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Are We To Be Blamed for The Bird Flu
...nd animal feeds, is poultry litter, which includes fecal
matter, feathers etc. According to WHO bird flu can survive in bird feces for up to 35 days and, in a recent update, it mentions feed as a possible medium for the spread of bird flu between farms. In Russia authorities identified feed as one of the m...
Eating Contaminated Food Leads To Cholera Outbreak In Malawi
... Cholera is commonly spread through consumption of fecal
contaminated food or water. Vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration are seen in affected patients. If left untreated, it can even turn out to be fatal. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment is the key to successful cholera management. The health authoriti...
Bacteria Commonly Seen In Radioactive Waste, Hot Springs Found Inside Humans
...own to exist in radioactive waste, hot springs and fecal
matter of animals has now been found to reside inside the human stomach. // This finding could eventually pave for a better understanding of gastrointestinal diseases and newer treatment strategies. The bacteria 'Helicobacter pylori', that was disc...
Computers Can Teach Patients About Screening for Cancer
...4 patients over age 50 whose doctors recommended a fecal
occult blood test, which is completed at home. Participants were randomly assigned to learn about the test from a nurse or from an educational computer program. Patients in the computer group used a desktop computer with a mouse to view a multi-media...
New Non – invasive Test To Detect Colon Cance
... test as it is a very invasive test.// Recently, a fecal
occult blood stool test has been used. This test l...with and without colon cancer. Researchers say the fecal
occult blood test found only 13 percent of colorectal cancer, while the new DNA stool test detected ...
Screening Test For Early Diagnosis Of Colorectal Cancer
...s. Half of the physicians surveyed recommended the fecal
occult blood test to less than 90 percent of their patients, flexible sigmoidoscopy to less than 70 percent, and colonoscopy to less than 8 percent of eligible patients. All of these tests are widely available and used often to screen for colorectal ...
Ulcer causing bug found in stored food
...ed orally by ingesting food or water infected with fecal
matter. Christie Jack, a research assistant at the Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, the bacteria probably contaminated the food products during handling in the store or slaughterhouse. H. pylori infects the stomach lining, causin...
Detecting Colorectal Cancer
... MCM2 expression in colonocytes retrieved from the fecal
surface might be of value in the non-invasive diagnosis of malignant colorectal disease."...
Need for Colon cancer screening
...s in older people (above 50).The usual test is the fecal
occult blood test (FOBT) which looks for traces of blood shed by a tumour, or the sigmoidoscopy - an examination of the lower colon. According to researchers at the Finland Affairs Medical Centre in the US, death rate from colon cancer has been decre...