News tagged with face masks
A seven-year-old girl who contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu left hospital on Wednesday and appeared before media in an apparent bid by health authorities to cool concerns about the deadly virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Health care workers who consistently wear special fitted face masks while on duty are much less likely to get clinical respiratory and bacterial infections, according to new research led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Masks and hand hygiene could cut the spread of flu-like symptoms up to 75 percent, a University of Michigan study found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
UT Arlington engineers working with Army surgeons are developing a pliable, polymer mask embedded with electrical, mechanical and biological components that can speed healing from disfiguring facial burns ...
Other Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Face masks worn by patients infected with tuberculosis (TB) may be able to significantly cut transmission rates to non-infected patients, according to a new study by researchers from the U.S. and South Africa. The study was ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A program that teaches health care workers in developing countries basic techniques to resuscitate babies immediately after birth is saving lives, according to a study to be presented Tuesday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic ...
Health May 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0