Regulation of complementary and alternative medicine discussed

Regulation of complementary and alternative medicine discussed

The regulation of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Qatar was discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Law and Medicine series.The symposium brought together legal and healthcare professionals from Qatar and internationally to discuss the current laws regulating the practice, practitioners and the products of CAM in Qatar, integrating […]

Genentech's Investigational Personalized Medicine Entrectinib Shrank Tumors in People with NTRK Fusion-Positive …

Genentech's Investigational Personalized Medicine Entrectinib Shrank Tumors in People with NTRK Fusion-Positive …

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced results from an integrated analysis of the pivotal Phase II STARTRK-2, Phase I STARTRK-1 and Phase I ALKA-372-001 trials that showed the investigational personalized medicine entrectinib shrank tumors (objective response rate; ORR) in more than half (57.4 […]

Reduction in medicine prices

Reduction in medicine prices

Deo Debattista, Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Valletta 2018 (centre), flanked by Malta Medicines Authority chairman Anthony Serracino Inglott and MCCAA chairwoman Helga Pizzuto. Photo: Walter Sargent/DOI Parliamentary Secretary Deo Debattista recently an­nounced price reductions on 23 medicines and five medical de­vices. These include antibiotics, antidepressants, antihistamines, oral contraceptives and antifungals. The price of the […]

Services animals are a modern, furry medicine

Services animals are a modern, furry medicine

For one local resident, having a service dog is a comfort whether she is at home or out in public. Suzette Critchlow rarely goes anywhere without LuLu, a certified service dog that provides her with comfort to calm her anxiety. LuLu wears a pink vest outlined in black with the words “Service Dog” clearly marked. But, she […]

Panel to present report on medicine theft in Punjab

Panel to present report on medicine theft in Punjab

PHOTO: REUTERS/ File LAHORE: The Punjab Health Department has advised the inquiry committee members to complete the investigations in three days over the issue of theft of medicines and allotting a tender to a substandard company. Besides Health Secretary Saqib Zafar, Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid also took a strict stance over the issue […]

Family medicine department at Keene hospital adds new face

Family medicine department at Keene hospital adds new face

Cheshire Medical Center has announced a new addition to its family medicine team. Corrine del Perugia-Stoddart, an advanced practice registered nurse, recently joined the department, according to a news release from the Keene hospital. She has more than 20 years of experience as a nurse. Del Perugia-Stoddart holds a Master of Science in nursing, with […]

LyondellBasell's PP Copolymer Advances Medicine Storage

LyondellBasell's PP Copolymer Advances Medicine Storage

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB – Free Report) is introducing Purell EP374M, a polypropylene (PP) heterophasic copolymer that advances the storage of medicine and healthcare articles at low temperatures. Purell EP374M, which is produced using a non-phthalate catalyst, can be used in injection molding applications for the healthcare industry. Articles produced with Purell EP374M maintain toughness and […]

Virtual Medicine for Real Patients

Virtual Medicine for Real Patients

Nobel laureate Martin Karplus is hoping to develop a vaccine against HIV. However, although the emeritus professor of chemistry has a lab at Harvard University, and is collaborating with biophysicist, Arup Chakraborty, at nearby MIT, they perform many of the experiments in the virtual world. Their research centers on the small number of people infected […]