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Study Reveals That Hand Sanitizers Can Not Prevent Cold Or Flu

September 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a common perception that the hand sanitizers are better than common soaps against germs and bacteria infection. However, a recent study carried out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nano lotion curbs burns infection thousand times

September 18th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Treating second-degree burns with a nano-emulsion lotion sharply curbs bacterial growth that otherwise can jeopardise recovery. Experiments show that it reduced bacterial growth a thousandfold compared to control ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Software may help diagnose cardiac infections

September 14th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) New research suggests that "teachable software", designed to mimic the human brain, may help diagnose cardiac infections in a non-invasive manner. Endocarditis -- an infection involving the valves ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hospital bed rails, call buttons and chairs are teeming with superbugs

October 29th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has found that objects closest to patients have the highest level of hospital superbugs that often lead to potentially fatal infections.The researchers found that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

First trial to test new vaccine against multiple influenza strains successful

August 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new vaccine that could help fight several strains of influenza has passed its first phase of testing, according to researchers at the University of Texas at ... Read more...

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