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Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

...ow-up required. It said in a statement that the US handling meant its target of results back to women within four weeks could now be met....

Scientists Find New Way to Kill Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

...eal the DNA binding site, preventing relaxase from handling DNA. Although the researchers are still unsure as to how biophosphonates destroy bateria, they believe that the drugs have the potential to wipe out any E. coli carrying relaxase. "That it killed bacteria was a surprise," Dr. Redinbo, adding th...

Queensland Hospitals Reeling Under Norovirus Attack

...er using the toilet or changing nappies and before handling or eating food to avert the chance of infection....

Radiology Workforce Shortage

... the need for film production by radiographers and handling by radiologists....

Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study

We must be careful when handling antiques, for some could carry in them mercury, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns. Mirrors can be backed with mercury and tin ; Clock pendulums might be weighted with embedded vials of mercury; and barometers, thermometers...

WTC Neighborhood Residents Misled on Extent of Contamination

...committee hearing in the House on Monday about her handling of the disaster and the way she communicated the level of risk to the public. Also at Wednesdays hearing, Senator Clinton announced that a Senate appropriations subcommittee had included $55 million in the 2008 budget proposal for screening and tr...

US FDA Wants Vitamin Manufacturers to Test All Ingredients

... also includes requirements for record keeping and handling consumer complaints. Dr. Sidney Wolfe, who has testified before Congress on problems with dietary supplements, said the new rule does not ease his concern that unsafe supplements are too easy to bring to market. "You still don't have to show the ...

Beaches Shut Due to High E-coli Level in Water

...oid swallowing lake water, wash their hands before handling food and stay out of the water if they have cuts or wounds. But given the high numbers, Bill Paton, a biology professor at Brandon University, said he would avoid going in any water where signs are posted. "These are indicators that there could po...

Common Pain Killer may Reduce the Risk of Brain Damage in Premature Babies

...y pushed into a role for which it is not designed, handling high rates of blood flow and pressure, increasing the risk of a total collapse. Babies most at risk are those born between 24 and 32 weeks gestation that weigh less than 1500 grams, or about 3 lbs., 5 ounces. About 20 percent of such infants have a...

Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution

... * Wash hands with soap and water and dry before handling contact lenses. * Clean contact lenses according to the manufacturer's guidelines and instructions from an eye care professional. * Use fresh cleaning or disinfecting solution each time lenses are cleaned and stored. Never reuse or top off old so...

Optometrists Support AMO's Voluntary Contact Lens Solution Recall

...giene habits. According to the AOA, clean and safe handling of contact lenses is one of the most important measures Americans can take to protect their sight....

Research Throws Light on Adaptation of E.coli to Changing Conditions

...ing colonization of a new host. With modern sewage handling (or mishandling), the bacteria may also experience exposure to the ocean, with a pH near 8.0, before infecting a new host. To assess how E. coli might adapt to different environmental conditions, the researchers observed four groups of bacteria. On...

Mutant Parasites, Unable to Infect Hosts, Highlight Virulence Genes

...ommonly acquired from improperly cooked meat or by handling feces from infected cats. Pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems are at greatest risk from Toxoplasma infection, which can cause brain damage and death in unborn children and immune-compromised patients, such as AIDS patients. Despi...

Indonesian Teenager Dies of Bird Flu

...d of Java, the official said. She fell ill after handling and eating a dead chicken at her home in Kendal di...the virus, and urges them to take precautions when handling poultry. The first kits were handed out in Tenggulun Timur village this week in a high-risk area of ...

US Climate Plan Must Not Substitute UN Treaties: China

... is ready to strengthen cooperation with the US on handling climate change to achieve a win-win situation in the principle of seeking common interests and shelving differences, the minister said at the official launch of the country's first national action plan to respond to climate change. Ma said the coun...

Forgetfulness Actually Helps Your Brain Stay Healthy

...rticipants was highly active in a region known for handling competing memories, which is also an area believed to induce memory suppression. They now believe that the first region in the brain identified "ATTIC dust" and "ATTIC junk" as conflicting memories, leading to the second region to suppress "ATTIC j...

Apollo Launches Chest Pain Clinics in Kolkata

...h the infrastructure of emergency rooms capable of handling any cardiac emergency, dedicated ambulances functioning round the clock, the cardiac care centres will be able to provide with on-the-spot diagnosis, treatment and follow-up plan for each patient....

Womans Death increases Pressure on LA Hospital to close down

...eve Whitmore said the department was reviewing the handling of the 911 calls by two of its dispatchers....

Own Up and Pay Up, Nigerian Party Tells Pfizer

...riticised the Kano state government for its shoddy handling of the matter and wondered why it took the state and federal governments 11 years to sue Pfizer over the outcome of trials carried out in 1996. The Nigerian government has filed a lawsuit for almost seven billion dollars (5.2 billion euros) in dama...

Health Checks on Workers Dismantling Blue Lady in Gujarat

...ll also impart training to the workers in cautious handling of toxic material and use of protective masks. "Earlier, there were no such things but since the anchoring of Blue Lady there are some health scares. That's why we are getting a medical check-up," said Dharmendra Yadav, a worker. The medical auth...

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