News tagged with soap
(AP)—A New York federal appeals court says environmental activists can try to prove that a chemical found in some soaps is potentially dangerous.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For a bunch of inanimate chemical compounds, the nucleic and amino acids caught up in the infamous "selfish" segregation distorter (SD) saga have put on quite a soap opera for biologists ...
Genetics Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using Twitter can help you achieve a healthy weight. A study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has found that using Twitter, the popular information network ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Need a reason to recognize Global Handwashing Day? Research shows money and credit cards contain faecal matter
(Medical Xpress)—One in 10 bank cards and one in seven notes are contaminated with faecal organisms, research from Queen Mary, University of London has revealed.
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Triclosan, an antibacterial chemical widely used in hand soaps and other personal-care products, hinders muscle contractions at a cellular level, slows swimming in fish and reduces muscular strength in mice, according to ...
Medical research Aug 13, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
A Danish hospital said Thursday it had offered HIV and hepatitis tests to 719 patients after discovering a flaw in a special washing machine that could entail exposure to the viruses.
Health Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Exposure to common antibacterial chemicals and preservatives found in soap, toothpaste, mouthwash and other personal-care products may make children more prone to a wide range of food and environmental ...
Immunology Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Triclosan, a common antibacterial agent found in many hand soaps and other products, is known to have the added benefit of alleviating allergic skin conditions such as eczema. In a study recently published ...
Medications Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One in six mobile phones in Britain is contaminated with faecal matter, according to new research released ahead of Global Handwashing Day.
Health Oct 14, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2 |