Tag: "soaps" at medical news
Being too clean could be hazardous to your health and the environment
...Tech have discovered that the use of antimicrobial soaps
and other products may unnecessarily be directly e...lation and skin exposure, when using antimicrobial soaps
to wash dishes or when taking a shower. There is also risk of exposure when using triclosan laden mo...
Health effects from wet work are of great concern
...intense exposure of hands to water, detergents and soaps
is one of the most important preventive measures for prevention of hand eczema, a very common problem. It is essential that employers and those responsible for working conditions in work places will recognize the problem and their responsibility....
Soaps paint far too rosy a picture of coma
...l influence on viewers, say the authors. American soaps
reach 40 million viewers in the US alone and are broadcast in 90 countries worldwide - a huge audience for convincing health messages. Although families of coma patients are not often faced with decisions over life-sustaining treatment, when needed ...
Severe cases of occupational hand eczema may predict unemployment or days missed from work
Hand eczema caused by soaps
and other irritants in the workplace may lead to unemployment or prolonged sick leaves from work for some individuals, according to an article in the March issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Hand eczema or dermatitis...
M. D. Anderson teaches the art of aromatherapy to soothe and heal
...e diluted into carriers such as massage oils, bath soaps
and lotions [See Sidebar 2: Everyday Uses for Aromatherapy.] Most typically, Perez advises patients to put a few drops of an oil, or a combination of oils onto a handkerchief and "fan themselves like Scarlett O'Hara." Burning oils or incense is not r...