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E Merck introduces Livogen Z with zinc sulphate

...ded zinc sulphate to Livogen Z as they felt it was unethical to sell otherwise....

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

...ned to inform drug makers about what is considered unethical behavior. // At issue are the myriad freebies, ranging from pens and notepads to free dinners and trips, that some drug makers shower on doctors. Ethicists say the gifts could encourage doctors to prescribe medications that may not be in patients'...

Risk of dementia reduced hypertension drugs

... effect of reducing stroke risk; it was considered unethical to keep people on placebo. People are often told that they should keep on with blood pressure medication to cut their risk of having a heart attack. This new study emphasizes another potential benefit - keeping dementia at stand....

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...tended effect of making us ravenous. "It's almost unethical to tell people to eat a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet with no regard to glycemic index," says Janette Brand-Miller of the University of Sydney, one of the field's pioneers. Controversy weighs on subject The idea has already entered the scientifi...

Justifying the use of letrozole for inducing ovulation

... prescribing the drug Letrozole for infertility is unethical and illegal. Another argument is that, since the drug is used for a short duration of 5 days its effect is short acting and the side effects would be minimum or practically nil. It is also said that since the drug is administered before ovulation and...

American scientists alter gene makeup of babies

...e, which led to their birth, has been condemned as unethical by some British scientists, who said it amounted to human cloning. Genes from the eggs of donor women were added to the eggs of infertile women in an attempt to cure their fertility problems and up to 30 of the children were born as an uninten...

World’s First Nerve Stem Cells Produced

...e to ten year range." However, critics say it is unethical to use human embryos in scientific research. Previous attempts at creating the nerve cells have produced contaminated samples that have not been scientifically useful. Robert Meadowcroft, of the Parkinson's disease Society, welcomed the news: "The ...

The Sale Of Expired Drugs In A Hospital In Chandigarh

...ght // by a news team, which exposed and captured unethical conduct on camera. As soon as the accusation was made those involved first went into denial mode immediately after being caught. But with evidence staring them in the face they soon realized that the team was there without permission and tried to s...

Vegan(ism) not so 'in' and healthy for children

...lactating women, I would go as far as to say it is unethical to withhold these foods [animal source foods] during that period of life.' Her findings are based on the research she carried out among 544 African schoolchildren. The outcome was that as little as two spoonfuls of meat each day is enough to provide...

Herbal Medicines with Animal, Human Body Parts! - Swami Ramdev Accused

...ollowers,” said Karat. Apart from manufacture of unethical ayurvedic and herbal medicines, there has been a breach of the labour laws as well in Ramdev’s pharmacy....

Kiwi veterinarians angry Over Doctor's Advice

... be charged over the death, Dr Boswell said. "It's unethical for a doctor to knowingly and intentionally take someone's life." ...

Drug Makers Banned From Providing Gifts To Doctors

...xpensive medication. In an attempt to prevent such unethical exchanges, certain formulations have been adopted in the July 2002 guideline. According to the guideline, the maximum permissible valve of the gift should not exceed $100 and should be relevant to the clinical practice of the physician. A recent st...

Should Sale Of Organ Be Legalized?

...w selling body parts is illegal and is accepted as unethical by the medical field but statistics show that the voluntary sale of purchased donor kidneys now accounts for thousands of black market transplants. The price for a kidney is about £23,000 and the doctors asked that an agency be set up to regulate t...

British fertility clinics have low success rates

...al of the other. This procedure is considered as unethical by many doctors. Karl Nygren, a professor of gynaecology in Stockholm, who compiled the ESHRE statistics, said that is a sad day for the mother as it is the birthday of one child and the death day of the other. The low rate is mainly due to the fact...

PM Launches Healthcare Foundation For India

...ng,' he said. 'We are all familiar with reports of unethical practices, including commissions given in return for referral and diagnostic work. We must have appropriate measures to tackle this.' At a meeting that was graced by presence of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, Mr Singh said that there were many areas in ...

Circumcision Studies to Continue Says Health Panel

...ffect was so beneficial, believed that it would be unethical to continue the experiment and withhold the findings. French researcher Bertran Auvert and colleagues in Johannesburg and France conducted the South African study. 3,274 men participated as subjects for the study. Its results were published in Janu...

Nurses Face Unemployment

...d not be in this dire situation. It is immoral and unethical to have allowed these students to devote three years of their time, energy and dedication to become nurses, only to find there is no job at the end of it. The current shortage of jobs is being fuelled by financial deficits in the NHS, and student nur...

Church Supports HIV Test Before Marriage

... counselling support, while it rejects any form of unethical testing practices that offend the dignity of the concerned individuals,' a statement issued by Council for Social Justice and Peace, Archidiocese of Goa and Daman said. The state government is planning to make HIV test mandatory before marriage by p...

Goa Christian Council Opposes Mandatory HIV Test

... counselling support, while it rejects any form of unethical testing practices that offend the dignity of the concerned individuals," said a statement issued by the Council here today. In view of the proposed legislation, the Church in Goa consulted several individuals working with different organisations as ...

Court Fines Newspaper for Revealing AIDS Orphan's Identity

...rphaned by AIDS for revealing her identity and for unethical reporting.// Beijing Chaoyang District Court ordered the local China Times to pay the 19-year-old woman 20,000 yuan (2,500 US dollars) and issue an apology on its front page for a report published last December. The report carried three photos of ...

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