UK Health Newswire Archive
05-09-2006 21:59A meeting will take place on Thursday 14th September 2006 at the Common Place, 23-25 Wharf Street, Leeds, to discuss the threat to publicly provided primary care NHS services in Leeds.
05-09-2006 20:16In a 'triumph of Blairism', the government has awarded a £1.5 billion NHS contract to DHL - a Germany-based air courier company. Workers in Runcorn are amongst those considering strike action.
01-09-2006 07:31Unexploded Israeli cluster munitions dropped during the 34-day war in Lebanon have killed at least 13 civilians and wounded 50 since the ceasefire took effect on August 14. About 100,000 unexploded cluster bomblets litter the country, preventing large numbers of people from returning to their homes. Israel’s bombardment of urban and residential areas with cluster munitions was a deliberate tactic by the government of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to terrorise the Lebanese people and prevent refugees from returning to their homes.
31-08-2006 12:55The National Nuclear Security Administration (Nevada Site Office) has plenty on subcritical nukes, however yesterday's test is not up yet. The February Karakatoa tests are up, complete with videos - watch 'n' learn!
30-08-2006 20:29We the clown medics division of the 1st gaggle of Gigglewatt Valley Regiment of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army are here at the Climate Camp in Yorkshire to help Drax (full name Drax Power Station) quit his chain smoking habit.
Between 1997 and 2005, the Food and Drug Administration received 262 reports of ruptured tendons in patients using drugs from the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen said in its petition to the FDA. The state of Illinois filed a similar petition last year and asked Tuesday that the two requests be combined.
29-08-2006 15:01interesting science news link especially for supporters of climate camp against drax.
26-08-2006 22:57I was just searching for some info on a sweetner called Sucralose. The page I wanted from Google "There have been no long-term human toxicity studies published until after the FDA approved sucralose for human consumption. Following FDA approval a human ..." came up with "Attorneys acting on behalf of the manufacturers of sucralose, Tate & Lyle PLC based in London, England, have requested that the information contained on this page not be made available to Internet users in England."
23-08-2006 23:10Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a screening method to examine how newly made nanoparticles — particles with dimensions on the order of billionths of a meter — interact with human cells following exposure for various times and doses. This has led to the visualization of how human cells interact with some specific types of carbon nanoparticles.
23-08-2006 15:14a cross post from another message board about direct action against the oxford animal lab on Sept 9th.
From some people calling themselves the....veganarchists
22-08-2006 15:45lgbt rights group OutRage! calls for much greater co-operation between the rich 'North' to help the South defeat HIV.
21-08-2006 02:51Karma rules as hunt scum John Freeman is killed by rabbit...
20-08-2006 23:36Deadly Electronic Weapons
All news to me.
20-08-2006 09:15trying to create a moral outrage by suggesting that people will die if you don't do what we tell you - AND NOW - the war on AIDS!
19-08-2006 00:24Government officials are the Dr. Frankensteins who created the homicidal monster of the industry that makes and sells the most industrially-contaminated products in history.
Dr. Frankenstein pretends to prosecute and condemn its own creation. Mainsteam news plays along.