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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 28, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Gem Wise jewelry lotion by Geoffrey cake of gemstones in order to preserve the Beauty and durability of any Gem it is important to under stand How to care for since Many gemstones vary consider ably in their reaction to Light and acids these factors must be considered not Only when they Are being but also when a Goldsmith repairs jewellery that is set with in most brilliance of a gemstone can be restored Sim ply by using a mild detergent in warm water with a soft Al though most commercially pre pared jewellery cleaners Are care should be exercised when us ing cleaners that contain ammo Nia or harsh the key area when cleaning any transparent faceted gemstone is the Pavil Ion since this area invariable collects dirt due to the jewellers often use mechanical methods to clean jewellery and these can include 1 ultrasonic cleaning 2 steam ing 3 boiling All mechanical methods of clean ing Are considered dangerous since Many gemstones can be affected by Thermal Shock which can cause a gemstone to break or Thermal Shock results from the rapid expansion or con traction of inclusions inside the always properly pre pare any gemstone that is going to be heated by any of the aforementioned mechanical methods by gently warming the after allow the gemstone to return gradually to room temperature by soaking it in a warm water other than the mild detergent in warm water method of it is always Wise to have a qualified jeweller clean your Jewell they know what to look for and How Best to restore its Beauty without affecting its do next Gem Wise alexandrite the june birthstone Fine jewellers since 1879 birks4 Portage place romanian sets himself on fire after alleged kidnapping Budapest remit it a set him self on Fife outside the embassy 5ft Hun Garys capital yesterday and then claimed that Unk Fioke people tried to abduct him at the austrian Border and take him Back to a hungarian doctor Hie Mifodi was taken to Hospital Ift critical condition with heavy Gyorgy Baranyi told face utes news who Speaks said limit fun told him he had entered Hungary on Friday and wanted to go to Buthe said he could not reach Austria As unknown people whisked him into a cat to take him Back to Fri Matfus romanian tourist passport was stamped to show he arrived in Hungary on Friday and that he left hungarian territory saturday at Hegy shalom on the Border with but he had tto austrian visa or Border stamp in his indicating that he did not reach austrian so whether he got there or not is Baranyi he said he never wants to go Back to he did not know who abducted him or Why he was traffic restriction on Emrina Highway on May work will begin on the Asphalt resurfacing of Pem Bina Highway Between Merriam Boulevard and Mcgillivray Boulevard and is expected to take approximately three months to during this vehicular traffic on Pembina Highway will be maintained in two traffic lanes per Access to All business and residential premises will be maintained at All parking on Pembina Highway will be prohibited during a safety reminder to All Road users the Short Winnipeg summer is a Busy time for Street please be particularly Alert near construction the City of Winnipeg works it operations division streets transportation department effective june the rate of interest on Canada savings Bonds has been increased to per annul for the 5month period ending october rate increased on All hit standing issues All outstanding a matured series of Canada savings Bonds series 38 to 44 issued from 1983 to 1989 will earn the new higher rate of All other terms of the Bonds remain a Good investment just Jot better if you Canada savings you hold a Good and now with the higher interest along with All the other great your Bonds Are even Safe and secure Canada savings Bonds Are fully guaranteed by the government of there also guaranteed never to fall in so you can hold them with Complete peace of and you can Cash them at any that gives you the double Security of knowing your Money is earning Good but is readily available should you need for additional informal i n printed material with Complete information will be available soon wherever you Bank or Canada savings Bonds canals drugs found unsafe Fra tests blamed for bad reactions Washington a More than on half of the new prescription drugs that came on the Market in the United states Between 1976 and 1985 caused reactions serious enough to warrant Label changes or withdraw Al from said a congressional the general accounting office re port found certain classes of drugs including Antii Flamma Derma to logic and Antibiotic drugs were most Likely to cause serious read representative Ted Weiss who requested the report and released it on the weekend in and Vance of formal said shortcomings in the food and drug administrations Druga prov Al process May be responsible for serious Adverse by failing to systematically use evidence of pos approval risks linked to drugs already on the mar Fra May be overlooking prob lems with similar drugs under re View at the Agency but not yet Weiss the in comments included in the said the gaos review was not methodologically sound and very elementary in the Fra also said it is concerned the study will unnecessarily alarm Fra spokesman Jeff Nesbit said even the most extensive prewar Ket testing cannot cover ail possible testing perhaps people Over months or years wont always identify a rare reaction unfolding Over a Long time or affecting perhaps just one person in he said that is Why Fra monitors reports of Adverse drug reactions after a product is the the investigative Arm of reviewed Label changes for the 209 new drugs that were approved from 19761985 to deter mine the seriousness of additional risks identified after the drugs were the study found of the 198 drugs for which data could be or per had reports of serious Adverse those were de fined As those that led to Hospital increased the length of time spent in resulted in severe or permanent disability or six withdrawn six of the drugs were withdrawn from the Market and labels on the rest were changed to add major warnings or precautions for their or to restrict the people for whom it should be the report the Gao also Analysed the characteristics shared by the drugs that had the most pos approval prob it found drugs that were re viewed for use in children were twice As Likely to have reports of serious reactions after the Gao said this is troubling and needs further it found among drugs approved in fewer than four the Shorter the Fra review period the More Likely the drug was to have unanticipated Weiss said serious and unanticipated Adverse reactions Are certainly a risk we must accept when Fra shortens the review time for experimental drugs to treat immediately life threatening illnesses such As aids and but he said for Les serious Dis this May be too High a Price to pay for Shorter approval it can take eight to 10 years for a drug to move through the Fra approval beginning when a company applies for permission to test a new product in the first studies test the drugs safety in a Small number of the drug is tested for if after the Fra reviews All the data which takes an average of 29 the Gao said drug May be approved for the time Between a drugs approval and a pos marketing Label change is five years or the report the Gao recommended the Fra establish a systematic procedure to ensure serious risks discovered alter a new drug has been approved Are evaluated and the information used to improve identification of risks before drugs Are

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