Tag: "purification" at medical news
Environmental Problems Take Huge Toll of Lives Across the Globe
...elopment and healthy environments. Simple water purification
methods could decrease the rate of diseases such as diarrhea that affect many children, Weber-Mosdorf told a news conference in Vienna. Around the world, children under five years old make up 74 per cent of deaths from diarrhea and respiratory inf...
Campaign for Safe Drinking Water in India, Nepal
...rough the WHO (World Health Organisation)-approved purification
methods, he said. There will also be extensive awareness campaign on sanitation. In all, they will work in five areas in Nepal with a population of approximately three million people. Talking about Coca Cola's involvement in the project, Deepak J...
A Laboratory Filtration System Kills 100 Percent Of Dangerous Microbes In Water
...oratory filtration system that uses a simple water purification
technique and can eliminate 100 percent of the microbes// in New Orleans water samples left from Hurricane Katrina. The technique makes use of specialized resins, copper and hydrogen peroxide to purify tainted water. National Science Foundation-...
Allergic Reactions to Insulin Have Declined
...ctions to insulin//. This is largely due to better purification
of animal insulin and the introduction of human re...y insulin was harvested from animals, and advanced purification
now makes this safer to use. The gene for human insulin has been sequenced, and the sequence placed...
Xylitol To Be Produced By Genetically Engineered E. Coli
...s. The process involves a series of separation and purification
steps. This process is expensive, and this xylitol has to be imported from Finland and China says Saha, at the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria. This study was done at the center's Fermentation Biotechnology Resea...
Sports Cheats Beware - New Test To Detect Synacthen Found
... case synacthen. To confirm that the immunological purification
has pulled out synacthen, the protein is then subjected to a further two-stage test – chromatography separation and mass spectrometric analysis. This lets scientists produce a chemical fingerprint of the molecule – a fingerprint that uniquely identif...
US Citizens Told To Stockpile For Bird Flu Outbreak
...s of water per person per day and to prepare water purification
equipment in case of "complete infrastructure breakdown", the South China Morning Post reported. The advisory also suggests they stock up on non-perishable foods, soap, alcohol-based hand wash, medicines, vitamins, flashlights and a portable radio,...
Better Ice Creams And Artificial Snow, Courtesy Bacteria
...ing bacteria. The method can also help in water// purification
techniques. Until now, scientists had to go to extreme environments, such as Antarctic lakes and glaciers, to find bacteria with properties that allow them to survive at very cold temperatures. Dr. Walker and her colleagues have developed a techniq...
WHO to Assist Local Health Services in Lebanon
...h kits, family hygiene kits and water tanks, water purification
material, generators and fuel to be sent to Lebanon, while WFP has made available 25,000 tons of biscuits for the displaced population, WHO said. Source:PTI News...
Urine Purification to Revolutionize Waste Water Management
...on, it is extremely burdensome for our sewer water purification
installations. In fact, it is illogical to allow s...would save 25% of the energy needed for the entire purification
system. Moreover, the stench of the sewer will be lessened, environmental pressure on the surface wa...