News tagged with washing hands

Hand washing vital in multi-bed hospital wards

Hospital room designs make a significant difference to the likelihood of bugs being spread through person-to-person contact between medics and patients, according to University of Leeds research.

May 05, 2015
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Study suggests inadequate hand hygiene practice

(Medical Xpress)—Gloves used commonly in general hospital wards throughout New Zealand are frequently contaminated with bacteria before coming into contact with patients, with poor glove box design and inadequate hand washing ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Hand me a towel, it's more hygienic

(Medical Xpress)—Next time you wash your hands, it is worth remembering that it is more hygienic to dry your hands using paper towels than electric air dryers, according to a QUT-led study.

Jun 05, 2013
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Eyelash extension adhesives may cause bad reactions

(HealthDay)—For those who aren't born with long, fluttery eyelashes, cosmetic extensions can help achieve that often sought-after look. But eye experts warn that the adhesives used to apply these eyelash ...

May 16, 2013
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