UK Health Newswire Archive
14-04-2007 10:16Acinetobacter baumannii is a nosocomial pathogen that has been killing wounded US, UK, Candian and Iraqis treated in 'coalition' field hospitals and medical evacuation centres in Iraq. It is now spreading through civilian hospitals and the military have been covering this up.
13-04-2007 22:29In the early 1970s the English Channel was the busiest area for shipping traffic in the world, and would often be used by various nations for testing defense initiatives. One night we had a senior British intelligence officer on board who waited until the wind was blowing toward the British coast, then got the lids off three large metal containers so the fine dust would be taken across to shore. Suddenly, excitement broke loose as we saw some strange experimental craft, these were very low in the water, camouflaged and fast and almost invisible to the naked eye, but silent. We watched and about 10 in all went past some distance away at high speed.
13-04-2007 15:25The Rotten Borough of Rushmoor is to be referred to the Local Authority Ombudsman for its failure to collect rubbish.
13-04-2007 12:27Here's the link for a leaflet from the IWW in support of NBS staff in dispute with management over service cuts + 600 looming job losses.
13-04-2007 12:25Here's the link for a leaflet from the IWW in support of NBS staff in dispute with management over service cuts + 600 looming job losses.
13-04-2007 12:23Here's the link for a leaflet from the IWW in support of NBS staff in dispute with management over service cuts + 600 looming job losses.
13-04-2007 12:20Here's the link for a leaflet from the IWW in support of NBS staff in dispute with management over service cuts + 600 looming job losses.
12-04-2007 13:22Why is seaside food and fast food so bad in Britain? Does it have to be bad? Does fast food have to be synonymous with junk food?
12-04-2007 01:13On Friday, 13 April, 2007, local events organiser RINF.COM will hold a screening of A WORLD WITHOUT CANCER: THE STORY OF VITAMIN B17. The film will be screened at 7.30pm at the Gregson Arts and Community Centre, Moor Lane, Lancaster.
11-04-2007 20:12Here's the link for a leaflet from the IWW in support of NBS staff in dispute with management over service cuts + 600 looming job losses.
10-04-2007 22:36Animal Rights protesters in Cambridge eat vegan food at local McDonalds outlet.
10-04-2007 15:07Fortnightly refuse collections, aside from the implications for public health, are proving highly unpopular with local residents. The Council elections in May, provide the opportunity to kick out the arrogant councillors who are pushing fortnightly waste collection and putting at risk public health.
09-04-2007 09:21The first GM Crop Trials in years are getting underway in Cambridge. This is widely being viewed as a test of public opinion and if we let these trials go ahead with little or no opposition, more GM trials, and eventually commercial growing will be here before we know it. Please come along and support this protest and keep an eye on our (currently very basic) website - http://www.cambridgeaction.net/gmconcern
07-04-2007 12:22Since the G8 in Stirling, Action Medics have been training people to handle activism-related injuries. Rob Ray takes the course
06-04-2007 19:42I don't agree with judicial attitudes to drugs, I think all drugs should be legal. I just don't agree with rape, with drugs being used as weapons. I hate the insecure 'macho-men' who feel they can take who they want by force, but still need to spike drinks. Anyway, apologies, but this is going to sound like like a lecture by your mum or your local neighbouhood copper, or worse, like a Guardian editorial. I can't avoid that.
04-04-2007 22:11In the current system of drug development, if a promising compound can't be patented, it is highly unlikely ever to make it to market — no matter how well it performs in the laboratory.
The development of new cancer drugs is crippled as a result, says columnist Ralph W. Moss.
03-04-2007 16:11A RULING by Switzerland's highest court has opened up the possibility that people with serious mental illnesses could be helped by doctors to take their own lives.
Switzerland already allows doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients under certain circumstances. The Federal Tribunal's decision puts mental illnesses on the same level as physical ones.
The move has been labelled as "dangerous" as it could lead to a rapid rise in the number of people travelling to Switzerland for assisted suicide.
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“Commercial interests must take second place to protection of the population’s health”
Contrary to previous announcements, the BAYER Group has entered into international trade in toxic waste. For the time being BAYER plans to incinerate 4,500 metric tons of highly toxic hexachlorobenzene from Australia, for which the company will receive three million euros.