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PETA Hails McCartney for Boycotting Animal-testing Charities

...s commended Sir Paul McCartney for his decision to boycott cancer charities that test on animals . The former Beatle, who has supported cancer charities since his first wife Linda died of the disease in 1998, recently revealed that he is planning to decline financial support to organisations that practice ...

Naked Activists March Against Burberry Use of Fur in Fashion

...kyo's glitzy Ginza district Friday as they urged a boycott of fashion giant Burberry for using fur. Walking arm-in-arm, three women walked up to the Burberry store on the Ginza strip of high-end boutiques wearing nothing but a banner reading: "The naked truth: Burberry butchers bunnies." Onlookers sna...

Animal Lovers Protest Brutal Dog Killings

...ngalore and Mumbai simultaneously, also decided to boycott the purchase of all products from Karnataka. "We have decided to boycott the purchase of all goods from Karnataka, including coffee, denim, silk and sandalwood products to p...

Feud Between Two Medical Publications

Researchers were asked to boycott the British Medical journal Lancet by a British Medical publication. This is due to the alleged ‘warmongering’ attitude// of Lancet’s parent company Reed Elsevier. While talking about this issue, editor of the BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal)...

Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Color Can Cause Cancer And Permanent Blindness

...om they are buying. As a community one requires to boycott the buying of substandard colors. There are several organizations that are trying to create awareness on how to make your own safe colors. It is quite ironic how we spend the whole year round taking the utmost care of our skins and bodies, and o...

Shoppers Advised to Drop Foods Not Worth Their Salt

...g or more than 2.4g of salt per serving. Similar boycott of ‘unhealthy’ foods in the past, had led to reformulation of food stuff, to enable healthier choices to the public. The campaign group's chairman, Professor Graham MacGregor, said: 'This proves that lower salt versions can be developed and we must n...

WHO Makes No Bones about Global Polio Eradication

...two years. This was mainly due to the immunization boycott sparked off in Northern Nigeria by stiff-necked Islamic clerics in the year 2003. The present deadline of 2006 does seem bleak, with polio cases prevailing in Afghanistan, India, Nigeria and Pakistan. WHO’s technical advisory panel has said that th...

Saddam to Miss Court Session for Health Reasons

...n October 19, 2005. The defence team announced a boycott of the court following al-Obaidi's death unless their demands and those of their clients were met. If the defence lawyers abstain from the upcoming session, the court will appoint lawyers from the court-affiliated legal bureaus. (Source: IANS)...

Cats To Aid in Prevention of Bird Flu

...ering the wider economic implications of a poultry boycott or a walk-out by poultry workers if bird flu takes a hold. ...

Prostitutes Feared of Spreading Syphilis During World Cup

...s in Sweden and the US before the World Cup, for a boycott of the tournament. Prostitution is legal in Germany but police have raided brothels to ensure no one is working under duress to meet the demands of the thousands of male fans expected to seek sex services. Brockmeyer blamed the current spread of ...

Reservation boycott by Medical student fraternity continues in Bangalore

...e words of Anurag Arora, who led the boycott, "Our boycott and dharna will end today and from tomorrow it will only be a silent protest wearing black badges till the Centre's decision on the issue is known." Still the interns and the Post-Graduate students said, "We will work as usual and wait for the Cent...

First Formal Protest by Medical Students against Quotas

...very soon. The angry students said that they would boycott classes, exams and keep away from hospital duty. O...e and B J Medical College, have already decided to boycott classes for an indefinite period. ...

Patients In A.P Inconvenienced As Doctors Go On Strike

...sday warned that if the demands not met they would boycott the emergency services on Wednesday. The contention of the association was that the government order gives undue advantage to the in-service doctors, dilutes the quality of medical education and the number of seats to the fresh medical graduates are...

HIV Positive Girls Face Boycott

... in the Indian State of Orissa are facing a social boycott as they have tested HIV positive. The sisters Kanaklata and Rashmita have only their uncle to count on for help. // They don’t even go to school or play outside. Their father Sourendra worked in Mumbai as a laborer for nearly 15 years. When he return...

Jharkhand Chemists to Boycott Viagra

...ug in Jharkhand. If our request is heeded, we will boycott the drug," said Sinha. A medical shop owner also echoed the comments voiced by Sinha, “The common practice here is to sell medicines even without a prescription. But Viagra is supposed to be sold strictly on prescription. We fear many customers will ...

Jharkhand Pharmacies Refuse To Sell Viagra

...ug in Jharkhand. If our request is heeded, we will boycott the drug," said Sinha. Another druggist said: "If Viagra's consumption leads to any side effects, we will be in trouble for having sold it without prescription." Sinha said that the state's medical shops and wholesale dealers could have made a goo...

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