Leo Sher, M.D. The VI Baltic Symposium of Biological Psychiatry will be held in Palanga, Lithuania, on April 23, 2010. The Symposium is organized by the Lithuanian Society of Biological Psychiatry. Dr. Florence Thibout, President of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) will be one of the Invited Speakers at the Symposium.
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Leo Sher, M.D. The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) has announced that it invites National Societies to host the 12th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry in 2015 or the 13th Congress of Biological Psychiatry in 2017. The 10th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on May […]
On September 22, 2009, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a ban on cigarettes with flavors characterizing fruit, candy, or clove. The ban, authorized by the new Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, is part of a national effort by the FDA to reduce smoking in the U.S. The FDA’s ban on […]
The 9th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry was held on June 28-July 2, 2009, at the Palace of Congresses (Le Palais des Congrès de Paris) in Paris, France. The new leadership of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) was elected on July 1, 2009. Prof. Florence Thibaut (France) is the new President […]
An Air France airliner disappeared from radar early Monday morning (June 1, 2009). The airliner, carrying 228 passengers, disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean as it was traveling from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil to Paris, France. Air France flight 447 was supposed to arrive at Charles Degaulle Airport just after 11:00 in the morning on June […]
The World Health Organization informs that 53 countries have officially reported 15,510 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection, including 99 deaths. The largest numbers of cases are registered in the U.S. (about 8,000), Mexico (about 5,000) and Canada (about 1,100). The World Health Organization also reports that in view of the threat posed by the current […]
The National Safety Council is calling on motorists to stop using cell phones and messaging devices while driving, and is urging governors and legislators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to ban the behavior. The two biggest distractions on the road today: talking on cell phones and text messaging. People know that […]