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Researchers striving to keep medical tools pathogen free

Researchers find ways to keep medical tools infection free.

10 Dec 2019 12:38 PM

Researchers identify presence of deadly microbes and make medical devices infection-free

Researchers find ways to make medical equipment infection-free.

02 Dec 2019 10:11 AM

DNA mutation reduces chance of HIV infection; study retracted

Scientists retract study suggesting mutation shortens life.

04 Nov 2019 9:20 AM

TB vaccine for young children can partly prevent severe complications

Vaccine shows promise for preventing active TB disease.

29 Oct 2019 3:30 PM

This enzyme may prevent streptococci infection

Study discovers enzyme that may prevent streptococci infection.

20 Oct 2019 11:42 AM


World Patient Safety Day: Marking global health priority

WHO to commemorate World Patient Safety Day annually every year on 17th September.

17 Sep 2019 11:06 AM

Rapid and accurate tests required to cure UTI

Studies reveal that accurate tests required to cure urinary tract infections.

14 Aug 2019 9:05 AM

Kiss of love: Are dog licks safe?

Instant mood lifters, dog licks can unknowingly cause some serious health scares.

07 Aug 2019 5:18 PM

HIV infection can damage bystander cells

Here's how HIV infection contribute to wide-ranging metabolic conditions.

29 Jul 2019 10:57 AM

Pain sensing nerves help fight skin infection

Skin nerves anticipate and fight infection: study.

29 Jul 2019 10:42 AM


Health alert: Hospital gowns and equipments serve breeding ground for pathogens

Studies reveal that hospital gowns, stainless steel contaminated with pathogens responsible for severe illness.

16 Jul 2019 10:22 AM

Millions with high blood sugar face tuberculosis risk

Tuberculosis, a severe infection caused by bacteria in the lungs, kills almost as many people each year as HIV/AIDS and malaria combined.

27 Oct 2018 9:46 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


Man sprouts giant deadly boils on neck after catching infection from dying cat

The man is thought to have caught the disease from his cat, who died two days before he started feeling unwell.

13 Sep 2018 6:46 PM

Dengue: A continuing global threat

Here's all you need to know about the disease.

11 Sep 2018 1:02 PM

T cell behavior has major implications for cancer immunotherapy

Study found that critical white blood cells, which attack and kill the infection, did not rely on glucose to fuel their rapid division.

08 Sep 2018 5:10 PM

Kerala faces shortages of 'rat fever' drug

Transmitted via the urine of infected animals, its symptoms include muscle pain and fever.

05 Sep 2018 2:44 PM

Kerala battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century

Leptospirosis rarely spreads from person to person and can be treated with common antibiotics.

04 Sep 2018 2:03 PM