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John Reid reaffirms British Government’s commitment to tackling health inequalities

John Reid reaffirms British Government’s commitment to tackling health inequalities

New teatment for intractable low blood pressure

New teatment for intractable low blood pressure

Scientists get new motor neurons to migrate through the spinal cord

Scientists get new motor neurons to migrate through the spinal cord

Launch of first national multicultural diabetes prevention campaign

Launch of first national multicultural diabetes prevention campaign

Prana Biotechnology gets US$20 million funding for Alzheimer’s treatment research

Prana Biotechnology gets US$20 million funding for Alzheimer’s treatment research

Cholesterol-lowering statin products may be the next class of drugs to go over the counter

Cholesterol-lowering statin products may be the next class of drugs to go over the counter

Estimates vary, but as much as 20% of new prescriptions never get filled and 85% of refills never leave the pharmacy

Estimates vary, but as much as 20% of new prescriptions never get filled and 85% of refills never leave the pharmacy

On-line laboratory auctioneer receives $1 Million US in bids in a single day

On-line laboratory auctioneer receives $1 Million US in bids in a single day

HIV drug market will grow to an $8 billion industry by 2013

HIV drug market will grow to an $8 billion industry by 2013

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants

Serious allergic reactions in cancer patients require expert intervention

Serious allergic reactions in cancer patients require expert intervention

Untreated postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at risk for first spinal fracture within one year

Untreated postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at risk for first spinal fracture within one year

Northern Ireland scientists target bowel cancer treatment

Northern Ireland scientists target bowel cancer treatment

Hong Kong officials review laboratory safety procedures

Hong Kong officials review laboratory safety procedures

Philippines tightens SARS screening at all entry points

Philippines tightens SARS screening at all entry points

New suspected SARS case over the past 24 hours

New suspected SARS case over the past 24 hours

Serono says Rebif an effective treatment  for brain lesions

Serono says Rebif an effective treatment for brain lesions

Tips to avoid Lyme disease and West Nile virus

Tips to avoid Lyme disease and West Nile virus

New standard may minimize the risks and exaggerated benefits of medications

New standard may minimize the risks and exaggerated benefits of medications

Russia's housing conditions linked to high rates of asthma amongst children

Russia's housing conditions linked to high rates of asthma amongst children