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Americans United for Life Disappointed by Oklahoma Governor's Veto of Bill Banning Destructive Embryo Research

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry vetoed Oklahoma House Bill 1326, a bill making it illegal for any Oklahoma business to conduct research that would kill a human embryo or subject an unborn child to a substantial risk of death or injury. T...

Punjab Plans of Banning Sex Determination Kit from US

Punjab plans to ban the entry of sex determination test kits to counter online threats to its skewed sex ratio//. A US-based website's offer of 'Gender Mentor Home DNA gender testing kit' for $275 promising results within 48 hours has sparked fears of a mass killing of unborn girls in Punjab, ...

Doctors Ask MPs To Protect Human Rights By Banning Smoking In Enclosed Public Spaces

The BMA Chairman, Dr James Johnson has urged all MPs in England to exercise their free vote to ensure that smoking was banned in all enclosed public spaces. In a letter to all MP's, Dr Johnson said, “A partial ban on smoking in public place// disregards the human rights of workers and customer...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

...ment that schools need better policies to manage food allergies, most parents were not in favor of implementation of specific school policies, such as banning peanut products and having special tables for food-allergic children," Gupta said in the news release. "The public's knowledge was strongest regard...

CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine

..., homicide, heart attack, stroke, mania, etc.), and whether the drug in question carries a black box warning (the agency's strongest warning--short of banning a drug). It is searchable by drug name and age group and includes who reported the psychiatric drug reaction (doctor, pharmacist, consumer, etc.)....

NBTY Reports Third Quarter Results

...iance with new federal, state, local or foreign legislation or regulation or adverse determinations by regulators anywhere in the world (including the banning of products) and more particularly Good Manufacturing Practices in the United States, the Food Supplements Directive and Traditional Herbal Medicinal ...

E-Cigarettes Pose a Health Hazard, FDA Warns

...mpanies that markets e-cigarettes, Smoking Everywhere, filed suit against the FDA in late April, claiming that the agency overstepped its authority by banning shipments and insisting that e-cigarettes go through the drug approval process, FDA officials said during the news conference. A big concern of hea...

NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Unconditionally Cleared

...iance with new federal, state, local or foreign legislation or regulation or adverse determinations by regulators anywhere in the world (including the banning of products) and more particularly Good Manufacturing Practices in the United States, the Food Supplements Directive and Traditional Herbal Medicinal ...

In New York City, Trans Fat Ban Is Working

...e Diekman, director of university nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis and a past president of the American Dietetic Association, said that banning fats is not enough. "While mandatory elimination of trans fats can help reduce intake, consumer understanding about healthy food choices is essenti...

'Can't Text, I'm Driving!'

... sending text messages or e-mails while driving is "distracting, dangerous, and should be outlawed." No state has yet adopted a universal law banning text messaging and cell phone use while driving, however, 13 states already prohibit texting while driving with many states conforming to this idea qu...
Banning in Medical Technology

International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma 2008

...l effects of this tragic cancer. Day 1: Advocacy, Thursday, June 26 is a rallying cry to the House of Representatives to move quickly on legislation banning asbestos and providing research funding for meso and asbestos related diseases. This legislation must be conferenced with the companion bill in the Se...

Statement From The National Conclave on HIV/AIDS Policy for Black Clergy

...re being devastated by this insidious disease. Just as African American clergy fervently came together 50 years ago to fight for civil rights, we are banning together today to bring an end to HIV/AIDS and its potential to obliterate our community. To combat this plague, which is claiming five to seven thous...
Banning in Biological News

Happier, healthier, more productive hens on omega-3?

...ted diets in laying hens. Eighteen million laying hens in the UK will need to be "re-housed" within the next four years as a result of a EU ruling banning conventional cage systems. Because of greater rates of bone breakage in free-range systems this represents a serious welfare issue for the poultry an...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

... banning or restricting the use of certain types of fishing gear could help the worl...research provides managers with some ideas about the trade-offs involved in banning certain gear." Dr Cinner says that temporary bans or imposing permanent ...

Help for climate-stressed corals

... banning or restricting the use of certain types of fishing gear could help the worl...research provides managers with some ideas about the trade-offs involved in banning certain gear." Dr Cinner says that temporary bans or imposing permanent ...

Afghanistan releases its first-ever list of protected species

...e the species within Afghanistan. The protected species list also comes at a critical time for Afghanistan's wild species. The Presidential Decree banning hunting in the country expired in March 2009. Only one week ago, it would have been legal for any person to kill an endangered species like the snow l...

Facebook flack regarding breastfeeding mothers

..., January 12, 2009The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine feels that the social networking website, Facebook, would be well advised to review its policy banning photographs of breastfeeding mothers. Such a policy perpetuates the notion that breastfeeding is an unseemly bodily function best kept from public vie...

UT researchers find link between advertising and increased tobacco use among India's youth

...ighth graders havent been as exposed to the Western message. After the major tobacco company settlements of 1998 that included more stringent laws banning pro-smoking advertising, smoking has dropped among American youth. According to The Monitoring the Future study, daily smoking among eighth graders dr...

Oceanic sharks worldwide at serious risk from high-seas fishing, rising demand for shark products

...in the near future. Important management progress has been made in recent years, with more than 20 countries and 9 regional fishery organizations banning the wasteful practice of finning (slicing off the fins and returning the carcass to the sea). These finning bans are a great first step if properly im...

'Genetic corridors' are next step to saving tigers

.... While Asias economic tigers are on the rise, wild tigers in Asia are in decline, Rabinowitz said. Much like the call-out for global agreements on banning tiger parts in trade, a similar cross-border initiative for genetic corridors is key to the survival of the tiger. Tiger range states need to work tog...

Human clones: New U.N. analysis lays out world's choices

... and ensure they are protected against prejudice, abuse or discrimination. There is almost universal international consensus on the desirability of banning reproductive cloning based in part on religious and moral grounds, but mostly on concerns about underdeveloped technologies producing clones with seri...

Emerging (disease) markets

...n to wildlife markets and trade where many pathogenic problems originate. Preventing the spread of pathogens among animal species will require either banning trade or extending the current regulatory frameworks used in the trade in domestic animals to the wildlife trade, which largely lacks regulations and ...
Banning in Biological Technology

Stem Cell Industry Insider Mercedes Walton Discusses President Obama's Stem Cell Executive Order

...have taken place over the past decade and is pleased by President Obama's Executive Order, signed March 9, 2009, which reverses a 2001 Executive Order banning federal funds for embryonic stem cell research. "We are excited to hear the news that President Obama reversed existing legislation regarding t...

U.S. Risks Losing Highly Skilled Immigrants

...s that products and services to boost performance, appearance, or capability are here to stay and that better, more sophisticated ones are on the way. banning them would be misguided, but regulation will be needed. In the article In Defense of Biofuels, Done Right , Keith Kline and colleagues at Oak ...

CMR Institute: Education Key to Physician/Representative Relationship

...g and certifying industry representatives. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080710/NETH063LOGO ) Dutton says the PhRMA code revision banning the distribution of non-educational items such as pens, mugs and other "reminder" items to healthcare providers and staff, reinforces the industry's g...

Bio-Identical Hormone Menopause Doctor Responds to Outrageous FDA News

...of the FDA News release, Dr. Hart wants to reassure her patients that while it sounds like FDA is banning compounded bio-identical hormones, it is not banning the compounded hormones. "It is really up to the compounding pharmacies and their organizations, PCCA and IACP to get this straightened out with the...

Lets Use Science to Corral Mad Cow Disease and the Public Stampede

...dline was good for a laugh but it also carried a smidgeon of truth about how choices were made during the 1996 British outbreak. Most decisions on banning imports or changing feed stocks during the British scare were made by politicians and business people, not by scientists. Those decisions were based o...

UN committee opposes human cloning

...g France and Germany, have taken the worldwide legislative lead on the issue by outlawing cloning for reproduction or research purposes in addition to banning inheritable genetic modification (IGM). The United States allows cloning for purposes of research and has no law prohibiting reproductive cloning or I...

Cloning ban too broad, stem-cell researchers argue

...notice it," said Wisconsin Technology Council President Tom Still, who is attending the BIO 2005 conference in Philadelphia. Still said Wisconsin banning research cloning would have no overall effect on the practice itself, but would simply send a bad message to the scientific community about Wisconsin ...

Grading Wisconsins high-growth economy

...sferring technology to the marketplace; some states do more with less. Political climate: B-minus. Sure, the Legislature came within a few votes of banning certain types of cloning research, but governor Jim Doyle vetoed that bill and its unlikely to come back soon. Lawmakers read public opinion polls reg...

Four ways lawmakers could help Wisconsins high-growth economy

...es for campaigns. Others might say this Legislature will be remembered for debating a steady diet of social issues, from carrying concealed weapons to banning gay marriage to trying to bring back the death penalty. There's a third way to remember this Legislature for its largely bipartisan attempts to b...

Is traditional voice quality an oxymoron with today's cellular, VoIP?

...with all their functional options have become like a Swiss army phone. Do you really need an MP3 player or a camera (especially now as more places are banning the use of cellular cameras)? Next you will see a Taser phone come out for those with a priority on personal security. I'm surprised they haven't ...
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