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Americans win Nobel medicine prize for circadian rhythm work

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three Americans on Monday for discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms. The laureates are Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young. Rosbash is on the faculty at Brandeis ...

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Six on remand, EUR 350,000 seized in the bachelor’s degrees bribe case

Six people, including a renowned plastic surgeon, were placed on remand in the file of the bachelor’s degrees bribe. Over EUR 350,000, documents and IT systems have been seized following those over 100 searches conducted in this case. Overall, 36 ...

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Pfizer to open new regional logistics center in Romania

The new center, called Above Market Planning (AMP) Hub, will have its HQs in Bucharest and will provide a simpler and more direct communication way among the European markets and the Pfizer production units around the world, Pfizer informed in ...

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Cytostatic crisis in Romania. Lanvis for leukemia treatment running short

The Romanian Health Ministry on Monday confirmed that stocks of Lanvis, a medicine used in treating leukemia, are almost running short. The ministry promised to emergently look for another supplier. However, the representatives of the patients with cancer say that ...

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Health system issues: Military doctor remanded for bribe taking. Medicine surplus at Pantelimon hospital

A doctor with the Military Hospital has been remanded by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) prosecutors for bribe taking. The military doctor is charged with asking from three patients the amount of EUR 500 for nose esthetical surgery and received ...

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Romania, Austria and Finland gave the most engineering graduates in the EU

One in five university graduates in Romania, Austria and Finland (21 % each) got their diploma in 2014 in engineering, industry or constructions, the Eurostat statistics reveal. Within EU, the highest percentage of graduates is in social sciences, business and ...

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Competition Council: Doctors still prescribe too many expensive drugs

The analysis conducted by the Competition Council on the pharma market reveals that patients are forced to pay much more for drugs because doctors prescribe the so-called innovative products, not the cheaper options. “What we see coming out from this ...

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