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Daily Archives: 2016-11-12

Vapers tell WHO: A billion smokers deserve equal access to safer products

New Delhi – Vapers on 9 November had called on the World Health Organisation to allow the world’s one billion smokers to have equal access to safer alternatives to cigarettes. Officials in closed-door meetings between the WHO and government health ministries in Delhi this week are considering banning electronic cigarettes, despite acknowledging they are significantly safer than cigarettes. They ejected …

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Approval granted by Government on Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening (PGS)

Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong has announced that the Government has granted approval on Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening (PGS) to identify chromosomal abnormalities in embryos created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF), with the aim of improving the chances of conceiving. This is the response on MP for Nee Soon GRC Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang's queries who asked the Minister for Health …

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