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Archive for June 10th, 2010

Merck’s MK-4305 drug promising 8-hours sleep for insomnia on way

Thursday, June 10, 2010 23:24

An experimental drug from Merck that promises 8 hours of unperturbed sleep for sleep-deprived insominacs is coming.

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Stem cell therapy for spinal chord injuries through tiny puncture by Indian firm Stempeutics

Thursday, June 10, 2010 21:57

Indian researchers seem to have found a safer and more effective way to administer stem cells to treat spinal chord injury.

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1 in 25 Indians prone to heart failure due to defective gene: Study

Thursday, June 10, 2010 21:38

One in every twenty five people in India and other Asian countries has specific gene that leads to heart failure and death, according to a new study.

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Daiichi-Ranbaxy’s anti-blood clot pill Prasita (prasugrel) generic to stop blocks in heart vessels in India

Thursday, June 10, 2010 19:09

A cheaper version of the new drug anti-blood clotting drug prasugrel has been launched in India.

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Quicker, safer radiation therapy 160 Leaf MLC technology for cancer patients in Mumbai’s Jupiter Hospital

Thursday, June 10, 2010 18:07

Mumbai-based Jupiter Cancer Institute has opened a facility for quicker, more effective and safer technology machine to deliver radiation doses to cancer patients.

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Indus Health Plus offers lab tests at home

Thursday, June 10, 2010 13:22

Indus Health Plus and Thyrocare bring pathology lab tests home

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Viagra pills can cause hearing loss, says study

Thursday, June 10, 2010 8:27

Next time before you pop up the pill containing sildenafil (the active drug in Viagra) be carefull: the drug besides treating erectile dysfunction could also leave you totally deaf at the end of the day.

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