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Archive for August 6th, 2010

TB vaccine to replace BCG may be 10 years away

Friday, August 6, 2010 21:10

A new vaccine to replace the age-old BCG to prevent tuberculosis (TB) is at least 10 years away, according to experts.

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New therapy to increase survival of liver cancer patients coming

Friday, August 6, 2010 20:53

AEG35156, an investigative drug may help increase the survival time of patients suffering from late stage liver cancer.

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Apollo Hospital conducts heart transplant surgery on a 65 year old American

Friday, August 6, 2010 16:06

Apollo Hospital in Chennai, southern India has successfully transplanted the heart of a sixty-five-year-old US citizen, reports said.

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Viamtrics to cut down risk of twin and triples through test tube IVF births launched in Lilavati

Friday, August 6, 2010 15:51

Viametrics, a new machine that can cut the risk of giving birth to twins and triplets following in vitro fertilization or the so-called test tube baby technique has been launched in Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai.

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Gerteis to boost marketing high-end granulation machines Macro Pactor and Ultra Pactor in India

Friday, August 6, 2010 14:14

Swiss-based Gerteis Maschinen Process Engineering planning to market its high end granulationequipment including Micro Pactor, Macro Pactor and Ultra Pactor  for the pharmaceutical formulation manufacturers in India.

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Kerala to immunize more doctors and health workers with 34,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine in second round of inoculation

Friday, August 6, 2010 11:24

The southern Indian state of Kerala will administer 34,000 doses of H1N1 swine flu vaccine to immunize the medical workers as part of its second phase of inoculation against the virus.

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Tamil Nadu leads population control through family planning in India

Friday, August 6, 2010 9:44

The southern Indian state has come first in achieving the target to control population growth through intensive family planning campaigns.

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2 Jan Aushadhi drug stores to supply medicines at half price coming in Kolkata

Friday, August 6, 2010 9:23

Two government hospitals in Kolkata will soon have Jan Aushadhi Stores that will offer generic medicines and costly cancer drugs at discounted rates.

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