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India's Health Ministry said Friday it had set up an expert panel to review the operations of its drug regulatory agency, accused of colluding with pharmaceutical firms to approve drugs without trials.
Medications May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In China, life expectancy should reach 74.5 years by 2015, Chinese Health Minister Chen Zhu said on Thursday.
Health Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In Brazil, a country known for girls in mini-bikinis and where body-consciousness borders on obsession, nearly half the population is overweight, a study by the Ministry of Health released Tuesday found.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Spanish government, which last month introduced a tough 2012 budget, said Monday it expects to save another 10 billion euros ($13 billion) by making public services like education and health care run more efficiently.
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The British government will introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol in England and Wales to tackle their infamous binge-drinking culture, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Friday.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- China will abolish the transplanting of organs from executed prisoners within five years and try to spur more citizens to donate, a top health official says.
Other Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Executed prisoners were still the main source of organs used in transplant operations in China due to the lack of voluntary donations, a top health official was quoted saying Wednesday.
Other Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Some 3,000 cases of typhoid have been reported in Zimbabwe's capital of Harare since the first case was detected in a working-class suburb in January, state media reported on Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Six specialised teams, each with a doctor, will criss-cross the Netherlands as of Thursday to carry out euthanasia on patients at home whose own doctors refused to do so, a pro-mercy killing group said.
Other Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
India was taken off a list of polio endemic countries by the World Health Organisation on Saturday, marking a massive victory for health workers battling the crippling disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Britain's health minister was angrily heckled Monday over health care reforms that the government says will improve efficiency but opponents claim threaten the foundation of the country's state-funded ...
Health Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brazilian Health Minister Alexandre Padilla on Thursday warned that Rio de Janeiro faced a major dengue epidemic, although he said the virus strain prevalent was not fatal.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Belgium's health authorities on Wednesday advised women with defective breast implants made by French firm PIP to have them removed.
Other Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
South Africa, home to the highest number of HIV cases in the world, should see a massive reduction by the end of the decade after a sea-change in government policy, a UNAIDS official said Thursday.
HIV & AIDS Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
France vowed on Tuesday to investigate failures to detect faults with the French-made breast implants at the centre of a global health scare, as a senior lawmaker urged a full parliamentary probe.
Other Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0