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FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

But notes dental devices pose no great risk to most people; consumer organization aghast at ruling TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health authorities on Tuesday placed tighter safety controls on the use of mercury dental fillings. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wil...

U.S. Unveils Stricter Food-Safety Standards

Measures aimed at reducing salmonella and E. coli outbreaks TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to reduce salmonella, E. coli and other outbreaks of food-borne illness, U.S. health officials on Tuesday announced a series of new safety standards. The standards are the pr...

Consumers are Looking to Boiron Arnicare(R) as a Safer Option as FDA Enforces Stricter Labeling for Many Pain Relievers

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Many over-the-counter pain relievers will be required to carry stiffer warnings as the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) implements its new labeling rules. The final ruling, made Tuesday, calls for stronger labeling on the dangers of liver...

Half of Americans Want Stricter Water Quality Laws, Survey Finds

Poll results come as Congress begins hearings on pharmaceuticals in water LISLE, Ill., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of Americans believe federal laws governing drinking water are not strict enough, according to a scientific opinion poll conducted for the Water Quality Associat...

Parents stricter with older kids to set example: game theory study

Parents are more likely to punish their teen's risky behavior when there are younger kids in the family, driven by a desire to set a strict example for these siblings, says new game theory research from the University of Maryland, Duke University and The Johns Hopkins University. The research t...

Singapore Imposes Stricter Controls for Foreign-trained Doctors

Doctors who are not graduates of recognised foreign medical schools, including those from India, will no longer be allowed to practise in Singapore starting next year, the health ministry said Saturday. These physicians, who come from countries like the Philippines, India and Myanmar, have ...

Pepsi Offers to Work with CSE for Maintaining Stricter Standards

Soft drink firm Pepsi Co Saturday offered to work with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) to "establish stricter science-based standards" following charges of pesticide content in its products.// A CSE report Aug 2 said that 11 soft drink brands of Pepsi and Coca Cola contained high ...

Campaign To Create Awareness For Following A stricter Drug Regime For Osteoporosis

Studies show that though it is of common sense that treatment should be continued over a period of time, it unfortunately is not common practice especially among patients suffering from osteoporosis //. The recent studies conducted by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) found that lack ...

Calcium Scan of Arteries Helps Spot Big Trouble

...be doing, which is treating known risk factors." It's clear that measures to control risk factors such as high blood pressure and obesity should be stricter in people with more severe heart disease, Gerber said. "Nobody knows if making those measures even more strict would make the outcome better," he said...

Natural Healers Discusses How Personal Trainer Certification May Be Changing in Some States

...wsuits over personal trainer negligence and lack of expertise, resulting in stricter personal training certification standards to protect clients, trainers and ... to renew certification, and prospective personal trainers have to complete stricter certifications in some states. Natural Healers provides students and p...
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Nationwide Progress Poll Reveals Increased Efforts by Hospitals to Control MRSA Infection

...w interventions are using a group of approaches to prevent the transmission of MRSA, including staff education, more aggressive hand hygiene programs, stricter use of contact precautions (gloves, gowns, etc.) for patients who test positive for MRSA, more emphasis on housekeeping and equipment cleaning and dec...
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Disposable Bimanuals

Description:... MICS Just Got Better. Introducing Disposable Bimanuals. With the development of stricter surgical standards comes the need for quality single-use bimanuals. Oasis meets those needs with the introduction of its NEW disposable bimanuals. Sin...
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Hallucinations

... A hallucination, in the broadest sense, is a perception in the absence of a stimulus. In a stricter sense, hallucinations are defined as perceptions in a conscious and awake state in the absence of external stimuli which have qualities of real pe...

Hallucination

... A hallucination , in the broadest sense, is a perception in the absence of a stimulus. In a stricter sense, hallucinations are defined as perceptions in a conscious and awake state in the absence of external stimuli which have qualities of real pe...
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UC Riverside to host conference on stricter air quality standards for Southern California

RIVERSIDE, Calif. How Southern California tackles the daunting task of meeting stricter federal and state emissions standards and reducing greenhouse gases is the focus of an all-day conference hosted by UC Riversides Edward J. Blakely Center for Sustainable Suburban Development and the Souther...

Stanford researchers publish comprehensive model for medical device development

...tzsch adds that the medical device development process has become increasingly complex in recent years because of the advent of advanced technologies, stricter regulatory requirements, and the increasing importance of reimbursement decisions. The Role of FDA's Quality System Regulation The study resul...

First 'nanorust' field test slated in Mexico

...nt national standards for allowable levels of arsenic in drinking water, and officials in Guanajuato are looking ahead to explore ways they might meet stricter new standards," said nanorust inventor Vicki Colvin, Rice's Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor of Chemistry and director of Rice's Center for Biological an...

Wildlife trade threatens public health and ecosystems

...res to decrease the risk of such "pathogen pollution" and proposes guidelines to protect human, animal, and ecosystem health. Recommendations: stricter record keeping should be required to inform risk analysis on animal imports. Third-party surveillance and testing should be established for both know...

Seattle Times reporters win ASM public communications award

...es, Washington State announced that it would require hospitals to report all cases linked with MRSA. The series also sparked legislative proposals for stricter screening and reporting as well as more stringent health inspections in hospitals. Our judges called the series "an excellent, readable examination of...

Wildfires cause ozone pollution to violate health standards, new study shows

...tion Agency (EPA) was 0.08 parts per million over an eight-hour period. The EPA has since tightened the standard to 0.075 parts per million. Under the stricter standard, the number of violations would have nearly doubled. While ozone in the stratosphere benefits life on Earth by blocking ultraviolet radiat...

University professor stresses links between US Navy sonar and whale strandings

... dolphin strandings in the past eight years and discuss the different kinds of species that have been affected worldwide. They also strongly argue for stricter environmental policies related to this issue. "Generally, if there is a large whale stranding, there is a military exercise in the area," says Pars...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 23, 2008

...the past five years, exceeding China's standards for other major cities and stricter U.S. pollution standards. The air pollutants of most concern are ozone and ...al-fired power plants to cleaner burning, natural gas facilities as well as stricter vehicle emissions controls. But these strides are being undercut by China's...

Don't count on long-term success in climate policy, warns paper in Decision Analysis

...er challenges the Bush Administration, which has cited uncertainty about future climate change among the reasons that it calls for the postponement of stricter mandated emissions reductions until the next decade. This raises a central question for near-term climate policy, both in the United States and abr...

Antioxidant users don't live longer, analysis of studies concludes

...eviewers want more regulation of the nutraceuticals industry, but an antioxidant researcher with the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that call for stricter monitoring overreaches the conclusions of the review. The meta-analysis of 67 randomized studies found that supplemental antioxidants do not reduce...
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China Biologic Products Announces Strong 2008 Results

...rest in Xi'an Huitian Blood Products Co., Ltd. in March 2009. Business Outlook Commencing January of 2008, the SFDA implemented stricter pharmaceutical GMP inspection standards designed to intensify supervision of drug producers and ensure drug quality. The new inspection standards incl...

Publication of Shire plc's Annual Report 2008

...ts in another country; - if patients, payors or physicians favor older treatments over newer treatments; - if government regulation is stricter for the Group's new products than for existing treatments; - if the new products suffer a loss of patent protection or competitors su...

PURE Bioscience and Ciba Strike New Contract for Natural Antimicrobial

...t of SDC's platform technology potential, these markets are significant and fast growing." Krall concluded, "As government agencies institute stricter policies on chemical use, corporations face mounting pressure to protect human health and the environment. At the same time, commercial and retail con...

China Biologic's Production Facility Renews GMP Certification

...ian City renewal of its certification of compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices ("GMP") set by the SFDA. In January 2008, the SFDA implemented stricter pharmaceutical GMP inspection standards designed to intensify supervision of drug producers and ensure drug quality. The new inspection standards incl...

Contract Services for Big Pharma and Biotechs Driving Growth and Innovation from Discovery to Clinical Trials

.... On one hand big pharma is pumping in more resources into outsourcing and offshoring. On the other hand, drug safety issues, threat from biogenerics, stricter protocols for APIs and pharmacovigilance issues question some existing models and frameworks. More than ever, as the demand intensifies to fill the ph...

January Market Jitters Fails to Derail Biotech

...for example, hit its projected numbers, but its 2008 outlook fell well below forecasts as sales of anemia drug Aranesp continue to slow in the wake of stricter safety warnings and reimbursement rates. Amgen's shares closed the month unchanged. Genentech reported solid quarterly results, and its shares jumped ...

Sarbanes-Oxley Act: The Next Y2K For IT Budgets?

...lings and regulatory procedures for reporting trades and other actions in an orderly basis. Its basically a financial compliance act that requires stricter record keeping and the ability for SEC auditors to be able to review transactions, any supporting e-mails and other documentation relating to a trad...

CAN-SPAM: Wheres the Meat?

...eir customers. Only send out an e-mail when you have something valuable to share. Experts agree that the CAN-SPAM Act is only the first step toward stricter legislation of commercial e-mail. The act calls for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the implementation of a Do-Not-Email list and also pr...

Peter Stockhausen: CIO or business consultant?

... the need for his Wisconsin IT organization to be aware of evolving privacy and security legislation in other states such as California where the much stricter laws on protection of personal information carry not only corporate penalties, but also personal penalties for the officers of offending corporations....

Stem-cell controversies slow progress

...million in grants have been awarded, but the money is yet to come. Fueled in part by the South Korean scandal, Californian legislators are debating stricter controls on stem-cell research, including conflict-of-interest rules and protections for egg donors....
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