Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan

Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan Levels

Steve Tokar, UC San Francisco UCSF-Led Study Finds Exposure to Hormone Disruptor from Soap Exceeds that from Toothpaste Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a...

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Blue and white clay zones
2014-07-20 10:13:16

Cheryl Dybas, National Science Foundation (NSF) Researchers discover natural clay deposits with antibacterial properties Superbugs, they're called: Pathogens, or disease-causing microorganisms, resistant to multiple antibiotics. Such antibiotic resistance is now a major public health concern. "This serious threat is no longer a prediction for the future," states a 2014 World Health Organization report, "it's happening right now in every region of the world and has the potential to...

ditch the soap and water
2014-05-26 04:56:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While recent research has concluded that using soap containing antimicrobial ingredients could be doing more harm than good, one New York Times Magazine journalist’s experiments with products that replace traditional cleaning compounds with bacteria treatments have reportedly left her skin softer and smoother than ever before. As she explained in a May 22 article, writer Julie Scott participated in a trial for a living bacterial...

2014-04-16 23:07:30

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Research Report on Antiseptics And Disinfectants Market Trends And Forecast : 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/antiseptics-disinfectants-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Antiseptics and Disinfectants are broadly classified under the class of Anti-infective agents or germicides. Antiseptics are chemical compounds or antimicrobial agent that kills or...

Your Hand Soap Could Be Doing You More Harm Than Good
2014-04-02 08:36:00

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Antimicrobial household products are widely used, but scientists are wondering if they are doing more harm than good. A new study from Arizona State University has assembled evidence suggesting that antimicrobial use brings consumers no measurable benefit. Even more troubling, according to recent research, the lax regulation of these products has caused toxic compounds to spread throughout wildlife and human populations...

2013-10-16 23:35:41

Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s altered passing criteria for two key methods used for disinfectant registration will benefit companies needing testing. Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s...

2013-09-26 23:33:48

Despite a forecast increase in prices, buyers of Antiseptics will maintain strong buyer power over the next three years: For many buyers, antiseptics are a necessary purchase, but one in which the risks involved are not very high due to their widespread use and the standardized composition of their ingredients. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Antiseptics to its growing collection...

2013-09-02 00:20:04

Yokohama, Japan, Sept 2, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - ULVAC-RIKO, Inc. will start the sales of 'Spica/Antares/Leonis' whose systems can evaluate the activity of a microbe (vitality) and the dynamics (Growth rate) by measuring 'Quantity of heat' which is emitted from microbial cells. Those systems have features of capability of observing many samples simultaneously and non-destructively with a overwhelmingly little work, capturing the obtained data dynamically and obtaining them in the...

2013-07-31 23:37:54

Whatever the season, rashes are sure to make an unwelcome and uncomfortable appearance. Columbia has got its customers' backs, as well as any other area of skin that needs healing and relief with the safest and most effective natural treatment for irritated skin and conditions such as eczema. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Whether it's caused by the heat, bacterial infection, fungal infection (ringworm), allergens, eczema, psoriasis or insect bites, rashes are never comfortable, and should...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.