The National Human Rights Commission Thursday issued notice to the union ministry of health and family welfare over the alleged clinical drug trials on 3,479 children in the last five years in three government hospitals in Delhi. #NewsTracker#illegal drug trials
Digoxin is one of the oldest drugs in the cardiovascular arsenal, derived from the foxglove plant and first described in the 18th century by William Withering. It is frequently used in patients with heart failure (HF) and with atrial fibrillation (AF...
The president of Liberia called Wednesday for three days of prayer and fasting as “the ultimate solution” to the Ebola virus ravaging West Africa. But many people in Africa and elsewhere called for another potential solution: wider distribution of an... #Africa#West Africa#Liberia
As the WHO plans a medical ethics meeting next week on the use of early-stage Ebola drugs, the FDA releases part of a hold on Tekmira's clinical trials while Sarepta's DoD-supported drug sits dormant. How will companies conduct Phase 2 trials if it's... #Africa#West Africa#Liberia