·   Log in

Archive for May 12th, 2009

H1N1 swine flu virus possibly a man-made product, claims scientist

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 21:34

WHO has begun probing the claim that H1N1 may have evolved while growing virus in labs for making vaccines.

This was posted under category: Featured, Pharma  |  Read Full Story  |  3 Comments
Tagged with: ,

Folic acid cuts risk of premature babies

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 17:06

Folic acid supplements can significantly cut down the chances of premature babies, if taken for a year by women before getting pregnant.

This was posted under category: health  |  Read Full Story  |  0 Comments
Tagged with: , ,

Drug stents are superior to metal stents: Study

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:34

  Paclitaxel-eluting stents proved better than bare metal stents in preventing re-blocking of blood vessels, finds a large US trial.

This was posted under category: health  |  Read Full Story  |  0 Comments

Cancer drug Tarceva (erlotinib) can cause holes in intestine, warns US FDA

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 10:40

  Anti-cancer drug Tarceva can cause dangerous side-effects including skin reactions, eye problems and holes in the digestive tract, the US Food and Drug Administration warned consumers and healthcare professionals.

This was posted under category: Extra, Pharma  |  Read Full Story  |  1 Comment
Tagged with: , ,

H1N1 swine flu virus highly infectious

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 10:24

  Secondary attack rate of H1N1 ranges from 22% to 33%, says WHO

This was posted under category: health  |  Read Full Story  |  0 Comments
Tagged with: ,

Pharma exports to US fall by 40 %; India is losing share to China, South Korea

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:29

  India's pharma exports to US is severely hit by increasing competition from other emerging markets like China, Israel and Korea, said a study conducted by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry --an umbrella association representing Indian businesses.

This was posted under category: Featured, Industry  |  Read Full Story  |  1 Comment