Wyeth Embroiled in a Lawsuit over its Hormone Replacement Therapy
Monday saw the conclusion of the first of a wave of prescription drug trials with the hearing of the closing arguments as Wyeth defended// its hormone replacement therapy Prempro against claims of increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.
Zoe Littlepage, an attorney for plaintiff Linda...
Medical Education in Australia Embroiled in Scandals
Medical education in Australia is getting caught in a number of issues which is corrupting the system, AMA has sounded a wake up call. This coupled with dwindling// numbers of health workers, has left very little to be desired in the field of healthcare education.
Australian Medical Associatio...
Simmering Curry - Murg Masala Embroiled In a Thick Soup
There seems to be some kind of panic among poultry farmers in Uttar Pradesh after reports got wind that more than 2000 chicks had died// on an Aligarh Farm. Official confirmation is still awaited.
UP animal husbandry director R C Sharma said “The surviving birds are being given antibiotics an...
Operation Rescue Launches Opposition to Gov. Sebelius' Confirmation as HHS Secretary
...or her support of abortion.
Sebelius' poor judgment in choosing political partners and appointments that have later been embroiled
in charges of corruption.
Sebelius' opposition to common sense legislation that would have held abortion clinics to stan...
Jailed Indian Pediatrician Wins 2008 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights
a major contribution to India and to global health; they are certainly not
a threat to state security."
Large areas of Chhattisgarh are embroiled
in an armed conflict
involving rebels, the state government and law enforcement, and armed
civilian militias. Sen was detained on May 14, 2007, and ac...
Major Protest On Saturday Against Fringe Therapists Who Claim to 'Cure' Gays
...arre theories, such as "non-homosexual
men who experience defeat and failure may also experience homosexual
fantasies or dreams." Last year, NARTH was embroiled
in two major
controversies that lead to its President, Joseph Nicolosi, stepping down
from his post. In the first, a NARTH doctor wrote an essay suppo...
Cancer – Flushes Flesh and Fund
...s a breath of fresh air to the many who would otherwise need to avail the treatment from other places, like the United States. Though the decision was embroiled
in controversy, yet it seemed to be the best thing at that point in time.
The issue which is hotting up currently is the inaction on the part of...
Proposal to offer free surgery for obese children
...NHS offers the expensive weight loss surgery, free of cost.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), which is presently embroiled
in the Alzheimer’s drugs controversy, is slated to give the finishing touches to the treatment plan, targeting obesity in adults and children.
North Korea Under the Threat of Scarlet Fever
...velop into rheumatic fever, which can cause damage to the heart and inflammation of the joints.
Impoverished, isolated North Korea, which is now embroiled
in an international dispute over its nuclear-weapons programme, has depended for years on aid from abroad.
According to the UN's World Food Prog...
Male Students Entry in Women's College Creates Furore in Pakistan Assembly
... Pakistan's women-only Fatima Jinnah University in Rawalpindi is embroiled
in a controversy over the enrolment of male students. //
Opposition members in the National Assembly protested allowing male students into the u...
Scientists successfully treat new mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease
... potent new approach to combine with other therapies."
The mice may also allow scientists to learn which species of gut microorganisms are becoming embroiled
in battles with host immune systems, triggering the symptoms of UC. That information could allow the development of stronger and more specific treatme...
New paper examines dams' effects on California salmon
The findings of a recent paper may serve as a cautionary tale to policymakers, scientists and resource managers currently embroiled
in a debate about the construction of new dams in the region.
The paper, Directed Connectivity Among Fish Populations in a Riverine Network, was pu...
There's a new dynamic in the stem cell debate
...ts, but that's the last thing we're concerned about," Cohn said. "We need time to dissect and digest its full impact."
The WARF patents already are embroiled
in a legal challenge. The Public Patent Foundation , on behalf of the California-based Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights , has filed a for...
Jamie Thomson to run California research lab
...tamination, and because it moves stem-cell research closer to clinical trials.
Three stem cell inventions eventually were patented, and have become embroiled
in a patent challenge before the United States Patent and Trademark Office . Ironically, it is a California consumer watchdog group, the Foundation ...