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Prototype Detector detects Anthrax Quickly

...inutes, is a crucial step in alerting a building’s occupants to flee the deadly bacteria, as well as in activating defenses such as anti-anthrax foam dispersal systems. The patent-applied-for detector, in which commercial interest has been expressed, would also aid security people making their rounds to locate...

Poor Housing May lead to Poor Health

...mary contacts were female, and the majority of the occupants of the households were from Mexico. The researchers looked at three aspects of housing that could affect family health: dwelling characteristics, household characteristics and household behavior. They found that many of the aspects of housing quali...

Seat belted Victims of Car Crashes Show Better Recovery

...been drinking before the accident. Unbelted car occupants who survived the car crashes were found to have sustained severe injuries to the head, spine, abdomen or other body regions. The results of the study have called for tougher seatbelt laws with more U.S states having primary-enforcement seatbelt la...

Experiments In Outer Space To Determine single Cell Survival

..., to test if they can secure safer homes for their occupants amidst the vacuum and radiations of outer space, than those created by standard chemical procedures. These experiments are carried out courtesy of Sandia, a National Nuclear Security Administration laboratory, University of New Mexico, NASA and t...

'Smart Beds' Could Help to Prevent Elderly Patients from Falling

...ial in a hospital's geriatric ward here to prevent occupants from falling, the developer said Wednesday.// The innovation relies on sensors installed under the mattress. When a patient tries to get up, a buzzer goes off at the nurses' workstation, a light comes on along the corridor and an SMS is sent to th...

Transmission of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Linked to Previous ICU Room Occupants

...gh the number of cases attributed to previous room occupants was small, this type of transmission could become more common as the prevalence of treatment-resistant bacteria continues to rise. “Additional data are needed to determine whether more intensive cleaning practices can reduce the risk further and, if ...

Mental Health of Kashmiris Needs Urgent Attention: Survey

...wns - defined as the surrounding of houses and all occupants being asked to remain in one room during the search - as also frisking by security forces, round-up raids in villages and the destruction or threat of destruction of property. "Of particular concern was the prevalence of sexual violence revealed b...

Car Airbags Most Suited To Medium-Built Individuals

...om the study, both small-stature and large-stature occupants look to be at increased risk of injury from the airbag rather than having a benefit."...

Scorching Heat in Rajasthan Has Pushed the Sale of Beer to a Record High

...cked with guzzlers. Over ninety percent of the bar occupants prefer beer with a mere ten percent opting for hard liquor. Customers feel that beer is apt for chilling as well as stimulating effects in sultry climate. "It is too hot outside and I had to have a drink since I was thirsty. The extract of barley...

Poor Ventilation may Cause Lung Disorders Inn Inuit Children

...e levels and occupancy. On average, there were 6.1 occupants per house (as compared with 3.34.4 in southern Canada). Ventilation rates were below the recommended Canadian standard in 80% of the houses, with carbon dioxide levels often exceeding recommended concentrations. Elevated carbon dioxide is an indica...

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