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British hospitals running out of vital drugs: Indian-origin MP


April 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) At least 19 health trusts in Britain have written to the department of health warning it of shortage of vital medicines to treat high blood pressure, ... Read more...

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Paltrow offers hangover cures


December 30th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) It is party time and actress Gwyneth Paltrow took to her blog to dole out hangover cures to help her friends get up in the New ... Read more...

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Traders in Mumbai strike to oppose FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Over one lakh wholesalers, retailers and small traders across Mumbai Thursday joined the all-India strike of the trading community - called by various associations and unions ... Read more...

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Ex-Miss Russia in fake prescription case jailed


May 4th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): The former Miss Russia, who has been in the news for forging prescriptions, has been jailed after she repeatedly showed up late to evaluations for a drug court ... Read more...

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Now, melt-in-the-mouth pill for impotence


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Searching for a glass of water to swallow that Viagra tablet can be a serious mood killer. But scientists have now come up with the perfect solution - ... Read more...

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US robot pharmacies deliver prescription drugs fast


March 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS/EFE) In their effort to provide faster service to patients, a chain of low-cost clinics on the west coast of the US has installed robot pharmacies ... Read more...

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Apollo to set up 12 new hospitals


January 6th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Major healthcare chain Apollo Hospitals will invest nearly Rs.1,000 crore for setting up 12 new hospitals across the country over the next two years. Named "Apollo Reach", ... Read more...

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iPhone to help find doctors in UAE


November 10th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS/WAM) Patients in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will now be able to locate the best healthcare facilities in their areas with the help of iPhones.The new application "Find ... Read more...

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Brazil restricts antibiotics in bid to stop superbugs


October 29th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 29 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has imposed new regulations on the sale of antibiotics as part of efforts to curb the development and spread of superbugs such as the KPC ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals to add 3,000 beds


September 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) India's largest hospital chain operator Apollo Hospitals is planning to set up more hospitals in the country and add over 3,000 beds over the next two years, ... Read more...

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Popular supplements don’t help in weight loss


July 14th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Popular slimming supplements sold in pharmacies and health food shops are not likely to facilitate weight loss beyond the placebo effect. Two studies have found they were no ... Read more...

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SpermCheck technology to let men test sperm count from home


June 19th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Men could soon be able to test their sperm count from the comfort and privacy of their homes, all thanks to a new technology from the University of ... Read more...

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With ‘Vuvuzelas’ back, fans queue up for earplugs


June 11th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 11 (ANI): With the coming back of husky and deafening 'Vuvuzelas' ahead of the Soccer World Cup, fans are rushing to medical stores to purchase earplugs for the sake ... Read more...

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California Assembly Passes Bill To Ban Plastic Bags


June 6th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The California state is on its way to become the first state in United States to ban the use of single-use plastic bags.As per reports, ... Read more...

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Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office: Corey Haim died of pneumonia


May 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has revealed that the death of actor Corey Haim was due to pneumonia. The coroner’s office also clarified that ... Read more...

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‘Priligy Pill’ which prevents premature ejaculation launching in UK


April 27th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Priligy Pill’ is a drug, which can prevent premature ejaculation, and it is going to be launched in UK tomorrow. According to reports the pill has to ... Read more...

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1,000 doses of flu vaccine stolen in Peru


April 26th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A box containing 1,000 doses of swine flu vaccine, which were to be used for vaccinating over three million Peruvian citizens, has been stolen in Lima, the health ... Read more...

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Corey Haim Obtained 553 Prescription Pills Before Death


April 7th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For several week before his death, Corey Haim was doing what the attorney general of California called "Doctor Shopping." Haim was able to obtain 553 pills of very ... Read more...

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Corey Haim obtained more than 550 pills prior to his death


April 7th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Corey Haim had managed to get access to around 553 prescription pills, just 2 months before he died of a suspected drug overdose. The California ... 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 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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Millions Of Unapproved Heart Pills Sold By Pharmacists: Says FDA


March 29th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heart diseases claim the lives of numerous people each year and it is quite disappointing to know that a large number of pharmacies are selling unapproved ... Read more...

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Unapproved Heart Pills sold to millions


March 29th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In the United States last year, doctors wrote roughly more than four million prescriptions last year for nitroglycerin tablets, heart drugs placed under the tongue ... Read more...

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An arrest made in the death investigation of actor Corey Haim


March 20th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An arrest has being made in the death investigation of actor Corey Haim. California’s attorney general’s office said that there was an illegal prescription drug ... Read more...

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Morning-after pill doesn’t cut teen pregnancy: Study


March 19th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Providing the morning-after pill in advance does nothing to cut teenage pregnancy rates, researchers claim. The use of emergency contraception doubled in just six years, but the latest ... Read more...

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Florida to receive $6.5 million in Medicaid fraud settlement


March 17th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida will receive $6.5 million from a settlement with Dey L.P. and Dey Inc., to resolve a Medicaid fraud lawsuit over allegations of drug price manipulation, prosecutors ... Read more...

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Wake Forest, NC man pleads guilty to health care fraud


March 5th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
GREENVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – On Thursday, a man of Wake Forest, North Carolina pleaded guilty to health care fraud, U.S. Attorney George Holding.Steven Thompson, 42, admitted to fraudulently obtaining Medicare ... Read more...

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Topeka, KS doctor guilty of unlawfully prescribing substances


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A Topeka, Kansas doctor pleaded guilty to unlawfully prescribing controlled substances, prosecutors said on Monday.Physician Ethan E. Bickelhaupt, 58, issued prescription orders to individuals who were not ... Read more...

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Morning-after pill works up to 5 days after unprotected sex


January 31st, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (AN): A new morning-after pill has been found effective in reducing the likelihood of unwanted pregnancy after unprotected sex, say researchers. The drug, known as Ellaone, is almost twice as ... Read more...

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New pill two times more effective in stopping unwanted pregnancies


January 29th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (AN): A new morning-after pill has been found effective in reducing the likelihood of unwanted pregnancy after unprotected sex, say researchers.The drug, known as Ellaone is almost twice as ... Read more...

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Soon, memory-boosting milkshake for Alzheimer’s patients


January 8th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A memory-boosting milkshake for patients suffering from Alzheimer's could be available within two years.Tests show that taken once a day with breakfast, the strawberry shake significantly improves short-term ... Read more...

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Proliferating snack bars drive raging obesity epidemic


December 31st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) Easy availability of candy, salty snacks and sweetened beverages at retail stores not specialising in foodstuffs, is driving a raging obesity epidemic. Researchers found that snack food was ... Read more...

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Ketamine export racket busted in Goa


December 21st, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 21 (IANS) Customs officials Monday busted an international ketamine export racket operating from a post office in the state, an official said Monday. Officials of the narcotics wing of the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh medical colleges to be linked with CCTVs


November 11th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 11 (IANS) All seven medical colleges and hospitals in Madhya Pradesh would be connected by close circuit TV (CCTV) network with the state health ministry, an official said Wednesday. The decision ... Read more...

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