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Medical Research Must Not Ignore Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: experiments, research, testing, sexism, women, petitions )

- 826 days ago -
Today, the majority of medical research is done on men, with women compromising only one-third of test subjects.
Test All Babies for ALD - Vote Yes on Aidan's Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, children, testing, adrenoleukodystrophy, ALD, petitions )

- 1107 days ago -
Aidan Jack Seeger was a happy, healthy, spirited NY boy who, at age 6, suddenly developed vision and concentration problems. His parents thought he just needed glasses. He was misdiagnosed several times.
Mayor of Kauai Vetoes Bill to Limit Pesticide Testing
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, animals, pesticides, DuPont-Pioneer, Syngenta, BASF, Dow AgroSciences, Kauai, testing, food, protection, research, science, safety )

- 2081 days ago -
The mayor of the Hawaiian island of Kauai has vetoed a bill that would have placed restrictions on pesticides used by biotech companies on the island for testing purposes.
U.S. Considers Testing Anthrax Vaccine in Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., considers, testing, anthrax, vaccine, in, kids )

- 2817 days ago -
Should the anthrax vaccine be tested in children? Concerned that terrorists might use the potentially deadly bacteria in some future attack, the government has stockpiled the vaccine, and it's been widely tested on adults. But never on childre Read mo
Heavy Exercise May Produce Asthma-Like Symptoms Even in Healthy Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: exercise, pulmonary, history, testing )

- 3345 days ago -
Studies have shown that in adults, vigorous exercise can cause wheezing and a decrease in pulmonary function testing (PFT), even when there is no prior history of asthma.
Donations Wanted for Native HIV/AIDS Event
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV / AIDS, testing, prevention, donations )

- 3452 days ago -
The organizer of an effort to educate American Indians about HIV/AIDS and provide opportunities to get tested is looking for donations to help pay for the weeklong effort in March
New Technology Could Revolutionalise TB Diagnosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: TB, tuberculosis, South Africa, technology, diagnosis, reliable, automated, testing )

- 3484 days ago -
A new technology being poineered in South Africa may make screening for tuberculosis faster, cheaper and more reliable - and it's all based on technology found on a typical trip through airport security.
12 Babies Die During Vaccine Trials in Argentina
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, testing, vacines )

- 4020 days ago -
At least 12 babies who were part of a clinical study to test the effectiveness of a vaccine against pneumonia have died over the past year in Argentina, the local press reported Thursday.
Health & Wellness  (tags: vaccine, vaccines, vaccination, autism, animal, testing )

- 4066 days ago -
So it comes to this. Ignore the victims and their parents but hey dose up a 'batch' of monkeys and show 'scientifically' that vaccines cause autism and suddenly everyone sits up? What has this world come to? Science? I don't think so.
McDonald's Mice 'Becoming Human'
Health & Wellness  (tags: mcdonalds, mcd, mice, animal, testing, burgers, fries, diet, weight, human, scientists, nutrition, humans, food, fast food, vegetarian, chimps, vegan, chips )

- 4185 days ago -
Mice fed a diet of McDonald's burgers and fries not only put on weight but start to develop human-like genetic traits, scientists have found.
New Test Finds Depleted Uranium 20 Years After Exposure
Health & Wellness  (tags: du, delepled uranium, testing, healthcare, humans, illness, government, medicine, disease, cancer, research )

- 4200 days ago -
Depleted uranium (DU) has been found in the urine of Gulf War vets as long as 20 years after exposure. A highly sensitive test has been developed which can detect DU even when previous screening has proven negative. This test may assist with unresolved he
Pharmaceutical Drugs And Human Guinea Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal, testing, test, vivisection, disease, drugs, health, illness, medicine, research, risk, risks, safety, science, study )

- 4261 days ago -
It has been publicly suggested by one of Britain's most senior scientists, Professor Colin Blakemore, that humans should be used as guinea pigs by chemical companies to cut the costs and time of developing medicines. Actually they already ARE!!
School to Begin Mandatory Drug Testing
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, testing, schools )

- 4306 days ago -
Students in Graves County who want to participate in extracurricular activities have more to think about than just grades.
Safer Medicines - Should Drugs Be Tested on Animals?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drugs, testing, safety, animals, debate )

- 4315 days ago -
If we want safer medicines, should we conduct human-specific testing rather than animal testing? At least, shouldn't we compare the two, to see which more accurately predicts safety for humans? This is the trailer for the groundbreaking new film, Safer Me
New Test for Melanoma May Save Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: melanoma, testing, study, skin, disease, health, healthcare, humans )

- 4317 days ago -
It is estimated that around 60,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed this year, and more than 8,000 people will die from the disease. A report published last fall in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that sentinel-node biopsy can improve

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