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  • Taj Pharmaceuticals bags US FDA approval for generic Topiramate Tablets

    Mumbai : Drug firm Taj Pharmaceuticals today said it has received tentative approval from US health regulator to sell a generic version of Topiramate Tablets, used in treating central nervous system diseases, in the American market. The Mumbai-based firm has received a tentative approval for Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for a generic version of […]

    Sanofi-aventis launches ‘I Am A Champ’

    Madhya Pradesh: The ‘I Am A Champ’ program for Diabetes Control was launched by Dr. Shailesh Ayyangar, Managing Director, Aventis Pharma Limited (sanofi-aventis Group) India, at the ‘I Am A Champ’ awards ceremony. The ‘I Am A Champ’ Awards are India’s first ever National Diabetes Awards to recognize champions from across India, who have managed […]

    Prof. M.S. Valiathan appointed National Research Professor for another Term

    Prof. Dr. M.S. Valiathan, an eminent cardiac surgeon, a teacher and researcher, has been appointed as National Research Professor for a second term of five years with effect from 01.01.2011.  Prof. Valiathan will be entitled to an honorarium of Rs.75,000/- per month in accordance with the existing terms and conditions under the Scheme of National Research […]

    BrainGain Magazine Launches Vertical On Medicine

    New Delhi: BrainGain Magazine has introduced a new vertical dedicated to medicine on 20 December, 2010. The vertical aims to provide information on universities offering medical courses, interviews and admission process with faculty members, student experiences and financial aid for foreign students. The articles in the section include details on medical education, interview with Veeranna […]

    Pregnant Women With Health Problems Need Care, Not Incarceration

    Throwing pregnant women in jail or involuntarily committing them to mental health facilities for alcohol and drug abuse problems is ineffective and counterproductive, according to a new committee opinion released today by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College). Physicians should instead work with state legislators to retract punitive mandatory reporting laws and […]

    Training The Best Treatment For Tennis Elbow

    Training and ergonomic advice are more effective than anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone injections in treating tennis elbow, and give fewer side effects. This is the conclusion of a thesis presented at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The thesis describes, among other topics, the selection of treatment by healthcare personnel, their experiences when treating patients with […]

    Heartbeat International Foundation and BIOTRONIK: Big Hearts in Big Business

    United States : Heartbeat International Foundation, Inc. (HBI), a 501 c 3 not-for-profit organization, operating in 22 countries around the world, was proud to announce the first life saved as a result of the strategic partnership with BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of high-quality implantable cardiac devices and pioneer of wireless remote monitoring technologies. Heartbeat International […]

    Saved Seven-Year Old Girl Initiates a Mission to Save a Thousand More People with Serious Heart Conditions around the World

    Germany : BIOTRONIK SE Co. & KG, a leading manufacturer of implantable cardiac devices, has announced an important achievement in their partnership with Heartbeat International Foundation (HBI): the implantation of a donated cardiac device to save the life of Yuleisy Daniela Banos Peraldo, a seven-year old girl from Ecuador. The implantation was performed after a […]

    Breastfeeding Boosts Kids’ Brains, Especially Boys’

    Australian researchers found that babies mainly breastfed for at least six months went on to score significantly higher in academic tests at the age of ten, especially boys. Researchers from the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Perth, the Curtin Health Renovation Research Institute, Centre for Developmental Health, and the National Drug Research Institute, […]

    No sanitation costs India 24000 crore rupee a year

    Inadequate sanitation causes India considerable economic losses, equivalent to 6.4 percent of India’s GDP in 2006 at US$53.8 billion ( about 24000 crore rupee) , according to The Economic Impacts of Inadequate Sanitation in India, a new report from the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), a global partnership administered by the World Bank. The study […]