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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Health News: FDA halts sales of 4 R J Reynolds cigarette brands ♦ Heightened injury risk linked to shift length ♦ Specific fatty acids may worsen Crohn's disease

FDA halts sales of 4 R J Reynolds cigarette brands The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned sales of four cigarette brands from North Carolina-based R.J. Reynolds due to failure to comply with - 4 - FDA safety review regulations including failure to show that its new products do not raise new safety concerns September 15.The brands recalled were Came Crush Bold, Pall Mall Deep Set Recessed Filer,Pall Mall Deep Set Recessed Filter Menthol, and Vantage Tech 13.
Specific fatty acids may worsen Crohn's disease Some research has suggested that omega-3 fatty acids, abundant in fish oils, can relieve inflammation in the digestive tracts of people with Crohn's disease. But a new study hints that we should be paying closer attention to what the other omegas -- namely, omega-6 and omega-7 -- and are doing to improve or worsen the disease
Acetic acid, found in vinegar, shown to be effective against bacteria found in burn wounds Highly diluted acetic acid, an active ingredient of household vinegar, has been shown to be an effective alternative agent to prevent infection and kill bacteria found in burn wounds
New genome sequence to provide insight into tiger mosquito and how deadly diseases are transmitted to humans The first draft genome sequence of Aedes albopictus, commonly known as the tiger mosquito, has been published by scientists. This tiger mosquito is responsible for transmitting several deadly diseases to humans, such as dengue and chikungunya, potentially offering hope to millions around the world.
Heightened injury risk linked to shift length for emergency services clinicians Working shifts of 16 to 24 hours in length is linked to a 60 percent heightened risk of injury and illness among emergency services (EMS) clinicians, compared to shifts of eight to 12 hours.

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