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Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant

...on of red blood cells. Recycling ones own blood is permissible amongst the Witnesses. The surgery is the first of its kind in an infant but with the successful result obtained many more similar procedures will follow suit./p>...

Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO

...ts around the world agreed that there were no safe permissible levels of second hand smoke. "Far from being a mere annoyance or a minor discomfort, exposure to second-hand smoke causes cancer and contributes to various lung and heart diseases," said Brundtland, adding that it can cause "asthma and other respira...

Ban On Indian Ayurvedic Drugs In Canada

...y harmful levels of lead, mercury or arsenic above permissible levels, and it said users of Ayurvedic medicine may be at risk for heavy metal toxicity, and testing of Ayurvedic HMPs for toxic heavy metals should be mandatory. However a spokesperson from Darbur India when asked to comment on the article publish...

Compulsory testing for heavy metal content in herbal medicines

...nt and indicate clearly that ‘‘heavy metals within permissible limits’’. This move is believed to ensure a better...tion in about 80 per cent of samples tested. The permissible limits for arsenic, lead and cadmium have to follow the WHO norms for 'quality control methods for m...

High concentration of heavy metals in Herbal medicines

...ent and indicate clearly that 'heavy metals within permissible limits'. The move is expected to ensure better quality control of the herbal products exported from India and is likely to be extended to the Indian drug market as well. Medindia on Ayurveda: The practical fields of Ayurveda are divided into eight...

Botched Abortions Trigger Concern Over Legal Ambiguity In Britain

...ply left to die. Currently, abortion on demand is permissible in Britain up to 24 weeks of gestation, which is more than halfway through a normal pregnancy and the highest legal limit for such terminations in Europe. France and Germany permit social abortions only up to the 10th and 12th weeks respectively. Th...

Export Of Ayurvedic Medicines Affected Due To High Heavy Metal Content

...d for a long time. The levels were much beyond the permissible limits and the labels of the containers had no ind...cluded if the levels of heavy metals are above the permissible levels. It has also been proposed to label herbal medicines for heavy metal content meant for domest...

Indian Ayurveda in troubled waters abroad.

...metals like lead, mercury, arsenic much beyond the permissible limits. The reason was that most of the medicines did not have labels declaring the presence of those heavy metals. The probe was done by the Canadian government’s health department. The findings are present in Journal of the American Medical Asso...

Drug Makers Banned From Providing Gifts To Doctors

...guideline. According to the guideline, the maximum permissible valve of the gift should not exceed $100 and should be relevant to the clinical practice of the physician. A recent study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has examined the effect of such an association between th...

High Levels Of Cancer Chemical Found In Soft Drinks

...mical, benzene. The levels found// are 8 times the permissible limit in drinking water (1 ppm benzene), according to the Food Standards Agency, involved in the testing process. The carcinogenic chemical, produced during partial combustion of carbon-rich compounds such as petrochemicals and cigarette, was first...

Air Pollution Exposure Increases Risk Of Heart And Respiratory Disease

... for establishment of stricter standards regarding permissible levels of particulate matter in the outdoor setting. In the United States, the revised standard level of airborne particulate matter was established at less than or equal to 2.5 μm in aerodynamic diameter (PM2.5). Particles of this size have a grea...

The Multi-Faceted Chemical Benzene

...bles) can react to produce benzene at levels above permissible limits. Ascorbic acid will react with metals like iron and copper found in water to create hydroxyl radicals. Meanwhile, when exposed to an acidic environment found in many soft drinks, sodium benzoate breaks down into benzoic acid. When the free r...

Apollo’s about-Turn: Cocktail Of Drugs Found In Rahul Sample

...int traces of drugs, they are very much within the permissible limits and therefore the report for them is negative. We do not examine traces. We only examine whether a sample is negative or positive for any particular drug.' Sources also said because of these reasons the hospital was unable to say conclusively...

Tamil Nadu Air Samples Among The Most Polluted In The Country

...chemicals were nearly 35,000 times higher than the permissible limits. Another study of the effluent discharge into the river Cauvery, considered to be the vital source for the delta regions in Tamil Nadu, has found six carcinogenic chemicals in the 17 that have been detected. The report is unique for India ...

Pfizer vouches safety of long-term inhaled insulin.

... For those sufferings Type 2 diabetes, Exubera is permissible either alone or in combination with diabetes medication or longer-acting insulin. For type 1 diabetics, Exubera is advised to be combined with longer-acting insulin. This drug is not to be consumed by smokers, patients with lung problems and expectin...

Rise In MRSA Infections May Imply System Failure In NHS: Study

...s of hospitals in the country has in excess of the permissible 82 percent bed occupancy rates with a third of the trusts exceeding 81 percent. Researchers from the University of Ulster said that the high rates mean that there is very less time to disinfect the bed before the next patient occupies it. Previousl...

Step up the legal age for smoking, says BMA Scotland

...et another trend setting move, that of raising the permissible age limit to smoke....

Codex role likely to expand

...e soon. The many topics for discussion will be the permissible levels of lead in fish, toxins in nuts, cadmium content in rice etc. But what will perhaps lead the discussion will be the matter of antibiotics in the food given to animals. If it is absolutely needed, an establishment to exclusively take care of th...

Watch Out for the Sugar and Salt Content of the Popular Breakfast Cereals

...pecifically targeted at children 88% had more than permissible amount of sugars while 13% were high in salts, and... more responsible and make products which contains permissible levels of these nutrients which would make the use of their products much safer and healthier. It ...

High Court Stops Functioning of Ayurvedic, Unani Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

...en seek provisional/temporary recognition if it is permissible under the regulations framed by the council for running the course and for recounselling for admissions. As soon as the state government obtains recognition for these colleges, the interim orders shall stand discharged, the court added. The court o...

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