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Oncophage brain cancer vaccine gets European approval

Thursday, April 30, 2009 19:24

  Oncophage, a vaccine to treat brain cancer has been granted Orphan Drug status - a special designation given to drugs which could provide significant benefit to patients suffering from life-threatening diseases -in Europe.

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Health ministry denies swine flu incidence in India

Thursday, April 30, 2009 18:45

India's health ministry denied the reports swine flu saying that there is no swine flu case reported in the country, so far.

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Photo: Pharmasat Protoype payload module, Courtesy: Pharmasat on Facebook

PharmaSat launch on 5th May

Thursday, April 30, 2009 17:00

PharmaSat is the first satellite dedicated to pharmacology research.

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India’s swine flu preventive response too slow: Reports

Thursday, April 30, 2009 12:31

  India is yet to put its plans into any definitive action to prevent the spread of swine flu, even though the country went on high alert mode days ago following WHO's heightened precautionary guidelines on the outbreak of H1N1 virus.

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Has swine flu reached India?

Thursday, April 30, 2009 12:13

As India boosts preventive measures against potential swine flu contagion, a report from Hyderabad about a possible infection.

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Pandemic Influenza Phases - Levels 1 to 6

WHO raises swine flu pandemic alert to Level Five

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 21:36

  WHO could even go for the highest alert level - Level Six - if the virus shows no sign of abating, it is feared.

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Malaysia claims to have anti-swine flu vaccine

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 20:35

Malaysian government claims to have a vaccine to prevent the swine flu from spreading across the country. 

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US speeds up preventive vaccine program against swine flu virus H1N1

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 20:05

  A vaccine to prevent H1N1 virus, which is considered to be causing swine flu, will be tried in humans very soon.

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Testosterone patches to boost sex drive in women

Testosterone patches to boost sex drive in women

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 15:15

Intrinsa,Estratest, LibiGel & Flibanserin are some of the few patches and pills that offer to enhance libido in women.

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United’s inhalable treprostinil (Tyvosa) in trouble as US FDA delays decision

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 14:26

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has sought more time to review the additional data submitted by United Therapeutics Corp on inhalalable treprostinil (Tyvosa) to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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