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FDA rejects combo cholesterol drug


March 7th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Merck & Co Inc has announced that the Food and Drugs Administration has failed to approve its combination cholesterol pill. The company announced that the FDA ... Read more...

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A German award to commemorate Tagore’s 150 years


January 17th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Well-known German pharmaceutical company Merck Tuesday announced an award in the name of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore to honour those who have substantially contributed to ... Read more...

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Rick Perry has a hard time on the GOP debate


September 13th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas governor and GOP presidential aspirant Rick Perry is still ahead of CNN’s recent polls despite having a disappointing debate. During last night’s heated GOP televised debate, ... Read more...

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22 people died during clinical trials


August 9th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Twenty-two people died during clinical trials last year, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday, adding that their families had been paid compensation.The minister said ... Read more...

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Man Freed From Charges Of Having Sex With Dog ‘Christie Brinkley’


January 14th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aventura, Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Armand Pacher on Wednesday was finally granted a clean chit when prosecutors freed him from charges of having sex with his pet dog. The 65-year-old ... Read more...

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World’s best selling anti-baldness drug ‘risking men’s sexual health’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Some doctors have claimed that young men could be jeopardizing their sexual health by taking the world's best selling anti-baldness drug.According to researchers, finasteride - sold in UK ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infertility rate on the rise in China


November 7th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 40 million people in China are suffering from infertility and the number is growing, experts say.Factors like heavy workload, stress, environmental pollution and unhealthy lifestyles are known ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bristol Myers Get Approval For Their Diabetes Drug


November 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States has given the approval for AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb to sell the diabetes drug, Onglyza in America. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study links Blood pressure drugs to cancer


June 15th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study by Lancet Oncology medical journal says there is a modest increased risk of cancer in people who use certain classes of blood pressure ... Read more...

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Want to live beyond 100, take ‘magic pill’


May 12th, 2010 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
London May 12 (IANS) Scientist are working on a project to develop a "magic pill" that would allow people to live beyond 100 and be fit and healthy. Researchers have identified genes that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rotarix Vaccine Suspended For Temporary Period


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Every year rota virus claim the lives of millions of children all over the world and doctors have so long trusted two vaccines to save the ... Read more...

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FDA Puts Fosamax Under Scanner


March 12th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fosamax, a drug that is widely used to treat the victims of the ailment osteoporosis has come under the scanner of FDA after new findings have ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology approach may fight problems linked to chemo


February 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists have developed a nanotechnology approach that potentially could eliminate the problems of side effects and drug resistance in the treatment of cancer.Under traditional chemotherapy, cancer cells, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

75,000 Computers Attacked by Kneber Botnet Virus


February 19th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new virus, infecting at least 75,000 computers across the world, including 10 different U.S. Agencies, has been discovered. This virus collects logins ans passwords from online financial ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kneber botnet virus affects 75,000 computer servers


February 19th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kneber botnet virus has affected around 75,000 computer servers worldwide. Around 2,500 business and government agencies around the world have been affected. Officials from the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Merck to pay $12.15 million in the Vioxx cases


February 11th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Merck has agreed to pay a whooping $12.15 million to settle the Vioxx lawsuits. The agreement to pay $12.15 million, is still awaiting the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Merck & Co. Proposes Settlement With Shareholders Over Vioxx


February 11th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Drug maker Merck & Co. has reached a tentative settlement with shareholders over federal and state lawsuits over the withdrawal of painkiller Vioxx from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global vaccine company to be set up in India


September 17th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) In what was described as a global first, American pharmaceutical giant Merck and Britain's largest charity, Wellcome Trust Thursday announced the formation of an India-based nonprofit company that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Financial shares push US stocks higher


July 10th, 2009 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 10 (DPA) US stocks edged up Thursday, led by financial shares, which were buoyed by a positive report on banking giant Goldman Sachs. Bank of America suggested buying Goldman Sachs ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New pill shows promise in fighting fleas and ticks in dogs and cats


June 29th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new once-in-the-month pill has been found to be effective in controlling both fleas and ticks in dogs and cats, say researchers.Peter Meinke and colleagues at Merck Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

HIV vaccine fails to give promising results


November 13th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A clinical trial testing the effectiveness of what was believed to be a promising new HIV vaccine has resulted in failure.The vaccine, made by the pharmaceutical company ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Elephantiasis may become history by 2020


October 9th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 9 (ANI): A painful and disfiguring disease called elephantiasis may be wiped out by 2020, say experts. Also known as Lymphatic filariasis (LF), this disease is caused by parasitic worms ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sun Pharma gets US nod for women’s drug


September 12th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Drug manufacturer Sun Pharmaceuticals Friday said it had received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to manufacture and sell generic alendronate sodium tablets for ... Read more...

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Merck launches diabetes pillsin India


May 8th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), the wholly owned subsidiary of US-based Merck & Co Inc Whitehouse Station, launched type-2 diabetes tablets, JANUVIA, in India. Sanjiv Navangul, sales and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

AIDS vaccine may never be possibility, say leading scientists


April 24th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Millions of dollars, and countless number of hours have been spent in the effort to find an AIDS vaccine. The target however, still remains a distant dream, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian American challenges gene cure based on Nobel winning work


March 29th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
By Parveen Chopra New York, March 29 (IANS) A research team led by an Indian American scientist has challenged the validity of a prototype gene treatment based on Nobel prize winning work that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How ignorance can be influential


March 25th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 25 (ANI): Researchers at University of Southern California have challenged the long-held belief on information manipulation, i.e. knowing more than anybody else is the key to influence and ... Read more...

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Study reveals power of remaining ignorant


March 25th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 25 (IANS) How is it possible for a single entity to control or mould public opinion when others of its ilk also have access to the same information? In the ... Read more...

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New HIV drug introduced in Britain


January 28th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
London, January 28 (ANI): Providing a fresh impetus to the fight against AIDS, a new class of medication for people with HIV was introduced in Britain on Monday.Raltegravir is available in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Morrissey may perform in Iran along with local artists


January 7th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): British singer Steven Patrick Morrissey may be performing in Iran along with a number of local artists.The show is believed to be one of the first Western acts ... Read more...

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HIV vaccine may raise AIDS risk for some


November 15th, 2007 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, November 15 (ANI): A report has warned that an HIV vaccine made by Merck, which failed to stimulate an immune response in recent clinical trials, might have indeed raised the susceptibility ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug companies pledge to provide cheap cervical cancer vaccine to poor nations


November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
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