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Laproscopic Surgery As Effective As Open Surgery

...rgeries and the outcomes of the patients. The team enforced qualification requirements for the 66 surgeons who were part of the study. The patients were randomly assigned to one procedure or the other and then followed for eight years. The study reports the cancer returned to the colon or another area at alm...

New Sexual Misconduct Rule Against Doctors In The US

... no longer date their patients. This rule has been enforced despite protests from lawyers and several doctors' groups. //Since 1998, the board has received 160 complaints of sexual misconduct by doctors and physician assistants and says that almost 20 percent of the cases resulted in some disciplinary action ...

NHS Staff To Face Ban On Smoking

...-smoking drive. The ban is planned to be gradually enforced after the 'no smoking day' in March 2006. The ban on smoking is reportedly supported by 80% of the staff of the Trust. Anti-smoking campaigners insist that health staff must be barred from smoking in public even while they are off duty. The country's...

Legalization Of Euthanasia Would Not Affect Patient’s Trus

...to legalize physician-assisted // death were to be enforced in the near future. The study is based on the results of a telephonic survey conducted among a group of 1,117 adults in the United States. The survey was designed to measure attitudes about physician aid in dying. The participants were required to ...

Clash of Difference of perceptions in food policy among Principals’ and Director

...ol foodservice directors reported the existence of enforced policies. Almost 40 percent of principals reported this as policy that is enforced, compared with only 15 percent of school foodservice directors. Similar to previous research, the Penn State researchers found that, in general, there are few school n...

McDonalds: French Fries, Transparent to more Trans -Fats

...the Trans-Fats. MacDonald’s, prompted by recently enforced Government directives to disclose levels of trans fats in packaged foods, chose to use a novel method to test levels of trans fat in french fries.// The tests have put French fries at a disadvantage, revealing that they contain one third more ( 8 gra...

Poland: Parental warning systems are likely to be adopted in video games.

...r countries such as Australia and New Zealand have enforced some of the toughest legislation in the world, introducing bans on excessively violent video games and Poland wants to join the race....

Come September, Schools Will be better off Sans Junk foods

... initiated by Ruth Kelly, education secretary, has enforced new standards on food provided in schools – that includes vending machines, tuck shops and cafeterias. According to Dame Suzi Leather, the trust's chairwoman, New food standards from September will improve school meals, but they cannot succeed if p...

The Costliest Flu Ever – This Bird-Flu Scare, A'int chicken feed

...gest consumers of the state’s poultry products has enforced a shut out of poultry products, creating more loss. <br...

Ireland: Heart Disease Deaths Drop By Half.

...fter ban on workplace smoking in Ireland, that was enforced in 2004. Smoking rates have certainly dropped in Ireland, as compared to United Kingdom or any other developed country. But there has been an increase in rates of obesity, diabetes, and lifestyle is marked with little or nil physical activity, th...

First Suspected Bird Flu Case In Serbia: Samples Sent For Analysis

.... Stringent monitoring and regulations have been enforced by the veterinary authority to avoid any bird flu outbreak. The farmers have been instructed to keep all their domestic poultry indoors, based on recommendations of the European Union. The avian influenza virus has already been detected in countrie...

Can Enforcing Bicycle Helmet Laws Avoid Head Injuries?

Many doctors believe that enforced bicycle helmet laws improve health, but others who argue the other way set this view aside.// Several studies suggest that cyclists who choose to wear helmets have fewer head injuries than non-wearers. But Dorothy Robinson, Senior Statistician at t...

Cancer Care To Be Standardized

... to avoid inequality. And these standards could be enforced by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice). Some of the aspects of cancer services that would be standardized should include home care, appraisal of new advancements in cancer treatment, supply of drugs, person to contact fo...

Cash-Strapped Hospital loses Top Surgeons

...he plight of Mount Vernon. Mr Gault claimed that enforced regulations like cost saving rules and waiting times had also effected the standards and quality of training of the staff at the unit. The patients are the ones who would stand to lose the most followed by inefficiently trained doctors. The only ho...

Britain Prepares For Mass Burials To Encounter Future Bird Flu Deaths

... mass burials similar to the plague pits are to be enforced should a human form of H5N1 bird flu strike. The report estimates that a flu pandemic could kill as many as 320,000 people in Britain. The flu pandemic that occurred in 1918 killed 50 million people worldwide. The mass burial plan is proposed con...

Supercomputers To Assist In Thwarting Bird Flu Epidemic In Future

...is more likely to be effective than a few strictly enforced ones,” said Kadau, also of Los Alamos’ Theoretical Division. The model of disease transmission involves probabilities that any two people in a community will meet on any given day in any one of a number of settings, such as home or workplace. Thus,...

Shangai Citizens to Monitor Billboards

...nee level. But insiders say these rules are seldom enforced today, as society has become more open minded. In most cases, authorities make individual judgments about whether an image will offend the public. Ads that are not in public taste are not always sexually suggestive. In a case last year, a littl...

Testtube Babies Born in Kenya

...Although strict embryo transfer policies have been enforced they are not followed nor accepted universally. The cryopreservation of mature oocytes and even embryos that have not been transferred, in liquid nitrogen, is often performed, for subsequent pregnancies. This has raised several ethical questions. ...

WHO Praises Singapore and Vietnam but Slams China With Respect To Tackling SARS

... cases, discouraged travel to places with SARS and enforced quarantines. Bu the book also talks about the sudden stop of the spread of the disease in Vietnam....

Pre-Natal Tests Act To Be Enforced: Sreemathi

The Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act is to be enforced strictly in Kerala to check female foeticide, State Health Minister P K Sreemathi said today. // Addressing reporters here, she said there was cause for concern as the sex ratio in the state, which was healthy at one time, had become unfavourable n...

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