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Tuesday, June 28, 2022



Salmonella and shigella bacteria detected in 'shawarma' samples from eatery in Kerala

May 07, 2022 10:51 pm

While Shigella is one of the leading bacterial causes of diarrhea worldwide and is an intestinal infection caused by a family of bacteria, Salmonella infection (salmonellosis) is a common bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract.

Prostate cancer linked to bacteria, raising hope of new test and treatment

April 28, 2022 10:31 am

Current tests for prostate cancer, such as the PSA test and a biopsy, are not always able to predict which cancers will be harmful. We hope that a new test that looks for the ABBS group of bacteria will be better able to detect and screen for potentially aggressive prostate cancer.

WHO says multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to chocolate products; know about the infection

April 28, 2022 2:56 pm

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Salmonella Typhimurium causes gastroenteritis leading to diarrhoea, vomiting, fever, and abdominal cramps

A science teacher explains: How important are the bacteria living in your bowels?

April 10, 2022 8:23 pm

If we eat healthy, we breed bacteria that thrive on healthy food and if we gorge on fries and burgers, we breed fast food loving bacteria.

Satellites spot oceans aglow with trillions of organisms

August 31, 2021 3:32 pm

Steven D. Miller spotted in the northwestern Indian Ocean what turned out to be a glowing patch that was nearly the size of Connecticut.

Are you are cleaning your makeup tools the right way?

January 27, 2021 2:29 pm

Count on these essential tips to ensure your makeup tools and cosmetics are not causing any skin issues

Monsoon foot care: Count on these simple home remedies

August 31, 2020 11:40 am

Make sure to pamper your feet this monsoon. Here are some simple home care remedies

Improve your gut health with these expert tips

June 04, 2020 11:40 am

Nutritionist Lovneet Batra recently shared tips to build gut health which includes a combination of prebiotics and probiotics.

To clean or not to clean: Things you may not know about your earwax

November 02, 2019 2:28 pm

The big debate has always been about whether the ear should be cleaned periodically, or if the wax should be left untouched.

Germ attack! Everything you need to know about the 'five-second rule'

October 20, 2019 7:39 am

While some actually choose to believe and follow it, others think of it as an amusing notion, albeit a stupid one.