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Changing epidemiology of rare disease links sinus irrigation with contaminated tap water, two deaths
When water containing the Naegleria fowleri ameba, a single-celled organism, enters the nose, the organisms may migrate to the brain, causing primary amebic meningoencephalitis, a very rare—but usually fatal—disease. A new ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- With all the different sports drinks on the market, it can be hard to decide whether to reach for a sports drink or water to quench your thirst. In most cases, water will meet your hydration needs, according ...
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Coconut water really does deserve its popular reputation as Mother Nature's own sports drink, a new scientific analysis of the much-hyped natural beverage concluded here today at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the Ame ...
Health Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nepal on Monday urged foreign travellers to take precautions against cholera after 13 people died in an outbreak in the remote west of the country.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cocaine use in several Swiss cities is among the highest in Europe, researchers said on Monday.
Addiction Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- While the global community has struggled to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals regarding provision of safe water and sanitation, China is rightfully held up as a ...
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- On grocery store shelves and kitchen counters alike, bottled water has become a staple of the American dietary landscape.
Dentistry Aug 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2
A top Indian minister has proposed projects worth $130 million project to rid India of the scourge of open defecation and clean up a rail system he described as the world's "largest open toilet", reports said Friday.
Health Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Surveys of drug use form an important basis for the development of effective drug policies, and also for measuring the effectiveness of existing policies. For the first time in history, scientists have now made direct comparisons ...
Addiction Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cambridge scientists have used an age-old fable to help illustrate how we think differently to other animals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 10 |
Arsenic is a natural element in the environment, sometimes found in air, soil and water. Arsenic contaminated water is a global threat, currently affecting more than 100 million people. Both genetic and epigenetic changes ...
Cancer Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The FDA says baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain Bisphenol-A (BPA), an endocrine disruptor that mimics estrogen. But what about the hundreds of other plastic items, from water bottles to dental sealants, containing ...
Health Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- People who have certain chronic medical conditions, such as type 1 diabetes, are even more susceptible than most to the ill effects of alcohol, though they may not be aware of how potentially ...
Diabetes Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sierra Leone's health ministry on Wednesday said an outbreak of cholera in the west African country has killed 62 people in less than a month.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly a quarter of college women try smoking tobacco with a hookah, or water pipe, for the first time during their freshman year, according to new research from The Miriam Hospital's Center for Behavioral and Preventive ...
Addiction Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0