UK Health Newswire Archive
01:09 AM CDT on Tuesday, June 29, 2004
By BYRON HARRIS / WFAA-TV
With the handover of authority Monday in Iraq, the second Gulf War is in a new stage.
However, tens of thousands of veterans from the last Gulf War have been living in limbo for a decade. They're sick, but nobody knows why - yet there now is a potential breakthrough on the illness that's come to be known as Gulf War Syndrome.
At the center of this breakthrough is a video taken south of Baghdad near a town called Khamisiyah in March 1991. The clip is scratchy and jumpy, but for thousands of sick veterans, it contains the most important pictures of the first Gulf War.
28-06-2004 02:26A Warning to the ME/CFS Community
27th June 2004
It is a matter of record that there is mounting awareness and concern over
the increasing manipulation of science and medicine by global corporations
with vested interests which now amounts to a stranglehold.
It seems that this corporate control extends not only to a corrupted peer
review process that results in a biased view being presented to the medical
community by compliant or ineffectual editors of medical journals, but the
US government now insists that scientists must be politically approved
before the scientists can participate in meetings of the World Health
20-06-2004 00:13The so-called "smoking" bans as pushed by the Corporatocracy are about what may be the biggest evasion of Corporate Liability of all time. The elements of truth, about harms of "smoking", hide information about WHY typical smoking products are so harmful, and how this involves Big Oil, Pharms, Pesticides, Chlorine, and so on.
18-06-2004 23:09If you have not been before it is a great day with loads of great food, clothes, etc. good talks and lovely people. Hope to see you there.
15-06-2004 17:31Press release
Assembly of European Regions deplores UK government decision to grant the Union exclusive competence in Health & Education Policy
12-06-2004 22:10Twenty-Four things about the fraudulent "smoking" ban situation that your media OR your public officials didn't,and won't tell you. Info here may be helpful to pub proprietors (and their counselors) in opposing any bans. This deal is NOT about our health or health of workers. Ironically, it's about protecting the Cigarette Cartel.
09-06-2004 18:29Next week is national bike week (12 - 20 June). And there are plenty of events in Cambridge.
31-05-2004 10:18"World Without Waves" is about a man who develops a sudden and disabling allergy to EMF.
Wake up call for Americans
"World Without Waves" is about a man who develops a sudden and disabling allergy to EMF
We hope this film helps to serve as a cinematic start, a theatrical wake up call for Americans to consider our over dependency and overexposure to EMF.
* All those who wish to join us in Moscow which is one of the most happening, progressive cities on the planet, are encouraged to contact me at email@example.com
15-05-2004 01:41A new monitoring report exposing baby food marketing malpractice in 69 countries was launched at the House of Commons on Thursday. The results show Nestlé is still the worst of the baby food companies. There will be a demonstration outside Nestlé HQ, and the experts who compiled the report will be on hand to show, using Nestlé's own promotional materials, how the company's claims to do nothing wrong are simply untrue.
12-05-2004 15:46The Elan Vital organisation - considered by many observers to be a cult, is using the stigmatisation of psychological distress and mental ill health to denigrate its critics
A pressure group today called for a public inquiry into the setting up of a £2.5 million trial... http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2910217
11-05-2004 15:05SPEAK (for the animals) meeting Weds 12 May @ Friends Meeting House @ 7.30
11-05-2004 03:14This week is M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) Awareness week, a week in which many in the ME community take part in projects to raise awareness of the illness and to try also to raise awareness of the continued injustices suffered by most in the ME community.
Below is a brilliant article written by Jerome Burne of The Independent which hopefully will help create a far greater awareness of some of the very serious concerns ME sufferers are hoping to highlight during the week.
06-05-2004 10:48Bloody british weather - events postponed til sat 5th june - which annoyingly now clashes with the Cambridge Strawberry Fair:
This saturday then why not go to the European Creative Forum day long event... and party in the evening (12 noon - 1am):
02-05-2004 13:48A tenants' direct action campaign group!
The tenants in Liverpool and Merseyside are sick of the injustices. The councillors whether they're Labour or Liberal-Democrat simply don't care about throwing us out into the private sector they're not tenants themselves! Councillors are giving away our land, our homes, our streets, our neighbourhoods and our communities for 'FREE' to undemocratic and unaccountable private landlords it is 'our' public property not for them to give away through rigged ballots or no ballots at all.
29-04-2004 09:53The Conditions for Nurses
The average working life of a nurse is 10 years. Many end their working life’s earlier than this due to family needs but other factors are at work for example back injuries.