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Archive for July 1st, 2010

Kidney cancer pill tivozanib highly promising: Aveo

Thursday, July 1, 2010 16:24

Tivozanib, an experimental pill by Aveo Pharmaceuticals, is show to be highly promising to treat kidney cancer with lesser side effects.

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Needle-less device for hemoglobin spot checking Pronto-7 on sales

Thursday, July 1, 2010 16:20

    Pronto-7, a palm-size, spot-testing device to check hemoglobin level in blood without drawing blood using needle is now on sale.

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Indian political party AGP question effectiveness of cervical cancer vaccines

Thursday, July 1, 2010 16:16

  Cervical vaccines like Gardasil and Cervarix in India have met with another hurdle as the main oppostion party in the country's north-eastern state of Assam questioning the efficacy and validity of the vaccines.

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Cipla offers free know-how for making cheaper copies of costly cancer medicines to India’s public sector drug companies

Thursday, July 1, 2010 16:06

  Low-priced versions of highly expensive cancer medicines may be available for patients in India soon.

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Free HIV/AIDS treatment centre opened in Pune for anti-retroviral therapy (ART)

Thursday, July 1, 2010 15:52

Model Colony anti-retroviral therapy (ART) centre, ART centre at NARI clinic in Bhosari,ART centre at Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), ART Centre at YCM Hospital, Pimpri are the four ART centres providing frre HIV/AIDS medicines in Pune

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Vedanta cancer hospitals coming up in Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa

Thursday, July 1, 2010 15:43

  Vedanta Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is planning to start  state-of-the-art facilities to the Indian states of Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa to provide treatment for 15,000 cancer patients. Vedanta Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Chattisgarh also plans to have five satellite centres, located at strategic locations ...

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