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Carcinogens in Fish Worries Chinese Watchdogs

The Chinese food safety officials have banned the sale of turbot after they detected high levels of carcinogenic agents in fish //at several of Beijing’s fish markets, reports the Chinese media. The turbot fish was introduced by Cao Jilin from Europe in 1992. Due to low resistance to diseases...

Pets As Disease Watchdogs

Veterinary scientists at Purdue University's School of Veterinary Medicine have established a national surveillance network to alert and avert// disease threats to humans and animals using medical records of pets. The network was designed by Professor of Epidemiology. Larry Glickman of the Scho...

Construction Site Accident Results in Worker's Injury

...gence also caused the accident, and to throw the case out if the sole cause of the injury is the worker's behavior." "I think the best watchdogs for workers in this state," he added, "are the lawyers who take on their cases, find out who caused the accident and hold them responsible.&...

Kevin P. Miller's Film "Generation RX" Reveals Widespread Ethical Conflicts, Risks of Psychiatric Drugs to Children

...m the fields of medicine, ethics, journalism, and academia, Kevin P. Miller investigates whether collusion between drug companies and their regulatory watchdogs at the FDA exists. He also focuses on the powerful stories of real families who followed the advice of their doctors -- and faced devastating conseque...

Hydrolysed Casein Formula may Slash Eczema in Infants

...al intervention and may be considered when deciding which hydrolysate should be given," they said. Infant formula is a highly emotive area, with watchdogs keeping a close eye on companies' marketing tactics lest they drift towards promoting their products as preferable to breast-feeding. While it ...

Vietnam may Face Dengue Fever Outbreak: Ministry

...spatched personnel to the reportedly dengue fever-prone districts 7, Binh Thanh, and Tan Phu to study the development of mosquitoes there. Health watchdogs have blamed stagnant wastewater and dense water hyacinth (a water plant with blue flowers) for mushrooming mosquito populations in the said districts....

IVF Price To Be Reduced If Women Opt For Egg Sharing Scheme

... Women are to be offered reduced price in fertility treatment if they donate eggs for controversial cloning research.// The fertility watchdogs have given permission for a scheme for ‘egg sharing' so as to advance work on human cloning. They have announced that the women who agree for this sch...

China Launches Probe Into Breast Enhancement Drug

... A breast enhancement treatment that promises to transfer unwanted weight from the hips to the breasts is being investigated by Chinese consumer// watchdogs in the wake of recent unflattering media reports. Bolibao, a "miracle" treatment that comes in the form of a drink, was accused in a television...

Woman Elects For Mastectomy: Prolonged Wait For Genetic Results

...sults of the genetic tests. Lack of funding and trained professionals, changes in service delivery and delays in getting licenses from genetics watchdogs to perform the tests are the main reasons for the backlog of people waiting for results. Politicians described the situation as "inhuman" an...
Watchdogs in Biological Technology

Before deciding how to pay for K-12 schools, let's determine what to buy

...e Republican and Democratic state legislators, business leaders and teachers' union representatives, administrators and school board members, taxpayer watchdogs and policy analysts. There's also a quiet sense of urgency among the task force members, few of whom seem satisfied with Wisconsin's current K-12 e...

Measuring what works and what doesn't in the prototypical school

...s an "adequate" 21st century public education, and how much that education should cost. With help from business leaders, key legislators, taxpayer watchdogs and educators on the task force, Odden and his team are designing prototypical elementary, middle and high schools. They're recommending more spending...
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