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British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs

Lipitor accounts for worldwide sales of more than $10 billion. The drug is prescribed to patients diagnosed as having an increased risk of cardiovascular// disease and diabetes and those with angina and high blood pressure. ..Recently while conducting raids at some wholesale locations British authorities unearthed spurious packets of Pfizer's blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor . Officials are a...

Health Authorities Claim Some Relief likely from Post floods diseases in Mumbai

Mumbai, Aug 15.The health authorities and the state administration of Maharastra who have been under severe criticism for their inadequate handling of the Mumbai floods are now under defensive and are controlling the damage already done to their image//. ..The health authorities have reported fewer admissions of new patients Monday as the outbreak of deadly post-floods diseases such as leptospi...

Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled

In a strange robbery in Vancouver at the virology lab of the St. Paul's Hospital, 19 samples of HIV positive blood were taken from the locked freezer//. The vials were also labelled with the name and other confidential medical information of the persons the blood had been taken from. ....The police and hospital authorities are puzzled over this bizarre theft. The samples were being stored in the...

Health Authorities Take Step to Control MRSA Infection

The National Public Health Service for Wales published, figures for rates of serious bloodstream infections caused by bugs, including MRSA. This step is taken to assure// the public that all measures are carefully taken by the health officials to protect the public. John Wardell, 76, a former theatre manager acquired MRSA infection after a hip replacement operation at Abergele Hospital in 2003....

Meth Addiction On The Rise, US Health Authorities Concerned

Methamphetamine addiction has reached alarming proportions, with the number of global users outnumbering other users of other stimulant drugs such as heroin or cocaine//. Health authorities from the U.S have warned that if appropriate steps are not taken to change the trend, it could lead to a global threat. ..Methamphetamine or crystal meth, as it is commonly known, is a stimulant that induces...

Couple Try To Hoodwink Authorities By Remarrying

A married couple who tried to hoodwink authorities by tying the knot in a mass marriage function in order to collect Rs 5000/- as a reward have been hauled away to jail//. ....Akil and Sitara from Vidisha district were married 15 years ago and have three children. ....But they decided to "remarry" when they learnt about the government's mass marriage promotion scheme under which Rs.5,000 is give...

Unhealthy Oral Habits among Teenagers – Reported Dental Health Authoritie

While some progress has been taken to improve the oral health of children and adolescents but much remains to be investigated - Researchers team reported// in an international session of Dental Health. ..Researchers from eight countries including Australia, China, Finland, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait, Scotland, Thailand reported in the 84th General session of the International Association for Dental...

Roche Calls For Re-Examination Of Tarceva Data By EU Authorities

Roche Holding AG announced today that it has asked EU health authorities to re-examine data related to approving the pancreatic cancer treatment Tarceva.// The European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) had recently rejected the Tarceva application. ...."People with pancreatic cancer need new treatment options like Tarceva, which has been proven in clinical trials to signific...

Calgary Health Authorities Apologize to Woman over Miscarriage

The Calgary Health Region has apologized to a woman who had a miscarriage in a packed emergency room and was denied a private place to go through the process.// ..On Tuesday Health region CEO Jack Davis said, "On behalf of the region, we are sorry that this situation occurred and we empathize with this patient and her family." .."We are reviewing the circumstances of this case, as we do with all...

Fresh Scare of Contamination in Pork Prompts 'Prompt' Recall by Authorities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have brought to the notice of the general public //that a consignment of pork products that were manufactured on September 13,18,19,2006 and marketed to retail and wholesale establishments in the state of Ohio , and Columbia have been discovered to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes This was establishe...

Medical Marijuana Not Legal, Say Authorities

This raid is one that has left its victims stoned. .. Federal agents of Los Angeles’ Drug Enforcement Administration raided eleven //medical marijuana producing establishments Wednesday. The raids are the biggest raids to ever be reported in the county, with agents seizing more than 5000 pounds of pot (marijuana), as well as pot-laced food such as ice cream and chocolate bars. .. According to the...

Pakistan: Authorities Plays Down Bird Flu Risk

Pakistani authorities on Thursday expressed confidence in their efforts to reduce the risks of further outbreaks of the deadly// H5N1 strain of bird flu, after two separate incidents at poultry farms in the north. ...."The season is yet not over [for bird flu], but we have sufficient monitoring and surveillance arrangements in place to check and deal with any sporadic cases that might occur," M...

Jail Authorities Warning Makes Paris Start Eating Prison Food

Prison authorities warned Paris Hilton to be prepared for an intravenous drip if she continued to refuse prison food, as the hotel heiress health began to worry them . ......As soon as the socialite was transferred back to the LA prison after correctional treatment for her medical condition, the socialite turned jailbird refused to eat. ......According to a source, Hilton also lost about 5 lbs...

Health Authorities Fear West Nile Season Again in US

Health authorities in the US are worried about yet another bout of West Nile, a potentially fatal, mosquito-spread infection. ...Rudy Bueno, the Chief of Mosquito Control of the Harris county has said that the situation may worsen if people don't follow the precautionary measures. There is still a large percentage of people in Houston who have not yet been affected by this disease. Not using r...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

Millions of tax dollars are being spent to demolish vacant houses and buildings and open up green space in Youngstown in northeast Ohio . ...The hope is the tough, blue-collar environment of the gritty city could be redefined that way parks may grow, crime may drop and property values may rise. ...If Youngstown becomes more livable, job and population numbers may stabilize or grow. The city es...

Czech Authorities Kill 70,000 Birds at H5N1 Farms

Around 70,000 birds have been killed at two Czech poultry farms where the H5N1 strain of bird flu, which is potentially fatal to humans, was confirmed this week, veterinary authorities said Friday . ......Czech authorities have also decided to kill a further 70,000 birds, mostly chickens and turkeys, on three nearby farms even though bird flu has not been detected there, veterinary service spoke...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

Dean Carroll, 25, of Coalgate, 60km west of Christchurch, died of blood poisoning a day after being discharged from Christchurch Hospital's emergency department . ... ...An independent report into his death was publicly released on Monday at an emotionally charged press conference attended by his family. ......The report cleared the hospital of negligence over Carroll's death, but said it faile...
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