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Breast milk found to reduce antibiotic-resistant bacteria in babies

Bacteria resistant to antibiotics are among the greatest global threats to human health.

19 Oct 2018 9:36 AM

Why combination of probiotics and antibiotics is good for wounds

There is a lot of bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics.

19 Oct 2018 8:55 AM

Drinking more water may cut bladder infections in women

The participants self-reported their usual volume as less than 1.5 litres of fluid daily, which is about six 8-ounce glasses.

02 Oct 2018 5:22 PM

Antibiotics do more harm than good: Study

Researchers made the discovery while studying what happens when you don't have bacteria to fight a fungal infection.

26 Sep 2018 9:18 AM

Here's why depression pills could be fuelling rise of superbugs

Ingredient in commonly prescribed antidepressant fluoxetine – or Prozac—causes mutation in some bacteria making them resistant.

25 Sep 2018 1:53 PM

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Air hand dryers spread 5 times more germs than paper towels

Researchers found high levels of dangerous bacteria that cause blood poisoning, pneumonia and gastroenteritis when dryers were used.

07 Sep 2018 12:33 PM

Bacteria from poultry capable of causing serious urinary tract infections

Previous studies suggested that retail meat was not a source, but new research suggests that these earlier studies may be narrowly focused.

29 Aug 2018 6:41 PM

Clay may help fight bacteria in wounds, says study

Study found clay suspension was effective against a number of bacteria both in their planktonic and biofilm states.

25 Aug 2018 5:15 PM

Take care of your feet during monsoon time

Simple and easy to do daily.

20 Aug 2018 3:53 PM

Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste

Some dentists also said the most effective way to prevent cavities is simply to reduce sugars in the diet.

08 Aug 2018 4:30 PM

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Bacteria can sense amino acids

The new findings could help researchers better understand how drugs could target specific proteins.

06 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

Beard is riddled with nasty bacteria, faecal matter and may cause infections

Studies have found that beards can be a breeding ground for bacteria and being coarser it traps bugs and dirt more easily.

04 Aug 2018 11:22 AM

Can bacteria species go extinct? Yes, they do

New study contradicts widely held scientific thinking that microbe taxa, because of their very large populations, rarely die off.

01 Aug 2018 12:42 PM

7 signs you could be infected with deadly ‘flesh-eating bug’

It's dubbed "flesh-eating bug" but bacteria doesn't actually eat flesh, it releases toxins that damage tissues, causing it to rot away.

01 Aug 2018 12:07 PM

Cooking oil may prevent bacteria on food processing equipment

Many foods produced on an industrial scale in enormous stainless steel machines that can be difficult to clean

01 Aug 2018 11:44 AM

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Innovation: Making desalination sustainable, feasible

Bacteria are not always a bane, and could be beneficial too.

27 Jul 2018 2:25 AM

Tickborne diseases likely to increase: Study

The full findings are present in the journal- New England Journal of Medicine.

26 Jul 2018 6:06 PM

Experts warn cats and dogs are vectors of superbug diseases. Should we stop owning pets?

Since pets are in such close proximity to many more humans, they're actually more likely to transfer resistant bacteria.

25 Jul 2018 2:30 PM

Florida man dies after eating raw oysters carrying flesh-eating bacteria

Florida Department of Health said oyster carried Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, called “flesh-eating” as it causes skin and wound infections.

21 Jul 2018 4:22 PM

Roundworms avoid bad bacteria after smelling nitric oxide

Nitric oxide is found in the air, produced by lightning and heat and released by some animals.

18 Jul 2018 2:21 PM

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