Category Archives: blood pathogens

Alcohol Consumption To Protect Against Infectious Disease?


Fruit flies use alcohol to to self medicate to increase their survival rate when infected with a bloodborne parasite according to an Emory University study. This research shows alcohol can protect against infectious disease and particular against blood-borne parasites.  Could this work for humans … Continue reading

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Nursing Scrubs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Nursing Scrubs: The Truth According to Wikipedia Scrubs are the shirts and trousers or gowns worn by nurses, surgeons, and other operating room personnel when “scrubbing in” for surgery. In the United Kingdom, they are … Continue reading

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Infectious Disease in Sports


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com I was reading a story today how the medics at the 2010 World Cup did not use disease preventing gloves in any blood related injury increasing the odds of blood-borne diseases to spread such as … Continue reading

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