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Popular painkillers can turn into real killers

December 2nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) Paracetamol, one of the most popular painkillers, could cause fatal liver damage and even death if taken in large doses for uninterrupted periods, according to new ... Read more...

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Medical experts sceptical of China’s organ transplantation practices

April 23rd, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A majority of doctors have expressed concerns over the organ transplantation practices in China.According to a report, over 95 percent of organ donors in China are prisoners.Globalization ... Read more...

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Call for crackdown on stem cell quacks in China, India

September 19th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) An international effort is on to protect desperate patients from becoming victims of costly and unproven stem cell "therapies" being marketed in several countries, including India and China.Alarmed ... Read more...

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Thousands of cancer patients denied drugs in UK

July 13th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A new report has revealed that over 120,000 cancer patients die early every year after being denied drugs that could have increased their life span.The report, Paying ... Read more...

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