Acumen Fund Announces New Investments In Pakistan To Build Scalable Business That Serve The Poor
... Services to Low Income Populations, Scale Drip irrigation
Systems that Conserve Water and Increase Incomes, ... and sells to smallholder farmers innovative drip irrigation
systems that conserve energy and increase ... them with affordable, high-efficiency drip irrigation
technologies that conserve water in ...
FDA Expands Pepper Warning in Salmonella Outbreak
... salmonella-tainted sample, along with tainted irrigation
water, was found at a second farm.
The U.S. ... both a sample of serrano pepper and a sample of irrigation
water collected by agency investigators on a farm ... of the contaminated serrano pepper and tainted irrigation
water led Lonnie King, the chief of the CDC's ...
Nasal Irrigation Can Help Fight Spring Allergies
... spring cleaning, don't forget your nose.
is a cheap and easy way for people with spring ... Michigan's department of otolaryngology.
involves rinsing the nose and nasal passages with ... work.
"For most patients, the benefit of nasal irrigation
is that it does a great job of treating symptoms ...
Renowned ENT Specialist, Dr. Murray Grossan, Announces Medical Breakthrough on Snoring at PRI-MED Convention in Anaheim on May 15-17
Known as the pioneer of nasal irrigation
in the United States, Dr.
Grossan developed the ... to avoid
surgery by simply using the Hydro Pulse irrigation
for Nose and Throat. The
nasal attachment shrinks ... and the throat
attachment delivers pulsatile irrigation
to the throat, which shrinks the
throat tissues. ...
Stop Allergies: Stop Snoring - Naturally!
... the Gently Pulsating Sinus/Nasal irrigation
LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ... due to pollen and other irritants. No
other sinus irrigation
system provides this exclusive pulsating ... and the throat attachment delivers
to the throat, which shrinks the throat tissues. ...
Saline Irrigation Eases Chronic Nasal Symptoms
FRIDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Saline irrigation
is a safe, inexpensive and effective method for ... Michigan Health System also concluded that saline irrigation
-- the flushing of nasal passages with a salt ... with saline spray.
The patients in the saline irrigation
group showed greater improvement at two, four and ...
Aurora St. Luke's Healing Garden Earns LEED Certification
... existing roof pavers were reused.
The garden's landscaping and irrigation
systems were designed to reduce water consumption through drip irrigation
and drought-tolerant plants. The plants absorb the water before it runs ...
Study suggests surface water contaminated with salmonella more common than thought
... strains, however, was highest near a farm containing cattle and a pivot irrigation
system, suggesting that close proximity to livestock and agriculture ... of larger outbreaks related to produce, because in many cases contaminated irrigation
water, and not the produce itself, may be the cause of the outbreak."
Protecting wine grapes from heat and drought
... PARMA, IDDeficit irrigation
is an agricultural technique used to achieve a variety of results ... aren't too many leaves shading the grapes. For red wine grapes, deficit irrigation
again limits canopy size, but also affects berry components associated ...
DaVita Donates Toys, Shoes and School Supplies for Army National Guard to Distribute in Iraq
... Infantry, 56th Stryker Brigade) has overseen numerous projects to support the Iraqi people, including the building of wells for drinking water and irrigation
as well as repairing and constructing schools, local soccer fields, small businesses and a medical clinic.
"I would like to say thank you ...
Ophthalmologists Invited To Participate in Betadine for EKC Treatment Study
... -- Dr Daniel Goldberg, a leading New Jersey ophthalmologist is coordinating a new study to measure the effectiveness of using 5% Betadine irrigation
for treatment of acute EKC -- a common, worldwide, highly contagious and often severe form of conjunctivitis with the potential for long term visual ...
Cystic Fibrosis Treatment May Cause Hearing Loss
... 43 percent had received more than 10 courses of aminoglycosides intravenously.
Patients who underwent more than five treatments with nasal irrigation
of aminoglycosides were also at risk for sensorineural hearing loss, the study found.
Pulmonary and sinonasal infections are common in cystic ...
Dueling Produce Safety Standards Highlight Void Left by Lack of FDA Regulation
... the criteria missing in the 1998 FDA guidance but addressed in the others:
Microbial standards and sampling and testing protocols for irrigation
Consideration of prior use of growing land
Microbial standards and sampling and testing protocol for manure
Cardium Reports on Recent Highlights, Financial Results and 2009 Outlook
... who were compared with a standard robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RLP) cohort of 666 controls. Pelvic cooling was achieved using cold irrigation
and an endorectal cooling balloon cycled with 4 degrees Celsius saline. Urinary continence was defined as requiring no urinary pads. The return to ...
Safety Alert for Buyers of Used Commercial Zero Turn Mowers
About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of turf and landscape maintenance equipment, and precision irrigation
systems. With sales of nearly $1.9 billion in 2008, Toro's global presence extends to more than 140 countries through its reputation of world-class ...
Austin, Texas, Physicians Second in Nation to Perform New Procedure for Difficult-to-Treat Atrial Fibrillation Cases
... identify gaps in the lesions created by the surgeon. After the gaps are located, the electrophysiologist completes the ablation using a specialized irrigation
catheter. This portion of the treatment is similar to a standard A Fib ablation, but requires less time.
The targeted patient population ...
Rx for Wellness: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Opens
... systems, as well as high-efficiency equipment and window systems. Plus, a variety of woodlands and wetlands were preserved to reduce chemical and irrigation
needs, and 3,000 trees have been planted on the property. There also are plans to create walking and biking trails in the wooded area surrounding the ...
Solos Endoscopy, Inc.'s Breast Endoscopy System Featured in January Issue of Outpatient Surgery Magazine
... doctors can enter the breast through the nipple, navigate through the mammary ducts, where most breast cancers originate and develop, and use irrigation
and video technology to observe any abnormalities. The procedure lasts approximately fifteen minuets.
"Solos Endoscopy is pleased to have the ...
Case Western Reserve professor helps control infectious diseases with models and math
... burden on many developing nations (with limited health resources). To complicate matters the disease is now spreading to new habitats through irrigation
projects, or other changes in land-water use. Tourism, refugee movement and migration in general are bringing the disease into new areas in Africa ...
Blue Shield of California Opens New Lodi Campus
... available locally. Blue Shield has
also installed energy-efficient heating, cooling and lighting systems,
special plumbing to reduce water use, an irrigation
system using reclaimed
water, and is recycling 50% of construction waste.
Three years ago, Blue Shield began its search for a location to build ...
CEO of Jurlique Issues Industry Call to Action at Natural Beauty Summit
ways to create a lighter footprint.
A typical week in Eli's schedule is as likely to find him in Jurlique's
farm fields working on irrigation
issues as it is to find him in Japan,
where Jurlique has 15 stand alone stores and a presence in niche department
stores such as Takishimaya.
China Yingxia International, Inc. Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Year 2007 Results
... a short tem loan of $2,194,774 to the agriculture production base in Hulan county, Helongjiang Province to help finance the well sinker and irrigation
project due to an unexpected severe drought in the northern part of China during the summer of 2007. The purpose of the loan was to support ...
Robert H. Smith 'Feeding the Future' with $15 Million Gift to Hebrew University of Jerusalem
... H. Smith Institute for
Plant Sciences, is a worldwide leader in sustainable agriculture and
environmental conservation. Innovations include: drip irrigation
adopted worldwide, plant-derived treatments for malaria, aquaculture and
genetically enhanced produce and flowers.
"Hebrew University ...
TU Delft tests windmill for seawater desalination
... calm periods. The storage of water is after all a great deal cheaper than that of electricity.
The chosen windmill is normally used for irrigation
purposes. These windmills turn relatively slowly and are also very robust. On the basis of the windmills capacity at varying wind speeds, it is ...
U.S. Food Safety: Home-Grown Problems Abound
... close to cattle and, sometimes, wild animals. The E. coli spinach contamination could have come from cattle or boar feces, or from contaminated irrigation
systems, federal officials concluded.
The widening of E. coli cases from protein products to fresh fruits and vegetables is related to "the fact ...
Social Justice Issues Take Main Stage at Egypt's National Democratic Party Convention
... agricultural institutions; marketing systems and post-harvest
services; farming and reclamation plans; and policies to develop water
resources and irrigation
Providing citizens with healthcare, improving Egyptian agriculture and
making crucial advancements in education are priority issues for ...
Diana Hatsis of Chiltern Will Present at the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) 35th Annual Continuing Education Program Held in Conjunction With the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting
... C.O.T. will lecture at the JCAHPO annual continuing education
program. Diana who designed an ophthalmic surgical instrument, the Hatsis
Cannula, worked in ophthalmic practice for several years
prior to joining Chiltern as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA). The
meeting will take ...
TyRx Pharma, Inc. Announces Presentation of Results to Benefit Women with Breast Implants (In-Vivo Efficacy Study Regarding AIGISRx DEB) at the Plastic Surgery 2007 Meeting on October, 28 2007 in Baltimore, MD
... appropriate breast pocket irrigations. The
study results demonstrate that this device provides superior antimicrobial
protection compared to current irrigation
methods with less inflammation
and capsule formation. It appears that this device may greatly benefit all
patients with breast implants." Capsular ...
NEWSWEEK International Editions: Highlights and Exclusives, Oct. 1, 2007 Issue
... development specialists are rediscovering "primitive" water
systems. These include the use of foot pumps used by the Chinese 2,000
years ago, irrigation
networks that evolved in Peru 1,000 years ago and
stone-lined aqueducts in Saudi Arabia. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20920358/site/newsweek/ A ...
Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity
... also in areas like waste water treatment, drip irrigation
and conservation .
"Most of our ... pointed out that Israel also had excellent drip irrigation
technology with 60 percent of its agricultural ... of our agricultural land is cultivated wit drip irrigation
system and sprinklers, whereas the potential is ...
Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India
... development in India since independence through major, medium and minor irrigation
schemes and multipurpose projects. The live storage capacity of the ... State Governments through various schemes, programmes, such as Accelerated irrigation
Benefits Programmes (AIBP); Command Area Development and Water Management ...
Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India
... of the world. Postulated explanations include migration of birds, certain irrigation
projects, animal smuggling and global warming.
Japanese Encephalitis ... followed by a booster three years later. Improved management for irrigation
of water resources can be undertaken to reduce the transmission of ...
Climatic Change Cause of Dafur Conflict-UN
... solutions that go to the root causes of the conflict," he said.
The U.N. chief called for sustained economic development, possibly involving new irrigation
and water storage techniques and efforts to improve health, education and roads.
"The international community needs to help organize these ...
Desalination of Sea is Not a Solution to Tackle Global Water Scarcity: WWF
... to minimise damage to the marine environment, he said.
Desalination plants already play a major role in providing water for drinking and irrigation
in areas such as the Middle East, where freshwater supplies are scarce. But many other nations, including the US, China and Spain are turning to the ...
Desertification, a Major Threat, Says UN
... fleeing degraded homelands.
The report called on governments in arid regions to revise rules on land use to halt overgrazing and unsustainable irrigation
practices. It also urged better coordinated policies to address the problem of desertification.
It said about 2 billion people, a third of the ...
Climate Change Reorganized Tibetan Culture 700 Years Ago: Study
... the Tibetan plateau, like all mountainous areas, is likely to experience earlier snowmelt.
As a result, people who rely on snowmelt for irrigation
will be forced to plant their crops earlier, before the start of the traditional growing season.
"Water conflicts are likely to increase in ...
Fresh Water, HIV Biggest of India's Six Challenges: Chidambaram
... a "grave challenge", Chidambaram advocated tapping India's 7,000-km coastline for desalinating water, as also for recycling water and more efficient irrigation
As for energy supplies, he contended that India would have to "depend on the world" till it made additional discoveries at home. ...
Contamination fear prompts lettuce recall
... Salinas-based Nunes Company has voluntarily recalled its lettuce after irrigation
water samples tested positive for E. coli contamination//. This happened just 9 days after the FDA relaxed its advisory against eating fresh spinach. ...
Manure Blamed as Cause for the E Coli Out Break
The epidemic which seems to have fanned out from California could have blown out of proportion because of other parameters like contaminated irrigation
water, unhygienic methods of handling produce and contamination of produce during transportation, as well.
The ban on fresh spinach, which was ...