Sifting for salt strategies from the Sodium Working Group
- Health Canada sidesteps commitment to new salt reduction strategy. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE571
The article focuses on the recommendations issued by the Sodium Working Group of Health Canada for curbing the high salt consumption of Canadians. It says that the Sodium Reduction Strategy calls on restaurants and food manufacturers to reduce the sodium content of their products, and on Health...
- Stem Cell Sector Gets a Healthy Shot in the Arm. Winter, Peter // BioWorld Today;6/7/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 110, p1
The article presents a reprint of the article "Stem Cell Sector Gets a Healthy Shot in the Arm," by Peter Winter, which appeared in the June 4, 2012 issue of "BioWorld Insight." It focuses on the approval by Health Canada of Prochymal (remestemcel-L), the allogeneic stem cell treatment for...
- Research ethics council faces dissolution. Shuchman, Miriam // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p890
The article presents a reprint of the article "Research ethics council faces dissolution," by Miriam Shuchman, which appeared in the www.cmaj.ca. It reports that the funds of National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) were withdrawn by the Health Canada and the Canadian Institutes of...
- No Deal: report predicts failures on salt reduction. Quinn, Ian; Hegarty, Ronan // Grocer;7/7/2012, p4
The article reports on the developments in the implementation of the government policy to reduce the levels of salt in food in Great Britain. Based on the data from the Department of Health's Responsibility Deal, several suppliers like United Biscuits, General Mills and Kraft are not meeting...
- US Institute of Medicine urges mandatory reductions in salt content. Benac, Nancy // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE395
The article presents a reprint of the article "US Institute of Medicine urges mandatory reductions in salt content," by Nancy Benac, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on April 28, 2010. It says that the U.S. Institute of Medicine suggested in a report that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
- Briefly. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, pE265
The article offers news brief related to health. U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a compromise plan that will authorize the U.S. government to control the health insurance industry. The British Parliament's Science and Technology Committee cite that National Health Service must stop funding...
- Health Days Calendar. // Journal of the Canadian Dental Association;Jan2004, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p16
The article focuses on a calendar of health-related events through 2004 offered by Health Canada.
- Recall of products. // Raven's Eye;Jan2002, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p2
Reports the request of Health Canada for a recall of certain products containing Ephedral or ephedrine. Risk of the products to health; Advice for consumers to stop using ephedrine; Need to consult pharmacist.
- Homemade pesticides pose health risks. // Filipino Post;7/12/2012, p5
The article reports on the dangers posed by homemade pesticides advised by the Health Canada.