Tag Archives: Safety

COVID-19 Vaccine Not Detected in Breast Milk, Indicates Safety for Pregnant and Lactating Women, Says Study

New York, July 18: Vaccines against Covid-19 were not detected in human milk, according to a small study, indicating vaccine safety for pregnant and lactating women and providing early evidence that the shots are not transferred to the infant. Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) analysed the breast milk of seven women after… Read More »

Meta-analysis finds no real difference in safety and effectiveness between tenofovir formulations

There are no real differences between tenofovir formulations – tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) – in terms of viral suppression and bone and renal safety, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in AIDS. The newer formulation of the drug (TAF) only showed superiority in terms of efficacy, and then to a modest… Read More »

Hand sanitiser recalled due to concerns over safety issues

There has been a recall issued by the Department of Agriculture on a batch of hand sanitiser. The notice has come due to fears prolonged use may cause dermatitis, eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation and headaches. Virapro Hand Sanitiser (PCS 100409) has been removed from the ‘Biocidal Product Register’. A statement from the Department of Education… Read More »

AstraZeneca, Under Fire for Vaccine Safety, Releases Trial Blueprints

AstraZeneca revealed details of its large coronavirus vaccine trials on Saturday, the third in a wave of rare disclosures by drug companies under pressure to be more transparent about how they are testing products that are the world’s best hope for ending the pandemic. Polls are finding Americans increasingly wary of accepting a coronavirus vaccine.… Read More »

EMF Meter And Monitors: Why They Are Essential For Your Health And Safety

As people strive to live healthier lifestyles, many are drawn towards technology and gadgets that may improve their overall well-being. One of these newly-developed devices is the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) meter and monitor.This device is used to measure the surrounding environment for the presence of electromagnetic fields and detect different forms of EMF, from high… Read More »

Coronavirus shows contrasts between US, European safety nets

The coronavirus pandemic is straining social safety nets across the globe — and underlining sharp differences in approach between wealthy societies such as the United States and Europe. In Europe, the collapse in business activity is triggering wage support programs that are keeping millions on the job, for now. In contrast, in the United States… Read More »

Safety dance: Campaign to protect pedestrians near medical centres

MEDICAL centres, pharmacies and a pathology clinic are among the Bathurst businesses to have thrown their support behind a growing campaign for improved pedestrian safety in the central business district. Retired barrister Stephen Wilson is the driving force behind the push and he this week met Bathurst Regional Council’s heads of planning and engineering to… Read More »