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Dental Lasers can Help Eliminate Bacteria in Root Canals

...anals and that it can be used safely if the common precautions for using lasers are observed and the energy levels and irradiation times are within the proposed range. They also suggested that clinical studies are needed to substantiate their laboratory findings. The study is published in the July issue of The...

Laser to Fight Root Canal Bacteria

...anals and that it can be used safely if the common precautions for using lasers are observed and the energy levels and irradiation times are within the proposed range. They also suggested that clinical studies are needed to confirm their laboratory findings. In a related article in July JADA, Dr. Roy H. Steven...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

.... Ultimately the consumers themselves have to take precautions like reading the labels to protect themselves. Some parents had complained that they babies had diarrhea when they used the formula. But NZFSA officials were unable to enforce a recall because under New Zealand law they would first have to prove...

AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life

...d started educating them about the disease and the precautions to be taken. It was difficult in the beginning but we finally succeeded in convincing them," she sad. Although Hina's husband died a year ago, she continued with her struggle. "My parents and other family members also accepted me back," she said....

Travelers Beware: Is Your Medicine Really What the Doctor Ordered?

...nsed is actually the drug prescribed. Taking these precautions prior to purchasing medicine can prevent serious health injuries....

Better Resources Needed To Control Hospital Infections

... design, he adds, emphasising the need for contact precautions for infected patients and more single-bed rooms. Professor Collignon says better leadership is needed if these measures are to be effective. 'We need to recognise that MRSA is a signal that the system is stressed. '[This requires] a new era of go...

Health Authorities Fear West Nile Season Again in US

...g peak biting hours, health officials say the best precautions people can take are getting rid of standing water where mosquitoes breed and keeping them out of the house. DEET , is an insect-repellent chemical. It is intended to be applied to the skin or to clothing, and is primarily used to protect against i...

A School Teachers Crusade to Promote Sex Education

...ll others also about epidemics like HIV/AIDS. Only precautions can give protection," said Kamla Devi, a slum-dweller. Various social activists and experts have stressed upon the need to change prudish attitudes so that it could help in fighting HIV/AIDS. Many children find the classes interesting and quite ...

Optometrists Support AMO's Voluntary Contact Lens Solution Recall

...sumers use, contact lens wearers should take extra precautions with lens hygiene 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....

Indonesian Teenager Dies of Bird Flu

...l material about 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 West Java, officials said. The World Health Organization (WHO) says the virus has killed more than 185 people worldwide since the end ...

TB and Measles Scare in Canada Now

... incubating the disease and may be infectious, but precautions were necessary. "They were about to board a long-distance flight, which is a very unique circumstance -- being in an enclosed space for over 12 hours with other people who in a sense could not get out of that situation." He said the students not in...

AAAAI Offers Advice on Stinging Insect Allergies

...llergy to stinging insects will want to take extra precautions this time of year. According to the American Acad...m a stinging insect allergy, you should take extra precautions to avoid being stung.' Unfortunately, most people are not aware they are allergic to insect stings...

Rescheduled: Aerial Mosquito Treatment for Philadelphia

...fe and plants. In addition, here are some simple precautions to prevent mosquito bites, particularly for people who are most at risk: -- Make sure screens fit tightly over doors and windows to keep mosquitoes out of homes. -- Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants and socks when outdoors, particul...

Take Precautions Before You Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet

...abinet? Before you flush old or unused medication, precautions need to be taken . There is increasing evidence of small amounts of contamination in water because not all the medications get removed by sewage treatment systems, revealed Dr. Steven Sheaffer, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at University...

HIV Awareness Increases as Condoms are Distributed in Gujarat Theatres Screening Porn Films

...alots. But they seem to have had the sense to take precautions against HIV/AIDS by encouraging distribution of condoms at vulnerable points . The move is paying dividends, officials say. Particularly making available condoms at theatres screening porn films in Surat has succeeded in spreading awareness of the ...

Life After Death: Organ Donation

...ier, only 70-80 are currently considered. Although precautions to check discrepancies are taken, care has been taken not to hassle the patients and to extend maximum help to them. Poetess, activist and Rajya Sabha member, Ms.Kanimozhi, through her inspiring speech demanded that the family members of the dec...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

...parate rooms, and hospital staff must take special precautions between treatments, such as cleaning equipment and furniture with strong disinfectants and wearing disposable gloves, masks and gowns. "Children are more vulnerable to the problem of antibiotic resistance because their bodies are not fully develop...

Bladder Infection Drug, Ditropan Could Trigger Hallucinations in Both Adults and Children

... mislead the public. The FDA intends to modify the precautions on the label of the drug, to caution consumers against possible side-effects. Johnson and Johnson, manufacturers of this drug, said that the warnings on the drug mention potential side-effects such as insomnia, nervousness, confusion and risks to t...

International Study Finds Ways to Maximize Effective Responses After Terrorism Incidents

...e scene or to providers not taking the appropriate precautions against a secondary device. In discussing incident command and triage, it was found that regions that had a pre-defined command structure and triage guidelines that their providers practiced regularly were able to successfully and quickly respond to ...

FDA Requests Label Change for All Sleep Disorder Drug Products

...consumers about risks and advise them of potential precautions that can be taken. Patient Medication Guides are handouts given to patients, families and caregivers when a medicine is dispensed. The guides will contain FDA-approved information such as proper use and the recommendation to avoid ingesting alcohol a...

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