Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-12-28 Tsunami entirely possible in the Pacific Northwest of the United States 0 None
2004-12-28 PAHO urges donors to wait for assessment of Asian tragedy's needs 0 None
2004-12-28 UN Population Fund warns women, girls especially vulnerable 0 None
2004-12-27 Statement by IMF on South Asia earthquake disaster 0 None
2004-12-27 Red Cross Red Crescent launches appeal for victims of the Bay of Bengal earthquake and tsunamis 0 None
2004-12-27 CARE Australia launches Tsunami emergency appeal 0 None
2004-12-27 American Red Cross response to South Asian Tsunami waves 0 None
2004-12-27 Medecins Sans Frontieres prepares to deliver assistance to Southeast Asia 0 None
2004-12-27 UNICEF ready to respond to quake victims in South Asia 0 None
2004-12-27 United Nations relief experts rush to Indian Ocean countries 0 None
2004-12-27 World Vision launches response to Tsunami devastation 0 None
2004-12-27 Australia pledges $10 million for Tsunami emergency relief 0 None
2004-12-26 World Health Organization's new global report on iodine deficiency 0 None
2004-12-23 Santa can do the job and Christmas is saved! 0 None
2004-12-22 Closing university science departments is threatening the future of medicine in the UK 0 None
2004-12-22 Write to your MPs, BMA tells doctors 0 None
2004-12-21 BMA(NI) response to launch of latest DHSSPS consultation document 0 None
2004-12-21 Sméagol, a 587 year old, hobbit-like male of no fixed abode had issues 0 5
2004-12-21 John Howard dumps Christmas bombshell on emergency support agencies 0 None
2004-12-21 Push for mandatory health warnings on all alcohol products 0 None
2004-12-20 Leading sports medicine and exercise science organization implements ACSM certified Personal Trainer 0 None
2004-12-20 Polls show more teen girls see "alcopop" ads than women age 31-44 0 None
2004-12-20 Scotland’s deep-fried Mars bar is not just an urban myth 0 None
2004-12-20 Can the human eye detect an offside position during a football match? 0 None
2004-12-14 Revised safety advice on chromium picolinate supplements 0 None
2004-12-14 Increased Australian assistance for Sudan and Chad 0 None
2004-12-13 Realistic expectations make holidays happier 0 None
2004-12-13 BMA Scotland welcome research showing majority of Scots welcome ban on smoking 0 None
2004-12-07 No need for mass burial of flood victims 0 None
2004-12-07 FDA protects U.S. human and animal food supply 0 None
2004-12-06 The land of the long white cloud will soon be smoke-free 0 None
2004-12-06 Sexologist unveils a formula for a better sex life 0 None
2004-12-06 Ageing population and widening health insurance expand Asian in vitro diagnostics market 0 None
2004-12-04 300 million people in the developing world are seriously ill from intestinal worms 0 None
2004-12-03 Report finds Listeria Rule sparks major industry changes 0 None
2004-12-03 Disturbing new trend in cybersuicide is emerging 0 None
2004-11-29 Tobacco companies target U.S. immigrants 0 None
2004-11-29 Tobacco giant penetrated Asian markets via smuggling and political influence 0 None
2004-11-29 Guatemalan Congress repeals law that restricted access to medicines 0 None
2004-11-24 Cord blood registry sees FDA regulation as good for consumers and industry 0 None
2004-11-24 New allergen working group in New Zealand 0 None
2004-11-24 CDC admits obesity stats flawed - pharmaceutical and weight loss industry at fault 0 None
2004-11-24 BMA calls for safeguards on ID cards 0 None
2004-11-23 PAHO book receives British Medical Association award 0 None
2004-11-20 Survey shows need for conservative, drug-free options 0 None
2004-11-19 Call for elimination of processed trans fats in the Canadian food supply 0 None
2004-11-18 Noted surgeon Frank J. Veith named first Jacobson Awardee for physician excellence by Vascular Disease Foundation 0 None
2004-11-14 Launch of Australian Country Gateway provides development expertise in the Asia-Pacific region 0 None
2004-11-14 BMA Cymru Wales to petition parliament to ban smoking in public places unless Wales goes smoke free within 10 months 0 None
2004-11-10 Obesity statistics are as bogus as weight-loss scams 0 None
2004-11-09 State Health Rankings show 17.5 percent improvement in America’s overall health during the past 15 years 0 None
2004-11-09 The human cost of passive smoking 0 None
2004-11-08 Stone tools of Indonesian "hobbit" studied 0 None
2004-11-08 Scientists enticed back to Australia to tackle major health challenges 0 None
2004-11-04 Older people are healthier and are living longer 0 None
2004-11-04 Ecstasy use down among America's youth 0 None
2004-11-03 Landmark case challenges safety of Atkins diet 0 None
2004-11-02 The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has issued a preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) licence for inherited colon cancer 0 None
2004-11-02 Australia ratifies Tobacco Control Treaty 0 None
2004-11-01 South Australia imposes smoking restrictions on high-rollers 0 None
2004-10-29 Adult men and women are roughly an inch taller than they were in 1960 0 None
2004-10-29 Chronic diseases linked to obesity could put the brakes on economic progress in many developing countries 0 None
2004-10-29 100,000 Iraqi civilians have died as a result of the March 2003 invasion 0 None
2004-10-29 Civilian deaths have risen dramatically in Iraq since the country was invaded in March 2003 0 None
2004-10-26 First hearing in the landmark lawsuit against Atkins Nutritionals 0 None
2004-10-25 Philip Morris exploited institutional fears of losing research funding 0 None
2004-10-25 Number of adult smokers in Washington takes a healthy drop 0 None
2004-10-25 National Cancer Institute symposium exploring the application of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer 0 None
2004-10-25 New $22 million dollar scholarship program to recruit the next generation of public health leaders 0 None
2004-10-25 Dentists pricked by needle scam 0 None
2004-10-25 As the 2004 Presidential election nears, the issue of human cloning and embryonic stem cell research is under intense debate 0 None
2004-10-25 Smoking continues to be the largest single cause of death and disease in the EU 0 1
2004-10-25 Who should and who should not get a flu shot? 0 None
2004-10-25 BMA report hopes to raise awareness about the threat of biological weapons 0 None
2004-10-21 PAHO and the World Food Program have agreed to collaborate on logistics during humanitarian crises 0 None
2004-10-21 Let regional organizations prevent genocide 0 None
2004-10-21 Global warming poses an increasingly sizeable threat to the continued existence of man 0 None
2004-10-19 New journal offering free access publishing and what is believed to be a unique development in the field of scientific publishing 0 None
2004-10-18 No infant, child or adult should be exposed to secondhand smoke 0 None
2004-10-14 UK agencies stepping up action to protect the public's health following continued outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis 0 None
2004-10-13 You can't buy cigarettes from your doctor, so why can you purchase tobacco products at some pharmacies? 0 None
2004-10-12 New car cockpit technology could be increasing the potential for error by degrading driving performance 0 None
2004-10-12 Lack of money rather than love may be the reason so many young couples are living together instead of getting married 0 None
2004-10-12 RACGP welcomes Victorian state ban on smoking in pubs and clubs 0 None
2004-10-12 South Australia a step closer to smoke free pubs and clubs 0 None
2004-10-12 Complaint against Food Standards Agency advertising campaign thrown out by ASA 0 None
2004-10-12 Plea for every human to have access to safe drinking water 0 None
2004-10-12 Growing concern over ageism in Northern Ireland 0 None
2004-10-11 Desert knowledge identifies plants with market potential 0 None
2004-10-11 Results of nationwide survey of Americans’ attitudes toward stem-cell research, cloning and other scientific and medical advances 0 None
2004-10-08 Cancer experts say labelling cigarette packets with tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide measurements is misleading and should be stopped 0 None
2004-10-07 A new guide on how to set up healthy vending machines 0 None
2004-10-07 Rush Limbaugh's statement on 4th District Court of Appeal ruling 0 None
2004-10-07 In a world first, scientists have successfully grown square bacteria in the lab 0 None
2004-10-06 New soybean oil that reduces trans fatty acids 0 None
2004-10-06 Detention of a man with autism was a breach of his human rights 0 None
2004-10-06 Landmark settlement of "Kool Mixx" tobacco lawsuits 0 None
2004-10-06 Powerful new processor helps unlock the secrets of an iron-eating bacteria known as Desulfovibrio vulgaris 0 None
2004-10-06 Which?'s response to the Advertising Standards Authority's ruling on Kellogg's Frosties advert 0 None
2004-10-06 International symposium will focus on curing mesothelioma 0 None
2004-10-05 Americans are as afraid of becoming an Alzheimer caregiver as they are of getting the disease 0 None
2004-10-05 Michael Egan puts poker machine taxes ahead of health concerns 0 None
2004-10-05 Industry briefing on food allergy 0 None
2004-10-04 National Education Association sells out to Atkins 0 None
2004-10-04 New technique offers efficient blood cleansing 1 None
2004-10-04 Over 170,000 Canadians took part in the largest single-day, fundraising event for breast cancer in Canada 0 None
2004-09-30 Circulation of ‘disaster myths’ in Haiti could hinder appropriate disposal of bodies 0 None
2004-09-30 Elderly people should not be seen as marginalised victims in society 0 None
2004-09-28 $1 Million in free cosmetic dental services to survivors of domestic violence 0 None
2004-09-28 Shoppers misled by minced meat fat content labelling 0 None
2004-09-28 BMA calls for total ban of smoking in enclosed public places 0 None
2004-09-28 Australian Medical Association backs Labor’s commitment to focus on mental health 0 None
2004-09-28 Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy? 0 None
2004-09-28 PAHO outlines health challenges ahead 0 None
2004-09-27 Don't choose tomatoes based on colour 0 None
2004-09-27 Bionomics licences childhood epilepsy test 0 None
2004-09-26 Prop. 71 will generate a total of at least $6.4 to $12.6 billion in new state revenues 0 None
2004-09-23 Allow genomic information to be freely available on the internet 0 None
2004-09-23 Medicare drug card savings growing, new data show 0 None
2004-09-23 China falls victim to deadly alliance of Formula One and British American Tobacco 0 None
2004-09-23 EPA reports America's air is the cleanest ever in three decades 0 None
2004-09-23 New book suggests foods with a low glycemic index are key to weight loss 0 None
2004-09-23 FDA proposal on antidepressants is premature and may be counterproductive 0 None
2004-09-23 PAHO aids relief efforts in Caribbean 0 None
2004-09-22 Aircraft drinking water tests positive for E.coli 0 None
2004-09-22 Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion 0 5
2004-09-22 Slimming products may cause health risk 0 None
2004-09-22 New recommendations which will help pre-empt drinking water contamination 0 2
2004-09-22 BMA Cymru Wales to launch no smoking campaign 0 None
2004-09-21 Broken bones often mean lifelong disability in the developing world 0 None
2004-09-21 Why eyes seem to follow viewers in some paintings 0 None
2004-09-20 Salt Association hits back at “Sid the Slug” campaign 0 None
2004-09-20 New South Wales Government plan to sell off hospital land is short sighted 0 None
2004-09-20 FDA proposed new egg safety regulations to reduce Salmonella Enteritidis cases 0 None
2004-09-20 Disabled people need better specialist equipment 0 None
2004-09-20 Laws against driving while using cell phones would have little effect on the number of accidents 0 None
2004-09-20 BBC focuses on the rise of complementary or alternative medicines 0 None
2004-09-20 29 percent of California women mistakenly believe a cold or flu should be treated with an antibiotic 0 None
2004-09-20 Helping others raises quality of life 0 None
2004-09-18 So far only 4,000 of 50,000 slots have been filled in new demonstration prescription drug assistance program 0 None
2004-09-18 Red Baron's severe head injury nine months earlier the casue of him being shot down 0 None
2004-09-17 Well-rested, refreshed doctors are as important for patient well-being as awake and alert pilots are for safe aviation 0 None
2004-09-17 Toxicology is far from robust and based on flawed evidence 0 None
2004-09-16 BMA demands smokefree workplaces 0 None
2004-09-16 Paintball injuries are sending more and more patients to the emergency room every year 0 1
2004-09-16 One-third to buy cheaper Canadian drugs, 100 million find insurance coverage cut or costlier 0 None
2004-09-16 Washington minority groups hit hardest by tobacco use 0 None
2004-09-16 Public health issues, AIDS, sex education and federal tobacco regulation take center stage 0 None
2004-09-16 Labor says it would fund the public education anti-smoking campaign, if elected 0 None
2004-09-16 PAHO volunteers ready to depart for Grenada 0 None
2004-09-16 New project to tailor health messages for African Americans based on their ethnic identity 0 None
2004-09-15 HHS enhances Medicare drug card program to help seniors 0 None
2004-09-15 Central and Northern European countries top the league for time off work 0 None
2004-09-15 Poll reveals public confusion over NHS "bureaucrats" 0 None
2004-09-14 Cars that tell people where to go 0 None
2004-09-14 Experts discuss antibiotic resistance, tuberculosis, malaria, vaccines, maternal mortality, childhood diseases and health sector reform 0 None
2004-09-14 67 percent of older Americans report trouble sleeping 0 None
2004-09-14 Campaign to reduce high salt consumption in the UK 0 5
2004-09-14 California Chamber of Commerce lends support to stem cell research 0 None
2004-09-14 Human lives and livelihood will be cost of flaky software 0 None
2004-09-14 AMA warns lawmakers about effects of what kids are watching 0 None
2004-09-14 One in five veterans of the Korean War still affected by their experiences 0 1
2004-09-13 Doctors believe increase in pensions age will deter people from joining the NHS 0 None
2004-09-13 Dentists should measure the blood pressure of every patient 0 None
2004-09-13 Schering-Plough and Bayer form strategic alliance 0 None
2004-09-13 Health problems among timber workers exposed to industry chemical PCP are to be investigated 0 None
2004-09-12 500 WTC recovery workers and volunteers have new and persistent respiratory problems 0 None
2004-09-12 Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose at about five times the rate of inflation 0 None
2004-09-10 Caring colleagues tend to neglect their own careers 0 None
2004-09-10 Spinal cord injury specialist says 60 percent of his patients are obese 0 None
2004-09-10 Computer scientists developing nurturing computers 0 None
2004-09-10 Herbals, surgery and anesthesia don't always mix 0 None
2004-09-10 Pan American Health Organization mobilizes staff to Caribbean for hurricane Ivan 0 None
2004-09-10 DEA approves retail alert network 0 None
2004-09-10 New Zealand initiative to widen biotech industry 0 None
2004-09-10 Americans happy to donate money but not blood and tissue 0 None
2004-09-09 Health claims for omega-3 rich conventional food now allowed 0 None
2004-09-09 Results of all clinical trials for new drugs and procedures must be released publicly 0 None
2004-09-09 Unacceptable weakness of research in the field of primary care 0 None
2004-09-08 Revised draft Mental Health Bill 0 None
2004-09-08 Genomic researchers and Canadian cancer treatment specialists meet in Halifax in order to improve cancer treatment outcomes 0 None
2004-09-08 International Committee of Medical Journal Editors will require registration of clinical trials for publication 0 None
2004-09-08 Hospitals should use latex medical gloves with lower protein and powder levels to reduce latex sensitivity rather than synthetic alternatives 0 None
2004-09-08 Scientist rewarded for breaking down transplant rejection 0 None
2004-09-08 Red-headed women are enjoying a new status as sex symbols 0 None
2004-09-08 Japanese research lab to use an IBM supercomputer for protein research 0 None
2004-09-08 Bill Clinton is recovering after undergoing successful quadruple bypass surgery 0 None
2004-09-08 MorphoSys obtains license on human cell line technology for use in its antibody research 0 None
2004-09-08 Call for pediatricians to educate the public about emergency department overcrowding 0 None
2004-09-07 First ever analysis of body mass index (BMI) data at the school, district, county and state level 0 None
2004-09-07 People should be aware of the risks of herbal remedies interacting with conventional medicines 0 None
2004-09-06 More than one billion people will be over 60 years old by 2025 0 None
2004-09-06 Public call for legal age of smoking to be raised helps underline dire health-care consequences of long-term smoking 0 None
2004-09-06 Australia's sunshine state becomes smoke free state 0 None
2004-09-06 It is amazing how many new health dollars can be found at election time 0 None
2004-09-05 New Kerry television ad attacking George Bush on Medicare 0 None
2004-09-05 Regulatory agency alerts consumers about poor quality of some traditional chinese medicines 0 None
2004-09-05 New life-saving, man overboard boating device wins award 0 None
2004-09-05 46% of respondents to online poll desire to work fewer hours for childcare reasons 0 None
2004-09-04 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the Medicare premium amounts 0 None
2004-09-04 Compulsory vaccination against terrorist attack is unjustified 0 None
2004-09-04 New blood pressure targets are unachievable for most patients 0 None
2004-09-04 Support for President's call for personal retirement accounts 0 None
2004-09-02 Health Canada is advising consumers of a recall of potassium replacement products 0 None
2004-09-02 Food agency warns against eating pickle products from Bangladesh, China, Pakistan and India 0 None
2004-09-02 First Parkinson’s gene therapy patient well after 1 year suggesting that the therapy is safe and effective 0 None
2004-09-02 Does the popular Atkins diet really work? 0 None
2004-09-02 Many low-income countries are unlikely to reach the health targets set for 2015 0 None
2004-09-02 Domestic violence costs the UK £3 billion a year 0 None
2004-09-02 Doctors have a horrible track record in their profession of recognizing physicians with difficult personalities and dealing with them effectively 0 None
2004-09-01 Launch of one of the US's largest electronic medical record implementations 0 None
2004-09-01 More physicians in graduate medical school than ever 0 None
2004-09-01 Survey finds half of all new medical students are women 0 None
2004-09-01 Danish medical tycoon buys buying worldwide rights to 25 herbal medical products 0 None
2004-09-01 New cooperation along the United States-Mexico Border 0 None
2004-09-01 Chiron acquires a variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research company 0 None
2004-09-01 Extension of Australia's Medicare safety net will ease the financial burden on pregnant women 0 None
2004-08-31 Royal Society calls for ban on human reproductive cloning 0 None
2004-08-31 Are Latin America and the Caribbean ready to meet the health challenges of the coming senior boom? 0 None
2004-08-31 ANSTO challenges doctors’ claims on reactor-produced nuclear medicines 0 None
2004-08-31 Australian broadband for health suppliers chosen 0 None
2004-08-30 The Australian Government response to Senate inquiry into hepatitis C and blood supply 0 None
2004-08-26 U.S. plan for influenza pandemic response 0 None
2004-08-26 New York Judge strikes down federal abortion ban 0 None
2004-08-26 Payments to rural hospices are projected to increase $23 million in 2005 0 None
2004-08-26 NHS hospitals in the North of England are performing better than those in the South 0 None
2004-08-26 10,000th open access medical manuscript published 0 None
2004-08-26 Concern that the health service could fail to learn important lessons from a crucial series of ambulance and emergency trials 0 None
2004-08-26 Doctors urge Government to 'wake up' to new sleep apnoea bill 0 None
2004-08-26 BMA Scotland launches public consultation on smoking in public places 0 None
2004-08-26 One billion people still use unsafe sources of drinking water 0 4
2004-08-25 $700,000 to help prevent or control diabetes among New Yorkers 0 None
2004-08-25 Private health insurers are failing to cover vital cancer treatment 0 None
2004-08-25 Concerns about the education of medical students 0 None
2004-08-23 Another large tobacco company has joined the Master Settlement Agreement with Iowa and other states 0 None
2004-08-23 Sugar Association disputes sucrose ties to obesity 0 None
2004-08-23 Tobacco youth buy rate in Nevada cut in half 0 None
2004-08-23 New era of medical capabilities for the South Pacific 0 None
2004-08-23 Future for telemedicine is a very bright one 0 5
2004-08-23 Low levels of contamination also influence mortality rate 0 None
2004-08-22 Athletic shoes best at reducing risk of falling in older adults 0 None
2004-08-22 Health care plans not likely to curb health care costs 0 None
2004-08-20 Medical personnel at Abu Ghraib ignored medical ethics and human rights 0 None
2004-08-20 Health Canada has outlined proposed changes to the current labelling requirements for tobacco packaging 0 None
2004-08-20 $1.7 Billion dollar public health settlement with major tobacco company 0 None
2004-08-20 Family doctor visits have become more affordable for half of New Zealand's population 0 None
2004-08-20 Florida-based online pharmacy illegally prescribed the powerful painkiller Vicodin to an Illinois state employee 0 None
2004-08-20 Ageism the new sexism in the workplace 0 None
2004-08-20 Independent analysis of the Medicare-approved drug discount cards has found that average seniors will save 0 None
2004-08-20 Budding doctors can get the low-down on life at medical school 0 None
2004-08-20 Failing to disclose the results of clinical trials kills patients 0 None
2004-08-20 Five-in-one vaccine is an important step forward in the UK's vaccination programme 0 None
2004-08-20 Performance of individual surgeons in the UK will be made publicly available 0 None
2004-08-20 Statement regarding DNA ruling by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 0 None
2004-08-20 Ambulances may not be sent to deal with non-urgent 999 calls 0 None
2004-08-18 Revised cholesterol-lowering guidelines constitute a major risk to public health 0 None
2004-08-18 Outraged at cigarette manufacturers plan to expolit black youth and urban hip-hop culture 0 None
2004-08-18 Expatriates find better quality outside of the UK 0 None
2004-08-18 Decreases in tobacco, drug and alcohol use by students 0 None
2004-08-18 9/11 World Trade Center Dust Health Effects Conference 0 None
2004-08-18 Toxic chemical in hand soaps, cleaner is deposited and remains in the environment long after the products are used 0 None
2004-08-18 Canada would need 4700 new doctors if overtime stopped 0 5
2004-08-18 British patients will find new pharmacies easier to get to 0 None
2004-08-18 Doctors say school lunches still failing to make the grade 0 None
2004-08-18 The world's population in 2050 will be 9.276 billion, currently 6.396 in 2004 0 None
2004-08-18 Likely successor says the Pope may be nearing his final days 0 None
2004-08-18 Major expansion of research and development facilities at The Centre for Life 0 None
2004-08-18 80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies 0 None
2004-08-18 Workplace obesity intervention programs can reach millions of people 0 None
2004-08-18 In the fragmented European hospital information systems market, established vendors have a distinct advantage 0 None
2004-08-17 Two more drugs added to Medicare demonstration program 0 None
2004-08-17 Students will temporarily lose their sight in an attempt to gain an understanding of what it could be like to have vision impairment 0 None
2004-08-17 Australian radiopharmaceuticals reconstruction 0 None
2004-08-16 Potential for a significant increase in the number of Americans without health insurance 0 None
2004-08-16 Canadians are unhappy with the current Medicare system 0 None
2004-08-16 Heroin use amongst Australian detainees still lower than pre-drought levels 0 None
2004-08-16 New European health insurance card 0 None
2004-08-15 Charlie Watts treated for throat cancer 0 None
2004-08-15 Commonwealth is to step up the fight against drug abuse in sport 0 None
2004-08-13 Trick illustrates life’s determination to survive hostile environments 0 None
2004-08-13 Device to warn astronauts about the presence of harmful compounds inside spacecraft 0 None
2004-08-13 66,000 elderly California residents or people with disabilities will continue their home and community-based services 0 None
2004-08-13 New poll shows consumers back health savings accounts 0 None
2004-08-13 World's first tagatose-containing chocolate is very low in glycemic load 0 None
2004-08-13 A novel approach for families coping with brain injury 0 None
2004-08-13 Australian funding to assist with the investigation of clandestine laboratory operations 0 None
2004-08-13 Statement in response to California Supreme Court decision in same sex marriage case 0 None
2004-08-12 AMA’s third report on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health 0 None
2004-08-12 Harmonious homes make for happier families 0 None
2004-08-12 Singapore team to bring power of virtual reality (VR) to the masses 0 None
2004-08-12 Revolutionary evacuation wheelchair 0 None
2004-08-12 Radical overhaul of layout, design and working practices is needed to prevent back pain associated with kitchen work 0 None
2004-08-12 Special talk by scientist who was instrumental in the eradication of smallpox 0 None
2004-08-11 Drug interactions between prescription medication and herbal supplements can be extremely dangerous 0 None
2004-08-11 New survey shows that more people on Medicare dislike a new drug benefit law 0 None
2004-08-11 Survey shows Irish happy with smoke free pubs 0 None
2004-08-11 Dynamics between disposable and reusable segments affect expansion of disposable drapes and gowns markets 0 2
2004-08-11 Anyone planning on staying indoors and rubbing a rabbit’s foot all day this Friday the 13th may be wasting their time 0 None
2004-08-11 Never mind the gills here's the oyster gonads 0 None
2004-08-11 Doctors need to listen more to nurses 0 None
2004-08-11 Legislation introduced to enable Australia's national DNA database system to be used to identify the victims of disasters within Australia 0 3
2004-08-11 $17.9 million refurbishment and extension to ANSTO’s radiopharmaceuticals production facility 0 None
2004-08-11 U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council launches health initiative to help Afghan women 0 None
2004-08-10 New drive to recruit more NHS staff from underprivileged backgrounds 0 None
2004-08-10 Elderly people in the U.S. are being inappropriately prescribed medications 0 None
2004-08-09 The smoking rate among Canadian teenagers has dropped below that of the general population for the first time in almost 10 years 0 None
2004-08-09 Wounds on hamsters without companionship don't heal as fast as those on hamsters with companionship 0 None
2004-08-09 Top consumer complaints about health care in New York State 0 None
2004-08-09 Binge drinking accounts for a substantial number of deaths each year in the United States 0 None
2004-08-09 Hospital anti-infection strategy probably won't work 0 None
2004-08-09 New legislation requires cigarettes be kept out-of-reach behind sales counters and to prohibit minors under the age of 16 from selling tobacco 0 None
2004-08-09 Multicultural approach to health needed for well-being of indigenous people 0 None
2004-08-09 Electronic brainstorming has been found to be an effective means of generating many good-quality ideas 0 None
2004-08-09 Offical Health and Human Services line on Bush's embryonic stem cell policy 0 None
2004-08-09 Signet Laboratories has announced the release of ACUITY mouse-on-mouse polymer detection system 0 None
2004-08-09 Size important when finding a mate 0 None
2004-08-09 Prozac can now be found in Britain's drinking water and rivers 0 None
2004-08-09 Reminder to avoid handling bats for risk of rabies 0 None
2004-08-09 Fears for DNA privacy 0 None
2004-08-09 Why the skeleton starts to fail us as we age 0 None
2004-08-09 New health threat, federally-funded health policy based on junk science 0 None
2004-08-09 Novartis to launch U.S.2.4 billion share buy-back 0 None
2004-08-09 McGuinty government investment in telemedicine 0 None
2004-08-07 Three comprehensive reports on cigarette smoking 0 None
2004-08-07 Majority of gay and lesbian people in New Zealand want government recognition of same sex relationships 0 None
2004-08-06 World's third largest tobacco producer has found another way to promote smoking 0 None
2004-08-06 Illinoisans get legislation giving the state more regulatory authority over water bottling plants 0 None
2004-08-06 50,000 people enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry 0 None
2004-08-05 New twist to the 2001 anthrax attacks in the U.S. 0 None
2004-08-05 Fathers Support Breastfeeding campaign 0 None
2004-08-05 Pilot program made first-year medical students more sensitive to older people 0 None
2004-08-05 Emergency nursing shortage is worsening because of changing patient demographics and the aging of the emergency nurses population 0 None
2004-08-05 New guidelines for water, salt and potassium intake of Americans 0 5
2004-08-05 Australia will provide emergency relief assistance to Bangladesh 0 None
2004-08-05 2,000 alcohol-fuelled troublemakers were handed fixed penalty notices 0 None
2004-08-05 Approval of an injectable filler to correct facial fat loss in people with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-08-05 E-Text equipment assists visually-impaired students 0 None
2004-08-05 Bristol-Myers Squibb final settlement with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 0 None
2004-08-05 17.6 million American adults (8.5 percent) meet standard diagnostic criteria for an alcohol use disorder 0 None
2004-08-05 Alcohol ignition lock is being piloted 0 None
2004-08-05 ASTRO and ACS join to promote cancer survivorship 0 None
2004-08-05 Key group of hospital doctors is working far above European limits on hours 0 None
2004-08-03 Heavy drinking by college students poses many serious dangers 0 4
2004-08-03 Public meeting to discuss development of standards for drug classes 0 None
2004-08-03 Nearly a third of Americans consume more than the FDA-recommended two drinks a day 0 None
2004-08-03 45% of specialists admit having made a recent medical error 0 5
2004-08-03 Health web sites providing bogus information to peddle alternative medicinal treatments 0 None
2004-08-03 3.01 million workless households in the UK in spring 2004 0 None
2004-08-03 Basketball and cycling rank highest in U.S. recreational injuries 0 None
2004-08-03 The NHS is effectively being privatised 0 None
2004-08-03 $19 million in grants to help 66 of the nation’s health centers expand capacity 0 None
2004-08-03 10 Best Cities for African Americans to live, work, and play 0 None
2004-08-03 Recommendation against the use of chemotherapy sensitivity and resistance assays 0 None
2004-08-02 One-third of U.S. adults use some form of alternative medicine 0 None
2004-08-02 BMA Wales disappointed in the breakdown of negotiations with the welsh assembly government on the future of community hospitals 0 None
2004-08-02 Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined 0 None
2004-08-02 Australia’s first breastfeeding friendly university 0 None
2004-08-02 15% of Arabs and Chaldeans in the Detroit area say they have had a "bad experience" after the Sept. 11 attacks 1 5
2004-08-02 Computer-aided detection (CAD) can help physicians locate and analyze images from computed tomography (CT) scans 0 None
2004-08-02 GP home visits fall to 5% 0 None
2004-08-02 MA reaction to Prof Carol Black's comments on women in medicine 0 None
2004-08-02 International panel will discuss and recommend changes in the way human beings treat one another 0 None
2004-08-02 In the last two years alone, more than 1500 new low-carbohydrate products have been introduced in U.S. food markets 0 None
2004-07-31 Measures to keep people safe in unusually hot weather 0 None
2004-07-31 Hypnotherapy for quitting smoking more effective in men 0 None
2004-07-29 Unethical to deny failed asylum seekers access to the NHS 0 None
2004-07-29 Australian Commonwealth and Queensland Governments sign public health funding agreement 0 None
2004-07-29 There are about 200 million eligible voters. All of them have a stake in the U.S. health care system 0 None
2004-07-29 GPs across England will share a new £108 million improvement pot 0 None
2004-07-29 Robotic device to help children develop crucial handwriting skills 0 None
2004-07-29 Health Canada is advising consumers not to use products containing Aristolochic Acid 0 None
2004-07-29 Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels are rising above safe levels in Central Puget Sound 1 None
2004-07-29 Swedish Medical Center is expanding its investigation of possible exposures to the pertussis (whooping cough) bacteria 0 None
2004-07-29 Brewing expert examines health potential of beer 0 None
2004-07-29 New washing machine design makes life easier for pensioners and people suffering back problems 0 None
2004-07-29 15 new NHS hospital developments worth more than £4 billion 0 None
2004-07-29 Report on human health effects of genetically engineered food 0 None
2004-07-29 At last it appears that the government is trading in desks for beds 0 None
2004-07-29 Federal agencies should assess the safety of genetically altered foods, whether produced by genetic engineering or by other techniques 0 None
2004-07-29 IVF pioneer wins international recognition 0 None
2004-07-29 Médecins Sans Frontières pulls out of Afghanistan 0 None
2004-07-29 Corus Pharma selected as a biotech company to watch 0 None
2004-07-29 Seaweed called hijiki should not be eaten due to high levels of arsenic 0 None
2004-07-29 FDA did NOT find purified ricin in two baby food jars in Irvine 0 None
2004-07-29 AMA (WA) welcomes Australian Government waiting list promise. 0 None
2004-07-29 Launch of new Australian Medicare smartcard 0 None
2004-07-29 GP leader supports new money to modernise GP surgeries 0 None
2004-07-28 New mobile safety center hits the streets of Baltimore 0 None
2004-07-28 Case for smoke-free work and public places 0 None
2004-07-28 Eradicating deadly E. coli O157:H7 from the bottoms of cows may prevent future outbreaks of food poisoning 0 2
2004-07-28 US adults spent an average of three days a month feeling sad 0 None
2004-07-27 PAHO and UNICEF to work jointly in disasters, immunization campaigns, prevention of HIV, and monitoring nutrition 0 None
2004-07-27 Ozone loss caused genetic mutations at time of mass extinction 0 None
2004-07-27 Bill Clinton lends support to Kerry, citing health care 0 None
2004-07-27 McGuinty government investing an additional $469.5 million to operate Ontario's hospitals 0 None
2004-07-27 New publication looks at the immediate effects of the Medicare Modernization Act 0 None
2004-07-27 Strategic analysis on impact of regulations on radiology practice in Europe 0 None
2004-07-27 Australia is providing an additional $12 million in humanitarian assistance to Sudan 0 None
2004-07-27 New study suggests that WTC pollutants might have affected unborn babies 0 None
2004-07-26 New plan of action aims to reduce prescription drug costs by more than 50 percent 0 None
2004-07-26 Smart packaging that alerts consumers that a product is beginning to spoil 0 None
2004-07-26 Food safety experts cannot concede that organic is safer than conventional food, as their research shows it is not 0 None
2004-07-26 Overcoming the problems associated with adding omega-3s to food 0 None
2004-07-26 New survey shows three out of four diets fail 0 None
2004-07-26 How would we feed astronauts on a mission to Mars? 0 None
2004-07-26 Prohibition of the sale of water-laced with nicotine to minors under the age of 18 0 None
2004-07-26 EFICOR intervenes in the Bihar floods 0 None
2004-07-26 Big Blue previewing a new tool to create accessible and usable web pages for the visually impaired 0 None
2004-07-26 Estimated increase of 10,000 qualifed nurses 0 None
2004-07-26 Survey found that only two in ten Americans feel “very prepared” for a catastrophic event 0 None
2004-07-26 Abusive carers to be banned from working in a care position ever again 0 None
2004-07-23 Death of Sam Ramoundos has highlighted the need for quick medical attention following drug overdoses 0 None
2004-07-23 Even the Vikings were troubled by the thought that size matters 0 None
2004-07-23 Governor Pataki has announced $19.7 million in funding to prevent and reduce tobacco use across the state 0 None
2004-07-23 Clint Eastwood did nothing for women's testosterone levels in "The Bridges of Madison County" 0 None
2004-07-23 One of the world’s most sophisticated systems for keeping electronic health records 0 None
2004-07-23 BMA response to Government NHS workforce figures 0 None
2004-07-23 NICE is creating inflationary pressure that the NHS cannot afford 0 None
2004-07-22 ImClone quarterly sales reach $71.4 Million 0 None
2004-07-22 HFEA allows families to have a child who could be a tissue match for a seriously ill brother or sister 0 None
2004-07-22 Report on case where dentist removed all of woman's bottom teeth by accident 0 None
2004-07-22 BMA unhappy that OFCOM has not recommended a ban on all food advertising to children 0 None
2004-07-21 Major campaign victory will create safer environments for children with food allergies 0 None
2004-07-21 Gay diaries reveal an alternative past 0 None
2004-07-21 Will the insured sacrifice to help cover the uninsured? New study suggests the answer may be yes 0 None
2004-07-21 Reacting to the obesity epidemic, food consumers have stirred a global health revolution 0 None
2004-07-21 Psychotherapist offering equine-assisted psychotherapy 0 5
2004-07-21 Caulking found to be unrecognized source of PCB contamination 0 None
2004-07-21 Experts, activists call for safer roads 0 None
2004-07-21 PAHO, University of Geneva cooperate on emergency preparedness, disaster relief 0 None
2004-07-21 Benefits from Medicare approved drug discount cards won't affect Medicaid benefits 0 None
2004-07-21 Novel method to 'drilling and filling' dental cavities is found lacking 0 None
2004-07-21 Wrist acupuncture point stimulation proves useful in preventing post-op nausea and vomiting 0 None
2004-07-21 Medicinal qualities of plants shown to ease symptoms of genetic disease 0 None
2004-07-21 Benefits from diet lower in salt not limited to those with high blood pressure 0 None
2004-07-20 Florida Attorney General issues civil subpoenas to six pharmaceutical manufacturers 0 None
2004-07-20 Young British doctors choosing general practice over hospital careers 0 None
2004-07-20 As David Blunkett claims binge drinking is breeding a culture of ‘thuggery and intimidation’ new research reveals that binge drinking was rife in the 1660s 0 None
2004-07-20 RACGP takes lead role in risk assessment and management for Australian general practice 0 None
2004-07-19 Romanian surgeon at Bucharest's Court of Law 0 None
2004-07-19 New JCAHO helps consumers to choose a hospital that best suits their needs 0 None
2004-07-19 Vascular Disease Foundation inaugurates National Advisory Board with Diomed Holdings as founding member 0 None
2004-07-19 Cincinnati should go smoke-free 0 None
2004-07-19 Two new senior appointments announced by the British Medical Association 0 None
2004-07-17 First medical waste traceability testing in Asia Pacific 0 None
2004-07-17 HHS recognizes obesity as a major public health problem 0 None
2004-07-17 Obesity is not a 'disease' if it can be cured by taking regular walks and eating less 0 1
2004-07-17 FDA warns against salmonellosis in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia 0 None
2004-07-17 Colin Powell, "we have continuously called on China to end its program of coercive abortion"of coercive abortion" 0 None
2004-07-17 NHS dentistry reform, 1000 new NHS dentists by October 0 None
2004-07-15 The cancer risk from plutonium exposure 0 None
2004-07-15 Funding improves the quality of the fish we eat 0 None
2004-07-15 Botulism case associated with consumption of a salt-cured fish product 0 None
2004-07-15 Most Americans ignorant to high cholesterol facts 0 None
2004-07-15 Statement on HHS announcement on Stem Cell Bank 0 None
2004-07-15 Violence, sex, and profanity increased significantly in movies between 1992 and 2003 0 4.7
2004-07-15 British GPs elect new leader 0 None
2004-07-13 Investigation of glue as an embolic agent 0 4
2004-07-13 Computer-based program that assesses the health of people enrolled in a given health plan 0 None
2004-07-13 FDA approval for computer aided detection (CAD) software to analyze CT images 0 None
2004-07-13 To date, the U.S. Government has provided a total of $109.4 million of humanitarian assistance to Darfur 0 None
2004-07-12 Lack of access to information for health workers in resource-poor settings is a major obstacle to achieving the 2015 millennium goals for global health 0 None
2004-07-12 New drive to tackle superbugs like MRSA 0 None
2004-07-11 Tobacco, obesity, HIV/AIDS and immigrant health addressed by members of congress 0 None
2004-07-10 Human ability to generate feelings through imagery could be the key to a breakthrough in the treatment of mental health problems 0 None
2004-07-10 Cheap and cheerful treatment for people who deliberately harm themselves more effective than long-term expensive therapies 0 None
2004-07-10 SSRI addiction is a myth 2 5
2004-07-10 Hospitals are being urged to address the alcohol problems that afflict up to 30 per cent of men and 15 per cent of women 0 None
2004-07-10 Russian dictator Stalin suffered from dementia following a series of strokes 0 None
2004-07-10 Terrorists are sane, doctors claim 0 None
2004-07-10 NHS waiting times for May 2004 0 None
2004-07-10 Natural hormone called melatonin may guide our sleep patterns 0 None
2004-07-10 New York Health Department says EAT NO MORE THAN ONE MEAL of fish per week to reduce exposure to chemical contaminants 0 None
2004-07-10 Lao People’s Republic opium cultivation in 2004 shows a 45 per cent decline in comparison to 2003 0 None
2004-07-10 New hi-tech football shirt that alerts managers to players heart rate and hydration levels 0 None
2004-07-10 Philip Morris to spend $1.25 billion over 12 years to combat the illegal trade in cigarettes worldwide 0 None
2004-07-10 Bill Cosby sets the record straight on African American teen pregnancy 0 None
2004-07-10 McGuinty government commits to hepatitis C federal funding 0 None
2004-07-10 Ohio State budget cuts jeopardize medical coverage 0 None
2004-07-10 NHS helps 200,000 smokers kick the smoking habit 0 None
2004-07-09 Patient care violations at Sutter Solano Medical Center pose serious threats to the health and safety of patients 0 None
2004-07-09 The bureaucratic view on Dr Yeoh Eng-kiong's resignation 0 None
2004-07-09 Florida restaurant sales up 7 percent a year after the smokefree workplace initiative took effect 0 None
2004-07-09 Pfizer donates $3.7 million worth of Nicotrol patches to the New York City Department of Health 0 None
2004-07-09 Surveys of pizzas, baked beans and canned pasta show salt levels can vary significantly 0 None
2004-07-08 Brazilian Government approves DuPont system that detects salmonella 0 None
2004-07-08 Failures of international organisations to establish clear policies with regard to stem-cell research and reproductive cloning 0 None
2004-07-08 The Government must commit itself to three pledges if the current proposed changes to NHS dentistry are to succeed 0 None
2004-07-08 Becoming a proficient doctor has always demanded hard work; it is unacceptable to leave out large parts of the curriculum 0 None
2004-07-08 You may have overstepped the mark, cancer expert warns Prince of Wales 0 None
2004-07-08 Reforms of medical training may have dire consequences for the future of the medical profession and patients 0 None
2004-07-08 NHS trusts star ratings system is flawed 0 None
2004-07-08 Call for tougher worldwide action to counter the tobacco industry's influence in Formula One 0 None
2004-07-08 BMA argues that the British government has a "moral duty" to ban smoking in public places 0 None
2004-07-07 Rates of infant and maternal mortality in indigenous communities are among the highest in the Americas 0 None
2004-07-07 Information technology to improve NHS 0 None
2004-07-07 Detectable levels of dog and cat allergens are universally present in U.S. homes 0 4
2004-07-07 Computerized fingerprint matching systems found to be incredibly accurate 0 None
2004-07-07 Valid, robust, easy to construct, and easy to interpret measure that could be used by any state health department for any health outcome 0 None
2004-07-07 The McGuinty government is investing $29.2 million for community support and supportive housing services 0 None
2004-07-07 Good practice guidance for universities on the issue of tobacco industry funding 0 None
2004-07-07 Protection to remain for private hospitals and day surgeries 0 None
2004-07-07 Violent crimes down by 3.4 percent and property crime up by 2 percent in California 0 None
2004-07-06 Renowned Chinese surgeon who revealed the SARS cover-up last year is reported to be undergoing brainwashing 0 None
2004-07-06 Presidential Decree will have a direct negative impact on the health of millions of Ecuadorians 0 None
2004-07-06 Broadband technology for medical professionals in rural Australia 0 None
2004-07-06 Warning against micropigmentation tattooing to apply permanent makeup for lip liner, eyeliner and eyebrow color 0 None
2004-07-05 Chiropractic care for veterans 0 None
2004-07-05 £18m to upgrade genetic laboratories in England 0 None
2004-07-05 Safer water at nation's beaches: New rule to protect against pathogens 0 None
2004-07-05 British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons 0 None
2004-07-05 Fear of flying and gender differences, women are afraid to crash - men fear lack of control 0 None
2004-07-04 Healthy fats and oils essential to satisfy calorie-conscious consumers 0 None
2004-07-04 Extension of vaccination programs against anthrax to include U.S. forces in the Pacific Commands including Korea 0 None
2004-07-04 M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation’s top cancer hospital in U.S. 0 None
2004-07-04 South African Courth defends the Medicine Act 0 None
2004-07-03 Darfur - 30,000 dead, 1.2 million displaced and 130,000 refugees 0 None
2004-07-02 World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control closed this week, with nearly 90% of countries having signed up 0 None
2004-07-02 Best hospital in America 0 None
2004-07-02 Virginia Department of Health is urging people to thoroughly cook hamburgers to prevent illness from E.coli 0 None
2004-07-02 Serious medical consequences of smoking, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption and sexually transmitted disease require decisive leadership 0 None
2004-07-02 Ambulance drivers will no longer be issued with speeding fines when en-route to emergency 999 calls 0 None
2004-07-02 British doctors will deliver a powerful message to Blair 0 None
2004-07-02 New legislation ensures veterans and their spouses admitted to nursing homes in New York State receive access to federal pension entitlements 0 None
2004-07-02 Amid unprecedented global prosperity, the world’s poor were more vulnerable now than ever 0 None
2004-07-02 Health care spending per privately insured American increased 7.4 percent in 2003 0 None
2004-07-02 Of all families with medical bill problems, two-thirds have difficulty paying for basic necessities—rent, mortgage payments, transportation or food 0 None
2004-07-02 Omega-3's - fatty acids, can be produced in bioengineered plants 0 None
2004-07-02 Emergency Nurses Association has initiated its annual drinking and driving awareness campaign 0 None
2004-07-02 The fee that British GP's receive for completing Factual Reports will rise from £17 to £32 0 None
2004-07-02 ASU and Mayo Clinic collaborate on a new joint nursing program 0 None
2004-07-02 Allina Hospitals & Clinics are now tobacco free 0 None
2004-07-01 New web site dedicated to improving the accuracy of medical news stories 0 None
2004-07-01 HHS approves Arkansas plan to expand prenatal care to low-income pregnant women and their unborn children 0 None
2004-07-01 AIDS Healthcare Foundation protests proposed cuts to California's budget seeking to cut Medi-Cal's pharmacy budget 0 None
2004-06-30 Aspartame in foods and beverages can help with weight loss and long-term control of body weight 0 None
2004-06-30 Uniform measurement standards for antioxidants 0 None
2004-06-30 Red Cross supports 9/11 recovery with $50 million 0 None
2004-06-30 Tips to prevent firework eye injuries this 4th of July 0 None
2004-06-30 The medical use of marijuana 0 None
2004-06-30 World’s first computer model of a pregnant crash dummy 0 None
2004-06-30 Four most common cancers accounted for over half of the 225,000 new cases of malignant cancer registered in England in 2001 0 None
2004-06-30 Doctors call on the British Government to make all workplaces smokefree 0 None
2004-06-30 Expanded Australian Medicare services for the chronically ill 0 None
2004-06-30 In 2002-03, over four million Australians were admitted to public hospitals 0 None
2004-06-30 AIDS Healthcare Foundation asks for the use of condoms in the production of Hustler films 0 None
2004-06-29 MSF says no relief in sight for Darfur, Sudan 0 None
2004-06-29 Health Canada warning for health products containing Star Anise unless it is identified as Chinese Star Anise 0 None
2004-06-29 States working to protect public health through fine particle standard 0 None
2004-06-29 Human Tissue Bill is in need of further amendment 0 None
2004-06-29 For the 700 million people in the least developed countries, United Nations’ decisions could mean the difference between opportunity and poverty, peace and war, life and death 0 None
2004-06-29 Study questions 20,000 people who worked in WTC towers 0 None
2004-06-29 U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether anti-drug laws should apply to the medicinal use of marijuana 0 None
2004-06-29 Delphi expands medical footprint 0 None
2004-06-29 Codex aims to keep up with gene technologies and potential health impact of genetically modified foods 0 None
2004-06-29 Small and medium sized UK businesses have little or no access to occupational health physicians 0 None
2004-06-29 Eleven states oppose mercury emissions proposal 0 None
2004-06-29 Natural vitamin E healthier than vitamin E supplements 0 None
2004-06-29 UK launch of The Institute of Medical Law 0 None
2004-06-29 PAHO urges countries to sign tobacco treaty prior to deadline 0 None
2004-06-29 94% of fertility patients never receive treatment 0 None
2004-06-29 Leeches add interesting new angle for evolutionary biologists to consider when explaining how parental care has evolved 0 5
2004-06-29 U.S. approval for commercial marketing of leeches for medicinal purposes 0 None
2004-06-29 Australian Government push to combat the obesity epidemic 0 None
2004-06-29 Americans list lack of insurance coverage and cost as top reasons for not seeking mental health services 0 None
2004-06-29 California Attorney General says emissions plan fails to adequately protect air, public health 0 None
2004-06-28 Prince Charles has called for more research into the benefits of complementary therapies for cancer patients 0 None
2004-06-28 Researching the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era is still taboo 0 None
2004-06-28 Male is often to blame for difficulties encountered when giving birth 0 None
2004-06-28 Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public 0 4
2004-06-26 50,000 people in the U.S. with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or hepatitis C will be eligible for a Medicare drug lottery 0 None
2004-06-26 Cow milk given all clear by FDA 0 None
2004-06-26 Some low income parents have considered doing something illegal to feed their kids 0 None
2004-06-26 McGuinty government improves supportive services for people with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-06-26 Massive disparities in medical school admissions by social class 0 None
2004-06-26 BMA comments on the Human Tissue Bill 0 None
2004-06-26 John Reid has launched the NHS Employers' Organisation 0 None
2004-06-25 World's physicians make final plea for tobacco control treaty 0 None
2004-06-25 HFEA says effective consent must be given by both the man and woman for use of embryos in IVF treatment 0 None
2004-06-25 The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates 0 None
2004-06-25 Atkins responds to recent attacks from industry-funded groups 0 None
2004-06-25 Australia will have some of the most graphic tobacco health warnings in the world 0 None
2004-06-24 Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money 0 None
2004-06-24 Friends of the Earth criticises EU for failing to protect the environment and human health 0 None
2004-06-24 State of Arizona is moving to a self-health-insurance model 0 None
2004-06-24 British government's new NHS improvement plan 0 None
2004-06-24 John Kerry's plan to strengthen America’s health care system 0 None
2004-06-24 Health renewal strategy for Alberta 0 None
2004-06-24 Thailand aims to reduce HIV prevalence among adults to 1 percent by 2006 0 None
2004-06-24 Man pleads guilty in Los Angeles to charges of trafficking counterfeit Viagra tablets 0 None
2004-06-24 UK Department of Transport road casualty figures released 0 None
2004-06-24 Results give Washington dairy cattle all clear from toxic substances 0 None
2004-06-24 Dali Lama's Florida lecture, Compassion – The Source of Happiness 0 None
2004-06-24 Expert suggests safety measures to help avoid being struck by lightening 0 None
2004-06-24 Australians will have access to a new Medicare smartcard 0 None
2004-06-24 3 Arizona men sent to jail for human smuggling 0 None
2004-06-24 Buffalo Hospital bans smoking in buildings, on the grounds or in parking areas 0 None
2004-06-24 Hospital waiting lists could disappear completely under radical new Conservative plans to reform the NHS 0 None
2004-06-23 “On health care, Paul Martin’s credibility gap continues to widen,” says Harper 0 None
2004-06-23 £126.5 million in disability benefits unclaimed 0 None
2004-06-23 Lead author of Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy to testify before congress on disability policy 0 None
2004-06-23 Troubling signs of a future doctor shortages in California 0 None
2004-06-23 Sixty-four percent of the public thought that a public restroom doorknob has more germs than an ATM 0 None
2004-06-23 Horse walks into the bar, barman says why the long face? 0 None
2004-06-23 New generation of cooling jackets to reduce the body temperature of elite athletes 0 None
2004-06-23 Report published on IVF mix-up that led to mixed-race twins being born to a white couple 0 None
2004-06-23 British national intelligence system to share information on individuals who pose a risk to the public 0 None
2004-06-23 Inspection holidays for best UK hospitals 0 None
2004-06-23 Sir Richard Doll awarded prestigious Shaw Prize for his contribution to modern cancer epidemiology 0 None
2004-06-23 Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority welcomes recommendations of Toft report 0 None
2004-06-23 New guidelines to develop reliable information for consumer use of alternative medicines 0 None
2004-06-23 Moves to cut the bureaucratic burden on hospitals 0 None
2004-06-23 New York man jailed for selling fake cancer cure 0 None
2004-06-23 Only 23 percent of Americans currently eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day 0 None
2004-06-22 Wright Medical Group names new CEO 0 None
2004-06-22 Alarming rise in the number of patients treated for eye injuries caused by paintballs 0 None
2004-06-22 John Kerry will overturn the ban on federal funding of research on new stem cell lines 0 None
2004-06-22 Australia's largest-ever ecstasy seizure 0 None
2004-06-22 Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury 0 None
2004-06-22 Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams 0 None
2004-06-22 Xuezhikang cuts risk of coronary heart disease by a third 0 None
2004-06-22 Drunkenness a target for community awareness 0 None
2004-06-21 Report shows the health of Australians continues to improve 0 None
2004-06-21 New resources to better understand sleep 0 1
2004-06-21 Food labels will have to list certain ingredients that people may be allergic to (allergens) 0 None
2004-06-21 Female otolaryngologists earn less money than male otolaryngologists 0 None
2004-06-21 Australian GPs get advice on reaching a fair deal 0 None
2004-06-21 New centre of excellence to develop stem cell treatments for diabetes and diseases of the brain 0 None
2004-06-21 DEA Controlled Substance Act Registration Database now on-line 0 None
2004-06-21 Social class and race have a major impact on people's chances of entering the medical profession 0 4
2004-06-20 Health Canada is advising of a potential risk related to Pre-Pen, a penicillin allergy test 0 None
2004-06-20 Broker of air pollution credits arrested on federal wire fraud charges 0 None
2004-06-17 Pesticide-related illnesses among farm workers often go unreported 0 None
2004-06-17 Maple Ridge Care Centre fined for abuse of a resident 0 None
2004-06-17 FDA panel to review results of Guidant's heart failure trial 0 None
2004-06-17 Additional $849 million to respond to bioterror attacks in U.S. 0 None
2004-06-17 Nurse who developed a life-threatening allergy to latex awarded £350,000 compensation 0 None
2004-06-17 The food we eat plays a crucial role in defining our heritage 0 2
2004-06-17 New tests to detect potentially fatal nut traces in food 0 None
2004-06-17 Art used to reduce stress 0 3
2004-06-17 Free TV Australia today called on the ALP to reconsider imposing bans on food advertising in children’s programs 0 None
2004-06-17 Local NHS bodies show lack of vision 0 None
2004-06-17 More help needed for the British people affected by disability 0 None
2004-06-17 Health of all Australians is the big loser in the Government’s Energy White Paper 0 None
2004-06-17 Ageing population will have serious implications for the provision of cancer services 0 None
2004-06-16 Call for special help for young people who inject drugs 0 None
2004-06-16 Support for the medical use of marijuana 0 None
2004-06-16 U.S. working conditions supporting working families lag far behind many other countries 0 None
2004-06-16 Artichokes and beans full of antioxidants 0 None
2004-06-16 Couples with higher education and earnings more likely to marry 0 None
2004-06-16 The American Medical Association has moved forward in its fight against obesity 0 None
2004-06-16 British Government is promoting cycling and walking as healthy and convenient ways to travel 0 None
2004-06-16 NICE guides new treatments for prostate cancer, drugs misuse, osteoporosis and heart failure 0 None
2004-06-16 The UK health service proved robust in an exercise to test response to a deliberate release of a chemical substance 0 None
2004-06-16 Joint initiative to tackle cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke 0 None
2004-06-16 The People vs. Larry Flynt 0 None
2004-06-16 Is drinking water a middle-class fashion? 0 None
2004-06-15 Domestic violence five times more than official UK figures 0 None
2004-06-15 New Cincinnati adult diabetes center 0 None
2004-06-15 Overweight children and obese adults remain a major public health concern 0 None
2004-06-15 Art gives insight into medical research 0 None
2004-06-15 The UN needs $2.25 billion to requirements of 49.4 million people affected by 25 crises in Africa, Europe and Asia 0 None
2004-06-15 EU investigates open access scientific publication 0 None
2004-06-15 UK airports to get iris recognition systems 0 None
2004-06-15 Carers' Week helps make the UK's six million carers aware that help is there for them 0 None
2004-06-15 Speed cameras across Britain are saving lives 0 None
2004-06-15 Public awareness campaign in Northern Virginia on sexual coercion and statutory rape 0 None
2004-06-15 Special Ops medics training at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center 0 5
2004-06-15 Common illnesses are associated with an increased risk of suicide in elderly people 0 None
2004-06-15 Education improves health situation in Puerto Rico 0 None
2004-06-14 Simulated dirty bomb dispersal device at Gowen Field in Boise 0 None
2004-06-14 New program aimed at increasing blood donations among federal government employees 0 None
2004-06-14 Mercy & Unity Hospitals to become completely tobacco free 0 None
2004-06-14 British government to tackle variations across the country in the uptake of cancer drugs 0 None
2004-06-14 British government set to address ALL the issues that affect people with mental health problems 0 None
2004-06-14 John Kerry report that American families continue to struggle in the economy 0 None
2004-06-14 New guidelines over the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual partners over hospital visiting and involvement in treatment decisions 0 None
2004-06-14 For nearly 50% of women, hair loss was the most distressing side effect of chemotherapy 0 None
2004-06-14 AMA urges physicians to contact their U.S. senators to voice support for a patient safety bill 0 None
2004-06-12 FDA seeks public comment on albuterol metered dose inhalers containing ozone-depleting propellants 0 None
2004-06-12 Violence costs some countries more than 4 per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP) 0 None
2004-06-12 Chairman's speech at consultants conference 2004 0 None
2004-06-11 People in Washington are living longer but not necessarily better 0 None
2004-06-11 High-fiber diet may reduce your risk of diabetes, some gastrointestinal disorders, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease and obesity 0 None
2004-06-11 Cholesterol isn’t all bad 0 None
2004-06-11 Nearly a quarter of all UK's violent crimes are committed by the 2% of people who seriously misuse alcohol or drugs 0 None
2004-06-11 Strong evidence treatment for drug abuse can work says Kofi Annan 0 None
2004-06-11 65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases 0 None
2004-06-11 Survey finds aflatoxins in nuts and nut-based products below legal levels 0 None
2004-06-11 World Blood Donor Day 0 None
2004-06-11 The Population Health Complex to improve the health of all New Zealanders 0 None
2004-06-11 15 of Sydney’s 24 hospitals could accept only life-threatening cases last night 0 None
2004-06-11 UK pharmacists to become more hands on 0 None
2004-06-10 American alchohol abuse continues to rise 0 None
2004-06-10 Joint framework for partnership action on disability 0 None
2004-06-10 Schering-Plough has reached an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 0 None
2004-06-10 Drink that enhances the effectiveness of medication given to treat psychiatric illnesses 0 None
2004-06-10 New British guidelines to protect the safety of frozen sperm, eggs and embryos 0 None
2004-06-10 Russian doctors appreciate benefits of natural remedies 0 None
2004-06-10 World-first avalanche prediction technology could save hundreds of lives each year 0 None
2004-06-10 New UK government plan aims at helping disabled people 0 None
2004-06-10 AMA urges government to scrap Parental Access To Information Bill 0 None
2004-06-09 Act now to deliver a future for the medical workforce in Scotland, says BMA 0 None
2004-06-09 Market research - European Electronic Medical Records 0 None
2004-06-09 Low-fat products can have a higher content of added sugar or other processed carbohydrates 0 5
2004-06-09 Low-carb potato will help win back die-hard carbohydrate counters 0 None
2004-06-09 5 percent of young people consider themselves lesbian, gay or bisexual 0 None
2004-06-07 Over one-third of British population cannot name a famous disabled person 0 None
2004-06-07 GenoMed launches campaign to improve patient outcomes for diabetes, high blood pressure and emphysema 0 None
2004-06-07 750,000 low-income adults in Los Angeles County live with hunger 0 None
2004-06-07 HHS identifies States for Medicare demonstration of new, less restrictive homebound definition 0 None
2004-06-07 BMA Scotland response to launch of consultation on smoking in public places 0 None
2004-06-07 Sunbeds ARE bad for your health 0 4
2004-06-07 Australia's CSIRO to exhibit major display at the world's largest biotechnology conference 0 None
2004-06-07 Australian Government's new mechanism for implementing the new Medicare allied health initiative 0 None
2004-06-06 UK food agency to investigate failures in BSE testing programme 0 None
2004-06-06 Alzheimer’s Association joins the world in mourning the loss of former President Ronald Reagan 0 None
2004-06-05 Alfalfa sprouts recalled due to possible health risk 0 None
2004-06-05 FDA has announced the results of a comprehensive review of all outside activities performed by FDA employees 0 None
2004-06-05 Carbohydrates are the latest nutrient to be blamed for the rising incidence of obesity in the US 0 None
2004-06-05 Attempts to prevent human trafficking are making conditions worse for voluntary migrants 0 None
2004-06-05 Local people, it seems, do not want to be involved in running the NHS 0 None
2004-06-05 Communication overload makes office workers SAD 0 None
2004-06-05 BMA warns medical training reforms still inadequate 0 None
2004-06-05 Summer advice for allergy and asthma sufferers 0 None
2004-06-03 UK's Hepatitis C ex-gratia payment scheme to launch 0 None
2004-06-03 GlaxoSmithKline statement on spat with Spitzer 0 None
2004-06-03 UK hospital waiting lists lowest in 4 years 0 None
2004-06-03 New packaging could save lives 0 None
2004-06-03 Democrats air their views on Medicare prescription drugs discount cards 0 None
2004-06-03 China launches nationwide campaign to urge the public to take medicine in a safe way 0 None
2004-06-03 Over-the-counter cream protects against jellyfish stings 0 None
2004-06-03 150 top scientists debate and offer expert advice on cutting edge vaccine research 0 None
2004-06-03 Latest version of the Approved List of Biological Agents published 0 None
2004-06-03 FDA investigates school lunch illness in Massachusetts 0 5
2004-06-03 Lack of funding and staff in the UK hinders patient care 0 None
2004-06-03 BMA to publish an A to Z of Doctors Making a Difference 0 None
2004-06-02 Positive benefits of sun exposure 0 4
2004-06-02 Harvard and government of Cyprus to launch health initiative 0 None
2004-06-02 Spacecraft will relay humanity’s thoughts, feelings, hopes and dreams to earth's inhabitants in 50,000 years 0 None
2004-06-02 Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak in U.S 0 None
2004-06-02 One-third of the calories in the US diet comprised of junk food 0 None
2004-06-02 Bullying is widespread within the UK's National Health Service 0 None
2004-06-02 Model of the central nervous system will allow oncologists and neurosurgeons to target tumours more effectively 0 None
2004-06-02 Debate on UK legislation to make helmets mandatory for all cyclists 0 None
2004-06-02 Are older drivers really as dangerous on the roads as we are led to believe? 0 None
2004-06-02 Pollution can contribute to the development of cardiovascular diseases 0 None
2004-06-02 Seniors take up Medicare-approved drug discount card in mass 0 None
2004-06-02 Men and women at equal lung cancer risk from smoking 0 None
2004-06-02 First Consulting Group announces expansion of relationship with AstraZeneca 0 None
2004-06-02 How to safely look at Venus passing across the face of the Sun 0 None
2004-06-02 Closed door session on genetically modified (GM) foods 0 None
2004-06-02 Reiner Center for Behavioral and Psychosomatic Medicine 0 None
2004-06-02 Cigarette smoke transforms healthy saliva into a deadly cocktail 0 None
2004-06-02 20 cancer survivors, loved ones and experts to join Lance Armstrong in raising cance awareness 0 None
2004-06-01 FDA revises guidance on reprocessing of single-use devices 0 None
2004-06-01 Patients prescribed medication for long term illness rapidly stop taking their medicines 0 None
2004-06-01 Health Canada serious warning against use of Thermonex capsules 0 None
2004-06-01 Surprising levels of mercury in Cincinnati's Brood-X cicadas 0 None
2004-06-01 Thirty-five countries now face serious food shortages 0 None
2004-06-01 China alone has nearly one-third of the world's smokers 0 None
2004-06-01 NSW, Australia smoking ban on the cards 0 None
2004-06-01 Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo will affect HIV patients 0 None
2004-06-01 The new European Health Insurance Card explained 0 None
2004-06-01 Being tired can be as bad as being drunk when driving 1 None
2004-06-01 Louise Redknapp and Ronan Keating on cancer and how it affected them 0 None
2004-06-01 Mothercare, John Lewis and Argos worst stores in UK for dangerous chemicals 0 None
2004-06-01 FIT Biotech is the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2004 European Excellence in Technology Award 0 None
2004-06-01 WHO launches this year's campaign for World No Tobacco Day 0 None
2004-05-31 Atkins high-fat-low-carbohydrate diet may have caused severe heart disease 0 None
2004-05-31 Higher rate of cancer in meat industry 0 None
2004-05-31 Vermont announces free or discounted nicotine patches and gum 0 None
2004-05-31 Autodesk engineering solution addresses healthcare design challenges 0 None
2004-05-31 NHS 24 appears to have improved out-of-hours medical care in Scotland 0 None
2004-05-31 Most Americans are not meeting their dietary needs for calcium 0 None
2004-05-31 BMA calls for action to safeguard the health of air passengers 0 None
2004-05-31 Call for Western Australian government to introduce tough legislation to discourage smoking 0 None
2004-05-30 England has witnessed the fastest growth in obesity in Europe 0 4
2004-05-30 Smoking a lot more harmful than previously thought 0 None
2004-05-30 New assistance grants to help people with disabilities 0 None
2004-05-30 Fruit pies have been found to contain mould 0 None
2004-05-30 AMA call for Australian government to stop playing politics with health 0 None
2004-05-30 New Australian after hours bulk billing medical centres 0 None
2004-05-28 Australian government programs help improve Indigenous eye health 0 None
2004-05-27 Global warming will increase malnutrition and outbreaks of infectious diseases 0 2
2004-05-27 Concealment by British American tobacco industries 0 None
2004-05-27 Tobacco-related illnesses costs Ilinois $6.7 billion annually 0 None
2004-05-27 A third of U.S. adults use some form of complementary and alternative medicine 0 None
2004-05-27 FDA final ruling on Bioterrorism Act 0 None
2004-05-27 Training in chronic care medicine is poor 0 None
2004-05-27 New interactive on-line medical liability crisis map of the United States 0 None
2004-05-27 Obesity a priority says UK Health Secretary 0 None
2004-05-27 Canada and U.S adopt the Global Solar Ultraviolet (UV) Index 0 None
2004-05-27 Australian cricketers have had their muscles scanned by researchers to prevent muscle deterioration and injury 0 None
2004-05-27 Texas Department of Health has completed testing for lead in Mexican candy 0 None
2004-05-27 Inadequate hospital staffing affecting death rates in the birthing unit 0 None
2004-05-27 Australian university offers free Chinese medicine treatment 0 None
2004-05-27 Olympic organizers and world pharmaceutical representatives agree on working hours 0 None
2004-05-27 Discovery may help to define the limits for life on Earth, as well as elsewhere in the universe 0 None
2004-05-27 17,000 immigrant children and parents in Washington state have lost public health coverage 0 None
2004-05-27 UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity 0 None
2004-05-27 HEABC reaches agreement with Nurses 0 None
2004-05-27 BUPA calls for better measurement of healthcare outcomes 0 None
2004-05-27 Concerns over obesity will be addressed in the UK government's Public Health White Paper 0 None
2004-05-26 Outlaw teen sexuality! 0 1
2004-05-26 Future astronauts will have to do a lot more than simply pedalling an exercise bike to stay healthy in space 0 None
2004-05-26 Ancient DNA answers questions from the past 0 None
2004-05-26 Nelson Mandela backs call for equality amongst disabled people 0 None
2004-05-26 Atkins announces new low-carbohydrate frozen pizzas 0 None
2004-05-26 Level of smoking by undergraduate female nursing students is higher than that of the general population 0 None
2004-05-26 New software that combines assessment and exercise prescription for people undergoing hydrotherapy 0 None
2004-05-25 Leading American and Russian endocrinologists hold joint meeting 0 None
2004-05-25 Need to determine if black cohosh can improve the quality of people’s lives as some claim 0 None
2004-05-25 New International Portal for Food Safety, Animal and Plant Health 0 None
2004-05-25 Global food and soft drinks industries must demonstrate their commitment towards promoting the health and wellbeing of their consumers 0 None
2004-05-25 $498 million to strengthen response to bioterror attacks, infectious diseases, and natural disasters 0 None
2004-05-25 Wyeth to seek rehearing of court ruling 0 None
2004-05-25 Speakers will predict the future of where the field of cancer diagnosis and treatment is going in the next ten years 0 None
2004-05-25 Researchers dedicated to improving the health of all New Zealanders now have a new home 0 None
2004-05-25 Health-care providers can now review and update immunization records for patients online 0 None
2004-05-25 Research suggests a connection between drinking tea regularly and a variety of potential health benefits 0 5
2004-05-25 UK Research and teaching in medical schools under threat 0 None
2004-05-24 Quality of life for terminally ill hospital patients could be improved with better management 0 None
2004-05-24 Basketball enthusiasts are on a losing streak when it comes to sleep 0 None
2004-05-24 New York landlords urged to help prevent deaths and injuries from window falls 0 None
2004-05-24 Florida to be focus of Federal effort to address mental illness stigma 0 None
2004-05-24 Combination drug therapies targeting brain region that controls addiction significantly reduces cocaine use in primates 0 None
2004-05-24 Compound Cilantro found in salsa kills harmful Salmonella bacteria 0 5
2004-05-24 New series of clinical standards to diagnose heart attacks 0 None
2004-05-24 Racial differences in treatment of back pain 0 None
2004-05-24 Drivers and passengers can cut their risk of dying in a crash by half simply by buckling up 0 None
2004-05-24 Diet is responsible for up to 80,000 cases of cancer each year in the UK 0 None
2004-05-24 Call to bring cancer genomics from the lab bench into large-scale clinical trials 0 None
2004-05-24 Cancer Research UK's views on national bowel screening programme 0 None
2004-05-24 Reversing medical brain drain in New Zealand 0 None
2004-05-24 New AMA guide - Adults Only Vaccination: A Step-by-Step Guide 0 None
2004-05-24 Statewide education organizations weigh-in on Medicaid lawsuit against ODJFS 0 None
2004-05-24 Cosmetic surgery reality shows send a dangerous message to viewers 0 None
2004-05-24 Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights files complaints against air filtration companies 0 None
2004-05-23 UnitedHealth Group announces formation of new European health care company 0 None
2004-05-23 Canadian healthcare policy under the microscope 0 None
2004-05-23 Writers, scientists, ethicists and medical practitioners explore our obsession with physical perfection 0 None
2004-05-22 Increases in co-payments may reduce the use of medications 0 None
2004-05-22 WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases 0 None
2004-05-22 World health officials adopt global health strategy 0 None
2004-05-21 FDA issues gastrointestinal illness alert regarding raw basil in Texas and Illinois 0 None
2004-05-21 Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used 0 None
2004-05-20 Health Canada to tackle human health impacts of air pollution 0 None
2004-05-20 Nearly a quarter of all violent crimes are committed by people who seriously misuse alcohol or drugs 0 None
2004-05-20 20 percent of all black men born from 1965 through 1969 had served time in prison 0 None
2004-05-20 Craig Fuller of NACDS testifies on Medicare-approved drug discount card program 0 None
2004-05-20 No justification for claims that cleaning and hygiene contribute to an increase in allergies 0 None
2004-05-20 Chloropropanols in Australian meat products 0 None
2004-05-20 FDA finalizes new rule on donor eligibility for human tissues and cells 0 None
2004-05-20 CMS announces jump in number of hospitals reporting quality care data 0 None
2004-05-20 Public health groups strongly support bipartisan FDA tobacco legislation 0 None
2004-05-20 Britain a nation of binge drinkers 0 None
2004-05-20 Tories call for Labour apology on wasted public health funds 0 None
2004-05-20 Department of Health's review of NHS hopes to reduce bureaucracy 0 None
2004-05-20 Australian government puts it on the record that prices of prescription medicines will not rise as a result of the Free Trade Agreement with the United States 0 None
2004-05-19 Damaged metal halide lamps can cause sunburn 0 None
2004-05-19 $600 credit and discounts help low income Medicare beneficiaries 0 None
2004-05-19 Boston Medical Center awarded grant to support breastfeeding 0 None
2004-05-19 Pharmacist convicted of distribution of pseudoephedrine to manufacture methamphetamine 0 5
2004-05-19 Royal Society warns bureaucracy is hampering British scientists 0 None
2004-05-19 Genome Quebec Innovation Centre has announced the signing of a service agreement with GenoMed 0 None
2004-05-19 New book highlights pros and cons of medical use of cannabis 0 None
2004-05-19 Centre for Life opens with the UK’s first two human embryonic stem cell lines 0 None
2004-05-19 $1.5 billion annual cost of surgical site infections can be reduced 0 None
2004-05-19 Survey shows chicken popular with low-carbohydrate dieters 0 None
2004-05-19 Survey of sulphur dioxide in soft drinks 0 None
2004-05-19 CMS to take steps to protect the Medicare-approved Discount Drug Card Program from fraud 0 None
2004-05-19 CMS will undertake pilot program to determine the effectiveness of the voluntary compliance programs used by many hospitals 0 None
2004-05-18 To sleep… 0 None
2004-05-18 The UK Health Protection Agency has issued symptom-based clinical action cards to all GPs in England to help them recognise unusual symptoms 0 None
2004-05-18 Benitec acquires Avocel to focus on rapid development of hepatitis C therapeutics 0 None
2004-05-18 Patients and health professionals believe that the UK's NHS is getting better 0 None
2004-05-18 Man with long career of impersonating doctor sentenced to an additional 10 years in prison 0 5
2004-05-17 HHS launches new web pilot project for consumer health information 0 None
2004-05-17 British cancer charities call for improved lung cancer care 0 None
2004-05-17 Steps to tackle bed-blocking have led to a big reduction in delayed discharges 0 None
2004-05-17 New joint UK-Slovak health collaboration 0 None
2004-05-17 The Australian Medical Association (WA) today slammed proposed changes to Workers Compensation legislation 0 None
2004-05-17 New website for oral cancer prevention and detection 0 None
2004-05-17 Managing large numbers of patients from mass casualty incidents 0 None
2004-05-17 One person per week dies in British hospitality industry from passive smoking 0 None
2004-05-17 International plan to rid the world of dirty dozen most toxic chemicals known to humankind 0 None
2004-05-17 New British firework laws aim to kerb injuries 0 None
2004-05-17 Australian graduate views drugs and crime from safety of laboratory 0 None
2004-05-17 Stability in the Australian private health sector 0 None
2004-05-16 Higher rate of cardiac complications from smallpox vaccinations for US military 0 None
2004-05-15 CDC announces new goals and organizational structure 0 None
2004-05-15 Researcher has learned how to maximize the cancer-fighting power of broccoli 0 None
2004-05-15 Canada announces new HIV/AIDS funding of $84.4 million annually 0 None
2004-05-15 NASA and Stanford to develop technologies for physiological monitoring of humans 0 None
2004-05-15 Poll finds alcohol and drug addiction has impacted the lives of 63 percent of Americans 0 None
2004-05-15 Ireland's new European health insurance card 0 None
2004-05-15 Lockheed Martin has won a $47.8 million DoD military health contract 0 None
2004-05-15 America’s patients and physicians one step closer to relief from the current broken medical liability system 0 None
2004-05-15 Health care status in the United States leaves 44 million children, women and men without health insurance 0 None
2004-05-15 West Nile virus found in Arizona 0 None
2004-05-15 John Kerry says families are being squeezed by the high cost of health care 0 None
2004-05-14 World Health Assembly set to tackle HIV/AIDS, SARS, the global strategy on diet, physical activity and health 0 None
2004-05-14 Interacting and petting animals creates a hormonal response in humans that can help fight depression 0 None
2004-05-14 New designer steroid discovered in anonymously provided syringe 0 None
2004-05-14 Largest annual rise of birth rates in Britain since 1979 0 None
2004-05-14 British GPs will be able to charge overseas visitors 0 None
2004-05-14 Should drug users and their families be trained in basic resuscitation methods? 0 None
2004-05-14 UK Government running out of excuses for not acting to implement a ban on smoking in public places 0 None
2004-05-14 End-of-life options for seriously ill patients have improved considerably, but still have a ways ago 0 None
2004-05-14 Americans spend more on health care but feel worse 0 None
2004-05-14 Patients say that the medical information online is more useful than that of their clinicians 0 None
2004-05-14 Five million village doctors in rural China to be re-trained 0 None
2004-05-14 Training and flexibility the key to retaining rural doctors 0 None
2004-05-14 Project to develop air quality management system for a healthy, comfortable and safe in-vehicle environment 0 None
2004-05-13 Patients still prefer doctors to wear white coats 0 None
2004-05-12 Canada updates Quarantine Act 0 None
2004-05-12 100,000 fewer New Yorkers smoking 0 None
2004-05-12 Major flaws in the Australian Government’s plan to force doctors to work in certain areas 0 None
2004-05-12 Leading experts to shed light on controversial testosterone therapy treatment 0 None
2004-05-12 Psychologists discover how we read people's minds 0 5
2004-05-12 DEFRA has published a review of the environmental and health effects of municipal waste management 0 None
2004-05-12 Baby food companies to be exposed as international monitors present evidence at UK Parliament 0 None
2004-05-11 Sharing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data is quickly becoming a reality 0 None
2004-05-11 Compound found in the peels of citrus fruit can potentially lower cholesterol more effectively than prescription drugs 0 5
2004-05-11 CMS proposed rule that would increase payments to acute care hospitals 0 None
2004-05-11 United States signs Tobacco Control Treaty 0 None
2004-05-11 CMS announces 2005 Medicare Advantage payment rates 0 None
2004-05-11 The British Home Secretary has called on police to renew efforts to tackle drug abuse 0 None
2004-05-11 NHS trainees get childcare help 0 None
2004-05-11 GenoMed adds to management team 0 None
2004-05-11 Online Chinese medicine guide being developed 0 None
2004-05-11 Substance misuse an increasing problem on acute psychiatric wards in Glasgow 0 None
2004-05-11 Young entrepreneur will import low cost, high quality cosmetic surgical products from China 0 None
2004-05-11 Low-level personnel un-trained in decision-making end up making discretionary medical choices 0 None
2004-05-11 Tips on getting a good nights kip 0 None
2004-05-11 Critical moment in the history of HIV/AIDS, more money, more political will, more deaths 0 None
2004-05-11 Australia's CSIRO gets $1.7 billion of funding over next 3 years 0 None
2004-05-11 Finland is the first country to make a nationwide commitment to Open Access 0 None
2004-05-11 Australian Federal Budget prepares for emerging health challenges 0 None
2004-05-11 Australian Government outlines measures to reduce the red tape burden on GPs 0 None
2004-05-11 American Lung Association welcomes EPA nonroad diesel rule 0 None
2004-05-11 Telecare and telemedicine services seen as solution for long-term care of elderly or vulnerable people 0 None
2004-05-11 BT and Intelligence Agency launch eye-opening report on UK care ethic 0 None
2004-05-11 Country Industry Forecast - European Union Healthcare Industry 0 None
2004-05-11 Three people arrested for health insurance fraud 0 None
2004-05-10 Two serious birth defects in the U. S. are on the decline 0 None
2004-05-10 BMA race discrimination case withdrawn by five applicants 0 None
2004-05-10 Magazine features that claim to list the nation’s healthiest cities should be viewed with some skepticism 0 None
2004-05-10 X-rays and scans to be stored and mailed electronically across NHS 0 None
2004-05-10 Europe-wide network fighting heart disease 0 None
2004-05-10 Australia's aged population is increasing faster than the government realises 0 None
2004-05-10 50 Fortune 500 companies join forces to give four million uninsured working Americans access to affordable health insurance 0 None
2004-05-10 Soybeans may reduce the risk of colon cancer 0 None
2004-05-10 All Black urges allergy sufferers to play it safe 0 None
2004-05-08 Support for securing health insurance for all Americans 0 None
2004-05-08 Health Canada is reminding Canadians about the potential hazards of items sold at garage sales 0 None
2004-05-08 Reports of actor trying to break HIV quarantine 0 None
2004-05-08 Most soaps and household cleaners will remove enough peanut allergen 0 None
2004-05-08 Paul Martin has been accussed of hypocrisy for pushing public health care in Canada 0 None
2004-05-08 Measurable improvements in productivity throughout the NHS 0 None
2004-05-08 Burundi population deprived of healthcare 0 None
2004-05-08 Update AIDS Quarantine list 0 4.5
2004-05-08 BMA warns future doctors face training chaos 0 None
2004-05-08 Low fat/high carb eating plan is not bad for good cholesterol 0 None
2004-05-08 66 percent of adults never talked to their mothers about heart disease 0 None
2004-05-08 Man who deliberately infected two female tourists with HIV was refused bail 0 None
2004-05-08 Poor diet and lack of exercise targeted by UK government 0 None
2004-05-08 Retrial for grievous biological harm HIV case 0 None
2004-05-07 British man charged for contaminating baby formula with boric acid 0 None
2004-05-07 Mad cow sent to slaughterhouse 0 None
2004-05-07 HHS pushes Medicare-approved drug discount cards on mothers day 0 None
2004-05-07 Lab calibration errors may add $199 million to U.S. health care costs 0 None
2004-05-07 Gambling increases level of brain chemical 0 5
2004-05-07 Britain debates whether to create DNA registry of newborn babies 0 None
2004-05-07 New NHS report suggests improvement 0 None
2004-05-06 Graduate program to address US nursing shortage 0 None
2004-05-06 Scottish health professionals tackle problems of obesity 0 2
2004-05-06 Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin warned of Giant African Snails 0 None
2004-05-06 Computer games help raise self-esteem 0 None
2004-05-06 Afro-Americans with high blood pressure have double the risk of enlarged heart 0 None
2004-05-06 Despite spending more for health care, Americans do not have the best medical care in the world 0 None
2004-05-06 The First International Congress on Antioxidant Methods 0 None
2004-05-06 New Yorkers less likely to fall from buildings 0 None
2004-05-06 AIDS nursing homes to get better Medicare deal 0 None
2004-05-06 Varying degree of care shown across UK hospitals for cases of self harm 0 None
2004-05-06 UK Government requests public consultation on diet and fitness 0 None
2004-05-06 7 health workers face firing squad after being detained for over 5 years 0 None
2004-05-06 Experts conclude plans to control zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans 0 None
2004-05-06 Weight loss and exercise regime helps osteoarthritis 0 None
2004-05-06 Australian Government has provided $200 million over seven years to independent medical research 0 None
2004-05-05 Blueprint for people who are acutely ill 0 None
2004-05-05 NBC's Friends stars present $1 million donation to American Red Cross 0 None
2004-05-05 Physician training should include general geriatric medicine principles and specialty specific topics related to ageing 0 None
2004-05-05 NHS Trusts must avoid complacency 0 None
2004-05-05 Indiana awards over $220,000 across state to increase physical activity this summer 0 None
2004-05-05 Thomson launches new online medical education portal 0 None
2004-05-05 FDA to improve access to health information for Hispanic communities 0 None
2004-05-05 Trial tests treatment of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia 0 None
2004-05-05 Californian Chinese community health summit 0 None
2004-05-05 ASTRO holds first legislative training program in Washington, D.C. 0 None
2004-05-05 IT has the power to transform the pharmaceutical industry 0 None
2004-05-05 Australian expansion of school-based Meningococcal C Vaccination program 0 None
2004-05-05 New Medicare funded health check for indigenous Australians 0 None
2004-05-05 New York health department issues advisory on gonorrhea 0 None
2004-05-05 New Yorkers reminded to practice good asthma management 0 None
2004-05-04 African American and Asian American patients are less likely than whites to turn to a medical specialist 0 None
2004-05-04 Researchers develop low-carb corn with enhanced protein and oil 0 None
2004-05-04 A one-stop technology show for the visually impaired 0 None
2004-05-04 Adult marijuana abuse increased during 1990's 0 None
2004-05-04 New hope for advances in treatment methods for AIDS, Alzheimer's and age-related blindness 0 None
2004-05-04 Almost half of the heart failure outpatients given standard questionnaires scored as being depressed 0 None
2004-05-04 Genetics centre to train NHS staff 1 None
2004-05-03 AIDS group backs testing and increased regulation of Los Angeles area bathhouses 0 None
2004-05-03 Ministers adopt new Canadian policy on doping in sport 0 None
2004-05-03 US National HIV Testing Day on 27th June 2004 0 None
2004-05-03 New research shows public health consequences of 9/11 disaster 0 None
2004-05-03 MSF distributes medical supplies to hospitals as violence continues in troubled Indonesian city of Ambon 0 None
2004-05-03 Substance use disorders don’t discriminate by age 0 None
2004-05-03 Australia’s first Health and Productivity Research Centre 0 None
2004-05-03 Iraqi Freedom low casualty rates compared with other recent conflicts 0 None
2004-05-02 NHS helps older people to improve health 0 None
2004-05-02 Condom labeling highlighted in view of recent HIV scare in US porn industry 0 None
2004-05-01 University of Washington's physician practice plans have reached a settlement with the federal government 0 None
2004-05-01 Bush on healthcare 0 None
2004-05-01 Dean of Columbia's dental school has issued a "call to action" on geriatric oral health 0 None
2004-05-01 Males and females respond differently to brain injury 0 None
2004-05-01 Microwave manufacturers left with egg on their faces 0 None
2004-05-01 3rd HIV case in US adult movie industry 0 5
2004-04-30 A test that examines facial weakness, arm weakness and speech disturbance allows paramedics to quickly and accurately identify stroke 0 None
2004-04-30 San Diego State University has suspended Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity for hazing 0 None
2004-04-30 Ireland considers emergency helicopter medical service 0 None
2004-04-30 UK, skin cancer specialists to check out moles 0 None
2004-04-30 Elderly black male cancer patients stay in hospital longer than white 0 None
2004-04-30 Sainsbury's potato chips cause allergic reactions 0 None
2004-04-30 Funding for new biomaterials for spinal disc repair and regeneration 0 5
2004-04-30 Telemedicine focus of symposium "Future Directions for Telemedicine" 0 None
2004-04-30 Long term soy diet can make a monkey agro' 0 None
2004-04-30 Stroke warning signs and risk factor recognition 0 None
2004-04-29 9-11 commission presented with recommendation on emergency preparedness 0 None
2004-04-29 Health Canada urges Canadians to protect against West Nile Virus 0 None
2004-04-29 Is there a north-south divide in social class inequalities in health in Great Britain? 0 None
2004-04-29 Researchers develop hinged figure skate prevent to joint injuries 0 None
2004-04-29 Vaccination Week in the Americas in full swing 0 None
2004-04-29 Ecstasy or MDMA damages specific neurons in the brain 0 None
2004-04-29 British summer of sport starts to tackle obesity 0 None
2004-04-29 Britain's unemployed people will get the chance to work in the NHS as part of a new initiative 0 None
2004-04-29 British health care workers soon to tap into on-line learning material 0 None
2004-04-29 People infected with anthrax continued to report health problems, poor life adjustment, and psychological distress 0 None
2004-04-29 British government warns couch potatoes 0 None
2004-04-29 Could Britain follow California and New York by going smoke free 0 None
2004-04-29 Quarter of hospitals unlikely to comply safely with European Working Time Directive 0 None
2004-04-29 Actress Teri Garr named as multiple sclerosis national chair women 0 None
2004-04-29 Food Standards Agency Wales is developing a nutrition network 0 None
2004-04-29 Body repositioning is highly effective in resolving dizziness 0 None
2004-04-29 Vocal surgery is now available to maintain performance level of the singing voice 0 5
2004-04-28 Lean beef good for teenagers 0 None
2004-04-28 Canada kicks off National Immunization Awareness Week 0 None
2004-04-28 Study finds America’s hospital emergency rooms are overcrowded with patients 0 None
2004-04-28 Measles and malnutrition increasing in Sudan 0 None
2004-04-28 McMaster’s is helping raise awareness of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring. 0 None
2004-04-28 Medicare triples customer phone support 0 None
2004-04-28 John Reid reaffirms British Government’s commitment to tackling health inequalities 0 None
2004-04-28 Launch of first national multicultural diabetes prevention campaign 0 None
2004-04-28 On-line laboratory auctioneer receives $1 Million US in bids in a single day 0 None
2004-04-28 Serious allergic reactions in cancer patients require expert intervention 0 None
2004-04-28 Sprouts and broccoli may reduce risk of high blood pressure 1 None
2004-04-28 British doctors say 40% or 9 million sick notes are suspect each year 0 None
2004-04-28 AGT Biosciences Limited and ChemGenex Therapeutics today announced merger agreement 0 None
2004-04-27 New UK guidelines for the management of insomnia 0 None
2004-04-27 McGreevey signs landmark legislation designed to improve patient safety 0 None
2004-04-27 Pennsylvania's restaurants, stadiums, bars and supermarkets are adjusting to revised food safety requirements 0 None
2004-04-27 ESA launches mission for health 0 None
2004-04-27 California has set a public health goal for arsenic levels in drinking water 0 None
2004-04-27 UK, new guides help people with learning disabilities live more independently in the community 0 None
2004-04-27 Hand surgeons warn of gardening dangers 0 None
2004-04-27 Britain wheezes at bottom of European lung league 0 None
2004-04-27 Morning cough six times more likely to disappear if you stop smoking 0 5
2004-04-27 How clean are your lungs? 0 None
2004-04-27 Quality of dietary fat is associated with allergies 0 None
2004-04-27 Sleep apnoea and obesity 0 None
2004-04-27 Irish minister launches Heart Foundation´s conference on salt, functional foods and heart health 0 None
2004-04-27 Compulsory community treatment orders (CTOs) alone do not reduce admissions to psychiatric hospital 0 None
2004-04-27 Biological bandages are being successfully used to treat patients with severe burns 0 4
2004-04-27 Illinois, hospital beds and other health care services to be monitored 0 None
2004-04-27 Landscape architects brighten life of elderly patients with schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-04-27 Ageing population no burden to the future rich 0 None
2004-04-27 Upsurge in people with mental illness seeking treatment in emergency departments is taking toll on patient care 0 None
2004-04-26 UK moves towards controversial 'biometric' passports 0 None
2004-04-26 Experts call for better support and understanding of asthma 0 None
2004-04-26 Safer flooring lowers risk of hip fracture 0 None
2004-04-26 The FDA is issuing a proposed rule covering the use of private sampling services and laboratories in connection with imported food 0 None
2004-04-26 St. Francis uses latest technology to comfort surgery patients 0 None
2004-04-26 New Saint Louis University research sheds light on how obesity occurs 0 None
2004-04-26 Irish minister empowers nurses and midwives 0 None
2004-04-26 UK Healthcare workers have new charitable way to protect adults and children with learning disabilities from abuse 0 None
2004-04-26 UK, Millions of people are set to become healthcare experts in their own home 0 None
2004-04-26 John Reid emphasises importance of diversity in the NHS 0 None
2004-04-26 Leading experts to debate controversial issues over IVF and infertility treatment 0 None
2004-04-26 UK Government ignoring scientific concerns over proposed Human Tissue Bill 0 None
2004-04-26 Pentagon tests breakthrough system to detect airborne toxins 0 None
2004-04-26 Diets like Atkins could help prevent Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and Parkinson's disease 0 None
2004-04-26 Over 1 million abortion-rights supporters flooded the national capital 0 None
2004-04-26 Health care workers in BC are on strike to protect health care 0 None
2004-04-26 Polio victory remembered on 50th anniversary of Salk Vaccine field trials 0 None
2004-04-25 US airport screening in question after health and screening issues 0 None
2004-04-25 Health Ministers’ meeting in Canberra, health reform 0 None
2004-04-25 Health Canada funds HIV/AIDS project for Aboriginal communities in Montreal 0 None
2004-04-25 Deakin University has been given World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre status 0 None
2004-04-24 Paul Newman urges Princeton to stop tradition of alcohol abuse in honour of his name 0 None
2004-04-24 Sleepwalking into our technological future 0 None
2004-04-24 Eating unpasteurized raw oysters is a bad idea anytime 0 None
2004-04-24 Taiwan raises SARS level to CODE RED 0 None
2004-04-24 Elderly patient dies from the wrong drug 0 None
2004-04-23 WHO calls for Sudan humanitarian assistance 0 None
2004-04-23 Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas 0 None
2004-04-23 Scientists have developed a better form of omega-3 fish oil 0 None
2004-04-23 Respiratory syncytial virus, a common cold virus, can act as a 'hit and hide' virus 0 None
2004-04-23 Skin cancer is now the UK's most common cancer in both men and women 0 None
2004-04-23 Leading cancer care charity Macmillan Cancer Relief is once again rated most effective charity at campaigning by MPs 0 None
2004-04-23 Dance Marathon to commit $10 million for new pediatric cancer pavilion 0 None
2004-04-23 The April 2004 issue of Otolaryngology focuses on head and neck surgery 0 None
2004-04-23 Palliative care improvements needed in Australia 0 None
2004-04-23 GSK and WHO collaborate to fight malaria 0 None
2004-04-23 Improving eye care with telemedicine 0 None
2004-04-23 The Alzheimer's Society launch lesbian and gay network 0 None
2004-04-23 Hepatitis B vaccination for inmates 0 None
2004-04-23 Public-health experts caution that the widening of the EU could have adverse effects on public health 0 None
2004-04-23 Prominent ASTRO member appointed to APC panel 0 None
2004-04-22 Commons urged to support palliative care financially 0 None
2004-04-22 Socially deprived individuals are 44% more likely to develop heart failure 0 None
2004-04-22 Organ donation bill signed into law 0 None
2004-04-22 HHS approves first-ever multi-state purchasing pools for Medicaid drug programs 0 None
2004-04-22 Lansche family endows distinguished chair in ophthalmology 0 None
2004-04-22 Food Standards Agency Scotland today outlined its main strategies for improving Scotland's diet. 0 None
2004-04-22 Statement on patient safety principles for office-based surgery 0 None
2004-04-22 Alzheimer Society of Canada new Alzheimer fact sheet 0 None
2004-04-22 Some mental health and learning disability nurses are too ready to restrain patients 0 None
2004-04-22 Adult ADHD screening in New York 0 None
2004-04-22 Doctors from the University of Edinburgh and local intensive care units have linked to fight an antibiotic-resistant infection which attacks some hospital patients. 0 None
2004-04-22 Resolution of US-Chinese cosmetics mad cow disease issue 0 None
2004-04-21 Teenagers being bombarded by alchohol advertising 0 None
2004-04-21 PAHO's revolving fund for immunization 0 None
2004-04-21 Pierre Pettigrew outlines plan of action for health care reforms 0 None
2004-04-21 Coalition forms to promote 75 cent tobacco tax increase 0 None
2004-04-21 The Alzheimer's Society receives lottery money for stem cell research 0 None
2004-04-21 Major changes at NHS as private sector taps into British health care 0 None
2004-04-20 Surviving pneumonia may only provide a short-term lease on a future healthy life 0 None
2004-04-20 Cardiac Science receives warning from FDA 0 None
2004-04-20 Healthy lifestyle program to help combat obesity in children and adolescents 0 None
2004-04-20 UK's NHS selects Health Language for IT healthcare solution 0 None
2004-04-20 HHS Launches Organ Donation Education Program for High School Students 0 None
2004-04-20 Hospitals Reclassified Under Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act 0 None
2004-04-20 Preventing antimicrobial resistance among long-term care residents 0 None
2004-04-20 The AMA Foundation is expanding its campaign to improve health literacy 0 None
2004-04-20 Dietary supplement may improve immune function in the elderly 0 None
2004-04-20 Pfizer donates £1 million Brighton and Sussex Medical School 0 None
2004-04-20 John Hutton today launched the national roll out of an online recruitment service for the NHS 0 None
2004-04-20 Scientists to reveal how Olympic success can be engineered 0 None
2004-04-20 Likely closure of Queen Mother's Maternity Hospital 0 None
2004-04-19 More useful plants may blossom from gene discoveries 0 None
2004-04-19 The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association announce anti-fraud efforts 0 None
2004-04-19 World expert speaks on bioterrorism and emerging infections 0 None
2004-04-19 Link between anti-aging and swimming 0 None
2004-04-19 FDA announces science-based approach to protecting Americans from unsafe dietary supplements 0 None
2004-04-19 Managing lactose intolerance 1 None
2004-04-19 Proteomics helps fight colon cancer 0 None
2004-04-19 Office surgery safety breakthrough 0 None
2004-04-19 Chinese mushrooms can improve physical well-being 0 None
2004-04-19 Knitting could alleviate major trauma effects 0 None
2004-04-18 Canadians happy to donate body parts 0 None
2004-04-18 Atkin's pushing new corporate image 0 None
2004-04-18 76 million people get sick in US, 300,000 are hospitalized, and 5,000 die from foodborne illness 0 None
2004-04-18 Back-pain sufferers cost US more than $100 billion annually 0 5
2004-04-18 Newborn lambs’ central heating system could aid fat busting in humans 0 None
2004-04-18 Lung cancer varies between men and women 0 None
2004-04-17 4% of Dutch doctors providing more than just medical advice 0 None
2004-04-17 Omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood improve brain function 0 None
2004-04-17 First IVF embryo research licenses issued in Australia 0 None
2004-04-16 Mayo Clinic debunks myths cancer myths 0 None
2004-04-16 Alzheimer Association responds to April 16 Wall Street Journal article 0 None
2004-04-16 Homosexual movie industry unaffected by HIV scare 0 None
2004-04-16 Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin pledges health care push 0 None
2004-04-16 Tibetan yoga helps cancer and insomnia 0 None
2004-04-16 Delirium in ICU patients a predictor of mortality 0 None
2004-04-16 Scientists will debate E.coli and the adaption by micro-organisms to modern day drugs 0 None
2004-04-16 Use of acute services by patients who die in NHS hospitals does not increase with age according to new research 0 None
2004-04-16 There is more to beauty than meets the stranger's eye 0 5
2004-04-16 Older people are NOT a huge burden on health services 0 None
2004-04-16 Weak UK government alcohol report pulls its punches 0 None
2004-04-16 Secrets of the human body unveiled at new museum 0 None
2004-04-16 Microbiologists have characterised the DNA in bacteria responsible for vomiting 0 5
2004-04-16 Risks of animal-human cross infection from food consumption "wolf nipple chips anyone" 0 None
2004-04-16 Bad hygiene may be good for you 0 5
2004-04-16 Citrus soda culprit in patient’s medical mystery 0 None
2004-04-16 Cleaning up after major dirty bomb attack 0 None
2004-04-16 Teenager smoking on the rise 0 None
2004-04-15 Big Mac a day keeps the doctor away 0 None
2004-04-14 Don't let the bed bugs bite 0 None
2004-04-14 Nurses to be given more prescribing powers 0 None
2004-04-14 Autism Associations shows CDC and FDA to be negligent 0 None
2004-04-14 Australian health heavyweight moves into China 0 None
2004-04-14 First Lady to help hispanic kids kick the habit 0 None
2004-04-14 Food agency responds to egg debacle 0 None
2004-04-14 Houston blows poor air not just hot air 0 None
2004-04-14 Lung tumor therapies improved by combining scanning technologies 0 None
2004-04-14 Alzheimer fact sheet released 0 None
2004-04-14 Health Canada funds HIV/AIDS project 0 None
2004-04-14 Cancer rates have decreased in men and remained stable in women 0 None
2004-04-14 A new system of health and wellbeing 0 None
2004-04-13 Gamma Phi Beta sorority issue apology 0 None
2004-04-13 Iowa Senate passes $250,000 limit on medical liability damages 0 None
2004-04-13 Spike TV launches men's health campaign with National Medical Association 0 None
2004-04-13 More Americans allergic to seafood than any other food 0 None
2004-04-13 Foreign drug repackager complies with FDA order 0 None
2004-04-13 FDA makes moves to block foreign drug imports 0 None
2004-04-13 New government drug testing rules include hair 0 None
2004-04-13 Shoulder to cry on best answer for low mood 0 None
2004-04-13 UK Health Minister joins top chef to taste-test hospital food 0 None
2004-04-13 Vision loss from eye diseases will increase as Americans age 0 None
2004-04-13 Mercy Hospital opens new cardiovascular catheterization laboratory 0 None
2004-04-13 Coronary stent drives Johnson & Johnson to record profits 0 None
2004-04-13 More doctors, better care, faster access 0 None
2004-04-13 Allergies cost UK £1 billion per annum 0 None
2004-04-13 Manchester - Rise in Stranger Homicides not Linked to Mental Illness 0 None
2004-04-13 New York City and FEMA finalize health insurance agreement 0 None
2004-04-12 Lecture will explore the visual world of the newborn 0 None
2004-04-12 Screening for alcohol problems in hospitals needs improvement 0 None
2004-04-12 Sorority members were urged to lie about their health 0 None
2004-04-12 San Diego seawater contains neurotoxin that can poison human consumers of shellfish 0 None
2004-04-12 Continuous insulin monitoring does not raise hospital costs 0 None
2004-04-12 Vision loss in over 40's is becoming a major public health problem 0 None
2004-04-12 AMA tackles health literacy 0 None
2004-04-12 Household molds trigger allergic rhinitis 0 3
2004-04-12 $4.5 million overweight and obesity prevention initiative launched 0 None
2004-04-12 Green tea helps kill cells of the most common leukemia 0 None
2004-04-11 Birth of First Deadly Jellyfish In Captivity Could Lead To Anti-Venom 0 None
2004-04-11 Why business is bad for your health 0 None
2004-04-11 Sponsors of Medicare-approved discount cards will begin marketing their cards 0 None
2004-04-11 FDA claims high levels of lead in Mexican candy 0 None
2004-04-10 Government warns medicare drug card sponsors 0 None
2004-04-10 Texan health care deficit of $582 million 0 None
2004-04-10 Australian symposium on stroke and head injury 0 None
2004-04-09 New database for U.S. makers of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical devices 0 None
2004-04-08 New AMA guide on treating foodborne illness 0 None
2004-04-07 Shunning shoulder pain can cause more damage in the long run 0 1
2004-04-07 Pharmacopeia announces that proposed spin-off of Pharmacopeia Drug Discovery, Inc. unit is expected to occur by the end of April 2004 0 None
2004-04-07 Boston University Professor Offers Tips for Healthy Gardening and Other Activities 0 None
2004-04-07 Celadrin arthritis topical cream significantly reduces pain 0 None
2004-04-07 Effects of lead in petrol are well-known however a recent additive to petrol manganese may be just as toxic 0 3.5
2004-04-06 University of Kansas officials have reported to the FBI a computer hack into electronic pharmacy records 0 None
2004-04-06 FDA accepts REMICADE® (infliximab) for the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2004-04-06 The Food and Drug Administration issues warning on antidepressants 0 None
2004-04-06 New York - Due to changing blood donor criteria, donor deferral rates have been increasing since 1999 0 None
2004-04-06 British Asian cancer patients are not being met because of a lack of consideration for cultural differences 0 None
2004-04-06 Requests for organ donors must be tempered by a better understanding of cultural differences 0 None
2004-04-06 Launch of The Oxford Genetics Knowledge Park by Matt Ridley 0 None
2004-04-06 Call for sexual health policy to be driven by science instead of politics 0 5
2004-04-05 Ohio university to get major expansion cancer program 0 None
2004-04-05 Penn State Hershey Medical Center awaits arrival of hospital's first sextuplets 0 5
2004-04-05 Consumer trust in food is high in the United Kingdom, Denmark, and Norway, but low in Italy and Portugal 0 None
2004-04-05 Functional food, beyond providing a purely nutritional value, may promote health or reduce the risk of disease 0 None
2004-04-05 Cordis Cardiology receives warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 0 None

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