Prolonged execution by new drug cocktail for Ohio killer

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Prolonged execution by new drug cocktail for Ohio killer

A US murderer struggled and gasped for air for at least 10 minutes on Thursday as he was put to death in a prolonged execution using a controversial new drug cocktail, according to witnesses.

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South Africa risks spreading totally drug-resistant TB: study

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South Africa risks spreading totally drug-resistant TB: study

LONDON – Patients with contagious and highly drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) are being routinely discharged from hospitals across South Africa, exposing others in their communities to potentially deadly infections, researchers said on Friday.

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U.S. FDA urges doctors to limit acetaminophen doses

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U.S. FDA urges doctors to limit acetaminophen doses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday urged doctors to discontinue prescribing drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per tablet or capsule, to reduce the risk of liver injury.

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State to cut funds for cancer drugs

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State to cut funds for cancer drugs

The national Health Insurance Fund may decrease reimbursements for certain prescription drugs if a Health Ministry draft circular goes into effect.

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2013 drug statistics a cause for concern

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A worrying rise in drug crime was recorded in 2013 with a growth in the number of cases, arrested suspects and seized drug hauls, Deputy Minister of Public Security Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong reported on January 10.

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Report: drug crimes, prostitution on the rise

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A report released yesterday revealed an increase in criminal activities related to drugs and prostitution in 2013.

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Public shun locally-made drugs

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Public shun locally-made drugs

VietNamNet Bridge – Former Deputy Minister of Health Doctor Le Van Truyen, spoke with the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about why Vietnamese people are still hesitant to use domestically produced pharmaceuticals.

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UK lawmakers criticise govt's stockpiling of Roche drug Tamiflu

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UK lawmakers criticise govt's stockpiling of Roche drug Tamiflu

LONDON – British lawmakers on Friday criticised government spending of 424 million pounds ($702 million) to stockpile Roche's medicine Tamiflu, saying doubts about the drug's effectiveness suggest it may not be money well spent.

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Foreign drug traffickers arrested at airport

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Foreign drug traffickers arrested at airport

Customs at Tan Son Nhat International Airport detained two foreign nationals trafficking drugs, seizing 4.68 kilograms of cocaine and drug precursors, the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department said on Jan. 2.

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Locally-made drug use still a bitter pill

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Former Deputy Minister of Health Doctor Le Van Truyen spoke with the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about why Vietnamese people are still hesitant to use domestically produced pharmaceuticals.

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Public shun locally-made drugs

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Former Deputy Minister of Health Doctor Le Van Truyen, spoke with the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about why Vietnamese people are still hesitant to use domestically produced pharmaceuticals.

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Indian drugs banned after quality failures

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Indian drugs banned after quality failures

India-based pharmaceutical firm XL Laboratories Pvt., Ltd has had all of its products permanently banned from being marketed in Vietnam for consistently trading sub-standard products.

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Program launched to patronize Vietnamese made drugs

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Program launched to patronize Vietnamese made drugs

The Drug Administration of Vietnam, under the Ministry of Health, launched a program on December 20 in Hanoi, to encourage people to use more Vietnamese made medicines.

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TPP membership to make medicine more expensive in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – If the US proposal on the long drug protection duration is approved by TPP member countries, this would badly affect the Vietnamese drug manufacturing and trade.

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Campaign pushes local drugs

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

A programme to increase knowledge among doctors, hospital managers and the community about using local drugs was launched by the Drug Administration of Viet Nam (DAV) yesterday in Ha Noi.

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