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Researchers from East Carolina University used a new technique of genotyping to identify the source of a hematology clinic outbreak of Mycobacterium mucogenicum, a gram-positive, acid-fast bacteria found in tap water. This i ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and France's Sanofi SA said Wednesday that they are restructuring their longtime partnership selling popular heart medications, now that their sales are plunging due to widespread competition ...
Medications Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—German health authorities say the number of children that have fallen ill with vomiting and diarrhea after eating food from school cafeterias and daycare centers has risen from about 4,500 to 8,400.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Drinking enough water is very important during long periods of physical activity or recreational pursuits. But there are rare instances when too much fluid intake can be harmful, and even lead to death.
Health Sep 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
Twenty-five years ago the term "antioxidant" was new to the public. Today it's big business, with sales of products making antioxidant-related claims reaching $65 billion in the U.S. in 2011.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The drinking water at one-third of migrant farmworker camps in eastern North Carolina failed to meet state quality standards, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University Teknologi MARA researchers conducted a study on Norovirus (NoV) in lettuces. The virus causes outbreaks of Gastroenteritis among children below age 5 in Malaysia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The City Council has voted to add fluoride to Portland's water, meaning Oregon's largest city is no longer the biggest holdout in the U.S.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone, the worst oubreak of the waterborne disease there in 15 years, has now claimed 255 lives, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Joking around can land us in hot water. Even the professionals often shoot themselves comedically in the foot. Last month, comedian Jeffrey Ross's routine at a roast of Rosanne Barr was censored when he joked about the shooting ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The U.S.-Mexico border is the border in the world with the greatest disparity in access to food and water needed for human survival, according to a report commissioned and published by ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone which was declared a national emergency in mid-August has claimed 244 lives and affected 14,521 people, said a statement from a special cholera task force Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Water-pipe smoking is as bad as deeply inhaling cigarette smoke when it comes to causing respiratory problems, according to a study published on Thursday.
Addiction Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As Isaac bears down on the U.S. Gulf Coast, nearby residents should think ahead and look beyond batteries and flashlights when making their hurricane emergency plans, experts say.
Health Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of East Anglia research shows children at risk from rural water supplies
Health Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |