Number of foodborne outbreaks decreases in Hong Kong
There were more than 150 foodborne outbreaks affecting almost 650 people in Hong Kong last year. Outbreaks concerning food premises and businesses were reported to the Centre...
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Czech Republic to lift Polish beef checks
Czech Republic will lift checks on beef from Poland that the European Commission called “disproportionate” from next week. One month ago, the country put in place extraordinary...
3 days ago - Food Safety
CDC declares Salmonella outbreak over; continues warning about ground beef
Public health officials say a Salmonella outbreak traced to ground beef from the world's largest beef producer is technically over, but there is a continuing threat because...
3 days ago - Food Safety
Australia investigates Salmonella outbreak traced to eggs; Meals on Wheels pulls food because of Listeria risk
Authorities in Australia are investigating a Salmonella outbreak associated with human illness after eating eggs. The outbreak strain has been detected on chicken farms in New...
4 days ago - Food Safety
More frozen breaded chicken nuggets recalled in connection with outbreak
Canadian officials have posted the 13th recall notice related to more than a dozen Salmonella outbreaks - some ongoing - in their country in the past 22 months. Investigators...
4 days ago - Food Safety
Study finds how Salmonella bacteria sense presence of bile acids in their surroundings
When bacteria enter the digestive tracts of their hosts, including humans, they encounter a highly acidic environment.
5 days ago - News Medical
Iceland authorized to apply special guarantees for Salmonella
Iceland has been authorized to apply special requirements concerning Salmonella in meat and eggs from domestic fowl and meat from turkeys. A unit of the European Free Trade...
5 days ago - Food Safety
Gut instinct: Bile acid-triggered bacterial adaptation characterized
An international team has shown how the Salmonella protein RamR senses bile acids present in the gut, leading to the activation of a multidrug efflux system that helps...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily
Snack mix recall expanded as patient count increases in Salmonella outbreak
More cases of Salmonella infections have been reported in Norway with a link to imported dried fruit and coconut. Salmonella Agbeni has been detected in several samples of the...
6 days ago - Food Safety
WGS discovers Salmonella Chester outbreak linked to vacation destination
Whole genome sequencing of Salmonella Chester in Norway has uncovered a possible outbreak during summer 2016 related to Greece. At the time, Norway saw an increase in...
10 days ago - Food Safety
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Community Pharmacy Based Screening Increases Early Detection of Diabetes
Community pharmacies helps to screen patients for type 2 diabetes, which could increase early diagnosis and reduce health care expenses.
RuPaul host, a former playmate and thousands of women on breast implant illness
Michelle Visage and Karen McDougal are two of the thousands of women who are calling for breast implant manufacturers to recognize the links between implants and a slew of...
Prostate tumours 'spread by spiting out a protein that activates dormant...
A new study by the University of Bradford found these tiny pieces of a protein, known as EN2, are taken up by other cancerous cells, causing them to change shape or fuse together.
Diabetes Treatment May Keep Dementia and Alzheimer's at Bay
Dementia and Alzheimer's develop much faster in people with untreated diabetes. However, patients on medication for type 2 diabetes can keep dementia and Alzheimer's at bay.
Moms with Fussy Babies are More Prone to Depression
Do you have a fussy baby at home? Mothers of fussy babies are more likely to develop depression symptoms, reveals a new study.
Bacteria can Travel Thousands of Miles Globally Through the Air
Bacteria may travel thousands of miles through the air worldwide instead of hitching rides with people and animals, reveals a study.
Weight Loss Drug Phentermine may be Safe and Effective for Long-term...
Phentermine, an inexpensive weight loss drug approved for only short term use also may be safe and effective for long term treatment, stated new research.
Replacing Sitting Time with Light Physical Activity Lowers Death Risk
Do you like sitting around? A new study found that swapping 30 minutes of sitting time with light physical activity can reduce the risk of early death by 50 percent.
Two-month-old baby sleep and feeding schedule
Your baby is two whole months old-wow! How's that sleep situation coming along? It might sound counterintuitive, but it could be helpful not to think about how much sleep your...
E-books are Ruining Children's Storytime
Storytime with e-books is not as helpful as traditional print books. A new study finds that parents and children talk and interact less with electronic books compared to print...