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Nigeria Launches Seven Billion Dollar Case Against Pfizer

...aking, he said. Lawyers told AFP that there were grounds in Nigerian law for arguing that the case filed 11 years later by the Nigerian government should have been brought within a maximum of six years from the alleged facts. The drug trial was carried out in the northern city of Kano when there was an e...

Dengue Fever Deaths Up in Vietnam

...h rain this year, which has provided good breeding grounds for mosquitos." The virus thrives in urban areas because the carrier, the aedes mosquito, breeds in stagnant water, including in blocked drain-pipes and rubbish heaps. Experts predict dengue fever will increasingly spread with global warming, gro...

California Government to Revoke License of LA Hospital

...ls in rural areas are pulling down the shutters on grounds of economy, hitting the poor the most. The latest move, however, is subject to appeal -- a process that could take a year. And the state suggested in a letter to county health director Bruce Chernof today that it could rescind its action if the hos...

Eating Disorder Figures Among Children Soars

...ch is usually seen among the girls is fast gaining grounds among the boys too. Hospital figures show that there were 51 hospital admissions last year of boys under 11 with eating disorders and 36 admissions of girls. The statistics show that, in 2003, hospitals made 93 admissions of boys under 10 with eati...

Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

...eir field visits they have found mosquito breeding grounds in the court premises, the campuses of several leading hospitals and several government establishments in the city. "During our routine visit we found mosquitoes breeding in several rooms in the high court campus and have sent four notices to them,...

Dengue Cases in Singapore Crosses Alarming Levels

...Efforts have been stepped up to eradicate breeding grounds of the dengue-causing Aedes mosquito in the island...intensified daily inspections of possible breeding grounds in homes and outdoor areas such as drains, construction sites, parks and vacant land. Singapore e...

Two More Unwanted Children Left at Japan's 'baby Hatch'

...pressed outrage at the drop-off but found no legal grounds to stop it from opening. Reports have said the first boy was aged three or four. Three children have now reportedly been dropped at the centre although details about the latest two are not known. Officials at the hospital were not Sunday immediately ...

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...n industry and bad for the economy (leave taken on grounds of period pain). In a presentation by Lybrels maker, Wyeth, to investors and analysts last October, Dr. Ginger D. Constantine, the companys therapeutic director for womens health, laid the groundwork. Citing company-backed studies, she reported tha...

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

...Pistorius' involvement in able-bodied races on the grounds that it could pave the way for athletes to compete wearing jet-packs on their backs. Rocket belt, rocket pack, jet pack, and similar names, are various types of device, usually worn on the back, that use jets of escaping gases to allow the user to ...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

... a Brisbane court and his visa has been revoked on grounds of national interest . But strangely the Austral...aws to continue detaining him can be challenged on grounds of "bias" and "irrelevant considerations." Lawyer Peter Russo said, We have examined the minister'...

Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister

... stepped up efforts to eradicate mosquito breeding grounds in the city which has a reputation as one of Asia's cleanest. Dengue -- a flu-like viral disease spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes -- is traditionally associated with poorer tropical countries. Infection leads to a sudden onset of fever w...

Move To Ban Asbestos Welcomed

...ne-paragraph statement defending the status quo on grounds that chrysotile asbestos, the only type mined in Quebec, is "safe when properly used.'' He also confirmed the government had last year opposed listing chrysotile asbestos on an international list of the most toxic substances. Yet, Sass and Don An...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

... In India, Haneef's wife Firdous Arshiya said the grounds on which her husband was being held were totally baseless and unfair. The Australian authorities knew he had given his SIM to his cousins from the beginning. Why did they have to wait for 12 days to press those charges? He is innocent and Allah wi...

Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

... stepped up efforts to eradicate mosquito breeding grounds in the city which has a reputation as one of Asia's cleanest. Dengue is traditionally associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

... and lesbians is becoming increasingly accepted as grounds for legal asylum in the United States, even at a t...ners living in the United States who have possible grounds for asylum on the basis of sexual orientation are afraid to come forward or unaware that there is a ...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

...before her murder that she had wanted a divorce on grounds of continual beating and violence from her husband. It was the suspect who explained that the boys body was underneath his mothers. Since the freezer is very narrow he could not be seen at first, Ms Wilwerth said. Even if he did not make a complet...

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

...rong prima facie case on public health and ethical grounds for recommending snus to inveterate smokers who want to reduce their health risks and for considering public policies, such as lower taxes for snus and public information campaigns, to promote its use by smokers. However, Simon Chapman and Becky Fr...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...tands out for the large number of outdoor breeding grounds found. Health officials have been combing public housing estates in search of mosquito breeding sites. Dengue-carrying insects breed in tiny pools of water found in flower pots, discarded bottles or cans, or old tires. Only recently Minister for ...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...discriminating against employees in any way on the grounds of their religion or belief," said the statement. Britains National Health Service has long relied on skilled foreign doctors to meet staffing shortfalls, and foreigners have long been drawn to its relatively generous salaries and exacting standard...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...al warming, threatening bird habitats and breeding grounds and reducing drinking water for animals. John P. Smol of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and Marianne S. V. Douglas of the University of Alberta in Edmonton have been studying about 40 ponds on Ellesmere Island in northern Canada since 1983....

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(Date:9/1/2014)... News) -- Watching action shows on TV may be bad ... much more snack food while watching action films and programs ... "We find that if you,re watching an action movie ... author Aner Tal, of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, ... more distracting the program is, the more you will eat." ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Currently, scientists continue to face fundamental ... disease (AD), which reflects their poor understanding of ... of the disease, especially in its early stages, ... In 2014, after decades that have witnessed ... medicine world, there are still no disease-modifying therapies ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 ... filings have been added to a federal litigation that ... of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. , ... 1,162 claims now filed over the widely-used cholesterol medication ... to the drug. According to claims, Pfizer Inc. failed ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... The B-cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) treatment market value ... US, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and the UK), from ... , The competitive landscape in the B-cell NHL markets ... UK is poised to undergo a dramatic shift during ... B-cell NHL indications, which includes Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Monday 1 September 2014: Daily fruit consumption cuts ... 40%, according to research presented at ESC Congress today ... from the seven year follow-up study of nearly 0.5 ... the more fruit people ate, the more their risk ... ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, is the leading ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline? 2Health News:Early Stage Minimally Invasive Candidate AD Biomarkers Reviewed in New Study by Biopharm Reports Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Early Stage Minimally Invasive Candidate AD Biomarkers Reviewed in New Study by Biopharm Reports Available at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:South Carolina Litigation Adds 200 Lipitor Lawsuits in a Month, as Plaintiffs File Suits Alleging New-Onset Diabetes, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:South Carolina Litigation Adds 200 Lipitor Lawsuits in a Month, as Plaintiffs File Suits Alleging New-Onset Diabetes, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4Health News:Fruit consumption cuts CVD risk by up to 40 percent 2Health News:Fruit consumption cuts CVD risk by up to 40 percent 3
(Date:9/1/2014)... has improved steadily in recent yearsspurred in large part ... poor and disparities continue to widen among socioeconomic and ... School of Public Health (HSPH). , "The study provides ... efforts by many groups and individuals to improve U.S. ... indicates that these efforts need to be expanded," said ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014, 10:20 AM EDT) It may be possible ... over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research by ... Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and ... journal Nutrition & Diabetes , a brain scan ... is possible to reverse the addictive power of unhealthy ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... and decisions of the Nomenclature Section of the XVIII ... July 2011. This meeting is held every six years ... the rules for naming algae, fungi and plants get ... naming the organisms they study. This is the primary ... for algae, fungi, and plants, which was published in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Quality of US diet shows modest improvement, but overall remains poor 2Quality of US diet shows modest improvement, but overall remains poor 3Training your brain to prefer healthy foods 2Week-long meeting on naming algae, fungi, and plants recorded for posterity 2
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