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Genetic Variation may Increase Premenstrual Depression Risk

...cide. "We are talking about women who meet very stringent diagnostic criteria for PMDD. This is not the garden variety PMS, she said. The results of the study will appear in an upcoming print edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry....

Indian, Iraqi Medics may Face Terror Stigma Overseas

...doctors have started voicing concerns over the new stringent checks for migrants wishing to work in the NHS. Dr. Pasad Rao, the chairman of the British International Doctors' Association (BIDA), said: "We have some concerns that what has happened in the past weeks will subconsciously have some negative effec...

China to Curtail Organ Sale

...ving organ back in their own countries, due to the stringent laws. China is second only to the USA, with a whopping estimate of 10,000 transplants being done annually. Most of these are carried out on domestic patients. There are however several ethical issues involved. There is a lot of pressure on the hospit...

Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings

...the killing of Sean Bell. Other steps include more stringent psychological screenings for undercover candidates, improving scenario-based training with the help of professional actors, and installing lights and sirens in unmarked cars. The measures are expected to make "undercover operations the safest possi...

World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover

...id, that in France people could protest about more stringent drink driving laws after having had one of the highest road accident rates in Europe. "If you make a product that people can do themselves harm with, you have to take responsibilities," he said. "It is it is up to the alcohol industry to grasp the ...

US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits

...it could simply prohibit states from imposing more stringent consumer regulations than what it lays down. True to his undisguised bias for the industry, Bush has been tacitly encouraging various federal agencies to adopt regulations that would preclude active state prosecutors and trial lawyers from bringing...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

... have led to recalls and bans and potentially more stringent import and food safety laws. "I think we have reached a point unfortunately where 'made in China' is now a warning label in the United States," Democratic Senator Richard Durbin, a top campaigner in the US Congress for tighter food safety laws, sai...

Indian Doctors Refuse to Help HIV-positive Woman Deliver: Report

...ed. "In this particular case we have recommended stringent action against the doctors," NACO chief Sujatha Rao told the channel. "Even if they were to touch contaminated blood, they are not in danger." The report was the latest reminder of the discrimination suffered in India by those living with HIV and...

Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida

...rities have now turned wiser and are planning more stringent regulations to minimize frauds. The increased enforcement efforts may involve additional annual expenses of about $20 million. But the annual savings to taxpayers and other beneficiaries will be a whopping $2.5 billion....

Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts

... In the circumstances experts are calling for more stringent regulations to protect Canadians. They say the vas...efficacy. But critics say the review process isn't stringent enough. York University health policy expert Joel Lexchin says over-the-counter medications should r...

Toddler Infected With Rare Side Effect Of Smallpox Vaccination Recovering

...Schaffner said, raises the question of whether the stringent procedures that were initially put in place have eroded somewhat. The boys skin grew back at a phenomenal rate and shows remarkably few signs of the ravages of the disease, Dr. Kahana said. She attributed the recovery to a lot of good, diligent car...

Sling Surgery Better Than Burch for Treating Stress Incontinence in Women

...s predating SISTEr were small, short-term, or less stringent about diagnostic criteria and outcome measures, producing inconsistent results across studies. SISTEr set a higher bar by standardizing definitions, clinical evaluations, and surgical procedures at all sites and by using "composite outcome measures a...

Study Finds Glycerin to Be a Good Source for Cattle Feed

...e processing of soybean oil. He also said it meets stringent FDA regulations. "We're really looking at the energy value and how it compares to corn. When the animal consumes glycerin, it's absorbed, and the glycerin is used to make glucose. Actually, it's like feeding sugar to a cow. Because it's liquid, th...

Ban Smoking Indoor Workplaces and China Cause for Concern WHO

The World Health Organisation has called for stringent regulations on smoking in public places . Given the scale of danger awaiting the community from smokers, all member countries should ban smoking at indoor workplaces and in public buildings. 'The evidence is clear. There is no safe level of exposur...

Tobacco Menace and What can Be Done About It

...alth, the World Health Organization is calling for stringent regulations on smoking. Tobacco generates about Rs.7,964 crore annually but spends for treatment of tobacco related diseases is about Rs.27,661 crore, according to WHO estimates. The results of a recent survey are really alarming. The total lo...

Own Up and Pay Up, Nigerian Party Tells Pfizer

...d anywhere else in the country by putting in place stringent conditions for clinical testing. "Using children in Nigeria as Guinea-pigs in the testing of an unapproved drug is perhaps a pointer to how Western drug manufacturing companies perceive Nigeria in particular and Africa in general as one huge labora...

Today Cancer is the Deadliest Killer

... each year?"WHO has urged the governments to adopt stringent measures against industries or work places who do not comply with the health and safety measures. They have to make sure that the workers are not exposed to carcinogens. Asbestos should be barred from using in work places. There should be a ban on ...

Sleeping With The Enemy

...t prima facie, no. I think we should have the most stringent possible conditions in relation to that nationwide and I know the health minister (Tony Abbott) is concerned about that and is examining ways of tightening things up and I think people are entitled to be concerned", he was quoted.This research shows ...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

... to its pediatric intensive care unit. The more stringent admission screening methods for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) go well beyond standard hospital practices, where tests are only ordered after symptoms or early signs of infection appear....

Chinese Food- a Global Risk?

...Though the Chinese authority has tried to bring in stringent measures for inspection of food export but it has not brought in the desired results The Chinese exporters are paying heavily for it. Chinese shrimps and honey are banned in Japan and Europe due to extreme pesticides and antibiotics deposits found in...

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