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Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...female partner and through her to the fetus. Sperm washing is a risk-reduction option in which infected sperm...t data from programs in Europe would suggest sperm washing to be a safe risk-reduction option for heterosexual couples wishing to bear a child ...

The hazards of using disinfectant hand gel

...ant gels, rather than hand rubs, for hospital hand washing may lead to a decrease in hygiene. Getting doctors and nurses to wash their hands between each patient is thought to be a major advance in reducing hospital infections.// Soap and water is used in US, while in Europe, an alcohol-based rub is more com...

Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

.... She concurred basic food safety steps -- such as washing food -- could reduce the risk of infections. Other researchers looked at the process of heating lettuce to increase its shelf life. By dipping iceberg lettuce into warm water baths, the vegetable resists brown discoloration.However, Larry Beuchat, r...

Watch what you eat during summer

...pecially important to avoid cross-contamination by washing your hands often, using separate plates and chopping boards for different foods. Temperature is important too - hot food needs to be kept really hot (take care to barbecue meats and fish thoroughly) and cold food must not be left out in the sun (espe...

Keep fit always

...like playing games with children or grandchildren, washing the clothes and gardening all count towards your daily exercise total....

New oral antiviral treatment of cold sores approved

...e advised to exercise high levels of caution, like washing hands immediately after touching the sore, as they are highly contagious, like other herpes infections. Though, it is estimated that that 20 to 40 per cent of adults develop cold sores at some point in time, it is not clear as to why some people get ...

Wash your hands to keep healthy!

... us are not aware that just a simple habit of hand washing could help us reduce the risk of many infections. ...nt research has however, proved that frequent hand washing is the most simple and low cost way of cutting rates of infection by nearly half. A recent American...

Flying with caution, with SARS

...aveler was on board. Experts suggest frequent hand washing with either soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub to avoid getting infected. The experts are currently recommending travelers postpone their trips. Safety measures taken by airlines and airports may lessen the risk for those travelers who mus...

The Effectiveness Of Screening Tests Questioned

...e found during activities of daily living, such as washing or dressing, anyway. Regular self-exams just lead to unnecessary surgical biopsies and greater anxiety among women. Specialists believe the same results would apply to testicular self-examination as well and suggests health officials who tout these e...

Handwashing prevents diarrhea and acute lower respiratory infections

...ived antibacterial soap. The authors conclude that washing hands with soap reduced diarrhoea and acute respiratory infections by half and incidence of impetigo reduced by almost a third. ...

Sperm washing helps couples

...artner and through her to the fetus. Sperm washing is a risk-reduction option in which infected sperm...t data from programs in Europe would suggest sperm washing to be a safe risk-reduction option for heterosexual couples wishing to bear a child. Through...

Ways Of Tackling Antibiotic Resistance

...llowing good food hygiene practices. Which include washing ones hands before and after preparing food and handling raw meat; thoroughly cooking food and reheating leftovers properly; preparing raw and cooked foods separately; storing food correctly and following a good standard of hygiene in your kitchen. Th...

Household Activities Can Reduce Blood Pressure

...ivities like cleaning the house and the backyards, washing the car etc could prevent hypertension and conditions of prehypertension in people. // The study found that regardless of intensity, four hours of accumulated daily lifestyle physical activity had the effect of dropping study participants' blood pr...

Alcohol based sanitizer found to reduce illness in families

...zer. The two groups reported similar rates of hand washing on an initial questionnaire. The families given ...izer gels at their own initiative. Although hand washing with soap and water is effective in reducing the spread of most infections, it requires access to a ...

Less Stomach Infections If Hand Sanitizer Gel Is Used

...zer. The two groups reported similar rates of hand washing on an initial questionnaire. For five months, investigators tracked the families, phoning every other week to record how much hand sanitizer had been used, whether someone had developed a respiratory or GI infection, and whether the illness had spre...

Winter Premature Babies Face Threat From Lung Disease

...iratory viruses after taking them home, by: always washing their hands before holding their child, and insisting that others do, too; washing babies’ toys, clothes, play areas and bedding often; not sharing personal items (pacifiers, cups, fo...

Unsafe Injections and Unclean Hand hygiene major cause of hospital infections in India

...Hand transmission can be controlled by proper hand washing with a hand wash soap solution which reduces infections and spread of microorganisms. On part with its this years focus on Hand hygiene, WHO will launch its guidelines on health hygiene in health care on using different procedures like glove use and...

Vegetables And Fruits Cause More US Food Illnesses

...les, so consumers should take precautions, such as washing produce under running water," the report said, adding people should "still eat plenty of produce." In fact, vegetables and fruits triggered 31 outbreaks from 2002 to 2003, compared to 29 for chicken and other poultry, according to the report. Conta...

Guidelines For Better Management Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

...ns (unwanted, unnecessary behaviours like repeated washing or cleaning, checking electrical appliances or locks, etc). In BDD, on the other hand, people become obsessed about imagined defects in their appearance, with many sufferers turning to surgery instead of psychiatry for treatment. The g...

U.S. Hospitals may help Spread Bird Flu Pandemic

...ail to follow even basic hygiene practices such as washing their hands after touching any patient or piece of equipment. "Shoddy infection control is poor preparation for flu and poor homeland security as well," said Betsy McCaughey, a former lieutenant governor of New York who heads the Committee to Redu...

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