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2014-04-17 23:05:36

A jarring statistic was recently revealed in an article by NewsMax Health where only 5% of people scrubbed long enough to kill infection-causing germs after using the public toilet. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The reason this is alarming is because high-touch areas of public restrooms can contain more than 1,000 colony-forming units per milliliter of infection-causing bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a reminder that it takes at least 20 seconds of washing...

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...

2014-04-16 23:06:57

Officials at Clearstream, LLC, who previously spoke out about MRSA’s prevalence in athletic facilities, are now warning of the infection’s spread to communities. In order to prevent what is now a growing public health threat, Clearstream is advancing the first antimicrobial technology that actively provides long-term protection without the use of harmful poisons. Harrisburg, NC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Historically, MRSA infections were relegated to sick patients in hospitals and...

2014-04-15 08:30:30

New technology provides safe, fast, and effective disinfection of mobile computing devices in effort to reduce prevalence of hospital-acquired infections CLEVELAND, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daylight Medical, manufacturer and provider of innovative medical products, is pleased to announce its rollout of SKY 6Xi, disinfection technology for mobile devices. SKY 6Xi uses high intensity (254 nanometer wavelength) ultraviolet light in the "C" spectrum (UVC) at close proximity to...

2014-04-14 23:13:14

The Brisbane, Australia-based company is actively searching for qualified distributors of its ultra-efficient showers (which use 70 percent less water and energy compared to conventional showers) in the UK. Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Reducing environmental impact and energy costs without compromising one's enjoyment of showers — that's what the breakthrough technology of CINTEP's innovative digital and electric recycling Power Showers promises. And as the...

2014-04-14 12:33:13

EVANSTON, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwipeSense, Inc., a privately-held health and safety technology company focused on reducing hospital-acquired infections, today announced the appointment of Jeff Baker to serve as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Baker brings more than 20 years of sales and market implementation experience to the Company, and has a strong background in strategic planning and technology utilization in patient-focused settings....

2014-04-14 12:23:40

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and) have announced the addition of the "Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste Transfer Station Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste...

2014-04-09 10:42:13

Access to improved drinking water and sanitation is highly variable within individual countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Dr Rachel Pullan and colleagues, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, identified marked geographic inequalities, estimating that coverage of improved drinking water supply varied from as low as 3.2% in some districts of Somalia to as high as 99.0% in urban populations in Namibia, while...

Kitchens A Source Of Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria
2014-04-09 05:02:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From professional chef to housewife, every cook knows that handling raw poultry leaves your hands, tools and surfaces covered in drug-resistant bacteria such as E. coli. These bacteria produce extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs), which are enzymes that make the bacteria resistant to many commonly used antibiotics. A new study from the University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, examined household and hospital kitchens to...

2014-04-08 23:29:52

The new LaundryPure is a more energy, cost and eco-efficient way to do laundry. This new model uses 98% less energy, has a great new look, is maintenance-free and consistently gets clothes whiter, brighter and fluffier, all without using detergent, harsh chemicals or hot water! Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Vollara LLC, a global marketer and manufacturer of natural health and earth-friendly products, has recently released a new LaundryPure unit. The LaundryPure unit transforms regular...