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Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink

... for less than 3 percent. But there is widespread criticism that these forms of nicotine replacement are not always user friendly. But with the number of smokers increasing day by day and the number of diseases caused due to smoking also increasing, these nicotine replacement options, however fanciful, are a...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...ry beginning in 2010. That proposal has also drawn criticism from conservative House Republicans, who say it doesn't go far enough.The original House bill called for Medicare to compete directly with private health plans beginning in 2010. The Senate bill contained no such provision, known as "premium support....

Health Authorities Claim Some Relief likely from Post floods diseases in Mumbai

...istration of Maharastra who have been under severe criticism for their inadequate handling of the Mumbai floods are now under defensive and are controlling the damage already done to their image//. The health authorities have reported fewer admissions of new patients Monday as the outbreak of deadly post-fl...

Encephalitis Spreads to Nepal

...ives in the southern plains. There was widespread criticism of the government in May and June this year for its failure to procure anti-encephalitis vaccines in time. The government then promised that the procurement of the vaccines would be expedited. Radio Nepal quoted the district public health chief in K...

Proper Validation of Generic Drugs Could Save Millions of AIDS Patients

Increasing criticism is faced by AIDS generic drugs usage to treat HIV infections, due to non-compliance with clinical and laboratory procedures and data handling. Recently, the use of Anti-HIV single dose drug // Nevirapine which is used for the prevention of mother to ...

Health and Human Services stockpiles 20 million bird flu Vaccines

... drugs for 20 million people has come under strong criticism for the past some days by Infectious Diseases // Society of America and other critics who say that the stocks are not enough and HHS should stock at least 100 million vaccine stocks in order to effectively prevent flu pandemic. HHS earlier announced...

Medical Curriculum in India to change says Health Minister

... the quality of traditional Indian drugs was under criticism from a few international health magazines recently and Ramadoss is particularly interested in putting in place a proper mechanism that involves some sort of certifications process for the drugs. ...

Rich countries stock piling anti flu drugs with no stocks available for poor countries

...is antiviral drug available in Philippines raising criticism towards the stock piling of bird flu drugs by developing countries with little or no drugs available for poor countries. Jean Marc Olivier the WHO representative in Philippines was met by President Arroyo and requested WHO to supply Tamiflu, has th...

Heart damage a consequence of Atkins’ Die

...ns’ diet is known to include high fat, which draws criticism from many who believe that use of a high fat diet by itself may pose a health risk. Source: American Heart Associatio...

Indian Healthcare Facilities Come In For Praise

...her 5,000 pounds. The NHS in the UK has come under criticism for not having treated Parry. Plaid Cymru parliamentary leader Elfyn Llwyd said the case highlighted the problems in the NHS. 'They talk in terms of India being a third world country, but I am afraid when it comes to health, this country (the UK) i...

Parents' Permission Required For Tattooing

...ernment (Scotland) Act. The new rules came under criticism from the Tories who termed it impractical, while they were welcomed by health activists and experts. Scotland alone has over 200 skin piercing businesses and tattoo parlors. Andy Kerr, the Health Minister of the country justified the new rules on ...

Action Plan Against Drug Deaths Launched

...long-term approach of the Executive has come under criticism from the Scottish Conservatives....

Health Insurance Scheme Generates Conflicting Opinions

... 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 undermining the reasonably successful public healthcare system in the state. Every year all households coming under the project can avail themselves of a maximum Rs.5,000 as o...

Medicare Drug Plan Is Not Working in The US

...h 20 million being the final target. In a scathing criticism of the new plans, the paper reported on the plight of two patients who were forced to go without their medicines for nearly a week. 51-year-old Geoffery Foughnor could not get his prostate cancer medicines, while his 75-year-old mother Helen Walker h...

Safe Drinking Water To Be Made Available

...upply. He admitted that there was substance in the criticism that the water sector suffered from the policy of build - neglect and rebuild'. Urging the state governments to take up sanitation as a challenge for panchayats, educational institutions and campaigns for empowerment of women, the Prime Minister sa...

Nutritional Labels are the order of the day!

...rtion. This step by the companies has called for criticism by consumer groups such as National Consumer Council which claim numerous different labels will confuse consumers. Chief of PepsiCo for the UK and Ireland Mr Glenn said: 'What we plan to do is give people the information to make judgments about their...

Insurers Want Breast Cancer Test Results

...s Huntington’s disease. But this new move met with criticism from campaigners, Dr Helen Wallace, deputy director of GeneWatch UK, said, “Genetic testing should not become a vetting tool for employers and insurance companies.” The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is expected to petition the Genetics and In...

Israel Claims Eradication Of Bird Flu In Poultry

...es poultry. // The minister, who came under strong criticism last week for his ministry’s response to the bird flu, said that Israel has taken action more quickly than the other countries. At the same time he warned of the possibility of the deadly H5N1 strain can reoccur. Addressing the cabinet he stated tha...

Indonesian Bird Flu Death Toll Rises To 23

...ring from bird flu. Indonesia has also face severe criticism for failing to cull poultry animals. The country had resisted calls to do so saying that the expense incurred would be too large....

NHS Forced to Borrow Money at Rates of 10 percent

... of about 20%. The proposal has brought about wide criticism from several trusts as this would ultimately penalize those institutions that were least able to pay. The move follows close on the heels of several job cuts among the nursing staff in order to stem mounting debts. Close to 4000 job cuts have been ...

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