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Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules, Study Finds

Print this page FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’… Read More »

Want to live longer? Eat more fiber, major study finds

Dietary fiber includes plant-based carbohydrates such as whole-grain cereal, seeds and some legumes. Fiber’s health benefits have been recorded “by over 100 years of research,” Andrew Reynolds, a researcher at the University of Otago in New Zealand, wrote in an email. He is co-author of the new meta-analysis of existing research, which was published Thursday… Read More »

Study finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Brazil pork

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Pork products sold at retailers in Brazil contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a study funded by animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP), providing potential evidence of overuse of the medicines in food livestock. FILE PHOTO: Farmer, Wilant Boogaard walks through a pen of pigs at his farm in Carambei, Brazil… Read More »