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Glenmark Brings to the Notice of the Authorities Irregularities of the Clinical Investigator at its Jamnagar Site in Gujarat

MUMBAI, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A Police Complaint has Been Lodged by Hospital Authorities Citing Fraudulent Activity by the Clinical Investigator Dr. A Bhattacharya Working at the GG Hospital and the MP Shah Medical College - Glenmark Not Only Acts as the Whistle-Blo...

Waters Offers U.S. Water Authorities Complimentary Drinking Water Testing for the Presence of Pharmaceuticals

Baseline Understanding of Exposure Allows for Long-term Monitoring and Development of Solutions MILFORD, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Responding to recent reports regarding findings of trace levels of pharmaceuticals found in U.S. drinking water supplies, W...

Movement Against Cancer, a Cancer Patient Advocacy Group in Russia, Launches an Effort to Inform Russian Authorities and the Public About Inadequate Access of Innovative and Effective Cancer Treatments for Cancer Patients in Russia

- Advocacy Group Urges Russian President Vladimir Putin to Adopt a National Plan Against Cancer - MOSCOW, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Movement Against Cancer, a cancer patient advocacy group in Russia, today launched an effort to inform Russian authorities and the public a...

Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people

Diverse local authority policies and practices throughout the UK are making big differences to the uptake and operation of direct payments a system for supporting people who are receiving community care by enabling them to purchase their own care. New research from the Economic and Social Researc...

Drive for good quality medicines, foods reinforced by USP agreements with Chinese drug authorities

Rockville, Md., June 19, 2009 As part of its efforts to improve the quality of medicines and food ingredients worldwide, the U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention this week reached three new cooperative agreements with Chinese drug control authorities. Because Chinese manufacturers supply so much o...

Statement of concern on detention of Drs. Kamiar and Arash Alaei by Iranian authorities

Boston, MA -- Barry R. Bloom, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, today expressed "deep concern regarding the detention by Iranian authorities of Dr. Kamiar Alaei, a 2007 Masters of Science graduate of our School, and of his brother, Dr. Arash Alaei. The brothers are Iranian physicians wo...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

Dean Carroll, 25, of Coalgate, 60km west of Christchurch, died of blood poisoning a day after being discharged from Christchurch Hospital's emergency department . An independent report into his death was publicly released on Monday at an emotionally charged press conference attended by his...

Czech Authorities Kill 70,000 Birds at H5N1 Farms

Around 70,000 birds have been killed at two Czech poultry farms where the H5N1 strain of bird flu, which is potentially fatal to humans, was confirmed this week, veterinary authorities said Friday . Czech authorities have also decided to kill a further 70,000 birds, mostly chickens and turk...

Jail Authorities Warning Makes Paris Start Eating Prison Food

Prison authorities warned Paris Hilton to be prepared for an intravenous drip if she continued to refuse prison food, as the hotel heiress health began to worry them . As soon as the socialite was transferred back to the LA prison after correctional treatment for her medical condition, the ...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

Millions of tax dollars are being spent to demolish vacant houses and buildings and open up green space in Youngstown in northeast Ohio . The hope is the tough, blue-collar environment of the gritty city could be redefined that way parks may grow, crime may drop and property values may rise. ...

Health Authorities Fear West Nile Season Again in US

Health authorities in the US are worried about yet another bout of West Nile, a potentially fatal, mosquito-spread infection. Rudy Bueno, the Chief of Mosquito Control of the Harris county has said that the situation may worsen if people don't follow the precautionary measures. There is stil...

Pakistan: Authorities Plays Down Bird Flu Risk

Pakistani authorities on Thursday expressed confidence in their efforts to reduce the risks of further outbreaks of the deadly// H5N1 strain of bird flu, after two separate incidents at poultry farms in the north. "The season is yet not over [for bird flu], but we have sufficient monitoring ...

Calgary Health Authorities Apologize to Woman over Miscarriage

The Calgary Health Region has apologized to a woman who had a miscarriage in a packed emergency room and was denied a private place to go through the process.// On Tuesday Health region CEO Jack Davis said, "On behalf of the region, we are sorry that this situation occurred and we empathize with...

Couple Try To Hoodwink Authorities By Remarrying

A married couple who tried to hoodwink authorities by tying the knot in a mass marriage function in order to collect Rs 5000/- as a reward have been hauled away to jail//. Akil and Sitara from Vidisha district were married 15 years ago and have three children. But they decided to "remarr...

Meth Addiction On The Rise, US Health Authorities Concerned

Methamphetamine addiction has reached alarming proportions, with the number of global users outnumbering other users of other stimulant drugs such as heroin or cocaine//. Health authorities from the U.S have warned that if appropriate steps are not taken to change the trend, it could lead to a glob...

Health Authorities Take Step to Control MRSA Infection

The National Public Health Service for Wales published, figures for rates of serious bloodstream infections caused by bugs, including MRSA. This step is taken to assure// the public that all measures are carefully taken by the health officials to protect the public. John Wardell, 76, a former thea...

Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled

In a strange robbery in Vancouver at the virology lab of the St. Paul's Hospital, 19 samples of HIV positive blood were taken from the locked freezer//. The vials were also labelled with the name and other confidential medical information of the persons the blood had been taken from. The poli...

Health Authorities Claim Some Relief likely from Post floods diseases in Mumbai

Mumbai, Aug 15.The health authorities and the state administration of Maharastra who have been under severe criticism for their inadequate handling of the Mumbai floods are now under defensive and are controlling the damage already done to their image//. The health authorities have reported fe...

British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs

Lipitor accounts for worldwide sales of more than $10 billion. The drug is prescribed to patients diagnosed as having an increased risk of cardiovascular// disease and diabetes and those with angina and high blood pressure. Recently while conducting raids at some wholesale locations British auth...

Medical Marijuana Not Legal, Say Authorities

This raid is one that has left its victims stoned. Federal agents of Los Angeles’ Drug Enforcement Administration raided eleven //medical marijuana producing establishments Wednesday. The raids are the biggest raids to ever be reported in the county, with agents seizing more than 5000 pounds of...

Fresh Scare of Contamination in Pork Prompts 'Prompt' Recall by Authorities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have brought to the notice of the general public //that a consignment of pork products that were manufactured on September 13,18,19,2006 and marketed to retail and wholesale establishments in the state of Ohio , ...

Roche Calls For Re-Examination Of Tarceva Data By EU Authorities

Roche Holding AG announced today that it has asked EU health authorities to re-examine data related to approving the pancreatic cancer treatment Tarceva.// The European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) had recently rejected the Tarceva application. "People with pancreatic...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Chile Flu Vaccine Tender

...ly, to keep our followers and shareholders advised of our daily and ongoing business activities. Secondly certain Mellow Hope filings with the Chilean authorities in regards to the tender process will be made public shortly. Although available in Spanish only, the Company felt that shareholders should be advised...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

...treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a sig...treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a sig...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

...trusting their kids to." Grijalva recommends parents contact foreign police authorities to report abuse and then contact local, state and federal agencies to repor...gh School DECA club, and he discovered and reported a bomb threat to school authorities and was recognized for his actions. Ty will be remembered for his big smile...

Cardiome Announces Management Transition

...rs as described in detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission available at www.sec.gov and the Canadian securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com . Given these risks and uncertainties, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements and informat...

Leading Boston Dermatologist Performs Live Artefill Patient Demonstration at American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting

...cians train others around the world in the novel techniques they pioneered. SkinCare Physicians was created as a medical practice to allow these world authorities in dermatology and cosmetic and laser surgery to be involved directly in the care of patients. Whether you are seeking a Boston dermatologist, cosmeti...

First Midwest Healthcare Business Intelligence (BI) Summit October 27 in Minneapolis; International Panel to Discuss New Regulations, Recession, & BI Best Practices

...rs Health informatics professionals Group Medical Practice Administrators and IT Directors Relevant regional and national healthcare public authorities and policymakers Healthcare IT software and hardware development companies Group Practice Administrators Medical Records Managers Medi...

Pew Statement on House Passage of Food Safety Legislation

...safety of imported foods and will also ensure that companies and the FDA can trace the source of food contamination and recall tainted food, so health authorities can quickly and efficiently respond to outbreaks. "We thank the leaders of this effort including Reps. Henry Waxman, John Dingell, Frank Pall...

GMA Applauds U.S. House for Passage of Landmark Food Safety Bill

...en our nation's food safety net by placing prevention as the cornerstone of our nation's food safety strategy and providing FDA with the resources and authorities it needs to adequately fulfill its food safety mission. Combined with increased industry resources and vigilance, this legislation represents a once ...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...cts and product candidates; the content and timing of decisions by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the European Commission and other regulatory authorities concerning each of the described products and product candidates; the market for each of these products and particularly Aldurazyme, Naglazyme and Kuv...

Gen-Probe Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009

...at products, including the investigational PROGENSA PCA3 assay for which we expect to begin clinical trials shortly, may not be approved by regulatory authorities or commercially available in the time frame we anticipate, or at all, (vi) the risk that we may not be able to compete effectively, (vii) the risk tha...

Study Shows Divorced, Widowed Adults Have Increased Health Risks

...lthier." *R Doll. One for the heart. British Medical Journal 315 (1997): 1664-1668 About Genie James As one of the nation's leading authorities on women's health, integrative medicine and relationship-centered models of care, Genie James has built a strong following and an established track re...

New ACTICOAT(TM) Silver Coated Anti-microbial Barrier Dressing Receives 510(k) Clearance from the US FDA

...n Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2009, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on EDGAR at www.sec.gov and with securities authorities in Canada on SEDAR at www.sedar.com . All forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement and NUCRY...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...arketed products. There can be no assurance that we will conduct additional CMV studies in the future. The FDA or other regulatory authorities may prohibit any future studies with maribavir or alternatively may require additional or unanticipated studies or clinical trial outcomes before gran...

FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

... dental devices pose no great risk to most people; consumer organization aghast at ruling TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health authorities on Tuesday placed tighter safety controls on the use of mercury dental fillings. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will now categorize the fil...

Cardiome Achieves Milestone From Collaboration With Merck Co., Inc.

...rs as described in detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission available at www.sec.gov and the Canadian securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com . Given these risks and uncertainties, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements and informat...

QLT Announces Second Quarter Results for 2009

...econd quarter of 2008. Eligard royalty revenue included a one-time benefit of $2.2 million for favorable resolution in pricing discussions with health authorities in one Eligard territory related to prior years. Excluding this non-recurring adjustment, royalty revenue for the quarter was $10.5 million, or 15.5% ...

Department of Aging Urges Citizens to Report Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

...h can take many forms," said Hall. "I urge citizens to check on older relatives and neighbors, be educated about the warning signs of abuse and notify authorities when they suspect that someone is being harmed. Reports can be made confidentially and without fear of reprisal." Abuse can range from physica...

Wyeth Reports Earnings Results for the 2009 Second Quarter and First Half and Raises Full Year 2009 Guidance

...to both the timing and success of regulatory submissions and review and decisions by regulatory authorities, including the possibility that regulatory authorities will not agree with our assessments of clinical data or the sufficiency of regulatory submissions, will require additional clinical trials or other da...
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