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Hand Sanitizer Actives: A Review

Hand sanitizing is a proven public health benefit that has grown globally. While alcohol is the most tested and proven active used for hand sanitizing, other actives are employed, including quats, triclosan and natural antimicrobials. Here, the authors review the benefits and limitations of various hand sanitizer actives.

Aloe Vera Found Effective for Anti-cavity in Oral Care

Aloe vera tooth gel, according to the report, eliminates pathogenic oral microflora in the mouth similar to toothpaste.

Silver Nanoparticles Found to be Alternatives for Infections and Burns

Researchers from the Centre for Nanobioscience at the Agharkar Research Institute have found an alternative antimicrobial to silver sulfadiazine, which is used in topical gels for burn patients and to treat infections: silver nanoparticles.

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