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Study: Soap And Water Work Best In Ridding Hands Of Disease Viruses

...simply washing one’s hands with good old-fashioned soap and water. Among the viruses soapy hand washing f...ving viruses from the hands, physical removal with soap and water was most effective since some viruses are hardy and relatively resistant to disinfection. ...

Hurricane aftermath: Infectious disease threats from common, not exotic, diseases

...basic hygiene, frequently washing their hands with soap and clean water or disinfecting hands with an alcohol-based hand cleaner. Individuals should not eat food that has been exposed to flood waters or that has not been properly refrigerated." One common misperception is that the body of a person who di...

Scientists discover new way to look at how molecules twist and turn on water

...es to determine the detailed orientation of simple soap head groups at the water surface, using a unique combination of laser-based experiments and computer modeling. These studies add important new insights into ongoing studies in the Richmond laboratory that seek to understand how these surfactant head...

Asian immigrants in NYC not receiving HIV education at religious institutions

...they believe that HIV can be contracted by sharing soap or a drinking glass with an HIV-positive person or through casual contact. Other leaders feared they would be shunned in their communities if they offered HIV education or helped HIV-positive people, researchers found. Furthermore, some leaders felt...

Hand sanitizer gel works

...t to household members. Although handwashing with soap and water is effective in reducing the spread of m... child-care setting, is not removed effectively by soap and water but is reliably killed by alcohol. ...

Life in deadly conditions

...ter). The high pH-values are about the same as lye soap and the salt content that of the Dead Sea. As far as the salt content is concerned, Natronomonas pharaonis behaves like closely related organisms - for example, Halobacterium salinarum, the "house pet" of Dieter Oesterhelt's department. In contrast t...

'Good' bacteria could save patients from infection infection by deadlier ones

...tress on antibiotics and scrubbing with antiseptic soap may actually open an avenue for the more virulent forms of bacteria to attack patients. This is so because these "preventive" measures destroy beneficial bacteria, while at the same time the more "nasty" bacteria are often able to survive by adapting...

Embryos tell story of Earth's earliest animals

...e report's authors. "It's like trying to fossilize soap bubbles. Some investigators showed that these fossils are being preserved with calcium phosphate, but they haven't explained how embryos could survive long enough for that to happen. We do that." The group of scientists, led by Rudolf Raff and IUB ...

New University of Toronto research a 'pore' excuse for engineering

...rganic groups) with a surfactant -- essentially, a soap that mixes oil and water -- which causes the organosilica to self-assemble into a nanostructure. The scientists then washed away the surfactant to leave a nanoporous material. When they examined the thin film that remained, they discovered that it ma...

Common practices at petting zoos put visitors at risk

...visiting the petting zoo, including lathering with soap and washing hands before eating and after visiting the petting zoo, were found to protect against infection. "There is an increasing incidence of reported outbreaks of illness associated with petting zoos over the years. People need to be aware of ...

Study indicates dramatic rise in antibiotic-resistant community-acquired staph infections

... as simple as employing the tried and true cure of soap and water: "Practice good hygiene," is its primary advice. ...

Brightening prospects of using fluorescent nanotubes in medical applications

...ater. So researchers routinely mix it with special soap and give it a dose of ultrasound to break apart clumps of nanotubes and force them to dissolve. The result is a dark liquid that is routinely put into an ultracentrifuge that subjects them to forces a few thousand times that of gravity. Centrifuging ...

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