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Specialized Clinics For Manipur's AIDS Patients

...ming rate," said S.I. Ahmed, a frontline anti-AIDS campaigner in the region. --IANS...

Kiwi veterinarians angry Over Doctor's Advice

...ation is on war path against Australian euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke for his advise to use vets to get deadly drugs//. Dr Nitschke told more than 50 people at a Wellington meeting on Wednesday that one option for those wanting to die was to approach a "friendly vet" for the barbiturate Nembutal. Ne...

Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke could faces criminal conviction

...al Council of New Zealand said that the euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke does not possess a license for practising medicine in New Zealand. // The workshop informs participants of their legal rights about ending their lives. But the Council said that Dr Nitschke needs to be registered as a doctor to ca...

Use of Nanoparticles in Sunscreen under Scrutiny

...0 nanometers in diameter. Lisa Archer, a senior campaigner for one of the environmental groups said that if regulatory actions are taken late then it would result in large scale health and environmental damage. The FDA said that it has invited people to discuss the new kinds of nanotechnology materials being...

Wall's To Develop Low-fat Ice-cream Using Fish Blood

...o only create the protein. Clare Oxborrow a food campaigner of the Friends of the Earth has said: 'At a time when more and more consumers want to choose unadulterated food, it's disappointing to see Unilever investing in this unnecessary development in overly processed food.'...

Awareness Must to Tackle Hepatitis: Experts

...the disease." In his message, Irish anti-poverty campaigner and rocker Bob Geldof says: "Stigma, shame and fear can suffocate awareness. These barriers prevent people from getting tested, receiving treatment and clearing themselves of this disease. Seek advice from your doctor and ask about the risk factors f...

Greenpeace takes legal action against Thailand over GM crop

... Patwajee Srisuwan, who is a genetic engineering campaigner for Green Peace Southeast Asia, said, "We decided to sue the (Department of Agriculture) because we have been waiting for more than two years for them to do their duties." Ms. Srisuwan said, “Our group is also asking Thailand's Department of Agricu...

Sexual assault cases in mixed-sex psychiatric wards on the high

...he psychiatric wards have mixed sex. Mental health campaigner Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of the charity Sane, said, "These revised figures are likely to be the tip of the iceberg. " "Psychiatric units have become places which are rife with aggression and fear because of overcrowding and understaffing,"...

The Other Side of Transsexuals

...ara," said a transvestite who is an AIDS awareness campaigner from Vellore and pledged a pair of eyes along with 3,000 others under the aegis of the Tamil Nadu AIDS Initiative (TAI), a body affiliated to the state's Voluntary Health Services. The mass eye donation by the 'aravanis' (those with half a voice) ...

Botox at Your Own Risk?

...o address safety issues. Jenny Driscoll, health campaigner said: "There is an increasingly casual approach to non-surgical treatments - just look at Botox parties where people are encouraged to drink champagne before going under the needle. This is a boom sector and our concern is that the rush to make money...

25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs

...said. In an RTI application reply to information campaigner Harikumar P. of Kasargod in Kerala, the ministry of agriculture's secretary S. Kulshrestha said the "main reason for banning" pesticides was that some "involved a health hazard to human beings, animals and damage to the environment". Kulshrestha ad...

Female Infanticide and Feticide Continue to Increase

...nth birthday. Graa Machel, the children's rights campaigner from Mozambique, said: "The study shows that our failure to make an equal, more just world has resulted in the most intolerable of situations. To discriminate on the basis of sex and gender is morally indefensible; it is economically, politically and...

Taj Mahal is Enveloped by Pollution and a Foul Smell

...s dirty also," Hiroshi said. K.S. Rana, a leading campaigner for saving the Taj, said: "If things continue like this, the Taj Mahal's age will decrease. Earlier this year, the Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture said airborne particles were being deposited on the monument's white marble surf...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

... States," Democratic Senator Richard Durbin, a top campaigner in the US Congress for tighter food safety laws, said recently. The actions come amid growing protests over the massive US trade deficit with China, which stood at 19.3 billion dollars in April and 232.5 billion in 2006. Thursday's broad import c...

Egypt Outlaws All Female Circumcision

...yptian President Hosni Mubarak, has been an active campaigner against the procedure. On Thursday she called it "one of the most feared attacks against women" and said the battle to stop it must be a "national priority". Powerful religious leaders, usually silent on taboos relating to female sexuality, have ...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...lding 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," he says. "It is imperative that governments and f...

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