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China is Cracking Down on Food Safety

...vernment's intention to put an end to the numerous scandals related to poor quality of food products and medications in ChinaThe Chinese Government has also stepped up its patrols in recent weeks, announcing a series of measures aimed at strengthening food and drug safety and cracking down on counterfeiting o...

Body Parts Industry Of U.S Under Investigation

...ould not have prevented two recent well-publicized scandals over the safety of cadaver tissues that were transplanted. Thousands of Americans who had routine procedures like knee and back operations were urged to get tested for HIV and hepatitis last year because of concerns about the tissues they received. ...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

Prostitutes, perversions and public scandals – the stuff of the 21st century tabloids was familiar to readers three centuries earlier,// according to new research from the University of Leeds. The reading of erotic literature was already a social activity 300 years ago. Jenny Skipp’s three...

On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale

...s book on kidney trade found that, periodic kidney scandals involving doctors were mostly stories concocted by rival hospitals. The rumors were a part of the competitive commercialization that was an aspect of the trade. In fact, there was no need to ‘trick people’, since enough kidneys were readily available...

Antibiotic Drug Recalled Following Adverse Effects

...and drug safety. Negligent officials and frequent scandals on businesses obsessed with making profits have been blamed by Chinese media as being responsible for this....

Medical Education in Australia Embroiled in Scandals

...ositions available, it will be one of the greatest scandals in medical education." In his estimate, the time spent to seek approval for prescriptions, from Medicare Australia, could be effectively channelised by the GP's to offer nearly 1.3 million consultations. Instead of transforming General practice int...

Bruce Vladeck Will Hold Fort (interim) of UMDNJ

...y’s reform happens to be key agenda, after all the scandals and financial irregularities that have rocked the university during the past year. <br...

UCI Closed Its Liver Transplant Program

...al Center (UCI) for the past decade faced a lot of scandals which finally led to the closure of its liver transplant program. // It was not able to provide adequate care to patients. A panel of experts found the program to have marginal staffing and inadequate resources. It lacked the financial and manage...

Organ Scandals Compensation And The Aftermath

...distressing that in a country like the UK if such scandals breaking at regular intervals less said about the developing world where poverty is the norm . The arguments and the counter arguments apart it puts a question mark on the issue of Ethical principles, of “legal Organ donaton “...

Scandals Can Affect Medical Research

...tudy in latest BMJ. This analysis shows how media scandals may affect scientific research, even when the research is not directly linked to the scandal. The authors examined the relation between newspaper reports on the use of children’s tissue for research purposes and donations to a UK tumor bank from 199...

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