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Maintaining warmth during cold

...ther. Just putting on a woolly scarf and a pair of gloves isn't necessarily the answer. Dr Goerge Danke, professor of emergency medicine at the Medical College of Texas, offers the following tips. The secret lies in wearing three thin layers of clothes, rather than in one thick layer, he says. The innermo...

Unregulated Fish Industry Harms Health Of Women

...s on health, is also looking into various kinds of gloves and other handling material that could provide protection to the women workers. Affiliated to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), studies by NIOH have revealed that the fish processing units lack regulation, as they do not come under th...

Indian Railways Reverts To Serving Chicken on Menu

... advised to wear protective items like goggles and gloves while handling chicken....

Companies Not Doing Enough To Fight Bird Flu

... rather than stockpiling protective equipment like gloves and masks in a bid to combat a possible bird flu pandemic. // The survey found that only 36 of the 100 Fortune 500 companies surveyed were taking protective steps, "Organizations with distributed, global workforces want to be as prepared as they can...

Fresh Outbreak Of Bird Flu In Nigeria

...sprayers, rubber boots, GPS units, first aid kits, gloves and disinfecting brushes. The outbreak of avian influenza, otherwise known as bird flu, was first confirmed in the country on Feb.7, 2006. But so far no human being has been infected....

US Offers Specialized Equipment To Fight Bird Flu In Nigeria

...sprayers, rubber boots, GPS units, first aid kits, gloves and disinfecting brushes. US ambassador John Campbell said, "We have not given up the fight to stamp out this horrible disease." He added that the Nigerian government had helped during Hurricane Katrina "so when your government made these supply sho...

Muhammad Ali In Battle Royale With Obesity

... and Rumble, fruit-filled rolls shaped like boxing gloves or punchbags. 'It is time to pass on the values, beliefs and principles that made me a champ to the next generation of champions,' Ali said in a statement. Each item will contain less than 150 calories. The 64-year-old Ali is suffering from Parkins...

Protective Clothing of Health Workers Insufficent Against Contamination

... hair cover, goggles, face-shield, breathing mask, gloves and surgical gown, left participants more vulnerable to contamination particularly on the front of their necks, hands and wrists, but was easier to put on and take off. All but two of the participants donning the E-RCP experienced some contamination....

Gastroenteritis attack in Marquette County renders many sick

...after the use of the washroom, and ensure usage of gloves while attending to a sick person....

MRSA - more prevalent than ever

...andard precautions (including the use of gowns and gloves by health care workers for contact with wound drainage) should be used for all patients."...

Stroke Rehabilitation Through Modified Video Games

...ey use doesn't have the accuracy and resolution of gloves designed specifically for rehabilitation, nor can it measure exact joint movement or provide force feedback. But such systems may be attractive for clinics that can't afford more expensive equipment and could open the door for supplemental home train...

Auction in support of fight against Breast Cancer

...ors in pink livery with exclusive firesuit, helmet gloves and shoes. They are all accessible at the eBay auction. Parts of the Warrior in Pink car driven by Legge at Road America on September 24 are also for auction. The miraculous escape of Legge after she met with an accident hit the headlines. Visit ...

Hair-raising issues of hairdressers

...louted safety regulations like providing shielding gloves or lotions capable of offsetting harm to the skin....acharias said “Taking precautions, such as wearing gloves would reduce substantially the number of people suffering from dermatitis. If your hands reacts badl...

Quarantine Hits 3 More Hospitals In San Mateo

...the facilities are also being asked to wear gowns, gloves and masks. SRI...

Medical Teams Are Key to Patient Safety

...nless they first see them wash their hands and put gloves on,” he said. Wenzel said that to prevent infection, it is imperative for the healthcare team to engage in the basic techniques of hand-washing, to follow strict protocols and to use the catheters for only as long as necessary. Source-Nwswise SRM...

Medical Teams Are Key to Patient Safety

...nless they first see them wash their hands and put gloves on,” he said. Wenzel said that to prevent infection, it is imperative for the healthcare team to engage in the basic techniques of hand-washing, to follow strict protocols and to use the catheters for only as long as necessary. Source-Nwswise SRM...

Hepatitis Scare at McDonald’

... McDonald's Greenlane customers were in favor of gloves for staff handling food. Regular customer Danny Dalauidao said his concern was that cashiers handling money were also handling food. This is not the first time McDonald’s is in a kettle of fish. In 2002, a Wisconsin restaurant was closed temporaril...

South Africa: Nigerian Man Treated for Lassa Fever

...ring of special protective clothing such as masks, gloves and gowns and the sterilisation of equipment," he said. Dr Rahman said early diagnosis of the patient was proof of the quality laboratory services in the country which were able to make an early and correct diagnosis of the disease. "It is also t...

Public Libraries Turning into Shelters for the Homeless in the US

...culosis checks. We place sanitizing gels and latex gloves at every public desk. Who would guess that working in a library could be a hazardous occupation?” There is hope, however. After decades of studies by various task forces, followed by experiments by local governments, a consensus has emerged that th...

Indonesian Teenager Dies of Bird Flu

...cials started to distribute kits containing masks, gloves and bars of soap, in a new initiative to fight the virus. About 100,000 leaders of villages will receive the kits, which also contain educational material about the virus, and urges them to take precautions when handling poultry. The first kits wer...

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