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(AP)—South African officials say they have detected bird flu on an ostrich farm but that it is unrelated to the strain that has killed eight people in China.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Indonesia has issued regulations that will require cigarette packets to bear graphic photographic warnings, a long-delayed measure in a country with one of the highest rates of smoking in the world.
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The Philippines Thursday raised tobacco and alcohol taxes in a reform President Benigno Aquino hailed as helping to liberate "more Filipinos from the vices of smoking and drinking".
Health Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most remaining laboratory stocks of a devastating cattle disease should be destroyed to ensure the eradicated virus is not back into nature, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?" California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.
Health Oct 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Over 50 % of the chicken meat that Denmark imports contains extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL), enzymes produced by some bacteria that make them resistant to certain antibiotics that are important in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In China, 350 million people smoke. Each year, 1 million die from smoking. Many more become disabled. Approximately 20 million Chinese farmers produce the world's largest share of tobacco, ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When a farmer or rancher is injured on the job, there's an 11 percent chance that an amputation will occur. That's two and a half times more likely than in any other industry.
Other Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Soldiers in war zones and farmers tending their fields can have in common chronic exposure to chemicals that impact their nerves.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Record numbers of Americans are receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, as food stamps are now known, and many SNAP participants live in neighborhoods with little or no access ...
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Most research that focuses on tobacco examines health risks associated with smoking, says Peter Benson, PhD, a sociocultural anthropologist at Washington University in St. Louis.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A new approach to vaccinating cattle could help farmers worldwide, research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Reducing the risks of catching E. coli O157 in the countryside is everyone's problem. That means we should all take responsibility - individual residents and visitors, as well as farmers and government - according to res ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- New genetic evidence reveals that most British men are not descended from farmers who migrated into Europe from the east 5,00010,000 years ago contrary to previous research.
Genetics Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |