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Blunder Leaves Smoking Ban Up in Smoke in Stoke

...e rest of the United Kingdom in banning smoking in enclosed public spaces. Stoke-on-Trent City Council -- ranked among the worst local authorities in England and Wales by the Audit Commission -- cannot enforce the ban until councillors formally approve it at an August 2 meeting. In a classic bureaucratic ...

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

...e idea is to use magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles enclosed in a biocompatible material. These in turn can be coated with antibodies that attach to chemicals found only in cancerous cells. When injected into the body, thousands of the particles fix to cancer cells, turning them into miniature magnets. The cel...

Britisher Enraged for Court's Action Against Him for Smoking

... court for flouting a new law outlawing smoking in enclosed public spaces. Local council inspectors in Blackpool, north-west England, served seven separate court summonses on Hamish Howitt at his Happy Scots Bar on Thursday evening for breaking the ban, which came into effect in England July 1. If convic...

Excessive Use of Cosmetics Leads to Adverse Effects on the Body

... there is no reason for worry, as the products are enclosed by European Union rules entailing them to be safe and harmless. "The cocktail effect is an urban myth. We do know how different chemicals react individually and can predict how they interact with each other and this is taken into account when the s...

Scientists Develop Insulin Pill

...ontrol of symptoms. The company has successfully enclosed the insulin in a capsule that prevents it from being digested by stomach acids, and carries it intact into the small intestine. Once the capsule has reached the small intestine, it is dissolved and releases a mixture of insulin and other materials ...

Pubs Propose to Sell Nicotine Gum Patches

...of people agree with legislation to ban smoking in enclosed public places - with 53% strongly supporting the ban. People feel particularly strongly about banning smoking in restaurants and around children, the annual Office of National Statistics survey found. Many feel that the ban is 75 per cent more l...

Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England

...igh Court challenge Friday over the smoking ban in enclosed public places, based on the contention that it vio...he ban which starts on Sunday covers virtually all enclosed public places including offices, factories, pubs and bars, but not outdoors or in private homes. E...

Public Places in England Go Smoke Free

... am on July 1, all public areas, offices and other enclosed or partially enclosed places of work, and most company vehicles have become no-smoking areas in England. Individuals wil...

Fly Ash Bricks are Absolutely Safer Than Actually Predicted

...help lower the concentration of toxic materials in enclosed air. On average, air contains low amounts of mercury that can range from less than one nanogram per cubic meter (ng/m3) to tens of ng/m3--a small fraction of the Environmental Protection Agency limit for continuous exposure. Liu found that inside...

WHO Condemns Tobacco Industry for Misleading Public

...lishing a comprehensive law banning smoking in all enclosed public places and providing support for all government employees who wish to quit smoking....

TB and Measles Scare in Canada Now

...which is a very unique circumstance -- being in an enclosed space for over 12 hours with other people who in a sense could not get out of that situation." He said the students not in isolation have been advised to stay away from mass-gathering events in closed spaces but they can still go to a restaurant, for...

New Drug to Help Kick Smoking Habit Cleared in UK

Ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces comes into force in the UK on July 1. And for those inveterate smokers who might despair help is at hand. A twice-daily drug, varenicline, (brand name (CHAMPIX), has been given the green light by the National Institute for Health an...

Dire Future Predicted for Europe's 4 Seas

...tion continued to be a severe problem for the most enclosed seas (the Baltic Sea, Black Sea and the Adriatic within the Mediterranean Sea). Researchers said this was partly due to a legacy of past phosphate and nitrogen loads (from agriculture and industrial/domestic effluent) that had accumulated in soils,...

Kerala Youth Die of Carbon Monoxide Inhalation

... The car was idling for more than an hour in the enclosed space and the engine got deprived of sufficient levels of oxygen needed for proper combustion. Inefficient combustion and lack of proper ventilation caused lethal levels of CO to accumulate in the garage. The air-conditioning system sucked much of...

Passive Smokers may Face Higher Heart Disease Risk

... from second-hand smoke such as banning smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces, Venn added. Source-IANS...

Come July 2007, England to Enforce a Ban on Smoking in Enclosed Public Places

...e public its plan of enforcing a ban on smoking in enclosed public places from July 2007. Offices, cinemas, factories, pubs, bars and such other public places will come under the purview of the ban.// But the ban does not include outdoors or private homes. All pubs and restaurants in England will be require...

Scotland Plans To Raise The Legal Age For Buying Cigarettes

...uy cigarettes and also made it illegal to smoke in enclosed public spaces in March. Scotland is now being followed by England and Wales, who, are supposed to institute the same law next year and it is expected that the rest of Europe will certainly be included in this list in the forthcoming years. SRI...

Voluntary Recall Of Tainted Painkillers

...recall of its infant oral-drop product because the enclosed dosing syringe wasn't marked to accurately measure the acetaminophen dosage. In 2001, Perrigo cooperated with the FDA by recalling nearly 8,000 bottles of cherry-flavored pain reliever medicine when it found that the bottles contained almost 30 perce...

Some Evidence Shows Chinese Herbal Medicine Helps Angina Patients

...ch are mixed together, ground to a fine powder and enclosed in capsules. Patients taking it for cardiovascular conditions typically consume three to four capsules, three to four times daily, for four weeks. Because of the medicine’s popularity, Taixiang, an associate professor at Sichuan University, West Ch...

Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Labels

...led the campaign for a total ban on smoking in all enclosed public places and continues to support measures to inform people of the risks of smoking and help encourage people to reduce their smoking or quit altogether. "We know from the experience of other countries such as Canada, Singapore and Brazil tha...

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