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2012-03-28 10:51:40

Herbal preparations of thyme could be more effective at treating skin acne than prescription creams, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week. Further clinical testing could lead to an effective, gentler treatment for the skin condition. Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University tested the effect of thyme, marigold and myrrh tinctures on Propionibacterium acnes — the bacterium that causes acne by infecting...

2012-03-23 23:03:06

Parker Waichman LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against The Dial Corporation Over Allegedly Unsubstantiated Health Claims Made to Promote Dial Complete Antibacterial Soap Products. Complaint Filed on Behalf of Consumers in Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, and Wisconsin who Purchased Dial Complete Products New York, New York (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of...

2012-03-17 00:10:17

Shrimp shell nanotech for wound healing and anti-aging face cream Nanoparticles containing chitosan have been shown to have effective antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus saprophyticus and Escherichia coli. The materials could be used as a protective wound-healing material to avoid opportunistic infection as well as working to facilitate wound healing. Chitosan is a natural, non-toxic and biodegradable, polysaccharide readily obtained from chitin, the main component of the...

2011-12-28 06:29:40

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Hand washing with antibacterial soap proves to kill significantly more bacteria than non-antibacterial, according to this review of dozens of studies. Researchers Donald Schaffner and Rebecca Montville of Rutgers University´s (New Jersey) Food Science Department conducted a quantitative analysis of existing data in order to determine if there was a difference in effectiveness between antibacterial and non-antibacterial soaps. "A difference in the...

2011-04-13 21:42:52

Frog and toad skins already are renowned as cornucopias of hundreds of germ-fighting substances. Now a new report in ACS's Journal of Proteome Research reveals that the toad brains also may contain an abundance of antibacterial and antiviral substances that could inspire a new generation of medicines. Ren Lai and colleagues point out that scientists know little about the germ-fighting proteins in amphibian brains, despite many studies showing that amphibians synthesize and secrete a...

2011-04-06 15:54:00

U.S. Marshals seize drug products manufactured and distributed by Wisconsin firms SILVER SPRING, Md., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Marshals, at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, today seized more than $6 million in products distributed by Triad Group Inc., at the company's facility in Hartland, Wis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Triad Group and H & P Industries are owned and managed by the same parties. A variety of...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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