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  • Separate Regulator for alternative medicine streams planned

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    A separate regulator for alternative medicine streams like Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani is being planned by the government under a new health policy to be unveiled shortly. Minister of State for Health Shripad Yesso Naik said a Cabinet note is being finalised for new regulations of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) products under the new AYUSH health policy.

  • Nadda for focused research to strengthen healthcare sector

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    Union Health Minister J P Nadda stressed upon the need for a focused academic research for strengthening the sector and providing “accessible and affordable” healthcare especially for the needy.

  • Menstrual cycle affects Nicotine Cravings

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    Women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods, according to a new study which suggests taking the menstrual cycle into consideration can help women smokers quit. The study was conducted by Adrianna Mendrek of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Institut universitaire en sante mentale de Montreal.

  • New App to Boost Social Skills of Autistic Kids

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    Researchers have designed a new app that can help kids growing up with autism develop basic social skills. The app, called Look At Me, aims to train autistic children to maintain eye contact and convey basic emotions.

  • Pfizer's Ibrance got accelerated approval from US FDA

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    U. S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to palbociclib (IBRANCE, Pfizer, Inc.) for use in combination with letrozole for the treatment of postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced breast cancer as initial endocrine-based therapy for their metastatic disease.

  • Arsenic in drinking water tied to drop in breast cancer deaths

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    A new study has found that high levels of arsenic in drinking water were associated with an "astonishing" 50 per cent drop in breast cancer deaths in Chile. The study presents results of breast cancer mortality data from a region in Chile where residents were inadvertently exposed to high levels of arsenic, a naturally occurring element found in many minerals.

  • Sun Pharma & Ranbaxy deal got US nod

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    Sun Pharma and Ranbaxy Laboratories announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has completed its review of the proposed acquisition of Ranbaxy by Sun Pharma and has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act).

  • Now a Phone sniffs out disease

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    A research consortium headed by Professor Hossam Haick of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is developing a product that, when coupled with a smartphone, will be able to screen the user’s breath for early detection of life-threatening diseases.

  • National Level Workshop on Industrial and Academic Perspectives of Regulatory Affairs to be held at Ali Allana College of Pharmacy, Akkalkuwa, Nandurbar

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    Jamia Islamia Isha Atul Uloom’s Ali Allana College of Pharmacy, Akkalkuwa, Dist. Nandurbar has organized national level workshop on “Industrial and Academic Perspectives of Regulatory Affairs in pharmaceutical industry.” This will be one day workshop on 10 February 2015 from time 10 am to 4.30 pm.

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