Tag: "advertising" at medical news
Drug Companies Hit Out at Thai Generic Drug Scheme
...lopment," he said. "In fact if they were honest, advertising
often eats up significantly large amounts of their profits than R and D does." Source-Bio-Bio Technology...
Susceptibility to TB is High Among the Smokers
...risk factor for TB may have greater resonance than advertising
its risks for cancer and cardiovascular disease.” Source-Newswse SRM...
French Women can Get Fat
... for France. Sweden and Norway forbid broadcast advertising
aimed at children. Ireland has imposed a ban on TV ads for candy and fast food and prohibits using celebrities and sports stars to promote junk food to kids. Britain has adopted nutritional guidance for food packages. Hopefully, the French will th...
British Doctors Eye for Private Hospitals in India
...atest edition that many Indian hospitals have been advertising
for British doctors. It quotes the Coimbatore hospital as saying in its ad: 'Salary will not be a constraint for the right candidate'. A senior doctor told IANS that a major reason for private Indian hospitals wanting to employ Britons is medical to...
Salt Consumption Needs To Drop Further
... further come down to this level. FSA is launching advertising
campaigns which indicates that the processed food accounts for the 75%salt intake of people. It also advises people to check the salt content of the food like sandwiches, pasta sauces and pizzas before they eat them. Dr Susan Pryde from Scotland's ...
Legal ‘high’ Drugs Declared Illegl
... the UK with immediate effect, and must cancel all advertising
and promotion including Internet promotion and sale. The agency has warned that piperazine is a medicinal product and must be licensed and sold only in pharmacies, after safety regulations. There are warnings of prosecution issued to illegal vend...
Regulation Suggested For Private Medical Screening
...sed which could be from the healthcare commission, advertising
standards authority or from office of fair trading. Professor Mayur Lakhani, chairman of the Royal College of General Practitioners, told the magazine that medical screening has become widely accepted but is harmful if national standards are not ad...
Smoking on Television is Harmful to the Health of the Nation's Youth: BMA
...ir late 20s. Despite bans on television tobacco advertising
and moves to raise the legal age of purchasing cig...ents. “Although bans have prevented direct tobacco advertising
on television there is still widespread portrayal of smoking on television in prime-time programming...
Kids Watch too Many TV Junk Food Commercials: Study
...hich is the largest ever carried out on television advertising
aimed at kids, had researchers look at and analyse...o voluntarily develop and implement guidelines for advertising
and marketing directed at children and youths. Source-IANS...
Junk Food Ad Overkill Shows Urgent Ban Needed
...lled on the Federal Government to urgently ban all advertising
of junk food to children, after a new study revealed// that two-thirds of advertising
during high-rating children’s television programs promotes junk food. 'This startling study demon...
Moratorium Proposed on Advertisements of Newly Approved Drugs
...rs to require drug makers to wait two years before advertising
a newly approved drug directly to consumers. The...s that fail to do post-approval studies and to ban advertising
of a new drug to consumers for two years. The safety of new medicines would be reviewed 18 months an...
Hormones- The Same Regardless Of Packaging
...alson, the agency's drug chief. Commenting on an advertising
material from a site claiming that its progesterone cream increases bone mass density, prevents osteoporosis and decreases the risk of breast cancer, Dr. Jacques Rossouw, chief of the Women's Health Initiative branch in the National Institutes of Hea...
High Demand for the Cancer Vaccine
...o vaccinate one quarter of the suitable girls. The advertising
has created a great demand for the vaccine. At three doses per patient only a small percentage of the demand can be met. The practitioners have even created a priority waiting list for it. There's a huge demand for it," said Dr. Elizabeth Sanders of ...
Food Ads Prompts Children to Eat More
...aid the study proved a direct link between TV food advertising
and food intake among children. "Our research confirms food TV advertising
has a profound effect on all children's eating habits - doubling their consumption rate," he said. ...
More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs
...e on employees' wages. Those who submit to false advertising
and the cult of youth make it harder for their friends and colleagues to resist. They put economic and consumerist pressures on those who might start hating wrinkles they could otherwise accept. The health gap between rich and poor is already wide ...
UK Facing Major Sexual Health Crisis Among Teens
...onflicting messages, with "explicit or subliminal" advertising
and coverage of "celebrity" behavior being prevale...tricted. "For example, there are restrictions on advertising
condoms pre-watershed, and on showing a picture of a condom out of its wrapper. Our young people are...
Anti-smoking Ads at the Movies Doesnt Make Any Impact on Smokers
...he type of advertisement screened as some types of advertising
may reinforce smokers intentions to smoke, they add....
New Studies: Commercials Aren't Making Kids Fat
...dermines the supposed link between television food advertising
and childhood obesity. A report issued last Friday...t appear to be mirrored by similar changes in food advertising
exposure." This echoes FTC's conclusion that the average child aged 2 to 11 viewed about 10 percen...
China Bans Smoking at Olympics
... authorities to raise tobacco taxes, ban cigarette advertising
and issue stronger warning labels on tobacco products. He also said there should be an increase in smoke-free areas. The government has banned smoking on public transport but it is still allowed in many public places, including restaurants. Bek...
Ban Smoking Indoor Workplaces and China Cause for Concern WHO
...ce tobacco consumption, including through a ban on advertising
and promotion -- stronger laws are needed, Bekedam said. 'Ultimately, China needs to enact national laws that set the standard for tobacco control for the entire country and are clear, strong and enforceable,' he said. 'Now China needs to implement c...
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