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New urine test detects cause of river blindness

The new, non-invasive test may provide an inexpensive method of determining in real time whether a person has an infection.

28 Aug 2018 9:03 AM

Patients who accepted infected kidneys cured of hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is an infection that can quietly destroy someone's liver if untreated.

07 Aug 2018 1:44 PM

Superbugs now also becoming resistant to alcohol disinfectants

VRE bugs can cause urinary tract, wound and bloodstream infections that are notoriously difficult to treat.

02 Aug 2018 5:00 PM

AIDS drugs show more promise for preventing new infections

Until there’s a vaccine, condoms are the best way to prevent HIV infection.

24 Jul 2018 2:39 PM

Childhood infections may affect school performance

The study adds to a growing body of evidence linking poorer school achievement to an increased risk of adverse health outcomes later in life

17 Jul 2018 12:10 PM


Nursing notes may help ICU patients survive

Mortality is not the only outcome that nursing notes could potentially predict. 

16 Jul 2018 6:38 PM

Scientists reveal the way blood clots reduce the chance of infection

Clotting is a vital process to prevent life-threatening blood loss following an injury.

14 Jul 2018 4:45 PM

Cinnamon oil may help prevent superbug infections: Study

Natural products may offer a promising solution to tackle such issues.

13 Jul 2018 4:50 PM

A new pathogen can kill or blind people

It can even result in death.

08 Jul 2018 11:52 AM

Woman loses toenails due to infection caused after getting fish pedicure

Tanks aren’t always sanitised adequately and bacteria can be found in the water and the fish.

05 Jul 2018 11:55 AM


Man without limbs, lips gets shoulder skin grafted, new lips tattooed on face

Alex Lewis, had skin from his shoulder grafted around his mouth after he lost part of his face to a vicious flesh-eating infection.

02 Jul 2018 2:06 PM

Penicillin allergy could cause 'superbug' infection: Study

It may fuel the development of drug resistant bacteria.

28 Jun 2018 12:13 PM

Flu? Rapid test results may delay antiviral therapy

Decision-making for antiviral medication based on RIAT results should be discouraged, experts say.

11 Jun 2018 2:17 PM

Daily yoga practice improves sperm quality: AIIMS study

This could be explained by increase in levels of certain chemicals which increase neuroplasticity.

11 Jun 2018 1:41 PM

Driver claims human shit fell from sky and hit her eye

Driver claims waste from an aircraft dropped through her sunroof and hit her in the face, causing an infection.

09 Jun 2018 11:35 AM


No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: study

Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy was associated with a lower risk of infants being small for their gestational age.

30 May 2018 10:40 AM

Extra weight may boost patient survival: Study

Study of more than 18,000 sick people showed that the overweight were twice as likely to survive hospitalisation for an infectious disease.

25 May 2018 9:43 AM

10 die in India outbreak of brain-damaging virus, spurring rush to hospitals

The rare virus is spread by fruit bats.

23 May 2018 9:38 AM

Altered body odour can indicate Malaria, says study

According to a study conducted by the Penn State, suddenly altered body odour indicates malaria even if the microscope doesn’t.

15 May 2018 10:39 AM

US investigates bloodstream infections for link to heparin syringes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 14 cases of bloodstream infections in children.

13 May 2018 9:36 AM