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Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors
...d them the Bush administration believes a patients bill
of rights is likely to become a reality. "Every patient should be able to get the treatment that he or she needs, including the right.. to see the specialist when a specialist is needed, Thompson said, prompting a standing ovation by several hundred ...
Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?
...ion banned GHB in 1990. President Clinton signed a bill
in 2000, indicating that its possession or use is illegal except for supervised study on narcolepsy. The government has turned GHB into a forbidden fruit. The FDA outlawed this drug lacking proper procedure. Narcoleptic patients have found that Xyre...
World SARS-free within weeks
...isease could be transmitted -- to be given a clean bill
of health by the first week of July. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which is believed //to have jumped from animals to humans in southern China late last year, has killed more than 800 people worldwide, infected some 8,500, trimmed economi...
House heads for Medicare drug vote
...House headed for a historic vote Friday night on a bill
that would a prescription drug benefit to Medicare... each passed their own versions of a Medicare drug bill
earlier this year -- the House by one vote. Republican House and Senate negotiators and two Democrat...
Senate assures ban on smoking
...ding measure, Romney may veto certain parts of the bill
and not others in the coming days. Romney also pr...gislative leaders delayed action on a property tax bill
pushed by Mayor Thomas M. Menino of Boston and other local officials. Menino and his aides had lobbi...
A case for euthanasia
...that they have agreed on a compromise, bi partisan bill
aimed at saving the life of Terri Schiavo, the brain damaged woman whose feeding tube was discontinued on friday following a order by U.S. District Judge James Whittemore was denied the request by Schiavo's parents, who sought to restore the feeding ...
Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte
...ging in trademark offences under the spurious drug bill
and that if the government was really serious about knowing the exact magnitude of spurious drug manufacturing, they would have ordered for the national survey which was recommended by the Mashelkar committee last year. They also feel that there is n...
DNA Directory Under Construction For Indian Criminals !
... in parliament this year. The first draft of the bill
is being circulated among ministries of law, home ...re it is tabled in the parliament. If passed, the bill
will allow one to store, retrieve and use a DNA fingerprinting database of convicts and criminals. I...
Popularity Of Homeopathy On The Increase
...opathic treatment. "Most of my patients settle the bill
out of their own pocket," he says. Steuernagel sees no reason why homeopathy should be sidelined by conventional medicine. "All doctors who offer homeopathy are trained physicians who have completed an additional three-year training course. Only th...
US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans
...such a moratorium, in an amendment to the spending bill
that funds the EPA. The amendment would prohibit the agency, beginning on 1 October, from conducting human exposure tests or using data from tests conducted by third parties in its pesticide risk assessments. An identical amendment was passed by the ...
Hospital Cuts Costs By Moving Cancer Patients To Hotels
...t of approximately ￡4,000. The hospital in-patient bill
for the same period would have been about ￡14,000. The drive for cost savings would force the NHS to move towards greater use of hotels. The money paid towards bed occupancy could go into paying for these expensive new cancer drugs. This will also ...
British Grandmother has timely bypass surgery in India
...e her local hospital had let her down. Her medical bill
came to just under 5,000 pounds, which is a fraction of the cost of having the operation in the private sector in Britain. Mavis, who has three children and four grandchildren, was first diagnosed with heart problems in May 2003. At the New Cross Ho...
Scrutiny Sought For Reused Devices in U.S.
...he plans to address the issue in an appropriations bill
next year and possibly call for a hearing on the matter. FDA relies on doctors to voluntarily report problems with faulty medical devices, and medical facilities are required to report to the FDA deaths, but not device malfunctions. Naomi Halpern, ...
Meat firm 'won't go down without a fight'
... we get the answers we need so we can give a clean bill
of health," Dr Buckett said. He said the department would want to know is why it failed and where it failed, and what measures are going to be taken to make sure it won't fail again. Conroy's recalled stock from supermarkets after listeria was fo...
Rhode Island legalizes use and possession of Marijuana
...d the Rhode Island House and senate has passed the bill
giving permission to patients with cancer, multipl... Marijuana to ease pain in these patients. The new bill
allows patients to have possession of Marijuana under medical prescription, as earlier the possessio...
Bill to Ban Abortion In Indiana Introduced
...na state Rep Troy Woodruff (R) said he had filed a bill
(HB 1096) that would make abortion illegal in the ...d endanger the life or health of the mother. The bill
will change state law to make performing an abortion a Class C felony, carrying a two- to eight-year...
AIDS Patients Deceived By Private Health Care System In China
... Her hospital stay soon ended up, with her medical bill
exceeding more than $1,400. This was thrice as great as her annual income. She was then asked by the medical director to go away and wait until she earned some money. This situation had prompted the necessity of a well-financed campaign against the...
Tracking the spread of disease with the help of money
...y where they found a pre-marked bill. Then each bill
is given a unique diary and its travel course is recorded. For example one bill
passed through eight different states, assorted restaurants, a racetrack and a strip club completing...
Alberta’s New Reform Plans In Health Care Secto
...ent for introducing the Bill 11 because the passed bill
allowed the expansion of the private clinics. But her new plan called as the nine-point plan included various changes beneficial for both the people and the clinicians. It allows the doctors to practice in both the private and public hospitals t...
California Employers may need to Fork out more on Health Benefits
...r the needy, according to the recent communiqué. A bill
portraying these sentiments is slated for introduction in the parliament. Wal-Mart, the retail giant, was recently subjected to a similar legislation passed in Maryland and now it is the turn of the California laws intended for employers with a work...
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