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Return of SARS possible this fall

...ommunities in the United States and sparked travel bans against Asian tourist groups and conference participants worldwide."...

Couples in Britain can have “designer” babis

...opments in science and medicine.” The existing law bans the alteration of the genetic structure of any cell that is part of a human embryo but the government wants to test public opinion to see whether it could be allowed for research. Keywords:[Source: Deccan Chrnicle]...

French and wine: inseparable and just perfect?

...te an atmosphere of fear. But a policy of fear and bans does not work."”, referring to the recommendation of warning labels. Two points raised by the report are better training of doctors in detecting excessive drinking and exhorting former alcoholics to create support networks to help others Alongside th...

NHS Staff To Face Ban On Smoking

...nion has called this an unworkable proposal, as it bans even smoking in the car park. This is in spite of the fact that the union is opposed to smoking. The union has also threatened that it will legally challenge the ban on the grounds of infringement on the civil liberties of the workers. Professor Sir...

WHO Intensifies Anti-Tobacco war

...The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control of WHO bans sales of cigarettes to minors, in addition to bans on advertising and promoting tobacco products. The treaty has been ratified by as many as 100 nation...

Vietnam administers Bird flu vaccination to all birds

...deadly disease. The government also removed all bans regarding the import of all processed poultry products, live fowls, ornamental birds, related products and eggs from unaffected countries....

Media Messages Can Serve To Reduce Smoking Indoors

..., while 65% of those surveyed had complete smoking bans within their homes. Edited (ANI)...

More Teenagers Take To Smoking

...re is already a law in force in the province which bans smoking at places where minors are permitted. North Carolina on the other hand has succeeded in combating the teen smoking menace. The anti-tobacco measures in North Carolina have also received abundant funding like $15 million for the year 2004-200...

Ventilation Systems Not Effective in Blocking Tobacco Smoke

...ystems work to 'negate the need for indoor smoking bans around the world,'" she said. "MPs in Westminster will soon have the chance to use their free vote to decide whether England will follow Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and go totally smokefree. I urge them to read this paper - the only way to p...

Muslim Leaders’ Help Sought To Discourage Smokin

... These rulings need to be backed up by advertising bans and support to stop smoking if they are to have much effect on smoking rates, they concluded. Edited (IANS)...

Smoking Ban To Be Soon Implemented In South East Asian Bars

...nues and bars. In Malaysia and Thailand, smoking bans already exist in air-conditioned restaurants, gove... of restrictions on the tobacco industry including bans on cigarette advertisements, on smoking in most public places and requirements that all cigarette pa...

Poland: Parental warning systems are likely to be adopted in video games.

...the toughest legislation in the world, introducing bans on excessively violent video games and Poland wants to join the race....

Female Foeticide Continues To Be On Rise In India

...s, of course. The Prenatal Determination Tests Act bans misuse of modern technologies for selective abortions, but that has made no difference. "It is likely that the more educated the couple there is less chances that the girl child would survive because they not only understand the use of technology b...

Rivals of the South Dakota Law Says No to Abortion

... Republican, signed the law. The anti-abortion law bans nearly all abortions, even when pregnancies result from incest or rape. Even if the woman's life is in jeopardy, the law states that the doctors must try to save the life of the fetus as well as the woman. On the other hand if the doctors who perfo...

Patients Indignant at Exorbitant Phone Bills from Hospital

...eductions in the phone charges as well as relaxing bans on personal mobile phone use. In one case it was found that charges as high as 1.50 pounds a minute were being charged on a calle, although Patient line, the provider of the hospital bedside phone service says its top rate is 49 pence a minute. ‘...

Making a mocktail of chemical cocktail in children’s blood

...ction level of banned chemicals which implies that bans do work to curb the menace. The negative thing is that effects stay on long after a chemical is removed from use. In this case DDT which has been banned years ago but can still be detected in children as young as 10. In a retaliatory and responsi...

Too Much PC Gaming Makes Children Lonely and Sick

...ly take away the games or the computer. 'General bans achieve nothing,' Grosch says. He advises parents to take a look at the games themselves and to warn their children about the potential dangers. Zobel advises against children having their own computer in their rooms. Computer-free times should b...

Incidence Of Smoking Less, Obesity More, in Canada: StatsCan

...on-smokers are victims of passive smoking despite bans on public smoking , although fewer young folks were keen to taking up smoking . 15 per cent of non-smokers , 12 years and above, opined, that they were still regularly exposed to passive smoking in public places. 'This was down from 20 per cen...

Bacteria Can Convert Flame Retardant Into Toxic Form

...nding author. "It implies that current and planned bans of the most toxic forms of PBDEs may be ineffectual if the less toxic forms are rendered more toxic when released into the environment." In laboratory animals, high blood levels of PBDE are associated with cancer, lowered immunity, thyroid problems,...

Light & Mild Cigarettes Just As Harmful As Regular Ones

...the US, there is an European law in existence that bans misleading descriptions like ‘Light’ & ‘Mild’ on all cigarettes sold in the European union. Amanda Sandford, with the ‘Action on Smoking and Health,’ said that a previous research in the UK had supported findings of the study in US. She said, “It's n...

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