Under pressure from transnationals, the Bangladesh government is likely to ease restrictions on producing and importing medicines.

A visit to a Dhaka clinic provides a good idea of the extent to which drugs can help.

If pharmaceutical companies concentrate on manufacturing and selling essential drugs, business needs and health requirements can be met.

Allegations of financial irregularities are likely to be highlighted at a crucial session scheduled shortly in Geneva.

NESTLE seems to have perfected the fine art of profiting at another's expense. Its infant food substitutes have been a known cause of diarrhoea and death among year-old babies. Now, the company

Doctors and social workers advocate awareness as the best way to prevent AIDS, a disease that has no vaccine or cure, from spreading.

THYROID cancer has started appearing sooner and spreading faster than expected among children exposed to radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April,

THE SUPREME Court has exempted the sale of steroid-antihistamine drug combinations for treatment of asthma from a ban until the next hearing in August. In 1981, the Drug Technical Advisory Board had

Wed, 2014-08-27 (All day)
Wed, 2014-08-27 (All day)