dangerous bacteria

Compound created to fight malaria-causing bug

April 5th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Research by a Yale University team has found a drug showing promise for neutralizing dangerous bacteria to prevent the malaria-causing parasite from growing, a statement ... Read more...

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New antibiotic to treat adulterated food

August 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Lantibiotics, a class of antibiotics discovered by an American scientist, could help treat contaminated food.Produced by a harmless bacteria, lantibiotics could help kill harmful bugs like ... Read more...

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Russia to monitor vegetable prices after EU imports ban

June 2nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will monitor vegetable prices to prevent them from skyrocketing after the country banned vegetable imports from the European Union, an official said Thursday."We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Farm visitors ‘urged to wash hands using soap and water’

April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Hand gels and wipes are no substitute for soap and water when it comes to hygiene during visit to farms, according to health experts.The Health Protection Agency (HPA) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Could shark skin lead to possible cure for bacterial infections?

February 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): We think of sharks as the ultimate predators but if a material that prevents bacterial growth really works, we may soon owe them our lives.Modern medicine has defeated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Restaurant dishcloths harbour dangerous bacteria: Study

September 15th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A survey of 120 kitchens in Britain has found that dishcloths that are used in restaurants and takeaways often harbour nasty and possibly dangerous bacteria.The Health Protection ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, computer program that can predict bacteria’s moves

July 20th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Scientists are using computers to find how one strain of dangerous bacteria might mutate in the same way a master chess player tries to foresee an opponent's strategies. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Reusable bags are a health risk

July 6th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The University of Arizona conducted a study in which they determined that the reusable grocery bags could be a health risk. Earlier shoppers were asked to replace ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Health |

New compound found effective against resistant microbes

May 28th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) An active compound, plectasin, from fungi and lower animals may well be suitable as an effective weapon against dangerous bacteria. Plectasin is a small protein molecule that can ... Read more...

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Protein switch that kills deadly water-based pathogens discovered

May 27th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a protein switch that will help kill deadly water-based pathogens like E. coli and make for safer drinking water. Zongchao Jia, a professor of biochemistry ... Read more...

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Harmful Bacteria Found In Hand Sanitizer

March 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent inspection conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at a hand sanitizer producing factory of Puerto Rico Beverage Inc. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Old lipsticks can discolour your lips forever

February 25th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): If you are still using your discoloured lipstick to add an extra shade of pink to your lips, think again - old and out-of-date make up can cause ... Read more...

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Millions of Americans drinking ‘dirty and dangerous’ water

December 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 8 (ANI): Millions of Americans are being forced to drink dangerous and dirty water containing arsenic, uranium and bacteria, as more than 20 percent of the nation's water treatment ... Read more...

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Vicks nasal sprays recalled over bacteria fears

November 20th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Vicks nasal sprays have been recalled from markets in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, after it was learnt that they contained a dangerous bacteria.A routine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel device to wash away bedsores, chronic ulcers

August 27th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a unique device, called Dermastream, which could heal bedsores and chronic ulcers in bedridden elderly and infirm.When ill, such people are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Germaphobe” Renee Zellweger has ground rules for home visitors!

July 24th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Actress Renee Zellweger is apparently paranoid about hygiene and terrified of germs.In fact she has become such a "germaphobe" that she reportedly does not allow her ... Read more...

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Computer model to make safer salamis with longer shelf lives

January 12th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 12 (ANI): You may soon get to gorge upon salamis that are safer to eat, and have longer shelf lives, thanks to a novel computer model that can help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Light-activated treatments may solve MRSA problems after surgery

September 10th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Researchers from University College London, UK have suggested that using near infrared light along with killer dyes that can wipe out bacteria could effectively kill superbug problems ... Read more...

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Milk makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics in animals

September 8th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): In a surprising discovery, scientists have found that milk makes potentially dangerous bacteria like Staphylococcus resistant to antibiotics used for treating animals.It is known that many times, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Milk helps bacteria survive antibiotics

September 8th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Milk may help protect dangerous bacteria like Staphylococcus from antibiotics used in treating animals.Bacteria sometimes form structures called biofilms that protect them against antibiotics and the body's natural ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new technology to kill foodborne pathogens in minutes

June 25th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 25 (ANI): To counter the increasing rate of food-borne illnesses, researchers at University of Georgia have developed a new and effective technology for reducing contamination of dangerous bacteria ... Read more...

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