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US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle

...use these turtles might not be perceived as health hazards and can be handled like toys," the CDC said. "Salmonella infections in children can be severe and can result in hospitalization and occasionally in death," it said. Salmonella can be transmitted to humans by direct or indirect contact with a turt...

Suntan Helps to Prevent the Cancerous Effects of Ultraviolet Rays

...benefits of having a tan without going through the hazards of getting one.The safe tan would be one produced by activating the skins tanning process without running the risk of the DNA damage that occurs with exposure to UV light, either naturally from the sun or artificially at a tanning salon. The research...

Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions

...hemist shops which constitute immeasurable health hazards to its innocent citizens, the government had last week sealed up 235 illegal health facilities in different parts of the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who disclosed this at the stakeholders forum at the weekend, in addit...

Gaps In Food Safety Systems Must Be Plugged :UN

...sumers have a right to be informed about potential hazards in food and to be protected against them", he added. The agencies said both developed and developing countries can have fragmented food safety systems that often do not include or cover primary production where many problems originate. They noted ...

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...rn that the agency would be legally liable for any hazards or health problems. As many as 120,000 families di...n June 16, 2006, three months after reports of the hazards surfaced and a month after a trailer resident sued the agency, a FEMA logistics expert wrote that ag...

Climate Change Poses Maximum Threat to Public Life in Developing Countries

...g-country cities will be both vulnerable to health hazards from climate change and, simultaneously, an increasing contributor to the problem," the study, Climate Change and Developing-Country Cities, said. Focussing on the implications for environmental health and equity, the study said: "achieving health ...

EU Move Against Mercury Should Be Adopted in India: NGO

...that though the government was aware of the health hazards that the liquid metal causes, yet there was no proposal to curb its current free import and trade. Agarwal hoped the Indian government would take a cue from the initiative against the lethal metal and ban its import....

Taking Animals Out of Laboratory Research

...e adequately tested in order to identify potential hazards to human and animal health, and to the environment. Boots plc contributed to the official opening on July 6, a further gesture of support for FRAME and its research programme, which has been given in various ways for more than 20 years....

Concern in Mizoram Over Growing Tobacco-related Diseases

...ad habit once we are into it. After knowing the hazards of tobacco use, many young men and women have got themselves enrolled in several de-addiction centres. The clinics attend to 1400 clients every month, besides creating awareness among people from far-flung areas on tobacco-related diseases. Accor...

Thrombosis Risk in Travel Lasting Over Four Hours is Higher: WHO

...our hours or more. In a research study of global hazards of travel, the WHO, however, says that the absolute risk of developing VTE, if seated and immobile for more than four hours remains relatively low at about 1 in 6000. According to the study, the two most common manifestations of VTE are deep vein t...

Risk of Dementia Increased With Secondhand Smoke

... study findings provide additional evidence of the hazards of secondhand smoke and provide additional support for policies that seek to reduce the publics exposure to tobacco smoke....

Hazardous Medical Waste Discovered Again In San Jose

...s over environmental concerns and potential health hazards to workers and the public. Since the earlier incidents this month, the Guadalupe landfill had stopped accepting any waste from hospitals, except for office trash. Devincenzi says the present load got through the landfill gate because the source w...

Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning

...ncludes innovations for the control of food-safety hazards associated with the transfer of pathogenic bacteria from animal production to consumers. The work on a phage product for the control of Campylobacter will complement GangaGen's food safety product portfolio, which also includes phage products again...

My Show Will Make People Health Conscious: Rahul Aggarwal

...in but also educate the audiences about the health hazards associated with obesity. Obesity is a grave health problem in India as 55 percent of the urban population is obese. Also two out of every five children is suffering from the disease,' Aggarwal told IANS. 'Through my reality show I want to change th...

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

...key to the system. By catching diseases and health hazards before they get big, the Cuban medical system can spend a little on prevention rather than a lot later on to cure diseases, stop outbreaks, or cope with long-term disabilities. When a health hazard like dengue fever or malaria is identified, there is...

13 Million Die Worldwide Due to Unhealthy Environment: New WHO Report

...reducing environmental risks, including pollution, hazards in the work environment, UV radiation, noise, agricultural risks, climate and ecosystem change. In some countries, more than one third of the disease burden could be prevented through environmental improvements. The worst affected countries include ...

Hazardous Medical Waste Discovered Again In San Jose

...s over environmental concerns and potential health hazards to workers and the public. Since the earlier incidents this month, the Guadalupe landfill had stopped accepting any waste from hospitals, except for office trash. Devincenzi says the present load got through the landfill gate because the source w...

Risk of Dementia Increased With Secondhand Smoke

... study findings provide additional evidence of the hazards of secondhand smoke and provide additional support for policies that seek to reduce the public’s exposure to tobacco smoke. Source-Eurekalert/B...

Overseeing Agency Indifferent to Workplace Safety in US

...lung cancer, and construction site noise as health hazards that warrant new safeguards for nearly three milli...ary programs tend to have little focus on specific hazards and no enforcement power. Because only companies with strong safety records are eligible, they argue...

Wire-Free – Handcuffing Good Healt

...t, who has chaired two official inquiries into the hazards of mobile phones. According to British scientists there are fears that the networks could be doing untold damage to health. Campaigners claim the level of microwaves emitted by a wireless transmitter is comparable to that from a mobile phone mast....

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