Monthly Archives: December 2013

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Anaphylaxis News

I plan to write a few blogs about allergies and food intolerance or sensitivity and start today with Anaphylaxis or anaphylactic reactions. Anaphylactic reactions are life-threatening allergic reactions and have been on the rise in developed countries for a number …



Avalanche Prevention Tool

Planning to go skiing or off piste this holiday? What do you know about AVALANCHE prevention? Approx. 2000 people have been hit or buried by an avalanche over the last 10 years. Every year, about 25 people die from this …



Pulmex Baby

This month, Novartis Consumer Healthcare announced that due to variations in quality it has been decided to withdraw the Pulmex Baby ointment against cough and airway infections from the market. It was the classic recommendation for infants and children between …



Mandatory Daytime Car Headlights

The Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (bfu – Beratungstelle für Unfallverhütung; bpa – bureau de prévention des accidents, upi – ufficio prevention infortuni) has mandated that as of January 1, 2014 using headlights during daytime hours is mandatory. This regulation …