Japanese Minister Fending Brickbats for Derogatory Reference to Women
Hakuo Yanagisawa, the Health minister of Japan came in for a lot of criticism this week when he used the phrase’ birth-giving machines’ in the context of describing women//.
The minister was airing his views on his country’s declining birth rate at a local political meeting last Saturday, whe...
Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons
...feature , which belongs to the plastic surgery firm- Transform, and which shared space with items of clothing from company Grattan, has been receiving brickbats
from many of Britains cosmetic surgeons.
The Grattan catalogue enables shoppers to buy treatments, pay over a number of weeks and have their proce...
Generic Biologics – U.S Panel Hearing Draws Mixed Response
...ood and Drug Administration legal authority to approve alternative versions of expensive biologic drugs after patents expire. Yet it has drawn both brickbats
and accolades from various sections.
Says Jay Siegel, head of research for Johnson & Johnson's biotechnology business: ' You just can't take a mol...
The Food Pyramid Guide Enters Supermarkets
...,” adding that this campaign is a move to help people who are short of time, but want to eat healthy.
Of course, if there are bouquets there are brickbats
as well. Many officials have dismissed this effort as a publicity gimmick. Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Publi...
Pain in the Back? Try Acupuncture
... Acupuncture has had its share of brickbats
and bouquets, and many have looked at it with suspicion, whether it can deliver as well as it claims//, but now a new study has shown that acupuncture...
Health Insurance Scheme Generates Conflicting Opinions
... An insurance scheme which has received the approval of the Government is attracting brickbats
and bouquets. As many as 2.5 million households stand to benefit from the scheme which the ICICI-Lombard is // meant to implement. But the scheme ha...