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European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens

...ch UK says that the skin cancer rate has more than doubled in 20 years, with more than 75,000 new cases diagnosed last year. Recent tests by Which? -a consumer association, found that many sunscreens failed to offer the protection or even the SPF promised on the label. Some creams that claimed to have an ...

Kylie Almost Doubled Earnings in Breast Cancer Year Off

...to battle the disease, the Aussie sensation almost doubled her income from the preceding year. According to the accounts of her company Darenote, Kylie received a salary of 1.85 million pounds, expenses of 42,366 pounds and other earnings of 2.63 million pounds. The 39-year-old was diagnosed with cancer ...

Sun Protection Ignored Despite Warnings

...number of people diagnosed each year has more than doubled since the early 80s. "Up to eight in 10 skin cancers could be prevented by being SunSmart, so it's very important to be aware of how to enjoy the sun safely. Sunscreens can help to protect against skin cancer, but they're not enough on their own. ...

Colitis More Common in Hospitalized Patients

...d by the bacteria Clostridium difficile more than doubled among patients hospitalized in the United States b...ed by the bacteria Clostridium difficile more than doubled among patients hospitalized in the United States between 1993 and 2003, and the illness was more sev...

Smokers Blow Their Infants Health into Thin Air

... urine cotinine levels. Having a father who smoked doubled cotinine levels in an infant's urine. Cotinine is just one of thousands of potentially harmful nicotine byproducts that can accumulate in infants' bodies. 'Our findings clearly show that by accumulating cotinine, babies become heavy passive smokers...

Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?

... 15 per cent of French supermarket wine sales, has doubled Auchan?s sales in the last five years. On the international wine scene, the future holds higher quality wine in BIBs, lighter glass bottles, and light plastic bottles made from PET, or polyethylene terephthalate, a compound developed in the 1970s t...

Oman to Launch First Bio-refinery in Gulf Region

...l capacity of 900,000 tonnes a year, which will be doubled within two years. The plant is expected to turn in a profit of US$225 million in its very first year of operation, Mohammed Saif Al Harthy, CEO of OGEC was quoted as saying. "The uniqueness of the project is that cellulose, which will be converte...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...ospital with alcoholic liver disease has more than doubled in the past ten years. The plan calls upon the Scottish Executive to: 1. Utilise the legislative capabilities of the 2005 Licensing (Scotland) Act, to end deep discounting of alcohol for sale in off licences, supermarkets and other off sales out...

US Lawmakers Considering Legislation to Restrict Payments by Drug Companies to Doctors

...y payments to psychiatrists in the state more than doubled last year, to an average of $45,692 each from $20,835 in 2005. Antipsychotic medicines are among the largest expenses for the states Medicaid program. Over all last year, drug makers spent $2.25 million on marketing payments, fees and travel expens...

Russian Health Care Marred by Corruption

...r the past two years, the government has more than doubled health care spending to some $7 billion, but that still works out to only about 3.4 percent of all government spending, and the World Health Organization recommends at least 5 percent. This is one of the few nations in the world where life expectan...

Women With Atypia Nearly Eight Times More Likely to Develop Breast Cancer

...red to the general population; this risk more than doubled when two sites were found and augmented to nearly eightfold as sites increased to three or more. The group of women with the highest risk had three or more areas of atypia and calcification -- with a 10.4-fold risk over the general population. ...

Capitalism is Bad for Men's Health: Study

...from intentional causes - homicides and suicides - doubled in the region, although it varied significantly by country. Poland, which had a relatively smooth transition, saw the rate increase just 15 percent while Estonia, which was much more unstable, saw violent deaths increase 238 percent. More signifi...

Studies Reveal Inappropriate Use Of Drug-Coated Stents

...sk of death, heart attack or blood clots more than doubled 30 days after drug-eluting stents were used in patients with conditions such as acute heart attack. But the overall complication rate was relatively low at 2.5 percent, despite their use in high-risk patients. Says Dr. Charles Davidson, one of th...

Higher Gas Prices Leave Many Workers Running on Empty

...ected as the cost to fill a tank of gas has nearly doubled over the past few years. In his research, approximately 1,000 full-time employees were asked to note how gas prices have affected their disposable spending patterns. They also were asked how these changes affected their stress levels and willingness ...

Clock Gene Plays Role in Weight Gain, Study Finds

...ontinued to stay slim while the normal mice nearly doubled in weight and developed fatty livers. Green said it is possible that, after a great deal of further research, a drug possibly could be developed that would inhibit Nocturnin and reduce the risk of developing obesity. Clock genes in the bodys orga...

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

...ir disease, which PSA measures. In blacks, the PSA doubled in almost half the time of their unexposed peers. A blood PSA level screens for prostate cancer for most men beginning at age 50 and at age 40 for blacks and men with a family history. Black men have been shown by Dr. Terris and others to have more...

Not Only Mobile Phones, Even Passengers can Increase the Risk of Road Accidents

...age group. The likelihood of a crash was more than doubled in the presence of two or more passengers," notes Dr McEvoy. The study did find, however, that the danger of a crash is significantly lower in passenger-related factor, as compared to the mobile phone factor while driving. "In contrast to mobile...

Cosmetic Genital Surgery may Be Fuelling Womens Insecurity About Their Bodies

...and the number of labial reductions in the NHS has doubled in the past five years. But decisions about surgically altering the genitalia may be based on misguided assumptions about normal dimensions, they warn. Surgery carries risk, such as loss of sensitivity and the long term benefits are unclear, the...

Domestic Violence in Australia Leads to Number of Suicides

...and in fact, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes has doubled since 1996," Ms Roxon said. Health Minister Tony Abbott said the Government had a "strong record in addressing chronic disease through Medicare and the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme")....

Stress of Deployment Increases Risk of Child Abuse, Neglect in Military Families, UNC Study Shows

...f young children in military families in Texas has doubled since October 2002, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study shows, raising concerns about the impact of deployment on military personnel and their families across the country. The study, published in the May 15, 2007 issue of the Amer...

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