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Drug trafficking via Internet a growing threat

...ple were onlining at the end of last year, greater vigilance and international cooperation are needed “to prevent the Internet from turning into a worldwide web of drug trafficking,” said Hamid Ghodse, the INCB’s president. In the United States, Internet swapping of techniques for manufacturing amphetamine si...

Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus

...researchers say that MRI has indeed increased the vigilance in analysis of facial anatomy thereby allowing parents to receive the necessary counseling before the birth of their child....

Listeria Food Poisoning Can Be Dangerous In Pregnant Women And Elderly

...od due to Listeria can be life-threatening unless vigilance is practiced to curb the infection // according to the report published by Food Safety Authority of Ireland.(FSAI). The mortality due to infection can be as much as 30% associated with Listeria food contamination and only miniscule amounts need to...

British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs

... they say that they will continue to maintain such vigilance and keep improving their anti-counterfeit methods to protect the public and stay ahead of the criminals....

Indian Pharmaceutical Industries Stops Manufacturing And Sale Of Valdecoxib

...er the suggestions of the National Pharmacological vigilance Advisory Committee. Glenmark Pharma had a major market share in this drug Valdecoxib was at Rs. 25 crores, which subsequently dropped to around Rs. 12 crores, whereas Nicholas had about Rupees 12 crores. Mr. A.S. Mohanty of Glenmark said, “The Indi...

Kerala Government is in High Alert for Bird Flu

...he government agencies are asked to check and have vigilance on the migration of local and migratory birds, has migratory birds are carrying the viral strain H5N1. Though no known bird flu positive cases have been detected in the state of Kerala but the Government wanted the department to be very cautious as t...

Bird Flu Spreading in China's Poultry

...ders at an Asia-Pacific summit warned that greater vigilance is needed to prevent // more human infections. President Bush, Chinese President Hu Jintao, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Russian President Vladimir Putin were among the leaders pledging unity in combatting bird flu at the summit in ...

Bird Flu: India faces threat from China this winter

...the high-security lab in Bhopal for H5N1 virus. A vigilance cell has been set up and poultry farmers in various parts of the country near the lakes have been told to keep check to prevent exposure to wild birds and report any suspicious deaths of chicken. The poultry, being very susceptible, easily contract ...

Caffeine pill to keep soldiers alert in the field

...ion...and if these effects translate into enhanced vigilance in the military context," The Straits Times quoted Fabian Lim, head of the Military Physiology Lab, as saying. "DSO is also working on a pill that will maintain a sustained release of caffeine, so that caffeine is made available in the body over s...

Bird Flu Threat Prompts Tightened Security Across Hong Kong Border

...he officials have been instructed to keep a strict vigilance regarding the smuggling of birds and poultry into the territory. The proposed move has also strengthened communication with China with respect to illegal trafficking of birds. The health chief of the former British colony, York Chow would travel to...

Strict Vigilance against Bird Flu in Hong Kong

...infection can be minimized if all sectors maintain vigilance and adopt preventive measures. ...

Dispensing Drug Dosage To Children Through Computers

...each year. "It takes a whole culture of safety and vigilance to prevent errors." However, the tradeoffs of correct dosing, legible orders and adherence to safety procedures all outweigh the negative effects, researchers say. Because pediatric chemotherapy is such a complex process, it was crucial for researc...

India & Singapore Join hands to Fight Terror & Drug Trafficking

.... The Singaporean leaders have stated that strict vigilance had helped avert terrorist strikes and combat drug trafficking in the city-state....

Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Soon In The Country

...roject to bring 11 disease parameters under strict vigilance throughout the country. // Union Health minister Ambumani Ramadoss told reporters here today that the World Bank-funded project would be able to create a veritable data base for 11 incidences like HIV/AIDS, polio, cholera, cardio-vascular diseases ...

iSTART Brain Model Reveals the possible Cause of Autism

...hat is required for resonance to occur is set by a vigilance parameter which controls whether a particular lear...d representation will be concrete or abstract. Low vigilance allows for learning of broad abstract recognition categories, such as a category that is activated b...

Bird Flu in Thailand Suspected to be H5N1 Strain

...andled dead chickens have raised fears that public vigilance against the disease is waning. Since the reemergence of the virus in 2003 in East Asia the global human death toll is now about 132....

Corneal infections Linked to External Contamination

... The researchers cautioned doctors on the need for vigilance in diagnosing and treating fungal keratitis and urged consumers to discontinue the use of MoistureLoc. In addition soft contact lens users were also advised to pay close attention to their hygiene practices, especially the washing and drying of ha...

Excessive exercise common among women with eating disorders

...ive exercise is a warning sign that "requires more vigilance and understanding," so that patients can be educated on how to include healthy exercise levels in their lives, without losing any gains made in controlling the eating disorder. GA...

Japanese Man Tests Positive for HIV-2 Virus

Japan to keep a tight vigilance on the spread of a rare HIV-2 virus. // Japanese...h officials have announced that they would step up vigilance against the rare HIV-2 form of the AIDS-causing virus after reports have claimed that the first Japa...

American Red Cross Fined by FDA over Blood Collection Practices

... nation's requirement of blood, has been under the vigilance of the government since 1993, to adopt adequate measures to make the blood safe by enhancing the quality control system. This fine slapped on the Red Cross is to the tune of $4.2 million. 'The safety of the blood supply is extremely important,' s...

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