pharmaceuticals

 
Antidepressant pollutants make courting birds violent — study
Antidepressant pollutants make courting birds violent — study
Songbirds altered their courtship behaviour after exposure to antidepressants increasingly found in the natural environment, according to a...
Fighting the spread of fake drugs in Africa
Fighting the spread of fake drugs in Africa
"I can't differentiate between fake drugs and correct drugs."
National cancer drug shortage may last until October
National cancer drug shortage may last until October
A deadly national cancer drug shortage is approaching its third month and patients may have to go without until October - if they can make it.
Activists lead fight for the right to cheaper drugs
Activists lead fight for the right to cheaper drugs
The agreement on Trade-Related Aspects on Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) has disadvantaged many developing countries because it compelled...
TB drug priced out of reach
TB drug priced out of reach
A promising new tuberculosis (TB) drug produced by the Japanese pharmaceutical company, Otsuka, will be made available to developing countries -...
Activists fear a pharmaceutical plot is at play
Activists fear a pharmaceutical plot is at play
With no word on when the long-awaited National Policy on Intellectual Property will be finalised, activists are anxious "big business" is getting a...
New drug policy is patently high risk
New drug policy is patently high risk
An unprecedented and controversial overhaul of South Africa's patent system – already in motion – promises either cheaper drugs and economic...
Letters to the editor: January 24 to 30 2014
Letters to the editor: January 24 to 30 2014
The incessant, carefully crafted attacks on President Jacob Zuma, which in most cases are baseless, are not merely directed at Zuma as an individual but are meant to sow divisions within the ANC in the main....
Editorial: Stop the rot of secret party funding
Editorial: Stop the rot of secret party funding
We should welcome the arrival of United States-style political lobbying to our shores. Yes, the methods mooted on behalf of big...
Motsoaledi: Big pharma's 'satanic' plot is genocide
Motsoaledi: Big pharma's 'satanic' plot is genocide
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has accused a group of multinational...
PIC still mulling Adcock’s $1.3bn CFR deal
PIC still mulling Adcock’s $1.3bn CFR deal
Adcock's largest shareholder Public Investment Corporation (PIC) said it will not decide whether to support a $1.3-billion...

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