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Cranberries may help combat superbugs, says study

May 31, 2019 11:13 am

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.

A growing threat

April 11, 2019 1:43 am

The latest drug-resistant microbe may not be a creation of overmedication, but of the overuse of fungicides in agriculture.

Microbes don't mutate into dangerous superbugs in space: Study

January 09, 2019 4:25 pm

While the team from Northwestern University in the US found that the bacteria isolated from the ISS did contain different genes than their Earthling counterparts, those genes did not make the bacteria more detrimental to human health.

Scientists create 'suicide bomber' that destroys superbug

August 18, 2011 5:01 pm

The specially designed bacteria can detect and destroy a hospital superbug resistant to antibiotics.

Drinking tea,coffee could make us less susceptible to deadly superbug

July 15, 2011 3:22 pm

Consumption of tea or coffee is associated with lower likelihood of MRSA nasal carriage,says Eric

Sex disease gets new 'superbug' avatar

July 11, 2011 8:00 pm

Scientists have found a 'superbug' strain of gonorrhoea,resistant to all recommended antibiotics.

NDM-1 in Pune: Researchers

April 23, 2011 1:11 am

The controversial multi-drug-resistant superbug,the origin of which has been a matter of debate with the Centre taking strong exception to it being named after New Delhi

PMO seeks report on superbug

April 19, 2011 3:25 am

With a recent Lancet report claiming the presence of superbug in Delhi’s water,the Prime Minister’s Office has asked for a detailed report on the issue,sources said.

Superbug: Delhi govt to distribute free chlorine tablets

April 13, 2011 4:41 pm

Dikshit told reporters that no superbug has been found in Delhi water.