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Cavemen painted while high on drugs


Washington: Prehistoric man made cave art while high on hallucinogenic drugs, a new research has claimed. A team of international scientists studied over 40,000 years worth of cave paintings.
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Six new drugs in clinical development stage: Dr Reddy's


Hyderabad: Country's second largest drug maker Dr Reddy's Laboratories has said it is working on six new drugs in different areas, including metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases, psoriasis

Special: Pet lovers hail ban


Hyderabad: Animal lovers have hailed the recent ban on testing of drugs on animals by the Drug Controller of India along the lines of the European Union. India is the first country in South Asia to i

Substandard medicines: SC dismisses plea against Ranbaxy

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a probe against Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd for allegedly manufacturing and selling substandard medicines due to lack of evidence against

Novartis sued for healthcare fraud


New York: The U.S. government sued Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. on Tuesday, claiming it gave kickbacks to pharmacies to switch kidney transplant patients from competitors’ drugs to its own.
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Vijender & I did drugs: Boxer


Patiala/Chandigarh:  Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh’s roommate and sparring partner Ram Singh was on Sunday expelled from the National Institute of Sports after admitting that he consumed dr

7,253 theft, 549 drugging cases on trains till September 2012

As many as 7,253 theft and 549 drugging cases in trains were reported till September 2012, according to Railway Ministry data.

Maximum number of theft cases (1,406) were reported in Western Central R

Costly drugs to get affordable

The Centre on Thursday approved the long-awaited National Pharmaceutical Pricing Policy (NPPA), which intends to keep the prices of 348 essential drugs under control and thus reduce prices.

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SC seeks govts’ replies on human trial of drugs


Taking a serious view of alleged use of human beings as guinea pigs for clinical trials by drug companies, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and various states governments to reply to the allegation.

Customs team hunts for drugs, gets mud

Customs officials at Chennai airport were left red-faced on Tuesday night after a ‘narcotics’ haul turned out to be sand.

The officials had offloaded Mr Joseph, 65, and Ms Mariaselvi, 60, both French

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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