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Novel Treatment Beneficial for Colon and Liver Cancer

...fer of DNA in Cancer Cells of the Colon, which was subsidized by the Basque Government. In order to carry out the study, this scientist of the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology used genetic therapy with non-viral vectors for transferring genetic material to the cancerous cells. With this tech...

Brazil Slashes the Price of Contraceptives to Stop Illegal Abortions

..."people's pharmacies," where the government offers subsidized medicines. The new programme comes amid a controversy between the Catholic Church and Lula's government over abortion. During his recent visit to Brazil, Pope Benedict XVI attacked the suggestion of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his hea...

Health Insurance For Almost Everyone In Massachusetts

...lth insurance, either through private companies or subsidized state plans. Says Leslie Kirwan, chairwoman of the board of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, which will be supervising the healthcare law: “Our vote . . . sets the stage for covering virtually everyone with insurance, that ...

US Confronted by a Major Healthcare Crisis, Say Critics

...remarks caustically. The government does provide subsidized healthcare for the elderly and some of the poor and disabled. But the procedures involved are quite complicated. Talking about the problems in negotiating one's way through the maze of the government-assisted Medicaid, a woman broke out bitterly: W...

New Zealand’s Pharmac Subsidies Two More HIV Drug

... sufferers' lives. The two new medicines, to be subsidized from April 1, 2007 are Tenofovir (Viread) and emtricitabine (Emtriva), Pharmac announced. According to Pharmac’s medical director Dr Peter Moodie the investment would cost about $1.5 million over five years, and up to 159 HIV patients would be eli...

More US Children to Be Covered by Health Insurance

...es. In this context, the state plans to expand its subsidized health insurance program for low-income working adults. In addition, under the plan, health insurance would be transferable, nonemergency care would be diverted to local clinics and more focus would be placed on technology. According to the g...

Need for Cost-effective Hearing Implants

...cted 150 such implants, including 110 children, at subsidized cost." "The device from the Australian company Cochlear is the most advanced and reliable product and occupies nearly 85 percent of the Indian market. Though its cost is a little high, yet it is cheaper than in other countries," said A.K. Lahiri, ...

Pharmac to Phase Out Aropax, Well-known Antidepressant

...n their current medication, it should remain fully subsidized for those persons. They clearly have not accepted that as a standard. We will still be pursuing that because that's the major issue for us. If patients have been doing well on their current medication, they deserve to still have access to it.” Phar...

Rail Travel Concession to Disabled Persons

...ngers. The fares for Garib Rath trains are already subsidized and no concessions have been granted in these trains. This information was given by Shri R.Velu, Minister of State for Railways in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today. Source-PIB...

School Vaccination Program to Include Cancer Drug Gardasil

... expensive, yet effective vaccine to the public at subsidized rates .The projected cost of the program is about $436 million, said Prime minister John Howard. The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) to the Australian government had sparked of a controversy this month since it publicly stated that ...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Gardasil Included In Subsidized CDC program

... for Children program. The program is government subsidized and covers uninsured or poor schoolchildren upto age 18 . The vaccine which was approved in June , will be given to young girls before they become sexually active. Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women . Gardasil prevents it by ...

New Zealand Says no to Herceptin Funding for Early Breast Cancer

...a 12 month treatment of early breast cancer. It is subsidized only for late stage Her2 breast cancer. Among the criticizers is Roche, which is outraged that New Zealand is the only developed nation that has declined funding. The Australian government's recent decision to subsidize the drug should have influence...

Bush Administration Proposes End of Funding of Anti-AIDS Program in Swaziland

...nistration towards the anti HIV program through // subsidized circumcisions to men in Swaziland. According to the U.S. Agency for International Development it had only recently learned of the program and that it violated government policy supporting study of circumcision but not services offering the procedure...

Imperative to Extend Reach of Federal Health Insurance Schemes for children

...ming. Mark McClellan, in charge of the federally subsidized health insurance programs at the Medicare and Medicaid outfits, has reiterated that the US administration can do a lot more to step up the services and increase the reach of these insurance programmes....

Agricultural Subsidies Responsible For Obesity, Says Expert

...n Sydney, Australia. The increased availability of subsidized sugar and fat-based products from the United States and Europe means that the fat rates in nations. In China the obesity rates have hit the peak due to imports of cheap meat products, and soy and palm-based oils. "The health profile of China is be...

Diabetics to get Relief from Cheaper Drugs

...ing injectable insulins Levemir and Lantus will be subsidized from October 1, at a cost of $145 million over the...drugs have several medical advantages over current subsidized treatments. Daily injections are needed by all type-one diabetics and some type-two diabetics to ...

Herceptin Subsidized By Australian Government

...its Scheme//. This means that the drug will now be subsidized throughout Australia. Australia's Health Minister Tony Abbott confirmed that around 2,000 Australian women would be eligible to start using the drug annually. This move to provide subsidy will cost the government about A$470 million ($356 million) ...

Negligence in Osteoporosis treatment

...ear 2051. For proper diagnosis of the disease, a subsidized bone mineral density test is available widely. But only 35% of the patients were found to have had the test and only 37% were on some sort of treatment (usually calcium tablets) after being discharged. This was found by the questionnaire study that...

Drug for Cancer to be on Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

...g would be available to around 2100 patients for a subsidized price rather than the current cost....

Phamac to the Rescue of Diabetics

...as decided to give Insulin Glargine or Lantus at a subsidized rate from July 1. Murray Dear who is the president for the Diabetes New Zealand said that they have worked for obtaining funding to reduce the incidence of diabetes. He also said that the insulin would not be provided for all the patients who we...

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