Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 Man dies after waiting hours to be treated in hospital 0 None
2008-12-30 Drink sensibly tonight and remember - there's no such thing as a hangover cure! 0 None
2008-12-30 Drug warnings for New Year's Eve 0 None
2008-12-30 New study examines effects of chlorine gas disaster in South Carolina 0 None
2008-12-30 All VX nerve agent munitions destroyed in U.S. 0 None
2008-12-30 Gardening a great way for seniors to stay healthy 0 None
2008-12-29 Quit smoking one week at a time 0 None
2008-12-29 Smokers advised to wait until after New Year to quit 0 None
2008-12-29 Experts say demonising young people in order to promote safe drinking must be stopped 0 None
2008-12-29 Blindsight enables blind man to navigate obstacle course 0 5
2008-12-29 Time to celebrate? Be warned! One tipple a day increases the risk of cancer 0 None
2008-12-22 Victorian anti-smoking groups score another hit with new bans 0 None
2008-12-22 Be warned - there's no such thing as a hangover cure! 1 None
2008-12-22 Foreign-born workers report lower rate of non-fatal work-related injuries than U.S.-born workers 0 None
2008-12-21 Rockefeller microbiologist tests safety of spiked eggnog 0 None
2008-12-18 Women donate to charity differently than men 0 None
2008-12-18 Does sugar make kids hyperactive? and six other myths debunked 0 5
2008-12-18 Most frequent cause of death among firefighters is not flames, it's their hearts 0 None
2008-12-18 EPA should assess health risk of phthalates and other chemicals 0 None
2008-12-17 Prison for couple who neglected child's health 0 None
2008-12-16 Report looks at dangers of drinking raw milk 0 None
2008-12-16 New map of natural hazard mortality in the United States 0 None
2008-12-16 Coping with a serious illness through the holidays 0 None
2008-12-16 Does faith help literacy? 0 None
2008-12-15 'Gross' messaging increases hand washing behavior 0 None
2008-12-15 Close call for 3 year old girl stung by deadly box jellyfish 0 None
2008-12-14 Calls for a change in alcohol culture and promotion 0 None
2008-12-12 Sales of soft drinks in U.S. increased dramatically in last twenty years 0 None
2008-12-12 Success of anti-meth ads questioned by study 0 None
2008-12-10 Major math anxiety in stressful situations 0 None
2008-12-10 Lip balms, sunscreens make ideal stocking fillers, dermatologist says 0 None
2008-12-10 Conquering cancer: A global effort 0 None
2008-12-10 Holiday heart health tips 0 None
2008-12-10 FDA announces permanent injunction against Wilderness Family Naturals 0 None
2008-12-08 Marathon champion McCann loses second battle with cancer 0 None
2008-12-08 Dioxins in Irish pork causes food scare in Britain 0 None
2008-12-08 Alarm over high lead contamination of Esperance sea food 0 None
2008-12-05 New guidelines for tolerable daily intake of melamine 0 None
2008-12-05 Concerns about embryo disposition - 500,000 frozen embryos currently in storage 0 None
2008-12-03 Tabelands towns to have fluoridated water by 2011 1 None
2008-11-30 What consumers really think about sustainable foods 0 None
2008-11-26 40 per cent of Canadians admit to having kissed a stranger under the mistletoe 0 None
2008-11-26 Progress in cancer fight, but Congress, States must step up efforts to reduce smoking, lung cancer 0 None
2008-11-26 New Canadian mental health charity announced 0 None
2008-11-26 Expert says billions of dollars wasted on 'quack' health food products 0 None
2008-11-26 Deregistered cancer doctor in denial about risking 6,770 lives 0 None
2008-11-25 Millions being tricked into buying useless diet food products or supplements 0 None
2008-11-25 Seniors are feeling anxious 0 None
2008-11-25 Drink tea instead of soft drinks to avoid tooth erosion 0 None
2008-11-24 Obama's team presented with policy recommendations designed to combat obesity epidemic 0 None
2008-11-24 Health problems associated with mineral oil contamination 0 None
2008-11-21 Pollution comes home and gets personal: Women's experience of household chemical exposure 0 None
2008-11-21 Smokeless tobacco products target youth 0 None
2008-11-20 Effective anti-tobacco public service announcements should either scare or disgust viewers 0 5
2008-11-19 Extensive use of illicit alcohol worldwide according to new report 0 None
2008-11-19 Party drinking or drinking problem? 0 None
2008-11-19 Ten years after tobacco master settlement agreement, much work to be done to combat tobacco use 0 None
2008-11-18 Falling home ownership, equity, affect college enrollment 0 None
2008-11-18 Proposition 8 sparks distress among same-sex couples 0 None
2008-11-18 International health research boosted by NIH grant to create bioethics master's degrees at Indiana and Moi Universities 0 None
2008-11-18 New handbook helps prevent the tragedy of campus violence 0 None
2008-11-18 Ginkgo's benefits for cognitive decline treatment supported by scientific research 0 None
2008-11-18 Football helmet faceshields can protect against kick to the face 0 None
2008-11-17 Money worries bring on marital stress 0 None
2008-11-17 Tobacco companies trying to market new smokeless, spitless tobacco products to young adults 1 None
2008-11-17 Expert calls on government to increase recommended daily vitamin D intake 0 None
2008-11-17 Large analysis of granite countertops finds no health risks 0 None
2008-11-16 Community-based physical activity interventions found to be cost-effective 0 None
2008-11-16 How household bleach kills bacteria 0 None
2008-11-13 Second pregnancy for Thomas Beatie 0 None
2008-11-12 Prime Ministers and Presidents must be more open about their health status 0 None
2008-11-12 Overhaul of sperm donation services needed to increase supply 0 None
2008-11-12 Freshwater pollution costs U.S. at least $4.3 billion a year 0 None
2008-11-12 Arsenic-free water provides hope to millions of people in South East Asia 0 None
2008-11-12 Impact of the global financial and economic crisis on health 0 5
2008-11-11 All stem cells are not created equal, explains expert 0 None
2008-11-11 Terminally ill teenager wins the right to die with dignity 0 None
2008-11-11 National call for cancer trial system to be more responsive to community needs 0 None
2008-11-10 Families contesting wills mean charities miss out on bequests 0 None
2008-11-10 Alternative health treatments get a boost from WHO 0 None
2008-11-10 Twins born from 13-year-old frozen sperm 0 None
2008-11-10 Experts discuss organ trafficking 0 None
2008-11-09 Health and safety watchdog says bring back common sense! 0 None
2008-11-08 EMD Serono launches patient registry for egg freezing 0 None
2008-11-08 7 years without a nose 0 None
2008-11-07 Number of custodial grandparents in U.S. has nearly doubled since 1970 0 None
2008-11-07 Serial cohabiters less likely to marry 0 None
2008-11-07 Roswell Park Cancer Institute to help reduce smoking in Hungary 0 None
2008-11-06 New report looks at weight-loss diets, eating plans and diet pills 0 4
2008-11-06 Alcohol advice needs to play a greater role in sex education for teenagers 0 None
2008-11-05 Maturation process plays more of a role in learning and development of college students 0 None
2008-11-05 Consumer market not ready for so-called nutrigenomics 0 None
2008-11-04 WHO gets aid for Democratic Republic of the Congo victims, but more funds needed 0 None
2008-11-04 Scientists say snakebites are a neglected threat to public health 0 None
2008-11-04 Review rubbishing homeopathy discredited 0 None
2008-11-04 Peck on the leg from a magpie leads to amputation 0 None
2008-11-04 Beer is the beverage of choice for US Hispanics 0 None
2008-11-04 Snakebites pose an important yet neglected threat to public health 0 None
2008-11-03 Death from anthrax in Britain 0 None
2008-10-29 FDA gets slap on the wrist over chemical BPA 0 None
2008-10-29 British legal system challenged in euthanasia case 0 None
2008-10-29 FDA statement on release of Bisphenol A (BPA) subcommittee report 0 None
2008-10-29 Female American veterans suffer sexual trauma after Iraq and Afghanistan 0 None
2008-10-28 32% of Americans nicotine dependent 0 None
2008-10-27 Re-regulating global finance with the poor in mind 0 None
2008-10-27 Cigarette drink to beat smoking bans 0 None
2008-10-23 HSE launch campaign on asbestos awareness - 20 tradesmen die per week 0 None
2008-10-23 The most effective anti-smoking ads scare or disgust 0 4
2008-10-22 Horlicks and Maggi noodle ads banned in Britain 0 5
2008-10-20 Scouts to 'be prepared' with condoms and trips to sexual health clinics 0 None
2008-10-20 New atlas maps geographical pattern of mortality in Great Britain 0 None
2008-10-19 Historical accounts of lovesickness 0 None
2008-10-16 Makers of Maltesers and Jaffa Cakes come under fire from advertising watchdog 0 None
2008-10-13 Brits get tough on alcohol 0 None
2008-10-13 World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick's remarks - Modernizing Multilateralism and Markets 0 None
2008-10-13 Health warning for low energy bulbs 0 None
2008-10-12 Leaders often narcissists who love to take control 0 None
2008-10-12 Concerns raised over safety of 'electronic cigarettes' 14 2.7
2008-10-07 Controversy over call to arm ambulance workers with capsicum spray 0 None
2008-10-05 FDA issues interim safety and risk assessment of Melamine and Melamine-related compounds in food 0 None
2008-10-02 Kill the tobacco industry, or it will keep killing 0 None
2008-10-02 Public hearing on ways of reducing harmful use of alcohol 0 None
2008-10-01 Food nutrition labelling in the "too hard basket" for many shoppers 0 None
2008-10-01 Shoppers happier with 'traffic light' food labelling 0 None
2008-09-30 Chocolate giant Cadbury latest victim in Chinese poisoned milk scandal 0 None
2008-09-30 'Eyes tight shut case' confounds experts 0 None
2008-09-30 Sexual health course satisfying community needs 0 None
2008-09-29 Guide to the virtual medical universe 0 None
2008-09-29 Graphic picture warnings to persuade Brits to quit smoking 0 None
2008-09-24 Energy drinks tackled on new web show from Institute For Good Medicine 0 None
2008-09-23 News media overlook food system and climate change connection 0 None
2008-09-23 Anthropologists explore cultural dynamics of mental health in native North America: 0 None
2008-09-22 U.S. authorities gunning for makers of bogus cancer cures 1 None
2008-09-22 Almost 13,000 Chinese babies now sick from contaminated milk 0 None
2008-09-22 World Health Organization cautions against claims made by ‘electronic cigarette’ manufacturers 0 None
2008-09-21 High salt levels in food banished by seaweed 0 None
2008-09-18 Toxic baby milk shocks China 0 5
2008-09-18 Top scientist says alcohol guidelines should be changed 0 None
2008-09-18 Nine types of 'problem drinkers' - which one are you? 0 5
2008-09-16 NAMPA statement regarding JAMA study on bisphenol A 0 None
2008-09-16 New Bisphenol A study has limited capability to assess human health effects 0 None
2008-09-16 Roman York skeleton could be one of Britain's earliest victims of tuberculosis 0 5
2008-09-15 Unusual case of a woman who suffered stroke after having sexual intercourse 0 4
2008-09-15 A good death: Challenging law and medical ethics 0 None
2008-09-14 Health response launched for Haiti 0 None
2008-09-11 Health effects of 9/11 still evident seven years later 0 None
2008-09-10 Personal DNA scanning service 23andMe drops price to $399 0 None
2008-09-10 Doctor labelled the "Bega Butcher" arrested and charged 0 None
2008-09-09 423,000 people in Pakistan need urgent health care 0 None
2008-09-08 In just 5 years tobacco caused 2.4 million cases of cancer in the U.S. 0 None
2008-09-07 U.N. report finds donors providing less aid to developing nations 0 None
2008-09-07 Functional food - delicious and healthy 0 None
2008-09-04 Georgia Institute of Technology receives EPA safe drinking water research grant 0 None
2008-09-04 Teenager almost deaf after waiting too long for ear drum surgery 0 None
2008-09-03 National Toxicology Program finalizes report on Bisphenol A 0 None
2008-09-03 Charity says using Valium as a substitute for heroin, increases overdose risk 0 4
2008-09-03 International experts to address the issues of ageing 0 None
2008-09-01 British supermarkets guilty of promoting unhealthy foods 0 None
2008-09-01 WHO says inequities around the world are killing people on a "grand scale" 0 None
2008-08-31 Regulation of consumer products: The bizarre case of strawberry jam and cigarettes 0 None
2008-08-31 FL NR State-FEMA disaster outreach gains momentum 0 None
2008-08-28 Social injustice is killing people on a grand scale reports WHO's Commission 0 None
2008-08-27 Australian to lead the world in cancer fight 0 None
2008-08-27 Doctor's job in jeopardy after he prescribed sleeping tablets to a suicidal patient 0 None
2008-08-27 Child's aggressive cancer spotted in a photo sent to a friend 0 None
2008-08-26 Charities target millennial generation workforce 0 None
2008-08-26 Good old traditional breakfast can be a killer! 0 None
2008-08-25 Hunt for baby denied HBV shot 0 None
2008-08-20 Camera in teddy bear catches carer thieving from sick elderly woman 0 None
2008-08-20 New Zealand man fined for claiming to be a chiropractor 0 None
2008-08-19 In-breeding in pedigree dogs means debilitating genetic diseases 0 4
2008-08-18 Summit says organ donors should be reimbursed 0 None
2008-08-18 Australians have the right to know if they are eating GM food say chefs 0 None
2008-08-18 Aboriginal children can count without numbers 0 None
2008-08-18 Multi-agency approach needed to help street-based sex workers break the 'work-score-use' cycle 0 None
2008-08-14 President signs bill that bans six toxic phthalates from children's products 0 None
2008-08-12 Conference on understanding the mystery of human consciousness 0 None
2008-08-12 California under pressure to ban bisphenol A in baby bottles 0 None
2008-08-12 If you think coleslaw is less fattening, you need more information on fast food menus! 0 None
2008-08-11 Encouraging marriage in order to promote health may be misguided 0 None
2008-08-10 The hype around stem cells 0 None
2008-08-10 Research compares organic food with food grown with pesticides and chemicals 0 None
2008-08-10 Media coverage of persistent vegetative state and end-of-life decision-making 0 None
2008-08-10 Survey details New Orleans residents experiences three years after Hurricane Katrina 0 None
2008-08-08 Gene doping in sport 0 None
2008-08-04 Binge drinking death of 15 year old in SA 0 None
2008-08-04 Many new sun creams do not offer full protection from harmful rays 0 None
2008-08-04 New survey examines experiences and views of low-wage workers 0 None
2008-08-04 Potato chip companies forced to reduce levels of cancer causing chemical in their products 0 None
2008-08-04 Learning disability sex campaign launched in Britain 0 2.3
2008-08-03 Suspect in U.S. anthrax case commits suicide 0 None
2008-08-03 What makes a Champion? - Rudd joins Blair by video in Beijing 0 None
2008-08-03 Modern living spells disaster for couples 0 None
2008-07-30 Scientist warns about granite bench tops and radiation 0 None
2008-07-30 FDA extends warning on Serrano peppers from Mexico 0 None
2008-07-30 Warning to teens on wrist damage from excessive phone texting 0 None
2008-07-29 Bristol academic takes viewers on a second tour of the human body 0 None
2008-07-29 Olympic doping - scientists race to stay ahead of the drug-taking and genetic manipulation 0 None
2008-07-29 Veterans' hotline averted more than 1,200 suicides in first year 0 None
2008-07-28 Australian Green party say follow the U.S. and ban trans fat 0 None
2008-07-24 Food and drink giants pledge big money to tackle Britain's obesity problem 0 None
2008-07-23 Toxic or hazardous chemicals found in top-selling laundry products and air fresheners 0 None
2008-07-23 WHO welcomes Bloomberg/Gates new agenda to fight tobacco use 0 None
2008-07-23 Bloomberg and Gates to tackle tobacco use globally 0 None
2008-07-22 Is staying out of the sun causing us more harm than good? 0 3
2008-07-22 Shocking new figures reveal the extent of Britain's alcohol problem 0 None
2008-07-21 Daily broccoli juice beats bladder cancer in elderly man 0 5
2008-07-21 Big Apple gets tough with fast food restaurants 0 None
2008-07-18 Expert opinion on eating tilapia and catfish 0 4
2008-07-17 FDA lifts warning on eating certain types of red raw tomatoes 0 None
2008-07-17 2.5 billion live with poor sanitation, 1.2 billion practise open defecation 0 None
2008-07-17 Tobacco industry manipulates menthol levels to attract young people 0 None
2008-07-15 Guidelines to prevent genetic discrimination 0 None
2008-07-14 British guiltiest in survey of Western European shower habits 0 None
2008-07-14 BMA response to the Chief Medical Officer's annual report 0 None
2008-07-10 New York school agrees to admit diabetic students 0 None
2008-07-10 46 percent of Americans show biologic exposure to the deadly toxins found in cigarettes 0 None
2008-07-10 New safety measures for soil fumigant pesticides 0 None
2008-07-10 Teen movie makers help create cutting edge anti-smoking films 0 None
2008-07-09 Water overdose proves to be a killer 0 None
2008-07-07 Experts say cognitive behavioural therapy effectiveness a 'myth' 0 None
2008-07-07 Queensland gets new 24/7 disaster warning centre 0 None
2008-07-04 DHS Inspector General issues recommendation on reporting procedures of immigrant detainee deaths 0 None
2008-07-03 Canadian case of foreign-accent syndrome after stroke 0 None
2008-07-03 London Health Commission announces winners of community action for health and well-being awards 0 None
2008-07-02 ActionAid challenges G8 on global food crisis response 0 None
2008-07-02 FDA food protection plan shows improvements 0 None
2008-07-01 Just how good are our eggs? 0 None
2008-06-30 Multiple vaccinations have not caused ill health in UK soldiers in Iraq 0 None
2008-06-30 Smoking ban triggered the biggest fall in smoking ever seen in England 0 None
2008-06-30 FDA to open up shop in Asia and Latin America 0 None
2008-06-30 Anthrax attacks in the U.S. 'suspect' awarded $2.8 million 0 None
2008-06-30 Smoking ban in Victoria sees large numbers quit 0 None
2008-06-30 WHO says smoking bans work and benefit everyone 0 3.2
2008-06-26 Dr. Death decides to face the music in Australia 0 None
2008-06-26 Complementary medicines can help mild depression and premenstrual syndrome 0 None
2008-06-26 Community groups join in Drug Action Week 2008 with 550 events across Australia 0 None
2008-06-26 Mother with autistic 2 year old removed from flight 0 None
2008-06-25 Trajectory towards disaster 0 None
2008-06-25 Cancer and tobacco are growing health concerns in Africa 0 None
2008-06-24 Lids on glass jars containing food under suspicion 0 None
2008-06-23 Australia sitting on a "fat bomb" 0 None
2008-06-23 Dr Chris Mason appointed Senior Editor of Regenerative Medicine 0 None
2008-06-19 China strengthens safety of food products exported to United States 0 None
2008-06-17 FDA targets cancer cure 'scammers' online 0 None
2008-06-17 Definition of binge drinking in dispute 0 None
2008-06-16 AOSSM partners with Presidential Council on physical fitness 0 None
2008-06-16 Body piercing complications exposed 0 None
2008-06-11 Age-adjusted death rates in U.S. down sharply in 2006 0 None
2008-06-11 The risk of death by age, sex, and smoking status in the U.S. 0 None
2008-06-11 Man presumed dead recovers during surgery to remove his organs for donation 0 None
2008-06-10 Woman dressed as bumble bee gives birth without realising she was pregnant 0 None
2008-06-09 Calls for parents of vegan girl with severe rickets to face court 1 3
2008-06-05 How safe is synthetic turf? tests provide answers 0 None
2008-06-05 Tumour turns out to be an old towel! 0 None
2008-06-04 U.S. consumer group calls for ban on food colourings 0 None
2008-06-03 Report reveals disturbing information about young Australians 0 None
2008-06-03 FDA warns consumers in New Mexico and Texas not to eat certain types of raw red tomatoes 0 None
2008-06-03 World Bank outlines three priorities for coming weeks to address food crisis 0 None
2008-06-02 Myanmar delta communities surviving on resilience says World Vision 0 None
2008-06-02 Members of European Parliament discuss food labelling and heart health 0 None
2008-06-02 Ban all tobacco adverts says the WHO 0 None
2008-06-02 NIDA highlights best drug abuse treatment approaches at blending conference 0 None
2008-06-01 Genetic patients across Europe feeling real benefits claims EuroGentest NoE at ESHG 0 None
2008-06-01 Expert cautions against rushing into genetic testing 0 None
2008-05-30 WHO calls for total ban on tobacco advertising 0 None
2008-05-30 US$28 million needed for Myanmar says WHO 0 None
2008-05-28 Senior's fear of anti-social behaviour highlighted 0 None
2008-05-28 Do people from different countries behave differently in a crisis? 0 1
2008-05-27 Methadone to be dumped in Scotland as treatment for heroin addiction 0 None
2008-05-25 Cigarette vending machines to be banned in Britain 0 None
2008-05-21 Global food crisis and transport policy are linked 0 None
2008-05-21 Elderly sick with worry about money 0 None
2008-05-21 Patriarch Edward Kennedy stricken with malignant brain tumour 0 None
2008-05-20 A loving partner can save your skin 0 None
2008-05-20 World warned about three major threats to human health 0 None
2008-05-19 Bush Administration should 'rethink' immigration detention policies, editorial states 0 None
2008-05-19 Most drinkers clueless about how much alcohol a glass of wine contains 0 None
2008-05-19 Secret tests of Agent Orange on rainforest linked to high cancer rate in north Queensland 0 5
2008-05-15 Heatwaves, floods and health concerns - special lecture on climate change and how we're dealing with it 0 None
2008-05-15 Tackling the 'sick note culture’ 0 None
2008-05-15 Expert says Wembley Stadium could be filled with 'preventable' cancer cases 0 None
2008-05-14 Productivity surge boosts growth and living standards in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union 0 None
2008-05-14 Population affected by cyclone in Burma/Myanmar 0 1
2008-05-12 Plants deliver: biofuels, medicines, bioplastics, flavours, pigments... 0 None
2008-05-12 Demand for alternative sweeteners are increasing by 8% a year 0 None
2008-05-12 Who plans for their financial future? 0 None
2008-05-09 New guidelines for treatment of tobacco dependence released 0 None
2008-05-08 Holiday 'binge tanning' increasing skin cancer risk for young brits 0 None
2008-05-07 New journal - Circulation: Heart Failure 1 None
2008-05-07 Chemical in plastic baby bottles worrying Brits 0 None
2008-05-06 Texas AG Abbott issues opinion allowing prosecution of people involved in Bexar County needle-exchange program 0 None
2008-05-05 Skin cancer protection tips 0 None
2008-05-05 Blueberry juice beats other juices on antioxidant chart 0 5
2008-05-05 Doctors call for taxes on junk food and subsidised fruit and veggies 0 None
2008-05-05 Expert says solve kidney donor crisis by paying for organs 0 None
2008-05-01 Legalizing opium production in Afghanistan for medical use is neither viable or necessary 0 None
2008-05-01 Final FDA analysis of "Total Body Formula" and "Total Body Mega Formula" detects hazardous amounts of chromium 0 None
2008-05-01 U-M receives grant to provide free and open, online health professions educational materials 0 None
2008-05-01 U.S. Congress passes genetic nondiscrimination act 0 None
2008-04-30 Risk of Bisphenol A in plastic products, Q & A's 0 None
2008-04-30 Can we improve people's health by changing the way we use our land? 0 None
2008-04-30 Parents who just prayed as child was dying charged with murder 0 None
2008-04-29 Drug group warns about over-reacting to methamphetamine abuse 0 None
2008-04-29 ACTU says 1.5 million workers are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals 0 None
2008-04-29 Mental Health Commission of Canada outlines startling statistics on homelessness and mental illness 1 3
2008-04-28 High self-esteem not always what it's cracked up to be! 0 None
2008-04-23 Global food price increase forces World Vision to scale back food aid program 0 5
2008-04-21 European action in global life sciences - food forum 0 None
2008-04-20 Queensland Health and Cancer Council in fight over access to cancer data 0 None
2008-04-20 New Australian legislation on the way to ban flavoured cigarettes and regulate use of solariums 0 None
2008-04-18 Urgent action needed against global food crisis 0 None
2008-04-17 American Chemistry Council calls on FDA to update review of Bisphenol A 0 None
2008-04-17 Patients are the real losers in the complementary medicine debate 0 None
2008-04-17 Warning about chemical found in plastic bottles and food containers 0 None
2008-04-16 Surgery successful in removing Indonesian man's disfiguring bark-like warts 1 5
2008-04-15 No guarantee that bottled water is any better than tap water 0 None
2008-04-14 Sydneysiders consider class action over radiation poisoning 0 None
2008-04-14 Cancer cluster at a fire station in Queensland leads to statewide investigation 0 None
2008-04-11 Cognitive ability tests are the best way for medical schools to select their entrants 0 None
2008-04-09 Australian RAAF aircraft used to take obese woman to hospital 0 None
2008-04-09 Nurses accused of manslaughter plead not guilty 0 None
2008-04-09 Using sunbeds under 35 could prove fatal 0 None
2008-04-09 Using street theater to channel the lessons of molecules 0 None
2008-04-09 Heart transplant recipient repeats suicide act of donor 0 None
2008-04-07 Climate change and human health 0 None
2008-04-07 FDA seizes body building supplements from LG Sciences 0 None
2008-04-07 Doctors are warning that climate change is already affecting people's health 0 None
2008-04-04 Marketing of unproven genetic tests a threat to public health 0 None
2008-04-02 Nursing founder finds judges' favour 0 None
2008-04-02 Cancer expert warns about eating processed meat 0 None
2008-04-02 Crisis looming over water shortages worldwide 0 None
2008-04-01 Health survey reveals interesting facts about NSW residents 0 None
2008-04-01 Gold coast murder case questions how the mentally ill are cared for in the community 0 5
2008-03-31 Saving cancer patients' skin 0 None
2008-03-31 Mysterious fevers of unknown origin: Could surgery be a cure? 0 None
2008-03-26 Ankle sprain season - tips for prevention 0 None
2008-03-25 Need for federal legislation that protects the use of genetic information in employment and insurance coverage 0 None
2008-03-24 Scottish drug addicts should not be treated as second-class says Government 0 None
2008-03-24 Sanitation investment in poor countries would yield $9-to-1 benefits in productivity, health and other benefits 0 None
2008-03-24 Sixty-two per cent of Africans do not have access to a proper toilet 0 None
2008-03-24 Consideration for others stimulates positive behaviour 0 None
2008-03-21 Easter eye warning as occy straps lash out 0 None
2008-03-21 Authorities warn about dangers of crucifixion rituals 0 None
2008-03-20 New medical series for BBC ONE 0 None
2008-03-19 Millionaire leaves millions for research into motor neuron disease 0 None
2008-03-19 Experts warn, no Easter chocolate for pets! 0 None
2008-03-18 For convicted drug users prison does more harm than good 0 None
2008-03-17 Issues raised over how Australian police deal with the mentally ill 0 None
2008-03-17 Tragedy of disabled boy and carer raises issues on disability services in Tasmania 0 None
2008-03-17 Medical emergency protocols should be upgraded and optimised on all major airlines 0 None
2008-03-17 Indiana University -Kenya Partnership to be honored by the International Center of Indianapolis 0 None
2008-03-13 Outrage in the UK over Down Syndrome child's cosmetic surgery 0 5
2008-03-12 Experts says remote Aboriginal communities lack the means to prepare and store food 0 None
2008-03-12 Warnings over DIY health tests 0 None
2008-03-12 Toddler takes sildenafil in order to survive 0 None
2008-03-12 Class action on the cards for the 'Butcher of Bega' 0 5
2008-03-11 Sporting bodies behind crackdown on alcohol culture 0 None
2008-03-11 Pharmaceuticals in water supplies - Drinking Water Association response 0 None
2008-03-11 Public views philanthropic efforts as essential 0 None
2008-03-11 China's carbon dioxide emissions alarmingly increasing 0 None
2008-03-11 Rudd Government plans to tackle binge drinking 0 None
2008-03-10 Water contaminants? bottled water no help 0 None
2008-03-09 Shocking list of complaints against deregistered doctor date back to 1990 0 None
2008-03-05 Patrick Swayze's battle with pancreatic cancer 0 None
2008-03-04 Carrying a cell phone may cause some college students - especially women - to take risks with their safety 0 None
2008-03-04 HPA announces consultation on its advice on solid radioactive waste disposal 0 None
2008-03-01 Smoking from a hookah - harmful and addictive 0 5
2008-02-28 Is Lake Bloomington water safe for drinking? 0 None
2008-02-26 Low income and living in a rural Australia makes healthy eating more expensive 0 None
2008-02-26 Study finds recidivism no higher among deportable immigrants 0 None
2008-02-26 FDA announces permanent injunction against food companies, executives 0 None
2008-02-25 Fruit flavoured products often contain no fruit at all 0 None
2008-02-25 Public appalled as doctor de-registered in 2004 is accused of mutilating women 0 None
2008-02-21 What foods should you strive to get into your diet? 0 None
2008-02-21 PNG black market in snake venom means over 600 die needlessly 0 None
2008-02-21 PM says binge drinking an epidemic across Australia 0 5
2008-02-20 Purdue tackles large public health issue at indoor swimming pools 0 None
2008-02-20 The end of the sickie could be in sight 0 None
2008-02-19 Expert says obesity is as big a threat to the planet as climate change 1 4.5
2008-02-19 New draft Australian drink guidelines rubbished as unrealistic 0 None
2008-02-18 Massive beef recall in the U.S. of meat for school lunch programs 0 None
2008-02-17 Doctors in the United States say yes to marijuana 0 5
2008-02-14 Predicting astronauts from radiation 0 None
2008-02-13 Health effects of climate change 0 None
2008-02-13 Being involved in a healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart 0 None
2008-02-13 Human growth hormone abuse raises serious health risks 0 5
2008-02-13 Fatal shark attacks drop to lowest levels worldwide 0 5
2008-02-12 New Handbook of Cancer Prevention 0 None
2008-02-11 Poison prevention and treatment 0 None
2008-02-11 First reported acute asthma death associated with work-related environmental tobacco smoke 0 None
2008-02-11 WHO warns of one billion death toll from tobacco 0 None
2008-02-05 The obesity epidemic - does the evidence stack up? 0 None
2008-02-04 Who gave us chocolate, a traditional treat on Valentine's Day? 0 None
2008-02-04 Attitudes on price have big impact of the purchase of organic food 0 None
2008-02-04 A new anatomical teaching aid 0 None
2008-02-04 Government dietary guidelines, unintended consequences and public policy 0 None
2008-01-28 FDA warns public of contaminated pre-filled syringe flushes 0 None
2008-01-25 Climate change will have a huge impact on human health 0 None
2008-01-23 Eating out in New York City will be a healthy affair 0 None
2008-01-23 The cat is out of the bag - top bosses and pre-teens have problems with booze! 0 None
2008-01-21 New guidelines allow dairies to label milk free from synthetic hormones 0 None
2008-01-21 FDA warns on green bean and garbanzo bean contamination 0 None
2008-01-18 Europe should adopt WHO recommendations for particulate matter cuts 0 None
2008-01-17 Survey shows US teens confident in their inventiveness; hands-on, project-based learning needed 0 None
2008-01-16 Analysis shows adverse health consequences from overdue EPA emissions standards for diesel trains and ships 0 None
2008-01-16 FDA says meat from cloned animals is safe but not everyone agrees 0 None
2008-01-15 Biotechnology Industry Organization supports FDA's safety conclusions on animal cloning 0 None
2008-01-15 FDA says meat and milk from animal clones safe to eat as food from conventionally bred animals 0 None
2008-01-09 How serious are the Brits about their obesity? 0 None
2008-01-09 Call for an Australian crackdown on complementary and alternative medicines 0 None
2008-01-08 A look at China's most innovative health biotechnology companies 0 None
2008-01-07 Inquest into epidural blunder finds hospital at fault 0 None
2008-01-07 Poor diet accounts for 70,000 premature deaths every year in Britain 0 None
2008-01-07 New food technologies are changing European diets 0 None
2008-01-07 Purchasing contact lenses online may place individuals at risk for harmful eyecare practices 0 None
2008-01-04 Give yourself a natural bypass before you need a surgeon to perform a more painful and hazardous one? 0 None
2008-01-03 Britain's love affair with fast food makes them number one 0 None
2008-01-03 Love those eggs and butter? 0 5
2008-01-03 How to reduce gas 0 2.5
2008-01-03 The benefits of 30 minutes of exercise 0 5
2008-01-03 Forgiveness may be good for your health 0 None
2008-01-02 Doubt over Gordon Brown's promise to tackle booze problems in Britain 0 None


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