FDA Is Cleaning Up Antibacterial Soap – Forbes

03. September 2016 Health, HIPAA 0
Forbes FDA Is Cleaning Up Antibacterial SoapForbesWashing your hands with soap is still a very, very, very good thing…just not with soap that includes certain ingredients, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). On Friday, the FDA announced that companies will no longer be able to …Triclosan, Similar Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps ...

Clinical Tool May Decrease Antibiotic Use in Kids With RTIs – MedPage Today

02. September 2016 Health, HIPAA 0
MedPage Today Clinical Tool May Decrease Antibiotic Use in Kids With RTIsMedPage TodayA clinical decision-support tool developed from specific criteria associated with a young child’s likelihood of being admitted to the hospital, may have the potential to decrease unnecessary antibiotic usage, according to preliminary data from a large …Study describes tool to reduce antibiotic use ...

Zika Count Rises to 189 in Singapore – NBCNews.com

02. September 2016 Health, HIPAA 0
NBCNews.com Zika Count Rises to 189 in SingaporeNBCNews.comSingapore reported another big batch of Zika virus cases Friday, bringing its total count in just a week to 189, and World Health Organization officials said the spread of the virus definitely still constitutes a global health emergency. Zika’s …How Does Zika Affect the Toddler Brain?The AtlanticNo Zika ...

Big drop in chickenpox cases since 2-dose vaccine began – CBS News

02. September 2016 Health, HIPAA 0
CBS News Big drop in chickenpox cases since 2-dose vaccine beganCBS NewsChickenpox, which is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, has continued declining in the United States since 2006, when doctors began routinely recommending a second dose of chickenpox (varicella) vaccine, U.S. health officials said Thursday.Epidemiology of varicella during the 2-dose varicella vaccination Program–United States, 2005-2014Pharmacy ...

Cover Up, Stay In: Singaporeans Wary as Zika Spreads – TIME

02. September 2016 Health, HIPAA 0
TIME Cover Up, Stay In: Singaporeans Wary as Zika SpreadsTIMESINGAPORE, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Many of Singapore’s five million people are covering up and staying indoors to avoid mosquito bites as health experts warned that the outbreak of the Zika virus in the tropical city-state would be difficult to contain.One …Asia Pacific|Singapore in Battle Mode ...

'Like it's been nuked': Millions of bees dead after South Carolina sprays for Zika mosquitoes – Washington Post

01. September 2016 Health, HIPAA 0
Washington Post ‘Like it’s been nuked’: Millions of bees dead after South Carolina sprays for Zika mosquitoesWashington PostOn Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers. Death came suddenly to Dorchester County, S.C. Stressed insects tried to flee their nests, only to surrender in little clumps at hive entrances. The ...

Study Finds Strong Link Between Zika And Guillain-Barre Syndrome – Huffington Post

01. September 2016 Health, HIPAA 0
Huffington Post Study Finds Strong Link Between Zika And Guillain-Barre SyndromeHuffington PostCompared with pre-Zika rates, Guillain-Barre syndrome increased 172 percent in the state of Bahia, Brazil, which was hard hit by the Zika outbreak. A comparison of rates of Guillain-Barre syndrome before and after Zika arrived in seven countries has …As Zika Spread, Paralyzing Guillain-Barré ...