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2012-04-14 23:02:12

The pet odor remover is one of a complete line of non-toxic household products from Planet Amazing, approved by the EPA and guaranteed to be environmentally friendly. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Cat urine odor removal is only seven seconds away with a new product from Planet Amazing. According to Justin Douglas of Planet Amazing, "Urine Secret" is the latest in their catalog of environmentally friendly non-toxic home solutions. "The cat urine smell is an embarassing problem that is actually...

Urine May Not Be As Sterile As Once Thought
2012-04-10 11:35:01

Researchers have found the presence of bacteria in the bladders of healthy women. While such a finding may seem quite obvious, it does disprove a common theory that urine is a sterile substance. Published in the April issue of Clinical Microbiology, researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) studied women with symptoms consistent with urinary tract infections, but were free from actual UTIs. Linda Brubaker, MD, MS, and dean of SSOM said in a press release,...

2012-03-02 12:31:07

Blood and urine tests could help doctors protect patients' kidneys Highlights     Many patients who undergo heart surgery experience kidney complications.     Blood and urine markers can indicate which surgery patients with injured kidneys will experience worsening kidney function.     Testing for these markers soon after heart surgery could help protect patients' kidneys. Blood and urine markers can indicate which patients with an...

2012-02-23 17:25:00

Detox For Less is dedicated to helping people pass drug tests with quality synthetic urine and reliable detoxification products. As drug tests have evolved, Detox For Less has introduced a new website to keep up with the ever changing drug testing industry. They continue to offer a 200% guarantee that you will pass your drug test, on most of the products that they sell. (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 As part of its continuing efforts to provide the best detox products and customer service in the...

Even Mild Dehydration Can Alter Mood
2012-02-18 06:05:42

Most people only think about drinking water when they are thirsty; but by then it may already be too late. Even mild dehydration can alter a person's mood, energy level, and ability to think clearly, according to two studies recently conducted at the University of Connecticut's Human Performance Laboratory. The tests showed that it didn't matter if a person had just walked for 40 minutes on a treadmill or was sitting at rest — the adverse effects from mild dehydration were the...

2012-02-01 20:55:23

Article is published in the American Journal of Physiology–Renal Physiology Nighttime visits to the bathroom are generally associated with being pregnant or having an enlarged prostate, but the problem can affect youngsters, too. A new study sheds light on why some children may need to urinate more often during the rest cycle. Danish researchers have found that sleep deprivation causes healthy children, between the ages of eight and twelve, to urinate significantly more frequently,...

2012-01-25 04:52:02

A new method for identifying bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTIs) will lead to much faster, more effective treatment as well as a reduction in costs. The procedure, described in the Journal of Medical Microbiology, could eventually be used for the identification of micro-organisms in other bodily fluids, including blood and spinal fluid. Scientists at the University Hospital Essen in Germany tested urine samples from in-house patients and were able to effectively separate...

2012-01-11 15:22:54

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has developed two new Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) for measurements of human exposure to environmental toxins. Used as a sort of chemical ruler to check the accuracy of tests and analytic procedures, the new reference materials replace and improve older versions, adding measures for emerging environmental contaminants such as perchlorate, a chemical...

BPA Levels Increase With Canned Soup Consumption
2011-11-23 10:52:09

The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) - used in soup cans to prevent them from rusting - could increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes, scientists warn. Consuming canned soup every day for just five days has now been shown to cause a 1,000 percent increase in levels of BPA in the body, reports Claire Bates of the Daily Mail. BPA is an endocrine disruptor that has been shown to interfere with reproductive development in animal studies at levels of 50 micrograms per kilogram of body...

Cat Urine To Power Space Travel?
2011-10-04 08:36:19

Will our next generation of space travel be powered by cat urine? Researchers from Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands released a study which details the work of a particular bacterium that turns the smelly contents of your cat box (or any other type of urine) into space fuel, AFP is reporting. The results of the scientists´ work show that the bacterium anammox, first identified in the 1990´s, thrives in the absence of oxygen and transforms ammonium, the...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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