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A Trip To The Dentist Could Cause Symptoms In Asthmatic Kids
... be a key culprit. Allergens may take the form of cotton
swabbing placed in the mouth or small clouds of water vapor that normally occur during dental procedures. The researchers did determine, however, that stress and anxiety over a dental visit did not play a role in causing an attack. ...
Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"
...th can be accomplished usinga washcloth, tissue or cotton
swab -- it doesn't necessarily mean brushing," hedescribed. "Most pediatric dentists are cautious about children's use oftoothpaste, which has a relatively high fluoride content, since they may not beable to spit it out properly." Sealants are anothe...
Treated Clothing Detoxifies Pesticides
...iversity of California in Davis say they have made cotton
fabrics withbuilt-inpesticide detoxifiers. They a...dicarb and methomyl in that state weremostoften on cotton
and lettuce respectively. The organophosphorus pesticidemalathion wasmost commonly used on alfalfa ...
Atrophic vaginitis -- a common and treatable condition for women past menopause
... feminine deodorant products) * Wear loose-fitting cotton
underwear during the day and none at night to promote air circulation * Avoid wearing pantyhose if you are experiencing vaginal itching...
Cotton clothes carry fungal spores into hospitals
...can easily dislodge the spores from clothing, with cotton
clothes dispersing more than the other fabrics stu... They then tested contaminated swatches of cotton, cotton
flannel, polyester, cotton/polyester blend, cotton
muslin and rayon chambray to see how the spores d...
Swaddling may help sleeping babies remain on their backs
...d were alternately wrapped in a specially designed cotton
spandex swaddle or not swaddled during daytime naps in a sleep laboratory. The cotton
spandex swaddle did not restrict the baby's hip movement or breathing, but it did limit their breaki...
Study: Carbon dioxide may find new use in producing medical implants
...tein solution onto dime-sized plastic disks with a cotton
swab, and placed the disks in a glass tank, which ...pense protein solution onto the PMMA, instead of a cotton
swab. Still, they found that the proteins don't penetrate the PMMA evenly, but form clumps instead -...
Exposure to food increases brain metabolism
...ste a small portion placed on their tongues with a cotton
swab. They were also asked to describe the foods a...y were allowed to smell these items and they had a cotton
swab dipped in water placed on their tongues to mimic the food-stimulation condition. Study particip...
Scents and emotions linked by learning, Brown study shows
...s. All were asked to smell five scents, infused in cotton
in glass jars, and rate them on a 9-point scale for pleasantness, familiarity and intensity. Most odors were familiar and pleasant rose, vanilla, lemon and peppermint. But one was new: a unique mix of odors that included dirt, rain and hot buttered ...