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The MRSA Superbug May Yet Be Overcome

... Scotland have discovered that an ordinary kitchen sponge can play a prominent role in destroying MRSA super... to reports can be grown on one particular kitchen sponge only. The MRSA is a hospital acquired infection which is infecting several thousands of people. The ...

Make-Up Tips For Beginners

...-up. For example, Kreuels suggests washing out the sponge in the face powder compact once a week. As for selecting and applying perfume, light, fresh fragrances are most suitable for girls, Bruene says. However, everything should be measured carefully, especially when a perfume is worn repeatedly over a l...

False Dietary Habits Gives Way To Food Poisoning Risk

...y date, while only 12 per cent cleaned the kitchen sponge once a month. Only 4 out of 10 cooks removed their jewellery before preparing the food in Europe. About half (47 per cent) kept foods which are easily spoiled like raw meat in the correct temperature, others don’t and therefore lead to risk of cros...

Twins Taste Trend Inherited – Research Say

...nd developed taste habits for broccoli, carrots or sponge cake – said Prof Jane Wardle, who led the study. Bad food practices and their likes and dislikes for some food can put children prone to problems of obesity, which can be followed by other health problems like cancer – said Dr Lesley Walker, the ch...

Medical mishaps – to be revealed or not

...us errors. Two of them were obvious errors, like a sponge left inside the patient during surgery. While the other two were less apparent ones, like an internal injury accidentally caused by a surgeon. When presented with the former type situation, 81% of the doctors said that they would disclose the matter ...

Nanotech Wipes for biohazard detection

...ntional fibres. ‘The fabric basically acts as a sponge that you can use to dip in a liquid or wipe across a surface,’ Frey said. ‘As you do that, antibodies in the fabric are going to selectively latch onto whatever pathogen that they match. Using this method we should, in theory, be able to quickly acti...

Holiday Season Could Ring in “Heartburn Season

...s consumed generate heartburn. Antacids act like a sponge to soak up the excess stomach acid, but they do nothing to prevent the stomach from creating more acid. So it may help to take some antacid tablets to soak up acid currently being produced and take an H2 receptor blocker to slow the stomach from prod...

Synova Acquires Rights to Today Sponge Contraceptive, Plans Advertising Campaign

...ect against sexually transmitted infections. The sponge was introduced in 1983, but sale of the product wa...e marketing campaign to inform consumers that 'the sponge is back,' Synova CEO Stephen King said. The first 120 days of the campaign will focus on public r...

Micro-organisms Ensconced in the Kitchen Sponge Meet Their Nemesis in a Microwave

...stinate micro-organisms clinging to your kitchen// sponge and utensils, there is a solution right here in your very kitchen. Just swirl the kitchen sponge in a microwave, and lo, you have a sterile sponge in a jiffy. "Basically what we find is that we c...

Swell Gel May Bring Respite From Back Pain

Small sponge like particles may come to the therapeutic aid of chronic lower back pain. This was announced by Brian Saunders from The School of Materials// and Professor Tony Freemont from The Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences. The tiny gel particles discov...

Scientists Re-grow Dental Enamel from Cultured Cells

...the cultured dental epithelial cells onto collagen sponge scaffolds, along with cells from the middle of the tooth (dental mesenchymal cells). The scaffolds were then transferred into the abdominal cavities of rats, where conditions were favorable for the cells in the scaffolds to interact and develop. W...

New, Less Painful Wound Treatment for Pediatric Patients

...ative suction pressure to the wound base through a sponge sealed to the wound by an adherent drape,” says study senior author Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye. “The system accelerates wound contraction, decreases wound and tissue swelling, increases local microcirculation, provides a closed, moist healing environment a...

New, Less Painful Wound Treatment for Pediatric Patients

...ative suction pressure to the wound base through a sponge sealed to the wound by an adherent drape, says study senior author Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye. The system accelerates wound contraction, decreases wound and tissue swelling, increases local microcirculation, provides a closed, moist healing environment and...

The American Dream Comes True for 105-year-old Cuban

...n September 26, 1901, he worked with his sons as a sponge diver and lobster fisherman in a small village in Cuba's Pinar del Rio province. After the 1959 revolution that brought Castro to power, he plotted against the communist regime with a group that included three of his sons. "I received arms from h...

Keep a Cool Head on Hot, Humid Days to Avoid Heat Stroke

...clothing, fan the body and wet it down with a cool sponge or cloth, and encourage the individual to drink cool fluids." At the hospital, the patient probably will be given fluids intravenously. The key to beating the heat, of course, is prevention. Dr. Heine offers the following tips for keeping cool and ...

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