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China, Cuba sign agreements to enhance economic ties


April 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 10 (IANS) Entrepreneurs from Cuba and China's Shandong province have signed cooperation agreements in the fields of biotechnology and information.Officials from China's Lukang Pharmaceutical Company and Cuba's ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks response on unauthorised drug trial


March 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has asked the union health ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government to respond within six weeks on its demand for ... Read more...

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Pill that makes people drink less alcohol


March 6th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A pill that makes alcoholics want to drink less has been developed by scientists for the first time, The Telegraph reported Tuesday.The drug is thought to ... Read more...

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Two die in Pakistan building collapse (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Two people were killed when a three-storied building collapsed early Monday in Pakistan's Lahore city. At least 50 others were feared trapped in the rubble of ... Read more...

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Two killed in fire at Andhra pharma factory


December 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Two employees were killed in a huge fire at a pharmaceutical company at Patancheru near here, police said.The fire broke out Sunday at the chemical ... Read more...

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First bio-pharma company launched in Pakistan


October 1st, 2011 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Pakistan's first bio-pharmaceutical company, BF Biosciences Limited, was Friday inaugurated near the eastern city of Lahore, a media report said.The company, a joint venture between Ferozsons ... Read more...

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Deadly bug may help fight counterfeiting


September 28th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Scientists have used deadly bugs to encrypt a message in a way to render counterfeiting impossible.Researchers at Tufts University in Massachusetts engineered strains of E.coli, associated ... Read more...

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Indian takes pharmaceuticals to new heights in Ghana


September 27th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana) Sep 27 (IANS) Gopal Vasu did not leave India to be recognised in Ghana for his work in the pharmaceutical industry. However, the firm that the former oil ... Read more...

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Jubilant inks $80 mn contract with global firm


August 12th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pharmaceutical company Jubilant Life Sciences Friday said that it has entered into a long term supply contract of proprietary products with an international life sciences ... Read more...

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Rights panel to probe alleged drug trials on women


June 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Taking action on an alleged case of unauthorised drug trials on women in Andhra Pradesh, the country's apex human rights body has deputed a team ... 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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Hyderabad lab checked for illegal clinical trials (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Drug control authorities in Andhra Pradesh Friday carried out inspections at a Hyderabad lab conducting clinical trials following allegations that poor women from Guntur district ... Read more...

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Two held for hiring women for drug trials


June 17th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Two people working as brokers for a Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company were Friday arrested in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district for engaging poor women for unauthorised drug trials, ... Read more...

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Four held for illicit manufacturing of Ketamine


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Four people, including the managing director of a pharmaceutical company, were arrested Thursday for illegally manufacturing Ketamine, a prescription drug used as sedative, an official said.Nearly ... Read more...

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Income tax raids on pharma company


May 28th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 28 (IANS) Undisclosed income worth Rs.55 crore (Rs.550 million) was found during income tax raids at the premises of the Ind-Swift group, a leading pharmaceutical company in northern ... 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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Lithium slows development of Alzheimer’s: Research


April 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) A trial of 41 people over 60 years with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to full-blown Alzheimer's, found that the rate of mental decline was lower ... Read more...

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Chinese use honey traps to spy on French companies


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Leaked French intelligence reports have revealed that Chinese spies are using honey traps to extort information in their industrial espionage operations.A top researcher in a major French pharmaceutical ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy, Russian region sign healthcare pact


January 31st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Jan.31 (ANI): Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (Ranbaxy) and The Government of Yaroslavl Region, Russia, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of Healthcare and Medical Science.The major ... Read more...

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Gujarat firm to produce nausea preventing nasal spray


January 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Gujarat-based pharmaceutical company Tuesday claimed to have won for the first time in India the patent for a nasal spray that prevents vomiting and nausea, which will ... Read more...

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Johnson & Johnson launches nicotine gum in India (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Leading pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson Ltd Monday launched its nicotine gum brand Nicorette in India. The sugar-free gum helps reduce nicotine craving."Nicorette is not just a chewing ... Read more...

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Wood And Metal In Rolaids Activates The Recall Of Its 13 Million Packages


December 10th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): McNeil Consumer Healthcare (MCH), which is a division under the famous pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), has asserted that it is going to recall ... Read more...

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Court frames charges against former narcotics bureau official


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Tuesday framed corruption charges against S.K. Sekhri, the former zonal director of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Chandigarh.Sekhri was arrested ... Read more...

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Pharma company’s officials booked for two workers’ death


November 17th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dera Bassi (Punjab), Nov 17 (IANS) A case of negligence was registered against the management of a pharmaceutical company here Wednesday for the death of its two workers in a fire in ... Read more...

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Gas leak kills one in Maharashtra (Lead, Changing dateline)


November 16th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) An engineer working in a pharmaceutical company in Maharashtra died Tuesday following a gas leak in its manufacturing plant, police said.The gas leak occurred on the second floor ... Read more...

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Pharma firm claims cure for buzz in ear


November 16th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 16 (IANS) A city-based pharmaceutical company Tuesday claimed to have become the first company in India to introduce a cure for tinnitus -- the perception of sound within the human ... Read more...

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Pharma plant gas leak kills one, injures five in Maharashtra town


November 16th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Nov 16 (IANS) An engineer working in a pharmaceutical company in Mahad, some 150 km south of Mumbai, died Tuesday afternoon after a gas leak in the firm's manufacturing plant, ... Read more...

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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...

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Four killed in Uttar Pradesh accident


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Four people were killed when a speeding truck spun out of the driver's control and rammed into their car in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district Tuesday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Targeted drug therapy shows promise against deadly form of lung cancer


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists say that a targeted therapy is showing great promise in patients with a deadly form of lung cancer.The multicenter study is testing whether the drug crizotinib ... Read more...

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Russia targets 1 man & one-fifth of the world’s spam reduces


October 29th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you have been vigilant, you will realize that your spam inbox has been receiving 20 percent less emails. This is because the Russian authorities have managed ... 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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Drug shortage delays executions in US


September 28th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Authorities in the US are forced to put on hold a series of executions because of a shortage of one of the drugs used in lethal injections, a ... Read more...

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Now, drug that kills deadly superbugs within 5 minutes


September 19th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): British scientists have developed a drug that may hold the key to eliminating deadly superbugs.The new anti-bacterial drug, code-named XF-73, kills superbugs within five minutes, meaning deadly ... Read more...

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China recalls improperly labelled injections


August 27th, 2010 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) China has recalled all injections produced by a pharmaceutical company after it found they were "improperly labelled", authorities said. Though no case of adverse reactions have been reported, the ... Read more...

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