Listeria Found In Ready To Eat Fish Products In Vancouver
Ready meals have now days become very much common and one can see lots of ready to eat items flooding shopping complex and other malls. In a sturdy conducted by University of British Columbia, it was found that the bacteria Listeria was present in ready to eat fish product. Kevin Allen, UBC food microbiologist tested all ready to eat fish sample during their best date. It was discovered that Listeria was there in more than 20 percent of the ready to eat fish product. Most of the samples also contain monocytogenes and which is a very dangerous kind of Listeria.
According to Kevin Allen, the ...
Merits And Demerits Of Atkins Diet
The composition of Atkins diet has both a positive and negative aspect. The carbohydrate content is low, which is a good thing, though its content for saturated fat is high, which is bad. The diet is advantageous to dieters since its portions are large, which implies that the people do not feel hungry, though the diet also contains high levels of protein, which is not good for the body. The diet is good as it facilitates rapid weight loss in its initial stages, but is bad since it does not contain any fiber.
Atkins diet results in immediate weight loss due to its composition; low rate of ...
Easy Transmission Of Staphylococcus Bacteria In Human Beings
Scientist and medical practitioners from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Columbia University Medical Center and St. George’s University of London were studying about the newly evolved type of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, a type of bacterium that causes infection to human being. Scientist and medical practitioners were alarmed of how fast the infection spread to different countries in United States and China. As research reported, it starts to ruin the tissues in our body and next is the tissue but experts would say that it might lead to a serious disease.
This new ...
What Are Some Of The Home Remedies Of The Common Cold?
The common cold exhausts a lot and in order to feel better without going to the hospital, it is wise to get enough rest. When the body gets enough rest, then the virus is suppressed and the common cold disappears with time.
Drink a lot of water
During common colds, the person often feels very dehydrated. That is why it is very important to have a lot of water. The water helps the body fight the virus and if there is no water in the body, then the cold is going to persist.
Avoid caffeine and carbonated drinks
Beverages that have caffeine are not good especially when someone is ...
Caring For Contact Lenses
Most people prefer getting rid of their glasses. Hence they opt for new treatments or substitutes for correcting vision. One such option is contact lenses. These replace your glasses and can be placed easily on your eye. They are generally made of high grade plastic. Contact lenses also find their use to change the color of eyes. This is purely a cosmetic use and has nothing to do with vision. There are also many different types of lenses that are used to cure certain diseases of the eye. However they are not used very extensively.
Before you purchase a pair or decide to wear the contact ...
Sleeping Pills: Healthy Or Deadly?
People who sleep disorders like insomnia, sleeping pills is the best solution. But accordingly to the researchers of Scripp Clinic there are 4.6 times rates of possible death and an increase rate in cancer problems for using pills.
Disadvantage of using sleeping pills?
According to Daniel F. Kripke, MD of Viterbi Family Sleep Center, the study that they conducted shows the disadvantages of using sleeping pills. One factor is that it might be a threat to health leading to death. Second factor is that it could be a possible cause for the occurrence of different illness like heart ...
VASER Liposuction Vs Other Weight Loss Measures
Both men and women are conscious about putting on weight. In fact obesity becomes a matter of embarrassment and comes with a lot of emotional stress. Most heavy people try to lose weight through various measures that are available. Some try hitting the gym while others opt for the crash diets. Though these methods may show results but they are not quick. It may be months before you can actually get back to shape and that too with a lot of efforts. The busy schedules do not allow enough time for exercising regularly and eating healthy and following a strict diet is also not possible for ...
Eating Citrus Fruits To A Healthier Woman’s Life
Citrus fruits can lead to a woman’s healthier life because it can reduce stroke risk. The Journal of American Heart Associations conducted a research states that eating citrus fruits like oranges and grapes has a lower tendency to have ischemic stroke.
The study which was conducted by Aedin Casssidy Ph.D., of Norwich Medical School of United Kingdom shows that foods that are high in vitamin C like vegetable and fruits reduced the risk of having a stroke. One finding from the research is that a citrus fruit belongs to the flavanoids which contributes to a healthy life. Flavanoids are ...
What Is An Allergy Skin Test?
Al allergy skin test is a procedure that is carried out on the skin on order to determine if the skin has a hypersensitive reaction to a certain component or substance. This process has to be medically carried out in order for it to be successful.
Before the skin testing is done, presence of certain medications has to be brought in to light. These drugs are anti depressants, anti acids, and histamine drugs. Another important consideration is the medical history of the subject in question. Some medications can easily tamper with the skin testing process and this has to be observed. Another ...
Reducing The Risk Of Colon Cancer With The Regular Use Of Vitamin And Mineral Supplements
Based on a study which was published in the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, rats that were given regular multivitamin and mineral supplements have shown significant reduced risk of the development of colon cancer when the subjects were exposed to carcinogens.
Dr. Grant Pierce, editor of the CJPP has commented that there have been no findings whether multivitamin supplements can benefit or harm a cancer patient during therapy. He further explains that the study was very important since it gives a positive direction to cancer patients who are in need of guidance in ...