Tag: infection

Electric field-based dressing fights bacterial infections

New York: Amid growing antibiotic resistance, Indian-origin researchers have developed a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections…

Novel app may predict hernia risk after abdominal surgery

New York: Researchers have created an app that may predict the likelihood of developing an incisional hernia following an abdominal…

Floods linked to increased skin infections in humans

New York: Floods are associated with an increased risk of skin infections among humans, a skin expert has warned. Skin…

New TB drug may shorten treatment duration: Study

New York: A new experimental antibiotic for tuberculosis (TB) has been shown to be more effective against TB than Isoniazid,…

Dengue virus infection may cause severe outcomes following Zika virus infection during pregnancy

Washington: It turns out that women who have previously been infected with dengue virus may be at greater risk for…

New copper implant to treat bone infection sans antibiotics

London: Researchers have developed a new copper implant that could help treat difficult-to-treat bone infection, without using antibiotics, finds a…

Woman accuses doctor husband of infecting her with HIV through saline

Pune: A 27-year-old woman has lodged a police complaint alleging that her doctor husband gave her an HIV-infected saline a…

Study links drug-resistant infections with higher mortality rates

Washington: In a recent study, researchers measured the burden of antibiotic resistance in low- or middle-income countries, and reported that…

Lack of hygiene among contact lens wearers may cause infection

London: Owing to poor hygiene, contact lens wearers in the UK are more at risk of developing a rare but…

Be safe from UTI this monsoon

New Delhi: Monsoon season surely brings relief from the scorching heat, but this is also the time when many health…

Routinely screening can prevent opioid use

Washington: A new study suggests that routine screening and proper treatment for patients can prevent the opioid abuse. Researchers at…

Herpes virus linked to Alzheimer’s, antivirals may help

London: Scientists have found evidence of a link between herpes infection and Alzheimer's disease as well as the potential of…

Woman looses her toe nails after this famous pedicure

Peculiar beauty treatments across the globe are sensational and widely accepted after it reaches audience watching them on social media…

Study finds ways to improve treatment of urinary tract infections

Washington: A new study has found ways to improve diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections. Scientists and physicians at…

Penicillin allergy could cause ‘superbug’ infection

Washington: Penicillin allergies can increase the risk of drug resistant 'superbug' infections, according to a study. The risk is largely…

Zika’s effects on newborns persist even in adults: Study

Sao Paulo: Scientists have discovered that Zika virus infection that can lead to birth defects and other complications such as…

Blood type influences severity of diarrhoea

New York: A bacteria associated with travellers' diarrhoea and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease…

TB: Is tolerating better than eliminating?

Washington: Turns out, tolerating an infection without eliminating a pathogen is far more beneficial than simply killing it. According to…

Bone density treatment can delay leukemia progression in kids

Sydney: Targeting a bone loss mechanism that occurs during the development of leukemia may hold the key to reducing the…

Oral antibiotics may up risk of kidney stones: Study

New York: Children and adults treated with oral antibiotics may have a higher risk of developing kidney stones, according to…