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Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...Great Lakes fish serve as a potent warning that to safeguard the Great Lakes as a vital resource and international treasure, we must dramatically reduce pollution in the basin, it said. The report was released to kick off Ontario Family Fishing Weekend, which runs from July 6th to July 8th. While fish rema...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...om my ethical obligation (as a medical doctor) 'to safeguard public health' in India," Saha told IANS from Colu...th your ethical obligations as a medical doctor to safeguard public health," Palacio wrote. "I am extremely happy that the World Bank has finally agreed to gi...

Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

... ready to work with the international community to safeguard the quality and reputation of the Chinese food ind... ready to work with the international community to safeguard the quality and reputation of the Chinese food industry. Dozens of people have died in China becau...

India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment

...n of Women, a body set up by parliament in 1992 to safeguard women's rights. "Sexual harassment, especially in the unorganised sector, is rampant." Out of India's hundreds of millions of working women, as few as 1.5 million can be considered to be a part of the formal sector that would be protected by such...

China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares

...est supplier of food after the United States. To safeguard export quality, China plans to increase communications with trading partners, Li said....

Indian Antibiotic Faces Anti-dumping Duties in China

In its effort to safeguard the interest of its local pharmaceutical producers, China has imposed an anti-dumping duty of up to 37.7 per cent on Indian manufactured antibiotic sulfamethoxazole . The anti-dumping duty tax rate has been increased from 10.7 per cent to 37.7 pe...

New Definition Helps Identify Children at Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

...halt the progression of the metabolic syndrome and safeguard the future health of children and adolescents", said Professor Sir George Alberti, IDF past President and co-author of the definition. "We call on governments to create environments that allow for lifestyle changes. This will require a coordinated ap...

Thailand Unfazed As US Worries Over Copyright Violations

...orarily suspend patent protections on medicines to safeguard public health. Thailand has issued compulsory licenses for AIDS drugs Kaletra and Efavirenz and popular heart disease medicine Plavix. The government plans to import generic versions of the drugs from India, but could also choose to manufacture the...

Beef Firm in US Withdraws Its Products from Markets After E. Coli Outbreak.

...it for a refund. They are taking these measures to safeguard public health. All that the investigators know so far is, the tainted beef had come from the PM Beef plant in Windom in Minnesota. The question, that is being looked into, is whether the tainted beef was supplied to more grocery stores and other r...

Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains

...revival movement and a water education movement to safeguard rivers and water "as an ecosystem." Formed in 1998, Jal Biradari says it is concerned about "water conservation, forest-soil management, promotion of water conservation work as well as with struggle to re-establish community water rights"....

Every Child Needs to Be Vaccinated to Lead India into a Polio Free Future - Ramadoss

... contain the disease from spreading further and to safeguard the significant progress made over the last few months said Dr. Ramadoss. We can do that with the strategy we have in place. The Ministers today gave their pledge to ensure that no children are left unimmunized in the crucial next few polio campaigns...

China is Cracking Down on Food Safety

... ready to work with the international community to safeguard the quality and reputation of the Chinese food industry.' Singapore is the latest country to take action against import of Chinese toothpaste. Singapore has banned three brands of toothpaste imported from China, after tests showed they contained di...

Thailand Unfazed As US Worries Over Copyright Violations

...orarily suspend patent protections on medicines to safeguard public health. Thailand has issued compulsory licenses for AIDS drugs Kaletra and Efavirenz and popular heart disease medicine Plavix. The government plans to import generic versions of the drugs from India, but could also choose to manufacture the...

FDA Licenses First US Vaccine Against Avian Flu

...tion community, we will play a key role in helping safeguard human health if an influenza pandemic strikes. We look forward to continuing to work with the US government and others, to prepare for this crisis." The licensure of this vaccine was based on a clinical trial conducted by the National Institute o...

Kidney Trade: Curbing the Sale

...rth. The minister has, however, given assurance to safeguard the patient’s interest. It has been generally agreed upon that cadaver-based transplantation from the brain dead is the right future strategy and must be vigorously propogated. There is a need to regulate, strengthen and tighten the grip on the...

Ban on Trade of Human Organs in China

... to such usage. The law is essentially passed to safeguard citizen's lawful rights. It also deals with transplant quality and makes that every transplant be cleared by the ethics committee of the hospital. The main points that are covered in the law include: Fines are set at between eight to ten times the...

‘Rip Van Winkle’ Treatment May Curb Cancer Cell Growh

...ed cell death – apoptosis – was the more important safeguard mechanism for suppressing tumors arising from dysfunctional telomeres. Aged cells have abnormal chromosomes with dysfunctional telomeres – shorter ends – that can promote tumorigenesis in the absence of the tumor suppressor p53, and may be related ...

Preventing Cancer Without Killing Cells

...ed cell death – apoptosis – was the more important safeguard mechanism for suppressing tumours arising from dysfunctional telomeres. Aged cells have abnormal chromosomes with dysfunctional telomeres – shorter ends – that can promote tumorigenesis in the absence of the tumour suppressor p53, and may be related...

Irregular Heartbeat Linked to Genetic Mutation

...KATP) channel. Researchers uncovered its role as a safeguard against atrial arrhythmia under stress conditions. The fail-safe mechanism present in most people to provide electrical stability to the heart under stress was defective in this patient. The sequencing of KATP channel genes, using genomic DNA extract...

Crackdown on Alternate Health Practitioners

...ctive of these regulative measures is primarily to safeguard the innocent patients from off-track doctors. JYT...

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