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Monday, Feb 17, 2020


Nov 11, 2019 20:37
The children aged between 2 and 5 months had died between October 13 and November 8. The villagers attributed the deaths to some ‘unknown disease’. read more
Nov 08, 2019 16:49
Infection by the measles virus causes long-term damage to the immune system, and makes people vulnerable to other infections, according to a study which cautions parents to vaccinate their children against the highly contagious airborne disease. read more
Jul 24, 2019 05:39
Veterinarians recommend a thorough fortnightly bath and cleaning routine for pets with more fur and a monthly shampoo and clean-up for pets that have less hair. read more
May 19, 2019 11:33
According to the study published in the Journal of Nature Communications, one of the challenges in developing vaccines for STIs, such as HIV or herpes simplex virus, is understanding how to attract specialised immune cells, called CD8 T-cells, to take... read more
May 15, 2019 06:46
Heart disease and stroke accounted for 19.25% of all deaths in 2017, which is a 1.6 percentage points increase over reported deaths in 2016. Infectious and parasitic diseases caused 14.78% of all deaths; followed by respiratory ailments, which led to... read more
Apr 29, 2019 10:23
Periodontitis in particular has been studied extensively, and currently, it is considered an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic vascular diseases. read more
Apr 17, 2019 15:45
Germany hope to retain their World Group status in an indoor hard-court play-off in Riga on Friday and Saturday, but they will have to do so without their star player. read more
Mar 31, 2019 13:42
Fungi are known to make molecules similar to those of our own immune system, but why fungi make these molecules and what their function is has been a longstanding mystery. read more
Mar 18, 2019 07:54
Resident doctors may get a hardship allowance of Rs 5,000-Rs 7000 for risking infections from needle-prick wounds or cuts suffered while treating patients, officials familiar with the matter said. read more
Mar 03, 2019 13:00
Amphibians have glands scattered on their skin that produce different compounds. Their skin is inhabited by a diverse community of bacteria that produce metabolites that inhibit the growth of fungi and other bacteria. read more
Dec 23, 2018 11:41
Allergic cough is more common in the winter months when drop in temperature prevents air pollutants and allergens from dissipating, trapping them close to the ground in toxic concentrations to trigger asthma, allergic rhinitis, and other allergic di... read more
Aug 17, 2018 11:06
According to the analysis, many patients experienced an emotional response to their diagnosis and described ‘feeling dirty,’ ‘having the plague,’ or ‘feeling like a leper.’ read more
Aug 02, 2018 11:20
New superbugs are growing tolerant to alcohol-based disinfectants found in hand washes and sanitisers, allowing increasing infections to take hold, according to a study. read more
Jul 13, 2018 08:58
Mycoplasma genitalium, a newly found sexually transmitted disease, can cause irritation and bleeding after sex. Read on to know more about the STDs symptoms. If you have any of these, consult your doctor immediately. read more
Jul 01, 2018 11:58
Only six persons have survived rabies infection in India since 2010, with the first case of partial recovery documented in 2002. read more