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Archive for June 3rd, 2010

Vaccine ICT-107 more than doubles survival time for deadly brain cancer patients

Thursday, June 3, 2010 19:55

A new vaccine targeting the deadly form of brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme is showing promise in clinical studies.

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Urine test to correctly spot prostate cancer Progensa PCA 3 coming

Thursday, June 3, 2010 16:41

Progensa PCA 3 test can detect the presence of prostate cancer through a simple test from urine collected from the patient better than currently available blood tests or a rectal exam alone, according to a study.

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Pocket ECG device eUNO for instant access via Blackberry phones in India

Thursday, June 3, 2010 13:33

eUNO system, a small, pocket size electrocardiogram (ECG) device which can be read through a Blackberry phones is now available in India.

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Salmetrol can worsen asthma; even lead to death

Thursday, June 3, 2010 13:11

Azrol, Salmeter, Serobid, ForAir include salmetrol-containing medicines sold in India

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Heart-risk diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) being tested on Indian patients: Reports

Thursday, June 3, 2010 10:12

Glaxo now faces some 13,000 claims over the diabetes drug rosiglitazone-related  injury  and deaths

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Herbal pill CardioCholesterol to tone up heart muscles in India

Thursday, June 3, 2010 8:36

A herbal food supplement that helps prevent unhealthy cholesterol and strengthen heart muscles has been launched in India.

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Indian bio drug Avent to treat arthritis safe, says Avesthagen

Thursday, June 3, 2010 8:10

Avent, a biotech drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis may soon be launched in India.

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Healthcare spend lowest in India @ 0.36% of GDP

Thursday, June 3, 2010 8:07

At 0.36% of the gross domestic product or 2.3% of the total budget expenditure for the financial year 2010-'11, India's annual healthcare spend continues to remain one of the lowest in the world.

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