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Prevention is better than cure
...touching eyes and nose; wash hands after using the toilet
and after touching objects that might carry cold viruses; stay in good general health (diet, rest and exercise); and maintain a social support system - seeing friends, relatives and others on a regular basis....
Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants
... at an early stage could be attributed to coloured toilet
disinfectants. Researchers claimed that nine out o...at St James's University Hospital, Leeds,said that toilet
disinfectants now available in the market are usually blue in colour and this makes looking for bloo...
Arthritis risk reduced by exercise
... to transfer from a bed to a chair, bathe, use the toilet
or dress. In comparison, about 30 percent of exercisers did, and the difference between walking and weight training was so slight that researchers considered the benefits alike. Researchers definitely think that minimum amount of exercise does help ...
Madhya Pradesh To Concentrate On Better Rural Hygiene
...s removed from her post for failing to construct a toilet
at her home, disqualifying her to remain in office as per the provisions of the act. So far, only 76,114 of the state's 324,167 panchayat representatives have built toilets at their homes. The remaining defaulters were slapped show-cause notices w...
Urine Purification to Revolutionize Waste Water Management
...requirement for separating urine is an appropriate toilet
(on which men also sit to urinate) or a dry urinal, both of which are commercially available. The urine is collected in tanks on a per building or neighbourhood basis and must then be - preferably as undiluted as possible - periodically transported t...
J&K Health Department Advices Measures To Check Water-Borne Diseases
...ised people to wash hands with soap after going to toilet
and before eating. They should also use chlorine tablets, the spokesman said. Source:PTI News...
Inhalants: The New, Convenient High for Kids and Teens
... or “huffed” (inhalant-soaked rag, sock or roll or toilet
paper in the mouth) to achieve a high. Inhalants also are sniffed directly from the container. Most often, kids who use inhalants are younger teens who don’t have a lot of experience with other drugs. They also tend to be male and have high risk fa...
Deodorising Products may be Harmful to the Lungs
...deodorising products, including air fresheners and toilet
bowl cleaners, contain a chemical compound which s...t in products such as room deodorisers, urinal and toilet
bowl cleaners, and as an insecticide fumigant for moth control. Because people spend so much time ...
Breastfeeding: To Be Or Not To Be?
...ad to take irregular breaks behind a fridge or the toilet
in order to dump her milk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that seventy-three percent of mothers now breast-feed their newborns. Doctors believe breast milk offers babies protection and reduces the rate of infection, the risk of ...
A Just Published Book Promises To Guide Women Regarding Their Frequent UTI’
... women are usually frequent visitors to the public toilet
in their community, while many plan their outing with necessary visits to the toilets. She is of the opinion that many of the conditions that cause the women to suffer might be easily identified and treated very easily. Others suffer recurrent urin...
Compulsory Rural Stint for Doctors: Ramadoss
...lages under their charge and promote use of indoor toilet
facilities. Instead of a regular salary, the 227,000 ASHAS would receive incentive-based monthly remuneration, Ramadoss said. For the safer motherhood programme, the government has decided to raise the incentive to mothers from Rs.700 to Rs.1,4...
Common Cold All Too Easy To Catch
...d that only one out of 10 rooms had a contaminated toilet
handle. Overall, rhinovirus contamination of the sampled surfaces (10 each in of 15 rooms) ranged from 80 percent contaminated test surfaces in three rooms to 30-50 percent in 7 rooms, to 10 percent in 3 rooms and none in two rooms. The average cont...
Waitress At A Lloydminister Steakhouse Infected By Hep A
...hing hands with soap, particularly after using the toilet
and before handling food, minimizes the risk. Source-Medinia PRI...
Quarantine Hits 3 More Hospitals In San Mateo
... someone fighting the bug, contact with doorknobs, toilet
handles or other surfaces touched by someone who has been vomiting or suffering from diarrhea. Noroviruses typically cause a one- or two-day bout of vomiting and diarrhea. It is often accompanied by mild fever, headache, muscle ache and fatigue. T...
Treat Soft Drinks As Toilet Cleaners: Baba Ramdev
... Wednesday that soft drinks //should be treated as toilet
cleaners and advised Indians to drink only fruit j...s have no place in our society, they are basically toilet
cleaners. You must get over this western fast food and cold drinks culture." Claiming that regular ...
‘Nasty’ Bug Mapped Don
... through sexual contact as well as wet washcloths, toilet
seats, etc. In addition to causing uncomfortable itching in the genital area, an infection by the bacterium is found to result in low birth weight, pre-term delivery. It also raises the risk of developing AIDS, pelvic inflammatory disease, gonorrhe...
Karnataka Chief Minister to Spend Night With HIV Positive Family
...ir home. The district administration is building a toilet
at the house for his convenience," Mohan told IANS. "No chief minister of India has taken such a step. We welcome his gesture and hope that it helps in dispelling discrimination and increasing social acceptance." Rudrayya said his confidence lev...
Suit Filed Against Horrors of Psychiatric Ward in New York Hospital
...dy odor. Soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste and even toilet
paper are rare commodities, the suit says. The lawsuit describes serious neglect and abuse by the staff and police at the Brooklyn hospital, where officers have dragged, kicked and punched patients, the suit claims. According to the suit, patient...
Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment
Doreen Kutilo never thought a toilet
could save her so much time and money. But after a...ieve themselves on the streets because there is no toilet
around or it is too expensive to use. The area is renowned for "flying toilets" - human waste-fill...
Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive
...and combed and hands are washed after going to the toilet
and before eating. Schools have been identified ...the help of her patient teachers, using the school toilet
became a routine ritual. "I have been using the toilet
regularly now for one and a half years," sh...