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US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain

A US tuberculosis patient under mandatory isolation since his Greek wedding and Italian hone...erson in more than four decades to be placed under mandatory isolation by US health authorities, who feared he suffered the rare XDR TB infection. He was engag...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...akage" of industry to states and countries with no mandatory emission caps resulting in job losses and no net r...much. The Democrats have consistently fought for mandatory regulations, while Schwarzenegger has advocated a cap and trade approach, in which limits are set on...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...ad, cereal, flour, rice, and pasta did not become mandatory until 1998, large food companies began voluntary fortification in 1996, first in the United States and later in Canada. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth. After intestinal absorption, folic a...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...and financial institutions enforce legislation and mandatory requirements for all new buildings to incorporate and adopt 'green building' concepts," he adds. Bangkok's Governor Apirak Kosayodhin in May announced an environmental plan for the capital, which included promoting energy-efficient buildings. But a...

Indian Minister Laments Country's Lack of Sex Education

...ier this year. "We have recommended to make it a mandatory subject to be taught twice a week," Ramadoss said. "They will be the losers if awareness is not created at the right age," the minister said of state opposing the plan. Schools in the conservative nation, which ironically brought the world the Ka...

Food Fortification With Folic Acid Does The Trick

...158 percent before folic acid fortification became mandatory in 1998, to 0.086 percent afterward. The scientists were reported: "Marked reductions in rates of neural-tube defects have occurred across Canada after fortification of food with folic acid was implemented. Adding folic acid to food has been sho...

US TB Traveler Sued Over 'reckless and Selfish Behavior'

...th if he has the disease. Speaker has been under mandatory isolation since returning to the United States. ...erson in more than four decades to be placed under mandatory isolation by US health authorities. He was engaged to be married and in the thick of planning his ...

India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report

India plans a national mandatory registry of pregnancies and abortions to stem sele...ts, one official told AFP. "These things are not mandatory in a democracy," said a government child development official. "We have to educate people rather tha...

Adding Folic Acid to Flour Lessens Congenital Malformations

...ion of many cereal products with folic acid became mandatory on January 1, 1998. On November 11, 1998, the Canadian government followed suit, requiring folic acid fortification of all types of white flour, enriched pasta, and cornmeal. "Canada decided to add folic acid to all flour produced in the country be...

Indian Dumping Duty on Chinese Paracetamol to Continue

...001 after an initial ruling and reinstated after a mandatory one-year period with a final ruling. Such duties automatically expire five years after the final ruling, after which they need to be imposed afresh if they are to be continued with. The Indian Commerce and Industry Ministry has reportedly informe...

MS Drug Fails The Test For Treating Crohns Disease

...to take additional safety precautions, including a mandatory registry of patients receiving the drug. In recent public statements, officials from Biogen Idec and Elan touted Tysabri's ability to induce remission in Crohn's patients.In their partnership, Biogen Idec has led trials and regulatory filings rela...

Clinical Trials Registry Launched in India

...le registration is voluntary, in some fields it is mandatory to register and we hope that the registry will serve as a primary register for the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform and register all trials in India. The CTRI will be searchable by anyone free of charge, added...

Indian Government at the Crossroads in Implementing Anti-smoking

... a demand by the country's health minister for the mandatory use of the skull and crossbones symbol. "Some kind of warning will be there," cabinet spokesman Priyaranjan Dasmunshi told reporters as he explained the measures. Cigarette packets in India currently only have very small and barely readable text ...

US Companies Cut Junk Food Ads on Kids' Shows

...nal companies only serve to reinforce the need for mandatory action on an international level," the group said....

Drink and Drugs 'fuel British Sexual Health Crisis'

... more accessible to young people and sex education mandatory in schools. Factors including young people having parents who were ambitious for them plus a confindante as well as achievement at school were all helpful. Professor Mark Bellis, head of the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores Universit...

Child Car Seat Danger

...nada and the US are gradually making booster seats mandatory for children less than 145cm tall. Since the introduction of child restraint laws in New Zealand the number of injuries and deaths has decreased significantly. Recently proposed changes to the Australian Road Rules would require children to use a r...

Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings

...y, the New York Police Department is now proposing mandatory breathalyzer tests after such shootings. Sean Bell, a 23-year-old father of two who was due to marry his girlfriend, died in a hail of 50 bullets hours before his wedding in November last year. Police opened fire on Bells car outside a topless bar...

Uttar Pradesh to Declare Revised Medical Entrance Results

...he organisers of the examination had carried out a mandatory manual check....

US FDA Wants Vitamin Manufacturers to Test All Ingredients

...ounced that it is phasing in a new rule making for mandatory tests of all ingredients by the manufacturers themselves. Frequently it has been pointed out that in many cases these supplements contained contaminated ingredients. Also there are occasions when ingredients listed on the label are not actually pre...

Food Council Makes Right Decision With Mandatory Folate Fortification

...the AMA and other groups with the announcement of mandatory folate fortification of flour for bread making. ANZFRMC now requires mandatory fortification of folic acid to wheat flour for bread making to be implemented by 2009. Chair of th...

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