Gambia: WHO Warns Against Indian-Made Cough Remedies As 66 Children Die in Gambia
[RFI] The World Health Organization has issued a warning that four cough and cold syrups produced by Maiden Pharmaceuticals in India could be linked to the deaths of 66 children in Gambia. The UN health agency says contaminated medication may have been distributed to other countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WHO alert over India-made cough syrups after deaths in The Gambia
Some 66 deaths in The Gambia may be linked to four syrups made by an India-based firm, world health officials say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four India-made cough syrups under the scanner; CDSCO initiates probe after WHO red-flags
(Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cough syrups by India's Maiden Pharma linked to 66 deaths in Gambia, WHO issues alert
The WHO also issued a medical product alert asking regulators to remove Maiden Pharma goods from the market. The products may have been distributed elsewhere through informal markets, but had so far only been identified in Gambia, the WHO said in its alert. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brooklyn Woman Pleads Guilty in Large-Scale Fraud Scheme involving Prescription Medications
FDA OCI, Tamara Feldman, Petrova, Brooklyn NY, wire fraud, conspiracy, Devan Abrams, Azad Khizgilov, Roman Shaulov, others, large-scale, sophisticated, black-market, importation, sale, dangerous, addictive prescription medications, Rx drugs, credit card, transactions, Russia, China, India, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 5, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Why Native Americans Are Dying Sooner
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that American life expectancy had taken a nosedive during the pandemic, with the biggest drop occurring among non-Hispanic American Indians and Alaska Natives. It was reassuring to see coverage of this terrible trend; but largely absent was the context and history underlying these disparities. The reasons why indigenous people were hit hardest by COVID-19 go beyond the fact that they also have very high rates of underlying comorbidities—like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Instead the roots of health disparities among indigeno...
Source: TIME: Health - October 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Céline R. Gounder Tags: Uncategorized freelance health Source Type: news

Pandemic-related disparities persist, California Health Interview Survey finds
Key takeaways:The percentage of California young adults who say they have thought about comitting suicide is 30.5%, a significant increase over last year, and more than double the proportion from five years ago.Principal investigator Ninez Ponce says the findings reveal a major unmet need for mental health resources, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.Nearly half of adult respondents  said they had experienced an extreme weather–related event in the prior two years.The number of 18-to-24-year-olds in California who reported having thought about committing suicide at some point in their lives increased to ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 5, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Vulnerability as determinant of suicide among older people in Northern Indian states - Patel AB.
This article understands the nature and examines the cause of mo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Risky routes, safe suspicions: gender, class, and cabs in Hyderabad, India - Annavarapu S.
This study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Avalanche kills at least 4 mountaineers in Indian Himalayas
At least four people were killed and 28 people remain missing after an avalanche hit a group of mountaineers in the Indian Himalayas on Tuesday, according to an Indian mountaineering organization. #himalayas #mountaineers #avalanche (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FNS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Food Programs Reporting System
Notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) seeking comments on the consolidation of programmatic and financial data reporting requirements under the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS). The consolidation gives State agencies and Indian Tribal Organization (ITO) agencies one portal for the various reporting required for the programs that they operate. Comments are due by December 5, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 5, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

The effects of ridesourcing services on vehicle ownership in large Indian cities - Wadud Z, Namala J.
The role of ridesourcing services on vehicle ownership is an important research area, especially in the context of the environmental implications and long term sustainability of these services. However, evidence from literature so far is mixed, with studie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Apollo Hospitals acquires 60% stake in AyurVAID for Rs 26.4 crore
"We believe there is immense scope to deliver evidence-based integrated medicine, combining allopathic and traditional models, to improve outcomes and quality of life for our patients. This will be a transformational journey, which will lead to the evolution of care models in India and around the world," PTI quoted Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Chairman Prathap C Reddy as saying. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India-made cough syrups may be tied to 66 deaths in Gambia: WHO
WHO said it was conducting further investigation with the company and regulatory authorities in India. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cerebriu signs Indian radiology services provider
Radiology artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Cerebriu has adde...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cerebriu to integrate software into MRI from Siemens Healthineers Cerebriu expands board of directors Cerebriu appoints new chairman, secures order Cerebriu taps new CMO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news