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  • FDA approves Gardasil vaccine

    Mumbai: Gardasil already is approved for the same age population for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer and the associated precancerous lesions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in females. It is also approved for the prevention of genital warts caused by types 6 and 11 in both males and […]

    Challenges Children Face: MANN KI BAAT Explores Psychosocial Issues

    New Delhi:MANN KI BAAT, Doordarshan’s popular program on Mental Health awareness, begins a new five episode series on psychosocial issues and challenges children face. The series is being aired on Doordarshan ‘National Network’ every Wednesday and Friday at 8.30 a.m. The previous series on Addictions – Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, and more has just concluded with […]

    Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Tens of Dozens in U.S.

    A salmonella outbreak linked to alfalfa sprouts has sickened 89 people in 15 states and the District of Columbia, CNN reported on Friday. About 23 percent of those sickened were hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, said the report, quoting a statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Health officials have […]

    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 […]