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Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts
...ared with 48,000 from smoking. Predictably it is boom
time for weight loss companies, with all its attendant risks. In a famous case, the Herbal Magic Systems, a diet company settled out of court a suit against it for over three million dollars. In the documents filed with the court case, the patient...
States' Spending may Help Keep Childless Seniors Independent
...unity as long as possible." Given the aging baby boom
generation and concerns of families caring for aging parents, the researchers caution that further research is needed to determine how to allocate limited long-term care resources in the United States....
As the US Population Ages, Hospital and Doctors Visits Shoot Up
... going back to the doctors," Burt said. The baby boom
generation are now prime users of the medical system. Burt's team surveyed 352 hospitals and about 1,200 physicians throughout 2005 for the study. Of 2.4 billion drugs mentioned in patients' medical records in 2005, 118 million were antidepressan...
Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on
...sian financial crisis, and the subsequent economic boom
has combined with an influx of bargain-hunting tou...erground rail network, is hoping to cash in on the boom
with a giant shopping centre beside Tsim Sha Tsui, to be called Elements. It will provide the reta...
Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West
...nomy is merging with the fuel economy. The ethanol boom
has seen sugar prices track oil prices and now the same is set to happen with grain, Mr Brown argues. "As the price of oil climbs so will the price of food," he says. "If oil jumps from $60 a barrel to $80, you can bet that your supermarket bills wil...
Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say
...outlets in 2008. "And that is because India's next boom
is retail," he said. "Even if you are only selling to 10 percent of the Indian population, that equals Europe." Bordeaux winemaker Bernard Magrez agreed about being careful in China, having owned a vineyard there for 10 years. "I have done China," he...
China Closing in on US for Highest Number of Web-users
...006, according to official figures. The Internet boom
has been pivotal in the country's ongoing social transformation, providing a new forum for Chinese to conduct business, seek romance, or discuss sensitive political or other issues considered officially taboo. But this has irked the country's contr...
Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow
...wing awareness and excited talk of an eco-building boom
in Asia, Shailendra Yashwant, a climate campaigner with environmental group Greenpeace, says Thailand still has a long way to go. "The policy makers will tell you that the potential is immense, but none of them are working on removal of barriers," ...
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