News tagged with germs
New research published in the January/February 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), indicates that the use of a germ-killing mouthrinse in addition to reg ...
Dentistry Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Novel microscale epigenomics technology: Possible to study the epigenome of rare cell populations and biopsy samples
Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have successfully developed a method to map the epigenome using 100 times fewer cells than was previously possible. The discovery, published in the journal Developmental Ce ...
Genetics Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When someone comes to work sick, about half of the commonly touched surfaces in the office will become infected with the virus by lunchtime, according to a new study at the UA.
Health Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—A government study has fingered leafy green vegetables as the leading source of food poisoning illnesses.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exposing pregnant mice to low doses of the chemical tributyltin (TBT) – which was used in marine antifouling paints and is used as an antifungal agent in some paints, certain plastics and a variety of consumer products ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People who go outdoors in several regions of the United States may have something else to worry about. Scientists report that there's another troublesome germ hiding in the deer tick that already ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology say cells from the amniotic membrane part of the placenta normally discarded after a woman gives birth could one day be a source for human eggs. The first-of-its-kind ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—With the United States in the throes of one of the worst flu outbreaks in years, health-care experts say there are ways you can fight back and protect yourself from the virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) dropped by 52 percent when an alcohol-impregnated disinfection cap was used instead of standard scrubbing protocol, according to a new study published in the January ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Jordan's health minister has said that two deaths in the kingdom from a SARS-like virus earlier this year which were confirmed by the World Health Organisation last week were isolated cases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Current hospital cleaning protocol may be inadequate to rid patient rooms of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii, according to a study in the December issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Passing one's genes on to the next generation is a mark of evolutionary success. So it makes sense that the body would work to ensure that the genes the next generation inherits are exact replicas of the originals.
Genetics Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Stuffy noses, hacking coughs and aches all over—cold and flu season has arrived. Though your body may be aching and your nose running like a faucet, it can be difficult to decide if you should continue your exercise routine ...
Health Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry has confirmed that a second person in the kingdom has contracted a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to three the number of those sickened by it in the Gulf region in recent ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0