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Cranberries may help combat superbugs, says study

Given the popular belief that drinking cranberry juice is helpful against urinary tract infections, the researchers sought to find out more about the berry's molecular properties by treating various bacteria with a cranberry extract.

Women's bladder not sterile, contains bacteria

A recent study states that the female bladder is not a sterile place and can have both beneficial and deadly bacteria. The good bacteria found both in the vagina and bladder can act as a protective layer against urinary infections.


Be careful! Antibiotics can make you more prone to infection

Antibiotics deplete good bacteria in the gut, favouring the growth of pathogens in the process.

14 new lepto cases,toll at 7

As many as 14 new cases of suspected leptospirosis were detected since Friday with one more person dying from the disease in the same period,bringing the death toll to seven so far this season.

3 more die of leptospirosis

Three more people have died from suspected leptospirosis while four more cases have been detected since Tuesday,health authorities said on Thursday.

ERs often skip tests for babies,toddlers

Young children who arrive in Emergency wards with unexplained fevers often get no diagnostic tests.