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PRA International Announces New Office Opening in Mumbai

RALEIGH, N.C., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To accommodate rapid growth and further enhance PRA's ability to deliver clinical service excellence, PRA has moved its Mumbai, India office to a larger, more centrally located facility. By more than tripling the size of the former space, the new locatio...

Kolkata, Mumbai to Face Maximum Brunt of Climate Change

Mumbai and Kolkata will be the worst sufferer among Indian cities with flash rains, floods and fall in water tables as well as water conservation //potential, says an international report on climate change. According to the fourth assessment report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Cha...

Sex Workers Meet in Mumbai to Discuss About AIDS

Giving a fillip to the fight against AIDS, about 10,000 commercial sex workers from Mumbai and Pune will meet here Wednesday to relate their experiences// and highlight their contribution to spreading awareness about the disease. The gathering at the Bandra-Kurla Complex in suburban Mumbai, e...

A slum in Mumbai – breeding ground for disease

The Baiganwadi slum at Govandi is becoming a source of fright to the Maharashtra state and civic health departments//. Two confirmed polio cases have been reported in 2 weeks from this area. The water source and drains in this area are contaminated with dengue transmitting Aedes aegypti mosquitoes ...

10% of the people in Mumbai are pre-diabetic

For every diabetic person in Mumbai, there is one with pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes is the precursor stage in the disease with sugar levels higher than normal//. "There is one diabetic person for every 10 Mumbaikars, which is also the incidence for pre-diabetes," says leading diabetologist Shas...

Children In Slums Of Mumbai Might be Suffering From Malnutrition

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Health Committee had on Monday and Tuesday organized a medical team and conducted health camps// Chamunda Nagar and Shyam Nagar areas of Bhandup where cases of malnutrition have been reported. Their report has concluded that the children were healthy. ...

Drugs Part of Mumbai High Life

The spotlight is back on drugs and high life in Mumbai with both Rahul Mahajan, now being treated in a Delhi hospital, and Sahil Zarru, who is suspected to have supplied// him drugs, being known faces in the party circuit here. "Cocaine, ecstasy, acid and heroin, commonly known as lifestyle dr...

Health Services Came To A Halt As Mumbai Doctors Strike Continues

Healthcare services in Mumbai were crippled as the striking doctors were determined to intensify their strike thereby leaving the patients high and dry. All the government hospitals in Mumbai suffered due to absence of medical staffs. // Over 2,500 doctors from 15 government-managed hospitals...

Patients Left Helpless As Mumbai Doctors Strike Continues

Patients were made to suffer, as doctors belonging to the government hospitals in Mumbai didn’t turn up to work for the fourth consecutive day. // The strike called on, by around 2,500 doctors, denied the patients of any healthcare services thereby adding their woes. The situation is likely t...

233 Dead in Mumbai and Thane due to Water Borne Diseases

Mumbai, August 15, 2005. The death toll seems to be on constant rise, though the floodwaters seem to be receding in Mumbai and Thane. There were 91 more deaths in the Mumbai and Thane district and now the death toll stands at 233// from leptospirosis and other water-borne diseases according to t...

Epidemic Fear In Mumbai Mounting Post-Floods

The death toll in Mumbai following the water borne diseases crossed 55 even as the government played down fears of an epidemic. Most of the 55 dead were from the densely populated city suburbs that were worst affected by // last month's floods. Over 1,000 patients had been admitted to various ...

Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed

Leptospirosis, the one of the feared form of epidemic fevers, is spread by a virulent bacteria in the urine of rats and dogs. "We have 12 deaths (in the past fortnight) from leptospirosis as of Thursday evening and 45 confirmed cases in city hospitals, " Maharashtra state Health Minister Digvija...

Integrated Trauma Care Facility in Mumbai

At least 100 hospitals in Mumbai will soon start an integrated trauma care facility to provide round the clock ambulance service and trauma care //to patients on way to a hospital from an accident site. Facilitated by the powerful American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the e...

Public Transport Causing Backaches in Delhi, Mumbai

Over half the population in New Delhi and in Mumbai suffers from backache, caused mainly by the poor public transport system, says a new study. // Carried out by Health India, a New Delhi-based non-profit group, the study found that over 40 percent of people in New Delhi and 77 percent in Mumb...

Monsoon Related Diseases On The Rise In Mumbai

Reports from the civic hospitals on Friday have indicated that eight more deaths from suspected leptospirosis, dengue, malaria, fever and other rain-related ailments,// taking the death toll in the last 48 hours to 21. Health officials have claimed that additional precautions have been taken ...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

The receeding flood waters are causing a major health calamity in Mumbai with another 14 deaths were reported from Mumbai taking the toll in this worst affected commercial capital to 142, and 4 were from other parts of Maharashtra. // The Health authorities however are maintaining a brave and def...

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...

Innovative Prostate Cancer Treatment Known as Sonablate(R) HIFU Now Available at Third Site in India

...on the front lines of treating patients with prostate cancer in India. I look forward to bringing more centers on-line in the near future, with one in mumbai being next on the schedule," Gonzalez continued. India High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Devices Private Limited is affiliated with US HIFU a...

Be a Part of the 1st World MS Day - May 27, 2009

...urg , "Roll for MS" cycling and motorcycling events will be held. In Ireland , eight people will climb six mountains in 72 hours. In mumbai and Delhi , India , human chains will be formed. In Norway , a research conference will occur. In Greece and Cyprus , c...

New G1G Student Medical Insurance and Student Fee Protection Now on StuFund Web Site

...to tuition at a time when families are most concerned about protecting their financial commitments. G1G recently made news for its work during the mumbai terrorist attacks, airlifting one of its customers to safety during the attacks. "I would never, ever travel without proper medical insurance and...

Moet & Chandon Releases Grand Vintage 1929 Magnum Commemorating First-Ever Academy Awards(R) To Benefit Motion Picture & Television Fund

...d initiatives in emerging and new markets such as Russia, China, India and the United Arab Emirates, with successful sales and exhibitions in Beijing, mumbai and Dubai. Visit Christie's Web site at www.christies.com About the 81st Academy Awards Academy Awards for outstanding film achievemen...

Physicians Agree Moderate Weight Loss Will Help Patients Manage Their Type 2 Diabetes

...el and leisure, media and the public sector. The Futures Company is part of the Kantar Group of WPP with offices in London, Chapel Hill, NC, New York, mumbai and Delhi and an established intelligence network spanning 28 countries. More information is available at: www.thefuturescompany.com . Lisa...

AmeriCares Investing in Disaster Preparedness in India

...s and identify gaps in their disaster management systems in order to improve planning, coordination and communication. "The recent attacks in mumbai serve as a tragic reminder of why we need to invest further in disaster preparedness work," said Elizabeth Furst Frank, senior vice president of globa...

India terrorism by the numbers

...y a specific facility), and 25.5% were assassinations. The recent events in mumbai would be classified as a series of coordinated facility attacks. Detail...dents Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), known to have undertaken attacks in mumbai in recent years. Information on the origins, history, and activities of...

USHIFU Announces First Sonablate(R) HIFU Device in India for Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Treatment

...vent held on December 3, 2008 at the Taj Krishna by the Chief Minister Dr. Y.S. Rajashekar Reddy. Additionally, Dr. Madhav Kamat of Jaslok Hospital in mumbai and Dr. A. Ranganadha Rao, past president of the Urological Society of India will be guests of honor at the inauguration. Dr D. Ramanaidu, film produ...

McCann Healthcare Worldwide Agencies Again Win Most Awards at RX Club Show 2008

...Creative Directors (copy); Sanjay Kudale, Art Director; V. Padmanabhan, Copywriter; and Ramesh Mangaonkar, Photographer. McCann Healthcare Worldwide, mumbai also won a Silver for Family Health Clinic in the Direct mail category for its "Lose weight-Blue" campaign. Plus it won 5 Awards of Excellence for cli...

Three Out of Four San Diegans With Type 2 Diabetes Mistakenly View Weight Loss as Solely a Matter of Willpower

...el and leisure, media and the public sector. The Futures Company is part of the Kantar Group of WPP with offices in London, Chapel Hill, NC, New York, mumbai and Delhi and an established intelligence network spanning 28 countries. More information is available at: http://www.thefuturescompany.com . ...

AmeriCares Launches India Operations

...er prone states in India, AmeriCares is replicating in India its already successful global medical assistance and emergency response programs. Our new mumbai office is strategically located to deliver this promise." "AmeriCares is building upon a long and successful history in the country. This enables us...

Top Indian Cancer Hospital to Introduce Advanced Radiosurgery Treatments With Novalis Tx from Varian Medical Systems and BrainLAB

... program of advanced whole-body radiosurgery with the acquisition of a Varian/BrainLAB Novalis Tx(TM) radiosurgery platform. Tata Memorial Hospital in mumbai is currently constructing a new facility to house the new device and plans to begin treatments in March next year. The hospital, which currently del...

Lupin Enters into a Marketing Alliance with Forest Laboratories, Inc. for AeroChamber Plus(R) Brand in the US - Extends its Franchise with Pediatricians

...ranchise with pediatricians. About Lupin Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of mumbai based Lupin Limited, a leading Indian Pharmaceutical company. Lupin Limited develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of quality, affordable gen...

CMP is Back This Year with Loads of Innovative Ideas and Varieties of Food Ingredients

...8, a two-day International Exhibition and Conference on Food Ingredients in mumbai on October 3-4th, 2008. This is a part of the world-wide series of Fi Event...//www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080710/NYTH081 ) Fi India took place in mumbai in September 2006 for the first time and was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Uni...

Sun Pharma Responds to Taro's Purported Termination of Merger Agreement

... The full text of Sun Pharma's letter to Barrie Levitt, M.D., appears below: 17/B, Mahal Industrial Estate, Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri (East), mumbai 400 093 India Tel.: (91-22) 6645 5645 Fax.: (91-22) 6645 5685 May 29, 2008 Barrie Levitt, M.D. Chairman of the Board of Directors Taro Pharma...

Quintiles Central Laboratory in India Receives CAP Certification

...rtified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The central lab in mumbai began supporting clinical trials in the first quarter of 2007. The facility...or exceed regulatory requirements. In addition to laboratory testing, the mumbai lab provides project management and logistical support, study specific labo...

General Atlantic and Hellman & Friedman Purchase HLTH Corporation's Remaining Interest in Emdeon

...oximately $17 billion in capital and has more than 70 investment professionals based in Greenwich, New York, Palo Alto, London, Dusseldorf, Hong Kong, mumbai and Sao Paulo. For further information and a listing of GA's public and private portfolio companies see http://www.generalatlantic.com . About Hell...

From diabetes to roller coasters, student research recognized at UH contest

...otential for applications as memory devices, Chaudhury said. Chaudhury received his masters in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology in mumbai and his undergraduate degree in physics at Ramkrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belvr, Kolkata. I have always been interested in science, specificall...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Clinical Trial Services Capabilities with New Facility in India

... of industries, including pharmaceutical, petrochemical, and food and beverage. Thermo Fisher also has a state-of-the- art demonstration laboratory in mumbai that offers customers hands-on experience with its range of laboratory solutions. About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE...

Amneal Pharmaceuticals & Indoco Remedies Finalize Long Term Joint Venture Agreement to Develop and Market Generic Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals

... http://www.indoco.com Corporate Headquarters Indoco House, 166 CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz (East), mumbai - 400 098, India ...

National Geographic Channel, Ashley Judd and YouthAIDS Host World Premiere Screening of 'India's Hidden Plague'

...d why young women are increasingly at risk for infection. On this collaborative tour, the team visited brothels and slums in mumbai to truck stops in Jaipur to the affluent communities of Delhi. National Geographic Channel will host the world premiere scr...

'Cipla, Tell the Truth'; AIDS Healthcare Foundation Launches New Ad Campaign

... letter that will appear in several prominent Indian newspapers today. Headlined 'Cipla, Tell the Truth' this latest ad is scheduled to appear in the mumbai editions of The Indian Express and The Financial Express today and in the Delhi editions within a few days and follows a month-long public dialogue re...

Rohm and Haas Expands in India

...vironmentally advanced acrylic emulsions The company also is doubling the capacity of its 35,000 metric ton facility in Taloja, which is located near mumbai in the state of Maharashtra. The combined capacity of Taloja and Chennai (100, 000 to 110,000 metric tons per year) makes Rohm and Haas India's larges...
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