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Cuddle chemical boosts flagging male libido


April 9th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Can Oxytocin, the 'trust and love hormone' that helps mothers bond with their babies, boost a flagging male libido? Mike Wyllie, one of the scientists that ... Read more...

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Pfizer snaps insulin marketing deal with Biocon


March 13th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) US drug major Pfizer Tuesday terminated its $350-million marketing alliance with Biocon Ltd to sell the leading Indian biotech firm's diabetes treatment insulin worldwide.As a result, ... Read more...

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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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TCG Lifesciences to foray into bio-tech medicine


February 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Kolkata-based contract research company TCG Lifesciences will foray into the field of bio-tech medicine in the next two years, a top company official said Thursday."We are ... Read more...

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Viagra in condom promises the lift


December 9th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A patented gel in a new condom promises to boost lovemaking by promoting blood flow.The gel inside the tip of the sheath rapidly permeates the skin ... Read more...

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New drug busts clot risks in joint replacement


September 19th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new pill that busts blood clot risks among older patients who have hip or knee replacements. Clinical trials, involving 8,000 patients who ... 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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Top 20 cash-rich American companies (To go with: US wallows in debt but its firms hoard $2 trillion in cash)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Here is the Standard and Poor's list of top 20 US companies sitting on $1.4 trillion in cash, even as the debt-ridden world's largest economy had ... Read more...

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Curb deceptive marketing gigs: Court


June 20th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Companies looking to encash on a rival's reputation by launching a phonetically similar brand beware! The Delhi High Court has warned that such deceptive marketing ... Read more...

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‘Nothing natural about ‘Natural Viagra’ being sold online’


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): Australia's medicines regulator has warned its people against using a herbal erectile dysfunction treatment available over the internet.The Therapeutic Goods Administration said although Natural Vigra VIAGRA tablets ... Read more...

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Biocon quarterly net profit up 25 percent


April 28th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Biotechnology firm Biocon Thursday posted a 25 percent increase in its consolidated net profit at Rs.100.81 crore for the quarter ended March 31 as against ... Read more...

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Punjab varsity to hold job fest


March 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) The Punjab Technical University (PTU) is holding a job fair March 12-13 here, the first such event in collaboration with the PHD Chamber of Commerce and ... Read more...

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New vaccine against pneumonia ‘to save thousands of lives’


January 25th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A new vaccine against pneumonia is being introduced in Africa and some other countries across the world.The vaccine could save more than half a million lives a year ... Read more...

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Pfizer Inc. Broadens Lipitor Recall Over ‘Uncharacteristic’ Odor


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cholesterol drug Lipitor received another setback earlier this week when more bottles of the drug was recalled by Pfizer Inc. after a number of consumers complained ... Read more...

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Brit men refuse medical check-ups over fear of ‘manflu’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): More and more men are refusing medical checkups for the fear that they may get ridiculed over "man-flu", a new health survey has revealed.It showed that more than ... Read more...

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How oestrogen can make you smarter


November 18th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine researchers have discovered how oestrogen physically works in brain cells to boost mental performance.Oestrogen is an elixir for the brain, sharpening mental performance in humans and ... Read more...

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New compounds may effectively treat both alcohol, cigarette addictions


November 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Alcohol and nicotine dependence can be treated simultaneously with the help of two new compounds, says a research.Researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at ... Read more...

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Cholesterol Drug Lipitor Recalled By Pfizer Inc. For The Third Time


October 31st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An estimated 38,000 bottles of the cholesterol-fighting drug Lipitor has been recalled by American drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. in the wake of reports of a ... Read more...

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Pfizer to Buy King Pharmaceuticals for $3.6 Billion


October 13th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Pfizer made the announcement that they will be purchasing King Pharmaceuticals in a 3.6 billion dollar deal which will only add to the portfolio of the ... Read more...

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Pfizer to acquire King Pharmaceuticals for $3.6 billion in cash


October 12th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Pfizer and King Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement in which Pfizer will acquire King for $3.6 billion in cash, ... Read more...

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Milwaukee Teachers Decide To Fight For Viagra Coverage


August 9th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): With the district facing hard times due to the current financial crunch that has resulted in downsizing the strength of its members, the Milwaukee ... Read more...

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Milwaukee Teachers Fight Viagra Coverage In School Health Insurance


August 9th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Madison, Wisconsin, Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Milwaukee teacher's union has urged a judge to give instructions to the school board so that it includes Viagra and other erectile dysfunction ... Read more...

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Even men can feel as unattractive as women


July 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) It is not just women who feel unattractive at certain times of the month. Men are just as likely to suffer "fat days", feeling less confident about their ... Read more...

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Demanding women making Brit men ‘jumpy’ in bed


July 25th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Brit women are increasingly becoming more demanding in bed, a factor that is making men nervous about their sexual performance, a new survey reveals.Men, in fact, are ... Read more...

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New drug shows dramatic results in reducing lung cancer tumours


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new drug could be instrumental in shrinking tumours in lung cancer patients, according to a new study.The new drug, crizotinib, under development by Pfizer, showed dramatic results ... Read more...

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Prescription drug for Parkinson’s ‘can cause porn, gambling addiction’


June 4th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4 (ANI): Two drug companies are being sued over allegations that prescription drugs manufactured by them for treating Parkinson's disease are causing gambling and pornography addiction.The group includes people who ... 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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Pfizer to cut 6,000 jobs, shut eight plants in Ireland, U.S.


May 18th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Pfizer Global Manufacturing said on Tuesday it plans to reconfigure its worldwide plant network to create a fully aligned manufacturing and supply organization from the combined ... Read more...

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Drug prototype shows promise of female arousal


April 14th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A prototype drug has shown promise in stimulating sexual arousal among women and is helping scientists learn more about its mechanisms. A team of researchers based at Pfizer's ... Read more...

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Pfizer to mark Woods’ golf return with new sex wonderdrug


April 4th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Pharmaceutical giants Pfizer are launching new sex wonderdrug Tiagra to mark Tiger Woods' return to golf.The golfer will be returning to golf after a five-month hiatus at ... Read more...

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Viagra robber arrested in Spain!


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Police have arrested a man for allegedly holding up ten pharmacies at gunpoint to steal Viagra.It was after a series of raids on chemists in Madrid that the ... Read more...

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Spanish Police arrest Viagra robber


April 2nd, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Apr 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish police said that they had arrested a suspect in the Viagra robbery case. In a very interesting series of burglaries, a man had robbed 10 chemist ... Read more...

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Spanish Viagra Robber Nabbed By Cops


April 2nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Madrid, Apr 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Spanish police recently revealed that they have succeeded at detaining a man who was suspected of looting at least 10 pharmacy outlets at gunpoint. ... Read more...

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The Spanish Police Detain A Robber Of Viagra


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Spanish police personnel have voiced that they have apprehended a male robber. He was suspected of being involved in the thievery of 10 pharmacies at ... Read more...

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Researchers say that impotence may double heart attack risk


March 17th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers found a crucial link with impotence and heart disease. They reported that men who are impotent, and are also suffering from heart disease are twice ... Read more...

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