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Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...drug test, saying the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case. Authorities in Kano, Nigeria's largest state, are seeking 2.75 billion dollars from Pfizer in compensation for the victims of the drug test which took place 11 years ago. "This court has no jurisdiction to entertain this case ... I wan...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

... any air unit, the maximum level that a person can hear in their apartment is 45 decibels. Under the new code, it will be reduced to 42. While music venues can make a plan to reduce noise in case of violations, there is no such chance for other everyday violators -- for example, people honking car horns...

Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK

... the British Association of Dermatology (BAD) will hear this week that since 2003 the rise in skin cancer cases has been even higher. The latest research shows that in Cornwall there has been an increase of 18 per cent in the number of cases between 2003 and 2005. As of now, there are more deaths from ...

Stem Cells Research in Parkinsons Disease

...t step in translating that research, he said. We hear about new sources of stem cells monthly, but how we take those cells and treat disease is going to be a significant amount of translational work. This is one of the first studies that starts that process looking at primates before going into people ...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...nd if anyone's talking about the vaccine, what you hear is 'I think I'm going to get that vaccine because I won't have to get my Paps anymore.' I think the risk of that is really very high." The Pap test, also called the Pap smear, is a cervical cancer screening test. It is not used to detect other kind...

Smoking Hampers Healing of the Ligament

...ld do well to quit. "Many patients don't want to hear it, but these results suggest that smoking affects anyone who needs ligament-repair surgery. I counsel surgery patients to at least try to decrease smoking because, if nothing else, that will improve the healing of their surgical incisions. Quitting ...

Cigarette Smoking Delays Ligament Healing

...ould do well to quit. "Many patients don't want to hear it, but these results suggest that smoking affects...urgery." Wright says. "Many patients don't want to hear it, but these results suggest that smoking affects anyone who needs ligament-repair surgery." Wright...

Lightning Strikes Deadliest in Summer

...w what shelter is available and where to go if you hear thunder," Cooper said. When you hear thunder, go indoors immediately. Head for a house, school or large building. "The rule is, 'when t...

Meditation Increases Attention - A Brain Scan Report

...ut not the highly experienced meditators. "They do hear the sound, we can detect that in the auditory cortex, but they don't have the emotional reaction." As Davidson notes, any comparison of average middle-aged Americans to people who have meditated daily for decades must try to associate the differenc...

US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits

...rge W. Bush. It said on Monday that that it would hear an appeal raising the issue of whether the medical...in the Medtronic case say they expect the court to hear from manufacturers and business groups in support of Medtronic, as well as from states and consumer ...

Brazil Government New Health Offer

... the Lula government. "It's a relief to see and hear the new health minister," she wrote. "He speaks about what concerns him, has a stand on controversial issues, and he doesn't curry favour." His policy of distributing free drugs and condoms in his new AIDS program angered the international drug com...

Same Sex Pair Get Relief in Pakistan

...ountrys Supreme Court to release them on bail and hear their appeals. The ruling came after a judge agreed to hear appeals against the convictions. The couple say they are man and wife, but the Lahore high court ...

AMSA Hosts Largest Medical Student Conference in Southern Hemisphere

...e another and form collegial relationships, but to hear from extraordinary Australians leading our country in medicine and politics, said AMSA President, Mr Rob Mitchell. The media are invited to the opening sessions of AMSAs academic program. Where: Adelaide Convention Centre, Nth Terrace, Adelaide Whe...

Digital Music Project Aims to Save Tibetan Folk Songs from Extinction

...the influx of modern Chinese pop music. "People hear this music all the time on the radio, on [video CDs], and cassette tapes. It comes in and basically takes over," she said, adding, that mechanization has also had an impact on traditional Tibetan music. "Butter-churning songs are disappearing, bec...

UN Agencys Checklist on Health Care Error

...patients in other parts of the world that we never hear about day-to-day. They could affect any one of us in this room, and that's really what this program is about, trying to reduce risk for health care everywhere for everyone." Karen Timmons, president of a U.S. based patient safety organization that ...

Now the Blind can hear What They Cant See or Read

...ve developed a device that can enable the blind to hear what they cannot see or read . Called 'E-Netra', it costs Rs.2,000-3,000 and it reads texts through an embedded system and converts them into voice that can be heard through earphones. Right now it can only read text, but later it is likely to pi...

Experts Stress Need for Follow-up Evaluation of Children Who Fail Hearing Loss Screening

...oises, such as pots slamming, might not be able to hear lower-decibel sounds, White says. Newborn hearing screening programs have lowered the average age of diagnosis to 3 to 4 months, he says. But if babies who fail screening don't receive follow-up testing, White says, they won't be diagnosed until th...

Younger Women At Risk Of Heart Disease

...ot think they're really at risk, because we mostly hear about older women," says study author Judith Lichtman, an assistant professor of epidemiology and public health at Yale University School of Medicine. "But while it's a relatively smaller group, it's not an insubstantial group." Focusing only on ch...

China Eyeing US Cooked Chickens Market

...nd they've got unsanitary conditions. They need to hear from us they're at risk. Congress has to look at limiting some of their agricultural imports." But officials in Washington are scrambling to work out something that both the Chinese and Americans can agree on. The Department of Agriculture's prop...

Man Keeps Wife and Sons in Maggot-infested House

... 'The cuss words were the plainest words you can hear from them,' she said, recalling phone conversations with the boys. The boys are living safely with a relative, Thompson revealed. 'Maybe now, we've given these kids the chance of a normal life,' he added....

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