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Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...e International Cricket Council (ICC) and national governing bodies such as the PCB do not ensure that their anti-doping rules are able to avoid unsatisfactory decisions as the majority decision of the PCB Appeals Committee in this case, a WADA spokesman told a foreign news agency. The criticism comes days a...

Prostitutes Fume as Norway Bids to Criminalise Sex Purchases

... certain to be adopted as all three parties in the governing coalition have said they will back it. "We want to send a clear message to men that buying sex is unacceptable. Men who do it are taking part in an international crime involving human beings who are trafficked for sex," Norwegian Justice Minister K...

Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

... me." Pistorius, is trying to convince the world governing body, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to let him compete at next year's Beijing Olympics, but the body says it is still looking into whether his blades give him an advantage. Born without fibulas, without ankles and withou...

Government to Toughen Its Anti-smoking Laws

...d a Health Ministry proposal for amendment of laws governing administration of the elite All India Institute of Medical Sciences, citing 'anarchy' in management. "The Cabinet agreed that the kind of anarchy going in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi requires certain specific amendments. Th...

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

...they will be stillborn or with a disability. Rules governing IVF mean that women under 40 in Britain can have two embryos implanted, while those over 40 are allowed three. But the Human Fertilisation And Embryology Authority (HFEA), which licenses fertility clinics, is running a public consultation to exami...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

... colleagues also examined the molecular mechanisms governing the process. They found that proteins normally associated with the plus ends of microtubules, called CLASPs, localize to a specific compartment of the Golgi (the Trans Golgi Network) and stabilize the microtubule "seeds" at the Golgi. Golgi-origina...

Everest, Five Other World Heritage Sites Face Climate Change Risk

...h was formed in 1972. The convention's 21-nation governing committee is currently meeting in Christchurch, Ne.... Despite the set back, the campaigners want the governing committee to reconsider its position. The World Heritage Committee's annual meeting runs until Jul...

Doctor Migration Has Limited Impact on Health Care in Poor Countries: OECD

...HO initiative to draft a "global code of practice" governing the international recruitment of medical personnel. The OECD report challenged the perception that health professionals are over-represented among skilled immigrants, noting that in 2000, 11 percent of nurses and 18 percent of doctors employed on O...

Aspartame Probe Call Rejected by FDA

...e believe that a review of the current regulations governing the use of aspartame cannot be delayed," Soffritti's team wrote in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, which is published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. "This review is particularly urgent with regard to...

WHO to Call for More Progress on Tobacco Control at Bangkok Moot

...cts. The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the governing body of the WHO FCTC, the agency's first international treaty, which aims to reduce death and disease caused by the global tobacco epidemic. The Treaty contains measures that have proven effective in curbing tobacco use and addressing supply issues, ...

WHO's Guidelines Lack Evidence, Lancet Says

...act to The Lancet study, released just before WHOs governing body the World Health Assembly meets next week at U.N. headquarters in Geneva to decide future health strategies. If countries do not have confidence in the technical competence of WHO, then its very existence is called into question, said Horton...

University of Arkansas to Ban Tobacco from Its Campus

...nter will meet with the student, faculty and staff governing bodies early in the fall semester to explain the policy. Flyers about the tobacco-free policy also will be circulated around campus, particularly in the residence halls. We understand that this will be a significant change for a segment of our popu...

Growth of Smoke-Free Air Laws Worldwide; More Than 200 Million Found "Fully Protected"

...n indoor workplaces and public places. The treatys governing body is expected to adopt guidelines at its meeting in July that will clarify that governments must implement strong smoke-free laws to meet their treaty obligations. The U.S. is one of the few countries that has not ratified the FCTC. The U.S. sig...

Chemo Brain- Nothing Forgettable About It

...s showing unusual activity in regions of the brain governing short term recall. Another such suggestion is the rapid onset of menopause after cancer diagnosis and chemotherapy. This fast-forward to menopause without a woman getting time to go through it naturally could be one reason to cognitive problems. A...

AIIMS Director Venugopal Removed from Additional Post

...umani Ramadoss, who is also president of the AIIMS governing body, after consultations with experts. On March...igh Court had vacated the stay over the hospital's governing body to take steps for removing him from the post of AIIMS director by adhering to the due process o...

Indian Films With Smoking Scenes may Get 'A' Certificate

...wrong thing." PHFI has an empowered, independent governing board consisting of representatives from the government, philanthropists and leading Indian and international professionals. Its members include health secretary Naresh Dayal, planning commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Indian Coun...

Transplant Tourism on the Rise, Says WHO

...emen were making use of some loopholes in the laws governing organ transplant. They also had suggested support ...nt of organs from 'brain-dead' persons. Procedures governing kidney transplant in the state have since been tightened up, the government claims. The situation ...

Caution Urged on Biologic Drugs

...implementing the European Commission’s legislation governing generic biologics. Rossignol testified from Brussels. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who chairs the committee, called biologic drugs “miracle medicines” that can come at a steep price to the healthcare system tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars an...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Trustees Support Smoking Ban In Public Spaces

The governing board of Medicine of Johns Hopkins today unanimously voted to support behind Maryland legislators’ efforts to ban smoking// in all indoor public spaces in the state. A resolution passed at a regular meeting of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of T...

Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Color Can Cause Cancer And Permanent Blindness

...nly in markets. With not licensing required and no governing body to oversee quality, the situation has been getting worse over the years. Most of these colors have been found to include heavy metals, alkalis, powered glass and acids. The use of these toxin colors has reported to result in anything from sk...

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