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Scientists create ‘suicide bomber’ that destroys superbug.

Scientists have developed what they call a “suicide bomber” bacteria, which can detect and destroy a hospital superbug resistant to antibiotics.   Researchers in the Nanyang Technological Univer… View »

Apollo Tyres’ HIV-AIDS programme receives special commendation for community investment.

The HIV-AIDS programme of Apollo Tyres in India, has received Special Commendation from the GBC Business Action on Health Awards 2011 under the Community Investment category. Global Business Coalitio… View »

Abaxis to Present at 2011 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference.

UNION CITY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Abaxis, Inc. (nasdaqgs:ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Clint Se… View »

Use of certain painkillers such as ibuprofen and Diclofenac increases the risk of miscarriage.

Women who take even a small dose of painkillers such as ibuprofen early in their pregnancy more than double their risk of suffering a miscarriage, research shows.   The findings prompted medical… View »

A new U.S. study shows that women who drank the equivalent of one beer or a small glass of wine daily had less risk from chronic medical conditions.

This study, which was published in the journal PLoS Medicine, showed that one drink a day for women were better than not drinking at all or drinking four or more drinks at one sitting. In all, nearl… View »

Uganda: Ntungamo Gets First Nursing Institution.

Ntungamo District leaders have confirmed plans to open the first public nurses training school in the area to help attract more medical workers to western Uganda. The officials said the school is exp… View »

Quality Assurance Units would ensure high quality health delivery.

Takoradi, Sept. 7, GNA –Dr. Ronald Sowah, Western Regional HIV/AIDS Coordinator, on Tuesday called for the establishment of Quality Assurance Unit in all health institutions to promote and health car… View »

135 maternal deaths + 619 miscarriages = 1 year in Nashik.

Girls are married in their teens, receive poor nutrition after conception, and lack the physical strength to carry their babies to full term or bear the rigours of childbirth While health care facil… View »

Gen Now mantra is ticking bomb for heart attacks!

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Working 16 hours a day to climb the corporate ladder, puffing away at 20 cigarettes, life condensed in a laptop, Gen Now that lives by the mantra ‘work hard, party harder’ is… View »

Wockhardt must frame formula to repay bond dues.

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked troubled pharma company Wockhardt to work out a formula to pay R650-crore dues to its bondholders. The court was hearing a winding-up petition against… View »

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