One in five U.S. hospitals don't adequately prevent health care- associated infections, a new study on hand sanitizers suggests.
The FDA is seeking tighter controls over antibacterial soap and body wash.
Researchers observed that only five percent of people washed their hands long enough to kill germs and prevent infections.
FDA announces that it will look into the possible side effects of the ingredient, triclosan, which is found in over 75 percent of hand and body soaps.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.