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Herceptin is the cure for early stages of breast cancer?

...etary, has said that drugs should not be denied on grounds of cost alone. Roche, the drug makers are finalizing the safety data and will submit an application to the European licensing authority in the next two or three weeks. This would then allow the drug to be made available for early cancer treatment....

Second Hand Smoke Does No Harm

Smoking is reportedly being prohibited on the grounds of unscientific fears, according to a skier who is on a vacation at Utah. The British Medical Journal had already published a report which states that second hand smoke (SHS) does not raise the risk //of heart and lung diseases. Most smokers consider...

The Return Of The Clemenceau: Happy India

... had permitted the ship to leave for India, on the grounds that it was purely a military matter. It has been argued that the lack of proper available scrap yards in Europe and the relatively few choices for dismissal should be sufficient enough to permit dismantling of the ship where the World's biggest ship...

Increased Risk of Clot with Birth-Control Patch

...ound. Recently, another study conducted on similar grounds // has revealed that there is no such risk. With controversial data from both sides, women who use the patch have been urged to discus their risk with the health care provider by the FDA. Women who use the patch may be at an increased risk for thro...

Emotional Engagement of Husband - A Final Answer To What Women Want

...Households. Several studies conducted on similar grounds in the U.S have so far tried to focus only division of housework or income of husband. The study is the first of it's kind to have looked into the oft-neglected factor, husband's emotional engagement and commitment. Time and over again, it has been p...

Whirlpool Bath Tubs Contain Potentially Lethal Bacterial Strains

...ath tubs both private and public serve as breeding grounds for potentially lethal bacterial strains. They tested 43 water samples and found all of them had some kind of microbial growth.// Various Bacterial strains especially those found in feces contributed about 95% of the samples, while 81% had fungi an...

HIV Patients Opposes Patenting Of AIDS Drug

...ombivir, a fixed dose combination AIDS drug on the grounds that it would make the treatment unaffordable. // Represented by the Lawyers' Collective HIV/AIDS Unit, the Indian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS and the Manipur Network of Positive People Thursday officially submitted their opposition to ...

Doctor Grilled In Court For False Report About Vioxx Health Risk

...has been filed against the controversial Vioxx, on grounds of product liability. The product, originally intended for arthritis treatment was withdrawn from the market in the September of 2004. The case was taken up for hearing recently. Attorney Mark Lanier questioned the motivation and educational qualif...

Courting HIV through Marriage or Partnership

...ected from a partner and will rest the case on the grounds for taking action against non disclosure The woman`s attorney said, “This is not a hooker and trick in some back alley -- or a sordid affair in a cheap hotel. This was a formal marriage. How can the state protect a wife’s contractual and property s...

Elective Surgery - the Financial Whipping Boy

...government developed two operating theatres on the grounds of the Flinders Medical Centre specifically to perform elective eye operations. The number of elective eye procedures increased from 566 in 1999-00 to 1521 in 2004-05. . Last year the NSW Government launched plans to revitalize the system by redire...

Murderer Tries To Block Health Report In UK

...rtain parts of the information being published, on grounds of respect for his private life. This is about encouraging people to be open with inquiry teams. He cooperated with the inquiry, I believe." In February, Mr Justice Collins had ruled, "It seems to me that the issue of the extent to which confidential...

Lesbian Sues Doctors

Doctors, who refused a woman IVF on the grounds that she was a lesbian, have been sued by her before California's Supreme Court. According to Lambda Legal lawyer Jennifer Pizer the doctors' behavior went against established medical ethics //and violates California civil rights law. The suit was ...

Patients Indignant at Exorbitant Phone Bills from Hospital

...bile phones within hospital premises exists on the grounds of probable interference with sensitive medical equipment. Following this investigation the Department of Health plans to review the charges paid towards calling bedside phone units. ‘The latest advice we had is that there is a very low risk in re...

Quota Row: Student Attempts Immolation

...ent attempted suicide by immolation at the Ramlila grounds in New Delhi at a protest rally against the quota for OBCs in higher institutions. // The student had 15 percent burns and was admitted at the LNJP hospital. Meanwhile IIT students in Delhi and Kanpur are to go at a hunger strike on Sunday. JNU stu...

Two Students Try To Self-Immolate As Anti-Quota Stir Continues

... of a sudden we saw this youth running towards the grounds in the midst of the sloganeering. He had already doused himself in kerosene and lit a match,' Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Neeraj Thakur told IANS. Within minutes, a posse of policemen grabbed hold of Ranjan, ripped off his clothes and ru...

Drinking water in America not all that safe: says report

...wetlands, thousands of streams and other waters on grounds that are 'isolated,' unless they first get permission from their national headquarters in Washington, DC. Since most states lack effective protections for these waters, failing to enforce the provisions of the Clean Water Act in these waters means th...

Court Dismisses 143-Crore Claim Against Hospital In Kolkata For Alleged Negligence In Treatment

...that the NCDRC has dismissed the case on two basic grounds that the primary doctors were acquitted and that the West Bengal Medical Council has found no fault in the treatment. But he said that after hearing both to both sides the Supreme Court has allowed his special leave petition challenging the acquittal...

Consumer Court Dismisses India’s Biggest Ever Medical Error Clai

...' 'The NCDRC has dismissed the case on two basic grounds - that the primary doctors were acquitted and that the West Bengal Medical Council has found no fault in the treatment. 'Although the Calcutta High Court acquitted the three doctors from criminal charges after the trial court had convicted them, a...

Girl Students Sexually Harassed by Security Forces in Nepal

...security forces began moving inside schools on the grounds they were the most secure places or were located in strategically important areas. "If that is the case, we are asking the government to provide other locations so that the schools can shift there," says Aryal. "We have written two letters to th...

Scotland's First 'Stand-Alone' Private Fertility Centre Established

...se women are now rejected for IVF treatment on the grounds of age. But career women can afford to pay £3,000 for a cycle of IVF. This clinic will help couples that have got together after a previous divorce and already have children." Also adding that, "The waiting lists are quite long, but as we are just s...

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