E.coli

This is how dirty your money is

SINGAPORE: For the past two years, Dr Niranjan Nagarajan has been swabbing Singapore’s public spaces, from park benches to handrails at MRT stations, …

Microbiome

Local agencies wrestle with livestock impacts on water quality

Advocates for clean water in North Carolina often focus on the eastern part of the state, which hosts one of the world’s highest concentration of …

Water

4 Alternatives to Antibiotics for When You'd Prefer to Go the Natural Route

Antibiotics can treat a number of bacterial infections, from strep throats to UTIs, and chances are we've all taken them at one point or another in …

Medicine

7 Reasons Why You Should Never Eat Raw Cookie Dough, Like Ever

Can't resist sneaking a taste of raw cookie dough while you're baking some delicious cookies? Don't worry, you're not the only one who does! While …

Dessert

15 Weird Things Health Experts Told Us To Stop Doing This Year

What a year 2017 was for health news.We saw major advances in gene therapy for leukemia, we learned how the sugar industry misled the public on the …

Health

DNA that folds like origami has applications for drug-delivering nanobots

DNA Origami<p>In 1953, a pair of scientists named James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick — with help from the data supplied by the research of another …

Biology

Holiday Recipes: Make Your Feast Healthier With These Three Ingredients

Holiday baking and cooking isn’t thought of as healthy, but here’s a little news to make you feel better: It’s not all bad. Sure, watching your …

Antiinflammatory

IFSAC Releases New Report on Foodborne Illness Source Attribution Estimate for 2013

Article ByFood and Drug Law at Keller and HeckmanKeller and Heckman LLPThe Daily Intake• Created in 2011, the Interagency Food Safety Analytics …

Public Health

Chipotle’s Moving Its Headquarters to a New Downtown Skyscraper

The beleaguered Denver-based chain will take up five floors at the 1144 Fifteenth building<p>Things might be looking up for <b>Chipotle</b><b>.</b> The Denver-based company this week announced plans to move its headquarters by late 2018 across five snazzy floors at the <b>1144 Fifteenth</b> building.<p>The move could be a high …

Denver

The most germ-infested places you encounter every day — and how to avoid getting sick

It’s 6 a.m. Your alarm shrieks and you hit the snooze button. You have just deposited germs on your alarm clock. Most of us cringe when strangers cough or sneeze near us in public. But the truth is, hands are the real germ carriers. And our own hands are culprits, too. As you go about your day, …

Lifestyle

An E. coli outbreak across several provinces, including Ontario, has already claimed at least one life

OTTAWA — One fatality has been linked to an E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce that has been detected in five provinces.<p>The Public Health Agency of …

Public Health

Single-stranded DNA and RNA origami go live

First nanotechnological approach enables the design and replication of complex single-stranded DNA and RNA origami with potential for drug delivery …

Biology

Charles Barkley’s Wise Words to Democrats on Alabama

Before he became one of the great basketball players of his time, Charles Barkley was a son of the Alabama soil. He went home to help Doug Jones pull …

Liberal View

Summertime Analytics: Predicting E. Coli and West Nile Virus

<i>Gene Leynes (Senior Data Scientist) and Nick Lucius (Advanced Analytics) from the City of Chicago discussed two predictive analytics projects that</i> …

Data Science

A New Type of Steel Kills Bacteria With Nanospikes

In an age when bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to our best antibiotics and the words “E. coli” can shut down your favorite local …

Science

How Blockchain Could Transform The Way You Buy Your Groceries

From giants like IBM and Walmart to smaller CPG startups, companies are using blockchain to improve the safety and transparency of food.<p>Blockchain …

Bitcoin

FDA warns against eating raw cookie dough

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new warning against consuming raw cookie dough as Christmas cookie season gets underway.<p>While the …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Food for thought: eating safely during the festive season

Following a few simple food preparation guidelines can help reduce unwanted cases of food poisoning for family and friends this festive season.

Australian Universities

Health Canada warns about supplements from 'dirty' unauthorized site

Advisory warns products from Robert Lamberton Consulting may pose serious health risks<p>Health Canada is warning all products sold online or by email …

Orphanage boy 'killed by E.coli rat not violent nun'

Sammy Carr died aged six in 1964 while under the care of the Smyllum Park in Lanark.<p>A young boy’s death at an orphanage in the 60s was not caused by …

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Home Improvement

Nopal cactus: Nutrition, health benefits, and recipes

The nopal cactus is more commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. It is native to Mexico and famous for its health benefits due to its high …

Healthy Eating

UN shocked by level of poverty in Alabama: 'We haven't seen this in the first world'

The US state of Alabama - which is holding a much-watched special election - has some of the worst conditions of poverty in the developed world, …

Charles Barkley

2 Valley children are fighting to recover from E. Coli

The 9-year-old third grader is still critical and unconscious, her 13-year-old sister is improving.<p>Mariska and Willow were active and healthy kids …

Health

Romaine lettuce linked to E. coli cases in Quebec, Maritimes

The Public Health Agency of Canada is urging consumers to use caution when preparing romaine lettuce in the wake of more than 20 cases of E. coli …

New Brunswick

Stopping the Rise of Superbugs by Making Them Fight For Food

A new strategy prevents parasites from adapting to drugs by intensifying the competition between them.<p>The history of antibiotics is a history of running in place. Two years after the first of these life-saving drugs—penicillin—was mass-produced, bacteria that resisted the drug became widespread, …

Microbiology

More than 200 cases of gastro bug as temperatures rise

Health authorities are warning people to take precautions to prevent salmonella poisonings.

Public Health

IISc: Etched aluminium keeps surfaces bacteria-free

Now, hospital-acquired infections can be reduced by using etched aluminium surfaces in ICUs, operation theatres and other places as well as by using …

Engineering

5 Major Health Benefits of Kombucha (The "Immortal Health Elixir")

5 Health Benefits of Kombucha<p>How to be a Millennial 101.<p>December 08, 2017<p>While it is true Kombucha seems to be just another millennial trend, there …

Cardiovascular System

Yet Another Sad, Unfortunate Reason Not to Eat Raw Cookie Dough

The holidays mean different things to everyone, but there's a good chance you’ll be doing some baking this season. And, if cookies are on the menu, …

Cookies