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Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...ations on tobacco, as officials from 145 countries met in Bangkok to discuss ways of boosting global efforts to stop smoking. The week-long meeting organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) aims to find ways of harmonising national laws to tighten tobacco controls, particularly limits on advert...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

... Earth can just about cope if the future needs are met by producing food more efficiently, but things could get worse, "if plants like palm oil and rapeseed are grown for biofuels to ease reliance on fossil fuels". "We are asking for trouble, if we expand production of biofuels, as the only fertile lan...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...FDA Fast Track designation. On Jan. 16, 2007, Napo met with the FDA under the Special Protocol Assessment Process on this adaptive design of its ADVENT trial. On March 14, 2007, Napo announced it had received approval from the principal independent review board (IRB) overseeing the ADVENT trial. The AD...

World's First Face Transplant Patient Feels She is Alive Again

...nted to raise awareness about organ donation. "I met the Chinese surgeon who did the second face transplant on a man who was mauled by a bear. He said he was amazed by the results of my transplant and that I had opened the door to many others," Dinoire said. "You don't know how good that made me feel...

Genzyme Announces First Phase III Study of Tolevamer in Diarrhea Patients

... a solid oral dosage formulation of tolevamer that met its primary endpoint of non-inferiority compared to vancomycin. Consistent with recent published studies, high rates of CDAD recurrences were observed in patients treated with either vancomycin or metronidazole. High CDAD recurrence rates were not ...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...rgy use by half, and this new demand would then be met entirely by a green supply. Tens of thousands of wind turbines would be built, mainly around Britain's shores, to provide 50 per cent of the country's new energy needs. The rest would come from a combination of biofuel "combined heat and power" st...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...rgy use by half, and this new demand would then be met entirely by a green supply. Tens of thousands of wind turbines would be built, mainly around Britain's shores, to provide 50 per cent of the country's new energy needs. The rest would come from a combination of biofuel "combined heat and power" st...

No Sex Education, Say Uttar Pradesh Teachers

...of the secondary schools teachers' association had met here Sunday evening. Members are unanimous that the books published for adolescent education are not in tune with Indian culture and traditions. "The manner in which the courses have been laid out are bound to not only poison young minds but also b...

Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia

...82, which belonged to four of the men whom she had met at the ship's disco the previous night. Four years later, only now, the inquest has commenced. Eight men from South Australia who were traveling companions on the ship have been named by police investigators as "persons of interest" in the case. ...

Doctor Pours Ethics Down The Drain In A Bid To Make A Quick Buck

...writing steroid prescriptions for people she never met or examined , as part of a business that illegally distributed sex-enhancing drugs to hundreds of customers. Ana Maria Santi has become the second doctor to plead guilty in the federal investigation, which has also grounded the owner of a pharmaceut...

Frank Sinatra's Boozy Night Nap on Cop's Couch Exposed

...Manchester'. Sinatra was at a career low when he met a Manchester cop at the Palace Theatre after performing at a half-empty theatre during a Britain tour. The two drank together till 2 a.m. and the singer was so dopey that he went with the cop to his house in Newton Heath and crashed on his sofa. ...

Big B Teams Up With Sienna Miller for Global Warming Campaign

... Miller to advise Indians to go green. Bachchan met the Factory Girl star, in Mumbai on July 17 and spoke about doing his bit to protect the earth. The Bollywood icon had earlier announced that the Indian International Film Academy (IIFA), of which he's a leading member, will collaborate with Global...

Winona Ryders Arrest Got Her Rid of Drug Dependence

...o is the love of your life?' God, I hope I haven't met that person yet, in a way, because I'm single. I hope I haven't had that, since that would be sad," she said....

Palestinian Rival Leader Claims That Arafat Died of AIDS

...in Paris for a complex blood disorder, but when he met Abbas and his aides in Damascus, they told him that the French gave them a medical report that stated that the cause of Arafat's death was AIDS. Jibril added in the interview that Abbas and every other member of Arafat's Fatah party "should be hap...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...was twice her age and the abuse happened when they met at family gatherings. "The people you like the m...eans "wayfarer" in Hindi, when asked how often she met her abuser. When she told her parents about the abuse about a year ago, her guilt-stricken father ...

Government to Toughen Its Anti-smoking Laws

...enforce a ban on smoking scenes in films last year met with stiff opposition from filmmakers. A blanket ban is yet to come into effect. The Health Ministry has also been trying to stipulate a pictorial warning on all tobacco products. Manufacturers say the proposed skull-and-crossbone illustration is t...

AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life

... life. We were thinking of ending our lives when I met a counsellor from ActionAid who encouraged us to live," she said. Hina and husband then returned to Davangere to fight for not just themselves but hundreds of other HIV positive people. "We tried to mobilize HIV positive people and started educat...

China Toothpaste Maker Pulls Suspect Ingredient

...othpaste since 1912, said the levels of use of DEG met Chinese quality standards, arguing that countries had different criterion. The United States Food and Drug Administration says DEG is also used as a solvent. It says it poses a "low but meaningful" risk to children and people with kidney or liver d...

Gay Pride Attracts Tens of Thousands in Rome

...ve unmarried heterosexual couples more rights, has met with strong opposition from conservatives and centre-left Catholics in parliament. Pope Benedict XVI has recently spoken out against hedonism and the "worrying disorientation" of society, with marriage and the family under attack. He also upheld the ...

UK Hospitals Failing Hygiene Standards

...also a rise in the number of trusts reporting they met the two standards relating to compliance with the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, which issues advice on new treatments. But with the three standards that relate to hygiene, compliance had fallen. In particular, on reducing t...

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