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New Jersey American Water Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Advisory For Middlesex, Somerset and Union Counties

... N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey American water has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for its customers in the following ... as a precautionary measure resulting from a water main break in the area. Analytical results from ...

Battelle Scientists Named on Patent for Making Oxygen From Light and Water

... controls carbon dioxide using light energy and water without having to make electricity. The machine ... In the case of an artificial lung, there is ample water in the blood from which a PDEC device could make ... catalyst that takes protons and electrons from water and makes molecular oxygen without producing ...

Positive Mosquito Count for West Nile Virus Lead DEP, Southeastern PA Counties to Ramp up Treatment Activities

... -- Pay attention to discarded tires. Stagnant water is where most mosquitoes breed. -- Drill holes ... plastic wading pools when not in use. Stagnant water in a wading pool becomes a place for mosquitoes to breed. -- Turn over wheelbarrows and don't let water stagnate in birdbaths. Both provide breeding ...

Senetek PLC Announces Positive Results from Pyratine-6(TM) Clinical Trial in Patients with Acne Rosacea

... at each follow-up. In addition, transepidermal water loss measurements and facial photography were ... reduction of erythema and papules. Transepidermal water loss measurements showed a 22% decrease in water loss, which supports an improvement in skin ...

Increasing Dairy Milk Production with Electrolyzed Drinking Water

... Board: EAUI), a leading provider of Electrolyzed water - EMPOWERED WATER(TM) - for high- volume, ... divided into two groups. One group's drinking water was electrolyzed, alkaline water and the control group was given regular well ...

'Second Thoughts about Fluoride,' Reports Scientific American

... the USA, is deliberately added to 2/3 of public water supplies theoretically to reduce tooth decay, but ... wonder whether the 1 mg/L added into drinking water is too much, reports Fagin. After 3 years of ... children who lived in communities where the water was fluoridated were 50 percent more likely to ...

Award-Winning Medicine Wheel Returns to the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts on Dec. 1 for 24-hour Vigil Recognizing World AIDS Day

... water bearers from Fort Point Channel to the Cyclorama ... process with black and copper buckets filled with water from Fort Point Channel in South Boston into The ... to the Boston Center for the Arts, where their water will become part of the growing installation ...

Tampax and Always Launch Protecting Futures Program Dedicated to Helping African Girls Stay in School

... region by building a four-kilometer-long water pipeline to 2 schools in this region. In addition to providing direct access to clean water at these schools for all children and ... without having to walk long distances to obtain water for their fellow students -- This Winter ...

FreshFx Recognized for use in the Scalder as a Solution to the 'Yield/Pathogen Reduction Dilemma'

... of the accumulated organic load found in scalder water and other immersion systems," said John Dankert, ... of pathogen control, water-acidification, and water savings through re-use, as well as internal ... the scalders. This could represent cost and water savings -- and less organic debris in the system ...

Study Shows VAPRISOL(R) is Effective in Increasing Serum Sodium Levels and Well-Tolerated in Patients With Euvolemic or Hypervolemic Hyponatremia

... serum sodium levels and helps to restore salt and water balance in patients with hyponatremia due to increased body water (dilutional hyponatremia). VAPRISOL is approved ... arginine vasopressin (AVP), which regulates water and salt balance in the body. It is the most ...

Molnlycke Drives 'Home' the Fight Against Staph and Other MRSA Infections

... to fight germs much longer than soap and water or isopropyl alcohol alone. Hibistat Towelettes work without water and contain a quick-drying formula with added ... that you can carry and use when a sink and water are not readily available. They're ideal for use ...

Study Shows Vasopressin Receptor Antagonist VAPRISOL(R) (Conivaptan Hydrochloride Injection) Significantly Increased Serum Sodium Concentration in Patients with Euvolemic & Hypervolemic Hyponatremia

... serum sodium levels and helps to restore salt and water balance in patients with hyponatremia due to increased body water (dilutional hyponatremia). VAPRISOL is approved ... arginine vasopressin (AVP), which regulates water and salt balance in the body. It is the most ...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

... is lowered. Diuretics work to lower blood pressure by removing excess water and salt from the body. Tekturna was approved in the US in 2007 ... your doctor immediately), and low blood pressure, especially if you take water pills, are on a low-salt diet, get dialysis treatments, have heart ...

Orkin Warns of Four Pests to Avoid this Fourth of July

... ) "Pests usually are attracted to food, water and optimal temperatures, so they love July Fourth as much as anyone," ... when near standing water, shrubbery or tall grass. Remove standing water from gutters, flower pots and elsewhere; mosquitoes can breed in only a ...

Keep Mosquitoes and More Out of Your Yard with Garlic From Garlic Research Labs, Inc.

... any mosquito larvae in standing water, such as puddles, under decks, water in tin cans or depressions in lawns. Generally, four applications are ... with the smell, the odor disappears once the garlic extract diluted in water dries, typically within 3 to 4 hours. Mosquito Barrier is currently ...

Vantia Therapeutics' Lead Candidate VA106483 Demonstrates Positive Anti-diuretic Effect in Phase IIa Trial in Nocturia

... in the kidney by binding to vasopressin (V2) receptors, which regulate water balance. It was discovered by Vantia from its extensive drug candidate ... $500m. The hormone vasopressin is involved in the regulation of the body's water content and as a vasopressin agonist VA106483 has been shown to act as an ...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

... with liquid soap. Hands should be rubbed vigorously under running water of any temperature for at least 20 seconds. Consider singing the "Happy ... based hand sanitizer is a useful alternative to hand washing when soap and water are not available. "Take care to avoid touching your eyes, nose or ...

Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

... They work by adding lipids, ceramides (natural lipids that act as water regulators) or other agents that help to make damaged skin more "normal." ... that the damaged skin can be improved showing less dryness due to less water loss, less inflammation and less need for more potent anti-inflammatory ...

Heavy Marijuana Use May Damage Developing Brain in Teens, Young Adults

... resonance imaging scan called diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) that measures water movement through brain tissues. "The abnormal patterns of water diffusion that we found among the young men with histories of marijuana ...

Resurgent Health and Medical Announces That Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has Ordered 25 CleanTech Automated Handwashing Systems

... compliance by ensuring a pleasant, uniform handwash using high-pressure water jets that perform a consistent wash-and-sanitize cycle every time the ... cleanroom manufacturing and healthcare. CleanTech uses up to 75% less water than manual handwashing, discharges 75% less wastewater, and reduces waste ...

Napo Announces Positive Clinical Data Indicating Crofelemer, Could Effectively Treat Cholera

... dehydration and shock. Without adequate rehydration therapy, the water loss associated with severe cholera results in death for about half of ... in the developing world. The bacteria spreads through contaminated water and food. Because outbreaks can become massive epidemics, it is a ...

Clinical Data Demonstrates 5-Year Efficacy and Safety of Aquamid(R) in Facial Augmentation

... patented hydrogel technology, Aquamid(R) is composed of 97.5% sterile water and 2.5% cross-linked polyacrylamide. The Aquamid(R) hydrogel is ... patented hydrogel technology, Aquamid(R) is composed of 97.5% sterile water and 2.5% cross-linked polyacrylamide. Aquamid(R) was approved in Europe in ...

Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment

... are real and serious and must be addressed." Our energy, water and climate resources are undergoing dramatic changes that, in the ... interactions that exchange energy, improve soil quality, and conserve water and other resources. "Long-term success will depend on the nation's ...

Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Pre-Clinical Studies of Systemic Delivery of Pegylated rHuPH20 Enyzme in Prostate Cancer Models at American Association for Cancer Research Conference

... (MRI), ultrasound, immunohistochemistry, and determination of tumor water content. A summary of findings is as follows: -- Prostate carcinoma ... collapse of pericellular HA surrounding the tumor cells, tumor water content significantly decreased over 3 days, consistent with changes ...

Health Secretary Reminds Kids to Stop Germs - Wash Hands

... Children should remember to scrub their hands with soap and warm running water for 20 seconds, or while singing the ABC song, and then dry with a paper towel. Use the paper towel to turn off the water and open the restroom door. Children can keep their hands clean after ...

NTMir Announces Research Grants for Epidemiology and Household Water as Source of Infection

... III, at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia to study household water systems as a source of pulmonary NTM infection. This project will be ... important information regarding the risk factors associated with household water and NTM lung infection. This study will be the first in a series designed ...

Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists for Mixed Results in Improving Appearance of Skin

... estrogen than others, including the face. Dr. Parsons noted that estrogens benefit the skin in many ways, including an increase in collagen content, water retention and elasticity. During pregnancy when estrogen levels are at their highest, women experience thicker hair and glowing skin. On the other ...

Reliv International's GlucAffect(TM) Proven Effective in Clinical Study

... included 50 overweight individuals who had pre-diabetic glucose levels prior to the study. Subjects taking GlucAffect, a powdered product mixed with water or other liquids, lowered their fasting blood glucose by an average of 30 percent and they lost an average of 16 pounds. Subjects in the control ...

Dry Mouth Linked to Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs

... Brush and floss twice a day Chew sugarless gum or suck on non-citrus flavored or sour sugarless candy Drink plenty of water Brush with a fluoride toothpaste to protect your teeth Use over-the-counter saliva substitutes Avoid alcohol and caffeine ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

... skin product that contains bentoquatam, which prevents urushiol from penetrating the skin. Treatment -- Immediately washing with soap and water after exposure can help. For a mild rash, cool showers, calamine lotion or hydrocortisone cream can relieve symptoms. For severe rashes, or rashes ...

BioCis Pharma Reports Positive Phase IIa Clinical Results in Atopic Dermatitis

... product. Efficacy was assessed by performing instrumental measurements of skin lesion redness (erythema) and skin barrier function by trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) during the 28-day period. Physician assessments, such as Eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI) were also evaluated. ProtoCure emulsion ...

Hand Washing with 4% CHG Antiseptic Kills Flu Viruses

... reduced the virus by 99.99 percent after 15 second, 30 second and 60 second exposures. Both Hibiclens and Hibistat were more effective than soap and water which was used as a comparator test product. "With any type of influenza outbreak, managing the spread of virus is the biggest concern," said ...

Scottsdale Facility to Be First in U.S. to Showcase True REST Technology

... 1951 at the McGill University Perceptual Isolation Laboratory. Flotation REST involves floating on top of a pool of saltwater - 10 inches of water and 800 pounds of Epsom salt - in a specially designed tank with minimal light and sound. Because of the high salt content of the water, which is ...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

... a dose reduction or interruption of treatment with Gleevec may be necessary. Gleevec tablets should be taken with food and a large glass of water to minimize GI irritation. Gleevec tablets should not be taken with grapefruit juice and other foods known to inhibit CYP3A4. Patients should be ...

VA Studies Advanced Prosthetic Arm

... who lost his left arm during combat in Vietnam, said he was "brought to tears" recently when the prosthetic arm allowed him to smoothly bring a water bottle to his mouth and drink. "Learning to use the controls is not difficult," he said, due in part to a sensor in the artificial hand that sends a ...

Siemens Corporate Research Develops RAPID2 System for Fast Discovery of Discriminative Pathogen Signatures

... addition to applications related to healthcare-associated infections and disease outbreaks, SCR's RAPID2 system is suited for use within the food and water industries where products are tested for microbial contamination, as well for discovering genetic targets for cancer diagnostics. About Siemens ...

PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS

... of the study sponsored by the Swiss Pediatric Society. "These encouraging data may be due to the hygroscopic nature [the ability to attract water molecules] of DSCG, and its tendency to grow in size upon inhalation when administered via a dry powder or metered dose inhaler (DPI or MDI). This ...

Glycerin Proven to Improve Bruising and Swelling Caused By Trauma to Skin

... Botox and leg vein injections (sclerotherapy) may also benefit from this single post-procedural application." Glycerin, a humectant, attracts water and helps lubricate and hydrate the skin's cells. It is a thick, water-soluble liquid. Bruises occur when capillary blood vessels break and blood and ...

Ongoing Landmark ROADMAP Study Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Blood Pressure Control at One Year, According to Blinded Results

... II stimulates the release of another hormone that causes enhanced sodium and chloride (salt) retention, with a resultant increase in vascular water retention and blood volume that also contributes to an elevation in blood pressure. Olmesartan medoxomil is a member of the ARB class of ...

New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

... II stimulates the release of another hormone that causes enhanced sodium and chloride (salt) retention, with a resultant increase in vascular water retention and blood volume that also contributes to an elevation in blood pressure. BENICAR is a member of the ARB class of antihypertensive ...
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