Tag: "tubs" at medical news
A new infection- 'hot tub lung'
...mperatures above 84 degrees Fahrenheit, where many tubs
operate, chlorine loses its disinfectant propertie...ly to occur where owners do not properly clean the tubs
or change the filters as often as is recommended. If you own the tub, be scrupulous about keeping it...
Incorrect lifestyle may be the cause of male infertility
...ist also discourage the use of tight pants and hot tubs
as they can lead to overheating sperm-producing cells in testicles, which lowers sperm count. And for the same reason, the plastic lining in disposable nappies may increase the temperature of the scrotum, reducing their sperm counts as adults. Ano...
Whirlpool Bath Tubs Contain Potentially Lethal Bacterial Strains
...versity said that poorly maintained whirlpool bath tubs
both private and public serve as breeding grounds for potentially lethal bacterial strains. They tested 43 water samples and found all of them had some kind of microbial growth.// Various Bacterial strains especially those found in feces contribute...
Hot Tubs and Spas in the News for Safety Measures
...ences and pool alarms. But in case of spas and hot tubs
they fail to install the child proof safety measures as it is small and feel that it is of no great threat to their kids. But Jane Sadler, the author of the study proves them wrong. Whether in a pool or a hot tub, kids love to play games such as "hol...
Common Falls In Bath Among Older Adults Can Be Prevented
...vironment. While the majority of people using both tubs
and shower stalls used safe environmental features such as grab bars, many used unsafe features in addition to the safe ones. Nineteen percent of participants using a tub were evaluated as using unsafe features, and more than 70 percent of those with...
Holiday Baking Frenzy May Mask Eating Disorder in College Kids
...food at one sitting—such as whole bags of cookies, tubs
of ice cream and bags of chips. Missing food may the only clue. ? Change in personality – 'Eating disorders change your personality completely,' Dr. Fassihi said. 'A normally outgoing person becomes shy and withdrawn and may avoid social events or ...
Want a Baby? No Hot Baths Please !
Exposure to hot baths or hot tubs
on a regular basis can lead to male infertility, according to a new study conducted by University of California. The effect was found// to be reversible in 50 % of the men observed. The three-year study was led by a San Francisco urologist who anal...
Italian Olives Recalled from Canada
...onal food importer Excelsior Foods is calling back tubs
of olives produced by Italian firm Marcella's Garden.// There are fears by the food company as well as the Canadian Food Inspection Agency that the olives might contain the bacterial species responsible for the type of food poisoning referred to...
Japanese Soak in Their Noodles
...o ingredients in the broth, jumping into the three tubs
shaped like ramen bowls underneath noodle decorations hanging over their heads. "Customers may have been puzzled first, but I think they enjoyed it ... because the hot water smells good, like pepper," said Yusuke Sato, a spa employee who poured in ...