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Archive for April 3rd, 2009

Lundbeck’s schizophrenia drug Serdolect could lead to sudden cardiac death, fears USFDA

Friday, April 3, 2009 17:48

Sold under the brand name Serlect in Mexico. Sertindole was recalled from the market in late 1998 U.S. FDA has raised concerns about the Danish pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck’s Serdolect , a drug seeks to treat schizophrenia pending approval.

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Polio Prevention in India: Can India be polio-free by 2009?

Friday, April 3, 2009 15:54

India continues to be among the only remaining five reservoir of polio virus in the world, despite decades of intensive preventive programmes against the disease. Of the total 1,315 cases of poliomyelitis reported worldwide in the year 2007, over 60% of cases (874) occurred in India Most recently two more new ...

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Hepatitis C in India – An emerging scourge

Friday, April 3, 2009 6:20

Hepatitis C infection is spreading fast in India and over one lakh people get infected by the deadly HCV virus every year, according to the Indian National Association for the Study of Liver (INASL) study.

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