News tagged with safety standards
French surgeons have fitted 650 people with replacement hips that had not been certified as meeting European standards, it emerged Thursday in a case with echoes of a scandal over faulty breast implants.
Surgery May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The majority of family doctors receive little or no information about harmful effects of medicines when visited by drug company representatives, according to an international study involving Canadian, U.S. ...
Medications Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Bunk beds and baby change tables are among the hidden dangers around the home causing serious injury and death to Queensland children.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
US labs that research bioterror germs such as anthrax are at risk for accidents because they do not have uniform building and operation standards, a Congressional investigative group said on Monday.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Proceedings against a German safety standards firm that gave defective breast implants the all clear kicked off Friday in France, with millions of euros claimed in damages.
Other Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The average skin cancer risk from sunbeds is more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun – according to new research from the University ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Doctors are calling for improved safety warnings and childproof packaging for laundry and dishwasher detergent liquitabs, following a cluster of incidents in which toddlers have inadvertently swallowed the capsules.
Pediatrics Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of East Anglia research shows children at risk from rural water supplies
Health Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Shoppers will continue to see the Fresh Local Produce sign in supermarkets, but stores will increasingly require growers to show proof of good agricultural practices, according to Penn State's College ...
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A longstanding California occupational safety program requiring all businesses to eliminate workplace hazards can help prevent injuries to workers, but only if it is adequately enforced, according to a new study by the RAND ...
Health Jan 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The social, and psychological reasons women have breast implant surgery are complex and multi-faceted says Professor Julie Kent a sociologist from the Center for Health & Clinical Research at UWE Bristol. These considerations, ...
Cancer Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The nation's transition to electronic medical records, now in full swing, risks overlooking potential patient safety problems, independent advisers warned the Obama administration Tuesday.
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 1