Online recruitment criticised by doctors
A new online application system for junior doctor posts is not in the interest of talented doctors and it is harming the job prospects of many top students. This was the opinion expressed by more than 80 senior doctors.//
The system being followed is the “Modernising Medical Careers system” wh...
New evidence for homeopathy
...o was based on 6 clinical trials of conventional medicine and 8 studies of homeopathy but did not reveal the identity of these trials. The review was criticised
for its opacity as it gave no indication of which trials were analysed and the various assumptions made about the data.
Sufficient detail to enab...
Nursing homes a popular option in Taiwan
She said that while some family caregivers felt guilty, the negative perception of aged care was slowly transforming.
"Some are very harshly criticised
and try to keep the fact that they have placed their family members in a nursing home a secret," Dr Wang said.
"Other do not think it is unfilial ...
Clinical Trials Directive still hampering academic medical research
... likely to turn Europe into the poor relation of clinical academic medicine.
Many sponsor organisations, commercial and non-commercial alike, have criticised
the Directive for the enormous increase in administrative burdens and cost that complying with it imposes. Under the Directive, the sponsor is an indi...
Tobacco Firm's Research Funds Spark Protest in SKorea
... South Korean health campaigners Friday criticised
three university hospitals for accepting more than one million dollars from a US tobacco giant for research into smoking.
Philip Morris Inter...
Australian Injured as Spain Begins Annual Bullrunning Festival
...chupinazo cracker by Pamplona's mayor.
Organisers expect more than one million people, many of them from Britain.
The bullrun has been criticised
by international animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for what it says amounts to gratuitous cruelty. ...
Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China
...ndard medicines which had led to several deaths.
China has been criticised
over a number of recent cases involving tainted goods, and correspondents s...ndard medicines which had led to several deaths.
China has been criticised
over a number of recent cases involving tainted goods, and correspondents s...
Indonesia Confirms 81st Bird Flu Death
...mpaign this year to battle bird flu, barring Jakarta residents from the popular practice of keeping poultry in their backyards.
Officials were criticised
for being slow to act when avian influenza first appeared in the archipelago nation.
Since 2003 the H5N1 virus has infected 317 people, 191 of...
India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment
...t law set to go before parliament when it resumes next month aims to put an end to everything from dirty jokes to physical abuse, but is already being criticised
by some as too flimsy and by others as open to abuse.
The draft brands "gestures of a sexual nature whether verbal, textual, physical, graphic...
Strange Marks on Poshs Legs Look Horrifying
... GP Carol Cooper, as saying.
Meanwhile, Beckham, who recently moved to the US with her family, seems to have upset her LA neighbours after she criticised
Hollywood stars fondness for dressing down.
In her first US interview, Posh Spice said that American actresses love wearing tracksuits and Ugg...