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China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...legedly substandard Chinese products make constant headlines in the western media, the emerging Asian giant has decided to crackdown. For starters it has suspended the sale of a drug used to treat acute leukemia and rheumatoid arthritis. In the past week alone, a former department head at the State Food a...

China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers

...aste are just some of the problems to have hit the headlines domestically and internationally. China this week executed the former head of its food and drug safety watchdog for corruption, in what was widely seen as an attempt by the government to show it is serious in addressing the problem. Friday's repo...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...ics, unsafe food and scarce water supplies hit the headlines daily. Rapid change is creating new interactions between people, environment and technology, but also new problems, such as novel strains of avian flu and HIV drug resistances. Yet billions in aid could be wasted because current policy is failing ...

Pregnant Irish Teenager Wins the Right to Abort

A 17-year old Irish girl who made headlines recently for challenging the strong Catholic establishment by asserting her right to abort has got the nod from the Dublin High Court. She has moved the Court demanding that she be allowed to go to Britain to abort her fourth month old brain-damag...

US County to Compensate Woman Wrongly Quarantined for TB

...ospital as a threat to public safety made national headlines recently when the man went public with his story. Officials there said he has a drug-resistant form of the disease and skipped his medications and violated a voluntary quarantine order, risking infecting others....

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

...lt free to break it.Cocaine use in the law hit the headlines with the jailing in 2001 of Melbourne lawyer Andrew Fraser for possession and trafficking. In 2004, The Australian Financial Review reported that Fraser had been a member of the "Negroni Commission" (named after the cocktail), a fast-moving social gr...

Body Parts Industry Of U.S Under Investigation

... issue of who cuts body parts out of cadavers made headlines in late 2005 with the investigation of Biomedical Tissue Services (BTS) of New Jersey, accused of plundering corpses for body parts that were sold as tissues for transplant. Seven funeral home directors have already pleaded guilty and tens of thousa...

Fugitive Who Ditched His Ailing Son Arrested After a Year

Byron Perkins of Kentucky in US had made headlines last year when he gave the slip to authorities after being released from prison in order to donate a kidney to his// ailing son. He has now been captured, along with his girlfriend Leen Ann Howard, after a relentless chase by the in Puerto Vallarta...

Irish Dentists Wipe The Smiles Off Their Patients

...e. However, while these figures will provide good headlines and may indeed look generous, they fail to cover the cost of many individual treatment items to medical card holders." ANN/L...

Dr. ‘NO’ Admitted for Lung Conditin

...ng as an obstacle. Tshabalala-Msimang hit world headlines in August when she led South Africa's delegation to the world AIDS conference in Canada and came under attack by scientists and United Nations officials for promoting "natural" remedies such as garlic and beetroot for AIDS patients. She publicly q...

Treating Obesity Vital for Public Health, Physicians Say

...he future.” The obesity epidemic has been making headlines for years, authors note, and strides have been made to address the problem. Schools are serving healthier meals, health insurers are offering price reductions to members who exercise, and cities are being designed so that residents can leave their ca...

Young and Obese People Heading for Heart Trouble

...e future.' The obesity epidemic has been making headlines for years, authors note, and strides have been made to address the problem. Schools are serving healthier meals, health insurers are offering price reductions to members who exercise, and cities are being designed so that residents can leave their ca...

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Suffers Heart Attack

...s in October 2003. He has recently made local news headlines after he criticised the government of his successor Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. Source-IANS...

Murky Relationships between Doctors and Pharmaceutical Companies Exposed

...roved by the US government.// When this news hit headlines in the US, many felt that the long overdue exposure of murky financial relationships between doctors and pharmaceutical companies would finally happen. Dr. Gleason has admitted to earning over $100,000 last year from Jazz Pharmaceuticals through co...

First Test-tube Baby Set to Become a Mother Herself

... Mullinder was working as a doorman. They made the headlines when they married in September 2004. The couple now lives in the outskirts of Bristol. Mullinder said 'I knew her only as Louise. It wasn't until later that I had learnt her surname and realized she had been famous. It's just a minor detail to me. ...

Renowned Doctor Passes Away

...vo and her brain scan in 2002, before her case hit headlines because of the debate over the extent of her brain injuries as well as her husband's request to withdraw life support. After reviewing Ms. Schiavo's brain scan Dr Cranford had concluded that she was in a permanent vegetative state the condition in ...

New Hope For Impotent Men - Artificial Penis On The Way

...ion of New Scientist. The scientists, who hit the headlines last April with the first bio-engineered human bladder which was successfully implanted into patients, used the rabbits' own cells to build the spongy tissue structure that makes up the bulk of the penis. The urologists implanted the artificially e...

Web Romance Is Catching Up Among The Youths In China

... 10 topic will probably have more readers than the headlines of the New York Times, she added. Cai, an undergraduate at the elite Beijing University, once left a message on SMTH to look for a boyfriend and received an unexpected flurry of replies from more than 100 boys. "I did it just out of curiosity," s...

A mother at 63: oldest in UK!

...uns a private fertility clinic in Rome, first made headlines in 1994 by helping a post-menopausal 63-year-old woman become pregnant with donor eggs and hormones. He is the doctor who has treated the psychologist. But it also has a controversial angle. "It is extremely difficult for a child to have a mother ...

BMA Scotland Blasts 'Sensational Headlines' Over GPs Pay

...ch defended the move and said that the sensational headlines over the pay being as much as £100,000 was true for GPs in England and not Scotland. "I think GPs today will want to talk about it and I'm sure we'll hear from a lot of angry GPs who have been upset by this," she said on BBC Radio's Good Morning Scot...

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