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Link Between Eye Infections and Contact Lens Use Exposed

...ction Agency regulations that reduce the levels of disinfectant in the water supply may have led to an enhance in the microbial load that contact lens solutions must kill in order to avert disease. "Our results demonstrate that the use of AMO Complete MoisturePlus Multi-Purpose Solution is strongly associated ...

'New Disinfectant can Kill Bird Flu'

A team of Indonesian veterinarians has developed a disinfectant spray it claims kills the bird flu virus on contac...langga University in Surabaya, East Java, said the disinfectant could be used to spray cages and areas where fowl have died from H5N1, the strain of avian influenza...

How Women Attract More Bacteria Then Men

... cut down germs would be to use germ arsenals like disinfectant wipes and sprays. Everyday items like cell phones,...According to Dr. Charles Gerba, "You need to use a disinfectant wipe, or spray disinfectant on a paper towel, and clean the phone off. Never directly spray disinfec...

Consult Doctors Before Whitening Teeth

...e Ramezan with chlorine dioxide, a powerful acidic disinfectant used to clean up toxins that cause infections like...purify water, reported UPI news wire. The acidic disinfectant actually turned her teeth browner. Ramezan's dentist said the unconventional cleaning solvent had da...

Swimming in Troubled Waters

... or swimming in chlorinated water. Chlorine is a disinfectant used universally. The culprit according to lead researcher Dr. Cristina Villanueva is Trihalomethanes (THM), by-products of chlorination. This when, inhaled or absorbed through the skin is bound to increase the risk of bladder cancer. The research ...

Americans’ Concern for Skin Infections, Flu, Spreads Across the Countr

...g: ? Clean surfaces daily with an EPA-registered disinfectant according to the manufacturer’s directions, or ? Use a solution of one tablespoon of bleach mixed in one quart of water to disinfect all non-disposable items and surfaces that may have come in contact with the infected area, wound drainage, or soile...

Chemical Content in Cosmetic Products may be Harmful for Health

...in shampoos - are said to be skin irritants. The disinfectant formaldehyde - in shampoos and hand wash - can make skin flare up and is linked to asthma and headaches, the group said. Some of the chemicals in these everyday toiletries may also trigger irritant reactions or allergy, spokesman for the British S...

Measures To Prevent Bird Flu From Migratory Birds Stepped Up

...ucted by National Bird Flu Control Centre to spray disinfectant in major swamps in three central provinces of Pathum Thani, Suphan Buri, and Nakhon Sawan to ward off the bird flu virus. Dr. Charal said that forestry officials would be asked to closely monitor the migratory birds to check for the virus and to col...

Hantavirus Scare Grips U.S

...p time of the mice infested areas. Bleach water or disinfectant is best to kill the virus for maintaining hygiene in mice habitats ...

Computer Keyboards In Hospitals Could Spread Infection To Patients

...ds. The researchers also tested different types of disinfectant wipes to clean the keyboards. They include isopropyl alcohol wipes, caviwipes, chlorine wipes, clorox disinfecting wipes, sani-cloth plus, vesphene II SE wipes, and paper towels moistened with sterile water. All of them removed or inactivated a...

Bird Flu Sample Tests Positive In Madhya Pradesh

...re culled in 23 villages of Burhanpur district and disinfectant was sprayed in and around 2,600 houses. Earlier, after some cases tested positive in Warad in Maharashtra, 2,916 birds were culled in four villages of Barwani in Madhya Pradesh and samples from all districts bordering Maharashtra were picked up. ...

Anthrax Spores May Resist Water Treatment

... higher concentrations of chlorine or an alternate disinfectant for an extended period of time) may be needed as regular treatment methods may not be effective,' concluded the researchers....

Stem Cell Transplantation Promises Cure for Type 2 Diabetes

...Cell Biology. The patient’s skin is cleaned with disinfectant solution and a small incision is made in the skin (over the inguinal region) following administration of local anesthesia. A very minute puncture is then made in the femoral artery. The extracted stem cells are then introduced directly into the pancr...

Bird flu makes its presence felt in the Crimean peninsula

...after the virus was detected, including the use of disinfectant in affected places, and medical tests on people who had contact with poultry” Taking about the state people say that it is the first time it has been detected in Ukraine. However experts had issued a warning that the virus could be carried by migrat...

Five People Treated For Anthrax In Indonesia

...ouse in the subdistrict has also been sprayed with disinfectant to prevent anthrax from spreading to healthy animals. In response to the outbreak, the South Sulawesi provincial administration has prohibited farmers from taking water buffaloes and cows out of the subdistrict. Similarly, animals from other areas ...

Tech Wizards turn to build Anti-SARS gadgets.

...therpopular gadgets include heatabsorbing fabrics, disinfectant spray gun and awaterless anti-SARS toilet. All of which were priceranged between 2500 to 6000 yuan (about $400 - $6000).The gadgets are expected to hit Canadian and othermarkets in about a months time....

A new infection- 'hot tub lung'

...nheit, where many tubs operate, chlorine loses its disinfectant properties, and MAC can flourish. The bubbles and steam arising from the tub create an aerosol through which MAC readily enters the lung by inhalation. The problem is most likely to occur where owners do not properly clean the tubs or change the fi...

The hazards of using disinfectant hand gel

According to researchers in Dallas, using disinfectant gels, rather than hand rubs, for hospital hand was...ing, the rubs are drying to the skin. That's why disinfectant gels might be initiated. But although they might be easier on the hands, the anti-microbial action o...

Activated charcoal for poisoning treatment

...including certain cough medicines, painkillers and disinfectant cleaners. Home use of activated charcoal has been limited because many parents don't know about it or are uncertain how to administer it. Study found that parents could successfully use activated charcoal at home. Greater efforts need to be put int...

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