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World Net Daily

September 27, 2005

Hospital suspends transplants, probes allegation of false records

One of the top organ transplant hospitals in California has suspended its liver program following allegations a Saudi national improperly received an organ ahead of dozens of other needy American patients.

The New York Times (NJ) [Requires free subscription]

by David Kocieniewshi

September 23, 2005

A formal complaint filed Thursday charged that five members of the governing board of the state's embattled medical school work for companies that do business with the school.

Questions about the possible conflicts come as federal and state law enforcement officials investigate irregularities involving millions of taxpayer dollars spent by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, the nation's largest health care university.

Times Online (UK)

by Richard Irving

September 21, 2005

A BRITISH drugs company has found a cure for hayfever derived from the saliva of blood-sucking parasites.

Ticks usually are equated with the spread of Lyme disease, the potentially fatal infection carried by the insect, which it transmits when it bites its victims.

Medical News Today

September 13, 2005

The Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics of the International Chiropractors Association, released today a document entitled, "The Child Patient: A Matrix for Chiropractic Care."

This groundbreaking document, authored by Dr. Joan Fallon, for the first time outlines the parameters for necessity of chiropractic care for children of all ages. "The foundation of chiropractic care is the presence of subluxation," states Fallon. "For children, subluxation manifests itself differently than in adults, and also may occur as a result of multiple non- pain producing activities especially in the very young child.

Socialist Worker

by Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky

September 9, 2005

Two days after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the Walgreens store at the corner of Royal and Iberville Streets in the city’s historic French Quarter remained locked.

They were attending an EMS conference in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck. They spent most of the next week trapped by the flooding--and the martial law cordon around the city. Here, they tell their story.

Guardian Unlimited (UK)

by Sarah Boseley

August 26, 2005

Homeopathy, favoured medical remedy of the royal family for generations and hugely popular in the UK, has an effect but only in the mind, according to a major study published in a leading medical journal today.

A hard-hitting editorial in the Lancet, entitled "The end of homeopathy", demands that doctors recognise the absence of real curative powers in homeopathic medicine. Around 42% of GPs in England will refer patients to a homeopath. In Scotland, where homeopathy has taken off to an even greater extent, 86% are said to be in favour of it.

Guardian Unlimited (UK)

by Alex Kumi

August 26, 2005

An autistic boy who travelled to the US to undergo a controversial treatment for his condition has died. Abubakar Tariq Nadama, five, died after receiving his third chelation therapy.

The boy, who died on Tuesday, went into cardiac arrest following the intravenous treatment, which is designed to remove heavy metals from the body, a coroner in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, confirmed. A police investigation has been launched.

The Washington Post

by Ceci Connolly

August 26, 2005

Flooded with 1,300 comments by employees and threats of high-level defections, the head of the National Institutes of Health agreed yesterday to loosen some of the ethics rules he unveiled in February.

Under the final regulations, about 200 senior staff members will be required to divest large stock holdings in drug and biotechnology companies, NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni said. That is far fewer than the 6,000 employees who would have had to divest under his original proposal to strengthen conflict-of-interest rules at the world's premier biomedical research agency. Congress prompted the new regulations after lawmakers discovered that dozens of scientists had not revealed income and other perks they received from for-profit companies, as required.

Guardian Unlimited (UK)

by Catherine Bennett

August 25, 2005

In 1982 the Prince of Wales was elected president of the BMA, and promptly used this platform to lecture doctors on the attractions of healing. Naturally, he anticipated some resistance.

"Perhaps," he told the doctors, "we just have to accept it is God's will that the unorthodox individual is doomed to years of frustration, ridicule and failure in order to act out his role in the scheme of things, until his day arrives and mankind is ready to receive his message."

Bloomberg (Europe)

by Christopher Elser

August 22, 2005

GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Paxil antidepressant is linked to a higher risk of suicide attempts in adults, according to a review of 16 studies by researchers in Norway and published in BMC Medicine journal.

The review looked at adult patients in studies comparing the Glaxo medicine against a placebo. In April, European health regulators warned that Paxil, Eli Lilly & Co.'s Prozac and other antidepressants shouldn't be used to treat children due to a risk of suicide. Aursnes said his study may convince doctors and regulators to more closely monitor all use of the drug. Glaxo got 1.06 billion pounds ($1.9 billion) in sales from Paxil last year.

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