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Food Colour in Sausages, Burgers Could Trigger Cancer

... (EFSA) recently announced that it could no longer guarantee a safe daily limit for consumers to eat meat with the colourant, Red 2G, which is also known as E128. EFSA released a statement describing Red 2G, as a "safety concern". A meeting has been called by the Food Standards Agency on July 10, to establi...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...t it is not required by law. Therefore it is not a guarantee and, potentially, screening could be eliminated or reduced. Massachusetts had been a leader in newborn screening when, in the early 1960s, it became the first state to routinely screen all newborns for PKU (phenylketonuria), an inherited metabolic ...

China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers

...iberation Army. 'To strengthen food safety is to guarantee the PLA's combat capacity,' the China Daily newspaper quoted Zhou Pengjun, a logistics official, as saying. China has recently taken steps to improve safety for civilians amid regular reports of fake, shoddy or dangerous goods emanating from the na...

Doctor Protests may Hinder Portugal's New Abortion Law

...ne public hospitals out of a total of 50 could not guarantee the procedure. Portugal's parliament approved the law in March after a February referendum found 59-percent support for change. The overwhelmingly Roman Catholic country previously had among the most restrictive laws in Europe, only allowing term...

Gene Linked With Restless Leg Syndrome Spotted Out

...According to Dr. Rye, carrying two copies does not guarantee that one will develop RLS symptoms. "There remain yet-to-be-identified medical, environmental or genetic factors that appear necessary to translate genetic susceptibility into RLS symptoms," he said. Dr. Rye also said that there isnt much informat...

Plan to Contain Drug Resistant TB Launched-WHO

... treat one XDR-TB case for several years - with no guarantee of a cure. XDR-TB is a threat to the security and stability of global health, said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan. This response plan identifies costs, milestones and priorities for health services that will continue to have an impact beyond its...

Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend

...e marriage. But Macke stresses that it is the only guarantee against unwanted pregnancy and STDs. But what about gays and lesbians who may never get to marry? How are they to protect themselves if crucial information is to be withheld from them, ask others. "We need to be very clear with the message of pro...

Cats at Home Poses Allergy Risk in Young Children

...tact with cats in general. This, however, does not guarantee sufficient protection from allergic sensitisation with cat allergens....

Brazilian President Silva Issues Compulsory License for Merck's Antiretroviral Efavirenz

... nor to lower the price of other medicines, but to guarantee its program of attending (AIDS) patients." Brazil gave Merck seven days to negotiate a lower price for the drug. Officials from the Brazilian Ministry of Health last week rejected an offer from Merck to sell Efavirenz at a 30% discount in the count...

China Eyeing US Cooked Chickens Market

...ultry being slaughtered and processed, what is the guarantee that American consumers would be safe from the "unacceptable practices of the Chinese farmer?" ask in anguished tones the poultry lobbyists. But who is listening?...

Medical Marijuana Activist Drops Lawsuit

... fundamental right protected by the Constitution's guarantee of due process of law. Raich could've asked that the March decision be reviewed by a larger, 11-judge 9th Circuit panel; or that it be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court; or that it return to U.S. District Judge Martin Jenkins of San Francisco for...

I was an Ugly Duckling as a Child: Mendes

...hter teeth may improve their smile but there is no guarantee of happiness and improved self-esteem. In a study published in the British Journal of Health Psychology it was found that those who had received treatment such as braces had better tooth alignment and were happier with their teeth, but this did not h...

Thin People may Be Internally Fat

... of fat. Being lean, now researchers say, is no guarantee against diabetes and heart ailments. The fat enveloping internal organs send out mistaken chemical signals to store fat inside vital organs like the liver or pancreas. This could ultimately lead to insulin resistance and type II diabetes, or heart di...

International Day Of Action For Women's Health - 2007

...gally recognize sexual and reproductive rights and guarantee that all individuals may exercise these rights free from discrimination. Modus operandi of the 'Call For Action' entail the following: * Informing and raising public awareness through acts, marches, street events, etc. * Actions of denunciat...

High Level ICU Facilities Afford Greater Survival Chances for Small Infants

...mere fact that they have such a relationship is no guarantee that the lower-level NICUs are going to get the same level of results as can be obtained at the large high volume NICUs," Dr. Phibbs said. Dr. Phibbs and his colleagues determined that as much as 21 percent of very low birth weight infant deaths in...

Global Warming Disaster Closer Than Thought, Says NASA

...en said, "'business as usual' emissions would be a guarantee of global and regional disaster." Earth's CO2 concentration is currently 383 ppm, up from 280 ppm at the start of the industrial age. Studies released earlier this month report human-made emissions now spiraling upward at an accelerating rate much ...

Fate of France's Cheeses in Doubt as Producers Cite Health Risks

...ecause consumer safety is paramount, and we cannot guarantee it 100 percent. We cannot accept the risk of seeing our historic brands disappearing because of an accident in production." But food campaigners are up in arms because they say Lactalis and Isigny Cooperative are acting out of purely business motiv...

Bill on HIV/AIDS Delayed Further

...olding talks with the NGOs on the issue that could guarantee safe-working environment and social security to the millions of infected. The bill also provides for access to treatment and lays down the obligations of the State. Under grievance redressal, the bill would help in the appointment of health ombuds...

Cats at Home Poses Allergy Risk in Young Children

...tact with cats in general. This, however, does not guarantee sufficient protection from allergic sensitisation with cat allergens. Source-Eurekaert SRM/B...

Brazil Will Purchase Merck’s Antiretroviral If Price Not Lowere

... nor to lower the price of other medicines, but to guarantee its program of attending (AIDS) patients." Brazil has given Merck seven days to negotiate a lower price for the drug. According to the AP/Forbes, if the two sides do not agree on a lower price, Brazil could break Merck's patent of the drug by issu...

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