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Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...al Company and the Bayer Group today announced the closing of Dow's acquisition of Wolff Walsrode. The purchase price of EUR 540 million (approximately USD 725 million) includes a cash component and the assumption of financial debt and pension commitments. Following regulatory clearance from various authori...

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

...-Ngcuka, South Africa's Deputy President, told the closing session of the International Women's Summit on HIV/AIDS here. She urged men to live responsibly, to go for tests and participate in projects to help end the pandemic that has infected some affects 39.5 million people worldwide, mostly in sub-Sahara...

Move To Ban Asbestos Welcomed

...stablished for communities and workers affected by closing down the asbestos mines - most notably the eastern townships in Quebec where asbestos is mined. Natural Resources Minister Gary Lunn issued a one-paragraph statement defending the status quo on grounds that chrysotile asbestos, the only type mined ...

Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER

...ifornian authorities have said they could consider closing down a hospital at the centre of national outrage ...to figure out whether more harm would be caused by closing the hospital or keeping it open. ``When do the dangers associated with keeping the hospital open out...

California Government to Revoke License of LA Hospital

...ing-Harbor has made significant changes, including closing its once-busy trauma center, disciplining hundreds of workers, slashing services and reducing the number of inpatient beds from more than 200 to 48, all in an attempt to please those holding the purse strings. The media too has been unsparing in i...

Indigenous Child Abuse

... health. This initiative is an important step in closing the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. The AMA will seek cooperation between all levels of government, and between all agencies involved in delivering health and social services to the Indigenous communities. ...

Germany, Greece Hold Gay Rights Marches

...Berlin's homosexual mayor Klaus Wowereit said in a closing speech. In senior positions one can be homosexual, "but you cannot say so," he said, adding that equal rights had not been achieved for gays. Axel Hochrein of the German gay and lesbian association criticised German legislation which he said discri...

Nature Unleashes Terror Across America

...gia. The haze over most of Florida resulted in the closing of several highways and caused people with breathing problems to stay indoors. The flooding was produced by the drenching weekend thunderstorms across the Plains states that also devastated Greensburg, in Kansas State. In addition to 11 tornado de...

Studies Reveal Inappropriate Use Of Drug-Coated Stents

...they dramatically reduced the chances of an artery closing again. The newer devices quickly supplanted the older bare-metal versions, generating almost 90 percent of all stent sales by early 2006 and creating a $6 billion market. Yet studies reveal that off-label or untested use of drug-coated stents ma...

Curb the Pocket Money, Curb the Problem Drinking

... sports and social activities, and identifying and closing all retailers selling to those underage. Alcohol-related health and social problems amongst youths are an international problem, and these interventions are not expensive, complicated or difficult to implement, they say....

Labor's Indigenous Health Plan A Good Start

...that Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd has committed to closing the gap if his party wins Government, Dr Haikerwal said. Mr Rudd has committed $261.4 million over four years to improving primary health care for Indigenous Australians. Dr Haikerwal said Labors commitment of $112 million to child and maternal h...

Alcohol Agency Probe If Lohan was Served Alcohol Before Car Crash

...Les Deux club at 3:30 am, an hour-and-a-half after closing time. The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control told the Beverly Hills Police Department that it wants to assess witness reports and other evidence to decide if a formal investigation is warranted. Lohan was arrested and cited for driving unde...

Understanding and Treating Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

...tal lung growth and remedy pulmonary hypoplasia by closing the trachea, thus preventing fluid from leaving the lungs and causing them to be stretched. TO not only promotes development of an increased gas exchange surface area, but also markedly remodels pulmonary vasculature and stimulates endothelial cell p...

Hospitals in Older Cities Close Down, Blacks Worst Affected

...er area hospitals have complained that Riverview's closing will burden them. "We're 90 percent full on average and there are many days where we're 100 percent full," said Nancy Schlichting, president and chief executive of Henry Ford Health System, which has a trauma center hospital in Detroit. Karmanos ...

‘Don’t Beat Around the Bush’ With Information on ‘sex Education’, Bush AdministrationTold

... Bush administration and therefore many issues are closing in on them. //The most recent, is the one cited by the American Civil Liberties Union; they have asked for a review of the information provided by the federally sponsored ‘Abstinence Only Sex Education’ programme. The ACLU put forward this request b...

Jefferson Researchers Want to Learn If Heart Defect 'at Heart' of Some Migraines

...ng participants in a blinded study to determine if closing a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), a small hole or flap that can allow blood to flow between the right and left sides of the heart, can stop migraines. In newborns, the PFO closes at or shortly after birth, but in 20 percent of adults the gap remains open...

Breast Cancer Vaccine Stimulates Potent Immune Response to Cancer Cells

...es, such as this, demonstrate that researchers are closing in on designing viable cancer vaccines, the investigators say. In this study, Pilar Nava-Parada, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues designed a synthetic peptide vaccine that stimulated an anti-tumor T cell response that recognized and successfully waged a...

Eat Fruits- Keep Diseases at Bay

...rchers found that little progress has been made in closing the gap between blacks and whites. In fact, the authors point out that the results are remarkable for similarity of trajectories in all race¨Cgender groups. The quantity of food, total energy intake, energy from carbohydrate, and energy density in...

Study Uncovers Clues for Why Graves’ Disease Attacks the Eye

...ude. In extreme cases, patients experience trouble closing their eyelids, severe double vision, corneal scarring, optic nerve damage and even blindness. Graves’ disease is nine times more common in women than men. The disorder most often strikes during the childbearing years, and runs an average course of...

U.S. Issues Guidelines in Case of Flu Pandemic

... stay home for 7 to 10 days. They advise against closing state borders or airports because crucial deliveri...e only advisory, since authority for measures like closing schools rests with state and city officials; but many local officials had asked for guidance, Dr. Ce...

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