No, the US does not want more Filipino nurses. Federal authorities are simply looking for a Filipino nurse who reportedly masterminded one of the biggest health care scam.
A drug company that produces a popular sedative is now protesting the use of its product for death penalty executions in Ohio, USA.
A London-based medical journal has declared fraudulent a study, published over a decade ago, linking autism with a vaccine against mumps and the German measles.
Parents who bear many children deprive each one of certain fundamental human rights; chiefly, access to education and the opportunity to live without the encumbrance of having to eke a living for their family at an early age.
As the world struggles to satisfy the long line of patients in need of organ transplants – two million each year but only 10,000 able to find suitable donors – the macabre see a huge potential in the billions-strong Chinese population.
The World Health Organization drew flak for declaring swine flu a pandemic, a decision that was allegedly influenced by advisors liked to pharmaceutical companies.
The most critical of the questions is on how events unfolded where the WHO changed its definition of what pandemics are and when it should be declared which eventually lead to the purchase of billions of products from two pharmaceutical giants – Roche and GlaxoSmith Kline – makers of the antiviral drugs Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and Zanamivir (Relenza).