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Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast in Southeast Asia, warn experts

Jul 31, 2014

Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast in Southeast Asia, warn experts

Drug-resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries. #NewsTracker #Thailand #Southeast Asia #malaria #Malaysia #HealthBuzz #drug-resistant malaria
CWG 2014 Nigerian 16-year-old gold medallist Amalaha fails drug test

Jul 29, 2014

CWG 2014 Nigerian 16-year-old gold medallist Amalaha fails drug test

Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha, at 16 the youngest female weightlifter to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal, has failed a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). #Sports #Nigeria #WADA #Gold Medal #Drug test #Commonwealth Games 2014 #Chika Amalaha #women's 53kg #weightlifter #Commonwealth Games Federation
Modi isn't sincere about dealing with Punjab's drug problem Congress

Jul 18, 2014

Modi isn't sincere about dealing with Punjab's drug problem Congress

Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today expressed dismay over the Narendra Modi government's "lack of sincerity" in tackling the "serious issue" of drug abuse in the country. #Punjab #Narendra Modi #Modi #Modi government #Capt Amrinder Singh #Punjab drug problem
India largest user antibiotic meant for multi-drug resistant bacteria, says report

Jul 15, 2014

India largest user antibiotic meant for multi-drug resistant bacteria, says report

A recent study has shown that India is the largest user of an antibiotic called carbapenems meant only as a "last resort drug" for fatal multi-drug resistant bacteria. #Life #India #NewsTracker #Antibiotic #multi-drug resistant bacteria #Ramanan Laxminarayanan
Angelina Jolie's drug video: 3 reasons why it isn't a big deal

Jul 10, 2014

Angelina Jolie's drug video: 3 reasons why it isn't a big deal

In an old video leaked recently by Angelina Jolie's former drug dealer, Franklin Meyer, we see the actress talking on the phone as she paces around an untidy apartment. #InMyOpinion #Brad Pitt #Angelina Jolie #Drug video #Franklin Meyer

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Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

May 23, 2013

Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

The Ranbaxy saga of fraud and greed goes beyond that. In India, it shows how our regulators too have failed us. #TheLongView #Health #Drugs #Ranbaxy #Healthcare #Pharma
India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 12, 2011

India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

A big US pharma company has finally taken proactive measures (learning from history no doubt) to license innovative drugs to low-cost drug makers in India so that they reach the people who need them the most. #Ranbaxy Laboratories #GeekSpeak #HIV/AIDS #Antiretroviral drug #Gilead Sciences

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India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 31, 2014

F.D.A. Moves to Regulate Lab-Developed Tests

The Food and Drug Administration said it felt the need to act to ensure the safety of home-brew test systems that are being developed and marketed widely...
India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 31, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals ‘disturbing trend’ of brazen attacks against border security by gangs, drug and human traffickers

A weekly report distributed by a Texas state agency to senior law enforcement officials paints a grim picture of the Mexican border...
India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 30, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals ‘disturbing trend’ of brazen attacks against border security by gangs, drug and human traffickers

A weekly report distributed by a Texas state agency to senior law enforcement officials paints a grim picture of the Mexican border...