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Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...g giant Pfizer Wednesday asked a Nigerian court to strike out a lawsuit against it by a state government ove...on to entertain this case ... I want this court to strike out this case", Pfizer's lawyer Anthony Idigbe told the court. Kano government's lawyer Aliyu Umar...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

... Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, IBD can strike at any age but occurs most often in young people between the ages of 15 and 35. Since IBD tends to run in families, scientists know genes play a role in its etiology, but have not determined the exact cause of the disease. Some people have long per...

Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

.... Around 200 doctors have also launched a hunger strike to try to force the government to give in to their union's demands for a massive pay hike. The average monthly pay packet for Polish hospital doctors is 395 euros a month, not counting overtime. Union representatives say that even domestic cleane...

Kelly Clarksons Hits are Making Her an Insomniac

...r-old singer said that most of her lyrics and hits strike her when she's trying to get to some sleep. Clarkson added that she has to write them down or record them on the spot, which results in a disturbed sleep. "The moment a song comes to me, I have to get it out. That's why I have a hard time sleepin...

Rare Womens Lung Disease May Yield Insights Into Common Diseases

...ents worldwide. LAM affects young women, and can strike suddenly during pregnancy, Henske said. LAM causes the lungs to fill with abnormal cells. As a result, cysts or holes can develop in the lung, causing it to collapse. The disease takes a major toll on the body, making even mundane tasks difficult. Wo...

Cherie Blair to Challenge Hubbys Smoking Ban on Human Rights Ground

...efore the ban and then the Government would try to strike it out. I told her I was prepared to go to the European Court. I told her I would be defying the ban as would staff and customers. When the police come, I shall show them the writ with Cherie's name on it and tell them to come back another time, he s...

The Bottleneck in Neuroblastoma

...f disease that behave very differently. Some cases strike in infants, but spontaneously disappear with minimal treatment, while other cases in older children may be relentlessly aggressive from the start. So precisely defining a given patient's risk level can help oncologists design the best treatment, av...

Lightning Strikes Deadliest in Summer

...o be the leading international expert on lightning strike injuries. Here are some safety tips to help prot...can hurt you even before it begins to rain and can strike as far as 10 miles away from the rain area of a thunderstorm. "Wait 30 minutes after the last crack ...

Talks Break Down in Polish Nurses' Pay Protest

...ans' union on Friday threatened to launch a hunger strike next week unless the government gives in to its demands for a massive pay hike. Poland's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across former the communist bloc. Nurses earn the local equiva...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...mplacent perhaps because the disaster predicted to strike in the mid-19th century did not indeed materialize. But a century and a half later he might be proved right thanks to the short-sighted policies of the rulers world over, many experts warn....

Street-protesting Polish Nurses Threaten to Stay Put

...hysicians' union has threatened to launch a hunger strike unless the government gives in to its demands for a massive pay hike. Medical workers also protested elsewhere in Poland Monday. In the southern city of Krakow, several hundred doctors and nurses held a street demonstration before handing regiona...

Talks Between Striking Polish Nurses and Government to Open

...hysicians' union has threatened to launch a hunger strike unless the government gives in to its demands for a massive pay hike. Health service salaries are very low in Poland, with a nurse earning around 290 to 340 euros (390 to 457 dollars) a month and a hospital doctor 395 euros (530 dollars), not count...

Church Weddings for Gays Soon a Reality in Sweden

...being between a man and a woman. The new law would strike any reference to gender. While heterosexuals can currently marry in either a civil ceremony or a church ceremony, homosexuals are only allowed to register their partnerships in a civil ceremony. 'I think it would be great if the Swedish law passe...

Unemployed Electropaths Threaten to Commit Suicide in Kashmir

...er the new scheme. We have been sitting on hunger strike for the last 80 days. The system treats diseases through the use of electricity. Electropathy and naturopathy are alternative systems of medicine, but not recognized by various state governments or the Indian Medical Council. Protesters argue ...

Bidi Workers Protest Against Using Skull and Crossbones Sign on Packets

...lveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari districts began a strike this weekend to protest the union health ministry ...ne. The federation has threatened an indefinite strike from June 1 if the government does not mediate and help bidi workers get their dues....

Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida

...t brings the number of individuals charged by this strike force to 42 defendants, allegedly responsible for more than $142 million in fraudulent billings to Medicare." These are not your standard over-billing cases, it is pointed out. Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt described it as wholes...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

...ur Nurses Plan of Action It is imperative to strike a balance between demand and resources. Excessive workload on the nursing staff is a huge compromise on patient care. Hospital managements need to address this issue by allocating duties according to the resources available. Understaffed nursing unit...

Researchers Identify Immune Dysfunction in Melanoma Patients

... one in six of the 47,700 people it is expected to strike this year. Unless melanoma is caught early and removed, there is no effective treatment, although research groups have been testing vaccine therapies for the disease. However, Lee worried that unless researchers better understood immune dysfunctions ...

Researchers Find Link Between Sleep Disorder and Dementia

...hers examined individuals, usually older males who strike out violently, often yelling, when they entered REM sleep, over many years. Researchers found that many of them develop symptoms of dementia. Post-mortems showed that they all had developed Lewy bodies but not the pathology of Alzheimers disease...

Doctors Strike Paralysed Health Services in Bihar

... a Bihar district as hundreds of doctors went on a strike to protest the failure of the police in rescuing t...t 125 km from the state capital, went on a two-day strike Thursday to protest the failure of the police in rescuing Saurav, 12 and Gaurav, 12. Both the boys a...

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