Tag: "contamination" at medical news
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
... Fish advisories due to damaging levels of toxic contamination
in Great Lakes fish serve as a potent warning that...fish remains a healthy choice for consumers, toxic contamination
levels suggest that we are still treating the Great Lakes as a toxic waste dump, said Aaron Freeman,...
France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak
...mic as there has not been, for the moment, a human contamination
from the H5N1 virus," Health Minister Roselyne Bachelot said. But she added "we must be vigilant as the great flu epidemic that followed the war of 1914, the Spanish flu" came from a strain of bird flu. Scientists believe a strain related to toda...
NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella
...method and colony counts to determine the level of contamination
and takes up to four days. No assurances can be given that the Company will be able to locate a third party with which to pursue the commercialization of its biosensor, that any negotiations with a third party will result in the consummation of a str...
Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China
...00 brands. Subsequently there was this report of contamination
of toothpaste shipped to Central America.China did...00 brands. Subsequently there was this report of contamination
of toothpaste shipped to Central America. China did rebut some of the criticism and said it was all...
Contamination of the Environment by Antibiotics Fed to Livestock
...nts to absorb antibiotics raises the potential for contamination
of human food supply. However, Satish Gupta, group... materials in a manner that does not contribute to contamination
of crops by residues of prohibited substances, which includes antibiotics. However, manures containi...
Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation
...this problem, otherwise, not only Tirupur but this contamination
will spread over to nearby areas as well,' says Kalidass. The discharge of untreated effluent has already damaged over 80,000 acres of farmland along the Noyyal River. It has also brought a decline in the yield of crops like turmeric and bananas. ...
H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed at Czech Turkey Farm
...t, said on television. The chance of bird to human contamination
was "very low, minimal" he stressed, highlighting the lower hygiene standards and the close proximity of humans and birds in Asia, where most deadly cases of bird flu have occurred. "People living in the area should not fear that it will spread," ...
WTC Neighborhood Residents Misled on Extent of Contamination
...he residents of Lower Manhattan on the extent of contamination
in their condominiums and apartments. According to the report, made public Wednesday during a Senate subcommittee hearing, the Environmental Protection Agency did not accurately report the results of a residential cleanup program in 2002 and 2003. ...
Recall of the AIDS Drug Causes Panic in Zambia
...rom the European Union market after they found the contamination
while investigating reports from patients that the...l smell. The company in a statement said that the contamination
had been caused by an interaction between two chemicals, one of them a cleaner, in a vessel in which...
Study of Bacterial Pathogen may Give Insight to Cancer Development
... particularly susceptible. Ireton suggests that contamination
can be avoided by cooking all meats thoroughly, avoiding dairy products that are not pasteurised, and washing all fruits and vegetables thoroughly before consumption....
Indian-born Australian Scientist Wins Award for Stem Cell Research
...reakthrough eliminates the risk of animal-to-human contamination
in potential stem cell therapy treatments. The line is called Endeavour-1. "This is the first such line produced in Australia and only the second one in the world, which does not use animals in any way," says Sidhu. Human embryonic stem cell lin...
Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?
...ontamination. The foods have also been spiked with contamination
purposely to make it look having more protein. H...minated food. By the time of human consumption the contamination
has been diluted to an insignificant level....
FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination
...esting glycerin and other controls to identify any contamination
with DEG before use in the manufacture or preparat... problems that continue to occur with this kind of contamination
in some parts of the global supply of glycerin. DEG poisoning is an important public safety issue...
Sewage Flows into Hudson River in a Torrent
...stchester side were likely to be exposed to enough contamination
that they should disinfect boats, equipment and themselves, health officials said. On Friday afternoon, residents in the area of the Greystone Metro-North Railroad station in Yonkers called the county after they heard rushing water just north and e...
Beef Firm in US Withdraws Its Products from Markets After E. Coli Outbreak.
...the market 1,126 pounds of beef trim for suspected contamination
although the two incidents are not connected. Workers at Lunds and Byerly's have voluntarily removed ground beef off the shelves at all their 21 retail outlets. The chain has appealed to all its customers to either throw away the beef they already ...
Poisoned Workers of Hindustan Lever Demand Treatment
...re-holders to raise to raise the issues of mercury contamination
and long term medical remediation of the victims a...C) has taken a strict note of the existing mercury contamination
in an around the HLL factory site and fixing the liability on HLL ordered the company to reinstate...
New Electro-chemical Biosensor to Check Food Contamination
...d as an alarm for the rapid detection of 'risk' of contamination
in practices based on Risk and Critical Control Point Analysis, Pividori said. The findings of the study have been published in the journals Analytical Chemistry and Biosensors and Bioelectronics....
Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning
...s a vital breakthrough in the control of bacterial contamination
and associated health risks. The research agreemen...duce the risk to consumers by decreasing bacterial contamination
of meat that is prevalent in poultry processing and is transferred to chicken meat on grocery shelve...
Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution
...at todays voluntary recall is related to a product contamination
issue and this does not impact any of AMOs other contact lens care products, including our family of hydrogen peroxide disinfecting solutions," the statement said. AMO said in its statement that consumers who believe they are in possession of the ...
Fecal Bacteria, a Source of Contamination
...g was more conclusive in pinpointing the source of contamination
than testing with a single method. Effective pollu...so suggest that different tools for tracking fecal contamination
may have varying relevance to the more specific goal of tracking the sources of E. coli in water or ...
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