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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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 Read More

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