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India Main Source of Counterfeit Medicines Seized in Europe

India is the number one source of counterfeit medicines, seized in the European Union in 2006, according to EU statistics released in Brussels Thursday. About 31 percent of all fake medicines seized in the EU last year came from India, UAE (31 percent) and China (8). The three countries are...

Date Rape Drug Seized at Chennai Airport

Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 50 kg of Ketamine Hydrochloride and arrested two persons in this connection//. Technically it is a veterinary anesthetic, but is increasingly as a date rape drug. A press release from the DRI said following a tip off, two passen...

Fake medicines from India seized in Europe

Over half a million packets of fake medicines, most of them from India, were seized by European customs officials during 2005// , according to officials here. The fake medicines include Viagra, antibiotics, medicines to treat cancer and high cholesterol and condoms. A sample that was investig...

Delhi Police Seized 4,400 kg of Banned Drug Mandrax

Methaqualone, popularly known as Mandrax, is a "downer" used to get relief from mental stress and anxiety. Its long-term side effects, however, have led to the banning of the// drug in most countries. Methaqualone was introduced in the 1960s into the pharmaceutical market as non-addictive sle...

Spurious Drugs Seized In Allahabad

Police today, had seized a large quantity of spurious drugs and arrested one person in this connection for possession of drugs having fake labels of costly life-saving medicines//. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a drug store in Leader Road and seized the spurious medicines. The own...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

...ed to the court proved that prior to his apprehension, Pacheco cut off his ankle monitor in violation of the terms of his pre-trial release. Documents seized from Pacheco at the time of his apprehension contained multiple contacts in the Dominican Republic. According to evidence presented at court, Pacheco...

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reports Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010

... of an inventory reserve relating to the inventory seized by the FDA, as well as lower sales. Dan Mov...As previously disclosed, on June 25, 2009, the FDA seized drug products manufactured in our Michigan facilit...iously as possible." The total value of the seized inventory is $22.9 million. Of such inventory, we ...

OTC Market Is Not Largely Impacted by Recession; However, Prominent Growth Remains Only in Some Categories, According to Kline

...t 18% of sales to its sales to private-label competitors in the non-recession period, while private-label equivalents of Zyrtec launched in early 2008 seized one-forth of brand sales during 2009, a recession year. "There is clear evidence that private-label OTCs grow at significant rates during a r...

Texas Humane Legislation Network Calls for Puppy Mill Crackdown

..., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 500 emaciated, parasite-infested dogs were seized from a puppy mill operating near Bowie, Texas on July 7. The dogs, confined in filthy, overcrowded conditions, were seized just weeks after the commercial breeders' lobby defeated a bill in the Texa...

Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

... being performed, DC’s own Adrienne Lo was chosen as the winner. After hearing about the contest through EDOW’s website, Adrienne seized the opportunity to get LASIK surgery to correct a lifetime of nearsightedness and a resistance to wearing contact lenses (they made her eyes dry). And...
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Steps Toward Stopping Autoimmune Disease: International Consortium Identifies Genes Linked to Lupus

... SNPs linked to lupus. "SLEGEN's purpose is to do the genomics," Harley said. "The mechanism of the disease by which these genes cause lupus will be seized upon by scientists who are expert in those pathways to develop new strategies for prevention and therapy and reduce the burden of suffering this disea...

FDA Confirms Seizure of Eyelash Product Was Not Prompted by Reports of Adverse Effects

...njuries or adverse effects related to use of the eyelash product the agency seized last Friday. According to its November 16, 2007, news release, the FDA seized an eyelash product (not made by Athena Cosmetics) because the agency had co...
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ACS PressPac -- Sept. 17, 2008

...thout any prior sample preparation, the scientists say. MTS ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Nondestructive Direct Determination of Heroin in seized Illicit Street Drugs by Diffuse Reflectance near-Infrared Spectroscopy" DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac800781c CO...

Ivory poaching at critical levels: Elephants on path to extinction by 2020?

...nt nation to throw off law enforcement. For instance, 6.5 tons of ivory seized in Singapore in 2002 were shipped from Malawi, but DNA tracking showed the ...lly from an area centered on Zambia. Similarly, a 2006 shipment of 3.9 tons seized in Hong Kong had been sent from Cameroon, but DNA forensics showed it came ...

Tigers disappear from Himalayan refuge

...oaching site because all its parts are in high demand for illegal wildlife trade. In May, two tiger skins and nearly 70 pounds of tiger bones were seized from the border town of Dhangadi. Just last month, two separate raids recovered tiger bones being smuggled by local middlemen through the reserve. ...

Group led by Stanford physicist says there's an urgent need for nuclear detectives

...icion that the bomb makers had inside help. In their report, the scientists recommend that atomic sleuthing be applied also to radioactive materials seized by law enforcement agencies or border guards. Tracking the substances back to their source might prevent or deter attacks, they said. The authors note...

Steps toward Stopping Autoimmune Disease

...g SNPs linked to lupus. "SLEGEN's purpose is to do the genomics," Harley said. "The mechanism of the disease by which these genes cause lupus will be seized upon by scientists who are expert in those pathways to develop new strategies for prevention and therapy and reduce the burden of suffering this disea...

Princeton engineers develop low-cost recipe for patterning microchips

...elted plastic) to create patterns when they discovered instead that fracturing a solid polymer film can generate the gratings automatically. The team seized upon this finding and established the optimal conditions for grating formation. Next, the group plans to explore the fundamental science behind t...

Alarming decline in Nepal's rhinos and tigers in former Maoist stronghold

...orld Conservation Union) and WWF, also apprehended two poachers armed with locally made muzzle guns. Four weapons and a large cache of ammunition were seized along with more than 660 pounds of smoked Sambar, spotted deer, barking deer, and four-horned antelope -- all important prey species of tiger and othe...

New DNA 'fingerprinting' technique separates hemp from marijuana

...len. "It has implications not just for separating hemp from marijuana in countries where hemp cultivation is permitted, but in establishing origins of seized drugs and, therefore, conspiracy in drug distribution networks. It also could be used in criminal defenses against claims of conspiracy." The techn...

'Banana-jawed' fossil mammal linked to rare sound-producing skill

...ogical niches vacated by the annihilated dinosaurs were waiting to be filled. One group of creatures, called the Afrotheres -- "Beasts from Africa" -- seized the opportunity. It was from this group, Simons said, that today's hyraxes descended. The Afrotheres, whose descendents include elephants and aardv...

Priming embryonic stem cells to fulfill their promise

...ogists have not performed such combinatorial assays for other desired cell types because they have no practical way to do so. Bhatia, Chien, and Flaim seized on the unique ability of so-called DNA spotting machines to deliver tiny volumes of liquid, about one trillionth of a liter per spot. The spotting mac...
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Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Adopts New Sales Strategy for Azithromycin Dispersible Tablets

... basis with further growth expected in the future. With such a rapid expansion after the launch of the Azithromycin market penetration, Tianyin seized the opportunity to aggressively seek additional market share, while at the same time driving more sales to current distributors through its "Cost Pref...

Patients Fail to Take Fake Medicines Risk Seriously

...rope to unite to battle against the growing problem of fake (counterfeit) medicines that are entering the European market. 560,000 fake medicines were seized at the EU's borders in 2005, a 100% increase from 2004 - it appears that there has been a three-fold increase for 2006. The report 'What should be do...

On location: BIO 2004

...ld Clinic had major presence designed to exhibit their portfolio of talent, intellectual property and featured spinout companies. Eragen Biosciences seized the opportunity to have the largest biotech company presence in the Wisconsin pavilion. And the Wisconsin Technology Council promoted its efforts to...

Wisconsins biobased industries could be world leader

...ve plants operational in-state by 2006, producing 200 million gallons of ethanol fuel. "I want to make sure that when we look back down the road we seized this time and the majority of our state's economy is on biobased initiatives," Doyle said. "We've got all the pieces in place and the commitment from ...

Harvard advance improves stem cell research; not a medical revolution

... research destroys embryos. Ian Duncan, a professor of medical sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison , said the research would likely be seized upon by political interests opposed to destroying embryos and who will use it as a tool to dismiss current research. He cautioned against that view, h...

CellCura could start an invasion of stem cell firms

...ute houses 13 of the 21 federally funded stem cell lines and is home to the national's only stem cell bank. Wisconsin biotechnology representatives seized on the announcement as proof that the state has a great deal to offer stem cell research firms. The first three stem cell companies, including two ...
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