Tag: "watchdogs" at medical news
Woman Elects For Mastectomy: Prolonged Wait For Genetic Results
...ivery and delays in getting licenses from genetics watchdogs
to perform the tests are the main reasons for the backlog of people waiting for results. Politicians described the situation as "inhuman" and "shocking". Mrs. Wilson said that she was left in the limbo, not knowing if her two children and ...
China Launches Probe Into Breast Enhancement Drug
...reasts is being investigated by Chinese consumer// watchdogs
in the wake of recent unflattering media reports. Bolibao, a "miracle" treatment that comes in the form of a drink, was accused in a television documentary of causing gynaecological problems and doing nothing that it promised. Gao Xuemin, an expe...
IVF Price To Be Reduced If Women Opt For Egg Sharing Scheme
... controversial cloning research.// The fertility watchdogs
have given permission for a scheme for ‘egg sharing' so as to advance work on human cloning. They have announced that the women who agree for this scheme and pass on their spare eggs to the cloning researchers could potentially reduce the cost of IVF...
Carcinogens in Fish Worries Chinese Watchdogs
... make their eggs red. China had quality control watchdogs
for every step in fish farming: from the production of fish feed, use of drugs, breeding, upto sales, according to Cao. Last week, it was reported that China had killed around 5,000 ducks found to be fed with a cancer-causing dye to make eggs look ...
Vietnam may Face Dengue Fever Outbreak: Ministry
...study the development of mosquitoes there. Health watchdogs
have blamed stagnant wastewater and dense water hyacinth (a water plant with blue flowers) for mushrooming mosquito populations in the said districts. Dengue fever is fatal in about 5 percent of cases, especially in children and young adults. In re...
Hydrolysed Casein Formula may Slash Eczema in Infants
...d. Infant formula is a highly emotive area, with watchdogs
keeping a close eye on companies' marketing tactics lest they drift towards promoting their products as preferable to breast-feeding. While it is agreed that breastfeeding is the best way to ensure an infant receives the nutrients it needs in its ...