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The "Indiana Jones" of Periodontics

The world’s most adventurous Periodontist. Dr. Axel Spahr swims with sharks, fights giant baboons & has served the German Special Forces Sydney Dental Hospital’s Professor Axel Spahr would resent the suggestion, but he is dentistry’s Indiana Jones. Besides researching, teaching and treating patients, he has fought off giant baboons, swum with great white sharks, served…

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Anti Depressants called back by GSK

  The Irish Medicines Board has confirmed that a number of batches of an anti-depressant drug being recalled by GlaxoSmithKline had been placed on the Irish market. The recall was ordered following a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration. It said the active ingredient for the drug, manufactured in Co Cork, may have…

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UN fears further Spread of Polio

GENEVA: About 50,000 Pakistanis have crossed into eastern Afghanistan to escape air strikes over the past 10 days and 435,000 have fled within their homeland, which could fuel the spread of polio as many are not vaccinated, UN agencies said. Pakistan’s military gave residents of North Waziristan until the end of Monday to leave the…

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Pakistan Sweeps APDC Elections in Dubai

Dubai: At the recently concluded Asia Pacific Dental Congress, all three contesting candidates from Pakistan won their seats. Drs Asif Arain and Anwar Saeed successfully defended their Vice President and Chairman Public Health seats respectively.  Dr Mahmood Shah who also contested the elections was able to win to become the new Chairman of Oral Diseases…

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Muslims raise suspicion on Polio Vaccine‏

LAGOS: The success of the global effort to eradicate polio may rest on the outcome of a week-long tour of India, South Africa and Indonesia by a Nigerian delegation which has been conducting tests on polio vaccines used for immunisation in Nigeria. The team, which was due to return home on Thursday, comprised health officials…

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FDI Dental Congress in India – Sept. 2014

New Dehli, India: The Indian Dental Association (IDA) will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress from 11th to 14th September, 2014 in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. Having an international outreach, it will be a unique event in the 2014 dental calendar as a global audience of more than 10,000 visitors are…

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