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‘Cubans immune to dozens of diseases’

January 9th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 9 (IANS) People in Cuba are immune to dozens of illness that kill millions of people in the rest of the world, health experts in the Communist-ruled nation ... Read more...

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Google GPS, gene sequencing combo tracks typhoid outbreaks

October 17th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Scientists working in Nepal have tried out a combo of cutting edge gene sequencing technology and global positioning system (GPS) to map typhoid's spread and trace ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nitric oxide can ward off deadly infections

July 24th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Nitric oxide acts against Salmonella -- a common food poisoning bug -- by disrupting its metabolism, thereby keeping infection at bay. "Nitric oxide is naturally produced ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel salmonella’s ‘dirty bag of tricks’

February 7th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Scientists have found out how the microbe salmonella infects millions with food poisoning and typhoid fever. Yale University researchers tracked how salmonella is able to ... Read more...

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Canada says athlete contracted dengue in Delhi

October 30th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 30 (IANS) Canadian gripes against the Delhi Commonwealth Games don't seem to be over yet even though the sports extravaganza ended more than a fortnight ago.Swimming Canada Friday said that ... Read more...

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FDA issues urgent food recall on frozen mamey pulp fruit due to risk of typhoid fever

August 21st, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by BNO News
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday warned consumers that La Nuestra and Goya brand pulp may put consumers at risk for typhoid fever ... Read more...

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Symptoms Of Salmonella Being Scrupulously Studied By Anxious Citizens Of America

August 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The symptoms of salmonella and the cure for the maladies stemming from salmonella have become a subject that is being analyzed meticulously by the American ... Read more...

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3.5 mn Pakistani children at risk of fatal diseases

August 17th, 2010 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 17 (IANS) Nearly 3.5 million children in Pakistan's flood-ravaged areas are at risk of contracting fatal diseases such as cholera and dysentery, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has ... Read more...

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New security threat for wireless networks in Internet cafe- Typhoid adware

May 22nd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Your internet cafe might be housing a potential security threat-called the Typhoid adware, it works in similar fashion to Typhoid Mary, the first identified healthy carrier of typhoid ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beware of sneaky Typhoid adware in cyber cafes

May 22nd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 22 (IANS) Typhoid adware, a virus, is a potential threat lurking in cyber cafés, according to computer science researchers. Adware is a software that sneaks onto computers often when users ... Read more...

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New finding may help combat typhoid fever-causing bacteria

April 16th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have identified a switch that enables Salmonella bacteria to sabotage host cells.Researchers from Imperial College London say that their finding could ultimately lead ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel biosensor can detect typhoid bacteria instantly

September 9th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Scientists from Rovira i Virgili University (URV) in Tarragona have come up with a novel biosensor that can instantly detect Salmonella typhi, the bacteria that causes typhoid fever.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Travel to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh linked to typhoid fever cases in US

August 26th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A study has linked typhoid fever cases in the U.S. to international travel, especially to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.The study also shows an increase in certain strains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vi typhoid vaccine protects young Indian children

July 23rd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A currently available and yet unused typhoid vaccine has been found effective in protecting young children in India, according to researchers.The research team from National Institute of ... Read more...

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How Salmonella survives in environment

March 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of Liverpool have shown how a single-celled organism, living freely in the environment, could be a source of Salmonella transmission to animals and humans.Salmonella ... Read more...

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle murder tale finally laid to rest

September 14th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Claims that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock Holmes, helped murder a journalist have finally been laid to rest by a church court.The Exeter Diocese ... Read more...

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Pedigree and other pet food recalled from market

September 13th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Mars Petcare US, manufacturers of well-known pet food brands such as Pedigree Ol' Roy, announced on Sep 12 it is removing products from sale. MARS Petcare has issued a national recall of ... Read more...

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DNA sequencing to help typhoid diagnosis

July 28th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) Advanced DNA sequencing technologies will help hone diagnosis and track how typhoid fever spreads and kills 600,000 people every year. The first-ever comprehensive study of multiple samples of ... Read more...

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New genome sequencing technology to help track, tackle typhoid

July 28th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 28 (ANI): A first of its kind study on next-generation DNA sequencing technologies has revealed new genetic signatures that may enable researchers to track and tackle typhoid, a ... Read more...

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`Medical negligence not always by doctor’

March 21st, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) "Medical negligence is not always on the part of the doctor," ruled the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum Wednesday while dismissing a complainant's plea. The forum held ... Read more...

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