infection News

How to take care of your feet during monsoon?

Problems can easily be dealt by following simple foot care tips like wearing comfortable and breathable footwear, say experts. Shikhee Agrawal, Head Training, The Body Shop, and Aakriti Kochar, beauty and make-up expert at Oriflame India, share some tips.

Things you need to know about swimming during menstruation

If you enjoy swimming during the rest of your cycle, there's no reason to stop just because you have your period. Female health app Clue has answered eight commonly asked questions about swimming when you're on your period,


Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital on 92nd birthday

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who turned 92 on December 11, was discharged from Lilavati hospital where he was admitted last week for a chest infection

‘Youngsters in city turning blind eye to Type II diabetes risks’

Out of the total population of Pune,14 per cent are diabetic and out of every 100 diabetic patients,five are Type I,says city-based diabetologist Dr Abhya Mutha,who is also the president and founder of Diabetes Care and Research foundation (DCRF). He says the Type I diabetic patients are mostly children,adding that their number has increased rapidly […]

One of Asia’s largest TB hospital is breeding ground for infection

Stray cats stroll near patients’ bed in the wards of the Sewri TB hospital,one of the largest in Asia

Three million Europeans catch infections in hospital annually

ECDC:one in 18 patients in European hospitals has at least one hospital-acquired infection.


Cranberry juice unlikely to prevent bladder and kidney infections

Certain sugars and flavanol compounds in cranberries prevent bacteria sticking to cells.

C-section can increase risk of infection: study

Obese women or those with diabetes were more likely to suffer from infections after a C-section.

Why you shouldn’t kiss on Valentine’s Day

Mid-Feb is usually the peak season for infectious diseases and transmits from one person to another.

As chikungunya spreads,doctors feel the need for a more affordable,accurate test

The BMC puts the total number of chikungunya cases in September at only 25,but doctors on the field say they have treated a lot more than usual this year.