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Members of European Parliament discuss food labeling and heart health

Members of the European Parliament Heart Group meet today, 3 June, in Brussels, to discuss the link between nutrition and cardiovascular diseases and how labelling of food can help people choose products that are better for their hearts and vessels. The European Commission has already made the dec...

New Law On HIV/AIDS To Be Implemented At The Monsoon Session Of Parliament

The monsoon session of Parliament is to pass a law that would protect HIV/AIDS patient's rights to privacy, work, and admission in a hospital, along with the right// for a woman with the right to seek an HIV test from a prospective groom before marriage. India is supposedly the country with t...

Cooperation Between Faith-Based Organizations and UNFPA Critical to Maternal Health, Say Groups

...ment and Relief Agency, YWCA, the Salvation Army, Art of Living Foundation, parliament of the World's Religions and Religions for Peace. The partnership be...aith-based communities could use for advocacy. The Vice Chair of the parliament of the World's Religions, Audrey Kitagawa, expressed participants' apprecia...

Louisiana Optometrists Partner With Sens. Landrieu and Vitter, U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care

... their Offices - Appointment Required ALEXANDRIA Dr. Cornel LeBlanc 5917 Jackson St. 318-445-5292 Dr. William Risinger 3908 parliament Dr. 318-445-5319 Dr. Lacy Shaw 5615-B Jackson Street Ext. 318-442-7787 BATON ROUGE Dr. Elmo Dean 4747 O' Neal Ln. 22...

Global Health Council Welcomes President Obama's Call in Ghana for Comprehensive Global Health Strategy

... ACCRA, Ghana, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Health Council welcomes President Obama's call during remarks today to the Ghanaian parliament in Accra, Ghana, for an integrated and comprehensive American response to the health issues facing Africa. The president's remarks came after a ...

LA County Calls for Repeal of Federal Cell Tower Health Preemption

...ell Towers (REACT), which is part of CLOUT. In April, the European parliament overwhelmingly passed a resolution on Health Concerns Associated with Elect...munications Act of 1996's federal preemption. LA County and European parliament resolutions are available at CLOUT's website www.cloutnow.org . ...

Government of Canada supports research to improve the health of future generations of Canadians

...ernment of Canada today announced a new study that will increase the understanding of common health problems affecting seniors. David Sweet, Member of parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health. "This long-term stud...

Frost & Sullivan: Shift from Analog Mammography Systems to Digital Mammography Systems Will Boost the European Mammography Systems Market

...allation of mammography systems market and promote market growth, major industry participants should lobby regional governments and the European Union parliament to spread more awareness of this disease. "Mammography vendors should lobby governments of individual countries, where screening is yet to be imp...

Bionovo Announces Presentation at the National Cancer Institute

...undation University of California, San Francisco . She is the recipient of several awards including J. F. Kennedy Prize of Excellence and the Israeli parliament Award for Excellence in Studies. Dr. Shtivelman has patents resulting from her work. Dr. Mary Tagliaferri, a graduate from Cornell University , ...

PM's science prize for Ian Frazer

...tute for Cancer, Immunology and Metabolic Medicine, was presented with his prize by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd at a special ceremony in the Great Hall, parliament House Canberra tonight (Thursday, October 16) . The Prime Minister's Prize for Science is the nation's pre-eminent award for excellence in science...
Parliament in Medical Dictionary

Contagious diseases

...genic viruses, pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa, multicellular parasites, and aberrant... The Contagious Diseases Acts were passed by the UK parliament in 1864, 1867, and 1869. The initial Act of 1864 was passed after concern over the high levels of venereal disease in the armed forces: during the 1...
Parliament in Biological News

DFG welcomes decision on stem cell research by German parliament

This release is available in German . The President of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), Professor Matthias Kleiner, commented on the decision by the German Federal Parliament on the Stem Cell Act: The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft is pleased and gr...

Will Europe at last unite to combat thousands of alien invaders?

...ngle coordinating body a necessity" The authors of the paper, who recently edited the Handbook of Alien Species in Europe2, recommend the European parliament and Council give serious consideration to the establishment of a single body to bring together invasive species related resources and activities curre...

IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones

...sultation Panel, comprised of scientific and health policy experts from all 27 member states who contributed to the report, MEPs who form the European parliament Osteoporosis Interest Group, and members of the media heard about other global World Osteoporosis Day campaigns that seek to mobilize stakeholders to ...

Senate resolution shines spotlight on the importance of soils

...s." The Senate resolution passed six months after the European Union's Soil Protection Framework was tabled due to irreconcilable differences among parliament membership. "My years growing up working on our family farm taught me the value of hard work and the importance of soil," says Senator Brown. "Ofte...

Qualifying date rule hinders German stem cell research

... This release is available in German . A few days before the German Federal parliament reaches a decision on the Stem Cell Act, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has reinforced its stance on amending c...

Unravelling the Northwest's Viking past

...past. Aigburth, Formby, Crosby, Toxteth, Croxteth are all Viking names even the football team Tranmere is Viking. Thingwall is the name of a Viking parliament or assembly (Thingvellir in Iceland) and the only two in England are both in the North West one in Wirral and one in Liverpool. ...

World class in Systems Biology is the aim

...deral, university, and industry funds In its 2007 fall session, the Swiss parliament allocated 200 million Swiss Francs (CHF) for research in the area of System...million come from the individual partners of SystemsX.ch . On top of that, parliament approved a CHF 100 million budget for the continued development of the Syst...

Luxembourg joins EMBL

...ecular Biology Laboratory [EMBL] announces Luxembourg as the new member of its international community. Accepted by EMBL's council and ratified by the parliament of Luxembourg, the Grand-Duchy has officially joined the institute as the 20th member state. "EMBL is a key player in European molecular biology," ...

Canada provides $1.4M for removal of hazardous trees from provincial recreation sites

... MACKENZIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA Speaking on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, Jay Hill, Member of parliament for Prince GeorgePeace River, today announced that Canadas New Government will contribute more than $1.4 million over the next two years to support Br...

Mountain pine beetle: Canada's new government delivers

...available in French . PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. Speaking on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, Dick Harris, Member of parliament for CaribooPrince George, today announced that Canadas New Governments Mountain Pine Beetle Program will deliver more than $2.8 million to help commun...
Parliament in Biological Technology

Medizone International, Inc. Appoints Dr. Michael E. Shannon to Its Board of Directors

...ysis of all government sponsored pharmacare programs and make recommendations directly to the Parliament of Canada. His assignment and presentation to parliament on that project was completed in November 2004. Dr. Shannon recently worked on a special project assignment as Senior Medical Advisor to the Canadian ...

Lord Lewis Moonie to Serve as Special UK Government Advisor to PharmAthene

...ions internationally requiring medical countermeasures." Lord Moonie retired from the UK's House of Common in 2005 after eighteen years as Member of parliament for Kirkcaldy. During this time, Lord Moonie spent three and a half years as a junior minister in the Ministry of Defence (MOD), with responsibility f...

European Centre for Modern Drug Discovery Established in Hamburg

...T AG, a company specialised in high-performance data management solutions for life sciences. Statements: Thomas Rachel, member of the German federal parliament and parliamentary secretary of state at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research: "ScreeningPort is an important element to close the ga...

Brazilian bio-industry should impress American investors

...ey member countries can move easily into the other countries without passports and visas and gain employment in the other countries. There is a new parliament although limited in scope, and the presidency rotates every six months between countries. The bigger issue is lack of a common currency and still coun...
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