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2011-06-15 20:45:46

Published in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine Frostbite can be a minor injury or a life-threatening condition. In the June issue of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, a panel of experts has published evidence-based practice guidelines issued by the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) for the prevention and treatment of frostbite to guide clinicians and disseminate knowledge about best practices. "Frostbite can be a devastating injury that afflicts many people who are in the prime of...

2011-04-28 14:13:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What kind of shape are your feet in? According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), the average person takes approximately 10,000 steps per day, which add up to more than 3 million steps per year. We carry approximately four to six times our body weight across the ankle joint when climbing up stairs or walking steep inclines. Good foot health is essential for an active life. With 26 bones plus 33 joints...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

The current industry standard of blue-dye testing the seal integrity of blister packs is not as accurate as modern Blisterscan technology available from Sepha Ltd., according to a new whitepaper published today by leading packaging expert, Dr Dorian Dixon, of the University of Ulster. In some cases, the difference in accuracy between the two methods in finding a defective blister pack could be as much as 10%. In a global market valued at over $40 billion, a 10% difference in a product being...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

By picking up walking speed early on, seniors can greatly enhance the benefits of walking "“ including improving their chances of living longer. However, podiatrists and other foot care experts point out that proper footwear and taking care of feet is essential to a successful walking regimen. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2011 As part of a regular exercise regimen, it's long been known that walking enables older Americans to stay fit longer and increase their physical stamina. An...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

The specialist deblistering & leak testing company, Sepha Ltd. has won a major, new contract to supply an international consortium involved in a ground-breaking water testing project called Aquatest. The project involves the production of a simple, hand-held water testing device. The initial contract will see Sepha form, seal and leak test 50,000 blister packs containing Aquatest's active ingredients. The company will use their innovative blister packing and leak testing machines, EZ...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

Dermatologists caution athletes to seek early diagnosis and treatment to prevent spread of infections NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Team sports have a long history of fostering cooperation, camaraderie and a healthy competitive spirit among athletes. But the closeness that brings athletes together also can create an environment for a host of contagious skin infections. Now, dermatologists are urging teammates and coaches to be aware of the most common skin conditions...

2010-12-11 00:01:04

Step Out Safe and Warm with the Right Winter Boots Improving Everyday Footwear Protects Feet From Freezing Temperatures Columbus, OH (Vocus) December 9, 2010 Along with snow and ice comes the increased risk of injury from slips and falls. And for people who suffer from poor circulation, freezing temperatures also bring the dangers of frostnip and frostbite. "Even though I'm an avid skier, I still get tired of the cold," said Dr. Gregory C. Berlet, board-certified foot and ankle surgeon....

2010-12-01 00:41:11

EZ Blister II from Sepha Ltd meets global market demand for flexible short-run blister-packing solution at minimal cost (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 [Belfast, 29 November 2010] A new, mobile blister packing machine called EZ Blister II has been blazing a launch trail across Europe, Asia, South Americia, and the United States of America. EZ Blister is a compact and easy to use table-top machine. It has been developed by the specialist packaging machinery manufacturer, Sepha Ltd, in...

2010-11-23 13:47:59

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean the vacations stop. Many people head for the mountains and dermatologists says caring for skin during the colder months only means adding a little extra to your summer routine. "The cold temperatures, wind and sunlight work together to cause irritation to your skin," said Dr. John Wolf, professor and chair of dermatology at BCM. "It is difficult to distinguish between wind burn and sun burn, so it is a good idea to focus on overall skin care."Use...

2010-11-03 11:50:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Don't let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers five tips to healthy holiday feet. 1. If the shoe fits, wear it--When hitting the dance floor or the shopping malls during the holiday season, don't compromise comfort and safety when picking the right shoes to wear. Narrow shoes, overly-high-heeled ones or shoes that aren't worn very often, such as dress shoes, can irritate feet and lead to...


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2012-06-18 07:24:21

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