Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - August 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-08-31 BMA(NI) initial response to Appleby Report 0 None
2005-08-30 Toxic flame retardants known as PBDEs are becoming a major environmental health concern 0 None
2005-08-30 Scientific panel aims to reduce incidence of heat illnesses, heat stroke during preseason practices for high school players 0 None
2005-08-29 Before hitting the beach, learn the signs of skin cancer 0 None
2005-08-29 Ellen MacKenzie to lead health policy and management department 0 None
2005-08-29 California wants cancer warnings on french fries and chips 0 None
2005-08-29 New way to count bugs in dirt 0 None
2005-08-29 5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S. 0 None
2005-08-25 Campaign for tougher anti-smoking laws stepped up 0 None
2005-08-25 What possible argument is there for NOT implementing a total ban? 0 None
2005-08-24 Prince Charles champions alternative healthcare 0 None
2005-08-24 Americans in every state, apart from Oregon, are getting fatter! 0 None
2005-08-24 Pennsylvania law allows motorcyclists to drive helmet free - who pays the medical bills? 0 None
2005-08-23 California in conflict with FDA over warnings on canned tuna 0 None
2005-08-22 Food scares put Hong Kong's reputation on the line 0 None
2005-08-22 Heat stress and injury among young athletes can be prevented by progressively increasing practice time and replacing lost fluids 0 None
2005-08-22 New post-graduate qualification will help counter a world-wide shortage of forensic medicine experts 0 None
2005-08-22 Argument smoulders on while groups argue about total smoking ban 0 None
2005-08-22 Newl workplace safety models 0 None
2005-08-21 Latest scare in Hong Kong - cancer-causing chemical in eel meat 0 None
2005-08-16 The use of salt fluoridation to prevent dental caries 0 None
2005-08-15 Guidelines released to cover new embryo donation option for infertile couples 0 None
2005-08-15 Lung cancer cure possible with early screening 0 None
2005-08-15 Crystal meth crackdown - families back tougher sentences 0 None
2005-08-14 New York style fat busting on the menu 0 None
2005-08-14 After NHS hospital tells teenager to wait a year, he has spine operation done in India 0 None
2005-08-10 Four out of five prisoners test positive for drugs 0 None
2005-08-09 Disney terror ride real fright for British girl 0 None
2005-08-07 Unexpected baby joy for transplant patient 0 None
2005-08-07 Year wait for spinal surgery forces boy to fly to India for operation 0 None
2005-08-07 U.S. company wants to commercialise breast milk 0 None
2005-08-04 Participation of doctors and medical bodies in the abuse of prisoners is a stain on medical ethics 0 None
2005-08-04 Table salt fluoridation can reduce the prevalence of dental caries 0 None
2005-08-04 Sources of magnetic fields in the home 0 None
2005-08-04 NicStic - world's first smokeless and tobacco-free cigarette to go on sale 0 None
2005-08-04 Updated view of global nutrition 0 None
2005-08-03 Florida federal health agency worker charged with anthrax hoax 0 None
2005-08-03 Brain-dead mother has baby girl 0 None
2005-08-02 Australia has the lowest rate of smoking in the world 0 None
2005-08-02 The wonders of watermelon 0 None
2005-08-02 Tobacco industry is continuing its targeted marketing to teens via candy-flavored cigarettes 0 None
2005-08-02 Australian Medical Association backs mandatory use of ethanol in petrol on health grounds 0 None
2005-08-02 Elderly need to make sure they get enough vitamin B12 0 None
2005-08-01 Respected medical journal worried at lack of international cooperation in investigating scientific fraud 0 None


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