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WHO welcomes international treaty on mercury

The World Health Organization (WHO) today welcomes of the approval of a new international convention (1) that will reduce the harmful health effects of mercury. Mercury is recognized as a chemical of global concern due to its ability to travel long distances in the atmosphere; its persistence in the environment; its ability to accumulate in…

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Sir Syed debate competition

KARACHI- Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences held a debate competition between MBBS and BDS students recently with the topic of the debate being “Facebook- advantageous and disadvantageous”. The competition was organized by Assistant Professor Dr. Marium Iqbal , Head of Department of Community Dentistry, with  SSCMS. The chief event being were Assistant Professor Dr….

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Sour Worse Than Sweet for Your Teeth

EMMAUS, PA-According to anecdotal reports from candy store owners, the souring economy has led to a rise in candy sales, both sweet and sour kinds. But it’s not just cavities you have to worry about when turning to those Life Savers; your tooth enamel suffers too, says a study published in theJournal of the American…

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New Mexico firm linked to Salmonella outbreak

NEW MEXICO — U.S District Judge William P. Johnson of the District of New Mexico has signed a consent decree imposing requirements on Sunland Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of peanut products linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney, to keep potentially harmful products from entering the marketplace, according to the U.S. Food and Drug…

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