Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - March 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-03-31 Water balls may be dangerous warns Consumer Product Safety Commission 0 None
2011-03-31 Northern Territory will soon see tough alcohol regulations 4 1
2011-03-31 U.N., aid groups highlight food aid need in North Korea 0 None
2011-03-31 New Image to build dairy plant in New Zealand 0 None
2011-03-30 Study finds global adolescent death rates exceed rates for child, infant deaths 0 None
2011-03-29 New study on hunger identifies 50 million food-insecure Americans 0 None
2011-03-29 Economist articles examine agriculture, nutrition issues 0 None
2011-03-29 Anti-hunger leaders fast to protest proposed spending cuts as FY11 budget debate resolution appears elusive 0 None
2011-03-29 SFDA, Intertek sign Conformity Assessment agreement for Cosmetics products import 0 None
2011-03-28 Burger that needs an hour of exercise to burn off 0 None
2011-03-28 Nano-bricks may improve plastic food packaging strength and performance 0 None
2011-03-27 Anti-smoking ads targeting the indigenous population launched 0 None
2011-03-25 U.N. Secretary-General Ban receives preliminary support for second term 0 None
2011-03-24 U.S., World Bank sign MOU to enhance efforts to bring clean water, sanitation to world's poor 0 None
2011-03-23 After noncontroversial past, Title X Family Planning now facing challenges 0 None
2011-03-23 World Water Day focuses on impact of rapid urban population growth on water security 0 None
2011-03-22 Nordic Naturals introduces Kenai Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil 0 3
2011-03-22 Queen’s University completes first ever analysis of all food recalls over last decade 0 None
2011-03-22 Illinois professor to receive 2011 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement 0 None
2011-03-22 Experts warn of global water shortages ahead of World Water Day 0 3
2011-03-21 EDMA endorses the campaign against excessive use of salt 0 None
2011-03-19 Opinions: Japan nuclear concerns; cash on delivery; G20's role in ensuring global food security 0 None
2011-03-18 China-Biotics enters agreement with US based nutritional product company 0 None
2011-03-18 Greenwich lecturer's book can serve as blueprint for next generation gymnastics 0 None
2011-03-17 British pie, mash and gravy meals too salty: Heart health experts 0 None
2011-03-17 Hopkins experts: Taking potassium iodide could be harmful 0 None
2011-03-17 FAO head highlights food security concerns, need for more agriculture investment 0 None
2011-03-16 Experts advise against taking unnecessary potassium iodide 0 1
2011-03-15 Bits of plastic in Lean Cuisine meals bring recall 0 None
2011-03-15 Emergency responders, insurers, communicators must factor overconfidence into disaster preparations 0 None
2011-03-15 U.S., S. Korea in talks over how to respond to food aid request by N. Korea 0 None
2011-03-15 Budget cuts could damage Obama administration's plans to beef up State Department, USAID 0 None
2011-03-14 Radiation exposure explained 0 None
2011-03-14 New book on toxins 0 None
2011-03-14 Home genetic tests need medical supervision: Expert panel 0 None
2011-03-11 Red Cross responds to the worst earthquake in Japan's history 0 None
2011-03-11 Study: Dog-walking can help increase physical activity in adults 0 None
2011-03-11 GSK announces new NovaMin-containing dental formulation for sensitive teeth 0 5
2011-03-10 Opinions: Cuts to U.S. foreign aid; sustainable agriculture to feed the world; gender gap in agriculture 0 None
2011-03-10 Future Medicine launches Neuropsychiatry 0 None
2011-03-10 USDA certifies O.N.E. Organic Coconut Water as 100% organic 0 1
2011-03-10 Ecological farming methods can boost food production in developing countries, U.N. report says 0 None
2011-03-09 Tobacco display ban in England 0 None
2011-03-09 U.S. providing $30m for situation in Libya as U.N. appeals for $160m for humanitarian needs 0 None
2011-03-09 New report outlines positive impact of ending poverty 0 None
2011-03-08 FAO report says reducing gender gap in agriculture could help increase food supplies worldwide 0 None
2011-03-07 New concerns over prescription narcotics use 1 None
2011-03-07 Plant distillation waste can increase yield, essential oil content in peppermint, spearmint 0 None
2011-03-05 Family Service Toronto to launch groundbreaking initiative on personal relationship abuse 0 None
2011-03-05 BlueCross earns LEED Gold campus certification 0 None
2011-03-05 Vanns Spices named winner of seventh annual Progressive Manufacturing 100 Awards 0 None
2011-03-05 Study examines link between voice pitch and perceived infidelity 0 5
2011-03-05 University of Delaware to host scholarly symposium in honor of Richard F. Heck 0 None
2011-03-05 WHO concerned about potential disease epidemics among Libyan refugees in Tunisia 0 None
2011-03-05 Giant Food removes McCormick's Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix from stores 0 None
2011-03-05 Aflac receives two Communitas Awards for excellence in community service, corporate social responsibility 0 None
2011-03-05 Stakeholders say foreign aid cuts can damage global food security as FAO food price index reaches new high 0 None
2011-03-04 New World Bank strategy shifts focus to building African economies 0 None
2011-03-04 Urban residents can benefit from nutritional interactive maps 0 None
2011-03-04 Study finds variation in drinking patterns among men, women depending on neighborhood type 0 None
2011-03-04 Planned parenthood still a target, but benefiting from substantial lobbying effort 0 None
2011-03-01 Tougher smoking restrictions in South Australia 0 None
2011-03-01 Fake pot now illegal in U.S. 0 None
2011-03-01 Bioanalysis accepted for coverage by EMBASE & Scopus 0 None
2011-03-01 Survey finds social networking sites associated with one in five divorces in the US 0 None
2011-03-01 Experts explores how sexuality and religion affect, influence young British society 0 None
2011-03-01 U.K.'s DFID might reduce funding for FAO in light of 'patchy' performance 0 None
2011-03-01 Opinions: Foreign aid budget cuts would negatively affect food, global health 0 None
2011-03-01 New research shows being mindful can ease fears of death and dying 0 None


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