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Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...s, including from the seismology institute, and to revise aspects of the project....

China to Overhaul Food Safety Rules

... for building a food safety standards system is to revise as soon as possible the rules for farm produce and processed food," said the director of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, Liu Pingjun. Liu said that at the end of 2006, some of China's 1,965 national foo...

US FDA Wants Vitamin Manufacturers to Test All Ingredients

...ld ask the manufacturer to remove an ingredient or revise its label. In more serious cases, it could seize the product, file a lawsuit or even seek criminal charges. Most companies already test their raw ingredients, said Steve Mister, president and CEO for the Council for Responsible Nutrition, a trade a...

Desertification, a Major Threat, Says UN

...he report called on governments in arid regions to revise rules on land use to halt overgrazing and unsustainable irrigation practices. It also urged better coordinated policies to address the problem of desertification. It said about 2 billion people, a third of the Earth's population, are potential vict...

VA Should Revise Its Methods for Evaluating PTSD in Ex-military Personnel

... U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs to revise how it evaluates former military personnel for service-connected post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and determines the payment amounts they merit, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. A surge in the nu...

Perrigo Receives FDA Approval to Market Coated Fruit Nicotine Gum

...disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise....

Officials Indicted for Allowing a Fast Food Joint Teeming With Rats in New York to Function

... nature, frequency and timing of complaints and to revise the inspection system to place greater emphasis on conditions that attract and sustain pests. In the wake of the incident, the parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut said it had asked a leading rat expert to review company standards at its ...

Bolivian Glacier Melts, Dangerously Fast

...kly and runs off the glacier. 'We keep having to revise downwards our projections of when Chacaltaya is going to disappear completely,' said Ramirez, who has been monitoring the glacier since 1995. 'Not long ago we thought it was going to be 2015, now we think it could be this year or next.' The Bol...

FDA Requests Label Change for All Sleep Disorder Drug Products

...disorders requesting that the whole class of drugs revise product labeling to include warnings about the following potential adverse events: · Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) and angioedema (severe facial swelling), which can occur as early as the first time the product is taken. · Complex sleep-...

Research Paper Examines Depression in 3 Cities in Pakistan

...holds in three capital cities of Pakistan: Need to revise the mental health policy." Dr. Muhammad Gadit explained that Pakistan, among the other developing countries, has a higher prevalence rate of depression because of the current social adversities. "There is thus a great need for systematic studies on...

New Guidelines For Assessing Lymphoma Treatment

...onse assessment, prompted the IHP to substantially revise the criteria. The IHP recommendations aim to standardize the parameters used in clinical trials for lymphoma and incorporate the new technologies. In addition, the revised guidelines cover all lymphomas. The recommendations appear in the Jan. 22 on...

Ear Fluid Does Not Impair Development

...Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery to revise these guidelines for the insertion of ear tubes. Before 3 years of age, 429 children in Children’s ear study with persistent effusion were randomly assigned to undergo ear tube insertion either promptly or up to nine months later if effusion persis...

Fetal Oxygen Monitors Not Helpful To Prevent Mishaps In Labor:Says Study

...A In a statement has communicated that now it will revise the labels on the monitors or inform hospitals about the findings based on the review of this current study conducted by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The FDA reiterated that they are unlikely to withdraw its approval of t...

Poor diabetics: bitter times and worse times with no sweet respite

...crease awareness of diabetes to all social groups, revise protocols written by primary care organizations to heed to the needs of diverse groups; and increasing budget geared towards compensating existing inequalities. MST...

Teens and Pregnancy

...aid they would have to put their lives on hold and revise their life goals. They also expressed concern that they could have difficulty juggling school and motherhood and might have to drop out of school. A 14-year-old responded: "1. No job to support me and my baby 2. I’m (sic) not out of school." Those...

Chicken Dishes Back On Airline Menus

... and fish. Some airlines asked their caterers to revise the menu while those like Chef Air and Taj voluntarily stopped supplying chicken. "We were serving mutton, fish and seafood to some airlines, instead of chicken," Taneja said. --Edited IANS...

Avastin, anti-Cancer Drug leads to Blindness and Other Complications

... the condition. The company also said that it will revise prescription information on the drug, which had $1.13 billion in sales last year. Avastin is the first drug approved to fight cancer by choking off the blood supply that feeds the tumors. Parameswaran Hari, an assistant professor and oncologist at ...

Never undermine the importance of calcium and Vitamin D

...min D supplementation, has said it has no plans to revise its guidelines in light of recent studies. 4. Decades of research in animals and humans confirm the contribution of calcium and vitamin D in building and preserving bone mass across all age groups. Therefore it is important tha...

FDA to Revise Herpes Test Rules in the US

...inistration (FDA) of the United States proposes to revise rules that could make herpes virus tests cheaper and more extensively available.// The FDA said it might change the classification of tests for herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 to class II from class III, which would reduce the regulatory burdens ...

Sepsis Death Reported With Mifepristone – FDA Issues Warnin

...a drug manufacturing company has said that it will revise the label of Mifeprex so as to warn users of the possibility of bacterial infection and other complications. According to Danco the Mifeprex packaging already includes a warning stating that women who use the drug could experience serious and possibl...

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