See to It That New Year's Eve Is Safe
Group's eye safety tips can help everyone uncork a merry celebration
MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- When you pop the cork on the bottle of bubbly to celebrate the New Year, make sure you take steps to prevent eye injuries, says the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Not Safe
New research indicates that even light to moderate drinking should be avoided as it may interfere with learning and memory in children as late as // adolescence. Researchers define light drinking as three or less drinks per week, and moderate drinking is more than three drinks a week, but less than...
Hemochromatosis Patients' Blood is Safe
Blood donors with hemochromatosis, a disorder in which iron accumulates in organs and body tissues, do not pose a greater risk to blood safety than other donors, according to the results of a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). //
Hemochromatosis patients ar...
Nigeria Files New Lawsuit Against Pfizer
The company last week said it had received the go-ahead from Nigerian authorities before administering the drug.
A lawyer for Pfizer, afe
Babalola, said the withdrawal of the earlier suit reflected the weakness of the government's case.
"It's unfortunate that the rules of the cou...
Nigeria Launches Seven Billion Dollar Case Against Pfizer
Kano State has started both civil and criminal proceedings. The federal government has brought only a civil case.
Pfizer's lawyer afe
Babalola told journalists after Tuesday's hearing that the government case was unfounded.
"I found that there is no truth whatsoever in the cl...