Contraceptives to get some reprieve from VAT in UK
As a normal charge contraceptives have a VAT of 17.5% on them. This is expected to come down on condoms and other contraceptives in the ensuing budget.
Gordon Brown is due to present the budget later this month.//
This was said by High Street chemist Superdrug which said that it was confident...
British Indian Doctors Win Another Reprieve
Doctors of Indian origin have won yet another reprieve
in the ongoing recruitment to trainee jobs in Britain's National Health Service (NHS). //The health authorities has agreed to remove a restrictive clause in rules applicable to non-European Union doctors.
At the high court, the Department...
Diabetic Patients Get a Reprieve
A drug that has been tested in Australia for Type 2 Diabetes appears to have a twin benefit. It not only helps them to bring their blood sugar under control// but also helps them to lose weight.
This was disclosed by Stephen Twigg who is an associate Professor with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospi...
Repetitive Magnetic Stimulation of the Brain Gives the Stroke Patients a Reprieve
Repetitive magnetic stimulation of the brain (rTMS) is considered as an effective rehabilitation technique for stroke//.
It is found to improve patient movement on the side of the body affected by the stroke. According to the previous research it is found that the unaffected side of the brain ...
Stem Cells Buy Freedom From Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics
... In small study, most of patients got temporary reprieve
from daily injections
TUESDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) -- A particular type of stem cell transplantation using the patient's own cells ...
Dogs Help in Hunt for New Cancer Drugs
... said he now directs scientific research at the Bauer Research Foundation in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
It's been five years since Oscar's death-sentence reprieve
with the new drug, and he's still going strong.
Since then, three other dogs have been treated and have responded to the drug, called nitrosylcob...
President Obama Gives the Unborn at Least a 24 Hour Reprieve, Postpones $441 Million Bailout of International Abortions, Says Family Research Council
"Today, President Obama chose to give unborn children at least a 24-hour reprieve
before he signs an executive order that sends millions in U.S. taxpayer fun...her the order takes effect today or tomorrow, granting the unborn a 24-hour reprieve
is not enough. It may be an extra day of life, but these children deserve ...
CNA/NNOC Statement on Restraining Order Against SEIU: Threats, Harassment and Stalking of RNs Remain Out of Bounds
...of registered nurses, the California Nurses
Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee said Tuesday night.
"The TRO gave the nurses a few days reprieve
from harassment," said
Geri Jenkins, RN, a member of the CNA/NNOC Council of Presidents who said
she had six SEIUers make a stalking visit to her home...
Do today's young people really think they are so extraordinary?
...s, leading some behavioral scientists to dub todays youth as generation me.
But it appears, at least for now, that the youth of American have won a reprieve
from being scolded as more aloof and self-involved than previous generations.
Revisions to 'College Cost Reduction and Access Act' will create barriers to primary care
...he Federal Poverty Level. However, the repayment program does not go into effect until July 1, 2009, which leaves medical residents with no immediate reprieve
for a significant period of time.
HealthYes! - Premier Provider of Mobile Preventive Medical Screenings - Launches in Alamo City
...rs. He notes that in his youth he worked at The Alamo Cafe and served
thousands of chicken fried steaks -- and hopes that with HealthYes! he can
get a reprieve
for his behavior.
An avid scuba diver, snow skier, water skier, and traveler, he enjoys
spending time with friends, family and his lovely wife Allis...
Innovative health care takes more than just IT automation
... After a brief reprieve
during the 1990s, healthcare again faces the vexing problem of rising healthcare costs with accompanying increases in premiums and out-of-pocket costs...
NASDAQ will continue to list Merge
...Healthcare has been informed that its stock will continue to be listed on the NASDAQ for the time being, but the company does not know how long its reprieve
The NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel made the determination to continue the listing of Merge's common stock despite the company's fa...
Company still behind schedule on Milwaukee wireless project
...kee, Wis . - Midwest Fiber Networks , which has promised Milwaukee that it can provide citywide wireless service by March of 2008, has been granted a reprieve
by the Milwaukee Common Council after falling behind on the project.
The council has voted to give Midwest Fiber until June 7 to hook up the firs...