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Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency

New York, Apr 15 (IBNS): While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Many users prefer medical marijuana over prescription drugs: Study

New York, Jan 18 (IBNS): As more states legalize cannabis consumption, many more people will likely use medical marijuana as a supplement to or substitution for prescription drugs, says a University of Michigan researcher.

There is an acute shortage of general physicians, say doctors at medical conference

Kolkata, Dec 30 (IBNS): The Medicon International 2016, the third international conference on Advanced Clinical Medicine, was recently held in Kolkata.

Ananth Kumar stresses upon need for affordable medicines

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar has appealed to the industry leaders, State Governments, other departments and civil society in pooling efforts to make available medicines at affordable prices to the common man.