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Non-GM Farm Hit by GM canola Contamination

Non-GM Farm Hit by GM canola Contamination

An organic cereal farmer in Western Australia is claimed to be in thoughts of filling a law suit for compensation following the emergence of a confirmation that his crops are hit by genetically modified (GM) canola contamination.

NHS Introduces Online Service to Rate Dental Services

NHS Introduces Online Service to Rate Dental Services

The UK Health Minister Simon Burns has introduced a new online service today, where patients can give ratings to NHS dental practices. The service has been launched to facilitate patients with a single portal, where they can take information about dentists.

NHS Facilities to be Open on Holidays

NHS Facilities to be Open on Holidays

The festive season would witness a lot of people falling sick or ending up with drunken injuries. But, we all know that the NHS is always there to help us in our time of trouble and makes sure that despite the cold weather or the off days, there is someone who will take care of our medical needs.

Use Honey for that Hammering Hangover: Scientists

Use Honey for that Hammering Hangover: Scientists

One of the pre-requisites of getting the party on during the festive season is to get drunk. Though, there is a problem with getting a little too drunk. Apparently, the next morning is not always a good one, a hammering headache, a dried up mouth, those are just a few things that make hungover mornings so miserable.

302 with Swine Flu across the UK Admitted in ICUs

302 with Swine Flu across the UK Admitted in ICUs

The Department of Health has announced that the numbers of people receiving treatment at Intensive Care Units in hospitals across the UK are 302. Though, it has further informed that figures were not yet completely correct, as it would be releasing updated figures later on.

Quit Tasmania Survey

Quit Tasmania Survey

In Tasmania, a survey by the name of QUIT survey has been conducted to cross check the number of retailers that are complying with the legislation not to sell tobacco to anyone less than 18 years of age. As a result, 98% of tobacco retailers were found to be prohibiting the sale of cigarettes to minors and only 2% of them tried to offend the law.

Closure Campaign for One-To-Four Nurse-Patient Ratio

Closure Campaign for One-To-Four Nurse-Patient Ratio

NSW industrial Relations Commission had made a plea to the state government of Armidale to initiate the closure of one-to-four-nurse-patient ratio from the first week of January, which many times create hassles in the working of nurses while providing their patients with safer and better medical care.

Locusts Playing Havoc, Drivers Issued Warnings

Locusts Playing Havoc, Drivers Issued Warnings

With the onset of the holiday season in Australia, The Victorian Department of Primary Industries is leaving no stone unturned to warn the drivers about locusts' problems.

Socio-Economic Lower Groups Still Unprotected, Says A Report

Socio-Economic Lower Groups Still Unprotected, Says A Report

Following a request by the ATC government in Australia, a 15 person jury conducted a study on health spending by the government and what should be the priorities in the area of health for government to invest in. The study was carried in Canberra.

Australian Health Minister denies the breakage of electoral promises

Australian Health Minister denies the breakage of electoral promises

Hugely criticizing the health and hospital plans of the Australian Government, the Federal Opposition said that the government has utterly failed to keep the promises made during the elections for public health welfare.

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