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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

... reduced rainfall and water shortage could lead to waterborne diseases, the UN health agency said. Carbon dioxide from energy use is a major contributor to the greenhouse gases which scientists blame for global warming. At least 40 participants from 16 countries including China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Sing...

Chilly Sauce Linked to Botulism, Forcing Recall in US

...h network that looks for patterns of food-borne or waterborne illness. CDC lab workers started testing 12 suspect foods for botulinum toxin on July 11, and got preliminary results Monday that implicated the chili sauce. CDC workers contacted the FDA, which worked with Castleberry's to issue a voluntary recall W...

Experts to Discuss Climate Change Health Risks: WHO

... reduced rainfall and water shortage could lead to waterborne diseases, the UN health agency said. The meeting in Malaysia would discuss prompt action, it added. "With global mean temperature forecast to increase by as much as six degrees celsius (42.8 fahrenheit) by the end of the century, delegates will b...

Water Crisis Wreaks Havoc on Irish City

... noted. Cryptosporidium has caused several large waterborne disease outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness, with symptoms that include diarrhea, nausea, and/or stomach cramps. People with severely weakened immune systems are likely to have more severe and more persistent symptoms than healthy individuals. Mo...

Flesh-eating Bugs Surface in Singapore

...hours after he was infected with Vibrio, a type of waterborne flesh-eating bacteria. He died two days later. The head of the department of the Infectious Diseases at the National University Hospital said there were high rate of survival chances if the disease was detected early in a young and healthy victim. ...

Experts Are Optimistic Of Making Waterborne Infectious Diseases A Thing Of Past

...ajor rivers and lakes need not be subjected to the waterborne diseases that previously plagued them," writes Professor Fenwick. "The programmes to prevent death, blindness and disfigurement have proved that they can work, and by 2006 they are reaching ever more people with donated or inexpensive drugs. The he...

Maharashtra warns against Mahim's 'miracle' water

...tant levels in the water and warned people against waterborne diseases from consumption. "The water in the Mahim creek is absolutely not potable. Samples of water taken from the creek showed low chloride content, which in itself is harmful. The samples contained dangerous levels of nitrates and would affect p...

Water–borne Diseases Takes Tw

...nic." Doctors and other health experts say that waterborne diseases are endemic to the city. Dr Ashish Tiwari, physician, Bombay Hospital said, "Many of the waterborne diseases are endemic in Mumbai, and we keep getting cases all through the year. Over the past 10 yea...

Anthrax Spores May Resist Water Treatment

...s been further stated that non-sporocytic forms of waterborne pathogens (99.99%) would be killed in just one minute if exposed to the same chlorine concentration. The effect would be more prominent at higher chlorine concentrations. In addition, it was found that after 6 hours, 20-40% of anthrax spores had s...

Rise In Waterborne And Malaria Cases Anticipated In Britain

The incidence of waterborne diseases and food poisoning cases is anticipated to rise in Britain, this summer. An increase in the number of malaria cases is also likely. // The incidence of salmonella // cases is hoped to soar particularly, as people would opt for more barbecue...

Health Problems Due To Ecosystem's Degradation

....2 million people die every year due to infectious waterborne diseases, while more than 1 billion people do not have access to safe water. Indoor air pollution like charcoal burning is responsible for 3% of the disease burden of the world, mostly in the form of respiratory diseases. Solid fuels are used by much...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

...distribution systems contribute to transmission of waterborne bacterial diseases. Chlorination and safe water handling can eliminate the risk of waterborne bacterial diseases. To provide the high-risk group with potable water in the short term requires pra...

Health Authorities Claim Some Relief likely from Post floods diseases in Mumbai

...h the end of the incubation period for most of the waterborne diseases. Up to 170 people have died in the past 10 days, most of them from the densely populated city suburbs worst affected by last month's floods, of leptospirosis, dengue, malaria and gastric diseases.Hospital sources, however, say that the actu...

Epidemic Fear In Mumbai Mounting Post-Floods

...ate medical care to those who had been affected by waterborne diseases. Medical teams and medicines have been sent to all areas that are badly affected by the diseases. The government has launched a massive clean-up drive and all affected areas that are also being intensively fumigated. The people are advised n...

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