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Tattoos drive new source of bacterial infection?


September 7th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) If you end up with a rash on a new tattoo, don't brush it off as an allergic reaction or a normal part of the healing ... Read more...

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Now, geraniums that won’t make you sneeze


August 31st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Scientists have developed a strain of geraniums that would be completely harmless to allergy sufferers and pose no risk to natural varieties of the plant because ... Read more...

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Viruses show promise in defeating superbugs


March 26th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Scientists are harnessing viruses to beat extremely resistant bacterial infections, which are fast becoming the bane of public health. Bacteriophages are viruses that can infect bacteria ... Read more...

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Gut bugs could prevent efficacy of cholesterol drugs


October 14th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Statin drugs are quite good at busting cholesterol but they may work for some and not others because of gut bacteria, new research says.A team led ... Read more...

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Healthy bacteria could prevent obesity


May 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Healthy gut flora -- microorganisms living in the digestive tract of animals -- can reduce the risk of obesity, a study says.The study, done on rats, ... Read more...

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Embarrassed by body odour? Here are some tips to get rid of it


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Bharti Malhotra, 24, has been going through acute embarrassment due to her body odour. It has also crushed her confidence, especially after she was gifted ... Read more...

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Stress hampers intestinal bacteria making immune system inactive


April 12th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A new research has indicated that stress not only sends the human immune system into overdrive - but it can also wreak havoc on the trillions of bacteria ... Read more...

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Swipe your mobile 3 times a day with saline wipes to keep it bacteria-free


March 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Swiping your pager or cell phone just three times with a simple tissue moistened with saline would help you get rid of most of the bacteria, according to ... Read more...

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How scientists identified anthrax used in bioterrorism


March 9th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) It took nearly a decade before researchers were allowed to talk about their work identifying the anthrax strain used in the 2001 deadly letter attacks. University ... Read more...

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Bacteria linked to preterm births, developmental problems in newborns


January 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists say the type of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could be associated with preterm birth and other developmental problems in newborns."The fetal inflammatory response appears ... Read more...

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Friendly bugs to help you shed weight


January 17th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Food scientists have created friendly bugs that can help you shed pounds when added to yogurt. They found they could alter a gut bacteria to produce a ... Read more...

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NASA Announces Existence Of Bacteria Thriving On Arsenic


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the past few days, NASA has been keeping everyone in anxiety as it gave a hint about the existence of extra-terrestrial life. The space agency ... Read more...

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Antibiotics Can Alter The Good Bacteria: Study


September 15th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): While it is a known fact that taking antibiotics may result in a stomach upset, the latest research study hints at something more ... Read more...

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Japan confirms five more cases of New Delhi superbug


September 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sep 11(ANI): Japan has confirmed another five cases of infection with Acinetobacter, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, formally know as 'New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 enzyme (NDM-1)'.The cases from Teikyo University Hospital have brought ... Read more...

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Forest fires give a boost to nitrogen cycle


August 10th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): During forest fire, nitrate levels go up and the effects persist, according to recent research from University of Montana scientists.The researchers found that charcoal deposited during fire events ... Read more...

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Italy Alarmed Due To Blue Mozzarella Balls


June 21st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A shopper in Italy was recently shocked, and raised an alarm which led to a recall of at least 70,000 mozzarella balls, after noticing that the ... Read more...

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Bacteria Found In Recalled Tylenol


May 8th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, May 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) FDA has declared the Tylenol ingredients to be contaminated with bacteria. Reportedly, these are the test results which were performed upon all the Tylenol and ... Read more...

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Gut bug may influence obesity


May 7th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Obese patients who test positive for methane on their breath have a significantly higher body mass index (BMI) than their peers, according to a new Cedars-Sinai research.The study ... Read more...

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Bacterial defense mechanism code cracked


April 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): American scientists have successfully discovered how some bacteria develop structures on their surfaces that enable them to cause disease and protect themselves from the body's defences simultaneously.The ... Read more...

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Ganga may cleanse sins but it also infects you


January 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Haridwar, Jan 29 (IANS) A dip in the Ganga here, especially during the ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela, may wash away your sins but leave you with skin diseases, stomach bugs ... Read more...

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Scientists come closer to ’synthetic life’ in lab


August 21st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): A group of scientists has created a new "engineered" strain of bacteria - a development which could be described as a step towards the creation of "synthetic life".The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pinhead-sized worm may help develop new antibiotics


August 6th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A pinhead-sized worm can help in discovering and testing new antibiotics as the existing ones lose their effectiveness against drug-resistant bacteria, say researchers.Lead researcher Frederick Ausubel and colleagues ... Read more...

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More mouth germs increase risk of heart attack


April 2nd, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) People with more germs in their mouths are more prone to a heart attack, says a new American study. Though many studies have hinted at a link between ... Read more...

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Mouth bacteria ncrease heart attacks risks


April 1st, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Scientists have found that more bacteria in the mouth greatly increase the risk of heart attacks. The two main pathogens, Tannerella Forsynthesis and Preventella Intermedia, have a statistically significant ... Read more...

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Heart attack risk increases with rise in oral bacteria


April 1st, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists at the University at Buffalo have found that the risk of heart attack increases with an increase in bacteria in the mouth.The researchers have revealed that ... Read more...

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Special yogurt fights ulcer-causing bacteria


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Human clinical studies have shown how a new yogurt fights bacteria-causing gastritis and stomach ulcers, with almost vaccine-like effects. Researchers have long known that yogurt, a fermented milk ... Read more...

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Soon, anti-ulcer yoghurt


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new type of yoghurt has been found to be effective against bacteria that cause stomach ulcers, according to a new study.A type of bacteria called Helicobacter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mistletoe may prolong lives of cancer patients


December 25th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): It is known for inspiring Christmas-time kisses, and now, scientists have concluded that mistletoe may help prolong the lives of cancer patients.Yes, you heard it right. According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infection may actually help protect insects


November 3rd, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that certain type of bacteria, Wolbachia, can actually protect flies from mortality caused by pathogenic viruses. Insect virologist Karyn Johnson and her colleagues from ... Read more...

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55 mln-yr-old magnetofossils of previously unknown species unearthed


October 23rd, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A team of scientists has unearthed crystalline magnetic fossils of a previously unknown species of microorganism that lived at the boundary of the Paleocene and Eocene epochs, ... Read more...

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Cellulose powered fuel cells to run on plant waste


October 10th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Scientists are working on using cellulose to power microbial fuel cells, in which bacteria digest plant waste matter to create electricity directly.These fuel cells could be used ... Read more...

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Scientists a step closer to using bacteria to produce fuel


August 7th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): University of Sheffield researchers say that they have moved a step closer to producing fuel from bacteria. Writing about their study in the journal Bioinformatics, the researchers ... Read more...

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Common vaginal infection may up HIV infection risk


August 1st, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health have found that a common vaginal infection may make women more susceptible to ... Read more...

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Vaginal infection may increase HIV risk


August 1st, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A common vaginal infection may expose women to greater risk of HIV, according to a study by North Carolina University. Analysis of 23 published studies, including data from ... Read more...

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Study links immune response to common mouth bacteria to Alzheimer’’s


July 28th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new study by New York University researchers has established a link between the bodys immune response to a common mouth bacteria and Alzheimer''s disease.Dr. Angela ... Read more...

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