skin to skin

Flesh-eating bug spreads in Britain

February 2nd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A flesh-eating form of pneumonia that is easily passed between healthy people on public transport is spreading across Britain, the Daily Mail reported.The deadly strain of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mother’s touch vital for newborn’s well being

November 3rd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 3 (IANS) A mother's constant touch is vital for the well being of a newborn but the practice of separation immediately after birth could be stressful.The current ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

MRSA danger in gyms may be exaggerated

March 4th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study has found that community gym surfaces do not appear to be reservoirs for MRSA transmission.MRSA is an antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can lead to severe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Athletes ‘prone to skin infections’

February 6th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): Dermatologists are urging athletes and coaches to be aware of the most common skin conditions caused by bacteria, viruses and fungi that occur in teammates and educating them ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Handshake with Michelle was forced: Indonesian minister

November 10th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) An Indonesian minister, who was criticised by Muslims for shaking hands with the US First Lady Michelle Obama, said on Twitter that the skin-to-skin contact was forced.Information ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kangaroo Mother Care can bring down infant mortality rate

March 31st, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): According to a recent study, Kangaroo Mother Care is one of the most effective ways to save premature babies. It is a low-cost intervention where ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Deadly rugby virus spreads among sumo wrestlers

September 29th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A new strain of herpes virus spreading skin disease among sumo wrestlers is even more virulent than its existing versions, according to researchers. "Scrumpox", or herpes gladiatorum, is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rugby virus found to cause infectious skin-disease in sumo wrestlers too

September 29th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new strain of Herpes virus, known to cause highly infectious skin disease called "scrumpox" in Rugby players, has now been found among sumo wrestlers in Japan.The ... Read more...

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Mum’s cuddles help ease preterm babies’ pain

April 24th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University, Montreal, Canada have suggested that preterm babies, born between 28 and 31 weeks, could benefit from a cuddle with their mother before and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sexually active gay men greatly prone to new, highly infectious superbug

January 15th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Sexually active gay men are at a very high-risk of acquiring a new, highly antibiotic-resistant strain of the so-called MRSA bacteria widely know as the superbug, reveals a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |