intestinal infections

Nine Peru miners rescued

April 12th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 12 (IANS) Nine miners who were trapped underground for seven days in Peru were rescued early Wednesday, authorities said.President Ollanta Humala said "mission accomplished" as he greeted them ... Read more...

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Immunise chicken to fight food-borne illness

March 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The simple expedient of vaccinating chickens against the bug C. jejuni could cut down the incidence of food poisoning.If C. jejuni contaminated poultry is not prepared ... Read more...

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Intestinal cells activate defence against salmonella bug

May 29th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) We may only have our own immune system to thank for protecting us silently from ravages of salmonella, a bug behind severe intestinal infections. Generally speaking, ... Read more...

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UAE gives clothes to flood-hit in Pakistan

September 12th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A team from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stationed in the flood-hit areas of Pakistan distributed clothes to over 700 people on the occasion of Eid, officials ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US project to map role of bacteria in human health

August 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Some patients fail to respond to treatment for intestinal infections perhaps because they are lacking certain protective bacteria, found in the human gut. Our gastrointestinal tracts are teeming ... Read more...

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China faces disease risk after floods, toll reaches 1,117

August 11th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Risk of water-borne diseases was growing in China as floods and mudslides wiped out its sanitation facilities, while people were scurrying for food and drinking water, with the ... Read more...

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11 Siberian tigers die of malnutrition in China zoo

March 11th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Eleven Siberian tigers have died of malnutrition at a zoo in China in the past three months, a wild life official said. The tigers of the Shenyang Forest ... Read more...

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Cannibalistic cells can prevent salmonella infections

August 4th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Cannibalistic process in cells plays a key role in preventing Salmonella infection, according to infectious-disease specialists at UT Southwestern Medical Center.Salmonella, the causative agent of salmonellosis, causes many ... Read more...

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Undiagnosed gastric infections aggravate severity of diarrhoea

February 16th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Diarrhoea claims nearly two million people annually, the bulk of them being from poor countries in Africa and Asia.The disease accounts for 18 percent of all deaths ... Read more...

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Breast milk provides baby molecule to build immunity

October 27th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) A molecule holds the key to mothers' ability to strengthen the immunity of the baby through breast milk, according to a latest research.The study highlights the amazing ... Read more...

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How breastfeeding transfers immunity to babies

October 23rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A research team at BYU-Harvard-Stanford has identified a molecule that is key to mothers ability to pass along immunity to intestinal infections to their babies through breast ... Read more...

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Baby girls benefit the most from breast feeding

June 2nd, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
London , June 2 (ANI): Baby girls enjoy the benefits of breast feeding much more than breast-fed boys.In fact breast- fed babies overall have an upper hand on infants on ... Read more...

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Culprit protein behind many infections identified

April 29th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
London, April 29 (IANS) Scientists have identified a protein that greatly boosts the virulence of E coli, known to cause more than 80 percent of all urinary tract and intestinal infections. The ... Read more...

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Eating sushi, undercooked seafood may cause severe intestinal infections

November 14th, 2007 - 2:19 am ICT by admin

Posted in Health |