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Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration have recommend that drugs Serevent and Foradil no longer be used for asthma. Top-selling Advair was not affected by the recommendation. Copyright © 2008 National Public Radio®. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. MICHELE NORRIS, host: There is news today for people who take asthma drugs. An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration gave mixed reviews to a popular class of those drugs. The committee says that two of the four drugs should not be used to treat asthma. Two others, the committee says, are ...
covering synthetic chemicals and drugs, prepared Chinese medicines, medical devices, apparatus and instruments, hygiene materials, packing materials, and pharmaceutical machinery . The profile of the pharmaceutical industry in China remains very low. China accounts for 20% of the world’s population but only 1.5% of the global drug market. China's changing health-care environment is designed to extend basic health insurance to a larger portion of the population and give individuals greater access to products and services. Following this period of change, the pharmaceutical industry is expected to continue its expansion. The ...
Multi Level Marketing (MLM) – Does It Work? | Business44.Com ...
For some people, MLM is the way to go and indeed a large number of people around the world swear by it and i personally know people who make well over $100k a year working their multi level marketing program. The unfortunate part about it is that they were the only ones making money. No one on their team was duplicating the efforts they were doing. Whether they were selling vitamins, travel, a gas saver product, lotions, potions, pills, candles or juice beverage products, I have tried it all and it was a difficult task for me. The classic MLM training plan is to firstly approach your family & friends but if you are ... market research, surveys and trends
Connecticut AG Urges Curbs On Pharma Influence // Pharmalot
For the second time in the past two years, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is urging legislation requiring strict limits and disclosure of gifts from drugmakers to doc that may influence health care decisions. His proposal was made during testimony on the legislation. “This proposal recognizes that health care providers and pharmaceutical companies should interact and exchange ideas and experiences - but in the sunshine of transparency and disclosure,” Blumenthal says in a statement . “Addicted to profits, drug companies focus relentlessly on practitioners, seeking enhanced sales and profits. While certain ... market research, surveys and trends


Narcotic 'lollipop' is big seller despite FDA curbs
While pregnant with her second child three years ago, Tiare Frontera suffered from bad migraines. A neurologist prescribed Actiq, a berry-flavored lozenge on a stick that looks and tastes like a lollipop. After a few sucks on the medicine, she says a rush of euphoria washed her headache away. Soon, Mrs. Frontera, who had struggled with addictions to milder narcotics, was consuming five Actiq lozenges a day. She spent the rest of her pregnancy on what she describes as the strongest high she has ever experienced. When she gave birth, her baby son was cranky and wouldn't sleep. Doctors told her he had become addicted to the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Obama Health Plan's Success Rides on Cost Curbs: Albert R. Hunt ...
Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- As Democratic Senate and House leaders privately hammer out a final compromise on their competing versions of health-care legislation, the controversies focus on a government-run option and abortion. These are irrelevant to the important decisions that will affect the credibility and sustainability of the measure. The House narrowly passed a public option, which, clearly lacking the necessary 60 votes to pass in the Senate, is dead. The differences in the anti-abortion language in the two versions are largely about semantics and placating those who see this issue in theological terms or as a vehicle to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Obama's AIDS fight to focus on prevention
released his national strategy for combating HIV/AIDS on Thursday promising to use federal funds more wisely, but immediately drew criticism from AIDS activists for what they say is a delayed plan lacking significant new funding and falling short of former President George W. Bush 's efforts. Mr. Obama 's plan, designed to fulfill his campaign promise to come up with a strategy to combat the spread of AIDS nationally, uses $30 million from the new health care law and focuses resources on gay and bisexual men, blacks, Hispanics and drug users - the demographic groups most at risk. Its goal is to curb new infections by ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Let's stop dying for a drink
As a GP for 30 years, I have witnessed first-hand how the misuse of alcohol destroys lives. I have seen people who were drunk, people who had cirrhosis of the liver or another alcohol-related illness, such as heart disease, as well as those who were injured or assaulted while drunk. My colleagues working in accident and emergency departments tell me that every weekend they see children who have been found unconscious through drink on the street and brought to hospital by the police or the ambulance service. Nationally, one child under 12 is admitted to A&E because of alcohol every 48 hours – with 181 such admissions last year. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Review article Essential drugs in the developing world
explains the delay in developing a code of drug marketing practice ..... the understanding that they would put only a. 15% profit mark-up on the drugs they .... rationalization and curbs on wasteful and inessential drugs ought to apply ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
FDA Issues Final Rule Restricting Access and Marketing of ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule containing a broad set of federal requirements designed to significantly curb access to and the appeal of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products to children and adolescents in the United States. Published March 19, 2010, the new rule becomes effective June 22, 2010, and has the force and effect of law.   Titled Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protect Children and Adolescents , the new rule restricts the sale, distribution, and promotion of these products to make them less accessible and less attractive to kids.  ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Nicholas Johnson, Market Competition Won't Curb Drug Costs
Looks like we�ll have to nationalize pharmaceutical research, abandon patents and put drugs in public domain � at affordable prices. Those words don�t spring naturally from my keyboard. Market competition can be the consumer�s best friend. It�s my first choice. But our drug market isn�t working. � We combine public and private enterprise. ... A privately owned building has government inspectors examining the safety of elevators or the cleanliness of restaurants. We do what works. There�s something problematic about private profit maximization as a delivery mechanism for a nation�s health. Most countries� public, ...
How's the architecture job market for a recent college graduate in ...
Lately I was looking for a job in El Paso. I have 3 degrees, military experience, and about 10 years of work experience in my field. The job market here royally sux, and I'm about to bail on this city for good. I am delighted for the opportunity to give you a detailed and opinionated account of what I've found during the year I've been here. Some of this you will find potentially offensive. Too bad. You will see from my other answers that I'm a bright person and a deep thinker, not shallow and rude. I am not the rude one here; El Paso is and El Pasoans are. The short version is that EP ...
Vacant Homes For Sale - What are the challenges the owner/Realtor ...
Vacant homes are MUCH easier to show. Apointments can be made at short notice and the sellers are not having to spend as much time getting the home ready to show. It must be attended to on a regular basis by either the realtor, the sellers or a designate. While problems are relatively rare in our area, it is a good idea to check after showings that doors are locked, curtains left in an appropriate position, bathrooms and especially toilets are clean and lights are turned off or on etc. On a different time schedule, you need to ensure that flyers are brought in. The seller needs to ensure that yard maintenance is done. Home ...