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Ruling On Non Disclosure Of HIV Positive Status Is Not Ethical

...ay's decision, and remarked that it should be made legally mandatory to disclose the HIV status of the sexual...the Court ruled that HIV-infected persons were not legally bound to reveal their HIV status if they were using a condom. However, Judge Susan Thomas did mentio...

NHS Staff To Face Ban On Smoking

...moking. The union has also threatened that it will legally challenge the ban on the grounds of infringement on the civil liberties of the workers. Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, the Chief Medical Officer of the Trust is spearheading the anti-smoking drive. The ban is planned to be gradually enforced after th...

British Doctor cleared of murder

... relieving the suffering of his patients as he was legally entitled to do.' But the families of the dead men have reacted with anger following the decision. Harry Gittins' daughter Jillian Coates, who triggered the police investigation by raising concerns about the treatment her father received from Dr M...

A Batch Of Panadol Recalled

...on. Other press reports claim that the batch was legally imported, but it is defective due to a faulty storage and manufacturing process. The batch number in question is not available in Jeddah. Sources from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) maintain that the safety concerns are not genuine and are merely based on ...

Erectile Dysfunction Drug Viagra Launched In India By Pfizer

...wth of reverse engineering of the brands that were legally protected elsewhere. Infact, a generic version of Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) was available in India much before the launch of the launch of the pill in the U.S. drug market before 7 years. An amendment in the patent law implemented later this year...

Shortage of NHS funds: Many Couples Denied Infertility Treatment

... treatments to infertile couples and was hence not legally validated. It was then decided to offer at least 1 free treatment cycle to patients by the end of last April. A 15% disparity was found in the treatment offered, as revealed by a Nice survey. The presence of children to either of the partner from a...

Gay men cannot donate sperm

... policy does not allow Gay man to donate his sperm legally as the policy makers feel that Gay man are most prone to homosexuality and they are prone to HIV, which could lead to transmission of the virus.// The Gay man is not happy with the decision and does not accept the discrimination against him and doe...

Radiation Hazard From Use Of Cordless Phones

...Experts and the BfS are disturbed that there is no legally required rating for cordless telephones that use the DECT standard. As opposed to cell phones, DECT phones do not regulate their radiation output downward, although this is technically possible. Base stations and the handset send out the same amount...

'New York Condom' To Be Promoted Soon: Health Department

... by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Sale of products that legally use the Police and Fire Department logos would ensure that the city recieves a loyalty....

Mystery behind the evolution of the Human brain

...y in inland areas. But now to prevent it Iodine is legally required to be added to salt in more than 100 countries. By this way we have created an artificial shore-based food supply. ...

Record Number Of Women Use Abortion Pills

... has explained that the use of the drug, which can legally be prescribed only within nine weeks of conception, has increased since BPAS began offering the abortion pill in 2003. The figures showed that in the year 203, 3,500 women went to the organisation for the treatment. The following year 2004 the figure...

Doctors Said – ‘Stop Pressurising NHS Advisory Bod’

...mpaigners. Because, some drugs were not approved legally by the trusts, for example the breast cancer drug Herceptin, led to legal challenges and refused to take into treatment. Cancer institutes and charities have also been under critical state for the delays to get NICE approval. After getting licence...

Docs In Scotland Want Cigarette Buying Permissible Only To People Aged 18 And Over

...an increase in the age from 16 to 18 to be able to legally buy cigarettes. This is the latest attempt to deter young people// from getting hooked on cigarettes. This call was made at the opening of the annual conference of BMA Scotland. A report released on the occasion said that the current law of 16 yea...

Brain Cancer Could be Safely Treated with Radioactive Scorpion Venom

... to ensure that these therapies are conducted both legally and safely,’ Jackson says. ‘Obviously, a key objective is to bring these patients home and to ensure that their loved ones and the environment are properly protected.’ In the trials, one group of patients received the therapy three times over thre...

Three Compounders Receive Warning against Selling Inhaled Drugs

...needs." The agency noted that many drugs can be legally compounded. These are often drugs that are typically prepared for patients with special needs like allergies to an ingredient in an FDA-approved drug....

Alarming Raise In Illegal Blood Alcohol Levels Among Emergency Patients

...ood alcohol above 80 mg/100 ml, which is above the legally acceptable driving limit and therefore considered to indicate intoxication, rose from 526 to 1124, representing an increase of 113%. And the number of patients with alcohol levels above 480 mg/100 mil rose from five to 29, an increase of 480%. The ...

Safety Of Dental Amalgam Fillings To Be Reviewed

...know mercury causes brain damage. It's morally and legally unacceptable." Silver fillings along with fish consumption and vaccines has been listed as the major sources of mercury exposure in the United States by the FDA. However, health officials say that the mercury vapors emitted from fillings are too sm...

Stigma of AIDS at the workplace

...rnments to make HIV/AIDS policies at the workplace legally binding. NLA...

Results for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Show Significant Vision Improvements

...of the eyes treated with photodynamic therapy were legally blind at the end of the first year of study, patients who received Lucentis treatment were able to avoid legal blindness in seven out of eight cases. Seven percent of the Lucentis-treated patients improved to 20/20 vision at the one year endpoint. It...

Sex Among Teens More Rampant says Irish Reports

...ve experimented with sexual intercourse before the legally approved age of consent which is now set at 17. It is alarming to note that the average age of the first sexual encounter is about six years earlier than that estimated four decades ago. The Irish study surveyed 7,441 adults between the ages of 18...

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