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Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

...ackground checks on highly-skilled migrants before considering them for jobs. All the eight people arrested in the aftermath of two bungled car bombings, in London and Glasgow, are from the medical profession, it may be recalled here. Mean time an Australian magistrate granted police an extra 48 hours to in...

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

...kers who want to reduce their health risks and for considering public policies, such as lower taxes for snus and public information campaigns, to promote its use by smokers. However, Simon Chapman and Becky Freedman (University of Sydney, Australia) argue that Swedens experience is likely to be specific to tha...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...to police estimates. Only Tuesday, Kobayashi was considering dropping out of the event after arthritis of the jaw and a pulled wisdom tooth left him in pain. He rallied to try to defend his title, but came up short, shoveling in a still-remarkable 63 dogs with their buns in the stipulated 12 minutes. In th...

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...n abstinence goal can be a barrier for some people considering help. Many health professionals are convinced that a harm reduction approach can draw more people into treatment, said Anton, director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs at the Medical University of South Carolina. Anton did not participat...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...," Andrews says. Andrews says UK researchers are considering ways to capture carbon dioxide for injection into oil wells to increase pressure and reduce the costs of pumping petroleum from existing American reserves. Such methods of carbon dioxide sequestration also trim the impact of greenhouse gases on the e...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...r husbands during problem-solving discussions, not considering who raised the topic. Associate Professor of Psychology David Vogel and Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Megan Murphy led the research. "The study at least suggests that the marriage is a place where women can exert so...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

... Dr Knight and Dr Ross. Dr Jurisevic said he was considering a civil action for loss of income, estimated at more than $2 million. The full-time thoracic surgeon is also an Australian Army reservist and served with Australian forces in East Timor last year, receiving the Australian Service Medal in recogniti...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...ho contracted the cancer are dead, although she is considering asking her newly diagnosed cousin in the US if she is prepared to undergo testing. She believes it was her grandfather who, ironically, died of old age at 110, who passed the gene on. He had children with several different women and the majority o...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...ent of this monitor is of high quality, especially considering harsh environment in which it is recorded," stated Dr. Cummings. "The monitor performed well at our first live heart rate telemetry test and I am excited to see how it develops even further this season." In addition to safety, the Champ Car drivers b...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...re 1.3 million long-haul drivers nationwide and is considering tightening its rules for conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure. And many companies are stepping up their own efforts at improving health. "It takes a while to undo years and years and years of unhealthy behavior," said Christie Cull...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

... encourage scientific debate in countries that are considering instituting or enhancing folic acid fortification. Mason and colleagues analyzed data from national cancer registries, one in the United States and another in Canada. The US data were derived from the nationwide Surveillance Epidemiology and End Re...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...p is then replaced. According to the FDA, patients considering the CustomVue Monovision LASIK surgery should first wear monovision contact lenses to determine whether they can tolerate having one eye under-corrected. The surgery permanently changes the cornea, and side effects may include sensitivity to bright...

Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work

...s not been entirely successful, the company is now considering expanding into Toronto and Montreal in the east. So far, Kids and Company has partnered with a retirement home in a Calgary suburb, near one of its daycare facilities. It has signed agreements with the Royal Bank of Canada, Deloitte and Touche, p...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

... selling its high-rise administrative building and considering the sale of about 50 other nonessential church properties to raise funds for a settlement. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge overseeing the cases recently ruled that Mahony could be called to testify in the second trial on schedule, and att...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...y said the number of complaints statewide is small considering the thousands of psychiatric patients who seek care in Massachusetts ERs each year. In 2005, ERs reported 168,000 visits by psychiatric patients, 10 percent more than in 2003, according to the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium. And they usually ...

Pain Doctor in Virginia Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment

...f Dr. Hurwitzs lawyers, Richard Sauber, said that, considering the time already served, Dr. Hurwitz could be free in 17 months. Authorities claimed Hurwitz crossed the line from doctor to illegitimate medical practice . U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema faulted Hurwitz for ignoring clear signals that some ...

Move To Ban Asbestos Welcomed

... society has been late on jumping on the bandwagon considering both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Organization have adopted long-standing declarations citing asbestos as a major cancer-causing material and a leading cause of occupational deaths in the world. "The society believ...

US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

The US Senate is considering a bill that would enable the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) to regulate the levels of tar , nicotine and other harmful components of tobacco products. Cigarette smoke alone contains some 4,000 chemicals, more than 40 of which are known to cause ...

Patients Not Complying With Their Dermatologic Problem

...agents to our own children, he said.In addition to considering the form of therapy that patients are most likely to use, Feldman said the patient-physician relationship is an important part of the equation. He said research shows that if patients are satisfied with their physician visit three days afterwards, ...

Brain Tumor Children Poor Performance in Schools

...l at the usual age. These results are encouraging, considering a prior study in the United States showed brain tumor survivors were significantly less likely to finish high school compared to their siblings, said Lahteenmaki. Brain tumors are the second most common form of cancer occurring in childhood, and th...

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