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Fake Drug Factory Busted in Orissa

A spurious medicine manufacturing unit was busted in Orissa's Bolangir district and fake drugs worth over Rs.20 million were seized, police said Saturday. A police team raided a factory owned by Sankarlal Agarwal at Kantabanji town, over 400 km from here, late Friday and seized the fake dr...

Rorting Health Practioners Busted

After a major crackdown on them, erring doctors and other health specialists have been ordered to repay $4.3 million for rorting the federal health system, since 1999. Members of the Professional Service Review, (PSR) which investigates and punishes health practitioners who claim Medicare...

Rent-A Body Scam Busted

Three American doctors have been arrested by the California Department of Insurance and the Orange County District Attorney's Office for medical fraud. These three are being accused of performing unnecessary surgical procedures and fraudulently billing more than $30 million to insurance compa...

Myth of Type-A-Personality Linked to Heart Disease Busted

Type-A personality is not linked with heart disease even though human genes do contribute to person’s health and behavior according to recent studies by US. and European scientists.// Absolutely no connection was found between a hard-driving personality and heart disease, which has busted ...

Misconceptions About Eating Eggs Busted

Several misconceptions have prevented many people especially those worried about heart disease, from eating eggs//. The July issue of the Harvard Heart Letter unscrambles the dietary facts and myths about the egg. Fact: Eggs are a good source of nutrients. One egg contains 6 grams of protein ...

Myth Of Childhood Vaccinations Linked To Increased Hospitalization Busted

Researchers had shown that the pre-existent belief, of children who had received multiple vaccinations may have to be hospitalized more often for other diseases, is a myth and nothing else. The research report was published in the latest issue of JAMA. During the last 2 decades, more vaccinati...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Corbett, American Lung Association & Others Call for New MSA Funds to Be Used for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation

... Chapter -- American Cancer Society -- American Heart Association -- American Lung Association -- Armstrong County Tobacco Free Coalition -- busted (Philadelphia) -- Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids -- Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. -- *Coalition for Tobacco Free Beaver County -- Coaliti...

Mythbusted -- people who wear glasses aren't geeks

...st Australian research into myopia or shortsightedness reveals that people who wear glasses are not stereotypical geeks or nerds. We have literally busted the myth that people who wear glasses are introverted or have particular personality characteristics. They are more likely to be agreeable and open, ...

Lohans Boozing Stint in Rehab Exposed

... "Lindsay did not want anyone to find this out, so she has been telling everyone it was her decision to wear it, but really it was because she was busted for drinking again, the source added. The source also revealed that the Mean Girls star has still not got over her drinking spree and drugs. ...

Thirty One Kids Rescued from a Pedophile Ring

... The British police acting on a tip from the Toronto police busted a global Internet pedophile ring that broadcast live-streamed videos of children being abused. They rescued more than 31 kids.700 suspects were round...

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Busted in Biological Technology

The ABC's of telephone regulation in Wisconsin

...sorbed the former Wisconsin Bell. RBOCs: These are the Regional Bell Operating Companies, which were created in 1984 when a federal court ruling busted up 'Ma Bell.' SBC is one such company; Verizon is another. CLECs: Those are Competitive Local Exchange Carriers, a collective term for the score...
Busted in Biological Dictionary

Spontaneous generation

... The assertion that life can instantaneously arise from nonliving matter is called spontaneous generation . Here are the critical experiments that busted the myth. Spontaneous Generation | World of Scientific Discovery. Spontaneous Generation summary with 3 pages of encyclopedia entries, rese...
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