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PGIMER researchers find prevalence of MDRTB in Chandigarh at 17%

Chandigarh: The prevalence of Multi Drug Resistance Tuberculosis (MDRTB) in Chandigarh and adjoining areas is as high as 17 per cent, according to a study conducted by doctors at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. The study is published in BMC Infectious Diseases.

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Doctors acting as a rubber stamp for drug companies?

New Delhi: A report by the parliamentary standing committee for health and family welfare, which looked at the functioning of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), reveals that some drug companies have been writing scientific recommendations of their own products and submitting them to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) after getting them endorsed by top doctors for a quicker marketing approval.

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