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Pharmaceutical experts differ over how to limit dependency on a common painkiller.
LOWER-priced HIV/ AIDS drugs for children are the expected outcome of a licensing agreement signed between US pharmaceutical manufacturer AbbVie and the United Nations’ Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), AbbVie announced on Monday.
The tobacco industry is not unique. Both it and the pharmaceutical industry would like to monopolise the e-cigarette action.
There her friend Jolene, similarly weak and skeletal, lay. Jolene’s family were too poor to travel 50 kilometres from Atlantis to Brooklyn Chest Hospital in Ysterplaat, Cape Town, for regular visits.
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MORE than half the samples of medical devices submitted by companies bidding for state tenders failed to meet the grade, a senior Department of Health official yesterday told MPs who are considering new laws to regulate the sector.
The bill was introduced on February 26 by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. There are at least nine bills still to be debated by the House before they can potentially be passed and legislated.
UPWARDS of 60% of its members’ products could end up being rendered illegal when new laws are enacted, the Health Products Association said on Wednesday in an appeal to Parliament to change key definitions in the Medicines and Related Substances Bill.
Vaginal rings filled with antiretrovirals (ARVs), ARV injections and partially effective vaccines are some of the HIV prevention weapons under development.
YOLANDA contracted her first urinary tract infection when she was 17. When she was 20 the painful attacks were an almost fortnightly occurrence, and she was on a first-name basis with staff at a pathology laboratory.
HEALTH activists and patients of multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) on Thursday petitioned the Medicines Control Council (MCC) to speed up the registration of a cheap generic version of Pfizer’s Zyvoxid (linezolid), saying the delays were costing lives.