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Thursday, 25.08.2016, 02:11
A lab test has confirmed the presence of African swine fever (ASF) in pigs on a farm with 2,700 pigs on Estonia's Saaremaa Island, reports LETA/BNS.
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Meldonium, the main ingredient used in the production of Latvian-made Mildtronate medication, might be removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) list of banned substances already this year, Ivars Kalvins, director of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, said in an interview with LNT commercial TV channel, cites LETA.
A program to develop medical education in Vietnam, written under the leadership of medical researchers from the University of Tartu, has received an European Commission grant of 958,804 euros, reports LETA/BNS.
Patients’ total debts to Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital (Eastern Hospital) has grown to EUR 4.5 mln, the hospital’s representative Inguna Potetinova told LETA.
Latvian drug wholesalers sold EUR 30.21 mln worth of medicines, including value added tax, in June this year at a 7% rise from June 2015, according to the data of the State Agency of Medicines (ZVA).
Lithuania's leading biopharmaceutical manufacturer Sicor Biotech, which is controlled by the international generic drugs producer Teva, posted a net profit of 87.018 mln euros for 2015, more than a two-fold increase from 41.171 mln euros in 2014, reports LETA/BNS.