Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - October 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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