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Optimizing sludge treatment

Wine harvesting season is a challenge for wastewater treatment plants. When the grapes are being processed, the effluent load rises steeply Ė by a factor of 17 in the Palatinate town of Edenkoben. High-load anaerobic digestion provides a flexible solution that cuts power consumption by 20 percent, generates over half of the required electricity on site and greatly reduces sewage sludge volumes.
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Don Rauf For older adults, a fractured hip is often life-changing -- most never return to their former levels of independence and physical activity, new research shows.
With rates rising, especially where there is little competition, more middle-class families will need subsidies.
  Why is figuring out Medicare so difficult? We suspect, in part, it’s because you are expected to look into a crystal ball and know precisely how healthy you will be during the next 12 mo
(Reuters) - The largest Roman Catholic health organization in the United States was accused in a federal complaint on Tuesday of failing to provide appropriate care by refusing on religious grounds to
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An average of almost 1,900 people with malaria moved to Britain each year over the last decade, researchers from the University of Southampton found
James Brown, a lecturer in biology at Aston University, Birmingham, says meat-free diets can reduce the risk of developing health problems high blood pressure and even cancer.
Parents of autistic children who were guided by therapists in how to communicate better with their children and practised the approach daily saw a re
Infants should sleep in the same room ? but not on the same surface ? as their parents until they are 1 year old, according to a new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics released th
Shutterstock Teenagers are under more pressure than ever before. Many of these challenges are familiar, trying to find their self-identity, gain independence, and fit in with their peers. However, tee
Average premiums are expected to rise an average of 22 percent.
(Reuters Health) - For heart disease patients who adhere to optimal medical therapy, outcomes of coronary bypass graft surgery (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may not differ, a new
It's been over three years since two of my children took their last breath, 38 months since I rocked my son for the very last time. It's been more than 1,200 days since I delivered my first triplet,
Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common source of pain in the shoulder. It is found in about 50% of patients who come to the doctor with a complaint of shoulder problems. Shoulder impingement is o
By Helen Branswell When you're a patient in a hospital, you'd like to think the doctors, nurses, or orderlies standing at your bedside had recently washed their hands, wouldn't you? You'd also proba
Miscarriage, or the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks, is common. Between 10 and 20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and that’s just among women who know they’re pregnant
Do you like who you are? Do you like who you've become? When I ask people these questions, the first response out of their mouths is generally, "Yes." But when I ask them what specific aspects of the
An Overview of ADHD Care For a printable PDF version of this information, please click here. What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD*)? ADHD is a developmental delay in a wide range
(Reuters Health) - Women experiencing menopause symptoms like hot flashes and sleeping problems do better if they have a comfortable workplace and a supportive boss, according to an Australian study.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Even young, healthy adults can suffer blood vessel damage from air pollution, a new study finds.
By Lynn T. Kozlowski, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Global policymakers will soon consider a policy of requiring that only reduced-nicotine cigarettes can be manufactured or
HealthDay News Certain brain cells in adults may be vulnerable to damage from Zika infection, research with mice suggests.
Even healthy young adults may suffer ill effects from air pollution.
Ryan MaassBERLIN, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- An international research team in Europe has identified the molecular origins of the allergy to house dust mites.
Jenna Bush Hager took a strong stand for vaccines in a Rotary International video raising awareness about polio, a virus that can lead to paralysis and other lifetime disabilities. While
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations likely refused to accept legal responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands in the past six years because it was a position pr
Youngsters born to severely obese women had a higher chance of hyperactivity and sleep problems, researchers from the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Helsinki, Finland, found.
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HealthDay News After months in space, the muscles supporting an astronaut's spine shrink, and back on Earth they don't return to normal for several weeks, a new study finds.
(Reuters Health) - Women who want to breastfeed their babies may be more likely to try it and to stick with it when they receive education and support, new U.S. guidelines conclude.
HealthDay News Earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters may raise dementia risk for seniors forced to leave their homes, a new study suggests.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Close to three-quarters of American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes, a new study finds.
Ryan MaassSHEFFIELD, England, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Students from the University of Sheffield have developed a device that provides personalized diagnostics for viral and bacterial infections.

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