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Infected hospitals: Prevent ‘mishaps’ at the surgical site

Antibiotics are recommended for surgeries to tackle the bacteria that reside in the skin at the site of skin incision.

21 Jul 2019 4:10 AM

Infected hospitals: Healthcare associated infections on the rise

One in 10 patients are infected in Australian hospitals, a definitive indication of a modern scourge.

21 Jul 2019 4:03 AM

Antidepressants could possibly cure a wider range of diseases

Some antidepressants may provide treatment for multiple infectious diseases.

02 Jun 2019 12:45 PM

Study links drug-resistant infections with higher mortality rates

Here is what a new study has found.

18 Nov 2018 9:54 AM

Cases of gastrointestinal diseases increase with heat and cold

Here is what a new study has found.

29 Oct 2018 2:56 PM


Probe health hazards posed by currency notes: CAIT to Jaitley

The traders' body quoted findings from various studies which claimed the notes were contaminated.

02 Sep 2018 4:53 PM

Humoral response corresponds to production of antibodies

Researchers have examined the humoral responses of 1,000 healthy people to common infections and vaccines.

07 Aug 2018 1:11 PM

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

Portable music players tied to hearing loss in kids

Headphones also are not the only way that children may develop hearing loss.

22 Jun 2018 4:11 PM

Natural extracts may fight bacterial infections

An increasing number of unplanned surgeries are being performed to fight infections.

10 Jun 2018 8:12 AM


For job-related skin problems, best prevention unclear

Gloves and barrier creams can help to diminish the impact and direct contact of the irritating chemicals on the skin.

30 May 2018 10:03 AM

Hotter bodies fight infections, tumours better: study

Small rises in temperature, such as during a fever, increase the speed of a cellular 'clock' that controls the response to infections.

21 May 2018 6:21 PM

Drug-filled, 3D printed dentures may fight fungal infections

The technology allows clinicians to rapidly create customised dentures chair-side, a vast improvement over conventional manufacturing.

26 Apr 2018 6:40 PM

Being treated for kidney-related ailments, infections: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley also said the future course of his treatment would be determined by the doctors treating him.

05 Apr 2018 8:50 PM

Virus risk on planes slimmer than you think

Here is what anew study has found.

20 Mar 2018 10:27 AM


Multiple vaccines don't make kids prone to infection: study

This new study suggests the theory of overloading an infant's immune system is highly unlikely.

07 Mar 2018 12:21 PM

Here are mistakes men make while using condoms

Many men do not know if they don’t follow instructions on the packet their condoms are rendered less effective.

16 Feb 2018 2:52 PM

Eat garlic to fight chronic infections

Here's why.

28 Nov 2017 11:55 AM

A new weapon against allergies

These findings give insight into the functioning of local immune responses.

17 Nov 2017 9:50 AM

Certain medications can give older people dry mouth

Read on to find out more.

30 Oct 2017 9:00 AM