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Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...e, women might become more and more susceptible to deceptive advertising about ineffective CATs or other unproven treatments, says Dr. Boivin....

Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns

Anti-smoking ads that reveal the tobacco industrys deceptive practices have been aggressively quashed through v...ahim said. Research has found ads that reveal the deceptive practices of the tobacco industry are the most effective media campaigns that reduce smoking rates, ...

Severe Human Bite Wounds are 12 Times More Common in Men

...r medical assessment. The human bite injury is a deceptive wound and because of the potential for infective, functional and aesthetic complications it requires prompt treatment....

Anemia Drug Overused and Could Hasten Death in Some, Say Experts

...rotection of the American public against false and deceptive advertising," said Richard Pazdur, director of FDA's Office of Oncology Drug Products. "The American public is owed an explanation of why these advertisements were allowed to go on." Reports of several clinical experiments in which high-dose erythr...

Support Claims With Science Not Magic, Beverage Owners Warned

...on unit was set up in 2004 with the aim of curbing deceptive labeling, marketing campaigns or other practices that potentially harm consumers' health. In addition Richard Blumenthal the Attorney General for Connecticut has given a week to the company, which is an amalgamation of Coca-Cola and Nestle to produ...

HIV Takes Advantage of Rivalry among T cells

...ion. The first form leads to a phenomenon known as deceptive imprinting, or original antigenic sin. Original antigenic sin is the tendency for memory immune cells produced in response to a first viral infection to suppress the creation of new immune cells in response to a second infection by a related strain. ...

Slow Fight Against Childhood Obesity

... assault us daily, from calorie-dense fast food to deceptive advertising, to labor-saving technology. No single factor created the obesity epidemic, and no single program will fix it," he said. GYT...

Smokers Sue Tobacco Major Philip Morris

...tion. The company has been accused of indulging in deceptive marketing to encourage smoking. A class action status is sought by the group for all people aged over 50 years and who have been smoking a packet of cigarettes per day for 20 years. Even small tumors in the lungs can be detected by CT scans, leadi...

Kellogg Warned Against Its Marketing Strategies

...lators and Congress would not enforce laws against deceptive or harmful marketing. ...

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