China Permits Anti-AIDS Campaigner to Accept US Award
Beijing: China is to allow a pioneering doctor, currently under house arrest in Henan province, to travel to the United States to accept an award for her work on behalf// of HIV/AIDS patients, it was confirmed Saturday.
"An official told me I had permission to travel," retired professor Gao Y...
Allen Carr An Anti Smoking Campaigner Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
Allen Carr, an outspoken adversary of smoking and a former 100-cigarette-a-day user, from Britain has been diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 73.//
Allen Carr has written a number of extremely successful self-help books to encourage smokers to give up the unhealthy habit, had earlier to...
Bowel Cancer Drug Campaigner Dies After Surgery
Hayley Newbery, the 26-year-old mother-of-three who ignited a national newspaper campaign in order to procure an unapproved drug to treat bowel cancer, has died at the St James's Hospital in Leeds.// Mrs Newbery could not tolerate surgery to remove liver and bowel tumors.
Doctors told Mrs Newber...
Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke could faces criminal conviction
The Medical Council of New Zealand said that the euthanasia campaigner
Dr Philip Nitschke does not possess a license for practising medicine in New Zealand. //
The workshop informs participants of their legal rights about ending their lives.
But the Council said that Dr Nitschke needs to be re...
After SCHIP, What's Next?
...t goes beyond the clinic door. She helps families with advice about age-appropriate toys, nutrition and the effects of advertising to kids. A tireless campaigner
for community health, Chamberlain designed one of the first programs in the country that teaches future pediatricians how to advocate for kids in the ...
Welsh Laboratory Discovers Natural Antidote for Sleep Disturbance Caused by Cell Phones; Don't Disturb Me! Asphalia for Natural Sleep
...e company's organic estates is expanded.
Says Roger Coghill, a longstanding researcher in electromagnetic field ("EMF") bio-effects and campaigner
for greater awareness of their adverse health effects, "Despite warnings from an increasing number of Governments the public is confused and has ...
New research group offers hope to asbestosis sufferers
...ers of asbestos-related diseases, was launched at The Wesley Research Institute today.
Special guest Karen Banton, widow of mesothelioma victim and campaigner
Bernie Banton, officially launched the group, saying:
"Today brings hope of improved quality of life for those affected by asbestos exposure and ul...
Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow
...his issue (of global warming)."
But despite growing awareness and excited talk of an eco-building boom in Asia, Shailendra Yashwant, a climate campaigner
with environmental group Greenpeace, says Thailand still has a long way to go.
"The policy makers will tell you that the potential is immense,...
Egypt Outlaws All Female Circumcision
...women simply went to underground clinics for the operation.
Suzanne Moubarak, the wife of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, has been an active campaigner
against the procedure.
On Thursday she called it "one of the most feared attacks against women" and said the battle to stop it must be a "nati...
US to Detain Seafood Imports from China
...ink we have reached a point unfortunately where 'made in China' is now a warning label in the United States," Democratic Senator Richard Durbin, a top campaigner
in the US Congress for tighter food safety laws, said recently.
The actions come amid growing protests over the massive US trade deficit with ...