Tag: "sterilization" at medical news
1930s Fascism Spawned Public Health Initiatives
...philosophies thatcreated concentration camps, mass sterilization
and "racial hygiene" influencedother, less well-kn...is usuallyrecognized; it is a history of "forcible sterilization
and herbal medicine, ofgenocidal 'selection' and bans on public smoking." Much of what was done, eve...
Vaccine against Hepatitis A protects kids and families now; Hepatitis B vaccine
protects kids as they become adults
...ially deadly virus called hepatitis C. Few if any sterilization
regulations exist within these industries, and theviruses can be spread though a very small amount of infected blood. Therefore,even getting ears pierced in a store that does not properly clean or dispose ofcontaminated equipment can increase the ris...
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory wins three R&D 100 awards
...ses, including food irradiation, medical equipment sterilization
and radiation processing or curing of environmentally friendly inks and paints that require no solvents. A coating that makes possible plastic display panels for electronics - If television screens and laptop computer or cell phone displays were...
Contraceptive needs of new mothers are unique and unmet
...ify their contraception, it is not surprising that sterilization
is the second most popular method of birth control...ther surveys) nearly 25 percent of couples who use sterilization
end up regretting their decision, and reversing this procedure, when possible, is very difficult and...
Few women regret sterilization procedures
Few of the women who undergo tubal sterilization
or whose husbands undergo vasectomy later go on to...ither they or their husbands underwent a voluntary sterilization
procedure," said Duane Alexander, M.D., Director of the NICHD. "However, the finding also underscor...
Detection of bioterrorism viruses brought closer to local sites
...cle. The common availability of standard autoclave sterilization
procedures in almost every medical facility for inactivating smallpox virus or B anthracis (anthrax) in patient specimens allows laboratory diagnosis of possible bioterrorism events due to smallpox virus by qualified laboratories at the local level. ...
New female sterilization technique not only quicker and easier for patients, but cheaper
...c tubal ligation, the most commonly used method of sterilization
for women. This technique involves inserting a n.... Famuyide and colleagues found that hysteroscopic sterilization
costs patients approximately $500 less on their medical bills compared to the traditional method of ...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for November 2004 (second issue)
...ly once daily when it is actively dividing, faster sterilization
is expected when actively dividing bacteria are killed daily. They note that thrice-weekly medications can still be a cost-effective approach when no cavitation is shown on the initial chest X-ray. When cavities appear, they advise daily, prolonged...