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El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...re rivers meet the sea, and infects humans through contaminated water. Researchers previously had proposed a link between cholera outbreaks and distant El Ni?o Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events that were mediated by increased sea-surface temperatures and higher numbers of bacteria-bearing zooplankton. But it ...

Water - The silent killer!!!

... million people die of diarrhea caused by drinking contaminated water and 90% of those deaths are among children "Diarrhea can be reduced by 26% when basic water, hygiene and sanitation are supplied," the report states. "Yet...40% of world's 6 billion people have no acceptable means of sanitation, and more than 1...

HIV did not arise from polio vaccine

... cells. These chimp cells, some say, may have been contaminated with the virus that became HIV-1, the strain responsible for most of the world's HIV infections. The Wistar Institute has always denied that any chimp cells were used in manufacturing its OPV. But the fact that mainstream researchers believe HIV aro...

Hemopurifier may revolutionise AIDS treatment

... removed HIV from several 10-milliliter samples of contaminated blood plasma. The inventor of the filter, Dr. Julian Ambrus, said this blood filtration could be used along with other treatment modalities like AZT and antiviral cocktails....

Just spice it up!!!!! Anti bacterial effects of spices unraveled in the West

...commercially pasteurized apple juice that had been contaminated with one of three common food pathogens - Salmonella typhimurium, Yersinia enterocolitica or Staphylococcus aureus. In a week's time, the researchers found that bacterial levels were reduced in the apple juice that had the added cinnamon in comparis...

Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed

...to humans through dogs, cattle and on contact with contaminated water....

Drinking arsenic water leads to cancer

... less than 200 meters (650 feet) below ground, are contaminated with arsenic. The report is based on information local and international researchers have gathered over the past decade, said Zafar Adeel, the U.N. university's academic program officer on environment and sustainable development. The world bank ha...

Prevention is better than cure

...om the coughs and sneezes of victims or from virus contaminated objects. Symptoms of a cold include one or more of the following: running or stuffy nose, sore throat, hoarseness, 'dry' cough, tiredness, headache, bouts of sneezing and fever. Children are six times more prone to colds as compared to adults, one...

E. coli strains resistant to a common antibiotic

Food contaminated with a strain of drug-resistant E. coli has emerged as a possible new source of urinary tract infections. E. coli is a normal inhabitant of the digestive tract that can cause both intestinal upsets and urinary infections. But while E. coli from bad f...

Biotechnology on the lead

... as botulism, which normally occurs in humans from contaminated foods."However, this is a toxin that really is one of the most lethal toxins known to man, that could be used as a biowarfare or a bioterrorism agent. "We're currently working on a vaccine that uses biotechnology to take a fragment of the toxin - a...

FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations

...ding incorrect labeling and release of potentially contaminated blood, a lack of adequate quarantine and inventory controls and inadequate donor registration controls. The FDA wants the court to grant it the power to levy fines of $10,000 a day as well as for each future safety violation inspectors discover....

Fight against E.coli

...all amounts of the spice to samples of apple juice contaminated with// the E. colibug killed off almost all the bacteria. Just one teaspoon of cinnamon killed 99.5% of the bacteria after three days at room temperature. When the same amount of cinnamon was combined with either of the preservatives sodium benzoat...

Risk for Pregnant Women

...s faced elevated risks during pregnancy because of contaminated municipal tap water.// According to the study, jus...e water going into the treatment plant means water contaminated with chlorination byproducts coming out of your tap," Jane Houlihan, EWG's research director, said i...

Link between chlorine byproducts and pregnancy risks

Millions of Americans have been drinking tap water contaminated with chemical byproducts from chlorine. Chlorine is commonly used to disinfect drinking water.// When it is added to water that contains organic matter such as runoff from farms or lawns, however, it can form compounds such as chloroform that can cau...

Effective And Economical Agent For Anthrax

...tive treatment because the structure is so heavily contaminated with anthrax spores. Another advantage of using methyl bromide fumigant is that it will not damage equipment, furnishings or sensitive materials. Chlorine dioxide is corrosive and may damage electronics, fabrics and photographs, among other things....

Ulcer causing bug found in stored food

...althcare Research Institute, the bacteria probably contaminated the food products during handling in the store or slaughterhouse. H. pylori infects the stomach lining, causing an inflammatory response that can increase the risk for gastritis and gastric cancer, but may be treated with a regimen of antibiotics. T...

The hazards of domestic travel

... contract leptospirosis through contact with water contaminated with the urine of rats or dogs. So protect yoursel... intestinal infection that comes from ingestion of contaminated lack or stream water....

Colon cancer linked with common virus

...//It's imparted in the air, and maybe also through contaminated food and water. Normally the JC virus is completely harmless, but in people with weak immune systems it has been known to increase the risk of brain cancer and other diseases of the nervous system. Now researchers at Temple University in the US hav...

Scientists review SARS

...n infected individual.Some evidence suggested that contaminated feces andurine could contribute to the spread of SARS if theybecame dispersed in droplets in the air. But thatroute is not a major means of spreading SARS, Dr. Ryansaid by telephone in a news conference after themeeting in Geneva.The W.H.O. has recei...

Diabetics Need to Guard Against Nail Fungus

...ools, communal showers and other areas potentially contaminated with nail fungus. The AADE offers these tips on preventing nail fungus: Don't wear tight-fitting shoes or the same pair of shoes every day. Wear socks that absorb moisture. Wash and dry feet daily. Remove shoes and socks at every doctor visit so ...

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