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Polish Nurses to End Street Camp Protest

...e conservative Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski's refusal to give ground. Pay talks between the government and medical unions broke down on Tuesday. The government said that Poland lacks the budget to grant health workers major pay hikes. It offered pay increases in 2008 but the unions wanted increases ...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...Section 501 of the Migration Act, which deals with refusal or cancellation of visas on character grounds. "Section 501 of the act is amenable to broad discretions and it depends on political will of the day as to how they are exercised," said Ray Turner, a specialist in immigration law. "[When] the curre...

High Court Upholds Ban on Teenager's 'purity Ring'

... a so-called "purity ring" at school to signal her refusal of sex before marriage. Lydia Playfoot, 16, said she was "disappointed" by the ruling in central London. Her school, the Millais School in Horsham, West Sussex, denies infringing her human rights, saying that the ring is not an integral part of ...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...s Grassroots Features. Fed up with the stubborn refusal of villagers to use their private latrines, Sarpanch Dinesh Kaushik decided to take drastic action. He invited officials of the district Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), the nodal body implementing the TSC, to visit Dabena and directed vi...

Modern Lifestyle Could Damage Heart

... A major reason for failure to control it is the refusal of up to 50 percent of patients to take prescribed medication and stick to recommended lifestyle changes. The scientists warn that unless people modify their lifestyles, and diagnosis and treatment improve, recent gains in treating cardiovascular d...

Efforts Underway to Fight Alcoholism Among Tribals

...en entering the neighbour's territory or someone's refusal to lend a 'bidi' (leaf rolled cigarette) to a friend. In all these crimes, either the killer or the victim or both are high on alcohol, reports Grassroots Features. Alcoholism is taking a heavy toll on the socio-economic life of the tribal populati...

Patents: Appellate Board Becomes Functional

...public domain. Significantly the patent office's refusal to grant a patent to nadifloxacin came a few months after it rejected Novartis' patent application for Glivec. Wockhardt had filed its appeal in the Bombay High Court. GPLB...

Number of Specialists Best at Treating Children's Fractures Decreasing

...ediatric fracture include the child’s inability or refusal to bear weight on or use a limb, according to Daniel W. Green, M.D., associate attending orthopedic surgeon at HSS. If a child suffers from a minor fracture they may still use the limb but parents may notice some mild swelling. If a child does ha...

Drugs Watchdog Faces A Judicial Review

...mitted a legal review// over the health watchdog's refusal to approve drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease. According to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice), people who are either in the early or in the later stages of Alzheimer's disease cannot be treated with medicines on the N...

Indian Doctors in Britain Lose Legal Battle

...tigated by the turmoil caused by the Home Office's refusal to grant him a further leave to remain in the UK. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends". The immigration changes had created alarm and panic among thousands of doctors from outside the EU, particularly those from the subcontin...

Refusal of Surgery for Smokers – To Be or Not to Be

The controversy over refusal of surgery to known smokers is all set to be rekindled this week with two renowned experts debating the issue in this week’s BMJ//. The issue was initiated by the decision of a primary care trust last year to remove smokers from the waiting lists to ...

A Secret Dossier Predicts Major Changes At NHS, England

...ge of nurses by 2010. The cash crisis also means refusal of proper pay rises for staff which could prompt a strike. After spending millions of pounds on training medics to become consultants, the NHS will be too cash-strapped to pay more than 3,000 of them. The documents were compiled before Christmas,...

Girl With Cancer Forced to Undertake Treatment

...ion in the event of their approval for the child’s refusal to undertake treatment. Mrs Richards, from Beddau , near Pontypridd in South Wales noted that the disease left the child breathless and constrained in mobility. The hospital apparently discouraged the parents in exercising their choice to refuse tre...

Fresh Water, HIV Biggest of India's Six Challenges: Chidambaram

...uch" as the developed world. Supporting India's refusal to sign the Kyoto Protocol, he compared the per capita consumptions of this country and the US to buttress his argument. "The world should ask us to sign the protocol only when they give us access to resources like clean coal and uranium. Only the...

Adalimumab Proves Effective for Children with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

...h age 16, can cause joint stiffness, reluctance or refusal to use arms or legs, reduced activity levels, persistent pain and joint swelling. If not effectively treated, it can result in joint damage, growth delay and decreased bone mineralization. To assess the long-term effectiveness and safety of adalim...

Court Orders NHS To Reconsider Funding Lung Cancer Drug

...laimant may well find it impossible to challenge a refusal of further funding, even on a trial basis, if the decision is explained and grapples with the relevant issues," he ruled. Ms Gordon is suffering from lung cancer and her doctors have given the court assurances that the drug would prolong her life b...

Immunisation programme to include vaccine against Pneumococcal disease

...siness, a stiff neck, a hard-to-wake child and the refusal of food. Affected infants may not want to be handled. In babies, a high-pitched cry and an arched back are symptoms. When there is septicaemia there may be a rash that does not disappear when pressed with a clear glass. But septicaemia can be present...

Murky Relationships between Doctors and Pharmaceutical Companies Exposed

...onspiracy and that t he was charged only after his refusal to help the government build a case against the drug’s maker, Jazz Pharmaceuticals which seem to be a sequence of events that court documents seem to support. On his part Dr. Gleason freely acknowledges he advocated Xyrem as a treatment for many co...

Aortic Dissection - A Deadly Condition

...nditions that made surgery too risky, or patients' refusal to have surgery. Death rates were much higher among the non-surgical patients.The average age of all the patients was 59, but a quarter of the patients were over age 70 -- reflecting the fact that aortic dissection can strike relatively young patient...

Organ Donation Rates Plummet In UK

...ave agreed or that the relatives were divided. The refusal rates were highest among the families from ethnic minorities (70%) and those of the white donors (35%)....

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