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Congress To Investigate Listeria Outbreak
2011-10-22 05:04:06

A bipartisan group of Congressional Representatives is planning to investigate the ongoing Listeria outbreak that has killed 25 and resulted in at least one miscarriage.

2010-06-01 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MZEI) announced another breakthrough today in its relentless pursuit to fully exploit the antimicrobial potential of AsepticSure(TM).

2010-03-31 08:00:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today the launch of AQUACEL® Ag SURGICAL cover dressings, now available in the U.S., for the post-operative care of surgical incisions.

2009-11-17 14:37:00

GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Edward B. Diethrich, Founder and Medical Director of Arizona Heart Institute and Arizona Heart Hospital, was given an honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow after delivering the Lister lecture.

2009-08-14 12:51:43

Mango pits, usually thrown away after processing, could be used as a food preservative against the pathogen Listeria, a Canadian scientist said. Tannins found in mango pits and grape seeds have been found effective against Listeria, a pathogen found in food that last year was linked to the deaths of 21 Canadians, University of Alberta researcher Christina Engles said. Mango pits could be turned into a natural food preservative rather than being burned or thrown away after processing, she...

2009-02-25 12:04:30

The recovery of some stroke victims, those who suffer brain haemorrhage, could be vastly improved if they were tested and treated for post-traumatic stress disorder, a distressing psychological condition more commonly known to affect soldiers who have fought in war zones.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.