Tag: "failed" at medical news
Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for
...se. But on the subsequent days of sleep loss, they failed
to generate this compensatory response, and did not sleep any more deeply or any longer than they did under non-sleep deprived conditions. At the end of the study, the animals were given three full days to sleep as much as they wanted. It was obser...
Chavez Threatens to Nationalize Private Hospitals in Venezuela
... be made part of the public health service if they failed
to abide by the law. He also described costs at private clinics as a symptom of "the evil of capitalism", which allow only wealthier, insured patients to afford better treatment at private hospitals. The Venezuelan president has taken a series of...
China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official
...th Organisation (WHO), warned that countries which failed
to monitor food export quality would hurt their economies. "In the long-run, it will undermine the reputation of the economy. Other countries should take lessons from this one," he told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on climate change a...
Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case
... a lawsuit against it by a state government over a failed
1996 drug test, saying the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case. Authorities in Kano, Nigeria's largest state, are seeking 2.75 billion dollars from Pfizer in compensation for the victims of the drug test which took place 11 years ago. "Th...
NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People
... been acting chief of the Cambridgeshire PCT, also failed
to get the coveted job at the top of that organiza...ointed. So NHS gave him the golden handshake as he failed
to land the top job. A spokesman for Cambridgeshire PCT said: "Chris Town was made Redundant as pa...
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
...ldren-2006 at the Press Club here said people have failed
to protect their children and the Pakistan Government has also failed
in its effort to check child abuse. "Indeed we have failed
in protecting our children, and the gov...
When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!
...nti-Castro militants trained by the agency for the failed
Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961. Escalante said effective Cuban security measures around Castro and the Cuban leader's intuitive "nose" for danger has kept him alive. To this day, few Cubans know Castro's whereabouts, whether he is in a hospital or ...
Designer Bag Launch Causes Shopping Chaos in Hong Kong
... sold out. Anya Hindmarch's Hong Kong store also failed
to open on Friday morning, causing fury among the crowds of shoppers gathered outside. One woman said she had been sent by her employer to buy the bag, on sale here for 120 Hong Kong (15 US) dollars. "They said there was a long queue in England s...
Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest
...en no headway so far in negotiations after several failed
rounds of talks. Conservative Prime Minister Jarolsaw Kaczynski has argued that Poland cannot afford wide-ranging pay increases for health service staff. Kaczynski's government is also facing a go-slow by hospital doctors, who since May 21 have b...
British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness
...ys later. Treatment she had received in London had failed
to halt the rampage of the disease. "Death was accepted far more in the Caribbean than it is here. I was told that my mother had come home from England and that she was dying," she says matter-of-factly. McQueen's childhood was punctuated by the...
European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens
...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 SPF of 15, the recommended minimum, had in fact an SPF of 6. The Commission will also advise consumers how much sunscreen they would need to apply to g...
Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections
...as quoted: "The trust is very disappointed that we failed
as an organization to demonstrate our compliance with the hygiene code. "We have a robust action plan to meet the outstanding requirements in the improvement notice." Says Richard Harrison, medical director at Barnet and Chase Farm Trust: Our issu...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...ives or drunken hooligans, or that the authorities failed
to protect them. They must also prove that they we...n as a favela, and that the local police force had failed
to protect him. "Pride parades are fine, but life is very different if you grow up poor in a favela,...
Urine is a Rich Source of Phosphorus
...ournal. Mitchell insists that the Government has failed
to address the issue of recycling urine because of a "poo taboo". She will call for a "revolution in sanitation" across Australia when she gives a public lecture at the university later this week. She is sure that the "revolution" will happen. ...
Blunder Leaves Smoking Ban Up in Smoke in Stoke
...ution in one English city's pubs because officials failed
to introduce powers to impose a national ban, the ...e 50-pound on-the-spot fine. The local authority failed
to get enforcement powers in time for July 1, when England joined the rest of the United Kingdom in ...
Pfizer Says Nigeria Gave Approval for 1996 Drug Test
... 9.5 billion dollars in damages for victims of the failed
drug test. Both governments accuse Pfizer of administering a test antibiotic called Trovan without authorisation or parental consent among children at a field hospital during an epidemic of meningitis, measles and cholera. Of the 200 children aff...
All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders
...Newborn Screening Report Card. Massachusetts has failed
to make progress on expanding the newborn screening panel this year. At present, 13 states and the District of Columbia require screening for the 29 core, treatable, conditions. Massachusetts had been a leader in newborn screening when in the early...
Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case
...es Haneef e-mailed an associate shortly after the failed
British terrorist attacks, saying he would have to leave Australia in a hurry, and did not mention visiting his ailing wife and child, according to evidence obtained by federal police. Meanwhile Attorney-General Philip Ruddock defended the governme...
New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals
...al of negligence over Carroll's death, but said it failed
Carroll by not offering him the best care. The report has led to serious soul-searching among the members of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) members who are calling for a thorough review of the hospital procedures. The failings that t...
Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV
...aceptive device worn tightly to shield the cervix, failed
to prevent HIV infection, is the latest in a growi...nonoxynol-9 might work as an anti-HIV microbicide, failed
in 2000, when the study revealed that prostitutes in South Africa who used it had a significantly hi...
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