Drug Users

..., a more potent menace is the increasing supply of spurious drugs //that is leading to a higher casualty rate ... Police. 'The cost of synthetic heroin and other spurious drugs is much less than the 'pure drugs'. That has resulted in a phenomenal growth of spurious drugs...

Investigators Find Poisonous Chemicals In Four More Drugs In China

...ihar, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. The spurious medicines have led to four deaths. The provincial Food and Drug Administration have announced that diethylene glycol, which was earlier found in "Armillarisini A injection" that had killed at least five people, was also found in another four drugs....

Gene Variants Linked to Early Heart Attack Discovered

... the study used a small sample set. In addition, a spurious disease association could be found due to chance alone if a large number of SNPs are not tested." The size of this study and the identification of VAMP8, coupled with other prospective studies of the general population underway at Celera, are prov...

Spurious Liquor Claims 13 Lives In Orissa

...the deaths and illnesses might have been caused by spurious liquor," he said. The official said the affected...not clear whether the affected people had consumed spurious liquor from one outlet or several outlets. The villagers were also known to manufacture liquor il...

Researchers Question The Effectiveness Of Homeopathic Remedies

...to conventional care—and patients’ welfare—than do spurious arguments of putative benefits from absurd dilutions . . . Now doctors need to be bold and honest with their patients about homeopathy’s lack of benefit, and with themselves about the failings of modern medicine to address patients’ needs for persona...

British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs

... wholesale locations British authorities unearthed spurious packets of Pfizer's blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor . Officials are also contacting 20,000 pharmacy (retailers and wholesalers) in the country and is recalling all that remains of a 120,000-packet batch 004405K1. Each packet containing 28 x 20mg...

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