One in Five Americans Pee in Pool; Almost Half Admit Unhygienic Pool Behavior
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Water Quality & Health Council Offer Ways to Curb the Tide of Rising Recreational Water Illnesses
ARLINGTON, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you know what's in your public pool? Findings from a recent survey show that when it com...
A booster for immune systems: unhygienic environs?
A recent comparative study into the lives of wild and laboratory rodents seems to throw light on the aspect of building stronger immune systems when exposed //to germs in the environment, rather than protecting against it.
A team of researchers from Duke University analyzed the immune systems ...
Government Questioned On Providing Unhygienic Food In Train
Delhi High Court Thursday asked the government, the railway ministry and the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) to reply to a petition accusing them of supplying unhygienic
food to rail passengers.//
A division bench comprising judges M.K. Sharma and Reva Khetrapal issued notice ...
Around 20 Percent Take-Out Foods Are Unhygienic
The British Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said that one in five take-out meals are unhealthy and unhygienic. This is bad news for over 1.3 million Britons// who thrive on take-out meals.
The government watchdog expressed concern since many fast-food restaurants were found to have staff who d...
BUSM researchers find gram-negative rods in two Philippine neonatal intensive care units
...e than one third of all global child deaths each year. Sepsis is a leading cause of death within the first month of life and is often acquired through unhygienic
care practices in healthcare facilities, which frequently have limited emphasis placed on standard infection control measures.
Over a 10-month per...
BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
...e little information about safe delivery practices.
For babies born in unhygienic
or otherwise unsafe conditions, tetanus spores can enter the umbilical cord...ven a tiny pinprick. Women may be infected during deliveries carried out in unhygienic
conditions. But the disease can easily be prevented. In the case of MNT, pr...
International Travelers Can Say Good-Bye to 'Montezuma's Revenge' With Launch of Travelan(R) in the U.S. From Alaven Consumer Healthcare
E.coli (ETEC) is acquired through food, water or ice contaminated with the bacteria including tap water; food or drinks prepared in unhygienic
conditions, including street vendors; raw or undercooked meat and seafood; raw fruits and vegetables (unless peeled by the traveler); and unpasteurize...
Rep. Slaughter Reintroduces Bill to Help Fight Antibiotic Resistance Crisis by Combating Misuse of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
...ut a prescription to livestock and poultry -- not to treat illness, but to promote slightly faster growth and to compensate for crowded, stressful and unhygienic
conditions at industrial-scale livestock and poultry facilities. This practice encourages the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that are tr...
Study finds Canada's supervised injection facility cost-effective
...nefits such as decreased drug overdose, reduced transmission of Hepatitis B and fewer incidences of soft-tissue infections and other side-effects from unhygienic
"If the cost-effectiveness of Insite was evaluated using the same standards as are commonly applied to other medical interventions, it w...
Childhood Food Allergies on the Rise
...s. As a result, their immune systems don't have to fight as many infections, so those systems can become hyperactive.
"When there is some degree of unhygienic
conditions, the immune system from infancy adapts and develops to fight infection," Bahna said. "Cleanliness, antibiotics, whether they are needed or ...
Multiple species of bacteria may cause trachoma: Implications for treatment
... found that more than one species of bacteria may be causing the infectious eye disease trachoma. Six million people most of whom live in crowded and unhygienic
conditions in the developing world are blind because of the disease and many more are actively infected. The possibility that multiple strains of the...
Past illegal blood donation in China linked to hepatitis C virus infection
...h effects of blood drawing, abnormal liver function tests or hepatitis, and shut-down of the illegal blood center.
The investigators concluded that unhygienic
plasma donation and receipt of blood transfusion are strong risk factors for HCV infection in rural central China, and that improved blood collection ...