Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - May 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-05-31 WHO urges all governments to require pictorial warnings on tobacco packs 0 None
2009-05-26 Cancer drug capecitabine causes patient to lose fingerprints and be detained by U.S. immigration 0 None
2009-05-26 Doctors explore myths, half-truths, and outright lies about health 0 None
2009-05-26 Global Health Council names Jeffrey Sturchio as next leader 2 None
2009-05-22 The effect of divorce laws on divorce rates in Europe 0 2.7
2009-05-22 Number of black organ donors increases in Michigan, many blacks still reluctant to donate organs 0 None
2009-05-22 Senate HELP committee approves bill that would allow FDA to regulate tobacco 1 None
2009-05-20 Senate HELP panel begins mark up of bill placing tobacco under FDA oversight 0 None
2009-05-18 Global poverty eradication efforts should start with health issues, opinion piece says 0 None
2009-05-18 Experts say current recommendations for Vitamin D "grossly inadequate" 0 5
2009-05-18 Research backs the use of Tasers by police 0 5
2009-05-17 Americans cutting back on healthy activities 0 None
2009-05-15 Tobacco control must be elevated as a public health priority 1 None
2009-05-14 Too much fluoride in drinking water will mean little public confidence 9 4
2009-05-13 Many teachers bullied at school 1 None
2009-05-13 Banned toxic chemicals in Australian everyday products 0 None
2009-05-12 Job losses have negative effect on health, study finds 0 None
2009-05-11 We have a problem with booze? - Most Aussies say yes! 0 None
2009-05-11 Victorian Police accused of throwing too many 'sickies' 1 None
2009-05-11 Australia's top medical experts throw their weight behind alcopops tax increase 0 None
2009-05-07 2010 budget for FDA invests substantially in food and medical product safety 0 None
2009-05-06 Teenage girl who wants to be a boy wins right to have breasts removed 0 5
2009-05-05 Concern raised over dietary supplements 0 None
2009-05-03 Young people want tobacco put out of sight in shops 0 None
2009-05-03 Warning on fraudulent 2009 H1N1 influenza products 0 None


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