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New FDA regulations puts some cough syrups off market

...guaifenesin, is not dangerous. However, the recent crackdown lead to the FDA formally approving sale of Adams// Laboratories' Mucinex, making competing companies' unapproved versions automatically illegal. The FDA has warned 66 manufacturers that Mucinex would be the only once-a-day prescription guaifenesin al...

Courting Couples Use Valentine’s Day Threat to Their Advantag

...ial shock at the announcement on a Valentine's Day crackdown on lovers by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Shiv Sena. The move is now being welcomed by courting couples, who are thanking the moral police for adding velocity to Cupid's arrows. "It is ind...

Chinese PLA Names Bogus Army Medical Bodies Selling Fake Drugs

...est such case of fraud yet. China intensified the crackdown against fake drugs following the recent death of nearly 10 people in south China's Guangdong province after a local hospital administered a medicine on patients. Source:PTI News...

Crackdown On Fraud By CFS Helps Scottish Health Service Save £7.4

...He was also banned from practicing in the UK. The crackdown also identified a doctor who invented patients and produced false claims. CFS, which was launched six years ago to tackle the problem of fraud in health services, has been able to cut the annual cost of patient fraud by 25%. Measures like random ch...

US to Lift Ban on Canadian Drug Imports

The controversial crackdown on discount drugs mailed from Canadian pharmacies ..., consumer advocates and others contended that the crackdown was an attempt to limit competition in the pharmaceutical market thereby compelling seniors to sign ...

Disclose calorie count on menu says NY Health Department

...lines in retrospect. As part of their crusade to crackdown on obesity the health department plans to issue an order to all restaurants with regular fixed portions to list the calorie value of food items along with the menu cards at the table of the diners. This suggestion coincides with the decision by the...

Fake Vaccines And Drugs Cause Concern In China

...g to reports. The Health Ministry has prompted a// crackdown in the capital and other provinces to control unregistered dogs. As fake and poor quality rabies vaccines are to be blamed, the Food and Drug body has ordered the local authorities to report findings on fake vaccines to the central government by J...

Regulation Suggested For Private Medical Screening

According to a senior medical advisor, a crackdown on private medical screening has been planned// by government. This is due to the pressure it puts on the NHS and is also not regulated properly. Sir Muir Grey, the program director of National Screening Committee (NSC), told the medical magazine ...

Net Laid Out for Money Hungry Doctors

The Federal Government of Australia has decided to crackdown on unethical doctors who accept gifts from pathological labs,// in return for having patients shown their entrance. This move follows the rocketing costs of pathological tests and burgeoning numbers of patients being ordered such tests. Accord...

Busting the Organ Trade Racket in Tamil Nadu

...en revoked. This operation followed phase–I of the crackdown on illegal organ trade, following the sale of kidneys by poor fisherwomen on Chennai coast. Further, 13 hospitals in Tamilnadu have received show cause notices. The laws pertaining to organ transplant stipulate that donors of organs be blood rela...

Fake Drug Found in Chinese Hospitals, Outlets: Report

.... His arrest and trial has prompted a nationwide crackdown on China's chaotic food and pharmaceutical industries, where a series of public health scares have surfaced due to poorly made or fake products....

Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border

...it as drug abuse," he said. "Because of the police crackdown on Hong Kong discos," Chu added, "many of them go to China to take drugs. The biggest challenge for us is to reach those youths." That has also been reflected in the popularity of certain drugs. In 1997, the year Hong Kong returned to Chinese sover...

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

... riots, the Rodney King beating in 1991, the harsh crackdown on demonstrators at the 2000 Democratic National Convention. Public outcry and inquiries that followed each event haven't deterred some officers from cracking a few kneecaps to assert order, even in front of cameras. Bratton has quickly reassigne...

Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida

...e cards. South Florida was targeted for initial crackdown because of its large population of senior citizens. The investigations will soon be expanding to other places around the country. Officials said among those indicted is the owner of a company called Faster Medical Equipment Inc. "When the agents ...

China Uncovers Thousands of Dangerous Foods

...ere found and 180 food manufacturers closed in the crackdown from December last year to May, in what is believed to represent only a fraction of the problem. "These are not isolated cases," the China Daily newspaper quoted Han Yi, a director with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection ...

Rorting Health Practioners Busted

After a major crackdown on them, erring doctors and other health specialists have been ordered to repay $4.3 million for rorting the federal health system, since 1999. Members of the Professional Service Review, (PSR) which investigates and punishes health practition...

$1 Million Unpaid Bills by Health Care Cheats at Waikato Hospital

...ho misuse health care meant for citizens. Such a crackdown would mean those ineligible patients would be refused treatment at New Zealand taxpayer-funded hospitals such as Waikato, Mrs. Gill said. "They can seek treatment in the private sector." She said the board would keep tabs on the situation through ...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...od inspectors announced last week that a six-month crackdown had uncovered industrial oils, acid, cancer-causing chemicals and other dangerous ingredients in thousands of everyday foods sold domestically. Stung by the string of revelations, the Beijing government is working overtime to ensure that the 10,500...

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