Is the permissible level of lead in blood actually safe?
upper limit for lead levels in the blood as stipulated by the WHO may actually be too high, says an Adelaide researcher.// Though there are no two opinions about the potential harm that lead can cause, especially in children, the permissible
limit needs to be absolutely clear.
Docs In Scotland Want Cigarette Buying Permissible Only To People Aged 18 And Over
Doctors in Scotland are calling for an increase in the age from 16 to 18 to be able to legally buy cigarettes. This is the latest attempt to deter young people// from getting hooked on cigarettes.
This call was made at the opening of the annual conference of BMA Scotland. A report released o...
Comfort Matters - The new Draeger Series of Filtering Facepiece Respirators Demonstrate Exceptional Wearer Comfort
...s feature an activated carbon layer to help remove organic vapors below the permissible
exposure limit. The series includes masks of N95, N95 with valve, N95 Odor ...tive carbon layer against organic
odors below the permissible
exposure limit (PEL)
Mask Style: ...
When Your Breakfast is Considered a 'Drug'
...o analyzed the product claims pursuant to the regulatory authority governing health claims in food substances. Specifically, the agency refers to the permissible
soluble fiber health claim and the requirements set forth in the applicable regulations. The FDA determined that General Foods failed to conform to t...
Dignitas Personae, Vatican Instruction on Bioethics, Welcomed for Guidance on Issues of Procreation, Medical Research
...ts current state," due to its massive and unpredictable risks and its need to manipulate human embryos in the laboratory.
"It is not morally permissible
to act in a way that may cause possible harm to the resulting progeny," the Instruction states.
Genetic enhancement/designer babies. Beyond t...
AANMA Announces Launch of Free Web-Based Education Program for Patients Transitioning From CFC to HFA Inhalers
...lbuterol inhalers used by nearly 40
million patients with respiratory disorders will no longer be sold. After
December 31, 2008, it will no longer be permissible
to manufacture or sell
albuterol inhalers in the United States that contain chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)
propellants, because they destroy the Earth's ozo...
Pennsylvania DEP Directs Shadyside Water Supply to Issue Boil Water Advisory
...t kill all disease-causing microorganisms, so boiled water should be used to wash vegetables and foods.
Using the water to shower or bathe is permissible
as long as the water is not ingested. Caregivers should closely watch young children when bathing to make sure they do not ingest the water.
Respiratory Leaders Urge Medical Community to Educate Patients Transitioning CFC to HFA Inhalers
...albuterol inhalers used by nearly 40 million patients with
respiratory disorders will no longer be sold. After December 31, 2008, it
will no longer be permissible
to manufacture or sell albuterol inhalers in
the U.S. that contain chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) propellants, because they
destroy the Earth's ozone layer....
Infant Heart Transplant Controversy Continues
... donor is an infant, is not so clear-cut.
Most people are familiar with the concept of organ donation after brain death, but organ donation is also permissible
after cardiac death. Cardiac death occurs after life support is withdrawn, and the heart stops on its own. Because the heart can sometimes restart, th...
Seniors Having More Sex Than Ever
...sexual matters frankly and openly -- perhaps leading to a greater willingness to honestly report sexual encounters.
"(And) maybe it has become more permissible
to leave an unhappy marriage today," suggested Beckman. "And even for widows [and] widowers to establish new relations."
Whatever the explanation, ...
Permissible in Medical Technology
Permissible in Medical Products
Micro Centrifuge Model 5417 C
Description:...ace High-speed Rotor, generates 25,000 x g
6-place PCR-strip Rotor
Automatic rotor detection system senses the rotor and indicates maximum permissible
Permissible in Biological News
Marine debris will likely worsen in the 21st century
...International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex V, which entered into force in 1988, many discharges from ships are permissible
at sea. The committee said this approach does not encourage innovation or measures to minimize waste. It suggested that MARPOL Annex V be amended to...
Permissible in Biological Technology
Progen Expands Drug Development Pipeline Through Acquisition of CellGate
in cash at closing.
Additional milestone payments of up to $US19.5 million, payable to the
CellGate shareholders in Progen shares (to the extent permissible
shareholder approval) and/or cash, are to be made upon the achievement of
certain clinical and regulatory milestones in respect of the assets ...
Power services firm JT Packard isn't through growing
So JT Packard responded with a countersuit on antitrust grounds.
Cason argues that the installation of the software, although legal, shouldn't be permissible
without informing the customer about it at the time of the equipment sale. By withholding such a disclosure, Cason said, customers are deprived of the...
Inventions could fall prey to Monday morning quarterbacking
Hindsight is 20/20
Implicit TSM comes in many forms, some permissible
and some impermissible, to prove obviousness. Currently, permissible
implicit TSM includes nature of the problem solved, knowledge and predictab...
IRS ruling could speed healthcare technology adoption
... private benefit or inurement" in violation of section 501(c)(3), provided the benefits fall within the range of health IT items and services that are permissible
under Health and Human Services EMR regulations.
The directive applies if the hospital described in Section 501(c)(3) enters into health IT subsidy...
Permissible in Biological Products
Rocker, Mini from Barloworld Scientific Ltd
Description:...and SSM3 only
Maximum load: 3 kg
Overall dimensions (w x d x h): 240 x 300 x 165 (150 SSM4)
Operational temp. range: +4 to +40C
Net weight: 5 kg
Electrical supply: 230 V, 50 Hz, 50 W ...
Company:Barloworld Scientific Ltd