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Foreign investment in pharma to face competition check


October 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India will continue to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment in the pharmaceutical sector but the competition watchdog will keep a check on the ... Read more...

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Abbott Laboratories recalls millions of Diabetes testing strips


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abbott Laboratories has announced that it is recalling more than 359 million copies of its diabetes testing strips.The company announced that the recall was due to safety ... Read more...

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359 Million Diabetes Testing Strips Recalled By Abbott Laboratories


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abbott Laboratories the latest company to join the bandwagon of drugmakers who have been hitting headlines this year for recalling their medicines over a variety of ... Read more...

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Keller Rohrback investigates Abbot Laboratories regarding weight loss drug


October 10th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Reports are that the weight reducing drug Meridia, which is a prescription weight loss drug manufactured and marketed by the Abbott laboratories, has ... Read more...

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Abbott Laboratories Allows Further Investigation On Meridia


October 10th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Authorities have confirmed that the investigations on the side-effects of Meridia, a prescription weight loss drug, will continue. Meridia has come under investigation for one of its constituents, sibutramine, ... Read more...

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Millions of Cans of Similac Baby Formula Recalled Due To Beetles


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abbott Laboratories, the maker of Similac Infant Formula has announced a voluntary recall of cans as well as plastic containers of the powdered formula because it may be ... Read more...

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Compound boosts cancer-killing properties of agent in trials


June 10th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that adding a second agent may make a new, experimental anti-cancer drug effective against a ... Read more...

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Abbott Labs pays 3.7 bn dollars to buy into Mumbai’s Piramal Healthcare


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): US drug giant Abbott Laboratories has bought into the domestic business of India's Piramal Healthcare for a whopping 3.7 billion dollars.Fending off competition from other drug companies like ... Read more...

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Facet Biotech To Be Acquired By Abbott Lab


March 10th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Medical products giant Abbott Laboratories declared on Tuesday that it is going to acquire Facet Biotech Corp. The deal has been finalized for a ... Read more...

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FDA issues warning about the diet pill Meridia


January 24th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA has issued warnings about the popular diet pill Meridia. It is quite a popular weight-loss drug, and is used by a lot of people ... Read more...

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FDA Issues Warning About Diet Pill, Stating Risk Of Heart Ailment


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drug Administration of the United States has issued a warning to the consumers about a diet pill, claiming that it increases chances of ... Read more...

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Weight loss pill linked to heart attacks, stroke risk


January 4th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 04 (ANI): Weight loss pill 'Reductil' has been found to increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke.European Medicines Agency (EMA) has claimed that the pill apparently contains an ingredient ... Read more...

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US stocks rally on merger deals


September 29th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 28 (Xinhua) US stocks rallied Monday as investors take the merger-and-acquisition deals as a sign of economic recovery. Xerox said Monday it is buying the business processing company Affiliated Computer ... Read more...

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