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Dengue vaccine results from Thailand trial expected by September

The efficacy of the first dengue fever vaccine is expected to be known by September when results of tests on thousands of Thai children will be revealed, the pharmaceutical firm Sanofi Pasteur said Thursday. Sanofi Pasteur has been collaborating with Thailand's Ministry of Health and Mahidol University in conducting dengue vaccine

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Thai pharmacist accused of supplying narcotics makers

A senior pharmacist at an Udon Thani hospital has been disciplined and is subject to a criminal investigation for allegedly embezzling the profits from the sale of a large amount of cold medicine containing a precursor chemical used to make amphetamines. The unnamed official is accused of forging reports that 65,000

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BIOTEC researchers develop viral resistant antibiotics for commercial use

BANGKOK, 10 February 2012 (NNT) - Researchers from the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Thailand (BIOTEC) have successfully developed ‘Ascochlorin’, which is viral resistant, from fungi found 8 years ago in a national park. According to BIOTEC Director Dr. Kanyawim Kirtikara, a team of scientists from BIOTEC

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Undercover Cops Raid Pattaya Drugstore Selling Viagra

Center of Children and Women Protection Agency (CCWPA) and Pattaya police raids two drugstores selling Viagra and sleeping pills without licence to tourists. Value of confiscated drugs 100,000 THB. Pattaya, [PDN]; Pol. Maj. Kriangsak Boonprawat, officer of Center of Children & Women Protection Agency and Pol. Capt. Pemika Wiwatpongpan, female

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Thailand gives licence to Venus Remedies for supply of anti-cancer drug

Venus Remedies, pharmaceutical manufacturer, said on Tuesday the Company has been awarded a contract for supply of its anti-cancer drug Docetaxel to the Thailand government. The Company has bagged the compulsory license from the Thailand government for the supply of anti-cancer drug. The contract is valid for one year and

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