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Pit latrines are one of the most common human excreta disposal systems globally, and their use is on the rise as countries aim to meet the sanitation-related target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Strong evidence ...
Health Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
With its bustling streets, shops and busy restaurants, little suggests that ten years ago Amoy Gardens was on the front line of Hong Kong's battle with a virus that caused a global health crisis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study has found a link between the activity levels of elderly people who have just been released from the hospital and the risk that they will require readmission within 30 days.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It wasn't too long ago that America had a love affair with soda. Now, an old flame has the country's heart.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two types of environmental conditions—cold-dry and humid-rainy—are associated with seasonal influenza epidemics, according to an epidemiological study led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Support is needed in child care centers to help meet existing water policies and new water requirements included in the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act, according to a study published by the Yale Rudd Center for ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An international study conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide has resulted in the strongest evidence yet that fluoride in drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults.
Dentistry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Each time we use an antibiotic, the weaker strains of infection are killed off while the stronger, more virulent strains are left behind to multiply. In the past, this has not caused much concern, as there ...
Medications Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Texting gloves dangerous in winter, specialist says: Unprotected fingers, toes, ears and noses susceptible to frostbite
The popular half-gloves that leave fingers uncovered for texting may be good for communicating electronically, but they may also lead to permanent loss of fingers due to exposure to the cold.
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
While water bottles may tout BPA-free labels and personal care products declare phthalates not among their ingredients, these assurances may not be enough. According to a study published February 27 in the ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Environmental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a widespread chemical found in plastics and resins, may suppress a gene vital to nerve cell function and to the development of the central nervous system, according ...
Medical research Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
As Mozambique struggles to recover from the worst flooding in more than a decade, aid agencies are pioneering the use of mobile phones to distribute aid and, they hope, cut the cost of logistics in disaster ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Studies loaded with fraudulent data may have encouraged the use of a treatment for patients in intensive care units that now appears to do more harm than good, new research shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A rebel-held area of Syria has been hit by an outbreak of typhoid after power cuts hit water supplies and forced the population to turn to the Euphrates River, the UN's health agency warned Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The findings by academics at The University of Manchester, published in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, compared Johnson's Baby Top-to-Toe wash against plain bath water on 307 newborn babies over a ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |