Vietnam's state pharma raises $19.6 million in oversubscribed IPO

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Vietnam Pharmaceutical Corporation, wholly owned by the Ministry of Health, sold a stake of 18 percent for more than VND443 billion (US$19.6 million) in its initial public offering on Thursday, local media reported.

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Authority takes back drugs Efixime, Tana for low quality

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The Vietnam Administration of Drug under the Ministry of Health June 19 sent its document to departments of health across the country to announce its decision to suspend two low quality drugs including Efixime 100DT and Tana.

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Overuse of antibiotics in husbandry cause of drug resistance

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Overuse of antibiotics in husbandry cause of drug resistance

The extensive use of antimicrobial drugs has resulted in drug resistance that threatens to reverse the medical advances and abuse of antibiotics in breeding animal is one of cause of unsafe food, warned health experts yesterday.

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Thailand first in Asia to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV: WHO

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Thailand first in Asia to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV: WHO

Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, a milestone in the fight against the disease.

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Thailand first in Asia to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV: WHO

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Thailand first in Asia to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV: WHO

Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, a milestone in the fight against the disease.

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Cancer cell therapies could be approved next year: Juno, Kite Pharma

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Cancer cell therapies could be approved next year: Juno, Kite Pharma

A new wave of experimental cancer drugs that directly recruit the immune system's powerful T cells could begin reaching patients next year, according to companies presenting new data at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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After a heart attack, people more likely to take statins as directed

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People may do a better job of following doctors' orders to take statin drugs - prescribed to protect against cardiac problems - after they wind up hospitalized for a heart attack, a large study suggests.

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Australian man gets life sentence for drug trafficking

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The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on May 30 gave life sentence to Jones Nathan Andrew James, an Australian national, on the charge of the illegal transportation of drugs.

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New incentives needed to develop antibiotics to fight superbugs

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New incentives needed to develop antibiotics to fight superbugs

Drugmakers are renewing efforts to develop medicines to fight emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but creating new classes of drugs on the scale needed is unlikely to happen without new financial incentives to make the effort worth the investment, companies and industry experts said.

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Action month of drug prevention, control launched

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Action month of drug prevention, control launched

VGP – The PM has asked ministries, agencies, and the People’s Committees of cities and provinces to launch the action month of drug prevention and control from June 1-30, 2016.

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Thai woman, 3 Vietnamese sentenced to death for drug trafficking

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Thai woman, 3 Vietnamese sentenced to death for drug trafficking

A court in Hanoi sentenced three Vietnamese and a Thai woman to death on Monday for drug trafficking.

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Challenges facing the global fight against drugs

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Challenges facing the global fight against drugs

The 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, which ended on April 21, was held for the first time in 2 decades.

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Common medicines tied to changes in the brain

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Common medicines tied to changes in the brain

Commonly used drugs for problems like colds, allergies, depression, high blood pressure and heart disease have long been linked to cognitive impairment and dementia. Now researchers have some fresh evidence that may help explain the connection.

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New front opens in war on superbugs: experts

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New front opens in war on superbugs: experts

A newly-discovered antibiotic-resistant gene is threatening to open a new front in the war against superbugs by rendering a last-resort drug impotent, experts warn.

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A smart patch for diabetes

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South Korean scientists have developed a smart patch that can monitor a diabetic's blood sugar levels through their sweat and deliver drugs when needed.

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