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Despite lower price of generic imatinib, overall costs for chronic myeloid leukemia remain high

Despite lower price of generic imatinib, overall costs for chronic myeloid leukemia remain high
Despite lower price of generic imatinib, overall costs for chronic myeloid leukemia remain high ORLANDO ? The price of generic imatinib has decreased substantially in the United States over the past 2 years, according to a speaker at ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. The decline comes after steep increases in...

{Taj Life Sciences}: Women’s Healthcare Awareness Initiative

{Taj Life Sciences}: Women’s Healthcare Awareness Initiative
Women?s Poor health condition in India: There?s lack of awareness about women?s health in India, mostly due to the taboos and superstitions associated with female genital hygiene and menstruation. Every 8 minutes, an Indian woman dies due to cervical cancer. Statistics state that this is the second-most common cancer among...

Look back at the decade: Generic drugs

Look back at the decade: Generic drugs
Fifteen years after it rose and went limp, the biotech sector saw a bull run of sorts In 2010, an unusual protest erupted over a still negotiated and secret free trade agreement between India and the European Union. Protesters were people living with HIV/AIDS and cancer. They saw a threat...

Wound healing events in mucous tissues could guard against AIDS

Wound healing events in mucous tissues could guard against AIDS
Wound healing events in mucous tissues during early infection by Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, or SIV, guard some primate species against developing AIDS, a recent study has learned. The research looked at why certain species can carry the virus throughout their lives, and still avoid disease progression. SIV is closely related...