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Move To Ban Asbestos Welcomed

...inister Gary Lunn issued a one-paragraph statement defending the status quo on grounds that chrysotile asbestos, the only type mined in Quebec, is "safe when properly used.'' He also confirmed the government had last year opposed listing chrysotile asbestos on an international list of the most toxic substance...

Ancient Viral Defense may Explain Susceptibility to HIV: Study

... the antiviral protein does not seem to be good at defending against any of the retroviruses that currently infect humans, such as HIV-1," said Emerman. "In the end, this drove human evolution to be more susceptible to HIV," or human immunodeficiency virus. The study does not have any implications for modern...

Husband Cools His Heels in Jail After Kidnapping Wife from Hospital

...Bartholomew's Hospital. In the statement made by defending Counsel Michael Gomulka, "This defendant did not want his wife to undergo an augmentation operation. He did not think it was necessary. He was also worried about the surgery itself. He went to the hospital to talk her out of having the operation. Whe...

Indian Born Dr. Death Claims All Charges Against Him are Dropped

...willing". "If Jayant Patel is really serious about defending himself then what he should do is get on an airplane and come home. If he wants to avoid extradition, if he wants to face up to what happened in Bundaberg ... then here's the chance to do it, said Premier Beattie....

Husband Cools His Heels in Jail After Kidnapping Wife from Hospital

...Bartholomew's Hospital. In the statement made by defending Counsel Michael Gomulka, "This defendant did not want his wife to undergo an augmentation operation. He did not think it was necessary. He was also worried about the surgery itself. He went to the hospital to talk her out of having the operation. Whe...

“A Hen Is Only An Egg's Way Of Making Another Egg

...on-profit charitable organization, is dedicated to defending the rights of all animals. It maintains that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. Established in 1980 the organization has been educating policymakers as well as the public about animal abuse around the globe an...

More Americans Die Due To Side Effects From Prescription Drugs Every Year: Report

...hem, should start preparing now for preventing and defending a new class of personalized medicine lawsuits.” Source-Euekalert SRI...

Did Eli Lilly Turn Wily With Regard to Their Best-selling Schizophrenia Drug?

...y, the pharmaceutical company, is in a tight spot, defending its position against the law suits from mentally ill patients//, about the company’s best-selling schizophrenia drug, Zyprexa. The company is being blamed for undermining the health risks of the drug, which is being linked to obesity and high blood ...

Shoaib Akhtar files appeal against ban

...nto while Asif has former Test cricketer Aftab Gul defending him. Board official said Shoaib's appeal was received Tuesday evening and now the drugs appeal tribunal, headed by Justice Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, would convene soon to consider both the appeals. The appeals tribunal also includes former Test cricke...

Deliberation on hospital closures

...GPs to reassert their role as patients' advocates, defending the principle of local care for local people, he says. If doctors do not take an active role in questioning the present direction of policy then the public will rightly see us as more interested in our own career structures and hours of working than ...

Indian Doctor in Britain Jailed for Molesting Patients

...inst that of a doctor, she said. Andrew Hockton, defending lawyer, told the jury that the small, bespectacled doctor was "highly respected" in the profession. He said: "He's the sort of man who puts himself out for others." He said all the intimate internal examinations were justified and that his client ...

Researchers Find 'Secret Weapon' Used by SARS Virus

...lly prompt the production of a protein critical to defending the body against viruses. 'The SARS nsp1 protein degrades the messenger RNA instructions sent from DNA to make interferon beta, which is crucial to host immunity,' said UTMB professor of microbiology and immunology Shinji Makino, senior author of ...

PGLYRP Proteins Prevent Bacterial Infections

...ria. These proteins appear to be the front line in defending the body from infection, mounting a defense long before the body's main immune system responds. The IU School of Medicine – Northwest scientists report that various organs mount different defensive responses with PGLYRP when exposed to bacteria. Th...

Saddam to Miss Court Session for Health Reasons

...ed to hear the concluding arguments of the lawyers defending the former Iraqi leader and his seven co-accused, on trial over the 1982 killing of 148 Shiites in the village of Dujail following a failed attempt on Saddam's life. Saddam was admitted to hospital on Sunday after beginning a hunger strike on July ...

What Ticks the Mosquito immune system?

...osquitoes mostly employ the same immune factors in defending against the two different Plasmodium species. Only a few immune genes were more important in the defense against either one of the two species. "The mosquito's immune system appears to employ a variety of antimicrobial defense factors (genes) again...

Already Short Staffed And In Deficit NHS Fails To Supply Staff For IT Project

...ford. A spokesman for Connecting for Health said defending the deals that it was necessary to have active NHS staff to be involved in the designing and implementation of the systems and services that were to be developed. He further stated that it known that it would be difficult to provide NHS staff who wer...

Students in Pakistan Protest Against Dance, Music in Curriculum

...ince's Education Minister Mian Imran Masood, while defending the government's policy, said that music and drama should be taught as they form the 'essence of society'. To point out how ludicrous the protest is, he referred to police and army bands playing music everywhere, mostly at weddings. He added that ...

Health Officials Defend Their Decision To House Patients In Hotels

...cally appropriate. // The NHS health board said so defending their decision to house hospital patients in Aberdeen hotel accommodation instead of wards. A spokeswoman for NHS Grampian said a doctor always took the decision as to whether it would be suitable for a patient to stay outwith the city's Royal Infi...

Fraudulent Dentist Jailed For Three Years

...ommented Paul Addison, prosecuting. James Sampson, defending said that the burden of credit card debt and a nasty divorce had forced his client to adopt this unnecessary approach. But his argument was unheeded by Judge Tom Cracknell who said, 'It's a very sad basis to have to sentence a professional man who fo...

NHS Trust Wants Abortion Mother's Case To Be Dismissed

... late to have an abortion. The NHS Trust, which is defending the claims, says that Jayde is a healthy girl and that the amount being claimed by the mother was too heavy. "Nothing said to (Ms Dow) by the doctor could or did mention a warranty that her pregnancy would be terminated," advocate David Stephenson, r...

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