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Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

...wards, screening patients before admission and our prudent antibiotic policy, the trust is winning the battle against hospital-acquired infections. The trust reported 74 new case of C. difficile in April and only 16 cases in June....

Many People With Early Dementia Can Drive Safely, Say Experts

...eys of drivers aged more than 80 consistently show prudent driving behaviours. Furthermore, stopping driving can limit access to family, friends, and services and is an independent risk factor for entry into a nursing home. Proposed changes to UK licensing rules should therefore try to balance mobility an...

US Halts Import of Chinese Toothpaste

...toothpaste in the U.S. but it is what we believe a prudent and cautionary measure to protect the health of the American public," a US spokesman said. Diethylene glycol, or DEG, is a thickening agent used as a low-cost but frequently deadly substitute for glycerin, a sweetener commonly used in drugs. DE...

New Smallpox Vaccine Contract: Five Years in the Making

...tion that a smallpox attack is imminent. Yet it is prudent to prepare for the possibility..."(1) Smallpox, a highly infectious disease, kills about one-third of the people it infects. It was declared eradicated in 1980, but since 9/11 there has been concern that terrorists might acquire the smallpox virus ...

Nanoparticles can Damage DNA, Increase Cancer Risk

...ch have the potential to be harmful, I think it is prudent to limit their introduction into the environment," recommended Pacheco. Source-Eurekalert ME/V...

US Professor Helping India Deal With Global Warming

...tific understanding of a changing earth system for prudent policy decisions that influence our health, our security and our sustainable economies," said Twilley. "This is true in developed countries such as the US, and it's true of developing countries such as India." India has one of the most populated co...

Implications of Statin Therapy in Bladder Cancer Patients

...therapy can have adverse cadiac outcomes, it seems prudent to continue statin therapy in bladder cancer patients who are on BCG, until more robust data to suggest otherwise are presented. Source-Newswise...

‘Nursing’ a Dream in Foreign Lans

...ng supply." The report has advised nurses to be prudent and keep abreast of policy changes, so that they are aware of the implications of seeking employment abroad....

Yale Researchers Weigh the Science on Soft Drinks and Health

...take. This finding alone suggests that it would be prudent to recommend population decreases in soft drink consumption.” Source-YALE Univerity SRM...

Busting the Exam Blues

... a school / university counselor. It would also be prudent to discuss your doubts and fears with your teachers, as they may be in a position to guide you, through valuable tips. To Conclude There are no quick fixes or instant stress- busters to handle exam blues. Students must learn to develop a ...

Drug Used in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery may Increase Risk of Death

...g patients undergoing CABG surgery does not appear prudent because safer and less expensive alternatives (i.e., aminocaproic acid and tranexamic acid) are available," the authors conclude. Source-Eurekalert...

A New H3N1 Virus Identified In Pigs In South Korea

...uenza viruses from humans and other species, it is prudent that we enhance surveillance for atypical influenza viruses in pigs as part of overall pandemic preparedness efforts." SRI...

Yeast Model Shows Promise as Alzheimer's Test

...all aggregates rather than the larger fibers seems prudent since inhibition of A-beta fiber formation might cause the smaller aggregate species to accumulate, and since inhibiting smaller aggregate formation should also prevent the initial formation of the fibers." Source-Newswise...

After Smoking, Trans Fats Next on New York’s Hit Lis

...an a product, it goes well beyond what we think is prudent and acceptable." According to him with this proposal cooks will be forced to discard old recipes and scrutinize every ingredient in their pantry. It could even translate into a fine for a restaurant if the wrong type of vegetable shortening was f...

Shampoo Ingredient Interferes With Memory In Mice

...is point it is a caution. But it would probably be prudent to look at labels and try to limit exposure until we know more." The study appears in the August issue of the FASEB Journal, published by The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology....

Sensible Overall Dietary Pattern More Important than Individual Food Choices

...ly to develop heart disease than men with the most prudent diets. The best diet features generous amounts of fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, olive oil, and fish, says Harvard Men’s Health Watch. A healthful diet is also low in saturated fat from meat and whole dairy produ...

Erectile Dysfunction Linked with Smoking and Obesity – Study Report

...healthier lifestyle, which includes exercise and a prudent diet, because they perceive heart disease as something that may only develop decades in the future. Hopefully, these results will help to motivate men to adopt a more active lifestyle to avoid a problem which may be more immediate,’ he said. (The H...

Women might be at increased risk of HIV during pregnancy

...sibly for her unborn infant. It would therefore be prudent for women to be aware of this potential risk of HIV acquisition during pregnancy, and to promote safe sex, or sexual abstinence where feasible....

Growing tissues

...ts say that at this early stage of research, it is prudent to keep all options open. One expert is sceptical about the findings, questioning the nature of stem cells. Verfaillie's team thinks MAPCs are rare cells present in the bone marrow that can be fished out through a series of enriching steps. But oth...

Dietary Changes Could Reduce The Risk for Stroke

...s based on if they ate more of a Western diet or a prudent diet. During the follow-up, 791 women in the study... was found that women who ate a Western diet vs. a prudent diet had a higher risk of developing a stroke . They say those who had the highest scores for a West...

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