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Pharmaceutical firm Hoffmann-La Roche has voluntarily withdrawn its heart drug Posicor from all markets. The move follows concerns that the drug can causepotentially fatal complications when taken in

With up to a third of Australians now using mobile phones, the Federal Government has commissioned a study to determine if they damage users' brains. With

Four of 23 people rushed to hospital after exposure to toxic fumes were under intensive care yesterday. Hundreds of students were evacuated from two Phra Pradaeng schools in Thailand after fumes

The Rs 541-crore Cipla has introduced its indigenously developed anti-AIDS drug, lamivudine, in both the domestic and overseas market at less than half the prevailing global prices. Cipla's early

Brain cells from newly aborted human foetuses may soon become unnecessary in tranplant operations to treat illnesses such as Parkinson's disease and Huntington's chorea. The British Association

A nod of approval from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee means that tamoxifen, a powerful drug now given to some women to prevent a recurrence of breast cancer, may soon become

People with severe snoring problems sleep better and feel more rested after radio wave energy is used to shrink their soft palate tissue, a doctor has reported. In the treatment, a doctor inserts a

Had the Delhi Government acted on the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report, critising the Prevention of food adulteration (PFA) department, many dropsy deaths could have been prevented.

The AIDS situation in the state has been grim with 14 deaths and 27 positive AIDS cases detected till April 30 this year throughout the state. Assam now stands next to Manipur in this regard in the

AIDS, the most dreaded disease of the last few decades has established its roots in Western Madhya Pradesh at an alarming rate. Even though the entire State is in the grip of the disease, the