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Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip
Dram, Scotland's national drink, is on sale
for 1,000 pounds a measure. Available at the mai...h have since shut down. None of the bottles are on sale
to the public: the Gleneagles hotel has one, and another is behind the bar of Fifty, a members-only ...
Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction
...ble the amount expected. Other highlights of the sale
included a manuscript by Sir Isaac Newton in which he discusses the theory of gravity. It sold for 204,000 pounds: more than four times the pre-sale estimate of 50,000 pounds. But Christie's agreed earlier Tuesday to withdraw a letter written by Ma...
US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle
... health risks associated with small turtles, whose sale
was banned in 1975 because they can infect childre...ought it at a flea market. The 1975 law bans the sale
of turtles with a carapace fewer than 10 centimeters (four inches) long. "Small turtles have posed...
SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar
...ent's website pressed officials to stop the online sale
of dogmeat. The business, which opened in April, h... are not among the animals that can be cooked. The sale
of dogmeat is illegal." But officials in the health and agriculture ministries gave no clear-cut a...
Designer Bag Launch Causes Shopping Chaos in Hong Kong
...e of snaring the fashion must-have when it went on sale
here on Friday morning. Some arrived as early as...e had been sent by her employer to buy the bag, on sale
here for 120 Hong Kong (15 US) dollars. "They said there was a long queue in England so I guess sh...
Functional Food What is That, Ask First
...ir risk of heart disease." Canada had banned the sale
of those products, the institute report said. Dr Savage said cholesterol-lowering margarines were one of the best examples of a functional food with effective health benefits - lowering the risk of heart attacks. Food products from larger, well-k...
Single Drug to Check Both Glucose and Cholesterol in Diabetics on the Cards
...g an application for the commercial production and sale
of the drug. As per the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association, patients with type 2 diabetes should control their glucose levels, and keep their blood sugar level at less than seven per cent. The National Cholesterol Education Pr...
China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms
... to crackdown. For starters it has suspended the sale
of a drug used to treat acute leukemia and rheumat... and Drug Administration said it had suspended the sale
of methotrexate made by Shanghai Hualian Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. The statement said it caused adve...
China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare
... and Drug Administration on Saturday suspended the sale
of methotrexate after children being treated for acute leukemia reported feeling pain and had difficulty walking after being injected with the drug, Xinhua news agency said. The medicine is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, it said. The wa...
Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China
...aims that illegal activities behind production and sale
of fake and shoddy foods and pharmaceuticals will ...aims that illegal activities behind production and sale
of fake and shoddy foods and pharmaceuticals will be effectively contained in future. A senior off...
Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman
...so purchased an anti-anxiety medication that's for sale
in Canada only with a doctor's prescription, said ...The report makes no recommendations, but calls the sale
of counterfeit drugs on the Internet a "complex and emerging health-care problem." "If you order f...
China Launches Food Safety Checks in Run-up to Olympics
...or 10 categories including production, processing, sale
and cooking, and daily reports will be issued. It will be implemented at sports events being held next month to test facilities and logistics at venues being used for next year's Games. The Beijing Municipal Food Safety Office will share the syst...
Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases
...h-rise administrative building and considering the sale
of about 50 other nonessential church properties to raise funds for a settlement. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge overseeing the cases recently ruled that Mahony could be called to testify in the second trial on schedule, and attorneys fo...
Rats Back on the Menu in Southern China
... in southern China in 2003, authorities banned the sale
of many wild animals including rats amid fear that the deadly disease could be contracted from contaminated meat. Although the scientific community is not in agreement over whether certain animals can spread the disease, vendors in China are no lon...
Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug
...trecor. Although the FDA has approved Natrecor's sale
to people with congestive heart failure who have trouble breathing while doing minimal activity, Scios has been accused of improperly promoting frequent injections of the drug in out-patient settings. South San Francisco-based Genentech also has ac...
Indian Introduces Paan-flavoured Condoms
...of betel nut and tobacco known as paan is to go on sale
in India, newspapers said Tuesday . State-owned company Hindustan Latex has already tested the pungent and bitter mixture on their main market, sex workers, who preferred it to other flavours such as banana and chocolate, the Hindustan Times report...
'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay
...ood additive," while the European Union allows its sale
only as a food supplement or in cosmetics. "World demand is enormous," Gonzalez said. "But the sugar lobby wants to stop the importation of this natural, safe, revolutionary product." Studies at the medical school at the University of Asuncion fo...
Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand
...ve this hand, it surprises me.' The device is on sale
privately, with an entirely lifelike version for around 13,000. It could be available on the NHS in about three years. Made from light-weight plastic usually found in car engine components, the hand is attached to the arm via a laminated socket. ...
Government to Toughen Its Anti-smoking Laws
... products except at selling points. It also bars sale
of tobacco products to a persons below 18 years of age....
China to Curtail Organ Sale
...s as a booster to an existing ban, which prohibits sale
of human organs. Organ trade today is a global issue. The backlash of unrelated transplants has resulted in many counties making this form of organ donation illegal. Currently countries like Pakistan and China were responsible for many such transp...
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