Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New approach to extend shelf life for N95 mask

A Purdue University team has come up with an approach to extend the shelf life for an N95 mask, which is one of the pieces of personal protective equipment being used by health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health

France to ban food additive E171 from next year

France will ban the use of a widely used food additive from 2020, its economy and environment ministries said Wednesday, after studies pointed to potential health risks for consumers.

Health

Some uncanny facts about canned foods

(HealthDay)—With so much emphasis on fresh, farm-to-table foods, it's easy to overlook the value of canned items. These are convenient, often cheaper alternatives to fresh and frozen.

Medications

UK plans medicine airlift in no-deal Brexit

Britain is preparing to airlift in medicines with a short shelf life if London cannot strike a Brexit deal with the EU, the government said Thursday.

Health

Time for a makeup refresh?

(HealthDay)—You love a certain shade of lipstick, but do you know how long ago you bought this particular tube of it?

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