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ANF foils drugs smuggling bid in Lahore airport

07 July, 2019 11:14 am 11:14 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Tuesday foiled a bid of smuggling drugs abroad from the Lahore airport. According to the reports, officials of the ANF recovered heroin-filled capsules, from a passenger on a Dubai-bound flight. The arrested man was identified as Hamid Alauddin. The drugs were concealed in the capsules, the passenger … Read More



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National Medicine Policy to be introduced to regulate prices of drugs: Zafa...

05 May, 2019 8:10 pm 8:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Thursday National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has said that National Medicine Policy (NMP) is being introduced to regulate the prices of drugs on long-term basis. Addressing a news conference on Thursday, he said the government is working on this policy in consultation with stockholders … Read More



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Trump touts rising US border ‘wall,’ proposes economic penalty ...

04 April, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

CALEXICO, Calif. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump promised approximately 450 miles (725 km) of new “wall” along the southern US border, after threatening to slap Mexico with an unspecified economic penalty to crack down on what he describes as a crisis of undocumented immigration and drug trafficking. Referring to a “colossal surge” of immigrants, Trump … Read More



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DRAP increases prices of medicines from 9 to 15 per cent

01 January, 2019 3:22 pm 3:22 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) on Friday announced a price hike of medicines from 9 to 15 percent across the country. The DRAP issued a notification of hike in prices of drugs. The notification stated that the revised maximum retail prices of the medicines will be printed on the … Read More



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Action to be taken against anyone caught with drugs: Shehryar Afridi

01 January, 2019 1:21 pm 1:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi has said that action will be taken against anyone caught with drugs. Speaking to the journalists, the minister said his father married thrice and that he is from a big family. To a question about relation with Talal Nadir Afridi – who was arrested … Read More



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AbbVie rheumatoid arthritis drug succeeds in late stage trial

10 October, 2018 10:40 am 10:40 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – AbbVie Inc on Tuesday said its experimental rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment showed significant improvement in physical function, pain and quality of life compared with the commonly prescribed generic drug methotrexate in a late stage clinical trial. The US drugmaker hopes the drug, upadacitinib, can help replace lost revenue from its top-selling … Read More



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HIV prevention drugs could dramatically cut new infections

10 October, 2018 2:15 pm 2:15 pm

CANBERRA (Reuters ) – An HIV-prevention drug pill, dubbed PrEP, dramatically reduced new infections , Australian researchers report. Although HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) had been shown to be effective in past clinical trials, the Australian researchers write in The Lancet HIV that the current study looks at the impact of the medication in a more … Read More



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Some dietary supplements contain potentially harmful drugs

10 October, 2018 10:52 am 10:52 am

LONDON (Reuters ) – Potentially harmful pharmaceuticals not listed on product labels were found in more than 700 over-the-counter dietary supplements, researchers report. The pharmaceuticals, which were found in so-called natural products, were most likely to appear in supplements marketed as weight loss aids, muscle builders and male libido enhancers, according to the report published … Read More



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FDA warns of serious genital infection linked to certain diabetes drugs

08 August, 2018 10:56 am 10:56 am

(Reuters) – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Wednesday a serious genital infection has been reported in patients taking a certain class of diabetes drugs, with one death and 11 others hospitalized. The warning pertains to a class of medicines called SGLT2 inhibitors, first approved in 2013 to lower blood sugar in … Read More



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Weight loss drug lorcaserin found safe in large study

08 August, 2018 9:57 am 9:57 am

LONDON  (Reuters ) – Eisai’s weight loss drug lorcaserin does not increase people’s risk of major cardiovascular events, according to data from a study of 12,000 overweight or obese patients. Everyone in the study, which was funded by Eisai, had atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease or multiple risk factors for heart disease. With half the study participants … Read More



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MQM-London target killer among four held in Karachi

07 July, 2017 11:14 am 11:14 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Police have on Sunday apprehended at least four accused including Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-London) target killer during raids in Karachi’s different areas. As per details, police carried out a raid near Orangi Town’s Khalil Market and arrested a Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London’s (MQM-London) target killer namely Ahsan alias Sonu. Weapons were also … Read More



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