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Air pollution hits heart patients during exercise

...pollution is linked with the exhaust coming out of factory smokestacks, and with diesel vehicle fumes. It's not clear whether these findings also extend to healthy people. However, if you have heart problems you are probably better off exercising in an air-conditioned gym than in the outdoors - especially ...

Listeria Food Poisoning Can Be Dangerous In Pregnant Women And Elderly

...Regular laboratory testing of food samples and the factory environment should also form a key element of the strategy adopted by the food industry. Meanwhile consumers are encouraged to play their part by adhering closely to all manufacturer instructions on ready-to-eat food products.” News Extract Source: ...

New Anthrax Vaccines Will Take time

...e to resume shipping after four years in which its factory repeatedly failed FDA inspections.``This is the only vaccine that we will have if there is another anthrax attack,'' Lucey said. Last fall's anthrax outbreak killed five people on the East Coast. The Washington Hospital Center tested more than 400 pe...

Consumers of soft drinks to be more alert

...ast month, despite widespread protests against the factory for its over utilization of groundwater in the area. The state government has said it will approach the Supreme Court against the high court order allowing the Coke plant to reopen. Source: IANS...

GlaxoSmithKline to Supply United States with 8 Million flu vaccine, Fluarix

...t year, when British inspectors shut down Chiron's factory in Speke, near Liverpool, because of contamination. Chiron was to produce 50 million shots of its Fluvarin vaccine at the plant last year, and the shutdown cut the number of doses US public health officials had expected by half. Congress asked why su...

Rocket Factory Is Under The Risk Of Desert Fire In San Fernando

A rockect factory in San Fernando is in the risk of getting on fire ... have been evacuated in that region and the rocket factory which is considered to be highly toxic is in the risk of getting on fire. Fire fighters and police p...

Osteopontin: a useful biomarker in asbestos-related cancer

...rs at risk for high levels of exposure are miners, factory workers, carpenters, electricians//, ship fitters, ships' electricians, boilermakers, insulation manufacturers, railroad workers, gas-mask manufacturers, and pipe insulators. Recently, a study, published in the October 13 issue of New England Journ...

Chiron Corporation Gets US Contract To Produce Bird Flu Vaccines

... tissue culture the production will be done in its factory in Liverpool, England. Chiron is expected to complete its production and deliver the stocks to the public in US by the starting of 2006. (IANS) Avian Influenza or Bird Flu: This is also commonly called bird flu. Although the disease mainly spre...

Eat 'The' Color and be healthy

...that convenience foods are manufactured in a large factory with large equipment. On the contrary the preliminary preparations made by the homemaker also contribute to making convenience foods. The major advantage of them is saving both time and energy of the individual. As well as dispensing off with prelimi...

High Levels Of Noise In Work Place Found To Increase Blood Pressure

...died different types of noise usually found in the factory setting. It was categorized into three groups as follows: continuous "usual" noise (recorded between 41-103 decibels), elevated continuous noise (found to be between 46-124 decibels), and spikes in instantaneous loud noises (113-145 decibels). A di...

Highly Educated More Prone To Parkinsons Disease

...e in active, manual jobs, such as construction and factory workers, had the lowest risk. No clear explanation for the trend has yet been found, but based on previous Parkinson's research, which shows that regular exercise can protect against the disease, and slow its onset, researchers theorize that the ri...

Domestic Violence: The Silent Killer of Women Worldwide

...3, Bangladesh: Rehana, a worker in a local garment factory has been beaten black and blue by her husband. Reason: she refused to part with the money she had kept for the children’s school fees for his amorous adventures. A 7-year study conducted by the World Health Organization on the much-neglected subjec...

Harsh British Winter Could Kill Upto 90,000 Pensioners

...in's dwindling strategic stockpiles, could lead to factory shutdowns and a return to the three-day week. One of the most severe winters in Britain was recorded in 1963 when temperatures dropped to minus 22 degrees Centigrade - the Thames had turned into a sheet of ice, while large parts of England were und...

Conroy’s May Not Be Permitted To Resume Production Soo

...rain of the listeria virus was found in the Bowden factory of the company by the Health Department, resulting in its corned beef unit being closed down for a week. The bacteria has already claimed two lives in the country in recent times, and two more are reportedly recovering from the infection. A convey...

Meat firm 'won't go down without a fight'

...t results and the company's measures to ensure the factory is listeria-free. "Our priority is public health... from supermarkets after listeria was found on its factory plant's saw, conveyor, slicer block, floor drains and cryovac machine. It has since removed the conv...

China reports seventh bird flu victim

.... The seventh victim, Zhou was a 41 year old women factory worker of Sanming City who was hospitalized after showing symptoms of fever and pneumonia, who had an initial H5N1 virus test negative. The Chinese health minister said that no bird flu virus strain was isolated from poultry in Sanming city and after...

China Unwilling To Share Bird Flu Samples, says WHO

... is said to have claimed the life of a 41-year-old factory worker, from the Southeastern province of Fujian, before a week, according to official reports. She is believed to hail from an area that was devoid of any previous bird flu outbreaks. Several international health agencies including the World Healt...

Japanese-Indonesian Joint Venture To Produce Bird Flu Vaccine For Farm Animals

...countries including Indonesia and Japan. The Bogor factory will manufacture up to 1 million doses a month, while they were building another factory capable of manufacturing 100 million doses per month. "IPB Shigeta will be able to supply vaccine to...

Tomato: The Vaccine Plant, Against Bird Flu

...ould produce proteins and the plant would become a factory for the vaccine. As of now the bird flu vaccines which are now grown in eggs or yeast have a lot of disadvantages such as vaccines developed in eggs or yeast can have contamination problems, and some people with egg allergies cannot take vaccines t...

Are We To Be Blamed for The Bird Flu

...-range poultry operations. They felt that confined factory farm production contributed to its mutation into i... main sources of an H5N1 outbreak at a large-scale factory farm in Kurgan province, where 460,000 birds were killed. They felt that still little was being done...

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