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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

A new warrior to fight HIV transmission

Scientists at the University of Waterloo developed the tool.

16 Apr 2018 1:10 PM

New weapon in fight against hepatitis C infection

This study is an impressive example of how to upscale the treatment of hepatitis C.

15 Apr 2018 9:56 AM

Why is whooping cough resurging?

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Apr 2018 3:05 PM

Minimally invasive procedure used first time in India

People across the world need to know that this type of treatment is being provided in India.

23 Mar 2018 1:22 PM


Sedentary lifestyle can increase risk of urinary tract symptoms

The results support the importance of both reducing sitting time and promoting physical activity for preventing LUTS.

21 Mar 2018 8:02 PM

New study finds common infections have a bigger impact on heart health than obesity

Infection causes long-term inflammation in blood vessels.

12 Mar 2018 12:03 PM

Stored blood may be unsafe for severely injured patients: study

For severely injured patients who have massive bleeding, older blood was associated with dysfunction in blood flow.

10 Mar 2018 6:40 PM

1 in 9 people infected after gut surgery: Study

In addition, one in five infections were resistant to antibiotics given before surgery as a preventive measure.

14 Feb 2018 3:10 PM

Best ways to avoid spreading the flu in the workplace

Here is what you need to do.

12 Feb 2018 12:52 PM


'Smart thermometer' could predict flu spread

A "smart thermometer" connected to a mobile phone app can track flu activity in real time and help predict how the infection will spread.

11 Feb 2018 4:48 PM

Human reproductive organs can get infected by ebola virus, says study

Prior studies of survivors have revealed sexual transmission of Ebola virus, and that viral RNA can persist in semen following recovery.

10 Feb 2018 10:32 AM

Doctors in Singapore pull out 9-foot tapeworm through man's rectum

Such infections are usually caused due to larvae of diphyllobothrium which is found in freshwater fish.

31 Jan 2018 2:12 PM

Woman breaks her rib from a bad cough

Find out what she really had.

22 Jan 2018 4:07 PM


Just breathing can spread the flu: Study

Here is what researchers recommend for people who have the flu.

19 Jan 2018 12:55 PM

Infection caused by tampon forces model to have second leg amputated

Lauren Wasser had her right leg amputated in 2012 after she contracted a life threatening infection called toxic shock syndrome (TSS).

17 Jan 2018 3:53 PM

Maggots save homeless man from life threatening infection by cleaning his wound

Fly eggs had become implanted in the open wound on his leg causing the condition called wound myiasis.

11 Jan 2018 4:18 PM

Birth control shot may increase risk of HIV infection

As of 2016, 36.7 million people worldwide were living with HIV, according to UNAIDS.

09 Jan 2018 2:46 PM

Study claims being fat is beneficial

Researchers hope their findings could lead to new ways to boost our body's immune response to infections, cancer and vaccinations.

05 Jan 2018 11:36 AM