News tagged with industry
(HealthDay)—Different evolutionary mechanisms likely support the persistence of various psychiatric disorders, according to a study published in the January issue of JAMA Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (13) | 4 |
We're often told by the popular press and well-meaning family and friends that, for good health, we should fall asleep quickly and sleep solidly for about eight hours—otherwise we're at risk of physical ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian scientists have overcome one of the most pressing problems facing the pharmaceutical industry how to create antibodies that are stable enough to meet stringent requirements necessary ...
Medications Jun 29, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Scientists have created versions of the H5N1 bird flu that spread easily among mammals through droplets in sneezes and have concluded that the deadly virus could trigger a global pandemic in humans.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Rather than being a purely grassroots movement that arose spontaneously in 2009, the Tea Party developed in part as a result of tobacco industry efforts to oppose smoking restrictions and tobacco taxes beginning ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A vaccine that slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia has been developed by researchers at the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Research Institute ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new UCSF analysis of tobacco industry documents shows that Philip Morris USA manipulated data on the effects of additives in cigarettes, including menthol, obscuring actual toxicity levels and increasing ...
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Brussels gave its green light Monday to the use of the age-old natural South American sweetener, stevia, in foods and drinks across the European Union.
Other Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new report published today (Thursday) reveals how tobacco companies worked to prevent the strengthening of European tobacco legislation such as improvements to tobacco labelling and ...
Addiction Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Claims that replacing alluring designs on cigarette packs with a plain standardised look will increase illegal tobacco production are baseless - according to a new report published today (Friday) by an international expert. ...
Addiction Nov 23, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
New analysis casts doubt on results of tobacco industry studies into safety of cigarette additives
Health Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The national nutrition policy formulated by Labour and National-led Governments favours the food industry over public health according to new research from the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand..
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
(HealthDay) -- Yet another orally taken medication shows some promise in preventing relapse and disability for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a new report suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The Universitys Tobacco Control Research Group uncovered ongoing interference from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris to influence tobacco tax policies, which are one of the ...
Addiction Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The tobacco industry is now using smarphone apps - a medium that has global reach, including to children - to promote its products, warn researchers in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
An industry (from Latin industrius, "diligent, industrious") is the manufacturing of a good or service within a category. Although industry is a broad term for any kind of economic production, in economics and urban planning industry is a synonym for the secondary sector, which is a type of economic activity involved in the manufacturing of raw materials into goods and products.
There are four key industrial economic sectors: the primary sector, largely raw material extraction industries such as mining and farming; the secondary sector, involving refining, construction, and manufacturing; the tertiary sector, which deals with services (such as law and medicine) and distribution of manufactured goods; and the quaternary sector, a relatively new type of knowledge industry focusing on technological research, design and development such as computer programming, and biochemistry. A fifth quinary sector has been proposed encompassing nonprofit activities. The economy is also broadly separated into public sector and private sector, with industry generally categorized as private. Industries are also any business or manufacturing.
Industry in the sense of manufacturing became a key sector of production and labour in European and North American countries during the Industrial Revolution, which upset previous mercantile and feudal economies through many successive rapid advances in technology, such as the steel and coal production. It is aided by technological advances, and has continued to develop into new types and sectors to this day. Industrial countries then assumed a capitalist economic policy. Railroads and steam-powered ships began speedily establishing links with previously unreachable world markets, enabling private companies to develop to then-unheard of size and wealth. Following the Industrial Revolution, perhaps a third of the world's economic output is derived from manufacturing industries—more than agriculture's share.
Many developed countries (for example the UK, the U.S., and Canada) and many developing/semi-developed countries (People's Republic of China, India etc.) depend significantly on industry. Industries, the countries they reside in, and the economies of those countries are interlinked in a complex web of interdependence.
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