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YouTube breeding ground for anti-vaccination views

TORONTO, CDA. As cold and flu season hits this year amid growing debate over the necessity of vaccinations, University of Toronto researchers have uncovered widespread misinformation in related videos on YouTube. In the first-ever study of its kind, U of T researchers Dr. Kumanan Wilson and Dr...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

Singapore might be prosperous. But it is also draconian. Any presumed violation of the law brings in swift reaction. As the owner of a commercial fishing pond in Pasir Ris Drive 6, will have found by now. He is being prosecuted for breeding mosquitoes. The area is dubbed the number one ...

A slum in Mumbai – breeding ground for disease

The Baiganwadi slum at Govandi is becoming a source of fright to the Maharashtra state and civic health departments//. Two confirmed polio cases have been reported in 2 weeks from this area. The water source and drains in this area are contaminated with dengue transmitting Aedes aegypti mosquitoes ...

AIIMS Campus - A Breeding Ground for Mosquitoes

It's not surprising that mosquitoes have besieged the country's premier hospital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), with a huge drain// not far from its western perimeter and garbage littered across the campus. In the last 10 days, the raging dengue fever in the capital has ...

Public Urged To Prevent Mosquito Breeding

The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has urged people to stay alert to the risk of mosquito-transmitted diseases and maintain proper anti-mosquito measures//, despite the current dry and cool weather. A department spokesman said today (January 22) that the monthly average ovitrap ind...

Unlocking the key to human fertility

...ng genetic damage to sperm could have particular significance for the development of the embryo". The findings also help explain why inter-species breeding is so rarely successful. Where the locks and keys of two species do not match, however similar their DNA is, no viable offspring can be born. Occasio...

Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments

... workers an alternative to particle board laminate surfaces in their facilities. The old particle board laminate surfaces harbor bacteria and create a breeding ground for potential Hospital Acquired Infections, which can cost facilities a great deal of money. Even stainless steel, while better than particle b...

China Medicine Receives rADTZ Feasibility Report from the Feed Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

...ially, helping to decrease mortality rates. Based on the documented benefits of rADTZ, a separate study found that a breeder farm with the capacity of breeding 50 million chickens is expected to save up to 35 million RMB ($5.1 million) in costs through using rADTZ. "With this feasibility report, we hav...

Arizona researchers to sequence West African rice strain

...withstand hardships such as high temperatures and limited water. Understanding the genes behind those adaptations could be a valuable first step in breeding new, hardier Asian strains as well crucial work, given that the world's rice-dependent population is expected to double in the next 25 years. Unde...

Texas Humane Legislation Network Calls for Puppy Mill Crackdown

...e that would have required large-scale dog and cat breeding operations to be licensed by the state and meet at...she added. Legislation to regulate commercial breeding operations passed the House of Representatives, bu...d have exempted breeders keeping 10 or fewer adult breeding female dogs or cats. A group that calls itsel...

Team Type 1 Takes First Place Finish in Race Across America

...ime. RAAM inspires everyone that it touches. A monumental race contested with the utmost of sportsmanship and zeal. Truly, RAAM is larger than life. A breeding ground for champions, a testing ground for elite riders and a shining example of the strength of human spirit. About Insulet Corporation Ins...

DEP Asks Pennsylvanians to Help Battle West Nile Virus

...f the West Nile Virus. Hanger said standing water can quickly become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. He asked all Pennsylvanians to follow the simple rul...y taking these simple actions in your own backyard, you can eliminate those breeding areas and reduce your chances of contracting the virus." Certain mosq...

New Ad Campaign Asks D.C. Commuters 'Who's Hogging Our Antibiotics?'

...in and ciproflaxin -- are fed in low doses to large herds or flocks daily, often for the lifespan of the animal. This creates ideal conditions for the breeding of new and dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Here are the facts: Up to 70% of U.S. antibiotics go to farm animals that...

Veterinary Group Opposes Bill to Clean Up Puppy Mill Industry

...pose House Bill 3180, a bill to license and regulate large-scale commercial breeding facilities, or puppy mills. "The TVMA's decision to put the commerci...o provide adequate food and water. Veterinary care is rarely provided, and breeding females tend to be malnourished and in poor health. When an adult female c...

Beetles drive groundbreaking conservation project

...uced to genetically rescue an inbred population from extinction. The results of the three-year study will help managers of conservation and captive breeding projects recognise when inbreeding is a problem, how it progresses, and how best to manage or reverse it. "When a species is under threat, it is di...

PA's First West Nile Positive Sample of 2009 Discovered in York County

...e, "Dump it. Drain it. Treat it." "Standing water can quickly become a breeding ground for mosquitoes," Hanger said. "So dump it if it has water in it; dra...y taking these simple actions in your own backyard, you can eliminate those breeding areas and reduce your chances of contracting the virus." Tips to elimi...

Top Five Things Hospitals Need to do in Order to Remain Safe and Secure

...ency room entrance. At each entrance include a visitor check-in, a guard and surveillance cameras. Parking decks connected to hospitals are breeding grounds for crime. They should be well lit and include surveillance cameras. Physical security guards patrolling parking decks add extra security. ...

Gov. Rendell Proposes Help for Counties Battling West Nile; Warns Future Amounts Could be Less

...uehanna and Pike counties. DEP has also agreed to provide surveillance and control to Carbon and Forest counties. Because standing water can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes, DEP Secretary John Hanger also reminded Pennsylvanians to do their part in the battle against the West Nile Virus. Hanger asked...

Scientists Still Baffled About Origins of Swine Flu

...n of two new genes from the Eurasian lineage has never been seen in the U.S." Pigs are sometimes imported to Europe and Asia from the Americas for breeding purposes, but not the other way around, Shaw noted. "If it came into this hemisphere by a person or animal, we have no idea," he said. "We're not i...

Scientists From 25 Countries Sequence Cow Genome

... Could lead to better breeding techniques, shed light on human genome THURSDAY, April 23 (Heal... it's going to help with tracking those traits and perhaps making selective breeding a faster process because we may be able to identify the genes that are invo...

Patient Infection Rates Controlled by Unique Program at Outpatient Cancer Clinic

...Newswire/ -- Cancer treatment leaves patients with weakened immune systems. So it would seem obvious that an outpatient cancer clinic would be a prime breeding ground for infections because of the constantly revolving door of patients, visitors and staff, all of whom could be exposed to bacteria and viruses a...

Pew Applauds Introduction of Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act

... fed low doses of antibiotics over long periods of time, creating the ideal breeding ground for bacteria to become resistant. Our food production practices need... low doses often over their entire lives, creating ideal conditions for the breeding of new and dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Resistant bacter...

A Better Tomorrow Treatment Center Inc., a Forterus Subsidiary, to Be Featured On A & E Television Network's 'Intervention' Program

...ding behavioral healthcare, intervention services, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, pain management, physical therapy, finance as well as thoroughbred breeding and racing. Application of the Safe Harbor of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains, and Forterus may from...

With 4 Legs They All Walk the Same, It Seems

...h," Beaver said. "Humans have inched up by seconds, and we make a big deal about it. The same is true for horses. In spite of taking the very best and breeding the very best, it really hasn't changed it. That says there's a kind of a limit, and we're near the maximum." Swimmers in special suits only manage...

Forterus Healthcare Continues Its Southern California Expansion, Completing Its Second Acquisition in Six Months

...ding behavioral healthcare, intervention services, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, pain management, physical therapy, finance as well as thoroughbred breeding and racing. Application of the Safe Harbor of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains, and Forterus may fro...

Findings raise new questions about evolution of hormones in mammals

...nd her graduate student, Julia Barfield, collected fecal samples during the breeding and non-breeding cycles of the giant kangaroo rat. They found significantly...higher levels of testosterone in the summer non-breeding season than in the breeding season in both male and female kangaroo rats, which counters previous resea...

Home Care Tips for Reducing the Risk of Childhood Hospitalizations Due to Asthma

.... Turn on the AC. Use air conditioners when possible, but remember to clean out air filters every year. Avoid humidifiers as they can be a breeding ground for unhealthy molds. When using fans, clean the blades and ensure the area is dust free prior to use. Spread the word. Ask those who...

American Idol Former Finalist, Brooke White, Helps Teens Cast Flu Prevention Vote

...for parents to submit their own healthy habit tips. Keep the Flu Out of Your "Top 12" This Winter From the gym to the band room, schools are breeding grounds for germs. It is easy for teens to pick up illness-causing germs from their friends. In fact, according to a recent survey, more than a third ...

MIT: Fighting malaria by changing the environment

...gion in which we've been working." And unlike other approaches such as vaccinations or mosquito nets, it has a relatively permanent impact. "Once a breeding site is gone, it's gone" Bomblies said. Other methods the team has studied include spreading ground up seeds from the neem tree, which grows locall...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey(R) Proudly Announces Its First Elephant Calf Born From Artificial Insemination

...f Born into the Ringling Bros.(R) Conservation and breeding Program VIENNA, Va., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ...as proven to be the most successful Asian elephant breeding program in the Western Hemisphere. Most importantl...d. The AI procedure is meant to complement natural breeding efforts not replace them. It also helps to manage ...

Forterus Healthcare to Acquire Solutions 4 Recovery

...ding behavioral healthcare, intervention services, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, pain management, physical therapy, finance as well as thoroughbred breeding and racing. For more information about Forterus, Forterus Healthcare, A Better Tomorrow or Solutions 4 Recovery, please visit their respective we...

'Airport Malaria' Risk Rising With Global Warming

...ywhere in 24 hours," added Diaz. "And an infected mosquito can get on a plane, as well. And in a warming world where mosquitoes live longer, have more breeding areas, and longer egg-laying seasons, this is a way the disease can be reintroduced into areas where it is now uncommon, such as the U.S." Diaz and...

20,000,000th Phone Order Placed at Doctors Foster & Smith Pet Supplies

...nd a purpose, and that was hunting. This began Gene's life long passion for breeding and training animals. In celebration of their 25th Anniversary, ...Since that time, Gene has purchased vaccines and other pet supplies for his breeding facility; and just recently purchased the 5-in-1 vaccines for his newest li...

Dr. Alan Greene: The Organic Man -- Renowned Pediatrician Marks Third Anniversary of Organic-Only Diet

... It's the same benchmark that livestock must meet to be certified 100% organic. Danville, CA (PRWEB) December 8, 2008 -- If breeding animals can be certified organic by the Department of Agriculture in three years, mused pediatrician and author Dr. Alan Greene, why not people? ...

Live Chickens on Trucks Could Transmit Dangerous Germs

...by car on your next vacation: Don't get too close to one of those huge tractor-trailer trucks if it's carrying a load of live chickens. It's a perfect breeding place for the transmission of germs from the chickens to humans. And some of those germs may be resistant to many antibiotics, researchers from th...

Long-Term Erythromycin Cut COPD Complications

...lone." "Many patients with advanced COPD receive highly potent, extended spectrum antibiotics during acute exacerbations,". "The relative risks of breeding resistance with a long-term preventative use of erythromycin versus more frequent short-term dosing of highly potent antibiotics for acute exacerbatio...

Long-term antibiotics reduce COPD exacerbations, raise questions

...nts with advanced COPD receive highly potent, extended spectrum antibiotics during acute exacerbations," commented Dr. Heffner. "The relative risks of breeding resistance with a long-term preventative use of erythromycin versus more frequent short-term dosing of highly potent antibiotics for acute exacerbatio...

Indoor Allergy Week - Cleanaer™, the New Air Purifier that Helps Prevent Spread of the Common Cold While Removing Airborne Allergen

...lergen, dust and bacteria are also prevented from escaping. By creating a well insulated, energy efficient, home, people are also creating the perfect breeding ground for house dust-mites. Cleanaer™ Liquidions remove 99.9% of airborne particles on contact. Cleanaer™ Liquidions can cover a lar...

Forterus Inc. Announces Stock Buyback

...ding behavioral healthcare, intervention services, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, pain management, physical therapy, finance as well as thoroughbred breeding and racing. For more information about Forterus and A Better Tomorrow, please visit their respective websites at http://www.forterus.com and http:/...

'Airport malaria' -- cause for concern in the US

...ins that warm, dry summers followed by heavy rain causes mosquitoes to rush breeding and seek out more blood meals, which in turn creates more mosquitoes in a s...e extreme climate changes allow for longer reproductive lives and prolonged breeding seasons, while increasing the risk of infected mosquitoes spreading malaria...
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