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Global drug abuse stabilizes for first time in decades: UN

June 26 : The illegal production, trafficking and consumption of drugs worldwide has stayed stable for the first time in decades, a UN agency reported Tuesday. Continue reading “Global drug abuse stabilizes for first time in decades: UN” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2007
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WHO to implement new strategy on diseases of poverty

June 22 : The World Health Organization (WHO) based Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) has adopted a new strategy for strengthening and expanding research to prevent and control More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2007
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EU move against mercury should be adopted in India: NGO

June 22 : A Delhi-based environmental group Friday welcomed the European Union (EU) Parliament’s resolution to ban mercury trade which causes environmental pollution, and urged the Indian government to do More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2007
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New international health regulations to enter into force tomorrow

June 14 : The revised International Health Regulations (IHR) will enter into force on Friday. The regulations consist of a comprehensive and tested set of rules and procedures, which Continue reading “New More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
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BBSRC launches policy to share research data

New ways of making sure that UK scientists can make the most of the huge amounts of data coming out of bioscience research are outlined in a policy published Continue reading “BBSRC launches policy to share More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 30th, 2007
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Indian Pharmaceutical Policy referred to ministerial panel

April 30 : The draft National Pharmaceutical Policy has been referred to a Group of Ministers (GOM) though no timeframe has been set for its finalisation, Lok Sabha was informed Monday. Continue reading “Indian More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 13th, 2007
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Scheme gives new researchers a leg-up

A scheme that helps new bioscience researchers to set up their own labs and establish a track record in research has been given an overwhelming vote of approval in a new survey of participants and heads of university More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 21st, 2007
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San Diego Stem Cell Consortium Tops in State Funding

The San Diego Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SDCRM) leads California in grants and funding following the approval of Comprehensive Research Grants by the state’s stem cell agency. Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Monday, February 26th, 2007
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1.9 $ million for research on women’s and children’s health

A research group at Karolinska Institutet/Center for Family and Community Medicine has been granted $1.9 million (approximately SKr 13.5 million) to study how Continue reading “1.9 $ million for research More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, February 20th, 2007
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SKr 800 million for development of biotech firms

Karolinska Institutet´s innovations system for the commercialisation of medical discoveries is unique in the world. We have now accumulated a total of 800 million kronor Continue reading “SKr 800 million More...