Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - October 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-10-31 Reduction of acrylamide formation in French fries by microwave pre-cooking of potato strips 0 None
2006-10-31 KFC to eliminate trans-fats from food 0 None
2006-10-30 FDA warns about risks of using decorative contact lenses 0 None
2006-10-30 Teen's radiation overdose down to paperwork 0 None
2006-10-26 Top doc rushed patients into sex change surgery 0 None
2006-10-26 Eminent scientists support jailed medics in Libya 0 None
2006-10-26 Conjoined Canadian twins doing well 0 None
2006-10-25 Birth of conjoined twins a medical and practical challenge 0 None
2006-10-24 Prevalence of overweight and obesity increasing in Indo-Asian population 0 None
2006-10-23 Mobile phone use should be banned in cars altogether 1 4.5
2006-10-23 Democrats should 'stand up strongly' for principles, columnist writes 0 None
2006-10-23 16 year old cancer victim dies after overdoses of radiation 0 None
2006-10-19 Psychiatrist in the UK up on 10 charges regarding sex change patients 0 None
2006-10-17 HRSA to allocate $14M to public umbilical cord blood banks 0 None
2006-10-17 Washington Post examines Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race between Santorum, Casey 0 None
2006-10-17 Death sentence given to medical workers accused of infecting Libyan shildren with HIV a 'miscarriage of justice' 0 None
2006-10-16 Hazards of tire aging 0 None
2006-10-16 New York Times examines voter guides emphasizing Christian teachings on abortion, xloning, embryonic stem cell research 0 None
2006-10-16 Groups supporting, opposing South Dakota abortion ban conducting different campaign strategies 0 None
2006-10-16 Missouri tobacco tax proposal to appear on November ballot 0 None
2006-10-16 Warnings to be placed on all booze in the UK 0 None
2006-10-11 Simple sight test and glasses could make a dramatic difference to the lives of more than 150 million people 0 None
2006-10-11 British the fattest people in Europe 0 None
2006-10-09 Latest recall - lettuce with E. coli 0 None
2006-10-09 Canadians paralysed after drinking carrot juice 0 None
2006-10-08 Federal Agencies collected $1.47B in fraud from government health insurance programs in FY 2005 0 None
2006-10-05 Debate between antiabortion, abortion-rights supporters now focusing on contraception 0 None
2006-10-05 Illinois Bill introduced to repeal, replace parental notification law 0 None
2006-10-05 Schwarzenegger's veto of prison condom distribution bill politically motivated 0 None
2006-10-05 World challenge to improve air quality 0 None
2006-10-05 FBI and FDA investigate spinach packing companies in California 0 None
2006-10-04 Carrot juice with botulism latest food scare from California 0 5
2006-10-03 Federal response to Hurricane Katrina examined 0 None
2006-10-02 Chicago dentist has license suspended following death of a 5-year-old patient 0 None
2006-10-02 Spinach now safe but FDA still worried 0 None


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