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Bacterial pathogens can escape human immune system

Shigella bacteria, which cause diarrhoea, use lipopolysaccharides (LPS) on their surface to block the effector caspases.

25 Dec 2019 11:20 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

Keep your cats indoors for better health

For its health and yours, keep the cat indoors.

17 Apr 2019 9:10 AM

Viruses can alter human body's response to vaccines, pathogens

Subclinical CMV infection alters the immune system and the gut microbiota.

05 Aug 2018 11:27 AM

Kitchen towels could be behind food poisoning

Unhygienic practices while handling non-vegetarian food could be common in the kitchen.

10 Jun 2018 2:16 PM


Novel antibiotic may help fight superbugs

It has been predicted that by 2050 an additional 10 million people will succumb to drug resistant infections or superbugs.

25 Mar 2018 2:15 PM

Platypus milk may help fight superbugs: study

Platypus milk contained a protein with rather unusual and protective antibacterial characteristics.

15 Mar 2018 4:31 PM

Statins may help fight typhoid, malaria, says study

According to researches, a common cholesterol-lowering drug could help fight a host of diseases by clearing out bacteria from the system.

23 Aug 2017 8:09 AM