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 university, named after the sister of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pa...
Lightning Kicks Up a Furore in the Mobile Industry
According to a recent study done in UK it was found that mobile phone used in stormy weather results in serious injury from lightning strikes//. Doctors have warned that there is an increased risk if mobile phones were used in stormy weather conditions. The charge from the lightning is conducted o...
A furore over tailor-made menopause medication
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is being prompted by the Drug Manufacturer, Wyeth to restrain the special pharmacies that develop tailor made hormone drugs to treat menopause.// The drugs are made as per the doctor’s prescription and are not FDA approved.
Following Wyeth's recommendation...
Wheelchair Raises A Furore
Wheelchair services of Scotland have demanded a commitment for more funding if talks were to be continued with the government. A recent review of the NHS Wheelchair// and Seating Service indicated that funding should be doubled to ￡30m a year. But the Scottish Executive has agreed a one-off payment...
UK kidney cancer patients face toxic, out-dated treatments with little hope of change
... NICE cost-effectiveness analysis is at variance with other cost-effectiveness analyses conducted in the USA, Sweden and other countries. In the media furore
that greeted NICE's provisional decision there is no indication that the significant differences between the cost-effectiveness analyses from the UK a...
Are Main Rivers in Himalayas Under Threat?
...sensor that contains plutonium, a highly radioactive element but were unsuccessful.
When news of the missing sensor became known, it created a furore
in Indian parliament, forcing then prime minister Morarji Desai to make a detailed statement.
Though the Indian government says there is littl...
US Halts Import of Chinese Toothpaste
... These are troubled times for Chinese exporters. After the furore
over pet food, it is now the turn of the toothpaste manufacturers to go under the scanner.
The federal government has announced it is stopping a...
HIV Positive Organs Transplanted
...Tuscany, the chance of infection is high in these cases as the presence of HIV virus in some cells cannot be ruled out.
This incident has caused a furore
in Italy with the politicians ordering the resignation of the concerned officials in this case. Codacons, the Italian consumer group has demanded the ...
British Couple Goes in for a ‘made to Order’ Bay
...t the clinic, Ms Ryan says that they are all well educated, young with impeccable credentials.
This procedure of selection of embryos has caused a furore
all over. People have protested against treating human life as a commodity. Though such types of IVF techniques are illegal in United Kingdom, there a...
Squabbles put overseas doctors’ agenda on the back burne
... the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and was planned to be formalized by December; this was thought to be need of the hour especially after a furore
at Bundaberg Hospital, involving a foreign doctor and the death of 17 patients.
AMA president Dr Mukesh Haikerwal said, "Each state agrees there...