Health

Why hand-washing beats hand sanitizers

Proper hand-washing with soap and water is one of the best ways to protect yourself during the cold and flu season, an expert says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most people don't wash their hands properly

It's something most people do everyday, often without really thinking about it, but how you wash your hands can make a real difference to your health and the well-being of those around you.

Health

Hand sanitizers effective, but handwashing is better

Whether they dangle from keychains, spritz from pens or froth and pump out of clinic and classroom dispensers, hand sanitizers are convenient alternatives to handwashing, and they do work.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cleaning routine shows promise in curbing superbug infection

Think of it as decontaminating yourself. Hospitalized patients who harbor certain superbugs can cut their risk of developing full-blown infections if they swab medicated goo in their nose and use special soap and mouthwash ...

Other

Charlie Gard's life became 'soap opera': clinician

A clinician who treated Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby who died last month, said Saturday his short life became a soap opera fuelled by President Donald Trump and the pope.

Health

Buyer beware: Antimicrobial products can do more harm than good

Are you buying antimicrobial or antibacterial soaps? According to over 200 scientists and medical professionals, you may want to save your money. A consensus statement published today in the peer-reviewed scientific journal ...

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