News tagged with safety

US state moves to regulate GM foods

The small US state of Connecticut became the first to pass legislation requiring food products with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such.

Jun 04, 2013
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Prevent MRSA in horse hospitals

Bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics have become a serious threat to humans and animals. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an example of such a bacterium. MRSA infections in horses are difficult ...

Jun 03, 2013
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Major new initiative for patient safety in Europe unveiled

A major new initiative for patient safety in Europe is today launched by Professor Eberhard Kochs, President of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA). The new European Patient Safety Foundation, covering all aspects ...

Jun 02, 2013
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New statement released by anticoagulation forum

(HealthDay)—The Anticoagulation Forum has endorsed a new consensus statement aimed at optimizing the delivery of anticoagulation therapy to inpatients; the statement has been published in the May issue ...

May 31, 2013
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Study examines non-communicable disease burden in Pakistan

Non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and injuries have become the major causes of disability and death in Pakistan, according to a report by a group of researchers that included Johns ...

May 31, 2013
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Lawn mower injuries often caused by distraction

(HealthDay)—Each summer, lawn mower accidents send countless numbers of people to the emergency room. Mishaps often involve serious injuries to the fingers, hands and feet. Often caused by a moment's distraction, ...

May 26, 2013
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Storm chasers: born to be wild?

(HealthDay)—We've all seen them: the surfers who race to the beach when a hurricane hits, the guy who decides to ride out the storm in his overmatched boat, the tornado chasers who fearlessly steer their ...

May 24, 2013
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