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Shield Eyes From Infection During Monsoon

Image for representation purpose only While enjoying the rainy season, don’t forget to take care of your eyes as the climate also encourages infective microorganisms to thrive. Avoid infections like conjunctivitis, sties, dry eyes and corneal ulcers by using clean towels

Why HIV Infection Ups Tuberculosis Risk

LONDON: Researchers have found that the HIV virus increases the potency of the tuberculosis bacterium (Mtb) by affecting a central function of the immune system. In most people who are exposed to tuberculosis infection, the immune defence deals with the bacteria

Antibiotic History Of A Hospital Bed May Increase A Patient’s Risk Of Infection: Study

If the previous occupant of a hospital bed received antibiotics, the next patient who uses that bed may be at higher risk for a severe form of infectious diarrhea, according to a new study. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) diarrhea causes 27,000