Navigation Links
Irrigation in Medical News

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. Nasal irrigation is a cheap and easy way for people with spring ... Michigan's department of otolaryngology. Nasal irrigation 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 System 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 pulsatile irrigation 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 water Consideration of prior use of growing land Microbial standards and sampling and testing protocol for manure Distance ...

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

... seeking 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. In ...

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 techniques 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. Robust 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 systems. 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 LASIK irrigation 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 practices. 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 ...
Other Contents
(Date:4/17/2014)... honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are ... be impacting native honeybee populations at this time, according ... include including Nosema microsporidia and Varroa ... resilient to these invasive pests, which suggests to us ... Asia and the United States currently are not necessary ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... stark warning on the possible effects of gases such ... times that of carbon dioxide. Now a team of ... fully regenerable electron acceptors which helps explain why large ... being released to the atmosphere. However, there are worries ... into a vicious cycle to release large amounts of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Medical Branch at Galveston are the first to ... cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier ... finding a high incidence of secondary colorectal cancers ... new recommendations that the younger women in this ... after their initial cervical cancer diagnosis instead of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances 2Radiation therapy for cervical cancer increases risk for colorectal cancer 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to enter ... Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the door ... brain damage. , A complex and devastating neurological condition, ... reason for disability in the U.S. The blood-brain barrier ... material into the brain, causing the permanent deficits in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, ... Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new superbug ... The report appeared in the April 17 issue of ... The new superbug is part of a class of ... or MRSA, which is a major cause of hospital ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... D.C. -- The world is less than 40 years ... implications for people and governments, according to a top ... the first time in human history, food production will ... of land, water and energy," said Dr. Fred Davies, ... security. "Food issues could become as politically destabilizing by ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... lost its status as the leading weapon against the ... life, with new research indicating it simply needs to ... use of the cheap anti-malarial drug chloroquine in treating ... of more than half a million people each year ... has developed resistance to chloroquine, but research carried out ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke 2Health News:New MRSA superbug emerges in Brazil 2Health News:Food shortages could be most critical world issue by mid-century 2Health News:Scientists find new way to fight malaria drug resistance 2
Other TagsOther Tags