News tagged with adverse effects

Restricted working hours have had little effect in US

Reducing doctors' working hours from over 80 a week does not seem to have adversely affected patient safety and has had limited impact on postgraduate training in the United States, finds a study published in the British ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Other
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New targeted drug helps smokers stub it out

Researchers working in a research project within the Academy of Finland's Research Programme on Substance Use and Addictions have been developing a targeted drug that could aid in smoking reduction therapy. The new drug slows ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Medical research
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Wastewater's Tasmanian Devil

In the months leading up to the summer, a question that I frequently heard was "Tasmania? You're going to spend your summer in Africa?" Another popular comment was "You realize it's winter down there, right?" Yes, I was fully ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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FDA cracks down on illegal supplements

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on manufacturers of certain weight loss, body building and sexual enhancement supplements that contain potentially dangerous ingredients.

dateDec 15, 2010 in Medications
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