Tag: "brickbats" at medical news
Health Insurance Scheme Generates Conflicting Opinions
...eived the approval of the Government is attracting brickbats
and bouquets. As many as 2.5 million households stand to benefit from the scheme which the ICICI-Lombard is // meant to implement. But the scheme has come under criticism from some experts who contend that it will do no good to the poor while under...
Pain in the Back? Try Acupuncture
Acupuncture has had its share of brickbats
and bouquets, and many have looked at it with suspicion, whether it can deliver as well as it claims//, but now a new study has shown that acupuncture is pretty effective in treating patients suffering chronic back pain. A study was conducted amon...
The Food Pyramid Guide Enters Supermarkets
...lthy. Of course, if there are bouquets there are brickbats
as well. Many officials have dismissed this effort as a publicity gimmick. Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, feels the same and said, 'This program won't undermine Americans' diets, but it won't si...
Generic Biologics – U.S Panel Hearing Draws Mixed Response
...ugs after patents expire. Yet it has drawn both brickbats
and accolades from various sections. Says Jay Siegel, head of research for Johnson & Johnson's biotechnology business: ' You just can't take a molecule that you don't know what it is and market it to the people. It's too risky.' He opines that ri...
Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons
... clothing from company Grattan, has been receiving brickbats
from many of Britains cosmetic surgeons. The Grattan catalogue enables shoppers to buy treatments, pay over a number of weeks and have their procedure at any clinic run by Transform, a firm founded in Manchester and having a chain of surgeries. E...