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No Progress in France on 'skinny Model' Charter

...n France, agencies require a government-registered licence and must request special authorisation for models aged under 16, who undergo regular medical check-ups. The French working group includes fashion, advertising and media representatives as well as consumer groups and health disorder experts, and is ...

Drink-drivers Not Influenced by Ads Unless It Affects Them Personally

...ce the young man fails a breath test, he loses his licence for a year and has to pay a hefty fine. He also loses a job that depends on being able to drive, and probably his girlfriend. The departments researchers tested responses to various drink-drive advertisements. We changed our tactics because we ...

UK Suggestion for Restricted Use of Anti-AMD Drugs Draws Flak

...on in patients with all types of wet AMD and has a licence to reflect this." A spokeswoman for the Department of Health said Primary Care Trusts should not withhold funding for the drugs in light of the draft guidance. She added: "This is not final guidance to the NHS from Nice but draft recommendation...

Girls Could Be Vaccinated Against Cervical Cancer in Britain

...Cervarix is expected to receive its European Union licence later this year. Public Health Minister Caroline Flint said: "It is great news that vaccines have been developed that protect women against this form of cancer and I am delighted to announce that we intend, in principle, to introduce a HPV vaccine in...

Indian-born Australian Scientist Wins Award for Stem Cell Research

...international patents (IPs). He says: "We have the licence to use 100 embryos to make six lines. We will endeavour to take the IPs to the next level - commercialisation - with the primary aim of better care for patients. "My research has great relevance for India, which has high incidence of diabetes in t...

Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts

...'s criteria for safety, efficacy and quality get a licence and an eight-digit Natural Product Number. All 50,000 natural health products for sale in Canada must have an NPN by 2010. But as of April 20, only 3,203 natural health products had been licensed by Health Canada, said a spokesperson. Many of the...

US Consumers Warned Against Toxic Chinese Fish

...the fish, but because chefs have to have a special licence to prepare the dish....

NRI Doctor Protests Patient's Death in Kolkata Hospital

... incident by an independent body and suspension of licence of this private hospital," the statement said. Since Patrick lived alone at his Picnic Garden residence in south Kolkata, his neighbours had raised Rs.2,000 and got him admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital. His death sparked a big ...

Karnataka Pharmacy Gets Licence to Produce Medicines from White Arecanut

...outhern Indian state of Karnataka has been granted licence for commercial manufacture of two Ayurvedic medicines using white arecanut.// The areca nut, a favourite of the Indian betel chewers, has been known to have some medicinal properties. It is used in the manufacture of toothpowder and to combat tapew...

Drugs Watchdog Faces A Judicial Review

...w regarding Aricept has been granted to Eisai, the licence holder of Aricept, and Pfizer, its co-promotion partner. This was announced by the companies. Reminyl and Exelon will also be reviewed. As per the activists, patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's also should have access to these drugs which cos...

Patch To Increase Libido In Women

... developed by Proctor & Gamble and was granted// a licence by the European Medicines Agency. This patch could be placed on the stomach or bottom and it works by releasing the male hormone testosterone into the bloodstream. Intrinsa is intended for women with sexual problems and is strictly a prescription d...

Drug Companies Hit Out at Thai Generic Drug Scheme

...rck lowered its prices too late and the compulsory licence issued will remain in force. He is having talks ...other companies who he says can avoid a compulsory licence by lowering their prices to the government's satisfaction. Aid bodies dismiss drug firm claims ...

Hong Kong on Bird Flu Alert

... been issued to the farmers, pet bird shop owners, licence holders of pet poultry and racing pigeons reminding them that proper precautions must be taken," he said. "We will visit villages again to ensure that no poultry is being kept illegally." This is the first case to be discovered in wild birds in H...

NRI Doctor's R&D Model in India to Slash Cost of Drugs

..., the same data could be used to obtain a European licence so that they could be sold to the NHS as well," the report said. Shaunak told the newspaper that it was time that the monopoly on drug invention and production by multinational corporations - which charge high prices because they need to make big ...

First Target For Stem Cell Research Will Be Diabetes Cure

...nit is among the first in Australia to apply for a licence to use the new technology. //The first big target for embryonic stem cell research will be a cure for diabetes, with a top researcher in NSW predicting major progress within four years. A Legislation has been passed by the Federal Parliament this w...

TV nutritionist Banned from Sale of Sex Aids

...st night. The company can reapply for a medicine licence and will have to prove that the products conform to safety standards.” NL...

China Embarks On 'One Dog' Policy

...usinesses in Beijing and ensure that citizens have licence for their dogs, local police said. In the first three quarters of this year, China recorded 2,254 rabies cases, an increase of 29.69 percent over the same period last year. The police found six unlicenced dogs this week when they made house calls...

UK Scientists Plan To Create Human-Cow Embryos

...lege, London, have asked permission and three-year licence from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to create embryos by fusing human DNA with animal eggs. Stem cells, called as the body's master cells are gifted with the potential of each turning into a tissue in the body when packed with 5-d...

India-Born 'Dr Death' Faces Civil Suits

...urgeries - in the US. Later, Patel's US medical licence was terminated. Source-IANS SRI...

Australia Mulls New Accreditation For Overseas Doctors

...surgeries - in the US. Later, Patel's US medical licence was terminated. "There are no hard rules in place to ensure the quality of these doctors is up to the local standard," Birrell added. Abbott said he was committed to seeing the new scheme - covering the accreditation of hospital doctors and medical...

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